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10-06-2019 - 16-06-2019

The Ministry of Temporarily Occupied Territories and IDPs
16.06. The government of India announced the introduction of increased import duties on a number of goods and food from the United States.
16.06. The youth national team of Ukraine (U - 20) became the world champion in football after beating the South Korean team in the World Cup final with a score of 3: 1.
15.06. From now on, the only official version of the name of the capital of Ukraine for the US government is "Kyiv".
15.06. Zelensky announced attraction of investments in the infrastructure of Donbass in the near future.
15.06. Hong Kong authorities have suspended the adoption of the law on extradition. The law would allow the extradition of Hong Kong residents to China.
14.06. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is waiting for the end of the Verkhovna Rada elections to continue negotiations for further cooperation with Ukraine.
14.06. The former foreign secretary Johnson took a step closer to becoming the UK’s next Prime Minister, securing the highest number of votes in the first poll among Conservative MPs.
14.06. Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavel Klimkin believes that Ukraine will have a real chance to get a European perspective after 2025, and closer to 2035 the country can become a member of the European Union.
13.06. Every tenth child in the world, which amounts to over 150 million in total, are forced to work to support their family financially, according to the human rights organisation Terre des Hommes.
13.06. Europe should agree to open accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia this month to "ensure the credibility of EU enlargement policy", 14 member states have said.
13.06. In the fiscal year 2019, the United States will provide over $ 695 million technical assistance to Ukraine in security and defense programs, anti-corruption, energy sector reform, labor protection and humanitarian assistance.
11.06. Singapore, Sweden and Finland became the best countries for children's lives. Ukraine is in 42nd place in the ranking, according to the Save the Children Foundation.
11.06. German foreign minister Heiko Maas warned after visiting Iran on Sunday that the situation in the region is "highly explosive and extremely serious" and called it a "threat to world peace".
11.06. Honorable Patriarch of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine Filaret announced the decision to convene a local Orthodox cathedral of the Kiev Patriarchate.
11.06 The UN Security Council has adopted a historic resolution on missing persons in armed conflict.
10.06. The authorities of Barcelona have given permission for the construction of the church La Sagrada Familia - the "Holy Family".
10.06. Hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong residents opposed the bill on extradition to China.
10.06. US trade wars with other countries could cause the fall in world GDP in 2020 - the IMF.