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    Ukraine vs Russia case: UN International Court of Justice determines schedule of proceedings until 2019
    May13

    Ukraine vs Russia case: UN International Court of Justice determines schedule of proceedings until 2019

    Agents of Ukraine and Russia, as well as the chairman of the UN International Court of Justice Ronnie Abraham, agreed on a schedule for further consideration of Ukraine`s claims on Russia`s violations of two UN conventions, as reported by Deputy Foreign Minister Olena Zerkal, who represents the government of Ukraine at the hearings, European...

    NBU holds talks with Indonesian company on money production
    May13

    NBU holds talks with Indonesian company on money production

    National Bank`s Acting Governor Yakiv Smolii held a meeting with the delegation of Indonesian state-owned company Perum Peruri, a global producer of banknotes and highly secured products, the NBU press service reports. During the meeting, participants discussed the possibility of establishing a strategic partnership between the NBU...

    Ukraine offers EU new association format
    May13

    Ukraine offers EU new association format

    Kyiv is officially inviting the European Union to develop a new format of relations with Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin told a briefing at the Foreign Ministry on Friday, Europeiska Pravda reported. See also: EU Council approves visa-free travel up to 90 days for Ukrainians Klimkin believes that after...

    Kyiv, Ankara sign MoU to expand co-op in defense industry – media
    May13

    Kyiv, Ankara sign MoU to expand co-op in defense industry – media

    Ukrainian state-owned aircraft company Antonov, which is a part of the SC UkrOboronProm, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Turkey`s leading defense company ASELSAN, says a message posted on the Ukrainian company`s website, according to Trend news agency reports. The MoU was signed during the 13th International Defense Industry...

    U.S. Department of Agriculture releases forecast for Ukraine`s grain yield, exports
    May13

    U.S. Department of Agriculture releases forecast for Ukraine`s grain yield, exports

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has forecast grain production in Ukraine at the level of 61.79 million tonnes in the 2017-2018 marketing year (MY, July 2017 – June 2018), according to the USDA`s May report published on the department`s website. Grain exports from Ukraine in the 2017-2018 MY could reach 38.31 million tonnes, the report...

    Russian fighter jet comes within 20 feet of U.S. Navy craft
    May12

    Russian fighter jet comes within 20 feet of U.S. Navy craft

    A Russian fighter jet came within 20 feet of a U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft over the Black Sea earlier this week, an official said, according to NBC News. On May 9, 2017, a Russian SU-27 came within approximately 20 feet of a U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon while the U.S. Navy aircraft was conducting routine operations in international airspace,...

    Trump received Lavrov on Putin`s personal request
    May12

    Trump received Lavrov on Putin`s personal request

    When President Donald Trump hosted Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in the Oval Office on Wednesday just hours after firing the FBI director who was overseeing an investigation into whether Trump`s team colluded with the Russians, he was breaking with recent precedent at the specific request of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Politico...

    Bulgarian ESC 2017 entrant did not violate law by his 2014 Crimea visit  – border guards
    May12

    Bulgarian ESC 2017 entrant did not violate law by his 2014 Crimea visit – border guards

    The State Border Guard Service had no reason to refuse entry to Bulgarian singer Kristian Kostov since he had not violated the rules of crossing the Ukrainian border, the country`s Border Guard Service spokesman Oleh Slobodian told UNIAN ”Together with the SBU Security Service of Ukraine, we are still studying all circumstances. But at the...

    Transportation by rail from Ukraine to EU soars by almost seven times
    May12

    Transportation by rail from Ukraine to EU soars by almost seven times

    Transportation by rail from Ukraine to the European Union member states soared by almost seven times in January-March 2017 year-over-year, to 34,500 passengers, according to state-run joint-stock company Ukrzaliznytsia. Trains and through-passenger cars run from Ukraine to Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, and Poland,...

    Officials examine report Bulgarian Eurovision entrant performed in Crimea
    May12

    Officials examine report Bulgarian Eurovision entrant performed in Crimea

    Ukrainian authorities and Eurovision Song Contest officials in Kyiv said on May 11 that they were looking into reports that the Bulgarian entrant in the competition visited Crimea, a potential violation of Ukrainian law, according to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). Speculation swirled on social media after the Russian Foreign...

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