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    Oil falls on lower China growth targets, doubts on Russian output curbs
    Mar06

    Oil falls on lower China growth targets, doubts on Russian output curbs

    Oil prices fell in Asian trade on Monday, wiping out some of the gains of the previous session amid worries lower growth targets in China could cut oil demand and ongoing concern over Russia`s compliance with a global deal to cut oil output, according to Reuters. But worries over escalating violence in the Middle East put a floor under prices, as...

    New attacks on Avdiyivka cause blackouts, mobile service irregularities
    Mar06

    New attacks on Avdiyivka cause blackouts, mobile service irregularities

    Attacks on the Ukrainian-controlled town of Avdiyivka in Donbas have caused new blackouts and mobile service irregularities, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters. ”Avdiyivka has just again been left without the power supply. The mobile telephone service is irregular. Yet, the water supply to households still...

    Hague Court to begin hearing of Ukraine case against Russia on March 6
    Mar06

    Hague Court to begin hearing of Ukraine case against Russia on March 6

    The Hague-based International Court of Justice will start hearings on Monday, March 6, on the Ukraine case concerning Application of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism and of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Ukraine vs. Russian Federation). The...

    IMF reaches staff-level agreement in Ukraine in third review under EFF
    Mar05

    IMF reaches staff-level agreement in Ukraine in third review under EFF

    The International Monetary Fund has announced it reached a staff-level agreement with Ukraine on the third review of the arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF). ”The IMF staff has reached agreement with the Ukrainian authorities on an updated Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies. This paves the way for consideration of the...

    Over 200 Russian attacks in Donbas in the past 48 hours: 1 Ukrainian soldier killed, 12 wounded
    Mar05

    Over 200 Russian attacks in Donbas in the past 48 hours: 1 Ukrainian soldier killed, 12 wounded

    12 Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in action (WIA), another 1 was killed in action (KIA) in Donbas in the past 48 hours, according to the press center of the Ukrainian Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. The total number of attacks on Ukrainian positions was 115 on March 4 and 110 on March 5, the ATO HQ said. View map in full size The...

    Seizure of Ukraine assets in Donbas another evidence of Russian occupation – Ukrainian President
    Mar05

    Seizure of Ukraine assets in Donbas another evidence of Russian occupation – Ukrainian President

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says the seizure by Russia of Ukrainian assets in Donbas is another evidence of Russian occupation of the east of Ukraine. ”There was another brutal and dreadful violation of international law – Russia has de facto confiscated Ukrainian state and private assets located in the occupied territory. This is...

    Civilian casualties in Donbas double in past two months – United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
    Mar05

    Civilian casualties in Donbas double in past two months – United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

    The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has reported that the number of civilian casualties in Donbas doubled in January-February 2017 compared to the previous reporting period of November-December 2016. ”Insecurity peaked up again in late January across eastern Ukraine, generating additional civilian...

    Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine thanks Portugal for recognition of Holodomor in Ukraine in 1932-1933 as genocide
    Mar05

    Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine thanks Portugal for recognition of Holodomor in Ukraine in 1932-1933 as genocide

    Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin has expressed gratitude to the Portuguese parliament for the recognition of the Holodomor of 1932-1933 in Ukraine as genocide. ”We express our gratitude to the Assembly of the Republic of Portugal for the recognition of genocide in Ukraine in 1932-1933 and commemoration of the Holodomor...

    Trump administration to propose `dramatic reductions` in foreign aid
    Mar05

    Trump administration to propose `dramatic reductions` in foreign aid

    The White House budget director confirmed Saturday that the Trump administration will propose ”fairly dramatic reductions” in the U.S. foreign aid budget later this month, according to Fox News. Reuters and other news outlets reported earlier this week that the administration plans to propose to Congress cuts in the budgets for the U.S. State...

    Portugal recognizes Ukraine Holodomor (Famine Genocide) in 1932-1933 as genocide
    Mar04

    Portugal recognizes Ukraine Holodomor (Famine Genocide) in 1932-1933 as genocide

    The Portuguese parliament has recognized the Holodomor in Ukraine in 1932-1933 as genocide, according to the Ukrainian Diaspora`s media portal VIDIA. The document, which was adopted on March 2, 2017, condemns the Holodomor in Ukraine in 1932-1933 and recognizes it as genocide committed by Joseph ”Stalin`s totalitarian communist regime, which...

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