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    Ukrnaftoburinnia falls out of OPP privatization bid
    Dec07

    Ukrnaftoburinnia falls out of OPP privatization bid

    Ukrnaftoburinnia oil company has refused to participate in a tender for the privatization of 99.6% state-owned shares in the Odesa Port-Side Chemical Plant (OPP), scheduled for Dec. 14, with a starting price at UAH 5.16 billion (about $200 million), deputy chief of the company`s legal department Taras Metenko told UNIAN. ”Yes, we have refused to...

    Naftogaz buys 1.8 bcm of gas from European suppliers by means of EBRD loan
    Dec07

    Naftogaz buys 1.8 bcm of gas from European suppliers by means of EBRD loan

    Ukraine`s oil and gas giant NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine in August-October bought 1.8 billion cubic meters of gas from the European companies Axpo Trading AG, CEZ, Engie SA, Eni Trading & Shipping S.p.A., RWE Supply & Trading GmbH and Uniper Global Commodities SE at the expense of the credit line of the European Bank for Reconstruction and...

    Officer spying for Russia arrested in Poland
    Dec07

    Officer spying for Russia arrested in Poland

    Poland`s counterintelligence detained an officer on suspicion of spying for the Russian Federation, according to tvn24.pl. The suspect is a senior lieutenant, Pyotr C. who has been on the wanted list since August this year. He is suspected of transferring classified information to the Russian intelligence, tvn24.pl reports. ”In the morning of...

    Odesa Portside Chemical Plant’s sale fails due to lack of bids from investors. Again
    Dec07

    Odesa Portside Chemical Plant’s sale fails due to lack of bids from investors. Again

    A new tender to sell 99.6% of shares of Odesa Portside Chemical Plant (OPP) will not take place due to a lack of bids from investors, the press service of the State Property Fund of Ukraine reported. The auction was to be held on December 14 with a starting price of UAH 5.16 billion, or about $200 million. ”Applications from potential...

    Russian colonel earlier involved in Donbas occupation killed in Aleppo by Syrian freedom fighters
    Dec07

    Russian colonel earlier involved in Donbas occupation killed in Aleppo by Syrian freedom fighters

    Russian Colonel Ruslan Galitsky has died of wounds in Syria when opposition shelled a residential area in Aleppo`s western part, the Russian Defense Ministry reported on Wednesday, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”Colonel Ruslan Galitsky has died in hospital after being severely wounded. Russian military medics fought for his life for...

    Pentagon to Ukraine: ”Maintain momentum on defense reforms”
    Dec07

    Pentagon to Ukraine: ”Maintain momentum on defense reforms”

    U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work and Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister on European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Ivanna Klympush-Tsyntsadze during their meeting in Washington discussed the provision of military aid to Ukraine. Work noted the fiscal year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act offers a promising signal that security...

    Allies to affirm support for Ukraine`s sovereignty at NATO-Ukraine Commission – Kerry
    Dec07

    Allies to affirm support for Ukraine`s sovereignty at NATO-Ukraine Commission – Kerry

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announces that the Allies will affirm their support for Ukraine`s sovereignty at a NATO-Ukraine Commission meeting on Wednesday, December 7. ”Tomorrow, in the NATO-Ukraine Commission, we will support and affirm our steadfast support for the sovereignty and integrity of a democratic Ukraine,” he said in Brussels,...

    International community should maintain pressure on Russia until full Minsk implementation – Stoltenberg
    Dec07

    International community should maintain pressure on Russia until full Minsk implementation – Stoltenberg

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that the international community should continue to put pressure on Russia until Moscow fully implements Minsk agreements, an UNIAN correspondent reported from Stoltenberg`s press conference in Brussels, following a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission. ”I call on all parties to redouble their...

    Ukraine may seize first foreign ship for visits to occupied Crimea
    Dec07

    Ukraine may seize first foreign ship for visits to occupied Crimea

    Tanzania`s freight ship, SKY MOON, which illegally crossed the Ukrainian administrative border with Russia-occupied Crimea may be seized in favor of Ukraine, according to the Ukrainian State Border Service. The vessel was towed to the Ukrainian port of Reni after which members of the local military prosecutor`s office came on board the ship to...

    Law on setting up independent regulator of energy market to enter into force Dec 8
    Dec07

    Law on setting up independent regulator of energy market to enter into force Dec 8

    The Law on the National Energy and Utilities Regulation Commission, adopted by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine September 22, which provides for the establishment of an independent regulator of the energy market of Ukraine in accordance with European regulations, is now published in the Cabinet`s official newspaper Uriadoviy Kurier. The law will...

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