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    Bloomberg: Oil spikes as U.S. strike against Syria roils global markets
    Apr07

    Bloomberg: Oil spikes as U.S. strike against Syria roils global markets

    Oil jumped as the U.S. cruise missile attack against Syria roiled global financial markets, according to Bloomberg. Futures in New York and London surged more than 2 percent to the highest in a month, Bloomberg said. The strike early Friday morning targeted hangars, planes and fuel tanks at one Syrian military airfield, according to a U.S....

    U.S. soldiers, Ukrainian forces train to hold ground – media
    Apr07

    U.S. soldiers, Ukrainian forces train to hold ground – media

    U.S. soldiers recently guided a battalion of Ukrainian infantrymen through a 55-day training rotation that culminated in live-fire defensive maneuvers designed to help Ukrainian troops ”hold ground” in battle, according to Stars and Stripes. The exercise was among the most intensive since U.S. troops began picking up the pace of training in...

    U.S. missile attack on Syria adequate and timely response – Ukraine’s Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council
    Apr07

    U.S. missile attack on Syria adequate and timely response – Ukraine’s Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council

    Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov considers a strike of the U.S. cruise missiles on a military site in Syria an adequate and timely response to the application by Russia`s ally Bashar Assad of chemical weapons against civilians, according to the NSDC`s press service. During the meeting...

    Bitcoin investments in Ukraine quintuple throughout 2016 – NewsBTC
    Apr07

    Bitcoin investments in Ukraine quintuple throughout 2016 – NewsBTC

    Ukraine is the first country to launch sanctioned bitcoin futures trading on a national exchange, according to NewsBTC, a news service that covers bitcoin news. It is quite interesting to see bitcoin investments in Ukraine going up. It is important to note these figures are still relatively small, though. The year 2016 saw an average investment...

    Kremlin claim U.S. strikes in Syria is “aggression against sovereign country”
    Apr07

    Kremlin claim U.S. strikes in Syria is “aggression against sovereign country”

    Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Friday cited Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying the U.S. missile strike on Syria`s facilities was an ”act of aggression” and impairs both Russian-U.S. relations and the key goal of fighting international terrorism, according to the Russian news agency TASS. ”President Putin considers the U.S....

    Ukraine promises IMF to cut public sector jobs
    Apr06

    Ukraine promises IMF to cut public sector jobs

    The Ukrainian authorities are launching a medium-term program to cut jobs in a public sector, planning to reduce the number of civil servants (excluding military servicemen) by 4% by the end of 2017 and another 10% by the end of 2019, according to the updated Memorandum signed with the International Monetary Fund on the results of the third...

    Donald Trump and Angela Merkel discuss about Ukraine, Afghanistan by phone
    Apr06

    Donald Trump and Angela Merkel discuss about Ukraine, Afghanistan by phone

    U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed several issues including the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the situation in Afghanistan during a telephone conversation on Wednesday, the White House said, according to Reuters. ”The leaders pledged close cooperation and coordination on these and other issues,” the White...

    Ukraine intends to boost poultry exports to Saudi Arabia
    Apr06

    Ukraine intends to boost poultry exports to Saudi Arabia

    Ukraine intends to boost poultry shipments to Saudi Arabia with a simultaneous increase in the number of Ukrainian enterprises certified to export such produce to that country, according to the State Food Safety and Consumer Protection Service`s press service referring to the agency`s head Volodymyr Lapa. ”Now, four Ukrainian enterprises have the...

    S. Korea succeeds in test of 800km-range new missile
    Apr06

    S. Korea succeeds in test of 800km-range new missile

    South Korea has successfully test-launched a new 800-kilometer missile that can reach anywhere in North Korea, defense sources said Thursday, according to South Korea`s Yonhap news agency. It could send another strong warning message to North Korea which is continuing its nuclear and missile development prohibited by the international community,...

    OSCE SMM reports shots fired near its mini UAV in occupied Luhansk
    Apr06

    OSCE SMM reports shots fired near its mini UAV in occupied Luhansk

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine has reported small-arms shots near its mini unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in the Russian-occupied city of Luhansk. ”Around 14:00 of April 5, the SMM observed, in violation of the respective withdrawal line, heavy weapons moving in the vicinity of an aerodrome in Luhansk – 1.2km north of the...

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