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Ukraine appoints new prosecutor

Ukraine appoints new prosecutor

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Cover Image: On July 27, 2022, the new Prosecutor General of Ukraine, Andriy Kostin, at the Parliament, in Kyiv. – /AFP

  • The countries of the European Union managed on Tuesday, Gas consumption reduction agreement This winter, after a new sharp drop in Russian supplies, in order to reduce their dependence on Moscow. Russian gas giant Gazprom is set to halve its daily supplies to Europe via the Nord Stream gas pipeline starting today. Global stock markets fell on Tuesday, amid worries about the effects of gas supplies to Europe and inflation in Western economies amid corporate decisions.
  • Ukraine’s parliament confirmed Wednesday the appointment of Andriy Kostin, a deputy from the president’s political party, as the country’s chief prosecutor. Mr. Kostin, a 49-year-old deputy, said Mr. A member of Zelensky’s party, People’s Sevak. Mr. Kostin’s first assignment was to underline the Ukrainian president, who proposed his appointment. “Do everything possible to prove Russia’s responsibility in the war”, “In cooperation with the International Criminal Court”. He replaces Irina Venediktova, He was sacked as attorney general earlier this month.
  • Ukrainian offensive partially destroyed, Tuesday evening, the Antonovskiy bridge in the suburbs Gerson, the city occupied by Russian forces, occupation officials announced Wednesday. The Antonovsky Bridge is strategic for distribution, as it connects the city to the southern bank of the Dnieper and the rest of the Kherson region.
  • KharkovUkraine’s second city, located in the country’s northeast, was hit by a Russian rocket attack, the city’s mayor said. “At 4.25 am a shell was fired on the industrial district of Kharkiv [par] Two S-300 missiles. Rescue teams are engaged in clearing the debris. According to them, there is no casualty, but this is only preliminary information.Ihor Terekhov wrote that day telegram.
  • has BagmouthDonetsk Governor Pavlo Kyrilenko announced that Russian forces had targeted a hotel. “According to preliminary information, there are dead and injured, rescue operation is going on”Mr Kyrylenko said telegram.
  • The Russian economy has been less punished by sanctions than expected. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced on Tuesday. Russia’s gross domestic product is expected to shrink by 6% in 2022, the IMF predicted, far less than the 8.5% decline the agency had expected in its previous forecast released in April. On the other hand, the IMF notes that European countries have suffered more than expected.
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