Lomachenko achieves WBA super champion status

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Now, the Ukrainian boxer can fight with any champion regardless of the weight category

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Kyiv Hilton manager Hassan Ragab dead at 46

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Hassan Ragab, the general manager at Hilton Kyiv, died on Aug. 14, hotel staff confirmed on Aug. 15 Galyna Petrenko, a business development manager at Hilton, confirmed the news but hasn’t specified any details. Ragab was 46. Ragab had worked at the Hilton Kyiv since its opening in March 2014, th...

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UNIAN: Three companies competing to build subway in Kyiv’s Vynohradar

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Three Ukrainian-based companies have submitted their bids for a tender to build a subway section worth Hr 5.99 billion ($221 million) that will extend the Syretsko-Pecherska line from the Syrets subway station to the Vynohradar residential area in Kyiv’s Podilsky district. Read more here. T...

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25 orphans, children of deceased Ukrainian soldiers go on vacation to Greece

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Ten orphans and 15 children of deceased participants in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) in eastern Ukraine have left Dnipropetrovsk region for two weeks for free holidays in Greece, Head of Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration Valentyn Reznichenko has said. According to him, this was pos...

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More than 1.5 mln internally displaced persons registered in Ukraine

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A total of 1.517,757 internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the temporarily occupied territories of Donbas and Crimea have been registered in Ukraine.

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Reuters: Kremlin – Putin has not yet ordered retaliatory sanctions against US

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President Vladimir Putin has not yet ordered retaliatory sanctions against the United States because Washington has not yet introduced new restrictions on Moscow and it is unclear what those curbs will be, the Kremlin said on August 13. Read more here. The post Reuters: Kremlin – Putin has ...

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President Poroshenko signs law on family farm corporations into law

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From now on, a family farm corporation may be created without the need to set up a business

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RFE/RL: Russian rights official allowed to visit hunger-striking Sentsov in prison

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Russia’s Federal Penitentiary Service (FSIN) has allowed a member of Russia’s Presidential Advisory Council On Human Rights to visit Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, who has been on hunger strike in a Russian prison for the past three months. Advisory Council Chairman Mikhail Fedotov...

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US urged Britain to withdraw from Iran nuclear agreement

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US Ambassador called on the European Union not to invest in the Iranian economy, stressing the need for "permanent and significant" changes in this country

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Destroyer of U.S. Sixth Fleet enters Black Sea

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It is reported that the ship will hold the operations on security along with the allies

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BBC: Laima Vaikule – Latvian pop star angers Russia with Crimea snub

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Latvian pop singer Laima Vaikule is facing criticism in Russia for refusing to perform in Crimea, which was controversially taken over by Moscow four years ago. Vaikule was a star in the 1990s and still has many fans in Russia. But she said she “won’t go there”. Read more here. ...

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Prosecutor's office suspects ex-diplomat of misappropriating UAH 1.5 mln

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Kyiv Local Prosecutor's Office No. 10 has declared a former employee of Ukraine's Embassy in the Republic of South Africa a suspect in misappropriating state budget funds in the amount of UAH 1.5 million, the press service of the prosecutor's office has reported.

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IMF mission to visit Kyiv in September

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The mission will discuss the following steps including the financial support

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UkrInform: Foreign Ministry, Trade Union to open Marine Information Center in Kherson

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The Foreign Ministry and Marine Transport Workers’ Trade Union of Ukraine will open Marine Information Center in Kherson city. The Department of Consular Service of the Foreign Ministry of Ukraine wrote this on Twitter. Read more here. The post UkrInform: Foreign Ministry, Trade Union to op...

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Meduza: Putin says Russia needs more ‘positivity’ on social media

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Amid growing concerns about absurd criminal prosecutions against Russian Internet users, Vladimir Putin visited an educational forum on August 15 and told the team behind an online animation studio that they’re giving the Web something it gravely needs: “positivity.” “Social networks need 100 per...

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EU to issue another 15.5 million euro to Ukraine for public administration reform

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The European Union has decided to issue 15.5 million euro of budget assistance to Ukraine for the reform of the public administration sector, the press service of the EU Delegation to Ukraine has reported. Based on the results achieved by Ukraine in reforming the public administration sector in 2...

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US suspends Open Skies treaty with Russia

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The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 signed by the U.S. President Donald Trump stipulates suspension of cooperation with the Russian Federation under the Open Skies treaty.

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IMF mission to visit Kyiv from Sept 6 to 19

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A mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will visit Ukraine from September 6 to September 19, IMF Resident Representative in Ukraine Goesta Ljungman has said.

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Bloomberg: Kushner’s ties to Russia-linked group began with Kissinger lunch

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In March 2016, as the U.S. foreign policy establishment shunned presidential candidate Donald Trump, his son-in-law Jared Kushner was invited to lunch for a think tank urging detente with Russia and struggling for influence in Washington. The meeting at Manhattan’s Time Warner Center, which hasn’...

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Belarusian tankman from Somalia battalion arrested in Donbas

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A court has arrested for two months a citizen of Belarus who fought on the side of terrorists in the Somalia battalion in Donbas and took an active part in the seizure of Donetsk Airport in 2015, the press service of the Donetsk Regional Prosecutor's Office reported on Tuesday.

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Car accident in Zhytomyr region: bus driver fell asleep, did not attempt to brake

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Also, the expert study showed that the constructive changes in the brake system of the passenger bus were made

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U.S. destroyer Carney enters Black Sea

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The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) entered the Black Sea on August 12, according to the press office of the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet.

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Defense Secretary: Ukrainian Luch missiles are better than Russian

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These missiles are actively used at the frontline and are popular abroad

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About 70% of Crimean steppe area unsuitable for farming

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Farmers can no longer use about 70% of the Steppe area of Crimea because of the drought consequences.

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4G launched at ten seaside resorts in Ukraine

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Vodafone Ukraine has provided 4G coverage in ten resorts on the Black Sea and the Sea of ​​Azov coast.

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