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    Ukraine interior minister claim Russia`s Sberbank servicing clients with Donetsk and Luhansk separatist passports
    Mar07

    Ukraine interior minister claim Russia`s Sberbank servicing clients with Donetsk and Luhansk separatist passports

    Minister of the Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov in a harsh statement published on Facebook wrote that Sberbank of Russia in Ukraine has greenlighted services for its clients, owners of non-recognized ”passports” issued by the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk ”people`s republics.” ”Sberbank of Russia must stop its operations in...

    Trump once again addresses Crimea annexation, calls Obama ”weak”
    Mar07

    Trump once again addresses Crimea annexation, calls Obama ”weak”

    U.S. President Donald Trump has rained criticism down on his predecessor, Barack Obama, over the fact that Russia managed to seize Crimea during his tenure. ”For eight years Russia `ran over` President Obama, got stronger and stronger, picked-off Crimea and added missiles. Weak!,” Trump tweeted Tuesday. Earlier, February 15, acting spokesman for...

    Russian banks don`t accept ”LPR”/”DPR” passports, despite Putin`s decree
    Mar07

    Russian banks don`t accept ”LPR”/”DPR” passports, despite Putin`s decree

    Russian banks do not work with clients holding ”passports” of the self-proclaimed Donbas republics – the so-called Donetsk People`s Republic (”DPR”) and Luhansk People`s Republic (”LPR”), despite a decree issued by Russian President Vladimir Putin to recognize such ”documents,” according to the Russian media outlet RBC. None of the top 30 banks...

    Ukraine`s nuclear energy generating company Energoatom to launch power exports to Poland, Hungary in 2019
    Mar07

    Ukraine`s nuclear energy generating company Energoatom to launch power exports to Poland, Hungary in 2019

    President of Ukraine`s national nuclear energy generating company Energoatom Yuriy Nedashkovsky has announced Energoatom`s plans to launch electricity exports to Poland and Hungary in 2019; the electricity will be generated by the second Khmelnitsky Nuclear Power Plant (KhNPP) unit, which is now under construction. ”I believe we`ll manage this...

    $1.1 bln in monetary investment injected in Ukraine in 2016 – National Bank of Ukraine
    Mar07

    $1.1 bln in monetary investment injected in Ukraine in 2016 – National Bank of Ukraine

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) estimates inflows of foreign investment into Ukraine in 2016 at US$3.4 billion, including $1.1 billion in monetary investment, according to NBU Deputy Governor Dmytro Solohub. ”The lion`s share of $3.4 billion in last year`s foreign investment, i.e. $2.3 billion, is actually related to accounting transactions by...

    U.S. begins S. Korea missile defense rollout
    Mar07

    U.S. begins S. Korea missile defense rollout

    The U.S. says it has begun deploying the first parts of a controversial missile defense system in South Korea, according to the BBC. The Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system (Thaad) is designed to protect against threats from North Korea, the BBC reported. The move to begin installing the system comes a day after the North launched four...

    Russia outraged by extension of Canada`s military mission in Ukraine
    Mar07

    Russia outraged by extension of Canada`s military mission in Ukraine

    The Embassy of the Russian Federation in Canada has condemned the extension of Canada`s military mission in Ukraine and called it ”counterproductive.” ”The Canadian government`s decision to extend the military mission in Ukraine is counterproductive and does not facilitate intra-Ukrainian political process, including direct dialogue between Kyiv...

    North  Korea says missile launch targeted U.S. bases in Japan
    Mar07

    North Korea says missile launch targeted U.S. bases in Japan

    One day after North Korea fired four ballistic missiles, its state-run news agency said Tuesday the country has conducted a missile launch exercise targeting U.S. military bases in Japan, according to South Korea`s Yonhap news agency. The drill was conducted by Hwasong artillery units of its Strategic Force, ”tasked to strike the bases of the...

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister to meet Tillerson in Washington D.C. March 7
    Mar06

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister to meet Tillerson in Washington D.C. March 7

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin will pay a working visit to Washington, D.C. March 6-7, where he is scheduled to meet with U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson, as well as representatives of the U.S. Administration and Congress, according to the MFA Ukraine press service. Klimkin`s visit is aimed to provide an additional impetus to the...

    EU lifts sanctions against Yanukovych ally Yuriy Ivanyushchenko
    Mar06

    EU lifts sanctions against Yanukovych ally Yuriy Ivanyushchenko

    The European Union has extended for one more year personal restrictive measures imposed against 15 former Ukrainian officials. Yury Ivanyushchenko, an ally of ousted former Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovych was removed from this sanction list. The decision should be endorsed by the Council of the EU and published in the Official Journal of...

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