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    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...

    The British connection: Jihadi chain traces European terror back to 9/11 – The Independent
    Apr20

    The British connection: Jihadi chain traces European terror back to 9/11 – The Independent

    Investigations into an international jihadist chain behind the terrorist attacks in Belgium and France are also looking into past British connections to al-Qaeda plots paving the way for the 9/11 attacks, The Independent has learned.Five people, four men and a woman, were arrested last week in Birmingham and at Gatwick airport in connection with...

    Russia announces political will for Savchenko exchange – Council Speaker
    Apr20

    Russia announces political will for Savchenko exchange – Council Speaker

    Russian Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko says Russia has political will to swap Ukrainian pilot, MP and member of the Ukrainian delegation to PACE Nadia Savchenko for Russian nationals, Alexander Alexadnrov and Yevgeny Yerofeyev, convicted in Ukraine, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”The discussion is underway on the legal...

    Turkish police detain 20 people over links to cleric Gulen
    Apr20

    Turkish police detain 20 people over links to cleric Gulen

    Turkish police on Wednesday detained 20 people over their alleged links to a movement led by U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, the state-run Anadolu Agency said, according to Reuters.It said the arrests were made in an operation carried out in the southern provinces of Osmaniye, Adana, Mersin and Isparta, and that teachers and businessmen...

    European Commission officially proposes cancelling visas for Ukrainians
    Apr20

    European Commission officially proposes cancelling visas for Ukrainians

    The European Commission has announced that it has put forth a legislative proposal concerning visa liberalization for Ukraine, according to a document published on the European Commission`s official website.”The detailed explanation of the specific provisions of the proposal says that Regulation (EC) No 539/2001 will be amended, transferring...

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.45 to dollar on interbank market
    Apr20

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.45 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Wednesday strengthened to UAH 25.40/25.45 to the dollar by the middle of trade, a broker at a commercial bank has told an UNIAN correspondent.Hryvnia quotes against the euro have settled at UAH 28.8590/28.9130, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH...

    Former KPMG manager becomes head of national postal services provider
    Apr20

    Former KPMG manager becomes head of national postal services provider

    The Cabinet of Ministers has appointed former employee of KPMG U.S. audit company Igor Smelyansky as head of state-owned Ukrposhta postal services provider.A relevant decision was unanimously passed at the first meeting of the new government on Wednesday, April 20.Smelyansky was nominated by the selection committee under the Ukrainian Economic...

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed, five wounded in Donbas in last day
    Apr20

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed, five wounded in Donbas in last day

    Three Ukrainian soldiers were killed and another five were wounded in the Donbas conflict zone in the last 24 hours, presidential administration spokesman for the Anti-Terrorist Operation Colonel Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing in Kyiv on Wednesday, according to an UaPosition correspondent.”In the last day, we lost three Ukrainian soldiers, and...

    Argentina returns to global debt markets after 15-years
    Apr20

    Argentina returns to global debt markets after 15-years

    Marking a rare bright spot among gloomy emerging markets, Argentina sold $16.5 billion of sovereign debt on Tuesday in its first international bond issue since its record 2002 default, according to Reuters.Most proceeds from the auction, which was four times oversubscribed, will go to finally settling Argentina`s messy legal dispute with...

    Polish citizen Balczun tapped to head Ukrzaliznytsia
    Apr20

    Polish citizen Balczun tapped to head Ukrzaliznytsia

    The Cabinet of Ministers has appointed former head of the Polish Railways Wojciech Balczun to the post of Chairman of the Board of PJSC Ukrzaliznytsia, according to an UaPosition correspondent.A relevant decision was taken unanimously at a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, April 20.He was selected by the selection committee under the Ukrainian...

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