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    Naftogaz CEO warns about attempts to turn gas giant into donor for corrupt businesses
    Sep19

    Naftogaz CEO warns about attempts to turn gas giant into donor for corrupt businesses

    CEO of state-owned oil and gas company Naftogaz of Ukraine Andriy Kobolev has warned about attempts being made to turn the gas giant into a donor for corrupt businesses. ”Attempts are being made to go back to the times when Naftogaz was virtually a donor for all privately owned criminal and corrupt businesses. We hope that the country`s leaders...

    European Commission projects Ukraine GDP growth by 2% in 2016, 3% in 2017
    Sep19

    European Commission projects Ukraine GDP growth by 2% in 2016, 3% in 2017

    European Commission (EC) Vice President for the Euro and Social Dialogue Valdis Dombrovskis says that the EC projects that Ukraine`s GDP may grow by 2% in 2016 and by another 3% in 2017. ”We expect the economy to return to growth of 1-2% this year and further pick up speed next year,” he said at the 13th Yalta European Strategy Annual Meeting in...

    IMF tranche doesn`t dispel concerns about Ukraine`s reform ability – Fitch
    Sep19

    IMF tranche doesn`t dispel concerns about Ukraine`s reform ability – Fitch

    Fitch Ratings says that the IMF Executive Board`s approval of a disbursement of US$1.0 billion to Ukraine is positive but does not dispel concerns about Ukraine`s ability to deliver on reforms agreed with the Fund. ”Political uncertainty and a challenging reform agenda mean delays to future disbursements under Ukraine`s IMF programme cannot be...

    Emergency U.N. meeting because of U.S. strike on Syrian troops: summary
    Sep18

    Emergency U.N. meeting because of U.S. strike on Syrian troops: summary

    U.S.-led coalition air strikes reportedly killed dozens of Syrian soldiers on Saturday, endangering a U.S.-Russian brokered ceasefire and prompting an emergency U.N. Security Council meeting as tensions between Moscow and Washington escalated, according to Reuters. The United States military said the coalition stopped the attacks against what it...

    Ukraine Paralympic athletes win record high number of medals in team history
    Sep18

    Ukraine Paralympic athletes win record high number of medals in team history

    Ukrainian athletes have won 117 medals, including 41 gold ones, at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, which ended on September 18, showing the best results in the Paralympic team`s history. Ukraine can also boast 37 silver medals and 39 bronze ones in 2016, according to the final medal count, available on the official website rio2016.com....

    NATO jets scramble to intercept Russian warplane over Baltics
    Sep18

    NATO jets scramble to intercept Russian warplane over Baltics

    Foreign ministers of France and Germany visited Kyiv and Donbas. Ukraine is boosting its efforts in a campaign for non-recognition of the outcome of the elections to the State Duma of the Russian Federation based on the organization of voting in the occupied Crimea. The EU is in a state of crisis, according to its political leaders. ”On September...

    Ukraine`s Ex-PM Yatsenyuk deems Russia`s Duma to be unlawfully elected
    Sep18

    Ukraine`s Ex-PM Yatsenyuk deems Russia`s Duma to be unlawfully elected

    Former Ukrainian Prime Minister, leader of the People`s Front Party Arseniy Yatsenyuk clams that the Russian Federation`s State Duma is now an unlawfully elected body. ”Can we tolerate Russia`s Duma? It is now an unlawfully elected body, because the Russian Federation is conducting elections in Ukrainian territory,” he said at the 13th Yalta...

    Two Ukrainians released from militant captivity – Poroshenko
    Sep18

    Two Ukrainians released from militant captivity – Poroshenko

    Ukrainian citizens Volodymyr Zhemchuhov and Yuriy Suprun have been released from the captivity of the Russian-backed militants in Donbas, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko wrote on Facebook. ”Volodymyr Zhemchuhov and Yuriy Suprun have been freed from captivity! They will receive medical assistance they require,” the president wrote. ”We will...

    30 Russian attacks, snipers active outside Donetsk, Mariupol – ATO report
    Sep18

    30 Russian attacks, snipers active outside Donetsk, Mariupol – ATO report

    Russian militants started engaging more often the snipers armed with long-range sniper rifles in the Donetsk and Mariupol directions, the ATO Headquarters wrote on Facebook. Over the past 24 hours, the Russian-occupation forces opened fire 30 times on positions of Ukrainian defenders, with no heavy weaponry use recorded, according to the report....

    Putin says ready to become ”guarantor of agreements” between Kyiv, militants
    Sep18

    Putin says ready to become ”guarantor of agreements” between Kyiv, militants

    The Russian leader offers to mediate in the negotiations between Ukraine and the Russian-backed militants in Donbas, according to RIA Novosti. ”What we can do is to create the conditions for the negotiation process and participate in it as mediators and guarantors of the agreements reached. That is what we can, want, and will do if our partners...

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