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    Nuland to visit Russia May 17 to discuss Minsk deal implementation
    May17

    Nuland to visit Russia May 17 to discuss Minsk deal implementation

    U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland will visit Moscow on Tuesday to discuss the next steps to implement Minsk agreements in the Ukrainian Donbas, according to the website of the U.S. Department of State.”On May 17, Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland travels from...

    Russia banned Crimean Tatars from honoring 1944 deportation victims
    May17

    Russia banned Crimean Tatars from honoring 1944 deportation victims

    Russian occupation authorities of Crimea banned memorial events dedicated to the forcible deportation of Crimean Tatars (the indigenous population of the Black Sea peninsula), under Stalin, according to Ukraine Today. ”As expected, Russian invaders forbid the holding of commemoration events all over the Crimean peninsula that were to take place...

    Russia`s VTB says more likely to quit Ukraine than stay – RIA
    May17

    Russia`s VTB says more likely to quit Ukraine than stay – RIA

    State-controlled VTB, Russia`s No. 2 bank, is more likely to sell its business in Ukraine than continue working there, because it sees no growth prospects in the country, RIA news agency quoted VTB`s CEO as saying on Tuesday, according to Reuters.”As for Ukraine, we are suffering substantial losses there. We do not see big opportunities there,”...

    India interested in Ukrainian imports of beans, dairy products
    May17

    India interested in Ukrainian imports of beans, dairy products

    Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of India to Ukraine Manoj Kumar Bharti and his wife Anamika Bharti have made an official visit to Vinnytsia region to discuss cooperation prospects, including imports of beans and dairy food.It is reported that the Ambassador met with Vinnytsia region`s governor Valeriy Koroviy.While introducing the...

    UK referendum: 51% back Remain campaign
    May17

    UK referendum: 51% back Remain campaign

    Time may be running out for the Leave camp to make the case for Brexit as the Remain campaign`s position is consolidating and the electorate becoming more polarized over Britain`s membership of the European Union, The Daily Telegraph has reported.With just over a month to go, the sharp end approaches and greater cut-through is needed, as reported...

    Finance Ministry expects IMF Executive Board meeting on Ukrainian issue in June
    May17

    Finance Ministry expects IMF Executive Board meeting on Ukrainian issue in June

    The Ministry of Finance of Ukraine expects that the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will discuss the Ukrainian issue, namely, the disbursement of a $1.7 billion tranche to the country, in June, Ukraine`s Deputy Finance Minister Yuriy Butsa told reporters.”The Board meeting is not linked to the mission`s departure but to...

    Klitschko to be removed from post of chairman of BPP party
    May17

    Klitschko to be removed from post of chairman of BPP party

    Vitaliy Klitschko will be removed from the post of chairman of the Block of Petro Poroshenko (BPP) party by the decision of the party congress, Ukrainian Segodnya daily newspaper has reported, with reference to MP from the BPP Oleksiy Honcharenko.”This issue will be discussed at the party congress. It`s too early to speak about his successor,” he...

    Five Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas in last day
    May17

    Five Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas in last day

    No Ukrainian soldiers were killed but five were wounded in the Donbas conflict zone over the last 24 hours, head of the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters, Colonel Oleksandr Motuzianyk said at a briefing on Tuesday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”Over the last day, we haven`t lost any Ukrainian soldiers, but...

    Deficit of Ukraine`s foreign trade in goods grows by 11 times in Q1
    May17

    Deficit of Ukraine`s foreign trade in goods grows by 11 times in Q1

    The deficit of Ukraine`s foreign trade in goods in January through March 2016 amounted to $961.3 million, up by 10.6 times compared to a deficit of $90.2 million in the same period last year, according to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.Exports of goods from Ukraine in the period under review decreased by 18.5% year-over-year to $7.719...

    Thailand to close Koh Tachai island over tourism damage
    May17

    Thailand to close Koh Tachai island over tourism damage

    Thai authorities are set to close the island of Koh Tachai, saying heavy tourism is negatively affecting natural resources and the environment, according to the BBC.The island, off Phang Nga province, is part of the Similan National Park, the BBC reports.Almost all Thai marine national parks close from mid-May to mid-October, for monsoon season,...

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