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    Ukraine`s defense minister starts first visit to Sweden
    Oct06

    Ukraine`s defense minister starts first visit to Sweden

    Ukrainian Defense Minister, General of the Army of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak has left for Sweden on his first visit to that country since Ukraine`s independence, according to the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. During his visit to Stockholm General Poltorak will hold bilateral meetings with Minister of Defense of Sweden Peter Hultqvist and Chief of...

    Envoys from Sweden, Norway, Belarus, Kuwait give diplomatic credentials to President of Ukraine
    Oct06

    Envoys from Sweden, Norway, Belarus, Kuwait give diplomatic credentials to President of Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has received credentials from Ambassador of Sweden to Ukraine Martin Hagstrom, Ambassador of Norway to Ukraine Ole Terje Horpestad, Ambassador of Belarus to Ukraine Igor Sokol and Ambassador of Kuwait to Ukraine Rashid Hammad Al-Adwani, according to the president`s press service. The Ukrainian president...

    Russia sends two more warships from Black Sea to Mediterranean
    Oct06

    Russia sends two more warships from Black Sea to Mediterranean

    Russia says two of its warships are heading to the Mediterranean Sea to reinforce the country`s military presence in the region, according to Radio Liberty. A spokesman for Russia`s Black Sea Fleet said two Buyan-class corvettes, the Zelyony Dol and Serpukhov, left their Crimean base at Sevastopol on October 4 as part of a ”planned rotation” of...

    Nuland visits Moscow to discuss Donbas with Russian officials
    Oct06

    Nuland visits Moscow to discuss Donbas with Russian officials

    U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland and NSC Senior Directors Celeste Wallander and Charles Kupchan met with Russian officials in Moscow on October 5 to discuss the situation in eastern Ukraine and next steps to implement the Minsk peace agreements on Donbas, according to the Embassy of the Unites...

    German government is considering a push for EU sanctions against Russia over Syria behavior
    Oct06

    German government is considering a push for EU sanctions against Russia over Syria behavior

    The German government is considering a push for European sanctions against Russia in response to its behavior in Syria, a person familiar with the German deliberations said on Wednesday, signaling that Europe is seeking new ways to pressure Moscow to quell the violence there, according to The Wall Street Journal. Chancellor Angela Merkel`s...

    Ukraine`s parliament votes to lift import duty on scrap metal
    Oct06

    Ukraine`s parliament votes to lift import duty on scrap metal

    The Ukrainian parliament has adopted a draft law to cancel import duty on scrap metal, which is currently set at 5%. Some 251 lawmakers voted for the adoption in first reading of the bill on amendments to the Law of Ukraine on the customs tariff of Ukraine regarding a reduction in ferrous scrap deficit on the domestic market to ensure priority...

    Kyiv to open border checkpoint at river port – Cabinet of Ministers
    Oct06

    Kyiv to open border checkpoint at river port – Cabinet of Ministers

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine at a Wednesday meeting ordered to open an international border checkpoint at Kyiv river port, according to Minister of Infrastructure Volodymyr Omelyan. The minister stressed that the move allows fulfillment of the terms of a number of important international agreements and greatly facilitates international...

    Poroshenko dismisses Ukraine`s Ambassador to Iraq
    Oct06

    Poroshenko dismisses Ukraine`s Ambassador to Iraq

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has dismissed Anatoliy Marynets from the post of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the Republic of Iraq. The text of a relevant decree was posted on the official website of the President of Ukraine. As UNIAN reported earlier, Marynets was appointed Ukraine`s Ambassador to Iraq on...

    Ukrainian farmers insist on special value-added tax regime
    Oct06

    Ukrainian farmers insist on special value-added tax regime

    More than 1,000 farmers went on strike near the Ukrainian parliament`s building on October 4 demanding the adoption of bill No. 3851-1, which is designed to re-enact a special regime of value-added tax (VAT) paid by agricultural producers, according to an UNIAN correspondent. The rally was attended by representatives of agricultural enterprises...

    oil halts gain below $50 as Goldman sees rally supporting output
    Oct06

    oil halts gain below $50 as Goldman sees rally supporting output

    Oil halted gains below $50 a barrel as investors weighed falling U.S. stockpiles against speculation the recent price rally will encourage producers to raise output, Bloomberg reported. Futures declined as much as 0.8% after advancing 2.3% Wednesday to the highest close in more than three months, Bloomberg wrote.  U.S. crude stockpiles last week...

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