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    Ukraine may get $1.7 bln from IMF by mid-year – Moody`s
    May13

    Ukraine may get $1.7 bln from IMF by mid-year – Moody`s

    Moody`s Investors Service expects that the IMF could disburse a long-awaited $1.7 billion tranche to Ukraine before mid-year, according to a posting on the website of the international rating agency.”Ukraine`s progress on political and economic reforms stalled during budget preparations late last year and more recently during the drawn-out...

    Cameron announces creation of 1st ever global forum on asset recovery
    May13

    Cameron announces creation of 1st ever global forum on asset recovery

    Among a number of major commitments made after the Anti-Corruption summit in London, British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday announced the creation of the first-ever global forum to step up international efforts on asset recovery, to focus on assisting Ukraine, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, and Tunisia, according to the UK Government`s...

    Militants attack ATO forces 10 times in last day, use mortars, RPGs
    May13

    Militants attack ATO forces 10 times in last day, use mortars, RPGs

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 10 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO).In the Donetsk sector, the Russian-backed gangs attacked Ukrainian positions twice near the town of Avdiyivka, using grenade launchers of various systems,...

    Finance Ministry insists on implementing pension reform this year
    May13

    Finance Ministry insists on implementing pension reform this year

    Ukraine`s Finance Ministry insists on carrying out a pension reform as early as in 2016, along with introducing changes to the budgetary process, said Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk at the annual meeting of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London.”It is very important that we start a pension reform. In...

    Russian Eurovision contestant`s surprising view on Crimea – RFE/RL
    May13

    Russian Eurovision contestant`s surprising view on Crimea – RFE/RL

    Sergei Lazarev`s remarks have surfaced stressing that Crimea is in fact a Ukrainian territory. They mark a striking departure from the vast majority of Russian performers, who have either thrown their weight behind Crimea`s annexation or kept their views to themselves, RFE/RL reports.When Ukrainians selected a Crimean Tatar singer to represent...

    Visa exemption to not mean right to work in EU – Commissioner
    May13

    Visa exemption to not mean right to work in EU – Commissioner

    European Commissioner for migration, home affairs and citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos said that the visa-free regime for the Ukrainian citizens does not provide that they will receive the right to work in the European Union, according to the statement published by the Delegation of the European Union in Ukraine.”Of course, visa exemption does...

    Ukrainian banks attract more deposits
    May13

    Ukrainian banks attract more deposits

    April saw a rise in the national currency deposits attracted by the banking system by 2% to UAH 387.956 billion, and foreign currency deposits grew by 1.7%, to $13.820 billion, according to the latest data.Balances related to hryvnia loans decreased by 0.7% in April to UAH 427.118 billion, and those under foreign currency loans rose by 0.1% to...

    Ukraine Exists: Unique art exhibit arrives in Toronto
    May13

    Ukraine Exists: Unique art exhibit arrives in Toronto

    ”Ukraine Exists”, the multi-media art exhibition previously showcased in the United Nations Headquarters in New York, has arrived in Toronto, according to Ukraine Today.One of the project curators, the front-man of a Ukrainian rock-band Antytila and a famous volunteer Taras Topolya, says the aim of the exhibit is not only to popularize...

    Continued cooperation with IMF to bring Ukraine $5 bn from external creditors – finance minister
    May13

    Continued cooperation with IMF to bring Ukraine $5 bn from external creditors – finance minister

    Continuation of cooperation of Ukraine with its key creditor, the International Monetary Fund, whose mission is currently visiting Kyiv, will open the possibility for the country to receive an additional $5 billion in loans from other external creditors, according to Oleksandr Danylyuk, Ukraine`s Finance Minister, who spoke at the annual meeting...

    Jamala to compete in Grand Final of Eurovision 2016 song contest
    May13

    Jamala to compete in Grand Final of Eurovision 2016 song contest

    Ukrainian singer of Crimean Tatar descent Jamala, who presented her entry ”1944” on Thursday night, has become the fifth of the 10 finalists after the second semi-final round of the Eurovision 2016 song contest in Stockholm, Sweden.Nine other contestants who became the finalists on May 12 are those from Latvia, Georgia, Bulgaria, Australia,...

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