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    World Bank may consider new targeted financial support programs for Ukraine – WB vice president
    Mar30

    World Bank may consider new targeted financial support programs for Ukraine – WB vice president

    Vice President of the World Bank Kyle Peters says the institution is ready to consider the possibility of launching new targeted programs of financial support to Ukraine, the Cabinet of Ministers Secretariat told UNIAN following a meeting between Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman with Kyle Peters and Cyril Muller, who is also a Vice...

    Ukraine`s ambassador to Poland sees Russian hand in attack on consulate in Lutsk
    Mar30

    Ukraine`s ambassador to Poland sees Russian hand in attack on consulate in Lutsk

    Ukraine`s Ambassador to Poland Andriy Deshchytsia suspects Russia is certainly responsible for an attack on Poland`s Consulate General building in the Ukrainian city of Lutsk, according to RMF24. This is an attack on Poland`s Consulate General in Lutsk, but at the same time it is an attack on Polish-Ukrainian relations, which have been developing...

    Minsk talks: April 1 set as new deadline for Donbas truce
    Mar30

    Minsk talks: April 1 set as new deadline for Donbas truce

    The Trilateral Contact Group has agreed during a new round of the Minsk peace talks on Donbas that a full ceasefire will be declared from April 1, 2017, due to Orthodox Easter holidays, according to a Ukraine envoy`s spokesperson. ”The Trilateral Contact Group has welcomed the determination demonstrated by all the participants in the Minsk...

    European Broadcasting Union refutes reports on sanctions against Eurovision host Ukraine
    Mar30

    European Broadcasting Union refutes reports on sanctions against Eurovision host Ukraine

    The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has confirmed to Deutsche Welle the Swiss tabloid Blick has quoted Ingrid Deltenre correctly on the issue regarding Russia`s Eurovision entrant in the contest to be held in Kyiv, at the same time emphasizing that the organization cannot be responsible for other conclusions by the newspaper, in particular...

    Oleg Sentsov, Ukrainian writer and filmmaker, imprisoned in Russia, wins Freedom to Write Award
    Mar29

    Oleg Sentsov, Ukrainian writer and filmmaker, imprisoned in Russia, wins Freedom to Write Award

    PEN America, the membership association of prominent literary writers and editors, just awarded its Freedom to Write Award to the acclaimed Ukrainian writer and filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, imprisoned in Russia, according to The Washington Post. Sentsov, a filmmaker, has been an outspoken critic of Russia`s intervention in Ukraine. He joins...

    Trump tries to deflect Russia heat to Clinton
    Mar29

    Trump tries to deflect Russia heat to Clinton

    Since defeating Hillary Clinton in November, President Trump has not had a campaign rival to criticize. And without one, Trump can seem unmoored, particularly on Twitter, according to Yahoo News. On Tuesday night, for instance, Trump complained that the ”fake news” media has been focused on the multiple investigations into his campaign`s possible...

    Naftogaz files suit with CJEU over ruling on Gazprom`s enhanced access to OPAL
    Mar29

    Naftogaz files suit with CJEU over ruling on Gazprom`s enhanced access to OPAL

    The national oil and gas holding Naftogaz of Ukraine has lodged a suit with the General Court of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) seeking cancellation of the European Commission`s decision on expanded access of Russia`s gas monopoly Gazprom to the OPAL gas pipeline, delivering gas from Nord Stream pipeline to the Central European...

    Russia spied on Latvian politicians, journalists and state institutions – Latvia`s national security service
    Mar29

    Russia spied on Latvian politicians, journalists and state institutions – Latvia`s national security service

    Last year, Russia engaged in cyber espionage against certain Latvian politicians, journalists, and government agencies, according to Janis Maizitis, Head of the Constitution Protection Bureau, Latvia`s national security authority, Delfi reports. See also: Polish lawyer charged with spying for Russia convicted to 4 years in prison At the same...

    Brexit officially launched as EU`s Tusk gets PM May`s letter
    Mar29

    Brexit officially launched as EU`s Tusk gets PM May`s letter

    The United Kingdom has formally informed the European Union of its intention to withdraw, thus launching the Brexit process. A corresponding letter from British Prime Minister Theresa May, triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon treaty, was delivered to Donald Tusk, the European Council President Donald Tusk, according to BBC News. This way, the UK...

    Federation Council in Russia approves ban on money transfers to Ukraine
    Mar29

    Federation Council in Russia approves ban on money transfers to Ukraine

    The Federation Council on Wednesday endorsed a bill prohibiting money transfers from Russia to Ukraine via international payment systems, Prime news agency reports. According to the law, in case a foreign state enforces bans on Russian payment systems, cross-border money transfers without opening a bank account will only be possible from Russia...

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