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    Ukraine Rep. to UN accuses Russia of terrorism, promotion of ”Russian world”
    May12

    Ukraine Rep. to UN accuses Russia of terrorism, promotion of ”Russian world”

    Speaking at a meeting of the UN Security Council on fighting terrorism, the Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations, Volodymyr Yelchenko, accused Russia of financing terrorism in order to spread the ideology of the ”Russian world.”He said that the warmongering extremist ideologies pose a serious threat to international peace and...

    Cameron announces UK property rule changes: BBC
    May12

    Cameron announces UK property rule changes: BBC

    Foreign firms that own property in the UK will have to declare their assets publicly in a bid to stamp out money-laundering, the British government says, according to BBC News.Companies will have to be on a new register if they hold property or want to compete for government contracts, according to the government`s move, as Prime Minister David...

    Reuters: Chakrabarti wins second term as head of EBRD development bank
    May12

    Reuters: Chakrabarti wins second term as head of EBRD development bank

    Britain`s Suma Chakrabarti won a second four-year term as head of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on Wednesday, easily defeating a challenge from Poland`s central bank governor and former prime minister Marek Belka, according to Reuters.Chakrabarti, who won some 90% of shareholders` votes at the annual EBRD meeting in...

    Ukrainians queue up for energy efficiency loans
    May12

    Ukrainians queue up for energy efficiency loans

    In just a week`s period, from 4 to 10 May, the Ukrainians took a total of UAH 83.9 million in loans for energy saving measures, according to the chief of the national energy efficiency agency, Serhiy Savchuk.”Despite the holiday period, over a week`s period, from May 4 to May 10, [the Ukrainians] took 5,222 loans worth UAH 83.9 million,” said...

    IMF estimates global volume of bribes
    May12

    IMF estimates global volume of bribes

    A recent estimate put the annual cost of bribery at around $1.5 to $2 trillion (roughly 2% of global GDP), according go an IMF report titled ”Fighting Corruption Critical for Growth and Macroeconomic Stability.””Public corruption, defined as an abuse of public office for private gain, afflicts economies at all stages of development. Governments...

    SBU on DPR`s media accreditation leak: No sanctions against honest journalists
    May12

    SBU on DPR`s media accreditation leak: No sanctions against honest journalists

    Yuriy Tandyt, an adviser to the chief of Ukraine`s SBU Security Service, says that representatives of the media who were accredited by the self-proclaimed Donetsk People`s Republic (DPR) and whose personal data was published will not be sanctioned if these are ”honest journalists who tell the truth,” according to Russian TV Channel Dozhd.”That...

    Tombinski says data of DPR-accredited media should be ”no longer published”
    May11

    Tombinski says data of DPR-accredited media should be ”no longer published”

    Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine, Ambassador Jan Tombinski has called on the Ukrainian authorities to help ensure that personal data of journalists accredited by the self-proclaimed republics in Donbas ”is no longer published.””I urge the Ukrainian authorities to help ensure that this content is no longer published,” he...

    Russia`s FSB said to have set sights on paintings stolen from Italy, found in Ukraine
    May11

    Russia`s FSB said to have set sights on paintings stolen from Italy, found in Ukraine

    Russia`s FSB Federal Security Service has been developing its own operation to track down 17 precious paintings stolen from a museum in Verona, Italy, and recently recovered in Ukraine, according to the Ukrainian State Border Service.”During the investigation, the border guards have learnt that the search for the paintings was also in the sphere...

    OSCE: Journalists` personal data leak in Ukraine endangers their safety
    May11

    OSCE: Journalists` personal data leak in Ukraine endangers their safety

    OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatovic says that journalists` personal data leak in Ukraine endangers their safety.”This is a very alarming development which could further endanger the safety situation for journalists,” she said in a statement on Wednesday, May 11.This week a Kyiv-based website, ”Myrotvorets” (psb4ukr.org),...

    EBRD could bid for Ukraine`s largest chemical plant in Odesa
    May11

    EBRD could bid for Ukraine`s largest chemical plant in Odesa

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a key Ukrainian lender, could take part in the privatization of a large chemical plant in Odesa, the south of Ukraine, according to Reuters.”[EBRD`s Managing Director for Eastern Europe and the Caucasus Francis] Malige said the EBRD could take a 15-25% stake in the privatization of...

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