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    India top buyer of Ukrainian wheat this season
    Feb16

    India top buyer of Ukrainian wheat this season

    Ukraine`s January wheat exports fell by around 14% to 1.2 million tonnes and most of it went to India, UkrAgroConsult reported on Wednesday. India, a major importer of Ukrainian wheat this season, consumed 780,000 tonnes or 64% of Ukraine`s wheat exports last month, according to UkrAgroConsult. ”Taking into account wheat cargoes intended for...

    The U.S. Treasury Department eases sanctions against Russia
    Feb03

    The U.S. Treasury Department eases sanctions against Russia

    The USA Treasury Department announces the easing of sanctions on Russia and allowed the U.S companies to interact the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation (FSB) The U.S. Treasury Department published Cyber-related General License (GL) 1 and said that sanctions were adjusted to gain approval to import information technology products...

    Hungarian government promises Putin to lift sanctions on Russia and hopes Trump won’t provide pressure
    Feb02

    Hungarian government promises Putin to lift sanctions on Russia and hopes Trump won’t provide pressure

    On February 2, 2017, the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has come with the official visit to Hungary and met with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. This is the second Putin’s official visit to Budapest in two years since the introduction of sanctions against the Russia Federation because of its illegal annexation of Crimea...

    EU three-year anti-corruption program to be launched in Ukraine on February
    Jan30

    EU three-year anti-corruption program to be launched in Ukraine on February

    Foreign Minister of Denmark Anders Samuelsen announces that Denmark will begin implementing the anti-corruption scheme of the European Union (EU) in Ukraine from February 1, 2017. Denmark as the Europe’s least corrupt country will officially head the EU anti-corruption program in Ukraine. “As Europe’s least corrupt country, we come to...

    The President of PACE calls for the lifting sanctions against Russia
    Jan24

    The President of PACE calls for the lifting sanctions against Russia

    President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Pedro Agramunt, stated that all political sanctions against Russia imposed as a result of the illegal annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation should be lifted and the Assembly should make everything possible to return Russian delegation. During his visit to Moscow...

    Ukrainian President and a lot of parliament members to ignore the Davos Ukrainian Lunch organized by pro-Russian oligarch Pinchuk
    Jan18

    Ukrainian President and a lot of parliament members to ignore the Davos Ukrainian Lunch organized by pro-Russian oligarch Pinchuk

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and a number of other officials who take part in the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, will not join the Ukrainian Lunch organized by pro-Russian billionaire, media mogul and founder of Yalta European Strategy Victor Pinchuk after the publication of Pinchuk’s commentary on December 29,...

    IMF demands Ukraine to implement a pension reform, reduce the number of state employees, abolish the simplified tax system and open a land market
    Jan17

    IMF demands Ukraine to implement a pension reform, reduce the number of state employees, abolish the simplified tax system and open a land market

    The recent version of the Memorandum of Cooperation between Ukraine and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) states that Ukraine should implement a pension reform, reduce the number of state employees, abolish the simplified tax system and open a land market, in total for 12 structural points. The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine should make a...

    Ukraine will defend its position in English High Court against Russia’s suit on Yanukovych’s $3 bln debt
    Jan17

    Ukraine will defend its position in English High Court against Russia’s suit on Yanukovych’s $3 bln debt

    On Tuesday, January 17, 2017, in the High Court of England starts the first hearing in consideration of the claim of Russia against Ukraine on $ 3 billion debt, according to the official the website of the court. Kyiv authorities consider a $3 billion loan from Russia negotiated between then-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and Russian...

    Russia plans to leave G8 group of industrialized democracies after suspension for the illegal Crimea annexation
    Jan16

    Russia plans to leave G8 group of industrialized democracies after suspension for the illegal Crimea annexation

    The Russian Federation has announced its intention to permanently walk away from the G8 inter-governmental political forum of the world′s major highly industrialized economies which brings together the world’s richest countries to discuss global issues from economic growth to terrorism, according to The Independent. Russia was added to the...

    Ukrainian enterprises imported gas at $230/thousand cubic meters in December 2016
    Jan13

    Ukrainian enterprises imported gas at $230/thousand cubic meters in December 2016

    The press service of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade states that Ukrainian companies imported gas from Europe for their own needs at an average price of UAH 6,006.66 ($230.01) per 1,000 cubic meters in the last month of 2016. “The average customs value of imported natural gas, formed in the process of customs clearance in the...

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