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    EU helps protect UK energy supply from Russia`s Putin, says pro-EU MP
    Mar24

    EU helps protect UK energy supply from Russia`s Putin, says pro-EU MP

    Britain`s membership of the European Union helps secure the country`s energy supply from any possible threat by Vladimir Putin`s Russia to restrict gas flows, according to UK energy minister Amber Rudd, Reuters reported. ”We have seen how countries such as Putin`s Russia use their gas supplies as a tool of foreign policy, threatening to cut off...

    Six Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas in last day
    Mar24

    Six Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas in last day

    No Ukrainian soldiers were killed but six were wounded in the Donbas conflict zone over the last 24 hours, head of the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters, Colonel Oleksandr Motuzianyk said at a briefing on Thursday, according to an UaPosition correspondent.”Over the last day, we haven`t lost any Ukrainian soldiers,...

    Russia crude oil exports on the decline – Rosstat
    Mar24

    Russia crude oil exports on the decline – Rosstat

    Russian crude oil export in January declined by 13.4% as compared to the previous month, and by 2.3% when comparing with January 2015, the Russian economic news agency PRIME reported with reference to the Russian Federal Statistics Service Rosstat.The decline in crude oil exports in January is attributed to a relatively mild winter in Europe and...

    Shokin doesn`t want to share criminal cases with anti-corruption agencies
    Mar24

    Shokin doesn`t want to share criminal cases with anti-corruption agencies

    Ukrainian Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin has officially instructed prosecutors not to transfer criminal cases to the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office, according to head of the board of the Anti-Corruption Action Center (AntAC), a Ukrainian civil society organization, Vitaliy...

    Sale of bankrupt banks` property in Ukraine may earn UAH 15 bln
    Mar24

    Sale of bankrupt banks` property in Ukraine may earn UAH 15 bln

    The Individual Deposit Guarantee Fund expects to receive UAH 15 billion from the sale of insolvent banks` assets this year, twice the amount of official targets, according to a statement by Deputy Director of the Fund Andriy Kyiak. Kyiak says that the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has suspended the sale of banks` assets provided as collateral...

    Operation to retake Mosul from Daesh begins
    Mar24

    Operation to retake Mosul from Daesh begins

    An operation to retake Mosul from the terrorist organization Daesh has begun early Thursday, the Iraqi government said, according to Anadolu Agency.The war media network of Iraq`s Defense Ministry announced that forces under the control of the Joint Mosul Command had started the first phase of its Operation Conquest, Anadolu Agency wrote.Several...

    Third of Luhansk region sees electricity blackouts
    Mar24

    Third of Luhansk region sees electricity blackouts

    The energy supply has been limited in Luhansk region due to a breakdown at DTEK Luhansk thermal power plant`s power unit in the town of Schastia, Luhansk Regional Military and Civil Administration`s press service has reported.According to the report, repairs are currently under way.Chairman of Luhansk Regional Military and Civil Administration...

    UN confirms ”foreign armed actors” in Donbas
    Mar24

    UN confirms ”foreign armed actors” in Donbas

    Foreign armed actors in Donbas range from volunteers to paid-service men and women, and from independent militants to professional militaries, according to preliminary findings by the United Nations Working Group on mercenaries.”The Working Group was informed by the authorities of Ukraine of at least 176 identified foreigners serving in armed...

    IS trains 400 fighters to attack Europe in wave of bloodshed – media
    Mar24

    IS trains 400 fighters to attack Europe in wave of bloodshed – media

    The Islamic State group has trained at least 400 fighters to target Europe in deadly waves of attacks, deploying interlocking terror cells like the ones that struck Brussels and Paris with orders to choose the time, place and method for maximum chaos, officials have told The Associated Press.The network of agile and semiautonomous cells shows the...

    Jaresko: State budget deficit shrinks to 2.3% of GDP in 2015
    Mar24

    Jaresko: State budget deficit shrinks to 2.3% of GDP in 2015

    Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko announces that the deficit of Ukraine`s national budget in 2015 shrank to UAH 45.2 billion, or 2.3% of GDP, due to financial restructuring measures. ”In 2015, the budget deficit was reduced to UAH 45.2 billion, or 2.3% of GDP. The prudent fiscal policy is a necessary but not sufficient condition for the...

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