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Polygraph: Russian state news agency blames Ukraine for breakdown in relations, Ignores Russian a...

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On October 22, the Russian state-owned news agency RIA Novosti ran a story on President Vladimir Putin giving an order to draw up a list of counter-sanctions against Ukraine in retaliation for that country’s sanctions against Russia. RIA Novosti cited a statement on the Kremlin’s website which de...

Euromaidan Press: Some 50 percent of Ukrainians support Eurointegration

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The majority of Ukrainians (52 percent) think Ukraine should become an EU member, reveals the survey conducted by the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation in August 2018. Another poll’s find is that 51 percent of respondents align themselves with Ukraine’s entrance to the European Unio...

UkrInform: Poroshenko promises more funding for Ukrainian athletes in 2019 state budget

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President Petro Poroshenko has said that the draft state budget for 2019 will envisage more funds to ensure proper conditions for the training of Ukrainian athletes. Read more here. The post UkrInform: Poroshenko promises more funding for Ukrainian athletes in 2019 state budget appeared first on ...

112.ua: 360 cases of use of illicit arms recorded in Ukraine over September

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360 cases of using illegal arms recorded in Ukraine in September, as the press office of the Ministry of Temporarily Occupied Territories reported. Read more here. The post 112.ua: 360 cases of use of illicit arms recorded in Ukraine over September appeared first on KyivPost.

No arms detonation at Ichnya ammo depot, fire localized

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There were no cases of detonation of ammunition in the territory of the 6th Arsenal of the Defense Ministry near the town of Druzhba, Ichnyansky District, Chernihiv region for the past day, the State Emergencies Service has reported. “No explosions have been recorded on the territory of the...

Associated Press: Erdogan says Saudis planned writer’s murder

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The Latest on the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Turkey’s president says Saudi officials started planning to murder Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi days before his death in Saudi Arabia’s Istanbul consulate. Read more here. The post Associated Press: Erdogan sa...

Reuters: How the man behind Khashoggi murder ran the killing via Skype

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He ran social media for Saudi Arabia’s crown prince. He masterminded the arrest of hundreds of his country’s elite. He detained a Lebanese prime minister. And, according to two intelligence sources, he ran journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s brutal killing at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul by giving or...

UNIAN: Sentsov likely to win 2018 Sakharov Prize

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Brussels reporter for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Rikard Jozwiak has said illegally convicted Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov, who is imprisoned in Russia, will likely win the 2018 Sakharov Prize. Read more here. The post UNIAN: Sentsov likely to win 2018 Sakharov Prize appeared first on...

UNIAN: Russia furiously reacts to idea of renaming Crimea

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Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, Member of Parliament of Ukraine Refat Chubarov’s idea of renaming Crimea has been met with a furious reaction in Russia. Read more here. The post UNIAN: Russia furiously reacts to idea of renaming Crimea appeared first on KyivPost.

RFE/RL: Russian, Pakistani forces launch joint exercise in northwestern Pakistan

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Around 200 Russian and Pakistani troops have kicked off annual joint exercises in the mountainous Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in northwestern Pakistan. A contingent of more than 70 mountain troops from a motorized rifle brigade based in the North Caucasus republic of Karachai-Cherkessia is partic...

Daily Digest: Top news of Monday, Oct. 22

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•  Backwards day? This time, Russia is imposing the sanctions on Ukraine. President Vladimir Putin has ordered the Russian government to draw up a series of measures as a response to “unfriendly actions by Ukraine towards citizens of the Russian Federation.” However, it’s unclear what exact...

EU Court on Oct. 24 could clear the way for Austria’s Supreme Court to extradite Firtash to US

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The European Union’s Court of Justice in Luxembourg on October 24, 2018 plans to deliver its decision on a filing dated May 4, 2017. The Austrian Supreme Court (Oberster Gerichtshof Österreichs) is waiting for the verdict before ruling on the on the appeal of Ukrainian businessman Dmytro Fi...

