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    Czechs to provide CZK 35 mln for Ukraine`s reconstruction
    May22

    Czechs to provide CZK 35 mln for Ukraine`s reconstruction

    The Czech Republic could contribute 35 million crowns (almost $1.5 million) to the reconstruction of Ukraine and support for its democratic transformation in 2017-18, according to a proposal by the Foreign Ministry that the government will discuss on Monday, according to PragueMonitor. The government already made a decision on support for Ukraine...

    Russian ambassador Kislyak and close Putin’s friend, Ukrainian oligarch Medvedchuk was in contact with Trump campaign – Reuters
    May21

    Russian ambassador Kislyak and close Putin’s friend, Ukrainian oligarch Medvedchuk was in contact with Trump campaign – Reuters

    Michael Flynn and other advisers to Donald Trump`s campaign were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last seven months of the 2016 presidential race, current and former U.S. officials familiar with the exchanges told Reuters. Six of the previously undisclosed contacts described...

    Turkey publishes agreement with Ukraine on travel with use of ID cards
    May21

    Turkey publishes agreement with Ukraine on travel with use of ID cards

    The Resmi Gazete, the official publication of the Republic of Turkey, has published an agreement with Ukraine on travel of both countries` citizens with the use of ID cards, according to Chairman of the State Migration Service of Ukraine Maksym Sokoliuk. ”On May 20, the Turkish authorities officially published decision 2017/10324 to amend the...

    OPEC heads towards supply cut extension as Saudi signals most on board
    May21

    OPEC heads towards supply cut extension as Saudi signals most on board

    OPEC and other oil producers are on course to agree an extension of supply cuts at a meeting on Thursday, with Saudi Arabia saying most participants are on board with the plan to rein in a global supply glut, according to Reuters. Saudi Arabia`s energy minister said on Sunday that extending the supply cuts by a further nine months until next...

    Russia demands WTO consultations due to Ukrainian sanctions
    May21

    Russia demands WTO consultations due to Ukrainian sanctions

    The Russian Federation has sent a request to the Dispute Settlement Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) for consultations in connection with Ukrainian sanctions imposed against Russia, according to Russia`s Economic Development Minister Maxim Oreshkin, TASS reports. ”Russia`s representation to the WTO in Geneva has sent to the WTO`s...

    Ukrainian government approves deal with Turkey for passport-free travel
    May21

    Ukrainian government approves deal with Turkey for passport-free travel

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved an agreement with the Turkish government on Wednesday allowing their citizens to travel to each other`s countries without passports, according to Daily Sabah. Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman disclosed that the decision was accepted without discussion, Daily Sabah wrote. The deal was signed...

    PrivatBank`s Eurobond holders launch litigation in the London Court of International Arbitration
    May21

    PrivatBank`s Eurobond holders launch litigation in the London Court of International Arbitration

    A number of holders of PrivatBank`s Eurobonds have initiated litigation in the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) with the intention to challenge the forced conversion of their bonds into capital after PrivatBank`s nationalization, Managing Partner at Suprema Lex law firm Viktor Moroz told UNIAN. ”After the parties to the dispute...

    Ukraine to appeal London Court ruling on ”Yanukovych debt” Jun 10 – Danyliuk
    May20

    Ukraine to appeal London Court ruling on ”Yanukovych debt” Jun 10 – Danyliuk

    Ukraine`s Finance Ministry on June 10 will appeal the decision of the High Court of London on the Russian suit against Ukraine over the so-called $3 billion ”Yanukovych`s debt,” minister Oleksandr Danyliuk, told journalists. ”It`s going to be June 10… This is the day we will submit [an appeal],” he said, answering reporters` question....

    U.S. not willing to join Normandy format: German government`s coordinator for Russia cooperation
    May20

    U.S. not willing to join Normandy format: German government`s coordinator for Russia cooperation

    Donald Trump Administration does not want to take on additional functions and join the Normandy format of talks on Donbas settlement, the German government`s coordinator for intersocietal cooperation with Russia, Central Asia, and the Eastern Partnership countries Gernot Erler told Deutsche Welle. See also: Germany expects U.S. mediation in...

    FBI once warned Congressman Rohrabacher of recruitment attempt by Russian spies
    May20

    FBI once warned Congressman Rohrabacher of recruitment attempt by Russian spies

    The FBI warned Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher in 2012 that Russian spies were trying to recruit him, officials told The New York Times, an example of how aggressively Russian agents have tried to influence Washington politics. The congressman, Dana Rohrabacher of California, has been known for years as one of Moscow`s biggest defenders...

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