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    Ukraine Exists: Unique art exhibit arrives in Toronto
    May13

    Ukraine Exists: Unique art exhibit arrives in Toronto

    ”Ukraine Exists”, the multi-media art exhibition previously showcased in the United Nations Headquarters in New York, has arrived in Toronto, according to Ukraine Today.One of the project curators, the front-man of a Ukrainian rock-band Antytila and a famous volunteer Taras Topolya, says the aim of the exhibit is not only to popularize...

    Continued cooperation with IMF to bring Ukraine $5 bn from external creditors – finance minister
    May13

    Continued cooperation with IMF to bring Ukraine $5 bn from external creditors – finance minister

    Continuation of cooperation of Ukraine with its key creditor, the International Monetary Fund, whose mission is currently visiting Kyiv, will open the possibility for the country to receive an additional $5 billion in loans from other external creditors, according to Oleksandr Danylyuk, Ukraine`s Finance Minister, who spoke at the annual meeting...

    Jamala to compete in Grand Final of Eurovision 2016 song contest
    May13

    Jamala to compete in Grand Final of Eurovision 2016 song contest

    Ukrainian singer of Crimean Tatar descent Jamala, who presented her entry ”1944” on Thursday night, has become the fifth of the 10 finalists after the second semi-final round of the Eurovision 2016 song contest in Stockholm, Sweden.Nine other contestants who became the finalists on May 12 are those from Latvia, Georgia, Bulgaria, Australia,...

    Avramopoulos hopes Ukraine will get visa-free travel ASAP
    May12

    Avramopoulos hopes Ukraine will get visa-free travel ASAP

    European Commissioner Avramopoulos says he hopes that visa-free travel for Ukraine will be adopted as soon as possible.”Our proposal for visa-free travel for Ukraine is now in the hands of the Council and the European Parliament, and I sincerely hope they will adopt it as soon as possible,” he said in a statement following a visit to Ukraine on...

    Factually: Russia tweets video game screenshot to show chemical weapons trucks
    May12

    Factually: Russia tweets video game screenshot to show chemical weapons trucks

    The Russian embassy in the UK on Thursday tweeted an image with the message, ”Extremists near Aleppo received several truckloads of chemical ammo,” . @mod_russia: Extremists near Aleppo received several truckloads of chemical ammo. pic.twitter.com/scCEMXRvwH — Russian Embassy, UK (@RussianEmbassy) 12 травня 2016 р. ”The only problem with...

    UK Defense Ministry: Royal Air Force Typhoons intercept Russian aircraft near Baltics
    May12

    UK Defense Ministry: Royal Air Force Typhoons intercept Russian aircraft near Baltics

    Royal Air Force Typhoon fighter jets have carried out their first intercept of Russian aircraft in this round of NATO`s Baltic Air Policing mission (BAP), according to the U.K. Ministry of Defence.”The jets, which deployed to the region less than three weeks ago, were scrambled from Amari air base in Estonia, to intercept three Russian aircraft...

    Turkey interested in acquisition of coal mines in Ukraine
    May12

    Turkey interested in acquisition of coal mines in Ukraine

    Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Minister Ihor Nasalyk says that Turkey is interested in the privatization of coal mines in Ukraine and is ready to invest in the development of the Ukrainian coal industry.”We have had an interesting meeting with our Turkish partners today. Turkey is ready to provide necessary finance so that we could rebuild...

    Da Vinci Analytic Group projects inflation in Ukraine at 17-18%
    May12

    Da Vinci Analytic Group projects inflation in Ukraine at 17-18%

    Analysts from the Da Vinci AG Analytic Group project inflation in Ukraine in 2016 at 17-18%.The projection is given in the group`s Ukrainian Economic Trends Forecast for the second quarter of 2016.This forecast is pegged to an increase in utilities  tariffs, namely gas, heating, power rates and sees the effect of the comparative base. It was...

    Minister Nasalyk: Ukraine won`t buy Russian coal
    May12

    Minister Nasalyk: Ukraine won`t buy Russian coal

    Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Minister Ihor Nasalyk says that Ukraine will not buy coal from Russia as it has sufficient coal stocks.”This year we won`t buy power-generating coal from Russia. Our stocks today are about 3 million tonnes, we will only be building them up,” he told reporters.Not the supply of coal but its efficient use is...

    Lutsenko appointed prosecutor general in Ukraine
    May12

    Lutsenko appointed prosecutor general in Ukraine

    The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine`s parliament, has voted to appoint Yuriy Lutsenko, the head of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc`s parliamentary faction, as prosecutor general.The motion tabled by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to tap Lutsenko to head the Prosecutor General`s Office of Ukraine was backed by 264 MPs.The president signed a respective...

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