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    Trump outraged by Russian deployment of cruise missiles, vows to raise issue with Putin
    Feb24

    Trump outraged by Russian deployment of cruise missiles, vows to raise issue with Putin

    U.S. President Donald Trump complained that the Russian deployment of a ground-based cruise missile is in violation of a 1987 treaty that bans land-based American and Russian intermediate-range missiles, according to Reuters. ”To me it`s a big deal,” said Trump, who has held out the possibility of warmer U.S. relations with Russia, as reported by...

    Ukrainian barley exports up from last season
    Feb24

    Ukrainian barley exports up from last season

    Ukraine kept exporting barley at a rapid pace in January 2017, as some 161,600 tonnes of barley was shipped abroad that month, or 7.4 times more than exported from Ukraine in January 2016, reports UkrAgroConsult. In total, the country supplied 4.469 million tonnes of barley to foreign markets in the first seven months of the current season, or...

    FBI refused White House request to knock down recent Trump-Russia stories
    Feb24

    FBI refused White House request to knock down recent Trump-Russia stories

    The FBI rejected a recent White House request to publicly knock down media reports about communications between Donald Trump`s associates and Russians known to U.S. intelligence during the 2016 presidential campaign, multiple U.S. officials briefed on the matter tell CNN. But a White House official said late Thursday that the request was only...

    Ukrainian-held Avdiyivka without water as filtration station hit by shell
    Feb24

    Ukrainian-held Avdiyivka without water as filtration station hit by shell

    Deputy Prime Minister Hennadiy Zubko says the water supply in the Ukrainian-controlled town of Avdiyivka has been disrupted after the Russian occupation forces have once again shelled a local filtration station. ”A direct hit of a shell on the filtration station. Work has been halted. People are hiding in a bomb shelter. The town has once again...

    Almost half of Ukrainians willing to participate in mass protests – poll
    Feb24

    Almost half of Ukrainians willing to participate in mass protests – poll

    45.6% of respondents said they were not willing to participate in any kind of mass protests, 5.9% failed to provide a definite answer, while 48,5% said they were ready to take part in certain rallies. Among those willing to rally, the largest number of respondents said that they are willing to support election campaigns (35.4%), collect...

    Ukrainian Parliament intends to simplify procedure of banks` restructuring, capitalization
    Feb24

    Ukrainian Parliament intends to simplify procedure of banks` restructuring, capitalization

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine February 23 adopted in first reading bill No.6010 on simplification of procedures for the banks` capitalization and restructuring, according to an UNIAN news agency news agency correspondent. While presenting the draft law, Head of the Parliamentary committee on finance and banking policy Serhiy Rybalka noted that...

    Traders drain pricey U.S. oil storage as OPEC deal bites
    Feb24

    Traders drain pricey U.S. oil storage as OPEC deal bites

    Traders are turning the spigots to drain the priciest storage tanks holding U.S. crude stockpiles as strengthening markets make it unprofitable to store for future sale and cuts in global production open export opportunities, according to Reuters. That could signal the beginning of the end for a two-year trade play that came about during an...

    IMF notes progress in cooperation with Ukraine, although provides no specific dates of new loan tranche allocation
    Feb24

    IMF notes progress in cooperation with Ukraine, although provides no specific dates of new loan tranche allocation

    Ukraine`s key creditor, the International Monetary Fund, has noted significant progress in its cooperation with Ukraine, as well as in part of Kyiv`s implementation of a reform program, approved in March 2015; however, the Fund`s Executive Board has not yet set a date to consider allocation of a $1 bln tranche for Ukraine, according to the IMF...

    Ukraine reports 54 attacks in Donbas in last day
    Feb24

    Ukraine reports 54 attacks in Donbas in last day

    Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 54 times in the past 24 hours with 1 Ukrainian soldier reported as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. ”In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers fired portable Grad rocket launchers, 122mm artillery...

    Firtash to remain in custody for another day
    Feb23

    Firtash to remain in custody for another day

    According to the verdict of the Regional Criminal Court in Vienna in the case of an extradition arrest of Ukrainian businessman Dmytro Firtash, the latter will remain in custody at the request of the Vienna prosecutor`s office. Austrian prosecutors submitted to a court a motion to extend the Ukrainian businessman`s detention term under the U.S....

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