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    Ukraine, Canada discuss opportunities for strengthening bilateral relations
    Jul12

    Ukraine, Canada discuss opportunities for strengthening bilateral relations

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said a free trade agreement between Ukraine and Canada, which the two parties signed in Kyiv on July 11, would help bring the two countries` markets closer, resulting in an increase in production and trade.”We have much room for cooperation – in the economic sector, in support of reforms, and other...

    Captive Russian soldier calls on Donbas comrades-in-arms to go home
    Jul12

    Captive Russian soldier calls on Donbas comrades-in-arms to go home

    A captured Russian soldier, who was detained near the village of Troyitske in Donetsk region on July 11, 2016, has called upon his fellow soldiers fighting in the Donbas war against Ukraine to return home, according to footage posted by Ukraine`s SBU Security Service.The soldier, who is a citizen of Russia, said during an interrogation that he...

    Survey: Europeans fear refugees raise terror threat – DW
    Jul12

    Survey: Europeans fear refugees raise terror threat – DW

    The Washington-based Pew Research Center published a survey on Monday that found roughly half of Europeans fear the arrival of refugees raises the threat of terrorism in their country, according to Germany`s international broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW). At least half of the public in eight out of the 10 countries, representing 80% of Europe`s...

    Village 24 km from Ukraine`s strategic port city remains hottest spot in Donbas war
    Jul12

    Village 24 km from Ukraine`s strategic port city remains hottest spot in Donbas war

    The village of Shyrokyne, located some 24 km from the Ukrainian-controlled strategic port city of Mariupol at the Sea of Azov, remains the hottest spot in the Donbas war, being shelled by Russian proxies from banned 120mm mortars, grenade launchers and large-caliber machine guns, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation...

    Ukraine to seek investors for construction of Kyiv toll roads, route to Odesa
    Jul12

    Ukraine to seek investors for construction of Kyiv toll roads, route to Odesa

    Ukraine`s Ministry of Infrastructure will invite private investors to participate in the construction of a concession-based toll ring road around Kyiv, as well as the Kyiv – Odesa highway, the ministry`s press service reported, citing Minister Volodymyr Omelyan.”Ukraine plans to offer concession projects and introduce toll highways to...

    Venezuela seizes U.S. factory after closure due to lack of raw materials
    Jul12

    Venezuela seizes U.S. factory after closure due to lack of raw materials

    Venezuela`s government has seized a factory belonging to Kimberly-Clark Corporation after the U.S. personal care giant said it was halting production as it was unable to obtain raw materials, according to Euronews.President Nicolas Maduro announced the nationalisation in a televised address saying the closure was illegal and it had re-opened ”in...

    Oil prices rise on Iraq loading worries; bearish investors cap gains – Reuters
    Jul12

    Oil prices rise on Iraq loading worries; bearish investors cap gains – Reuters

    Oil futures rose on Tuesday as an interruption in Iraqi crude loadings at Basra threatened to tighten supplies, but prices held close to two-month lows hit in the previous session as investors continued to slash their bullish bets, Reuters reported. Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were trading at $46.39 per barrel at 0320 GMT, up 14 cents from...

    Bloomberg: Ukraine bonds trade like Crimea never happened amid yield hunt
    Jul12

    Bloomberg: Ukraine bonds trade like Crimea never happened amid yield hunt

    The yield on the country`s three-year dollar debt fell below 8% on Monday, July 11, for the first time since January 2014, when pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych was still clinging to power and the Crimean peninsula was part of Ukraine, according to Bloomberg.Yields have tumbled more than four percentage points and the local currency has...

    Reuters: Images show high level of activity at North Korea nuclear site
    Jul12

    Reuters: Images show high level of activity at North Korea nuclear site

    Recent satellite images show a high level of activity at North Korea`s nuclear test site but it is unclear whether this was for maintenance or preparation for a fifth nuclear test, a U.S.-based North Korea monitoring project said on Monday, according to Reuters.A report on the 38 North website said the commercial satellite imagery from July 7 was...

    Slovakia helps Ukraine get rid of gas dependence on Russia – expert
    Jul11

    Slovakia helps Ukraine get rid of gas dependence on Russia – expert

    Due to gas supplies via the reverse flow, Slovakia has helped Ukraine get rid of gas dependence on Russia, that`s according to Maryna Vorotnyuk, lecturer of the Comenius University in Bratislava, who commented on Slovakia`s presidency in the EU Council for the next six months,Ukraine Today reported citing the Ukrainian media.”In fact, through...

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