The Turkish-developed Akinci strike drone project. The Ukrainian and Turkish defense industries are pooling their efforts to develop the new Akinci heavy strike drone, Ukraine’s state military manufacturer UkrOboronProm said on Aug. 20. The new aircraft is being designed as part of a recently-launched joint production project between UkrSpetsEksport, an UkrOboronPromContinue Reading

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during a joint press conference on Aug. 19, 2019 in Kyiv. It’s the site of one of the largest massacres in the Holocaust: Babyn Yar, a ravine running throught Kyiv’s Dorohozhychi neighborhood. It’s name has become synonymous withContinue Reading

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) gestures as he takes part in joint press conference with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Aug. 19, 2019, in Kyiv. A historical meeting between two international Jewish leaders — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — took place in Kyiv’sContinue Reading

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A policeman stays in guard in front of the Tokyo Star hotel in Odesa, southern Ukraine, on Aug. 17, 2019. after a fire broke out overnight. The National Police of Odesa Oblast have detained a suspect in the hotel fire that killed nine people on Aug. 17 in Odesa, theContinue Reading

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The Battle of Ilovaisk platform gathers together the open source evidence for Russia’s military presence in eastern Ukraine in August 2014. LONDON – An independent investigative group, Forensic Architecture, based in London came up with the new evidence of Russian military forces participating in the Battle of Ilovaisk. The evidenceContinue Reading

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu watches honour guards passing by during a welcoming ceremony before the talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Aug. 19, 2019, in Kyiv. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will pay an official visit to Ukraine on Aug. 19 and meet with President Volodymyr Zelensky, theContinue Reading

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Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina celebrates after defeating Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands during their singles match at the WTA Finals tennis tournament in Singapore on October 27, 2018. Ukraine’s No.1 tennis player Elina Svitolina climbed two positions to the fifth spot in the ranking of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) updatedContinue Reading

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Leicester City’s Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho in the net after a missed shot during the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Leicester City at The London Stadium, in east London on April 20, 2019. Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has recalled to Leicester City striker Kelechi IheanachoContinue Reading

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Meredot employees show of their wireless chargers at Ukraine’s iForum IT conference in April 2018. (Meredot Facebook) A Ukrainian startup that produces wireless chargers has won a major grant from the European Commission. The company Meredot was awarded 50,000 euro on July 18 during the first stage of Horizon 2020Continue Reading

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The Tokyo Hotel in Odesa was the scene of a fire that killed eight people and injured 10 others early Aug. 17. An investigation into safety violations is under way. Early on Aug. 17, a deadly fire broke out at Tokyo Star hotel in Odesa, killing eight people and injuringContinue Reading

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