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    EU lifts sanctions against Yanukovych ally Yuriy Ivanyushchenko
    Mar06

    EU lifts sanctions against Yanukovych ally Yuriy Ivanyushchenko

    The European Union has extended for one more year personal restrictive measures imposed against 15 former Ukrainian officials. Yury Ivanyushchenko, an ally of ousted former Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovych was removed from this sanction list. The decision should be endorsed by the Council of the EU and published in the Official Journal of...

    Investment in Ukraine`s agriculture hits record high in 2016 – experts
    Mar06

    Investment in Ukraine`s agriculture hits record high in 2016 – experts

    Capital investment in Ukraine`s agriculture in 2016 was estimated at UAH 44 billion, or about US$1.62 billion, which was a record high level over Ukraine`s independence, and 1.5 times up on the 2015 figure, according to the press service of the National Scientific Center ”Institute of Agrarian Economy.” ”Investment in agriculture in 2016 reached...

    Ukrainian prosecutors summon former tax chief Klymenko
    Mar06

    Ukrainian prosecutors summon former tax chief Klymenko

    The Chief Military Prosecutor`s Office has summoned ex-head of the State Tax Service (2011-2012) and income and tax minister (2012 to 2014) Oleksandr Klymenko for investigative and procedural actions. ”The Chief Military Prosecutor`s Office of the Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) is carrying out a special pre-trial investigation into criminal...

    Capital investment in Ukraine`s agro-industrial sector in 2016 hits $2.25 bln
    Mar06

    Capital investment in Ukraine`s agro-industrial sector in 2016 hits $2.25 bln

    Capital investment in the Ukrainian agro-industrial sector totaled UAH 61.1 billion, or US$2.25 billion, last year, accounting for 18.7% of total capital investment injected in the country`s economy, according to the Ukrainian Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry`s press service, which cited State Statistics Service data. ”According to the State...

    Another Luhansk terrorists` leader aka “Plastun” reportedly eliminated in Donbas
    Mar06

    Another Luhansk terrorists` leader aka “Plastun” reportedly eliminated in Donbas

    Ukrainian Deputy Minister for temporarily occupied territory and internally displaced people George Tuka says a ”warlord” of the so-called ”Luhansk People`s Republic” (”LPR”) terrorist organization, a Russian mercenary, nom-de-guerre `Plastun,` has been killed in the Donbas conflict zone. ”Another one has joined the `ceasefire`…,” he wrote on...

    Pro-Russian Bosnian Serb leader claims Crimea issue ”settled”
    Mar06

    Pro-Russian Bosnian Serb leader claims Crimea issue ”settled”

    The so-called ”president” of the self-proclaimed Republic of Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Milorad Dodik, has said that the Russian annexation of Crimea is ”settled,” according to the Russian newspaper Izvestia. Speaking about the results of the so-called referendum in Crimea, he said that the ”will of the people must be respected,” Izvestia...

    International Committee of the Red Cross head arrives in Ukraine
    Mar06

    International Committee of the Red Cross head arrives in Ukraine

    President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer has arrived in Ukraine. ”[I`ve] arrived in Ukraine for a visit. For nearly three years, people in the east have lived in the shadow of war, and hostilities again on the rise,” he wrote on Twitter on March 6. Earlier, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko urged Maurer...

    Fillon France election: `No one can stop me` says candidate
    Mar06

    Fillon France election: `No one can stop me` says candidate

    Beleaguered French politician Francois Fillon has declared ”no one can stop” his bid for the presidency after a mass rally attended by thousands in Paris, according to the BBC. The center-right candidate insisted he would not be standing down during an interview on French television, despite growing calls for him to quit the race, the BBC said....

    Russian general seriously wounded in land mine blast in Syria – Kommersant
    Mar06

    Russian general seriously wounded in land mine blast in Syria – Kommersant

    Russian Maj. Gen. Pyotr Milyukhin, who heads the combat training department of the Russian Armed Forces` Western Military District Staff, has been seriously wounded in an explosion of a land mine with remote control on his way from the Tiyas military airbase to the Syrian town of Homs, according to the Russian newspaper Kommersant. The incident...

    Ukraine still has over 8 bcm of natural gas in stock
    Mar06

    Ukraine still has over 8 bcm of natural gas in stock

    Gas stocks in Ukraine`s underground storage facilities shrank by 1.8%, or 154 million cubic meters (mcm), to 8.232 billion cubic meters (bcm) February 25 through March 4, from 8.386 bcm, according to the operator of the Ukrainian gas transport system, state-owned company Ukrtransgaz. On March 4 alone, 16.51 mcm was taken from the underground...

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