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    EU, Asian states halt poultry imports from Ukraine due to bird flu outbreaks
    Mar17

    EU, Asian states halt poultry imports from Ukraine due to bird flu outbreaks

    The European Union and some Asian countries have introduced temporary restrictions on imports of poultry from Ukraine due to bird flu outbreaks, according to the press service of the State Service for Food Safety and Consumer Protection. ”[This is] to inform the Food Safety and Consumer Protection Service`s regional branches and exporters of...

    In the third year of war President Poroshenko greenlights sanctions against Russian banks
    Mar16

    In the third year of war President Poroshenko greenlights sanctions against Russian banks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has given a go-ahead to imposing sanctions against Russian banks, according to TSN news service. The president approved sanctions by adopting the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of March 15, 2017 ”On the application of personal special economic and other restrictive measures (sanctions)”...

    Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine to extend state of emergency on Ukraine`s electricity market
    Mar16

    Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine to extend state of emergency on Ukraine`s electricity market

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine at today`s government meeting intends to prolong emergency measures, introduced on the Ukrainian electricity market a month ago. The speaker on the issue is expected to be the Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine, Ihor Nasalik. Earlier, the Energy and Coal Ministry decided to introduce emergency...

    EU Commission approves EUR 600 mln in aid to Ukraine
    Mar16

    EU Commission approves EUR 600 mln in aid to Ukraine

    The European Commission on Thursday, on behalf of the EU, adopted the decision to release the second tranche of Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) to Ukraine, a loan which amounts to EUR 600 million. ”With this disbursement, the total Macro-Financial Assistance that the EU has extended to Ukraine since 2014 will reach EUR 2.81 billion, the largest...

    Ukraine to continue cooperation with IMF, fight for reforms – Ukraine’s Prime Minister
    Mar16

    Ukraine to continue cooperation with IMF, fight for reforms – Ukraine’s Prime Minister

    Ukraine intends to implement fully and on time the International Monetary Fund`s Extended Fund Facility totaling $17.5 billion until 2019, and carry out relevant reforms, Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman told a Kyiv business forum Thursday. ”Today, it is a challenge for modern politicians, for all of us. We will continue our...

    Russian Sberbank in Ukraine introduces new restrictions on cash withdrawals
    Mar16

    Russian Sberbank in Ukraine introduces new restrictions on cash withdrawals

    Russia`s PJSC Sberbank operating in Ukraine has introduced new, more stringent limitations for its clients on cash withdrawals, which have come in force today, March 16, according to the bank`s press service. Restrictions are introduced ”in the context of illegal actions against the bank by third parties,” the report says. New restrictions for...

    Poroshenko expects new $1 bln tranche from IMF in March
    Mar16

    Poroshenko expects new $1 bln tranche from IMF in March

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he expects a fourth disbursement worth US$1 billion from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) in March. ”I can say for sure now that the IMF Executive Board will meet on March 20. As IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde promised me, we`ll get $1 billion, and I...

    After mass protests across Ukraine Poroshenko and Government turn 180 degree and announce economic blockade of Donbas
    Mar15

    After mass protests across Ukraine Poroshenko and Government turn 180 degree and announce economic blockade of Donbas

    The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine on Wednesday decided to stop the movement of goods across the line of demarcation in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation, considering the earlier expropriation of Ukrainian companies in the militant-controlled areas and escalation at the frontline, Secretary of the National Security and...

    Ryanair to launch 11 flights from Kyiv, Lviv in October
    Mar15

    Ryanair to launch 11 flights from Kyiv, Lviv in October

    Europe`s largest low-cost air carrier, Ryanair, plans to start 11 flights from Kyiv and Lviv on October 30, 2017, Chief Commercial Officer of Ryanair David O`Brien announced at a joint press conference with Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan in Kyiv on March 15. Mr O`Brien said Ryanair would launch flights to Stockholm,...

    Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman and President of Turkey agree on different economic projects
    Mar15

    Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman and President of Turkey agree on different economic projects

    Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman and President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan have agreed on intensive economic cooperation between the two countries during the prime minister`s official visit to Ankara, according to the Ukrainian Cabinet website. Groysman boasted Ukraine`s complete cycle of design and production of...

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