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    Euronews ends Ukrainian-language broadcasts – media
    May22

    Euronews ends Ukrainian-language broadcasts – media

    The Ukrainian-language service of European television channel Euronews said it was to close down May 21 because of financial difficulties, the Outlook Magazine reports. ”After nearly six years of work, Euronews will cease broadcasting in Ukrainian on Sunday, May 21,” it said in a Facebook post yesterday, reads the report. The move comes two years...

    Macron to receive Putin in Paris – media
    May22

    Macron to receive Putin in Paris – media

    On May 29, Russian President Vladimir Putin will go for an unscheduled visit to Paris, where he will meet with the newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron, Kommersant reported citing its sources. It is noted that the formal reason for the visit will be the opening in Versailles of an exhibition dedicated to Russia`s Peter the Great....

    McCain: Russian diplomat didn`t belong in the Oval Office
    May22

    McCain: Russian diplomat didn`t belong in the Oval Office

    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Sunday that Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov did not belong in the Oval Office for a meeting with President Trump, according to The Hill. McCain told host Chris Wallace on ”Fox News Sunday” that Lavrov ”had no business in the Oval Office,” The Hill reported. The senator said the Russian foreign minister is...

    EU`s Official Journal publishes decision on visa-free travel for Ukraine
    May22

    EU`s Official Journal publishes decision on visa-free travel for Ukraine

    The Official Journal of the European Union on May 22 published a legislative act, according to which the citizens of Ukraine would get a visa-free regime from June 11, an UNIAN correspondent from Brussels has reported. According to the document, Ukraine will be removed from the list of countries whose citizens are required to have a visa for...

    Czechs to provide CZK 35 mln for Ukraine`s reconstruction
    May22

    Czechs to provide CZK 35 mln for Ukraine`s reconstruction

    The Czech Republic could contribute 35 million crowns (almost $1.5 million) to the reconstruction of Ukraine and support for its democratic transformation in 2017-18, according to a proposal by the Foreign Ministry that the government will discuss on Monday, according to PragueMonitor. The government already made a decision on support for Ukraine...

    Russian ambassador Kislyak and close Putin’s friend, Ukrainian oligarch Medvedchuk was in contact with Trump campaign – Reuters
    May21

    Russian ambassador Kislyak and close Putin’s friend, Ukrainian oligarch Medvedchuk was in contact with Trump campaign – Reuters

    Michael Flynn and other advisers to Donald Trump`s campaign were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last seven months of the 2016 presidential race, current and former U.S. officials familiar with the exchanges told Reuters. Six of the previously undisclosed contacts described...

    Turkey publishes agreement with Ukraine on travel with use of ID cards
    May21

    Turkey publishes agreement with Ukraine on travel with use of ID cards

    The Resmi Gazete, the official publication of the Republic of Turkey, has published an agreement with Ukraine on travel of both countries` citizens with the use of ID cards, according to Chairman of the State Migration Service of Ukraine Maksym Sokoliuk. ”On May 20, the Turkish authorities officially published decision 2017/10324 to amend the...

    OPEC heads towards supply cut extension as Saudi signals most on board
    May21

    OPEC heads towards supply cut extension as Saudi signals most on board

    OPEC and other oil producers are on course to agree an extension of supply cuts at a meeting on Thursday, with Saudi Arabia saying most participants are on board with the plan to rein in a global supply glut, according to Reuters. Saudi Arabia`s energy minister said on Sunday that extending the supply cuts by a further nine months until next...

    Russia demands WTO consultations due to Ukrainian sanctions
    May21

    Russia demands WTO consultations due to Ukrainian sanctions

    The Russian Federation has sent a request to the Dispute Settlement Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) for consultations in connection with Ukrainian sanctions imposed against Russia, according to Russia`s Economic Development Minister Maxim Oreshkin, TASS reports. ”Russia`s representation to the WTO in Geneva has sent to the WTO`s...

    Ukrainian government approves deal with Turkey for passport-free travel
    May21

    Ukrainian government approves deal with Turkey for passport-free travel

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved an agreement with the Turkish government on Wednesday allowing their citizens to travel to each other`s countries without passports, according to Daily Sabah. Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman disclosed that the decision was accepted without discussion, Daily Sabah wrote. The deal was signed...

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