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    Poroshenko will participate in commemoration of 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation on Tuesday
    Jan27

    Poroshenko will participate in commemoration of 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation on Tuesday

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko will take part in the commemoration of the 70th liberation anniversary by the Red Army at Auschwitz concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. Around 300 former camp prisoners and delegations from almost 50 countries, 13 presidents, including France’s Francois Hollande and Germany’s Joachim Gauck,...

    MEP calls for total boycott of Russia
    Jan27

    MEP calls for total boycott of Russia

    UKRAINE-RUSSIA-BOYCOTT- UKRAINE-RUSSIA-BOYCOTT-MEP MEP calls for total boycott of Russia The EU should implement a total boycott of Russia. Such an opinion has been expressed by MEP from Lithuania, co-chairman of the informal Group of Friends of European Ukraine Petras Austrevicius, an Ukrinform correspondent reports from Brussels. “We need...

    Merkel, Hollande require immediate cessation of hostilities in Donbas
    Jan27

    Merkel, Hollande require immediate cessation of hostilities in Donbas

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande require an immediate ceasefire in the east of Ukraine. The leaders of Germany and France said this in a telephone conversation that took place on Monday evening, January 26, DW online news site reported. In particular, Hollande and Merkel have mutual opinion that there is a...

    Ukraine’s representative to EU: EU Council should initiate enhanced sanctions against Russia
    Jan27

    Ukraine’s representative to EU: EU Council should initiate enhanced sanctions against Russia

    Ukraine believes that the Foreign Affairs Council (made up of European Union member state ministers for foreign affairs) at the emergency meeting on Thursday will decide on preparing a package of enhanced sanctions against Russia. This has been stated by representative of Ukraine to the EU Kostyantyn Yeliseev, an Ukrinform correspondent reports...

    Ukraine freezes its gold sales
    Jan27

    Ukraine freezes its gold sales

    Because of the situation in Donbas and a dire economic situation, Ukraine suspended sales of its gold reserves, according to data published by the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday, Ukrainian weekly Dzerkalo Tyzhnia reports. According to the IMF, Kyiv had sold about 16 tonnes of gold in October and November, but it kept its gold reserves at...

    Poroshenko urges EU to increase macro-financial assistance to Ukraine
    Jan27

    Poroshenko urges EU to increase macro-financial assistance to Ukraine

    On Monday, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a phone conversation with President of the European Council Donald Tusk, press office of the Ukraine’s President reported. The parties coordinated their positions on the eve of the session of the EU Council at the level of foreign ministers planned for January 29. Petro Poroshenko urged...

    World Bank to invest $800 million in Kyiv-Kharkiv road construction
    Jan27

    World Bank to invest $800 million in Kyiv-Kharkiv road construction

    The World Bank has confirmed its intentions to invest $800 million in the third construction project in Ukraine – a road section from Poltava to Kharkiv M-03 highway Kyiv-Kharkiv-Dovzhansky. The press service of Ukraine’s Ministry of Infrastructure reported the news after meeting of first deputy minister Volodymyr Shulmeister with...

    U.S. representative to UN: Zakharchenko expresses Russia’s intentions
    Jan27

    U.S. representative to UN: Zakharchenko expresses Russia’s intentions

    The United States believes that the statements of leader of the so-called “DPR” (Donetsk People’s Republic) Oleksandr Zakharchenko express the true intentions of the Russian leadership. This was stated by U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power at the meeting of the UN Security Council on Monday, an...

    Ukraine’s representative to UN demands Russia to release Savchenko and other political prisoners
    Jan27

    Ukraine’s representative to UN demands Russia to release Savchenko and other political prisoners

    Ukraine’s Permanent Representative to the UN Yuriy Sergeyev has addressed the Russian delegation, demanding the immediate release of Nadia Savchenko and other citizens of Ukraine illegally detained in the Russian Federation. He said this during an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council on Monday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported....

    Ukraine’s National Bank denied rumors to restrict its currency sale
    Jan27

    Ukraine’s National Bank denied rumors to restrict its currency sale

    The National Bank of Ukraine has no plans to restrict its foreign currency sales to banks whose clients have contracts on critical import. The press service of the regulator reported the news on its Facebook page. “The press service of the National Bank notes that information reported in the media about the alleged planned restrictions on...

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