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    NATO`s Supreme Commander Scaparrotti calls on U.S. to provide lethal aid to Ukraine
    Mar29

    NATO`s Supreme Commander Scaparrotti calls on U.S. to provide lethal aid to Ukraine

    U.S. Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, who is both the U.S. European Commander and NATO`s Supreme Commander, told a House of Representatives Armed Services Committee Tuesday that Washington should consider granting Ukraine lethal aid to deter Russian-backed militants, Washington Examiner reports. ”I personally believe that we need to consider lethal...

    Russian Sberbank`s Ukrainian subsidiary to be sold for about $130 mln
    Mar29

    Russian Sberbank`s Ukrainian subsidiary to be sold for about $130 mln

    The sum is comparable to the capital of Russia`s Sberbank subsidiary in Ukraine PJSC Sberbank, which is estimated at $144 million, according to international accounts for January-September 2016, Kommersant publication reports citing its sources. All funds will be transferred immediately after the purchase and sale contract comes into force, the...

    Donetsk militants open fire as OSCE monitors try to enter occupied village of Kozatske
    Mar29

    Donetsk militants open fire as OSCE monitors try to enter occupied village of Kozatske

    Russian-controlled militants of the ”DPR” terrorist organization have opened fire to force the Special Monitoring Mission`s patrol out of the eastern part of the occupied Kozatske in Donetsk region, according to the OSCE spot report. ”At 11:07 on 28 March, an SMM patrol composed of six members and two armored vehicles approached a compound where...

    London Court greenlights expedited consideration of ”Yanukovych debt” case; Ukraine to appeal
    Mar29

    London Court greenlights expedited consideration of ”Yanukovych debt” case; Ukraine to appeal

    The High Court of Justice in England on Wednesday, March 29, approved a motion for expedited consideration of Russia`s lawsuit against Ukraine regarding the so-called ”$3 billion Yanukovych debt,” having not recognized the validity of Ukraine`s arguments in this case, Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk told a Kyiv briefing. ”We just received a...

    IMF technical mission on tax policy completes work in Ukraine
    Mar29

    IMF technical mission on tax policy completes work in Ukraine

    A technical mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on tax policy has completed its work in Ukraine as part of a two-week visit, according to the Ukrainian Finance Ministry. ”The Ministry of Finance has been advised, in particular, on regulations on funds transfer pricing, an improvement in the simplified tax system and the introduction...

    Ukraine leaders condemn attack on Polish Consulate in Lutsk
    Mar29

    Ukraine leaders condemn attack on Polish Consulate in Lutsk

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday strongly condemned the attack on the Consulate General of Poland in Lutsk, while the country`s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin expressed outrage over the act which he called ”provocation.” ”The president strongly condemned the shelling of the Consulate General of Poland in Lutsk,” Poroshenko`s...

    Ukraine apple exports to EU soar by 347 times over past 3 years
    Mar29

    Ukraine apple exports to EU soar by 347 times over past 3 years

    Ukrainian farmers increased exports of apples to the European Union by 347 times compared to 2013, while those to Asian countries rose by 55 times, according to the Ukrainian Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry`s press service. ”The shipments of apples from Ukraine to the EU countries grew by 347 times, to 1,130 tonnes in 2016 against 2013. Apple...

    EU could enforce tourist visa liberalization for Ukraine as early as June 11
    Mar28

    EU could enforce tourist visa liberalization for Ukraine as early as June 11

    The European Union`s visa liberalization decision regarding Ukraine can enter into force on June 11, 2017, Brussels-based RFE/RL journalist Rikard Jozwiak wrote on Twitter. ”For Ukraine, the plenary meeting of the EP [European Parliament] to vote for visa lib will be held April 6 and the EU will likely to endorse it on April 26. Signing will take...

    EU top court upholds sanctions against Russia`s Rosneft
    Mar28

    EU top court upholds sanctions against Russia`s Rosneft

    Europe`s top court on Tuesday upheld European Union sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine conflict, including on its largest oil group Rosneft, in a ruling that asserts the court`s jurisdiction over the bloc`s foreign policy, according to Reuters. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) said ”restrictive measures … in response to the crisis in...

    Russian aggression against neighbors may come from Belarusian soil – Speaker of Ukrainian Parliament
    Mar28

    Russian aggression against neighbors may come from Belarusian soil – Speaker of Ukrainian Parliament

    Russian-Belarusian military exercises ”West-2017,” scheduled to be held this fall, can be used to launch direct aggression against neighboring countries, including Ukraine, Verkhovna Rada Speaker Andriy Parubiy said, addressing the participants of the Ukraine – Poland – Lithuania Interparliamentary Assembly on Monday, the press...

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