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    Lavrov says no plans to recognize self-proclaimed Donbas republics – media
    May31

    Lavrov says no plans to recognize self-proclaimed Donbas republics – media

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says that Moscow`s move to recognize the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People`s Republics would be counterproductive, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”I`m convinced that this will be counterproductive,” Lavrov told the Komsomolskaya Pravda website in an interview, TASS wrote.”If we say now that...

    Savchenko shares first impression of work in Rada: `Bazaar`
    May31

    Savchenko shares first impression of work in Rada: `Bazaar`

    MP from the Batkivschyna Party Nadia Savchenko has shared her first impression of work in parliament, according to an UNIAN correspondent.Savchenko said it looked like a ”bazaar,” and some MPs were behaving as ”lazy students.””There are some who `cut their classes` – they are just too lazy to work,” she said.Savchenko also said she had the...

    Ukraine sees 14% rise in agricultural production costs
    May31

    Ukraine sees 14% rise in agricultural production costs

    Costs of agricultural production in Ukraine rose by 14% in January-April 2016 compared to the same period in 2015, the State Statistics Service reported.In particular, costs of crop and livestock production grew by 9% and 25%, respectively.In April, total costs of agricultural production increased by 1% as compared to March. Costs of crop...

    One Ukrainian soldier killed, two wounded in Donbas in last day
    May31

    One Ukrainian soldier killed, two wounded in Donbas in last day

    One Ukrainian soldier was killed and another two were wounded in the Donbas conflict zone in the last 24 hours, head of the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters, Colonel Oleksandr Motuzianyk said at a briefing on Tuesday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”In the last day, we lost one Ukrainian soldier, and another two were...

    Death toll from Russian air strikes in Idlib climbs to 23: monitor – Reuters
    May31

    Death toll from Russian air strikes in Idlib climbs to 23: monitor – Reuters

    At least 23 people were killed in Russian air strikes overnight in the Syrian rebel-held city of Idlib, the heaviest bombardment there since a cessation of hostilities was agreed in February, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, according to Reuters.The Observatory said the air strikes targeted a number of positions in the city, one of...

    China`s CNPC interested in building up stake in Russia`s Rosneft
    May31

    China`s CNPC interested in building up stake in Russia`s Rosneft

    China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) is interested in building up a stake in Russia`s state-run Rosneft oil company if it gets the right to participate in the Russian company`s management, according to Russian news agency RBC.”CNPC is interested in building up its stake in Rosneft provided [we acquire the right to] participate in...

    Savchenko`s first day in Rada: Banners, commemorations, and national anthem
    May31

    Savchenko`s first day in Rada: Banners, commemorations, and national anthem

    Nadia Savchenko has appeared in the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine`s parliament, as Member of Parliament from the Batkivschyna Party for the first time on Tuesday, May 31, according to an UNIAN correspondent.After her first speech in parliament, she tore down a banner with her image from the parliament`s rostrum and pinned another one with small painted...

    FT: Defense spending by NATO`s Europe states up as uncertainty rises
    May31

    FT: Defense spending by NATO`s Europe states up as uncertainty rises

    Defense spending by Europe`s NATO states is set to rise for the first time in nearly a decade, figures show, as fears over Russian aggression and the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean stoke anxiety over security across the continent, according to the Financial Times.But NATO secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg warned, in an interview with the...

    Self-proclaimed republic hopes to agree Donbas election with Kyiv
    May31

    Self-proclaimed republic hopes to agree Donbas election with Kyiv

    Representative of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People`s Republic (DPR) in the Trilateral Contact Group on Donbas Denis Pushylin says that theoretically there is a chance to agree local elections with Kyiv, according to Russian news agency RIA Novosti.”Theoretically, there is a chance to agree local elections in Donbas with Kyiv, but it`s too early...

    Ukrenergo sees 28.8% rise in revenue since year`s start
    May31

    Ukrenergo sees 28.8% rise in revenue since year`s start

    State-run company Ukrenergo, the operator of Ukraine`s power grids, saw its revenue from power transmission grow by 28.8% in January-April 2016 from the same period last year, to UAH 1.403 billion, according to the company`s statement.Actual volumes of power transmitted through the main power transmission lines in January-April 2016 decreased by...

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