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    Putin says U.S. behind Panamapapers megaleak
    Apr07

    Putin says U.S. behind Panamapapers megaleak

    Russian President Vladimir Putin believes the publication of millions of documents revealing shady offshore schemes of top politicians and celebrities was orchestrated by Washington, according to an UaPosition correspondent in Russia.”Behind all this there are certain officials and official agencies of the United States, let`s put it this way....

    Netherlands to seek compromise on Ukraine-EU deal
    Apr07

    Netherlands to seek compromise on Ukraine-EU deal

    The Dutch Government in a statement on Thursday said it intends to find a compromise on the issue of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement, admitting that the process might take time, considering the outcome of the April 6 referendum.”Tuesday April 12, the final results will be announced, but it is clear that ratification cannot just proceed as if...

    Putin`s first response to Panamapapers: It`s nonsense!
    Apr07

    Putin`s first response to Panamapapers: It`s nonsense!

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed corruption charges contained in the recent Panama Papers offshore schemes revelations, according to TASS news agency.The Russian president said that the publication of Panama papers is an attempt to destabilize the situation in Russia from within, according to Dozhd. He said the easiest way to do it...

    Kremlin: No new comments on Savchenko`s possible swap
    Apr07

    Kremlin: No new comments on Savchenko`s possible swap

    The Kremlin has no new comments on the possibility of swapping Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko sentenced to 22 years in jail in Russia over killing of journalists, according to Russian news agency TASS.”I have nothing to add to what I have already said on this issue,” Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists, TASS...

    New Ukrainian government must start with education reform – British financier
    Apr07

    New Ukrainian government must start with education reform – British financier

    British financier Neil Smith advises that Ukraine`s new government must start with education reform for ensuring sustainable growth in the country.”In the long term, Ukraine should cultivate its human capital. Young Ukrainians, with a new mindset is what will lead the country to success. The Ukrainian education system today suffers from...

    Militants occupy southern outskirts of Avdiyivka – Ukraine intel
    Apr07

    Militants occupy southern outskirts of Avdiyivka – Ukraine intel

    Russian-backed militants are equipping a fortified position near Vynohradnyky district, the southern outskirts of the town of Avdiyivka, according to the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry.”On April 5, the units of the 11th separate motorized rifle regiment (Makiyivka) of the 1st Army Corps (Donetsk) of the Armed...

    Turkmenistan to require HIV test for marriage license
    Apr07

    Turkmenistan to require HIV test for marriage license

    Turkmenistan has passed a law under which all people seeking a marriage license must be tested for HIV, according to Radio Liberty.The law implies that anyone found to be infected with the virus that is the precursor to AIDS would be denied a marriage license, RFE/RL wrote.Reports in state-controlled media on April 6 said the law was enacted ”in...

    Bulgaria`s anti-monopoly watchdog raids fuel retailers offices
    Apr07

    Bulgaria`s anti-monopoly watchdog raids fuel retailers offices

    Bulgaria`s anti-monopoly watchdog raided the offices of two fuel retailers as part of an investigation into the country`s only oil refinery and seven fuel retailers for possible cartel agreements to fix prices of petrol and diesel, Reuters reported. ”The Commission for Protection of Competition raided several offices of Lukoil and Rompetrol in...

    Panama govt announces creation of `panel of experts`
    Apr07

    Panama govt announces creation of `panel of experts`

    Panama is creating an international panel to help improve transparency in its offshore financial industry, according to the BBC.The move follows the leak of millions of documents from law firm Mossack Fonseca, showing it helped some clients evade tax and avoid sanctions, the BBC reports.Several countries are probing possible financial crimes by...

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.83 to dollar on interbank market
    Apr07

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.83 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Thursday strengthened to UAH 25.78/25.83 to the dollar by the middle of trade, a broker at a commercial bank has told an UNIAN correspondent.Hryvnia quotes against the euro have settled at UAH 29.3730/29.4280, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH...

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