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    Ukrainian agricultural boom: Why it matters to Irish farmers
    Mar25

    Ukrainian agricultural boom: Why it matters to Irish farmers

    Ukraine has officially reported yet another record grain harvest for 2016, exceeding 66 million tonnes in the process, according to AgriLand. Of this, wheat accounted for 26.8 million tonnes, maize came in at 28 million tonnes and the barley harvest amounted to 9.9 million tonnes. Aside, 4.3 million tonnes of soy bean were also harvested,...

    Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine simplifies banks` recapitalization, restructuring
    Mar25

    Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine simplifies banks` recapitalization, restructuring

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine March 23 adopted bill No.6010 on simplification of procedures for the banks` capitalization and restructuring, according to an UNIAN correspondent. Presenting the bill in the Rada, First Deputy Head of the Parliamentary committee on finance and banking policy Mykhailo Dovbenko said that this bill would allow...

    President of Ukraine to meet with the head of the European Council Donald Tusk in late March
    Mar25

    President of Ukraine to meet with the head of the European Council Donald Tusk in late March

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko will hold a meeting with the head of the European Council Donald Tusk on March 30, according to the European Council website. The meeting will be held in the framework of the European People`s Party summit in Malta. The details of the forthcoming conversation between Poroshenko and Tusk are still unknown. On...

    Russia continues sponsoring Donbas terrorists – Ukraine speaks up at UN
    Mar25

    Russia continues sponsoring Donbas terrorists – Ukraine speaks up at UN

    Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Serhiy Kyslytsya has briefed the United Nations Human Rights Council meeting on Wednesday on the situation in occupied territory in Donbas, saying that Russia continues sending arms and funds to terrorists in eastern Ukraine.< ”Like the USSR, Russia cynically speaks of peace while sending weapons and...

    NATO to assist in humanitarian demining in Balaklia, Kharkiv region
    Mar25

    NATO to assist in humanitarian demining in Balaklia, Kharkiv region

    The Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Center has started procedures to provide assistance to Ukraine on humanitarian demining in Balaklia, where on Thursday a large-scale fire engulfed a military munitions depot and mass detonations ensued, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko wrote on Twitter. ”Grateful to NATO for rapid response to...

    10 Putin critics who died violently or in suspicious ways
    Mar25

    10 Putin critics who died violently or in suspicious ways

    The Kremlin dismisses the very idea of political killings, although Putin`s critics could not but draw parallels between the murder of exiled Russian MP Voronenkov and the death of other Kremlin ”foes”, according to The Washington Post. The number of deaths of loud critics of Putin`s policies have led to a speculation that the Kremlin was...

    EU provides EUR 3 mln satellite imagery support to  OSCE SMM in Donbas
    Mar25

    EU provides EUR 3 mln satellite imagery support to OSCE SMM in Donbas

    The new funding of EUR 3 million, under the Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace, will provide timely and focused assistance to the OSCE, in the area of satellite imagery, a statement by the European Commission reads. ”The use of satellite imagery allows for more in-depth monitoring of the situation in areas where regrettably monitors...

    Ukraine`s state debt exceeds $71 bln
    Mar25

    Ukraine`s state debt exceeds $71 bln

    Ukraine`s state and government-guaranteed debt, estimated in U.S. dollars, rose by 0.3%, to US$71.21 billion, as of January 31, according to the Ukrainian Finance Ministry`s website. The debt in the hryvnia equivalent grew by 0.05% in January 2017, to UAH 1.931 trillion. The ministry claims that the main reason for the growth of the national debt...

    Russian troops attacked Ukraine’s position 178 times in past 48 hours: 2 soldiers killed, 5 wounded
    Mar24

    Russian troops attacked Ukraine’s position 178 times in past 48 hours: 2 soldiers killed, 5 wounded

    Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 94 times on March 24. 1 Ukrainian soldier has been killed and 3 Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Donetsk sector, Ukrainian positions near...

    Manafort offers to talk to House panel over Russia ties issue
    Mar24

    Manafort offers to talk to House panel over Russia ties issue

    The Republican chairman of the House intelligence committee Devin Nunes says former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has volunteered to speak with the panel as part of its ongoing investigation into Russia`s alleged interference in the 2016 election, according to The Associated Press. Manafort`s counsel contacted the committee Thursday to...

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