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    Ukraine court bans payments on $3 bln loan from Russia
    Jun02

    Ukraine court bans payments on $3 bln loan from Russia

    The Holosiivskyi District Court of Kyiv has issued a ruling banning any payments on a $3 billion loan issued by Moscow to shore up the government of then-President Viktor Yanukovych in late 2013. It is reported that the ruling was issued under a lawsuit filed by Iryna Verigina against the Russian Federation to compensate for moral and material...

    OPEC new secretary general chosen
    Jun02

    OPEC new secretary general chosen

    A one-time group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mohammed Barkindo, was on Thursday appointed the secretary-general of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), according to Nigeria`s Premium Times.Mr. Barkindo`s appointment was announced in Vienna, Austria after the 169th meeting of the...

    NATO Summit in Warsaw to be one of most important ones in history of Alliance – Stoltenberg
    Jun02

    NATO Summit in Warsaw to be one of most important ones in history of Alliance – Stoltenberg

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said during a Berlin press conference in the framework of his working visit to Germany that the upcoming NATO Summit to be held in Warsaw July 8-9 will be one of the most important summits in history of the Alliance, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”That summit is going to be one of the most important...

    MPs ban sale of Ukrzaliznytsia
    Jun02

    MPs ban sale of Ukrzaliznytsia

    The Verkhovna Rada has included Public Joint Stock Company Ukrainian Railways (Ukrzaliznytsia), established on the basis of the State Administration of Railway Transport of Ukraine, in the list of enterprises prohibited from privatization in the framework of the company`s corporatization, an UNIAN correspondent reports.A corresponding...

    Donetsk residents say militants use roofs of their houses as firing positions: OSCE
    Jun02

    Donetsk residents say militants use roofs of their houses as firing positions: OSCE

    OSCE monitors have been told by Donetsk residents that armed men from the so-called ”DPR” were using the roofs of their buildings to fire weapons, that`s according to Deputy Chief of OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Donbas Alexander Hug.”Just two days before our monitors actually went to Kuibyshevskyi district and saw damage to residential...

    OPEC fails to set oil production ceiling – Reuters
    Jun02

    OPEC fails to set oil production ceiling – Reuters

    However, OPEC`s largest producer Saudi Arabia moved to soothe market fears that failure to reach any deal would prompt it to raise production further to punish rivals and gain additional market share.Tensions between the Sunni-led kingdom and the Shi`ite Islamic Republic have been the highlights of several previous OPEC meetings, including in...

    OSCE shows footage of ceasefire violations
    Jun02

    OSCE shows footage of ceasefire violations

    The video has been uploaded to the official YouTube channel of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission.”On Sunday night an SMM unmanned aerial vehicle actually spotted a revealing exchange of fire, 10 kilometers north-east of Donetsk,” reads the report.”The incident constitutes two violations of the Minsk Agreements, both because of the presence of...

    EU comments on Ukrainian Rada adopting Constitutional amendments on judiciary
    Jun02

    EU comments on Ukrainian Rada adopting Constitutional amendments on judiciary

    The European Union has called a ”crucial step” the adoption of amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine on justice and now expects a comprehensive reform of the judiciary, that`s according to a statement by High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini and EU Commissioner for European...

    Ukrainian lawmakers fail to increase minimum income level
    Jun02

    Ukrainian lawmakers fail to increase minimum income level

    Ukrainian lawmakers did not support a bill envisaging an increase in the minimum income level, the cancellation of pensions taxation and limitations on pension payments to working pensioners.Bill No. 4316 on amendments to the law of Ukraine ”On the State Budget of Ukraine for 2016” (in part of social payments) was supported in the first reading...

    Rada introduces justice-related amendments to Constitution
    Jun02

    Rada introduces justice-related amendments to Constitution

    Ukraine`s Verkhovna Rada on Thursday adopted the law on amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine (in part of justice), according to an UNIAN correspondent.Relevant law No. 3524 was supported by 335 MPs out of 391 registered in the session hall.In particular, 138 MPs from the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko faction backed this law. It was also supported...

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