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    EU states agree to make it easier to suspend visa-free travel
    May20

    EU states agree to make it easier to suspend visa-free travel

    European Union nations agreed Friday to make it easier to suspend its visa waiver programs with some countries, just as Turkey is trying to secure visa-free travel for its citizens, The New York Times reported citing the Associated Press.EU interior and migration ministers sealed an agreement on the emergency brake system during talks in...

    U.S. allocating another $28 mln in humanitarian assistance to Ukraine
    May20

    U.S. allocating another $28 mln in humanitarian assistance to Ukraine

    The U.S. Government is providing another $28 million in humanitarian assistance to Ukraine, according to Nancy I. Jackson, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the U.S. State Department Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration who spoke at a Kyiv briefing today, May 20.”The continued support from the international community is critical to...

    Russian sabotage group gets into SBU trap near Donetsk
    May20

    Russian sabotage group gets into SBU trap near Donetsk

    The SBU Security Service of Ukraine in a special operation in the area of the Anti-Terrorist Operation killed one and seriously wounded another three militants from the Russian ”DPR” (“Donetsk Public Republic”) sabotage group which penetrated positions of the Ukrainian troops, the SBU press service has told UNIAN. ”SBU operatives were...

    Energy Ministry supports introduction of coal royalties in Ukraine
    May20

    Energy Ministry supports introduction of coal royalties in Ukraine

    The Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine supports the proposal of the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (NEURC) to introduce coal royalties in Ukraine, Ukraine`s Energy Minister Ihor Nasalyk told journalists.”We support the introduction of coal royalties in Ukraine – not now but a bit later,” the minister said without...

    Rada adopts bill on higher social standards from Dec
    May20

    Rada adopts bill on higher social standards from Dec

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has adopted a draft law on amendments to the state budget, envisaging an increase in social standards starting from December 1, 2016, by 10% instead of 6% as originally planned.The bill on amendments to the Law of Ukraine ”On the State Budget of Ukraine for 2016” (in the part related to social standards and...

    ”Nation against Capitulation:” Azov`s rally against elections in occupied Donbas
    May20

    ”Nation against Capitulation:” Azov`s rally against elections in occupied Donbas

    Members of NGO Azov Civil Corps, formed under the Azov military regiment, were on Friday holding a rally against local elections in the occupied territories of Donbas, lighting flares and smoke bombs outside the Verkhovna Rada building downtown Kyiv, according to an UNIAN correspondent.The territory near the parliament was covered with dense...

    China`s COFCO commissions grain port terminal in Mykolaiv
    May20

    China`s COFCO commissions grain port terminal in Mykolaiv

    The COFCO Agri Ukraine company, a subsidiary of Chinese state-owned food giant COFCO Corporation engaged in agricultural trading and processing, has commissioned a new grain terminal worth $75 million in the seaport of Mykolaiv, the company`s press service reported.”The Chinese government has invested $75 million in the implementation of the...

    Egyptian military finds debris of crashed airliner
    May20

    Egyptian military finds debris of crashed airliner

    The Egyptian military found the personal belongings of passengers and other debris from an EgyptAir jet floating in the Mediterranean, Cairo said on Friday, confirming that the plane had plunged into the sea with 66 people on board, according to Reuters.The navy said it had found the debris about 290 km (180 miles) north of the coastal city of...

    Antonov to supply its first An-132 in early 2017
    May20

    Antonov to supply its first An-132 in early 2017

    The Antonov Design Bureau, a Ukrainian aircraft manufacturing and servicing company, which is part of the state-run Ukroboronprom Concern, plans to supply its first An-132 aircraft to a customer under a contract with Saudi Arabia`s scientific organization KACST in early 2017.This aircraft was designed and built with the use of Europe- and...

    ”No delay”: EU assures visa liberalization for Ukraine going as planned
    May20

    ”No delay”: EU assures visa liberalization for Ukraine going as planned

    Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine, Ambassador Jan Tombinski says that the introduction of a visa-free regime between the European Union and Ukraine, the decision on which has to be taken by the European Parliament, is going according to plan, and there is no information about delays.Answering journalists` questions if the...

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