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    4 reasons U.S should care about Ukraine – USA Today
    Apr14

    4 reasons U.S should care about Ukraine – USA Today

    ”Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?” That`s what Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly asked at a recent meeting in Italy with some European counterparts. The French foreign minister said he told Tillerson the United States should want a strong Europe. See also: U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson asks G7 ministers why it...

    Ukraine`s energy holding DTEK, controlled by Akhmetov, to buy 600,000 tonnes of deficit coal from South Africa
    Apr14

    Ukraine`s energy holding DTEK, controlled by Akhmetov, to buy 600,000 tonnes of deficit coal from South Africa

    Ukraine`s largest private energy holding DTEK, controlled by Rinat Akhmetov, confirmed the purchase of 600,000 tonnes of deficit anthracite coal from South Africa with the option to increase it up to 1 million tonnes, according to the company`s press service. The arrival of the first vessel loaded with 75,000 tonnes of anthracite is expected in...

    Moving east, main thing not to leave own border behind – National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine about Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donbas
    Apr14

    Moving east, main thing not to leave own border behind – National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine about Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donbas

    Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov has said that the ATO (Anti-Terrorist Operation) forces did not surrender one meter of Ukrainian soil over the past year. ”We have no other alternative but to win,” Turchynov said in an interview with the BBC. ”Last year was the first when we did not...

    Ukraine`s Verkhovna Rada votes to introduce competitive electricity market
    Apr14

    Ukraine`s Verkhovna Rada votes to introduce competitive electricity market

    Ukraine`s Verkhovna Rada has passed a bill on the electricity market, which foresees more competitive relations on the energy market, including the retail one where end consumers will be able to select a power supplier. Respective bill No. 4493 passed second reading, having scored 277 MPs` votes with the required minimum being 226 votes. The said...

    Ukrainian analyst and Poroshenko`s advisor Volodymyr Horbuli assesses probability of Russian annexation of occupied Donbas
    Apr14

    Ukrainian analyst and Poroshenko`s advisor Volodymyr Horbuli assesses probability of Russian annexation of occupied Donbas

    Director of the National Institute for Strategic Studies, academician, adviser to the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Horbulin believes that Russia will not go for the annexation of certain regions of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”Today, the Russian Federation hanged Donbas as a stone on Ukraine`s neck, it...

    Serhiy Kurchenko, members of Yanukovych’s criminal group, plans to monopolize liquefied petroleum gas supplies to Ukraine – Russian media
    Apr14

    Serhiy Kurchenko, members of Yanukovych’s criminal group, plans to monopolize liquefied petroleum gas supplies to Ukraine – Russian media

    Fugitive Ukrainian businessman, one of the people from Viktor Yanukovych entourage, Serhiy Kurchenko may become a monopoly supplier of Russian liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to Ukraine, according to the Russian newspaper Kommersant. It is expected that the export of LPG to Ukraine will be limited starting May, and the only option for Russian...

    Ukraine to launch big blockchain deal with tech firm Bitfury
    Apr14

    Ukraine to launch big blockchain deal with tech firm Bitfury

    Ukraine has partnered with global technology company the Bitfury Group to put a sweeping range of government data on a blockchain platform, the firm`s chief executive officer told Reuters, in a project he described as probably the largest of its kind anywhere. Bitfury, a blockchain company with offices in the United States and overseas, will...

    Ukraine needs up to $10 bln in FDI annually to see economic growth – head of National Investment Council
    Apr14

    Ukraine needs up to $10 bln in FDI annually to see economic growth – head of National Investment Council

    Ukraine needs to attract up to $10 billion in foreign direct investment annually to achieve substantial economic growth, according to head of Office of the National Investment Council Yulia Kovaliv. ”Today, Ukraine has reached macro-stabilization. However, in terms of GDP, we are significantly behind the neighboring Eastern European states. The...

    NATO Secretary General: Russia`s aggression in Ukraine main reason for strengthening defense in Europe
    Apr14

    NATO Secretary General: Russia`s aggression in Ukraine main reason for strengthening defense in Europe

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said that the main reason for strengthening NATO`s collective defense in Europe is the Russian aggression in Ukraine. ”We are concerned about the situation, especially in eastern Ukraine, and the fact that Russia illegally annexed a part of Ukraine – Crimea. And that is the first time since the end of...

    Cost of IMF loan: Ukraine seeks to allow farmland sale from 2018
    Apr14

    Cost of IMF loan: Ukraine seeks to allow farmland sale from 2018

    Ukrainian authorities intend before late May 2017 to adopt a law regulating farmland turnover, and starting 2018, when the moratorium expires, to launch farmland sales. The adoption of a corresponding law is one of the structural beacons of the International Monetary Fund, while Ukraine`s will to start farmland sales is set out in a letter of...

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