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    Ukraine`s foreign ministry advises against travel to Russia
    Oct03

    Ukraine`s foreign ministry advises against travel to Russia

    Political Director of Ukraine`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Oleksii Makeiev has said that travel to Russia is now dangerous for Ukrainian citizens. ”Travel to the Russian Federation is dangerous for Ukrainians: groundless detentions, provocations at the border and during customs control, tortures, non-admission of consuls…” he wrote on...

    Naftogaz seeks to recover $28.3 bln from Gazprom in Stockholm arbitration
    Oct03

    Naftogaz seeks to recover $28.3 bln from Gazprom in Stockholm arbitration

    The amount of the claims filed by national joint stock company Naftogaz of Ukraine against Russian gas monopoly Gazprom under a lawsuit lodged with the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce was US$28.3 billion as of July 31, 2016, according to the Ukrainian company`s annual report for 2015 published on its website. Naftogaz...

    Nuclear watchdog extends service life of Zaporizhia`s 2nd reactor until 2026
    Oct03

    Nuclear watchdog extends service life of Zaporizhia`s 2nd reactor until 2026

    The State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine has extended the service life of power unit No. 2 at Zaporizhia nuclear power plant (NPP), which is operated by Energoatom national nuclear energy generating company, until February 19, 2026. A corresponding decision was taken unanimously by the state nuclear regulator at a recent meeting....

    Ukraine`s e-declaration system still raw – National Agency for Prevention of Corruption head
    Oct03

    Ukraine`s e-declaration system still raw – National Agency for Prevention of Corruption head

    Head of the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption (NAPC) Natalia Korchak says the functionality of the e-declaration system, which has been introduced in Ukraine, still has some drawbacks, according to Ukrainian news service TSN. Korchak listed some problems faced by users while filling in an electronic tax declaration form. ”Today we can...

    Ukraine`s diplomat explains how to bypass Russia`s veto in creating MH17 tribunal
    Oct03

    Ukraine`s diplomat explains how to bypass Russia`s veto in creating MH17 tribunal

    Ukrainian diplomat Volodymyr Vasylenko, who worked as Ukraine`s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, a judge for the International Criminal Court in 2001-2005 and was Ukraine`s envoy to the UN Human Rights Council in 2006-2010, says that Ukraine should insist on the creation of an international tribunal on the downing of flight MH17 to...

    Rada chairman Parubiy wants tougher sanctions, visas for Russia
    Oct03

    Rada chairman Parubiy wants tougher sanctions, visas for Russia

    Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy proposes debates on the possibility of introducing a visa regime with Russia and expanding sanctions against that country, according to an UNIAN correspondent. Addressing the coordination board of factions` and committees` chairmen on Monday, he recalled that in early 2016, he tabled a...

    Ukrainian Deputy Parliament Speaker calls Council of Europe, OSCE and Dunja Mijatovic to respond to Ukraine journalist`s detention
    Oct03

    Ukrainian Deputy Parliament Speaker calls Council of Europe, OSCE and Dunja Mijatovic to respond to Ukraine journalist`s detention

    First Deputy Chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada and Ukraine`s envoy to the Trilateral Contact Group`s humanitarian subgroup on the Donbas settlement Iryna Gerashchenko insists on appropriate reaction from the OSCE, the Council of Europe and other international organizations to the detention of a Ukrainian journalist, Roman Sushchenko, who has been...

    How FSB arrested Ukrainian journalist in Moscow – video
    Oct03

    How FSB arrested Ukrainian journalist in Moscow – video

    Lefortovo court in Moscow has arrested Mr Sushchenko on ”espionage” charges (Art.276 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). Sushchenko told human rights activists that psychological pressure had been exerted on him during arrest. The investigator did not allow him to call home and tell his wife about his arrest, according to the...

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.94 to dollar on interbank market
    Oct03

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.94 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Monday strengthened to UAH 25.91/25.94 to the dollar by the middle of trade, a broker at a commercial bank has told an UNIAN correspondent. Thus, the national currency has strengthened by three kopiykas against the U.S. dollar as compared to the opening of trade. Hryvnia...

    Hungarians reject migrant quotas on referendum
    Oct03

    Hungarians reject migrant quotas on referendum

    Almost all Hungarians who voted in Sunday`s referendum rejected the European Union`s migrant quotas but turnout was too low to make the poll valid, frustrating Prime Minister Viktor Orban`s hopes of a clear victory with which to challenge Brussels, according to Reuters. Hungary`s maverick right-wing leader, whose hardline policy on migration has...

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