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    EU diplomats expect visa-free travel for Ukraine, Georgia from Jan 1: Journalist
    Aug23

    EU diplomats expect visa-free travel for Ukraine, Georgia from Jan 1: Journalist

    European diplomats expect that Ukraine and Georgia will introduce the visa-free regime with the European Union (EU) from January 1, 2017, according to Rikard Jozwiak, Brussels reporter for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. ”EU diplomats still expect a final decision in EP/Council on visa lib for Georgia and Ukraine in Oct with visa free travel on...

    Kyiv court allows murdered journalist Sheremet`s bank vault to be opened
    Aug23

    Kyiv court allows murdered journalist Sheremet`s bank vault to be opened

    Kyiv`s Pechersk District Court has allowed investigators probing the murder of Belarusian journalist Pavel Sheremet to open his safe deposit box at the Kyiv branch of the Sberbank of Russia. This was stated in a court order posted in Ukraine`s national state register of court rulings. According to the ruling, the judge gave permission to open the...

    Ukrainian flag symbol of independence, unbreakable spirit of Ukrainian people: Turchynov
    Aug23

    Ukrainian flag symbol of independence, unbreakable spirit of Ukrainian people: Turchynov

    The flag of Ukraine has become a symbol of independence and the unbreakable spirit of the Ukrainian people, Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said in his greetings on the occasion of the Day of the National Flag of Ukraine. ”I sincerely congratulate you on the Day of the National Flag of Ukraine! This day is a holiday for all...

    Ukrainian PGO evidence against Russian officials could be used in int`l courts – minister
    Aug23

    Ukrainian PGO evidence against Russian officials could be used in int`l courts – minister

    Ukraine`s Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko has said files and evidence that will be collected by the Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) of Ukraine as part of criminal proceedings against high-ranking Russian officials could also be used in international courts, according to Channel 112 Ukraine. ”This is a good and a positive step [putting the...

    Merkel, Hollande and Renzi meet in Ventotene to discuss EU`s post-Brexit future
    Aug23

    Merkel, Hollande and Renzi meet in Ventotene to discuss EU`s post-Brexit future

    The leaders have vowed that the decision made by the UK to leave the EU won`t spell doom for the bloc. However, Chancellor Angela Merkel and her colleagues said the EU still faced many security-related questions, according to Deutsche Welle. The three leaders faced questions from the press on Monday on board Italian aircraft carrier ”Garibaldi”...

    Kerry: U.S., Russian talks on cooperation in Syria nearing end
    Aug23

    Kerry: U.S., Russian talks on cooperation in Syria nearing end

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said talks between the United States and Russia on military cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State terrorist group in Syria are nearing an end, according to Radio Liberty. ”We are in indeed engaged currently in ongoing conversations, and it is my hope that we are reaching the end of those discussions...

    Oil prices fall as analysts say market still oversupplied – Reuters
    Aug23

    Oil prices fall as analysts say market still oversupplied – Reuters

    Oil prices fell over 1% on Tuesday, with Goldman Sachs warning that August`s price rally had been overdone and that a proposed oil production freeze at current near-record levels would not help rein in an oversupplied market, according to Reuters. International Brent crude oil futures were trading at $48.54 per barrel at 02:35 GMT (10:35 ET),...

    Over UAH 1 bln spent on reconstruction of Odesa-Reni highway till date: Groysman
    Aug23

    Over UAH 1 bln spent on reconstruction of Odesa-Reni highway till date: Groysman

    Over UAH 1 billion has already been allocated for the reconstruction of the Odesa-Reni road, which is of state significance, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman wrote on Facebook. Repairs are ongoing in eight road sections that are 36km in length and a two-layer coating has been restored on 12.8km. As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukraine`s...

    Ukraine drafts documents calling for UN to deploy peacekeepers in Donbas
    Aug23

    Ukraine drafts documents calling for UN to deploy peacekeepers in Donbas

    Volodymyr Yelchenko, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations has stated that Ukraine has prepared documents calling for the United Nations to send a peacekeeping force to the Donbas region, RBC-Ukraine reported. Yelchenko clarified that the draft documents focus on, in particular, establishing the UN Support Office in the...

    Ukraine boosts steel production
    Aug23

    Ukraine boosts steel production

    Ukraine increased steel production in July 2016 by 10.5% year-over-year (y-o-y) to 2.065 million tonnes, inching up from 11th to 10th position in the list of the world`s major steel producers, according to the World Steel Association (WSA). Ukrainian steelmakers produced 14.477 million tonnes of steel in January-July this year, which is higher by...

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