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    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...

    Trump`s ex-adviser paid by Russia’s propagandist channel Russia Today and Kaspersky Lab
    Apr02

    Trump`s ex-adviser paid by Russia’s propagandist channel Russia Today and Kaspersky Lab

    Michael Flynn, who advised U.S. President Donald Trump on national security, on Friday signed an amended form of his personal financial disclosure, adding Russia-related entities, including the Russian propaganda TV channel RT and the Kaspersky Lab anti-virus software developer, that paid him fees in 2015, according to The Washington Post. ”Flynn...

    Anti-Russia sanctions over Ukraine will remain – U.S. State Secretary
    Apr02

    Anti-Russia sanctions over Ukraine will remain – U.S. State Secretary

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says that the U.S. sanctions introduced against Russia over Ukraine will remain in place. ”We will continue to hold Russia accountable to its Minsk commitments. The United States sanctions will remain until Moscow reverses the actions that triggered our sanctions,” he said in remarks to the NATO-Ukraine...

    Russia may take part in Eurovision 2017 – Ukrainian Vice PM
    Apr01

    Russia may take part in Eurovision 2017 – Ukrainian Vice PM

    The Russian Federation may participate in Eurovision-2017 in Kyiv in case they select an entrant who did not violate Ukrainian legislation, Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Vyacheslav Kyrylenko said on air of Ukrainian Radio. ”I can reiterate that Russia can take part in Eurovision 2017 in Kyiv, only if their participant has not violated Ukrainian...

    Ukraine eyes 2017 Eurobond issuance, but not at any price – Deputy Finance Minister
    Apr01

    Ukraine eyes 2017 Eurobond issuance, but not at any price – Deputy Finance Minister

    Ukraine, in a legal case over a $3 billion debt to Russia, hopes to return to dollar bond markets by the end of the year, but it has no emergency funding needs and will not borrow ”at any price”, Deputy Finance Minister Yuriy Butsa said on Thursday, according to CNBC. The country suffered a setback this week when a UK court ruled in a pre-trial...

    Ukraine might be excluded from Eurovision if Russian artist who supports Crimea annexation doesn’t participate
    Apr01

    Ukraine might be excluded from Eurovision if Russian artist who supports Crimea annexation doesn’t participate

    The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), which operates the Eurovision Song Contest, says Ukraine`s National Public Broadcasting Company (UAPBC) might be excluded from future events if a Russian contestant is not allowed to participate in this year`s competition in Kyiv, according to a letter sent by EBU Director General Ingrid Deltenre to...

    Ukraine asks IMF to change loan tranches schedule
    Apr01

    Ukraine asks IMF to change loan tranches schedule

    Ukraine has asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to change the schedule for further revisions of the program within the Enhanced Financing Facility (EFF) and the next loan tranches receipt, according to the relevant Requests for Rephasing of Access included in the agenda of the IMF`s Executive Board meeting to be held on April 3 and posted...

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