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    Ukraine`s largest steelmaker ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih almost doubles profits in 2016
    Mar22

    Ukraine`s largest steelmaker ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih almost doubles profits in 2016

    Ukraine`s largest steelmaker ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih posted a net profit of UAH 2.7 billion for 2016, which was nearly twice the net profit of UAH 1.38 billion (US$51.348 million) reported in 2015, the company press center told UNIAN. Net income from the sales of the plant`s products amounted to UAH 52.96 billion, while capital investments stood...

    U.S. says Tillerson could attend rescheduled NATO meeting – media
    Mar22

    U.S. says Tillerson could attend rescheduled NATO meeting – media

    The United States has left open the possibility that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson could attend a NATO foreign ministers meeting if it was rescheduled to another date, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). The announcement came less than a day after the State Department said Tillerson would skip an early April NATO gathering...

    Security Service of Ukraine reacts to Lukashenko`s allegations about ”militant camps” in Ukraine
    Mar22

    Security Service of Ukraine reacts to Lukashenko`s allegations about ”militant camps” in Ukraine

    Head of the SBU chief`s staff Oleksandr Tkachuk has said the SBU Security Service of Ukraine has requested that their Belarusian counterparts explain what Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko had meant by speaking about ”militant camps” established in Ukraine, according to the political news online newspaper Ukrayinska Pravda. ”As for the...

    Ukraine`s Naftogaz cuts gas prices for industry by 10.3% from April 1
    Mar22

    Ukraine`s Naftogaz cuts gas prices for industry by 10.3% from April 1

    Oil & gas giant NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine from April 1, 2017, will cut the minimum price of natural gas sold to industrial consumers by 10.3%, to UAH 7,675.2 per 1,000 cubic meters from UAH 8,553.6 per 1,000 cubic meters in March 2017, the company said in a statement. At the same time, the maximum prices of natural gas for industrial...

    Russia underplayed losses in recapture of Syria`s Palmyra
    Mar22

    Russia underplayed losses in recapture of Syria`s Palmyra

    Russia`s force in Syria has suffered losses since late January more than three times higher than the official toll, according to evidence gathered by Reuters, a tally that shows the fight in Syria is tougher and more costly than the Kremlin has disclosed. Eighteen Russian citizens fighting alongside Moscow`s allies, the Syrian government forces,...

    UK Mission to the United Nations notes ”under-reported facet” of violence in eastern Ukraine
    Mar22

    UK Mission to the United Nations notes ”under-reported facet” of violence in eastern Ukraine

    The UK Mission to the United Nations Geneva has pointed out to an ”under-reported facet” of violations of human rights, including conflict-related sexual violence, in Russia-occupied Donbas. ”The UK welcomes the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) thematic report into conflict-related sexual violence, which...

    Pro-Russian separatists from ”Donetsk People`s Republic” opened office in Greece
    Mar22

    Pro-Russian separatists from ”Donetsk People`s Republic” opened office in Greece

    The so-called ”Donetsk People`s Republic” (”DPR”) has opened an unofficial office in Greece on Tuesday, according to the Russian news agency TASS. ”It is the third such center opened in European Union states,” so-called head of the ”DPR” representation center in Greece and a co-organizer of Greece`s Safe Donbas society Andreas Zaferis said at an...

    Russia`s Sberbank looking at quick exit from Ukraine
    Mar22

    Russia`s Sberbank looking at quick exit from Ukraine

    Russia`s biggest bank Sberbank is looking ”very actively” at options for a quick exit from Ukraine, the bank`s Chief Executive German Gref said on Tuesday, March 21, Reuters reported. Gref also told reporters that Sberbank`s loan-loss provisions in Ukraine made up around 70 percent of its potential losses, according to Reuters. Ukraine recently...

    Oil prices fall on bloated U.S. crude storage
    Mar22

    Oil prices fall on bloated U.S. crude storage

    Oil prices dipped on Wednesday as rising crude stocks in the United States underscored an ongoing global fuel supply overhang despite an OPEC-led effort to cut output, according to Reuters. Prices for front-month Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil, were at $50.79 per barrel at 0451 GMT, down 17 cents, or 0.3 percent, from...

    Over 3,000 Ukrainian hostages freed or tracked amid Russian aggression in Donbas
    Mar22

    Over 3,000 Ukrainian hostages freed or tracked amid Russian aggression in Donbas

    Adviser to the SBU chief Yuriy Tandit claims that 3,136 Ukrainian prisoners of war and civilian hostages have been released or tracked since Russia has unleashed aggression in Donbas. ”An important figure: I`m ben talking about this for the first time – 3,136 people were released or spotted, 416 people are reported missing. We must also remember...

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