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    Mobile teams to be set up in Ukraine to supervise customs officers work
    May24

    Mobile teams to be set up in Ukraine to supervise customs officers work

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on Wednesday will consider the issue on establishing inter-agency mobile teams, consisting of customs officers, border guards, tax police and law enforcement officers, to fight against smuggling at the country`s customs houses, said Chief of the State Fiscal Service Roman Nasirov at a briefing in Kyiv.”I expect...

    Alexandrov, Yerofeyev not to ask for pardon – lawyer
    May24

    Alexandrov, Yerofeyev not to ask for pardon – lawyer

    Russian GRU special forces officers Yevgeny Yerofeev and Alexander Alexandrov earlier convicted in Ukraine over their involvement in hostilities in Donbas, as well as their defense teams, will not apply for a pardon.”Due to the fact that we – both the convicts and the defense team — do not believe the verdict lawful and justified and we...

    Islamic State destroys airbase used by Russia in Syria
    May24

    Islamic State destroys airbase used by Russia in Syria

    A strategically significant Syrian airbase, used by Russia, appears to have been almost completely destroyed – according to new satellite imagery exclusively seen by the BBC.The Tiyas facility – near the recently re-captured city of Palmyra in Syria – was repeatedly hit – with the so-called Islamic State presumed to be...

    Global oil prices continue their fall
    May24

    Global oil prices continue their fall

    Oil prices fell in thin trade on Tuesday as the U.S. dollar strengthened, but losses were curbed by a likely drawdown in U.S. crude and gasoline stockpiles, Reuters reported.Brent futures had declined 42 cents to $47.93 a barrel by 0643 GMT, after closing down 37 cents in the previous session, according to Reuters.U.S. crude futures dropped 32...

    7 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 9 wounded, Russian troops attack Ukraine forces 47 times last day
    May24

    7 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 9 wounded, Russian troops attack Ukraine forces 47 times last day

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers were killed and another nine were wounded in the Donbas conflict zone in the last 24 hours, Secretary of Ukraine`s National Security and Defense Council Oleksandr Turchynov said on Tuesday, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”In the last day, we lost seven Ukrainian soldiers, and another nine were wounded as a result of...

    Gorbachev comments on possible entry ban to Ukraine for backing Crimea occupation
    May24

    Gorbachev comments on possible entry ban to Ukraine for backing Crimea occupation

    Former USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev has commented on the proposal to close his entry into Ukraine and Europe, announced in Kyiv after his statements about the occupation of Crimea, according to RIA Novosti. ”I`m not into all these squabbles,” Gorbachev said. Answering a question whether he is afraid of a possible entry ban to Ukraine, the...

    Ryanair says to cut fares sharply as competition goes fierce in Europe
    May24

    Ryanair says to cut fares sharply as competition goes fierce in Europe

    Ryanair, Europe`s largest low-cost airline, is prepared for a fare war to break out later this year and will cut its own fares sharply to increase its market share to sustain profits, it said on Monday, according to Reuters.The Irish airline, Europe`s largest by passenger numbers, also reported a 43% increase in net profits to EUR 1.24 billion...

    Major shareholder sells stake in Bank Mykhailivsky before bank declared insolvent
    May24

    Major shareholder sells stake in Bank Mykhailivsky before bank declared insolvent

    Ukrainian businessman Viktor Polischuk, who owns the Eldorado consumer electronics retail chain, a few days before Bank Mykhailivsky was declared insolvent, sold his stake in the amount of 92.501% of Ekosipan LLC, which owns the bank, to a group of individual investors, according to the website of the bank.”On May 19, 2016, there were changes in...

    Defense Ministry plans to build about 30 warships, boats by 2020
    May24

    Defense Ministry plans to build about 30 warships, boats by 2020

    The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine plans to radically update the Naval Forces and build about 30 warships and boats by 2020, head of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry`s Communications and Press Department Lt.Col. Oksana Havryliuk said on Tuesday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”In accordance with the provisions of strategic documents in the...

    Washington maintains warnings about ”risks” of doing business with Russia
    May24

    Washington maintains warnings about ”risks” of doing business with Russia

    U.S. State Department Deputy Spokesman Mark Toner says that the U.S. position on doing business with Russia as usual has not changed… it bears risks while sanctions related to the situation in Ukraine are enforced, RIA Novosti reported.”We continue to be clear in our engagements with U.S. companies that we believe there are risks—both...

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