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    U.K.`s financial sanctions enforcer sees U.S.-style results in new powers – Bloomberg
    Apr18

    U.K.`s financial sanctions enforcer sees U.S.-style results in new powers – Bloomberg

    The U.K.`s financial sanctions enforcer has new legal authority to impose fines, toughen prison sentences and reward companies that voluntarily disclose suspected violations, changes that resemble U.S. enforcement and that the agency`s leader describe as ”transformational,” according to Bloomberg. The year-old Office of Financial Sanctions...

    Kyiv police release safety tips for Eurovision guests
    Apr18

    Kyiv police release safety tips for Eurovision guests

    The National Police of Ukraine has published on its website a set of safety tips and recommendations for the foreign guests of Eurovision 2017. The National Police wrote the recommendations were aimed to ensure a comfortable and safe stay in Ukraine for all Eurovision guests, according to the message released on its website. The set of safety...

    Most Ukrainians want peace in Donbas, but not at any cost and consider elections in Donbas ”unacceptable”  – poll
    Apr18

    Most Ukrainians want peace in Donbas, but not at any cost and consider elections in Donbas ”unacceptable” – poll

    Some 43% of Ukrainians consider elections in Donbas ”unacceptable in principle,” according to the poll by Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation. ”People want peace, but not at any cost. Only about 20% of the population agree to peace at any price. The majority are ready to make compromises, but not all compromises,” director of the...

    Air defense live fire drills held in eastern Ukraine
    Apr18

    Air defense live fire drills held in eastern Ukraine

    Air Command Skhid (East) of Ukraine`s Armed Forces conducted tactical exercises involving live fire from ZU-23-2 and ZKU-1 anti-aircraft guns, as well as DShK large-caliber machine guns, the press service of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine wrote on Facebook. ”The drills` schedule was quite intense, and the preparation to the...

    Ukraine to fill gap in Turkey`s wheat imports
    Apr18

    Ukraine to fill gap in Turkey`s wheat imports

    Turkey`s custom tax of 130 percent levied on six products imported from Russia, particularly wheat, has directed Turkish importers toward temporary solutions, leading them to other markets. Moreover, wheat importers will temporarily fill in the gap caused by the customs tax that disables wheat imports from Russia by resorting to the Ukrainian...

    Ukraine sees decline in agricultural output in January-March 2017
    Apr18

    Ukraine sees decline in agricultural output in January-March 2017

    Ukraine`s agricultural production declined by 0.8% in January-March 2017 year-over-year, according to the Ukrainian State Statistics Service. In particular, agri-businesses reduced production by 0.8% over the period under review, while private farmers shrank the output by 0.9%. The State Statistics Service noted that the data is given in...

    Net profit of Ukraine`s military company Ukroboronprom grows by 31.2% in 2016
    Apr18

    Net profit of Ukraine`s military company Ukroboronprom grows by 31.2% in 2016

    Ukraine`s state-run Ukroboronprom Concern, which incorporates major enterprises of the country`s military and industrial complex, posted UAH 28.3 billion, or US$1.06 billion, in net profit in 2016, which was 31.2% up from 2015, according to the company`s financial report. Ukroboronprom`s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and...

    IMF offers recipe for Ukraine`s pension system
    Apr18

    IMF offers recipe for Ukraine`s pension system

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it is early to introduce defined contribution (DC) plans in Ukraine, according to the Ukrainian economic news portal Ekonomichna Pravda (EP). ”The introduction of the so-called DC system (Tier 2) in addition to the existing system, as many insist on, will not make any sense without fixing the drawbacks...

    Trump congratulates Erdogan on successful referendum, White House says
    Apr18

    Trump congratulates Erdogan on successful referendum, White House says

    U.S. President Donald Trump has called Recep Tayyip Erdogan to congratulate the Turkish president on his success in a referendum that will expand his powers, the White House said on April 17, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). The move came despite concerns raised by the U.S. State Department, European voting monitors, and...

    Ukraine Ministry of Foreign Affairs explains how Ukrainians from occupied Donbas will use visa-free regime with EU
    Apr18

    Ukraine Ministry of Foreign Affairs explains how Ukrainians from occupied Donbas will use visa-free regime with EU

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (MFA) has noted that citizens of Ukraine who live in the territories of Russian-occupied Crimea and certain regions of Donetsk and Luhansk regions will be able to use the advantages of a visa-free regime with the European Union by obtaining Ukrainian biometric passports, the Department of Consular...

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