Ukraine

Behind in the polls, Trump unloads on Biden at White House press event (5)
posted July 15, 2020 at 12:30 pm by AFP and Jerome Cartillier He started with announcements on China and Hong Kong, but quickly switched to the real reason for holding a press event - his election opponent Joe Biden. US President Donald Trump gestures as he delivers a press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on July 14, 2020.
Five presidential candidates registered in Belarus (4)
CEC. An archive photo News of the story "2020 Belarus Presidential Election" Savinykh: OSCE PA will not be able to send observers to presidential election in Belarus Opinion poll: Majority of Belarusians views presidential election as important event MINSK, 14 July (BelTA) - The Central Election Commission (CEC) of Belarus registered five presidential candidates on 14 July, BelTA has learned. The people who will run for president include Andrei Dmitriyev, Anna
Ukraine unsure about downed airliner (3)
World AFP July 15, 2020 Kiev : Ukraine said on Tuesday it was too early to conclude that a Kiev- bound passenger plane was shot down by Iran in January because of human error as Tehran has claimed. Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 was hit by two missiles and crashed shortly after taking off from Tehran's main airport on January 8 amid heightened US-Iran tensions.
Ukraine bans annual Rosh Hashanah pilgrimage to Uman due to pandemic (1)
A letter from the government said the decision 'has nothing to do with politics and antisemitism', while urging Israeli officials understand and agree with the move By JTA July 15, 2020, 8:29 am Jewish pilgrims at the Tomb of Nachman of Breslov in Uman (Wikipedia/Author Nahoumsabban/ Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-SA 3.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/legalcode)
Music streaming giant Spotify expands to Russia and Eastern Europe (1)
A headset is seen in front of a screen projection of Spotify logo, in this picture illustration taken April 1, 2018. (Reuters) AFP Tuesday 14 July 2020 Music streaming giant Spotify announced Tuesday it was launching its service in Russia and 12 other countries around Eastern Europe. Spotify would become available to users immediately, according to a statement, which added that the Swedish streaming service was now accessible in 92 markets.
09:24 15.07.2020 Georgieva: It is in the interest of Ukraine to preserve independence of NBU (2)
Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kristalina Georgieva in a phone conversation has urged Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to preserve the independence of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU). "The reform of the NBU and its performance over the past five years is a clear success story for Ukraine.
Spotify expands to Russia and Eastern Europe (1)
Author: AFP Update: 14.07.2020 20:50 In addition to Russia, Spotify is rolling out in Albania, Belarus, Bosnia- Herzegovina, Croatia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia and Ukraine / © AFP/File Music streaming giant Spotify announced Tuesday it was launching its service in Russia and 12 other countries around Eastern Europe. Spotify would become available to users immediately, according to a
Kiev disagrees with Iran's theory on Ukrainian jet crash: Ukrainian FM (2)
Video PlayerClose KIEV, July 14 (Xinhua) - Ukraine does not agree with Iran's claim that the downing of the Ukraine International Airlines passenger plane was due to human error, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said Tuesday. "I want to emphasize today clearly: It is too early to say that the plane was shot down as a result of a human error, as the Iranian side claims.
Zelensky signs law on mechanisms for debt repayment in wholesale electricity market (2)
15.07.2020 10:42 President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a law on mechanisms for paying off debts in the wholesale electricity market, the president's press service reports. "President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has signed the Law ‘On mechanisms to pay off debts accumulated in the wholesale electricity market' (No.719-IX), which was adopted by the Verkhovna Rada on June 17, 2020.
NATO forces return to Black Sea (Photo) (1)
21:53, 14 July 2020 Apart from conducting maritime security patrols in international waters, the two exercises will help enhance interoperability between Allies and regional partners. mc.nato.int Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) and Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group Two (SNMCMG2) units have entered the Black Sea for the second time this year to conduct further routine operations, and to