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    Canada calls on international community to put pressure on Moscow over Russian aggression in Ukraine
    Mar17

    Canada calls on international community to put pressure on Moscow over Russian aggression in Ukraine

    Canada has expressed concern over human rights violations in the Russian-occupied Crimea and called on the international community to put pressure on Moscow in relation to Russia`s aggression against Ukraine, according to the statement by Canada`s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, issued March 16. See also: Canada...

    Case of downed Il-76: defense requests Ukrainian General`s acquittal
    Mar17

    Case of downed Il-76: defense requests Ukrainian General`s acquittal

    The lawyers of Major-General Viktor Nazarov have filed an acquittal motion a high-ranking official ”due to the absence of a criminal offense in his actions,” Radio Liberty reports, referring to the statement by Nazarov`s lawyer Mikhail Turik in the Pavlohrad district court (Dnipropetrovsk region), where the case is heard into the shooting down of...

    No additional obligations for Ukraine to receive IMF loan tranche – Groysman
    Mar17

    No additional obligations for Ukraine to receive IMF loan tranche – Groysman

    Ukraine has not undertaken additional obligations to receive the next $1 billion loan tranche from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which can be allocated after the meeting of the IMF Executive Board on March 20, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said during a Q&A hour in the Verkhovna Rada. The tranche is granted in accordance with...

    Merkel will visit Moscow for Putin talks
    Mar17

    Merkel will visit Moscow for Putin talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Thursday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Moscow for talks on May 2 for the first bilateral visit since Russia annexed Ukraine`s Crimea Peninsula in 2014, according to Reuters. There is no immediate prospect that Western sanctions imposed on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis will be...

    Over UAH 3 billion to be invested in seaports in 2017
    Mar17

    Over UAH 3 billion to be invested in seaports in 2017

    State Enterprise Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) in 2017 plans to invest UAH 3.507 billion in modernization and development of Ukrainian port infrastructure, the USPA press service told UNIAN. ”The planned volume of capital investments in 2017 is estimated at UAH 3507 million, including UAH 929.8 million on construction of six berths with...

    Lukashenko orders Belarus customs experts to Withdraw from Russian-led Customs Union
    Mar17

    Lukashenko orders Belarus customs experts to Withdraw from Russian-led Customs Union

    Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has ordered the country`s top customs experts to withdraw from their posts at the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), according to The Moscow Times. The move follows Lukashenko`s refusal to sign the EAEU Customs Code in December 2016 in St. Petersburg. The Belarusian president refused to attend the meeting...

    Kremlin denies scenarios for occupied Donbas integration into Russia
    Mar17

    Kremlin denies scenarios for occupied Donbas integration into Russia

    The Kremlin denies the existence of integration scenarios for the occupied Donbas, according to an UNIAN correspondent reporting from a briefing by Vladimir Putin`s spokesman Dmitry Peskov. ”There have been no such scenarios written,” Peskov said, whether there are any scenarios for the integration into Russia of the so-called ”DPR-LPR.” ”You...

    Ukraine exports over 2.6 MMT of sunflower oil
    Mar17

    Ukraine exports over 2.6 MMT of sunflower oil

    For the second month in a row, Ukraine has been decreasing its exports of sunflower oil, though the volume exported in February and since the beginning of 2016/17 remains at record high level, UkrAgroConsult reports. In February 2017 Ukraine exported 442 KMT of sunflower oil, which was 4.7% less than over the previous month, but 12.5% higher than...

    EU, Asian states halt poultry imports from Ukraine due to bird flu outbreaks
    Mar17

    EU, Asian states halt poultry imports from Ukraine due to bird flu outbreaks

    The European Union and some Asian countries have introduced temporary restrictions on imports of poultry from Ukraine due to bird flu outbreaks, according to the press service of the State Service for Food Safety and Consumer Protection. ”[This is] to inform the Food Safety and Consumer Protection Service`s regional branches and exporters of...

    Germany calls Ukraine to stop blocking trade with Donbas separatists
    Mar17

    Germany calls Ukraine to stop blocking trade with Donbas separatists

    Berlin is concerned about the developments in eastern Ukraine, particularly, the blockade and calls to stop actions that lead to even greater escalation. German Federal Government Spokesman Steffen Seibert and German Foreign Ministry Spokesman Martin Schaefer have stated this at on Wednesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports from Germany....

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