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    Russia bans freight transit in wagons of 10 Ukrainian rolling stock operators
    Nov07

    Russia bans freight transit in wagons of 10 Ukrainian rolling stock operators

    On November 3, Russian Railways, RZD, banned freight transit via Russian territory in the wagons handled by 10 Ukrainian rolling stock operators, according to the NefteRynok professional online digest. The ban is stipulated in a telegram circulated by Russia`s Federal Agency for Railway Transport on November 2, 2016, NefteRynok said. In...

    Ukraine reduces pumping gas into its underground storage facilities by 33%
    Nov07

    Ukraine reduces pumping gas into its underground storage facilities by 33%

    Ukraine pumped into its underground gas storage facilities (USFs) 6.4 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas in January-October 2016, which is 33% less than the same period last year, according to Ukrtransgaz, operator of Ukraine`s gas transport system. As of November 4, the amount of gas in USFs was 14.4 bcm, and its daily withdrawal was 17.6 million...

    U.S. army to continue supporting Ukraine no matter who is elected president – Gen. Hodges
    Nov07

    U.S. army to continue supporting Ukraine no matter who is elected president – Gen. Hodges

    On a three-day visit to Ukraine, which concluded Saturday, Gen. Ben Hodges, the commander of the U.S. Army Europe, fielded questions from Ukrainian soldiers and reporters about the future of the U.S. presence in that country and elsewhere as Washington is seeking to reassure allies and partners that the U.S. remains committed to the continent,...

    Putin secretly meets with Yanukovych over ledgers mentioning Manafort – media
    Nov07

    Putin secretly meets with Yanukovych over ledgers mentioning Manafort – media

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has met with fugitive ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych in secret over the ledgers that mention Donald Trump`s former campaign chief Paul Manafort, according to Newsweek. ”According to information obtained from inside Russia by Western intelligence, Putin later met with Yanukovych in secret near Volgograd,...

    Month after U.S. elections ”most favorable” time for Moscow to destabilize Ukraine – Russian analyst
    Nov07

    Month after U.S. elections ”most favorable” time for Moscow to destabilize Ukraine – Russian analyst

    Because the United States will be distracted by its elections and their aftermath, Andrey Illarionov says, the next 30 days represent ”the best situation for destabilizing” Ukraine from Moscow`s point of view, according to a Russian political analyst Andrey Illarionov who spoke with 112 Ukraine TV Channel, Euromaidanpress reports. Indeed,...

    Minister of Defense of Ukraine: Ukraine respects Moldova`s intention to close Russian military base on its territory
    Nov07

    Minister of Defense of Ukraine: Ukraine respects Moldova`s intention to close Russian military base on its territory

    Minister of Defense of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak has held talks with Minister of Defense of Moldova Anatol Salaru. The heads of defense ministries discussed issues of cooperation between ministries of defense of Ukraine and Moldova and prospects of its development, the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine has reported. Poltorak stressed Ukraine respected...

    Russian gas transit through Ukraine up by 20% since year-start
    Nov07

    Russian gas transit through Ukraine up by 20% since year-start

    Transit shipments of Russian gas via Ukraine to the European Union (EU) in January-October 2016 increased by 20% year-on-year to 65.3 billion cubic meters (bcm), according to Ukrtransgaz, operator of the country`s gas transportation system. Transit supplies of Russian gas via Ukraine in October amounted to 8 bcm. As UNIAN reported earlier,...

    Russian militants fired at Ukrainian positions over 100 times, shelled Shyrokyne from cannon artillery
    Nov07

    Russian militants fired at Ukrainian positions over 100 times, shelled Shyrokyne from cannon artillery

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 52 times in the past 24 hours, including 32 in the Mariupol sector, 12 barrages in the Luhansk sector, and eight in the Donetsk sector, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol...

    Ukraine should introduce tolls for freight trucks on roads of national importance
    Nov07

    Ukraine should introduce tolls for freight trucks on roads of national importance

    Newly appointed Acting Head of the controversial state motorway agency Ukravtodor Slawomir Nowak has called for the introduction of a payment system for freight trucks on the roads of national importance. ”There is a sacred rule in Europe: `Those who drive [on roads] – pay.` And the ones who inflict the most damage also pay. And who damages the...

    Ukrainian Agency for Prevention of Corruption plans to participate in searches of declarants to monitor their lifestyle
    Nov07

    Ukrainian Agency for Prevention of Corruption plans to participate in searches of declarants to monitor their lifestyle

    Head of the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption (NAPC) Natalia Korchak has said that NACP wants to participate in the searches of the declarants to monitor their lifestyle. The NAPC are now preparing a procedure for auditing, she said on 112 Ukraine TV Channel. ”This is the proposal that we consider, so that we could better monitor...

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