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    DW: Germany mulls stronger support for NATO mission in Lithuania
    Apr29

    DW: Germany mulls stronger support for NATO mission in Lithuania

    The German Defense Ministry has signalled its readiness to step up its support of the military alliance as part a rotating deterrent force against Russia, according to Deutsche Welle.The decision was confirmed by news agency DPA on Thursday evening following reports that by the news magazine Der Spiegel and the Munich-based daily S?ddeutsche...

    Poroshenko appoints new Luhansk governor
    Apr29

    Poroshenko appoints new Luhansk governor

    A presidential order to appoint Yuriy Harbuz as chairman of Luhansk military and civil administration was posted on President Petro Poroshenko`s official website on Friday.”Yuriy Harbuz shall be appointed chairman of Luhansk military and civil administration,” the order dated April 29, 2016, reads.On the same day, Harbuz was introduced by deputy...

    Reuters: Merkel says EU membership gives Britain economic strength
    Apr29

    Reuters: Merkel says EU membership gives Britain economic strength

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel forecasts that staying with the European Union will ensure that Britain remains a prosperous and economically successful country, according to Reuters.A U.S.-EU free trade deal would also bring economic benefits, she added, Reuters wrote.”One must realistically say which advantages membership of the European Union...

    Bloomberg: Sanctions won`t push EBRD out of Russia, Bank`s President says
    Apr29

    Bloomberg: Sanctions won`t push EBRD out of Russia, Bank`s President says

    The President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development says the Bank won`t cease operations in Russia even as sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine leave new financing on hold, according to Bloomberg. ”We have no intention of exiting Russia – we have a very large portfolio to manage,” Suma Chakrabarti said Wednesday in the EBRD`s...

    Jan Peklo may become Ambassador of Poland to Ukraine – media
    Apr29

    Jan Peklo may become Ambassador of Poland to Ukraine – media

    Jan Peklo, the Executive Director of Polish-Ukrainian Cooperation Foundation PAUCI, may become new Ambassador of Poland to Ukraine, Gazeta Wyborcza reports, with reference to its sources in the Polish Foreign Ministry, according to Europeiska Pravda.According to the publication, the Polish Foreign Ministry is now planning a large-scale rotation...

    NBU`s allowance for losses in Crimea, Donbas amounts to UAH 1 bln
    Apr29

    NBU`s allowance for losses in Crimea, Donbas amounts to UAH 1 bln

    As of December 31, 2015, allowance for the losses of the NBU`s assets located in or otherwise associated with the Autonomous Republic of Crimea (including loans to borrowers) and those incurred due to the loss by the Ukrainian authorities of control over certain areas in Donetsk and Luhansk regions amounted to UAH 1,022 million, which was equal...

    Eurovision organizers ban use of Crimean Tatar flag
    Apr29

    Eurovision organizers ban use of Crimean Tatar flag

    The organizers of the Eurovision-2016 took the decision to ban the use the Crimean Tatar, Kosovo, Palestinian and some others flags during the competition. The rules, published on the official website of the Stockholm Globe Arena concert hall, prohibit bringing these flags to the venue. The list of banned flags also includes flags of the...

    Finance Ministry reports on first verification results: UAH 60 bln can go for illicit social payments
    Apr29

    Finance Ministry reports on first verification results: UAH 60 bln can go for illicit social payments

    Head of the Finance Department of social programs of the Ministry of Finance Andrey Ryazantsev has told ZN.ua of five groups in the ”black list” of recipients of social payments.Based on the first results of the verification of social payments, which the Ministry of Finance began in March, about UAH 60 billion of the budget funds can go for...

    Luhansk Governor Tuka dismissed – media
    Apr29

    Luhansk Governor Tuka dismissed – media

    According to the information, unconfirmed officially, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko dismissed George Tuka from the office of the head of the Luhansk military and civil administration, 112 Ukraine TV channel reports.”George Tuka is dismissed from his post of head of the Luhansk military and civil administration,” the publication reported.In...

    Ukraine army to take part in 10 multinational drills in 2016, practice countering hybrid threats
    Apr29

    Ukraine army to take part in 10 multinational drills in 2016, practice countering hybrid threats

    The servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine will participate in 10 multinational military exercises in 2016, spokesman for the Defense Ministry Colonel Oleksiy Chornobay said at a briefing on Friday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.Four of these exercises will be held in the territory of Ukraine, and the rest — abroad, in particular...

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