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    Global oil prices continue their fall
    May24

    Global oil prices continue their fall

    Oil prices fell in thin trade on Tuesday as the U.S. dollar strengthened, but losses were curbed by a likely drawdown in U.S. crude and gasoline stockpiles, Reuters reported.Brent futures had declined 42 cents to $47.93 a barrel by 0643 GMT, after closing down 37 cents in the previous session, according to Reuters.U.S. crude futures dropped 32...

    7 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 9 wounded, Russian troops attack Ukraine forces 47 times last day
    May24

    7 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 9 wounded, Russian troops attack Ukraine forces 47 times last day

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers were killed and another nine were wounded in the Donbas conflict zone in the last 24 hours, Secretary of Ukraine`s National Security and Defense Council Oleksandr Turchynov said on Tuesday, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”In the last day, we lost seven Ukrainian soldiers, and another nine were wounded as a result of...

    Gorbachev comments on possible entry ban to Ukraine for backing Crimea occupation
    May24

    Gorbachev comments on possible entry ban to Ukraine for backing Crimea occupation

    Former USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev has commented on the proposal to close his entry into Ukraine and Europe, announced in Kyiv after his statements about the occupation of Crimea, according to RIA Novosti. ”I`m not into all these squabbles,” Gorbachev said. Answering a question whether he is afraid of a possible entry ban to Ukraine, the...

    Ryanair says to cut fares sharply as competition goes fierce in Europe
    May24

    Ryanair says to cut fares sharply as competition goes fierce in Europe

    Ryanair, Europe`s largest low-cost airline, is prepared for a fare war to break out later this year and will cut its own fares sharply to increase its market share to sustain profits, it said on Monday, according to Reuters.The Irish airline, Europe`s largest by passenger numbers, also reported a 43% increase in net profits to EUR 1.24 billion...

    Major shareholder sells stake in Bank Mykhailivsky before bank declared insolvent
    May24

    Major shareholder sells stake in Bank Mykhailivsky before bank declared insolvent

    Ukrainian businessman Viktor Polischuk, who owns the Eldorado consumer electronics retail chain, a few days before Bank Mykhailivsky was declared insolvent, sold his stake in the amount of 92.501% of Ekosipan LLC, which owns the bank, to a group of individual investors, according to the website of the bank.”On May 19, 2016, there were changes in...

    Defense Ministry plans to build about 30 warships, boats by 2020
    May24

    Defense Ministry plans to build about 30 warships, boats by 2020

    The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine plans to radically update the Naval Forces and build about 30 warships and boats by 2020, head of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry`s Communications and Press Department Lt.Col. Oksana Havryliuk said on Tuesday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”In accordance with the provisions of strategic documents in the...

    Washington maintains warnings about ”risks” of doing business with Russia
    May24

    Washington maintains warnings about ”risks” of doing business with Russia

    U.S. State Department Deputy Spokesman Mark Toner says that the U.S. position on doing business with Russia as usual has not changed… it bears risks while sanctions related to the situation in Ukraine are enforced, RIA Novosti reported.”We continue to be clear in our engagements with U.S. companies that we believe there are risks—both...

    EU referendum poll: pensioners, Tory voters, men deserting Brexit campaign – The Telegraph
    May24

    EU referendum poll: pensioners, Tory voters, men deserting Brexit campaign – The Telegraph

    The majority of older voters, Conservative supporters and men are now backing the campaign to stay in the EU following a collapse in support for Brexit, a new exclusive poll for the Telegraph shows.The poll finds that the Remain campaign now has a 13-point lead with just one month until the referendum, according to the Telegraph.The latest ORB...

    Docudays UA film festival postponed in Greece due to ”Donbas friends” radicals
    May24

    Docudays UA film festival postponed in Greece due to ”Donbas friends” radicals

    Ukrainian travelling festival ”See Ukraine: Docudays UA on Tour” was planned to start in Greek capital, Athens on May 13. However, shortly before the opening, several radical groups threatened to organize protests against the event, the festival`s PR coordinator Olha Birzul has told Ukraine Today.”These radicals called themselves anti-fascists...

    Searches underway in house of Deputy Chairman of Kyiv regional council
    May24

    Searches underway in house of Deputy Chairman of Kyiv regional council

    The investigators of the Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) are conducting a search in the house of a deputy head of the Kyiv Regional Council, Mykola Starychenko, the leader of the Radical Party Oleh Liashko wrote on Facebook.”The PGO investigators are conducting a search in the house of Deputy Chairman of the Kyiv Regional Council from the...

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