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    Ukraine receives second EUR 600 mln disbursement from EU
    Apr05

    Ukraine receives second EUR 600 mln disbursement from EU

    The European Union has provided its second tranche of macro-financial assistance to Ukraine in the amount of EUR 600 million, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko tweeted. Today the EU made the 2nd payment of €600m to Ukraine as a part of its Macro-Financial assistance to stabilize & reform its economy,” Petro Poroshenko tweeted. As UNIAN...

    Poltorak sees cyber security as priority of Ukraine-Canada cooperation
    Apr04

    Poltorak sees cyber security as priority of Ukraine-Canada cooperation

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak sees cyber security as a priority in cooperation between the Ministries of Defense of Ukraine and Canada, according to a statement posted on the Ukrainian ministry`s website. ”The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine will cooperate with Canada in many aspects, including those related to cyber security. It`s...

    Transit of Russian gas via Ukraine up 20%
    Apr04

    Transit of Russian gas via Ukraine up 20%

    Transit of natural gas through the Ukrainian gas transport system (GTS) in January-March 2017 increased by 20% compared with the same period in 2016, up to 23.2 billion cubic meters, according to state-owned company Ukrtransgaz. In March, the transit volume amounted to 6.6 bcm, which corresponds to the indicators of March 2016, the report says....

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister expresses condolences to families of victims of St. Petersburg subway bombing
    Apr04

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister expresses condolences to families of victims of St. Petersburg subway bombing

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavel Klimkin on Twitter has expressed his condolences to the victims of the attack in the St. Petersburg subway earlier on Monday. Klimkin also noted that the Ukrainian diplomats were checking information on possible casualties among the Ukrainian citizens. ”We are checking, whether there are any Ukrainians were hurt...

    IMF approves 4th loan tranche for Ukraine
    Apr04

    IMF approves 4th loan tranche for Ukraine

    Ukraine`s key creditor, the International Monetary Fund, has completed the third review of its cooperation program with Ukraine involving the Extended Fund Facility and approved for the first time in history the allocation to Ukraine of the fourth loan tranche worth $1 billion, President Petro Poroshenko wrote on Facebook. ”The Executive Board of...

    Ukraine and Canada signed military cooperation agreement
    Apr04

    Ukraine and Canada signed military cooperation agreement

    Ukraine`s Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak and Canadian Minister of National Defense Kharjit Singh Saijan signed a cooperation agreement on Monday, April 3 2017. At a signing ceremony, broadcast by Canada`s Defense Ministry on Facebook, Minister Poltorak stressed that his visit to Canada was a historic one, being the first official visit of a...

    Poland accuses Russian air traffic controllers over Smolensk air crash
    Apr03

    Poland accuses Russian air traffic controllers over Smolensk air crash

    Polish prosecutors said on Monday they would press charges against two Russian air traffic controllers of deliberately causing a 2010 plane crash that killed Poland`s president and 95 other people, according to Reuters. The crash near Smolensk in western Russia killed the Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife, as well as the central bank...

    Israel may buy over 2,500 tonnes of Ukrainian beef per month
    Apr03

    Israel may buy over 2,500 tonnes of Ukrainian beef per month

    Israel is interested in Ukrainian beef imports and is mulling over the possibility of buying over 2,500 tonnes of such meat per month, according to the Ukrainian Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry`s press service. ”Ukrainian beef exports will be in great demand in Israel. The point at issue is at least 2,500 tonnes of meat per month. Moreover,...

    Russia`s readiness for combat in 24 hours sends signal to Lithuania, NATO – Lithuania`s Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis
    Apr03

    Russia`s readiness for combat in 24 hours sends signal to Lithuania, NATO – Lithuania`s Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis

    Russia`s readiness to open combat action against the Baltic states within 24-48 hours sends a signal to both Lithuania and NATO, says Lithuania`s Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis, according to Delfi. ”The signal is that NATO and Lithuania should be ready for a conflict within 24-48 hours, and this is a signal for NATO planners and us. Speaking...

    European Parliament to vote on tourist visa waivers for Ukraine on April 6
    Apr03

    European Parliament to vote on tourist visa waivers for Ukraine on April 6

    The European Parliament (EP) has scheduled its final vote on visa waivers for Ukrainian citizens` short-term trips for Thursday, April 6, according to the EP`s news alert. ”Vote on a draft law allowing Ukrainian citizens the right to travel to the EU without a visa [will take place] on Thursday,” the EP said on its website. The EP recalled that...

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