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Russian proxies attack ATO forces four times overnight
Сентябрь 21, 2015
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Russian proxies attack ATO forces four times overnight

The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine four times overnight, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) wrote on Facebook on Monday. "In general, the militants adhered to the ceasefire, but still there were some cases of the use of weapons by the enemy. From...

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Cuba: Pope Francis meets Fidel Castro after Havana Mass (photos)
Сентябрь 21, 2015
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Cuba: Pope Francis meets Fidel Castro after Havana Mass (photos)

Pope Francis has met Cuba's former President, Fidel Castro, after celebrating Mass in front of tens of thousands of people in Havana. The two men discussed world affairs and religion, in what the Vatican called an "informal and friendly" encounter. Before the meeting, Pope Francis gave a homily in which he urged...

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No casualties among Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day
Сентябрь 21, 2015
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No casualties among Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

No Ukrainian soldiers were killed or wounded in the Donbas conflict zone in the past day, presidential administration press secretary for Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) issues Colonel Oleksandr Motuzianyk said. "Over the last day, no Ukrainian soldiers were killed or injured as a result of military clashes,"...

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Center-2015: Russia’s biggest military drills of the year enter final stage (PHOTOS)
Сентябрь 20, 2015
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Center-2015: Russia’s biggest military drills of the year enter final stage (PHOTOS)

The year’s largest military drills in Russia are concluding, with nearly 100,000 servicemen preparing to return to home bases. The exercise involved all the armed forces. The firing range saw Iskander missile complexes testing strike precision. On Sunday, troops and military vehicles are making the last accelerated march...

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Ukrainian interest. Long-awaited sanctions, bargaining Putin, and taming of Gazprom
Сентябрь 20, 2015
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Ukrainian interest. Long-awaited sanctions, bargaining Putin, and taming of Gazprom

Ukraine imposed sanctions against Russian businesses and individuals, as well as some foreigners, actively involved in the annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea and in destabilization in Donbas. The Russian president is trying to sell to the world community the recipe of Syrian conflict settlement, for his own benefit. Gazprom...

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Migrant crisis: Thirteen die in ferry collision off Turkey
Сентябрь 20, 2015
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Migrant crisis: Thirteen die in ferry collision off Turkey

At least 13 migrants, including children, have died after their dinghy and a ferry collided off Turkey, the coastguard there says. The accident happened close to the port of Canakkale. The boat was on its way to the Greek island of Lesbos. In a second incident, Greece's coastguard said 26 people were feared missing from a...

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Wikipedia made a top 10 list of Ukrainian natural places (photos)
Сентябрь 18, 2015
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Wikipedia made a top 10 list of Ukrainian natural places (photos)

Wikipedia made a top 10 list of Ukrainian natural places of interest and sent it to participate in the project "Wiki Loves Earth". 1. Granite-steppe lands of Buh 2. Alushta, Crimea 3. Сarpathian National Nature Park 4. Alushta, Crimea 5. Carpathian Biosphere Reserve 6. Carpathian National Nature Park 7. Kinburn...

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Mexico arrests Guerrero gang leader
Сентябрь 18, 2015
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Mexico arrests Guerrero gang leader

The Mexican authorities have arrested a gang leader who they say was a key figure in the disappearance of 43 students last year in the town of Iguala in Guerrero state. The Mexican authorities have arrested a gang leader who they say was a key figure in the disappearance of 43 students last year in the town of Iguala in...

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Calm night in Donbas: only one militant attack recorded
Сентябрь 18, 2015
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Calm night in Donbas: only one militant attack recorded

The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine only once overnight, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) wrote on Facebook on Friday. "The last day was almost calm in the Donbas conflict zone. The only shelling of our positions was recorded in the direction of...

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Migrant crisis: Croatia closes border crossings with Serbia
Сентябрь 18, 2015
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Migrant crisis: Croatia closes border crossings with Serbia

Croatia has closed seven of its eight road border crossings with Serbia following a huge influx of migrants. Officials said they had no choice after more than 13,000 people entered the country since Hungary fenced off its border with Serbia earlier this week. Many have been taken by bus to reception centres but some say they...

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Carpathian hutsuls in retro photos
Сентябрь 18, 2015
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Carpathian hutsuls in retro photos

  Carpathian secrets The Carpathians seem to harbour many secrets. Some historians think it was from the area of the Carpathian Mountains that the Indo-Europeans began to spread across Europe in the western and eastern directions; the mysterious White Croatians are believed to have had their state there; there are stories...

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Global food prices fall at fastest rate in seven years
Сентябрь 18, 2015
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Global food prices fall at fastest rate in seven years

Last month saw a 5.2% fall in global food prices, the biggest drop in seven years, according to the UN. Its Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) saw monthly falls in all major commodities, from milk and vegetables to oils, sugar and cereals. Food producers are being hit by slowing demand in China and a Russian embargo on...

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