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    Panama raids Mossack Fonseca property, seizes shredded papers
    Apr23

    Panama raids Mossack Fonseca property, seizes shredded papers

    Panamanian investigators on Friday raided a property used by Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the center of a massive leak of offshore financial data, removing bags full of shredded documents as evidence, a local prosecutor said, according to Reuters.”We have secured a large amount of evidence found in the location,” said organized crime...

    Poroshenko: Ukrainian air construction has good future
    Apr23

    Poroshenko: Ukrainian air construction has good future

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday visited Ivchenko Machine-Building Design Bureau of Zaporizhzhia in the course of the working trip to this region and took part in the launch of a new AI-450 engine test bed, according to the official website of the President of Ukraine.Poroshenko examined the enterprise and watched samples of various...

    Ukrainian army destroyed Russian 120mm mortar: great explosion of ammunition. Video
    Apr23

    Ukrainian army destroyed Russian 120mm mortar: great explosion of ammunition. Video

    Ukrainian army destroyed the Russian 120mm mortar with ammo near Kalynivka (Popasna district). 120mm mortar is banned by Minsk agreement but actively used by Russian troops and mercenaries against Ukrainian army and civil towns on territory controlled by Ukraine. Ukrainian soldiers spotted the enemy on 1000 meters distance and launched 2...

    Leszek Balcerowicz becomes President`s representative in Govt
    Apr23

    Leszek Balcerowicz becomes President`s representative in Govt

    Architect of successful Polish reforms Leszek Balcerowicz has become President`s representative in the Cabinet of Ministers, according to the official website of the President of Ukraine.The relevant decree was signed by Poroshenko on Friday, the president`s press service reports.Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Volodymyr...

    Militants reduce intensity of attacks, but use banned weapons
    Apr23

    Militants reduce intensity of attacks, but use banned weapons

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 19 times in the past 24 hours, using banned weapons, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO).”The Russian-backed mercenaries fired 82mm mortars five times on ATO forces, including three times on the defenders of the town of...

    Obama, Cameron stress need to resolve conflict in Ukraine
    Apr23

    Obama, Cameron stress need to resolve conflict in Ukraine

    U.S. President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron have stressed the need to resolve the conflict in Ukraine.”We have to continue to invest in NATO so that we can meet our overseas commitments, from Afghanistan to the Aegean. We have to resolve the conflict in Ukraine and reassure allies who are rightly concerned about Russian...

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 25.34 to dollar
    Apr23

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 25.34 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Friday evening strengthened the official hryvnia exchange rate by three kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 25.34 to the dollar.The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for April 25:$100 costs UAH 2,534.3646 (on April 22, it was UAH...

    Ukraine signs historic Paris climate deal
    Apr22

    Ukraine signs historic Paris climate deal

    Ukraine was among 171 countries whose delegates have finished signing the Paris climate agreement at the UN headquarters in New York on Friday, April 22. It was a record number of the signatories to a new international treaty, which was adopted in Paris in December 2015. France`s president Francois Hollande was the first to sign the document. He...

    Russia says grants Ukraine request to delay eurobond case defense
    Apr22

    Russia says grants Ukraine request to delay eurobond case defense

    Russia agreed to give Ukraine extra time to file its defense over a $3 billion debt owed to Moscow so Kyiv can ”soberly” assess the situation, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Friday, according to Reuters. ”We have given the new government of Ukraine extra time in order for Kyiv to soberly assess the situation, revise previously...

    NATO`s new deterrent may include bigger Black Sea presence
    Apr22

    NATO`s new deterrent may include bigger Black Sea presence

    NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow says that Turkey, Bulgaria and Romania may expand the NATO alliance`s maritime presence in the Black Sea as part of a broader strategy to deter Russia, according to Reuters. NATO is looking to counter Russia`s military build-up in Crimea, which Moscow annexed from Ukraine in 2014, and in the Black...

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