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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Elina Svitolina lost in semi-finals of tournament in Montreal

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Svitolina was in one step from the final. American Sloane Stephens was her rival in the semi-finals. The match completed with a confident victory of the American player in two sets – 3:6, 3:6. Stephens to play with the number one player of the world Simona Halep.

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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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NASA launches research Solar probe

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The probe was launched on the Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral in State Florida, the USA

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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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UN Monitoring Mission urges Ukraine to investigate violations of civilians rights in Ilovaisk tra...

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At the same time, Fraser welcomed the investigation of Ukraine’s General Prosecutor’s Office on cases of ill-treatment towards the Ukrainian military

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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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Protest in Tel Aviv: Thousands of people against Jewish nation law

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Protesters were shouting ‘Equality’ and ‘Nation-state is apartheid’ in Arabian and Hebrew

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Gazprom experiencing difficulties borrowing abroad due to assets frozen in Naftogaz lawsuit – media

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It makes economic sense for the corporation to borrow overseas, which is unlikely to become problematic as Gazprom has a strong supply of liquidity and there is an opportunity to obtain loans issued by Russian banks.

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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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Bloomberg: Sanctions-proofing helps Russia keep economy chugging along

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President Vladimir Putin’s efforts to protect Russia after past rounds of U.S. sanctions are leaving the economy more insulated even as the threat of further penalties rattles markets this week. Four years after the first major curbs were imposed over the Ukraine crisis, Russia’s economy is growi...

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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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'It is urgent now': OSCE urges Russia to release Sentsov

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It's been 89 days that the Ukrainian filmmaker starves in the Russian prison, demanding to release all political prisoners from Ukraine; his health conditions remain of big concern

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24 hours in Donbas: One Ukrainian serviceman dies

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Enemy sniper squad opened fire near Mariinka

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Sentsov is not going to stop hunger strike – lawyer

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Dmitry Dinze, the lawyer of Ukrainian political prisoner Oleg Sentsov, emphasizes that his client experiences serious health problems but is not going to stop hunger strike.

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