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Associated Press: German justice minister open for EU sanctions against Poland

BERLIN — Germany’s justice minister is welcoming possible European Union sanctions against Poland because of that country’s controversial judicial reforms. Minister Heiko Maas on Sunday told the weekly paper Bild am Sonntag that “the independence of the judiciary is in danger in Poland.” He says “somebody who gives so little respect to the rule of […]

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112.ua: Prosecutors working on Yanukovych case to get bodyguards

The prosecutors working on Yanukovych’s state treason case will have state bodyguards, as Chief Military Prosecutor Anatolyi Matios wrote on Facebook. Read more here

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Associated Press: Erdogan says Muslims will not remain silent on Jerusalem crisis

ISTANBUL — Turkey’s president has condemned Israeli security precautions at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site saying the Islamic world would not remain silent. Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed reporters Sunday in Istanbul before departing on a visit to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar. Read more here

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112.ua: Mother of detained Russian soldier Ageev received a phone call from FSB

Shortly before her trip to Moscow, mother of detained in Donbas Russian soldier Viktor Ageev received a phone call from the FSB, in which the intelligence service made it clear they know about her plans, as Novaya Gazeta reports. The media says that before the trip, “Ageeva received a phone call from the FSB, in which they made it […]

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112.ua: Russian court arrests prosecutor, investigator on Yanukonych case in absentia

The Basman district court of Moscow arrested Ukrainian prosecutor Ruslan Kravchenko, and Special Prosecution investigator Vadym Prymachok in absentia, UNN reports. The Investigative Committee of Russia addressed the court with this request. On July 20, the Basman Court granted the applications, according to which Ruslan Kravchenko and Vadym Prymachok are found guilty under Part 2 of Article […]

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Al Jazeera: Syria truce crumbles as air raids hit Eastern Ghouta

Syrian government forces have carried out several air strikes in the Eastern Ghouta area outside of Damascus, a day after the Syrian military declared a cessation of hostilities in the area, according to a UK-based monitor. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said Saturday had been relatively calm after the ceasefire took effect with isolated incidents of shellfire. […]

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112.ua: Memorial ceremony for MH17 plane crash victims held in Australia

krainian community in Australia, Canberra diplomatic corps representatives, and Australian judges took part in a memorial ceremony forMH17 plane crash victims, as Ukrinform reports. “It’s a tragedy, it’s a constant source of grief. We can’t reverse the human losses that happened on our territory, but we will do everything in our power to reach justice… The guilty party […]

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UNIAN: Ukraine’s SBU encourages mothers of missing Russian soldiers in Donbas to undergo DNA tests

Chief of the SBU Security Service of Ukraine Vasyl Hrytsak has called on mothers of Russian soldiers who have gone missing in Donbas to apply for the SBU’s hostage exchange center for DNA tests to determine the whereabouts of their sons, according to an UNIAN correspondent. Read more here

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