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    Probe launched into cigarette smuggling by Ukraine embassy employees
    May25

    Probe launched into cigarette smuggling by Ukraine embassy employees

    Prosecutor`s office of Zakarpattia region has opened criminal proceedings to investigate the abuse of power and forgery by employees of the Ukrainian Embassy in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Slovakia, the press service of the prosecutor`s office of Zakarpattia region reports.”The investigative department of the prosecutor`s office of...

    Poroshenko pardons Russian GRU officers – Reuters
    May25

    Poroshenko pardons Russian GRU officers – Reuters

    Ukraine has pardoned the two jailed Russians to be swapped for imprisoned Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, a source close to the prisoner exchange told Reuters.However, the administration of the Ukrainian president who, according to the Ukrainian law signs petitions for pardon, has not yet commented on the issue despite Reuters report.As UNIAN...

    New round of repression in occupied Crimea: Mejlis member missing
    May25

    New round of repression in occupied Crimea: Mejlis member missing

    Crimean Tatar Ervin Ibragimov, the member of the regional Mejlis, has been reported missing in Crimea`s Bakhchisaray, a local journalist Nadj Femi wrote on Facebook.”The Crimean Tatar ex-deputy of the city council and member of the regional Mejlis Ervin Ibragimov has been reported missing in Bakhchisaray. His car was found abandoned in the middle...

    Poroshenko`s plane arrives in Rostov-on-Don to bring back Savchenko
    May25

    Poroshenko`s plane arrives in Rostov-on-Don to bring back Savchenko

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko`s airplane has landed in Russia`s Rostov-on-Don to pick up the Ukrainian female pilot Nadia Savchenko, who has been illegally convicted in Russia, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Russia citing an informed source as saying.”The plane arrived in Rostov overnight. Savchenko`s transfer is to be held today,”...

    Oil prices push closer to $50, U.S. crude hits highest in seven months
    May25

    Oil prices push closer to $50, U.S. crude hits highest in seven months

    Oil futures pushed closer to $50 a barrel on Wednesday, with U.S. crude hitting its highest in over seven months after industry data suggested a larger-than-expected drawdown in U.S. crude inventories last week, according to Reuters.Oil markets were also supported by an overnight surge in U.S. equities and strong home sales that could point to...

    Lavrov on NATO expansion: Russia to reflect ”all risks and threats to national security”
    May25

    Lavrov on NATO expansion: Russia to reflect ”all risks and threats to national security”

    The Russian side will take all necessary steps ”to parry the risks and threats to the national security,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with Hungarian newspaper Magyar Nemzet on the eve of his visit to Budapest, according to TASS.”We cannot ignore the growing negative trends, folding as a result of NATO policy of...

    Petition for pardon of Russian GRU officers submitted to Poroshenko
    May25

    Petition for pardon of Russian GRU officers submitted to Poroshenko

    A petition for pardon of Russian GRU special forces officers Yevgeny Yerofeyev and Alexander Alexandrov has already been submitted to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.”A petition for pardon of Russian GRU special forces officers Yevgeny Yerofeyev and Alexander Alexandrov has already been submitted for signature to the President of Ukraine,”...

    Kyiv authorities seek demonopolizing thermal power market in Kyiv
    May25

    Kyiv authorities seek demonopolizing thermal power market in Kyiv

    Chairman of the Kyiv City State Administration Vitali Klitschko says the city authorities are set to start the demonopolization of thermal power market in Kyiv.”We intend to begin the process of demonopolization of the thermal power market in Kyiv. To this end, we plan to restore operations of Kyivteploenergo municipal enterprise that was...

    Taliban announces new leader
    May25

    Taliban announces new leader

    Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada has been named the new Afghan Taliban leader following the death of Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour, a Taliban spokesman said in a statement, according to CNN.”The Islamic Emirate`s leadership council… decided to appoint Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada as the new leader of the Islamic Emirate and Mawlawi...

    NBU simplifies procedure for return of investment
    May25

    NBU simplifies procedure for return of investment

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has simplified the procedure for the return of foreign investments in Ukraine, eliminating a requirement for an investor to submit an extract (statement) to the bank on the actual incoming of foreign currency in Ukraine or the documents confirming the investment contribution by means of reinvestment, with...

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