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    Court intervenes in gas dispute, says Polish utility – Deutsche Welle
    Dec28

    Court intervenes in gas dispute, says Polish utility – Deutsche Welle

    Polish energy concern PGNiG says it`s won a European Court of Justice stay on high-volume gas deliveries by Russia`s Gazprom through the pipeline ”OPAL.” The conduit forwards supplies to the Czech Republic and Germany, according to Deutsche Welle. A European Commission decision in October to enlarge a previous 50-percent cap of Gazprom deliveries...

    U.S. extended sanctions against Russian companies enter into force
    Dec28

    U.S. extended sanctions against Russian companies enter into force

    Embassy of Ukraine in the USA has reported that the decision on the introduction of the U.S. additional sanctions against Russian companies entered into force. ”The United States continues to build up pressure on Russia with new sanctions for its violation of international law and fueling the conflict in eastern Ukraine. 15 Russian arms sector...

    Ukrainian Infrastructure Ministry approves increase in railway tariffs
    Dec28

    Ukrainian Infrastructure Ministry approves increase in railway tariffs

    Tariff Committee of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine has agreed the increase in tariffs on passenger and cargo transportation by rail in 2017 proposed by PJSC Ukrainian Railways (Ukrzaliznytsia) in a draft financial plan, Ukrzaliznytsia CEO Wojciech Balczun said at a press conference. ”Tariff Committee of the Ministry of Infrastructure...

    ”Silence mode” in Donbas not working: Russian militants fire on Ukraine positions in all directions
    Dec27

    ”Silence mode” in Donbas not working: Russian militants fire on Ukraine positions in all directions

    Russian-backed militants continue to violate ceasefire in the ATO zone, press secretary of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine for ATO Oleksandr Motuzyanyk has told a Kyiv briefing Tuesday, according to an UNIAN correspondent. View map in full size ”The past 24 hours proved that the enemy does not comply with the agreements reached previously on...

    U.S. committed to NATO, Baltic security – senator John McCain
    Dec27

    U.S. committed to NATO, Baltic security – senator John McCain

    The United States is committed to the security of the Baltic region and NATO, Republican senator John McCain said in the Estonian capital on Tuesday, during a visit seen as a bid to soothe concerns over the policy of President-elect Donald Trump, according to Reuters. Trump unnerved many in Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia by saying on the campaign...

    Ukraine gets European Union`s second tranche of financial aid worth EUR 55 mln
    Dec27

    Ukraine gets European Union`s second tranche of financial aid worth EUR 55 mln

    Ukraine has received the second tranche of the financial assistance of the European Union in the amount of EUR 55.125 million in the framework of a financing agreement signed between the Government of Ukraine and the European Commission in 2014. As reported on the website of the Ministry of Finance, these funds represent the second and final...

    NBU cuts official exchange rate to UAH 26.65 to dollar
    Dec27

    NBU cuts official exchange rate to UAH 26.65 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Tuesday evening lowered the official hryvnia exchange rate by 29 kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 26.65 to the dollar. The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for December 28: $100 costs UAH 2,665.0670 (on December 27, it was UAH...

    Ukraine fulfills all obligations to cooperate with IMF – Ukrainian Minister of Economic Development and Trade
    Dec27

    Ukraine fulfills all obligations to cooperate with IMF – Ukrainian Minister of Economic Development and Trade

    Ukraine has fulfilled all its obligations to continue cooperation with the key creditor of the country, the International Monetary Fund, which opens the way to get the fourth tranche of $1.3 billion, Ukrainian Minister of Economic Development and Trade Stepan Kubiv said at a press conference in Kyiv. ”As of today, Ukraine has fulfilled all...

    4 former Soviet states almost ready to recognize Crimea Russian territory – Head of the Crimean Tatars Mejlis
    Dec27

    4 former Soviet states almost ready to recognize Crimea Russian territory – Head of the Crimean Tatars Mejlis

    Head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatars and Ukrainian MP Refat Chubarov has said that four states of the former Soviet Union are almost ready to recognize that Crimea is not the Ukrainian territory anymore, 112.ua reports. ”It is painful to me that four states of the former Soviet Union (Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan), these four...

    Trump calls UN club for people to `have a good time`
    Dec27

    Trump calls UN club for people to `have a good time`

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump lashed out at the United Nations on Monday days after the Security Council voted to condemn Israeli settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, according to Fox News. Taking to Twitter, he said the U.N. has ”such great potential,” but has become ”just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good...

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