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    PACE delegate issues statement on Russian Duma elections in Crimea, criticizes new Parliament composition
    Sep19

    PACE delegate issues statement on Russian Duma elections in Crimea, criticizes new Parliament composition

    The new composition of the Russian Parliament cannot provide a ”good future” for the country, that`s according to Austria`s Stefan Schennach, head of the Monitoring Committee of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE), who commented on the results of elections to the State Duma of the Russian Federation, Deutsche Welle reported. The...

    Lethal aid for Ukraine way to resolve Donbas conflict – Member of the European Parliament
    Sep19

    Lethal aid for Ukraine way to resolve Donbas conflict – Member of the European Parliament

    The only way to end the conflict in Ukraine is to supply lethal weapons to Ukraine, that`s according to Czech Republic`s Jaromir Stetina, Member of the European Parliament, who paid a visit to Donbass, according to Donbas News. The Minsk agreements are initially ineffective, according to the Member of the European Parliament. Stetina added that...

    Concerns remain after Ukraine awarded Champions League final
    Sep19

    Concerns remain after Ukraine awarded Champions League final

    Russia and Ukraine`s political rivalry will extend into the world of football next year as they try to outdo each other in hosting two of the sport`s biggest events, according to USA Today. Just like in neighboring Russia, there are concerns over football-related racism and violence in Ukraine, USA Today reported with reference to The Associated...

    Decision on amending Naftogaz charter halted due to public reaction – Kubiv
    Sep19

    Decision on amending Naftogaz charter halted due to public reaction – Kubiv

    Ukraine`s Ministry for Economic Development and Trade announces it has suspended a decision on amending the charter of National Joint Stock Company Naftogaz of Ukraine, which provides for the withdrawal of state-owned subsidiary Ukrtransgaz out of Naftogaz`s control, due to high public attention to this issue. ”Due to high public attention to...

    Prosecutor General of Ukraine estimates $40 bln damage in case against Yanukovych-era Revenue Ministry
    Sep19

    Prosecutor General of Ukraine estimates $40 bln damage in case against Yanukovych-era Revenue Ministry

    Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko has said during a presser in the Rada Monday that criminal activity of the former Ministry of Revenue`s top officials during the tenure of Ukraine`s disgraced ex-president Viktor Yanukovych resulted in damages to the state coffers totaling $40 billion, that`s according to expert estimates in a relevant...

    Ukraine`s gross foreign debt shrinks to $115 bln
    Sep19

    Ukraine`s gross foreign debt shrinks to $115 bln

    Ukraine`s gross foreign debt in Q2, 2016 shrank by 2%, or $2.391 billion, as compared with Q1, 2016, to $114.966 billion, according to the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU). In the first half of the current year, Ukraine`s gross foreign debt decreased by 3.2%, or $3.763 billion. In the second quarter, the debt of the sector of general public...

    Elections to the Russian Parliament in occupied Crimea is illegitimate – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
    Sep19

    Elections to the Russian Parliament in occupied Crimea is illegitimate – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

    Official statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine on illegitimate elections to the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation in the temporary occupied territory of Ukraine Ukraine condemns in the strongest possible terms the organization by Russia in the temporarily occupied by the Russian Federation territories...

    Interpol cancels ex-Health Minister Bohatyriova`s red notice
    Sep19

    Interpol cancels ex-Health Minister Bohatyriova`s red notice

    Interpol has cancelled its red notice issued for Raisa Bohatyriova, the former Ukrainian Health Minister during Viktor Yanukovych`s presidency, according to espreso.tv. The Interpol National Central Bureau (NCB) for Ukraine notified Bohatyriova`s lawyer, Dmytro Beliayev, that his client was not on the international wanted list as of September 2,...

    Fitch downgrades Kyiv`s long-term issuer default ratings to `CC`
    Sep19

    Fitch downgrades Kyiv`s long-term issuer default ratings to `CC`

    Fitch Ratings on September 16 downgraded the City of Kyiv`s Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) to `CC` from `CCC.` The agency also downgraded the city`s National Long-Term rating to `BB+(ukr)` from `BBB(ukr)` with negative outlook, Fitch said in a statement. Kyiv`s domestic senior debt ratings were downgraded to...

    Ukraine reports 26 attacks in Donetsk region in last day amid lull in Luhansk
    Sep19

    Ukraine reports 26 attacks in Donetsk region in last day amid lull in Luhansk

    The Russian occupation forces opened fire on Ukrainian positions in eastern Ukraine 26 times in the past 24 hours; shelling was reported in Donetsk region only, according to the press center of the Ukrainian Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters. View map in full size In the last day, there were 12 instances of the violation of the ceasefire in...

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