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Scoop of the day: Biden meets Putin in Geneva

Scoop of the day: Biden meets Putin in Geneva

Biden-Putin meeting

US President Joe Biden, during a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva, announced the full support of the US for the territorial integrity of Ukraine, Kyiv Post has reported.

Biden said that he conveyed to Putin the unbreakable commitment of the United States to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.

Belarus

Ukraine has demanded that Belarus explain reports that the so-called prosecutor's office of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Republic had interrogated jailed blogger Raman Pratasevich. Such reports mean that Pratasevich's detention was part of the Russian scenario, Ukrainian Foreign Ministry spokesman Oleh Nikolenko has said.

Coronavirus

The Cabinet of Ministers has declared the entire territory of Ukraine a "green zone" and extended coronavirus quarantine restrictions until 31 August.

The Cabinet of Ministers has lifted a cap on the number of visitors at cinemas, theatres and circuses.

Donbas

A 24-year-old Ukrainian serviceman from the 24th detached mechanized brigade, Roma Halukha, was killed in action in Donbas, the mayor's office of Rava-Ruska has reported.

Voice faction

Ten members of the Voice party faction have expressed distrust in its leadership and formed their own group Justice.

Crime

The cyber police have detained a hacking group which inflicted 500m dollars in losses on companies in the USA and Korea with the help of the Clop ransomware.

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