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    European Parliament mulling more trade preferences for Ukraine – Foreign ministry
    Dec27

    European Parliament mulling more trade preferences for Ukraine – Foreign ministry

    Deputy Foreign Minister for European integration Olena Zerkal says that the European Parliament (EP) is mulling over the possibility of providing more trade preferences to Ukraine, according to Hromadske.TV. ”This is the first year when we in fact used the free trade area from January 1, 2016. This means that the free trade area has been in use...

    Trump to be offered compromise with Putin on Crimea
    Dec27

    Trump to be offered compromise with Putin on Crimea

    Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has been working on Donald Trump`s plan to normalize relations with the Russian Federation, Germany`s Bild reports. Kissinger should become a mediator between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, according to Bild`s article as the publication refers to the information of the EU intelligence. ”Russia...

    Ukraine invites Israel to prevent growing tensions over notorious UN Security Council resolution
    Dec27

    Ukraine invites Israel to prevent growing tensions over notorious UN Security Council resolution

    Ukraine`s Foreign Ministry has invited Israel`s Ambassador to find ways of preventing growth of tensions over a notorious resolution passed at a recent meeting of the UN Security Council (UNSC). ”On December 26, 2016, Ukraine`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs invited Ambassador of Israel to Ukraine Eliava Belotserkovsky to discuss the further...

    Dutch Senate to consider EU-Ukraine deal ratification after March 15, 2017
    Dec26

    Dutch Senate to consider EU-Ukraine deal ratification after March 15, 2017

    Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister for European integration Olena Zerkal says that the Dutch government will table the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement in the Senate after March 15, 2017, for ratification, according to Hromadske.TV. ”As for the Senate – the Senate [the upper chamber of the parliament] does not participate in the [2017 Dutch...

    Ukraine confirmed its position for United Nations resolution on Israel’s settlement in the Palestinian territories
    Dec26

    Ukraine confirmed its position for United Nations resolution on Israel’s settlement in the Palestinian territories

    The Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations has issued a statement over the decision to support the UN Security Council resolution, which called on Israel to halt settlement construction in the Palestinian territories. The search for the conflict settlement is now almost in the deepest crisis throughout its history, according to the...

    Bank of Japan Governor says global economy entering new phase
    Dec26

    Bank of Japan Governor says global economy entering new phase

    Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Monday the global economy seems to be entering a new phase and finally putting behind the negative legacy of the global financial crisis, according to Reuters. The BOJ`s new policy framework aimed at keeping long-term interest rates around zero percent will help maximize the benefits of global...

    Fragments of Russian Tu-154 found mile off coast
    Dec26

    Fragments of Russian Tu-154 found mile off coast

    Search team finds fragments of presumably Tu-154 plane wreckage a mile from a sea coast, according to a source, Russian news agency TASS has reported. The Russian Defense Ministry has increased the group of unmanned aerial vehicles in the Tu-154 search area, the ministry`s press service said on Monday, TASS wrote. ”The group of the Defense...

    EBRD to finance trolleybus transport and infrastructure upgrade in Ivano-Frankivsk
    Dec26

    EBRD to finance trolleybus transport and infrastructure upgrade in Ivano-Frankivsk

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is extending resources to support the renewal of rolling stock in municipalities across Ukraine under its Ukraine Public Transport Framework facility, according to Agroperspectiva. The latest project under the facility, which was approved in 2015 and designed to help replace ageing...

    No one wants to build railway to Kerch bridge, deadlines may shift
    Dec26

    No one wants to build railway to Kerch bridge, deadlines may shift

    Terms of construction of a so-called Kerch bridge from mainland Russia to the occupied Crimea may be extended as the second tender to select a general contractor for the construction of the railway toward the bridge failed due to the lack of applications, Kommersant reports. It is noted that the railway is scheduled to be laid by November 2019...

    China is more of a threat than Russia – Obama adviser
    Dec25

    China is more of a threat than Russia – Obama adviser

    Ben Rhodes, the Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications for U.S. President Barack Obama, said China, and not Russia, poses a major threat to the U.S. in the long term, according to Al Jazeera. When it comes to U.S. security policy in the long term, ”China is going to be a much more powerful country than Russia,” Rhodes said...

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