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    Ukraine promises IMF to legalize gambling by 2018
    Apr11

    Ukraine promises IMF to legalize gambling by 2018

    Ukraine`s government has promised to start earning increased revenue from legal gambling by next year, according to the Ukrainian government`s letter of intent to IMF chief Christine Lagarde, detailing the country`s plans to reform its economy in order to qualify for $17.5 billion in financial assistance, according to CalvinAyre. The letter,...

    Eurovision-2017: Deputy PM comments on possible sanctions against Ukraine over Russian entrant row
    Apr11

    Eurovision-2017: Deputy PM comments on possible sanctions against Ukraine over Russian entrant row

    Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Viacheslav Kyrylenko said Kyiv is ready to further clarify to the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) the situation regarding the entry ban against Russian entrant Julia Samoilova if the issue of any sanctions arises following Eurovision-2017, Obozrevatel news outlet reports. ”I think that our position will be...

    Naftogaz reports almost UAH 27 bln in profits in 2016
    Apr11

    Naftogaz reports almost UAH 27 bln in profits in 2016

    National oil and gas holding Naftogaz of Ukraine in 2016 received UAH 26.5 billion, or US$ 984 million, in net profit, while the company saw a UAH 27.7 billion, or $1.029 billion, net loss in 2015, according to the holding`s press service. ”In 2016, Naftogaz received UAH 26.5 billion of net profit for the first time over the five years,” the...

    Ukraine leads in corruption rating of 41 countries of Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa
    Apr11

    Ukraine leads in corruption rating of 41 countries of Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa

    Ukraine tops the fraud rating composed of 41 countries of Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA), according to a 2017 fraud survey conducted at the request of Ernst & Young. Some 51% of EY Fraud Survey respondents still think that the problem of bribery and corruption is pressing. Some 27% of the polled claim that bribery is an...

    Ukrainian flour exports hit a 20-year high
    Apr11

    Ukrainian flour exports hit a 20-year high

    Ukrainian flour exports hit a 20-year high of over 340 KMT in the 2015/16 season. As expected, the upward trend in flour supplies from the country continued into MY 2016/17, UkrAgroConsult reports. Global trends also contribute to growth of flour exports. The world`s demand for flour has increased 15-20% over the last 4-5 years. Noteworthy is...

    Russian programmer reportedly suspected in U.S. election hacking arrested in Spain
    Apr11

    Russian programmer reportedly suspected in U.S. election hacking arrested in Spain

    A Russian computer programmer, Pyotr Levashov, has been arrested in the Spanish city of Barcelona, a spokesman for the Russian embassy in Madrid said on Sunday, according to The Age. It was unclear why Levashov was arrested. The embassy spokesman declined to give details for his arrest, and Spanish police and the interior ministry were not...

    Putin `could be allowed to rejoin G7` if he pulls out of Syria – media
    Apr11

    Putin `could be allowed to rejoin G7` if he pulls out of Syria – media

    The prospect of Russia rejoining the G7 group of the world`s leading industrialized nations will be used as part of a carrot and stick approach to persuade President Vladimir Putin to pull out of Syria, The Daily Telegraph understands. Rex Tillerson, the U.S. Secretary of State, will fly to Moscow later this week with an ultimatum from the G7...

    Ukrainian military cadets win at NATO Enterprise Architecture Hackathon
    Apr11

    Ukrainian military cadets win at NATO Enterprise Architecture Hackathon

    Ukrainian cadets of Military Institute for Telecommunications and Informatization have won a NATO Enterprise Architecture Hackathon, according to the Ukrainian Defense Ministry. Three business areas were selected for the Enterprise Architecture Hackathon: Cyberspace, Verification and Validation, Command and Control. The participants of Modelling...

    Russia knew of upcoming Syrian chemical attack – media
    Apr11

    Russia knew of upcoming Syrian chemical attack – media

    The United States has made a preliminary conclusion that Russia knew in advance of Syria`s chemical weapons attack last week, but has no proof of Moscow`s involvement, a senior U.S. official said Monday, according to the Associated Press. The official said that a drone operated by Russians was flying over a hospital as victims of the attack were...

    Hague court announces date of decision on Russia over Ukraine
    Apr11

    Hague court announces date of decision on Russia over Ukraine

    The UN International Court of Justice in The Hague, the Netherlands, will issue a ruling on a claim filed by Ukraine against Russia, the order will be delivered next Wednesday, April 19, according to the court`s press service. ”On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United...

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