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    Kremlin says Putin, Merkel to continue Donbas settlement in Normandy format
    Apr20

    Kremlin says Putin, Merkel to continue Donbas settlement in Normandy format

    Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, according to the Kremlin`s press service.”Mr Putin and Ms Merkel discussed the situation in Ukraine,” reads the report.The two leaders put particular focus on the need for the parties to the conflict in Ukraine, which the press service called ”internal,”...

    G7 Envoys urge Groysman to continue IMF program, fight corruption
    Apr20

    G7 Envoys urge Groysman to continue IMF program, fight corruption

    The G7 Ambassadors in a statement have called on the newly-appointed Prime Minister of Ukraine, Volodymyr Groysman, to continue the previously agreed programs of the International Monetary Fund and prioritize the fight against corruption.The relevant statement of the G7 Ambassadors on the occasion of the inauguration of the new Prime Minister of...

    ”No civil war”: Stoltenberg reminds Allies who destabilizes Ukraine
    Apr20

    ”No civil war”: Stoltenberg reminds Allies who destabilizes Ukraine

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that the crisis in Ukraine is not a Civil War, adding that destabilization comes from Russia, an UNIAN correspondent reported from a briefing in Brussels following the NATO-Russia Council meeting.NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that during the meeting, it was reconfirmed that the Alliance...

    OSCE: Nearly 4,700 ceasefire violations in Ukraine per day
    Apr20

    OSCE: Nearly 4,700 ceasefire violations in Ukraine per day

    Around 4,700 violations of the ceasefire are registered in Ukraine every day, OSCE special representative in the trilateral contact group on Ukraine Ambassador Martin Sajdik told the reporters on April 20, BelTA reports.”The coordinator of the working group on security expressed concern over a sharp increase in the ceasefire violations. Around...

    No decision on visa-free regime to be signed by Ukraine-EU Summit in May – source
    Apr20

    No decision on visa-free regime to be signed by Ukraine-EU Summit in May – source

    A source from high diplomatic circles has told an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels that the proposal of the European Commission on a visa-free regime with Ukraine would be discussed at the next meeting of the visa group, but the final decision would not have been drafted before the EU-Ukraine Summit to be held May 19.”Preparing for the Ukraine...

    European Commission charges Google over Android
    Apr20

    European Commission charges Google over Android

    The European Commission on Wednesday formally accused Google of abusing its dominant market position with its Android operating system and suspects it made secret payments and exclusive deals to protect its power, the European version of Politico reported.”This complaint is of great importance, particularly in a context in which smartphones and...

    Firtash`s Vienna house searched – ambassador
    Apr20

    Firtash`s Vienna house searched – ambassador

    Ukrainian businessman Dmytro Firtash`s house in Vienna has been searched, he has been served with new charges, according to Ukraine`s Ambassador to Austria.”There was search in Firtash`s Vienna-based house. It lasted for three hours. Everything suggests that these are new charges. Now it`s Germany, not the United States,” Ambassador Olexander...

    Another 20 prisoners returned to Ukraine from uncontrolled Donbas
    Apr20

    Another 20 prisoners returned to Ukraine from uncontrolled Donbas

    Twenty convicted persons have been returned to Ukraine from uncontrolled territory in Donbas, according to the parliament`s envoy for human rights.”A new round of the transfer of 20 convicted persons from uncontrolled territory to Ukraine has taken place on the initiative of the Verkhovna Rada`s ombudsperson for human rights today,” the envoy`s...

    Another quake, magnitude 6.2, strikes off Ecuador coast
    Apr20

    Another quake, magnitude 6.2, strikes off Ecuador coast

    A 6.2 earthquake shook the coast of Ecuador on Wednesday, just days after a bigger quake battered the area and killed nearly 500 people in a blow to the country`s already fragile economy, according to Reuters.The latest earthquake hit 70 km (44 miles) off the Pacific coast town Esmeraldas at a depth of 10 km, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center...

    Groysman on gas prices: Open and understandable
    Apr20

    Groysman on gas prices: Open and understandable

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman says that the newly created Cabinet will tackle the issue of setting prices of gas and will do it in the most transparent way.”We`ll have to take many different unpopular decisions, in particular, the adoption of economically grounded prices of gas. I`m aware that this needs to be done. And we`re now...

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