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    Thief Next Door: Russia`s rich history of annexing neighboring countries
    Jun08

    Thief Next Door: Russia`s rich history of annexing neighboring countries

    Ukraine Today tells of Finland`s Aland islands which once were under the rule of the Russian Empire. And seemingly, Russia`s interest in the Finnish autonomy has not faded yet.Just like Ukraine`s Crimea, Aland is an autonomous region and although nowadays it is the only Swedish-speaking region in Finland. Ukraine Today figured out what it is like...

    Ukraine`s gold and forex reserves expand to $13.5 bln in May
    Jun07

    Ukraine`s gold and forex reserves expand to $13.5 bln in May

    Ukraine`s gold and forex reserves as of June 1, 2016, amounted to $13.536 billion, which was 2.2%, or $295 million, up on the indicator as May 1, 2015, according to the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU).After contraction registered in March 2016, Ukraine`s international reserves have been expanding for the second month in a row and the current...

    Estonian PM insists Georgia, Ukraine be granted visa-free regime ASAP
    Jun07

    Estonian PM insists Georgia, Ukraine be granted visa-free regime ASAP

    Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Roivas says that Georgia and Ukraine have fulfilled all their commitments for visa-free travel to the European Union, and they should be granted the visa-free regime without any additional conditions.”Georgia and Ukraine have complied with the established criteria and therefore, must be granted the visa-free regime...

    Self-proclaimed Donetsk republic ready for dialogue with Savchenko
    Jun07

    Self-proclaimed Donetsk republic ready for dialogue with Savchenko

    The leaders of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People`s Republic (DPR) say they are ready to start dialogue with Kyiv through Ukrainian pilot and Member of Parliament in Ukraine Nadia Savchenko if she is mandated, according to Russian news agency RIA Novosti.”It`s very strange, but Savchenko has so far been the only person to come up with the idea of...

    Reuters: Oil hits 2016 high on U.S. draw forecasts, Nigeria worry
    Jun07

    Reuters: Oil hits 2016 high on U.S. draw forecasts, Nigeria worry

    Oil prices continued their climb on Tuesday, hitting eight-month highs, as expectations of U.S. crude draws underpinned a market already worried about potential supply shortages from attacks on Nigeria`s oil industry, according to Reuters.U.S. crude stockpiles likely fell by 3.5 million barrels last week to mark a third straight week of declines,...

    Some policemen don`t want to guard LGBTI pride parade in Kyiv
    Jun07

    Some policemen don`t want to guard LGBTI pride parade in Kyiv

    Ukraine`s Interior Ministry says that some police officers don`t want to join patrols that will protect the LGBTI pride parade in Kyiv on June 12, according to the Vesti news portal.”Police will do their job to ensure public order. All statements are personal attitude by certain citizens, certain policemen. We`re interested in reducing acts of...

    TASS: Naftogaz confirms letter to Gazprom on gas supplies
    Jun07

    TASS: Naftogaz confirms letter to Gazprom on gas supplies

    NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine confirmed on Tuesday it had sent a letter to the Russian gas holding Gazprom with a request to resume supplies of Russian natural gas, according to Russian news agency TASS.”NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine sent a proposal to Gazprom to sign an addendum to the contract between the parties,” press service of the Ukrainian company...

    NBU plans to complete banking diagnostics by mid-2017
    Jun07

    NBU plans to complete banking diagnostics by mid-2017

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has carried out diagnostics of 20 largest banks, accounting for 86% of the whole banking system, and expects to complete the process at the remaining banks by the middle of 2017, according to NBU Deputy Governor Kateryna Rozhkova.”We`ve finished the diagnostics of 20 largest banks, we`ve signed a three-year...

    Rada chairman: 14 journalists killed during ATO in Donbas
    Jun07

    Rada chairman: 14 journalists killed during ATO in Donbas

    Chairman of Ukraine`s Verkhovna Rada Andriy Parubiy said that 14 journalists had been killed during the Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donbas.”According to statistics, nine journalists were killed while performing their duties. Many volunteered for the army: five journalists were killed as servicemen on the frontline,” he said during awarding war...

    10 times more foreign currency sold than purchased in May
    Jun07

    10 times more foreign currency sold than purchased in May

    Net sales (excess of sales over purchases) of foreign currency in cash by individuals in May amounted to $319.2 million, according to a posting on the website of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU).In May, banks sold $36 million worth of cash foreign currency to individuals and bought $355.1 million in cash, the NBU said.As UNIAN reported earlier,...

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