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24 hours in Donbas: 14 ceasefire violations, one Ukrainian serviceman suffers

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The representatives of illegal armed formations used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms

How corruption actually works in Ukraine

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Investigative journalist Oleksa Shalayskiy explained how corruption has functioned in government since the watershed moment of the Maidan

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK: AUG. 13 – 17

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Read about Donbas conflict in Ukraine, political prisoners, Yanukovych case, preparations for the Independence Day and other important news of the week

Detained Ukrainian reporter Aseev confesses to his spying on camera

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The militants are accused of making the prisoner confess

World Bank says preparing $650 million loan guarantee for Ukraine

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An IMF mission is planning to visit Ukraine from September 6-19

Imprisoned Ukrainian journalist ‘confesses’ to espionage in Russian television interview

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A Russian television channel has aired an interview with kidnapped journalist Stanislav Aseev, in which he confesses to working for Ukrainian intelligence in the Russian-occupied Donbas. Broadcast on the Rossiya 24 television channel on Aug. 17, the interview has raised concerns that Aseev, who h...

Italy moves to crack down on its fighters in Ukraine's Donbas

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The three Italians who have so far evaded arrest are reported to be Andrea Palmeri, Gabriele Carugati, and Massimiliano Cavalleri

Police detain two more suspects of attack on Handziuk

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In particular, there is a detainee who was previously wanted

Lviv flooded after heavy rain, - photo, video

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The level of the water on Sakharova Street reaches about one meter

Customs officers allowed to detain suspects of NABU cases with no decision of court

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If an individual gets caught red-handed, he can be detained without the decision of the court

42,26 million people live in Ukraine, - State Statistics Service

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The number of those who died significantly surpasses the number of the born people

Ukraine holds tests of new cruising missile, - photo

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The missile hit a sea target at a distance of 100 km

Sweden’s H&M to open first store in Kyiv Aug. 18, second store to open in October

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The Iconic Swedish fast-fashion clothing brand H&M is to officially open its first store in Ukraine on Aug. 18, and plans to open its second store in October, the company’s representatives said at a press conference in Kyiv on Aug. 17. “Its always hard to say is there a perfect time to enter,...

Rebuilding Ukraine: an assessment of EU assistance

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The challenge of transforming Ukrainian institutions requires a smarter, more flexible and more differentiated approach to using EU assistance for individual projects

UkrInform: Ryanair launches ticket sales for flights from Ukraine

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Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelian has said that Irish low-cost Ryanair airline launches ticket sales on all flights from Ukraine with fares starting from 13 euros in one direction. The minister wrote this on his Facebook page on August 17. Read more here.  The post UkrInform: Ryanair laun...

Reuters: Jury to weigh Manafort fate for second day after ‘reasonable doubt’ surprise

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The jury in the bank and tax fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will deliberate for a second day on August 17 after asking questions that prompted speculation that a verdict may not be imminent. Read more here. The post Reuters: Jury to weigh Manafort fate for second day ...

Merkel claims she does not expect great results from talks with Putin

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According to the German Chancellor, they will discuss a wide range of the issues

NSDC’s Turchynov attends cruise missile test: "Our missiles capable of reliably protect Black Sea...

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Another stage of tests of the Ukrainian-made cruise missile was held in the southern part of the Odesa region.

Poroshenko signs law for paying down wage arrears to miners

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed into law a bill on introducing amendments to the law on the national budget for 2018, which allocates to state-owns mines an additional Hr 1.4 billion for paying down wage arrears to coal miners. “The law provides the 2018 state budget to tran...

Ryanair launches ticket sales for flights from Ukraine – Omelian

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Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelian has said that Irish low-cost Ryanair airline launches ticket sales on all flights from Ukraine with fares starting from 13 euros in one direction.

Military parade in Kyiv to mark 27 years of Ukrainian independence

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A military parade will take place in Kyiv on the occasion of Ukraine’s Independence Day on August 24. It is indicated in the plan of action on preparations for the celebration of the 27th anniversary of the country’s independence and the 100th anniversary of the revival of Ukrainian s...

Reuters: Merkel lowers expectations before talks with Putin

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on August 17 she did not expect her August 18 meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin to produce any particular results. Read more here. The post Reuters: Merkel lowers expectations before talks with Putin appeared first on KyivPost.

America is Addicted to Sanctions

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Ukraine is a good case study in the ineffectiveness of sanctions

Agrarian Policy Ministry invites agrarians to attend international exhibitions abroad

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At the end of October, a number of international agricultural exhibitions will take place in Vietnam, Iran, Kazakhstan and India, and Ukrainian agricultural producers are invited to visit them.

Anger as Austria's foreign minister invites Putin to her wedding

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Critics say Russian leader’s attendance undermines EU’s tough stance over UkraineVladimir Putin is to attend the wedding of the Austrian foreign minster, Karin Kneissl, triggering outrage among critics who say her invitation undermines the EU’s stance against Russia over Ukraine.The Russian presi...