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    “Full ceasefire”  in Donbas comes into force today. It’s the 7th “full ceasefire” announced after Russian invasion in Ukraine
    Apr01

    “Full ceasefire” in Donbas comes into force today. It’s the 7th “full ceasefire” announced after Russian invasion in Ukraine

    According to the agreements of the Trilateral Contact Group for Donbas settlement, a ceasefire is being established in eastern Ukraine April 1. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko gave a corresponding order to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the Ministry of Defense on March 30. ”On my instructions, our delegation in Minsk...

    Ukraine eyes 2017 Eurobond issuance, but not at any price – Deputy Finance Minister
    Apr01

    Ukraine eyes 2017 Eurobond issuance, but not at any price – Deputy Finance Minister

    Ukraine, in a legal case over a $3 billion debt to Russia, hopes to return to dollar bond markets by the end of the year, but it has no emergency funding needs and will not borrow ”at any price”, Deputy Finance Minister Yuriy Butsa said on Thursday, according to CNBC. The country suffered a setback this week when a UK court ruled in a pre-trial...

    Head of National Bank of Ukraine Gontareva declares US$2.11 mln in assets in 2016
    Apr01

    Head of National Bank of Ukraine Gontareva declares US$2.11 mln in assets in 2016

    The total amount of Ukraine`s chief banker Valeria Gontareva`s income in 2016 was estimated at UAH 57 million, or US$2.11 million, according to the National Bank of Ukraine. Gontareva`s salary was UAH 1.9 million, or $70,370 in 2016, before taxation and payment of war tax, according to an announcement on the NBU`s website, which reported that the...

    Ukraine might be excluded from Eurovision if Russian artist who supports Crimea annexation doesn’t participate
    Apr01

    Ukraine might be excluded from Eurovision if Russian artist who supports Crimea annexation doesn’t participate

    The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), which operates the Eurovision Song Contest, says Ukraine`s National Public Broadcasting Company (UAPBC) might be excluded from future events if a Russian contestant is not allowed to participate in this year`s competition in Kyiv, according to a letter sent by EBU Director General Ingrid Deltenre to...

    Senate intel panel declines Flynn immunity offer in Russiagate ”at this time”
    Apr01

    Senate intel panel declines Flynn immunity offer in Russiagate ”at this time”

    The Senate Intelligence Committee has turned down former national security adviser Michael Flynn`s request for immunity in exchange for his testimony in the panel`s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election — at least for now, according to The Hill. The committee is not receptive to the offer ”at this time,” The...

    Ukraine asks IMF to change loan tranches schedule
    Apr01

    Ukraine asks IMF to change loan tranches schedule

    Ukraine has asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to change the schedule for further revisions of the program within the Enhanced Financing Facility (EFF) and the next loan tranches receipt, according to the relevant Requests for Rephasing of Access included in the agenda of the IMF`s Executive Board meeting to be held on April 3 and posted...

    2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 9 wounded during 37 Russian attacks in Donbas
    Mar31

    2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 9 wounded during 37 Russian attacks in Donbas

    Intensity of attacks on the Ukrainian military positions along the entire line of contact in Donbas has considerably increased after the Trilateral Contact Group in Minsk announced another (the 7th) “full ceasefire” had been agreed from Saturday, April 1, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO)...

    Electricity down in Avdiyivka, water supplies suspended
    Mar31

    Electricity down in Avdiyivka, water supplies suspended

    The Ukrainian-controlled town of Avdiyivka in Donbas remains without electricity and water supplies due to the damage at a high-voltage line feeding the area, according to Ukraine`s State Service for Emergency Situations. ”As of 07:00 on March 30, there is no centralized power supply; water supplies to the town have been suspended. Central...

    Germany hiring extras to play ”Russians” in NATO, U.S. military drills
    Mar31

    Germany hiring extras to play ”Russians” in NATO, U.S. military drills

    Extras are being hired by a German recruitment agency to act as civilian population in a conflict zone in the framework of NATO and U.S. military exercises, TSN news service reports. Offered to play regular farmers or shopkeepers, the candidates are told fluency in English and German is welcomed, as well as Russian, Polish and Czech, according to...

    China interested in Ukrainian beef
    Mar31

    China interested in Ukrainian beef

    China is interested in beef shipments from Ukraine and plans to send its mission late in April to verify Ukraine`s state food safety control system, according to the press office of the State Biosecurity and Consumer Protection Service. ”The possibility of exporting Ukrainian beef to the market of China is being actively considered now. With this...

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