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New fires fanned by strong winds flare near Chernobyl

New fires broke out in the area around the defunct Chernobyl nuclear plant, fanned by heavy winds that have made it harder to put out the blaze, Ukrainian officials said. Emergency workers managed several days ago to contain an …

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Kiev and Donetsk complete first prisoner swap this year

The first prisoner exchange in 2020 between the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) and Ukraine has ended, the Donetsk republic’s envoy to the Contact Group’s humanitarian subgroup and DPR Human Rights Commissioner Darya Morozova …

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Chernobyl fire extinguished by rain

Open flames burning in Chernobyl’s exclusion zone have been extinguished after rain fell in the region north of Kiev early on Tuesday morning, Ukraine’s emergency service has said. "There are no open flames," …

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Ukraine may submit new gas questions to Gazprom

The supervisory board of NJSC Naftogaz Ukraine will consider the possibility of filing new lawsuits against Russia's Gazprom for the total amount of $17.3 billion, Naftogaz Executive Director Yuriy Vitrenko said. "My team …

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Vladimir Zelensky ready to adopt unpopular measures

In relations between the IMF and Ukraine, the long-awaited clearance has come for Kiev. Ukraine will receive money, but must pass laws that the majority in the country considers unacceptable. Actually, Kiev has been notified about the terms …

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Kyiv stops  all public transportation

As part of the fight against the coronavirus outbreak, public transport in Kyiv will be halted starting from March 22. "Kyiv stops passenger traffic, except for emergency workers, pharmacies and grocery stores starting from …

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Coronavirus headquarters established in Ukraine

In Ukraine, under the Ministry of Health, an operational headquarters for countering coronavirus was created at the Public Health Center, the press service of the Ukrainian health department reported. ”On March 14, 2020, in order …

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U.S. and Naftogaz to sabotage Nord Stream 2?

Naftogaz is in talks with Washington to ultimately prevent Russia from constructing the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, CEO of Naftogaz Andriy Kobolyev said while delivering a speech at the Atlantic Council. "The game …

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Ukrainian pensioner comes to life before funeral

In Ukraine, in the Vinnytsia region, 83-year-old pensioner Ksenia Diduh woke up 10 hours after the death recorded by doctors. Relatives have already organized the woman’s funeral, even managed to dig a grave. At the …

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Ukraine says it could sue Iran for downed plane

States whose citizens died in a UIA airliner shot down by an Iranian missile reserve the right to apply to international institutions, said Ukrainian FM Vadim Prystayko to the correspondent of the Eurointegration in Munich, News.am …

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