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    Oil prices surge, smash trading volume records as OPEC and Russia agree output cut
    Dec01

    Oil prices surge, smash trading volume records as OPEC and Russia agree output cut

    Oil prices shot up 13%, smashing trading volume records, after OPEC and Russia cut a deal to reduce output to drain a global supply glut, but analysts warned they could remain modest by historical comparison as other producers fill the gap, according to Reuters. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) agreed on Wednesday its...

    Two firefighting planes return to Ukraine after mission in Israel
    Dec01

    Two firefighting planes return to Ukraine after mission in Israel

    Two An-32P firefighting planes sent by the State Emergency Situations Service of Ukraine to help Israel fight fires flew back to Ukraine on Wednesday, November 30. The two planes landed at Kyiv`s Zhuliany airport at 18:21 local time on Wednesday. First Deputy Chairman of the State Emergency Situations Service Oleh Melchutsky thanked the crews for...

    OSCE monitors report some 550 explosions in Donetsk region on November 29
    Dec01

    OSCE monitors report some 550 explosions in Donetsk region on November 29

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine reports its monitors have recorded some 550 explosions in Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine. ”The SMM recorded more ceasefire violations in Donetsk region including some 550 explosions, compared with about 100 explosions in the previous reporting period,” the mission said in its daily update...

    European Court annuls part of sanctions against Putin`s friend Rotenberg. Document
    Dec01

    European Court annuls part of sanctions against Putin`s friend Rotenberg. Document

    The General Court of the European Union on November 30 declared unfounded EU sanctions against Russian businessman and President Putin`s friend Arkady Rotenberg, which were in force from July 2014 to March 2015. General Court of the European Union from Hanna Minenko ”By today`s judgement, the General Court partly upholds the action for annulment...

    Jets can`t take off from Putin`s only aircraft carrier – The Times
    Dec01

    Jets can`t take off from Putin`s only aircraft carrier – The Times

    The majority of the planes on Russia`s only aircraft carrier have been flown to a base in Syria after they had difficulties launching at sea, a defence source said yesterday, according to The Times. ”The lack of a catapult system on board the Admiral Kuznetsov has hampered the ability of pilots to operate at sea, forcing them to carry fewer...

    Ukraine Cabinet approves Concept of health care reform
    Dec01

    Ukraine Cabinet approves Concept of health care reform

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine at its Wednesday meeting approved the Concept of health care reform and a number of regulations aimed at its implementation, an UNIAN correspondent reports. ”The decision has been adopted,” said Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman. Ahead of the passing of the Concept, Deputy Health Minister Pavlo Kovtoniuk noted...

    Cabinet approves EIB project worth EUR 400 mln to support small and medium-sized businesses
    Dec01

    Cabinet approves EIB project worth EUR 400 mln to support small and medium-sized businesses

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has approved the implementation of the joint project with the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support small and medium-sized businesses and companies with average capitalization levels, the loan for the implementation of which amounts to EUR 400 million. According to the website of the Ministry of Finance, it...

    ”No one will tell us what to do!”: Ukraine not to cancel drills near Crimea following Russian threats
    Dec01

    ”No one will tell us what to do!”: Ukraine not to cancel drills near Crimea following Russian threats

    Threats cannot thwart Ukraine`s plans concerning military exercises, a spokesman for the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine on ATO issues Andriy Lysenko told a Kyiv briefing Wednesday, answering a question on Russia`s alleged threats to conduct a missile strike if Ukraine pursued with its plans to hold missile exercises near the temporarily occupied...

    Kerry knows what prevents Russia from ”marching to Kyiv”
    Dec01

    Kerry knows what prevents Russia from ”marching to Kyiv”

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says these are U.S. sanctions that prevented Russia from thinking about an ”easy path to march to Kyiv.” ”Across the ocean, we`ve been steadfast in backing a democratic Ukraine, and those who complain should look at the reality that our sanctions, our engagement, our support for Ukraine actually prevented Russia...

    Naftogaz gets state guarantees for $500 mln loan for gas purchase
    Dec01

    Naftogaz gets state guarantees for $500 mln loan for gas purchase

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has approved the granting of state guarantees in the amount of about $500 million to Ukraine`s oil and gas giant NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine in order to attract a World Bank loan for the purchase and pumping of natural gas in the autumn-winter period. Presenting the need for the provision of guarantees, First Vice...

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