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    Friendship with Turkey ”conditional”: Kremlin reacts to Erdogan`s words on Crimea
    Sep21

    Friendship with Turkey ”conditional”: Kremlin reacts to Erdogan`s words on Crimea

    A statement by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reiterating support for Ukraine in the issue of Crimea is a matter of protocol, but it could still complicate Ankara-Moscow relations, that`s according to First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Defense and Security Franz Klintsevich, RIA Novosti reports. ”We got another...

    Naftogaz raises natural gas prices for industrial consumers from Oct 1
    Sep21

    Naftogaz raises natural gas prices for industrial consumers from Oct 1

    National oil and gas holding company Naftogaz of Ukraine is increasing the minimum price of natural gas for industrial consumers from October 1, 2016 by 5.1%, as compared to September 2016, to UAH 6,343.2 ($245) per 1,000 cubic meters from UAH 6,036 ($233) per 1,000 cubic meters. At the same time, the maximum price of natural gas for industrial...

    German economy minister to discuss EU sanctions with Putin – Reuters
    Sep21

    German economy minister to discuss EU sanctions with Putin – Reuters

    German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel, heading to Moscow for talks about trade with President Vladimir Putin, said on Wednesday he favored a lifting of EU sanctions on Russia but that would require making progress on peace in Ukraine, according to Reuters. ”I am doing what I can so that the sanctions, imposed after the annexation of Crimea, can...

    Joint Investigation Team to present interim results of MH17 downing probe late September
    Sep21

    Joint Investigation Team to present interim results of MH17 downing probe late September

    The Joint Investigation Team consisting of representatives of Ukraine, the Netherlands, Malaysia, Australia and Belgium September 28 will present the interim results of the probe into the crash of Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 flight MH17, according to a joint statement of the participating countries` foreign ministers, published on the website...

    France and Germany working to bring Poroshenko, Putin for Normandy Four summit
    Sep21

    France and Germany working to bring Poroshenko, Putin for Normandy Four summit

    French President Francois Hollande has announced that France and Germany are working to arrange a Normandy Four meeting in coming weeks, according to Deutsche Welle`s Ukrainian language service. ”German Chancellor Angela Merkel and myself have taken the lead to organize a meeting with the presidents of Russia and Ukraine [Vladimir Putin and Petro...

    Trump demonstratively ignored President of Ukraine in New York
    Sep21

    Trump demonstratively ignored President of Ukraine in New York

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump already has a contentious relationship with Kyiv, irking the Ukrainian public and government officials with his praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Moscow-friendly views on the annexation of Crimea and the war in eastern Ukraine Now, invited to meet with Ukrainian President Petro...

    Ukraine sends UAH 2.8 bln in budget funds for rebuilding Donbas – local official
    Sep21

    Ukraine sends UAH 2.8 bln in budget funds for rebuilding Donbas – local official

    Chairman of the Donetsk military and civil administration Pavlo Zhebrivskyi says UAH 2.8 billion (about U.S. 108 million) in budget funds has been allocated for rebuilding the damaged infrastructure of Donbas region, according to Ukrainian news agency RBC Ukraine. ”It took a year to have UAH 2.8 billion transferred in the treasury accounts of...

    Canada immigration minister: No visa exemption for Ukrainians in near term
    Sep21

    Canada immigration minister: No visa exemption for Ukrainians in near term

    Canadian Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship John McCallum says Canada will not review requirements in the near future for Ukrainian nationals to be exempted from visa. ”Given the importance of Canada`s relationship with Ukraine, officials have been closely monitoring migration trends and country conditions in Ukraine. At this time,...

    State Property Fund of Ukraine says four investors interested in Odesa chemical plant
    Sep21

    State Property Fund of Ukraine says four investors interested in Odesa chemical plant

    Head of the State Property Fund of Ukraine (SPFU) Ihor Bilous says four investors have shown interest in acquiring 99.6% of shares in the country`s major chemical producer, the Odesa Port-Side Chemical Plant (OPP). ”Currently, there are at least four potential bidders in the auction for the OPP sale,” Bilous wrote on Facebook. As was reported...

    Ukraine Supreme Court rejects Gazprom`s appeal against $3.4 bln monopoly fine
    Sep21

    Ukraine Supreme Court rejects Gazprom`s appeal against $3.4 bln monopoly fine

    The Supreme Court of Ukraine has refused to consider a claim filed by Russian gas monopoly Gazprom seeking to challenge a decision by the Anti-monopoly Committee of Ukraine (ACU) to fine the company UAH 85 billion (about $3.4 billion) for abusing monopoly on Ukraine`s gas transit market. A relevant court decision was published in the national...

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