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20 June 2018

Ukraine

Ukraine's Tymoshenko announces she will run for president (3)
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian opposition leader and political veteran Yulia Tymoshenko said on Wednesday she would run for president in elections due next year. "I will run for the presidency of Ukraine," she said during a question-and- answer video posted on her official Facebook page. Tymoshenko led an opinion poll conducted in May by the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation and the Kiev-based Razumkov think-tank,
Poroshenko appoints Zhebrivsky as auditor of NABU (4)
Ukrinform President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree to appoint Pavlo Zhebrivsky an auditor of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU). "To include Pavlo Zhebrivsky in the composition of the external control commission for conducting an independent evaluation (audit) of the effectiveness of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine," reads the document. The decree comes into force from the date of its publication.
Ukraine, Israel discuss readiness on signing FTA (6)
1 min read Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin has agreed with Israeli leaders on the readiness of the Free Trade Agreement between Ukraine and Israel, the press service of the Ukrainian ministry has said. "During the meeting, the sides discussed and agreed upon many topics of mutual interest, particularly in the area of trade and investment, agriculture and water management, energy and communications,
Volgograd provides the proper perspective at World Cup (3)
Pan Pylas, Associated Press Updated 3:57 am, Wednesday, June 20, 2018 window._taboola = window._taboola || []; _taboola.push({ mode: 'thumbnails- c', container: 'taboola-interstitial-gallery-thumbnails-5', placement: 'Interstitial Gallery Thumbnails 5', target_type: 'mix' }); _taboola.push({flush: true}); Photo: Frank Augstein, AP Image 1of/5 Caption Close Image 1 of 5 In this photo taken on Sunday, June 17, 2018, 72 year old Vitaly Danilkin
Wildlife crime: global seizures and arrests in transcontinental operation (3)
LYON, France - An international operation against the illegal trade in wildlife and timber has seen hundreds of seizures worldwide as well as suspects arrested. Codenamed Thunderstorm and targeting the people and networks behind global wildlife crime, the operation involved police, customs, border, environment, wildlife and forestry agencies from 92 countries and resulted in millions of dollars-worth of seizures.
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