27.06.15 SouthFront Daily Digest

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Referendum in Greece, France files charges against “Uber”, Canada trains Ukrainian fascists, Kiev Using Various Neo-Nazi Groups, South Korea to Punish MERS Quarantine Violations, Kurdish Forces against ISIL, US Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decision Sends Clear Message to World.

  1. Greece to hold national referendum on debt deal – PM

27.06.15 SouthFront Daily Digest“These proposals, which clearly violate the European rules and the basic rights to work, equality and dignity show that the purpose of some of the partners and institutions was not a viable agreement for all parties, but possibly the humiliation of an entire people,” Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in a televised address to the nation, as cited by Reuters.

The referendum will be held on July 5, a few days past the June 30 deadline, Tsipras announced.

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  1. French govt files charges against ‘cynical’ Uber app

27.06.15 SouthFront Daily DigestThe French interior ministry is filing charges against the Uber ride-sharing service in France for its “cynical” and “arrogant” attitude, following a nation-wide clampdown on the UberPOP mobile app.

The government argues the app’s managers are breaking the law. On Friday, Interior Minister Bernard Cazaneuve derided the service for going against an earlier October 2014 law prohibiting people from connecting clients with unregistered drivers.

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  1. Canadian Military Instructors to Start Training Ukrainian Troops in Fall

27.06.15 SouthFront Daily DigestUkraine’s Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak was quoted as saying in the statement on the ministry’s website: “This exercise will kick off in autumn and last two years.”

Poltorak met with his Canadian counterpart Jason Kenney on Saturday to discuss a draft technical agreement on Canadian training mission in Ukraine.

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  1. Kiev Using Various Neo-Nazi Groups to Wage War in Donbass

27.06.15 SouthFront Daily DigestUkraine’s Ministry of Internal Affairs is using neo-Nazi groups, forming them into military units, to fight against independence supporters in Donbass, Swiss newspaper Le Temps reported.

These semi-organized militia groups fighting on the side of Kiev have one thing in common — extreme nationalism. Some groups, like the Azov battalion and the Right Sector openly practice their neo-Nazi ideology, the newspaper said.

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  1. South Korea to Punish MERS Quarantine Violations With Jail Terms

27.06.15 SouthFront Daily DigestAn attempt to defy isolation restrictions can now land the offender in jail for up to two years or lead to a fine of 20 million won ($18,000), the US broadcaster ABC cited the law as saying.

Under the new regulation, those lying about how they came in contact with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus will also face a similar punishment, according to the US network.

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  1. Kurdish Forces Drive ISIL Militants From Syria’s Kobani

27.06.15 SouthFront Daily DigestAccording to a separate statement by the watchdog, ISIL militants killed at least 174 civilians, including dozens of women and children, in an attack on Kobani that had started early on Thursday and a nearby village.

“SOHR had been informed that the clashes inside the city of Ayn al- Arab (Kobani) have stopped after YPG fighters could seize the boys high school in the city when they targeted it by a bombing this morning,” the watchdog said in a statement published on its website.

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  1. US Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decision Sends Clear Message to World

27.06.15 SouthFront Daily Digest“The Court’s decision also sends a clear message to every corner of the globe: no law that rests on a foundation of discrimination can withstand the tide of justice.”

Friday’s Supreme Court decision to legalize gay marriage makes the United States the twentieth country to have done so.

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Referendum in Greece; France files charges against “Uber”; Canada trains Ukrainian fascists; Kiev Using Various Neo-Nazi Groups; South Korea to Punish MERS Quarantine Violations; Kurdish Forces against ISIL; US Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decision Sends Clear Message to World.

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