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    Russia denies Ukraine`s appeal for Yanukovych extradition – PGO
    May18

    Russia denies Ukraine`s appeal for Yanukovych extradition – PGO

    Russia has refused to extradite the ousted Ukrainian ex-President Viktor Yanukovych, that`s according to the head of a special investigations department of the Prosecutor General`s Office of Ukraine, Serhiy Horbatyuk.”Today we received a reply [from the Russian side] on the refusal to extradite Yanukovych, and so we will raise the question of how...

    British Gov`t to continue work to resolve conflict in Ukraine: Queen
    May18

    British Gov`t to continue work to resolve conflict in Ukraine: Queen

    Queen Elizabeth II has delivered the Queen`s Speech and outlined the priorities for the state saying that the British government will continue resolving the Ukrainian conflict.”My government will continue to work to resolve the conflict in Ukraine,” said the Queen. Her Ambassador to Ukraine Judith Gough spelled out the British Embassy Kyiv`s...

    Breaking pause: Putin to visit EU 1st time in six months
    May18

    Breaking pause: Putin to visit EU 1st time in six months

    At the end of next week, Russian President Vladimir Putin will pay a visit to Greece, according to RBC news agency.This will be the Russian president`s first visit to the EU member state since last November, RBC reports referring to the officials familiar with the process of preparing the trip.Putin will arrive in Athens on May 27, the visit will...

    Ukraine remembers victims of deportation of Crimean Tatar people (photo gallery)
    May18

    Ukraine remembers victims of deportation of Crimean Tatar people (photo gallery)

    Ukraine and the world on May 18 remember the victims of the genocide of the Crimean Tatar people. On this day in 1944, the Soviet authorities started expelling the indigenous people of Crimea to Central Asia.Today, a series of memorial events to remember the victims of deportation of the Crimean Tatar people were held across Ukraine.This...

    Naftogaz not to pay Gazprom for gas consumed in occupied Donbas
    May18

    Naftogaz not to pay Gazprom for gas consumed in occupied Donbas

    NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine has not received natural gas from Gazprom at the entry points to the national gas transportation system located in the territories beyond government control, and therefore the company does not intend to pay for it, according to the Naftogaz statement released by its press service.The statement was published in connection...

    Cabinet approves terms of OPP privatization
    May18

    Cabinet approves terms of OPP privatization

    The Ukrainian government has approved terms of privatization of a 99.6% stake in one of Ukraine`s largest chemical producers Odesa Portside Chemical Plant (OPP) with a starting offer of UAH 13.175 billion.During the presentation at a government meeting, Chief of the State Property Fund of Ukraine (SPF) Ihor Bilous noted that the current price was...

    Ukraine`s Anti-Corruption watchdog reports of high profile arrest
    May18

    Ukraine`s Anti-Corruption watchdog reports of high profile arrest

    Deputy prosecutor of Kyiv region was arrested by the National Anti-Corruption Bureau for stealing the produce from Ukraine`s Agrarian Fund worth UAH 300 million, according to Artem Sytnyk, the NABU director.The investigation of a theft of 30,000 tonnes of sugar from the state-owned Agrarian Fund led the NABU detectives to a deputy prosecutor of...

    Chronicles of occupation: New round of repression in Crimea
    May18

    Chronicles of occupation: New round of repression in Crimea

    On the eve of the tragic date – the anniversary of the deportation of the Crimean Tatar people – the occupation authorities in Crimea have been tightening the screws ever more thoroughly.After the so-called ban was imposed against the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people by the ”supreme court” of Crimea, which is in fact the Kremlin`s...

    Local budgets see 46.8% increase in revenue since year-start
    May18

    Local budgets see 46.8% increase in revenue since year-start

    Revenue of the general funds of Ukraine`s local budgets, excluding transfers, in January-April 2016 totaled UAH 41.7 billion, which was 46.8%, or UAH 13.3 billion, up on the same period last year (in comparable conditions), according to Ukraine`s Finance Ministry.When making the estimates, the ministry excluded territories beyond the control of...

    NATO risks nuclear war with Russia `within year`, warns senior general – The Independent
    May18

    NATO risks nuclear war with Russia `within year`, warns senior general – The Independent

    NATO risks a nuclear war with Russia within a year if it does not increase its defense capabilities in the Baltic states, one of the alliance`s most senior retired generals has said, according to The Independent.General Sir Richard Shirreff, who served as NATO`s Deputy Supreme Allied Commander in Europe between 2011 and 2014, said that an attack...

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