New York Times: US begins first cyberoperation against Russia aimed at protecting elections

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The United States Cyber Command is targeting individual Russian operatives to try to deter them from spreading disinformation to interfere in elections, telling them that American operatives have identified them and are tracking their work, according to officials briefed on the operation. Read mo...

Groysman says there won’t be another rise in gas prices

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There is no issue of another 35 percent increase in gas prices for the population, Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman has said. “There is no and cannot be the issue of raising [the tariffs] by another 35 percent, this will not happen because it is unacceptable for Ukrainian citize...

Guardian: World’s oldest intact shipwreck discovered in Black Sea

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Archaeologists have found what they believe to be the world’s oldest intact shipwreck at the bottom of the Black Sea where it appears to have lain undisturbed for more than 2,400 years. Read more here. The post Guardian: World’s oldest intact shipwreck discovered in Black Sea appeared first...

UkrInform: Ukraine wins third gold medal at Invictus Games

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Ukraine has won a third gold medal on the third day of the Invictus Games, the press service of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry has reported. “The third day of the Invictus Games in Sydney – the third gold medal for the Ukrainian national team. This time in powerlifting. Congratulation...

Ukraine, Albania, Norway and Montenegro join extension of EU sanctions against Russia

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The Candidate Countries Montenegro and Albania, and the EFTA country Norway, member of the European Economic Area, as well as Ukraine, align themselves with Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain countries concerning restrictive measures in respect ...

UkrInform: Ukraine to switch to winter time on Oct. 28

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Ukraine will switch to winter daylight saving time in the early hours of October 28, when the clocks will go backwards one hour. Read more here.   The post UkrInform: Ukraine to switch to winter time on Oct. 28 appeared first on KyivPost.

112.ua: Large-scale car accident in Kyiv, 17 cars damaged, one injured

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Car accident with 18 cars happened in Kyiv downtown, as 112 Ukraine correspondent reports. A huge traffic jam occurred as a result. Read more here. The post 112.ua: Large-scale car accident in Kyiv, 17 cars damaged, one injured appeared first on KyivPost.

RFE/RL: Russia tries seven for bath lotion drinking deaths

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The defendants were charged with production and selling the bath lotion that contained methanol — which can be fatal if consumed — instead of regular alcohol, or ethanol. Read more here. The post RFE/RL: Russia tries seven for bath lotion drinking deaths appeared first on KyivPost.

UNIAN: Ukraine reports 12 separatist attacks in past 24 hours

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Russian-led forces mounted 12 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, in the last 24 hours. Read more here. The post UNIAN: Ukraine reports 12 separatist attacks in past 24 hours appeared first on KyivPost.

Associated Press: WADA says Russia critics harming doping fight

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Unnerved by public disputes and bullying claims, the World Anti-Doping Agency is urging critics of the decision to reinstate Russia to cease their distracting attacks. WADA director general Olivier Niggli told The Associated Press it’s more beneficial to work with the country, as the three-year s...

112.ua: Crimean Titan factory resumes its operation

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‘Titanium investments’ or more commonly known as ‘Crimean Titan’ resumed its operation on October 20, reports the press office of the Rosprirodnadzor (Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resources). Read more here. The post 112.ua: Crimean Titan factory resumes its operation appeared first...

Bloomberg: Bolton tells Russians election interference was ineffective

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White House National Security Adviser John Bolton told his Russian counterpart that his country’s interference in the 2016 presidential election didn’t affect the outcome but has nonetheless damaged relations with the U.S. Read more here. The post Bloomberg: Bolton tells Russians election interfe...

RFE/RL: Trump cites China nuclear buildup in vowing to abandon treaty with Russia

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U.S. President Donald Trump says that his decision to withdraw from a decades-old nuclear treaty with Russia was driven not just by Moscow’s alleged violations but by a need to respond to China’s nuclear buildup. Read more here. The post RFE/RL: Trump cites China nuclear buildup in vo...