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    Chief taxman Nasirov free on bail, wearing ankle monitor
    Mar17

    Chief taxman Nasirov free on bail, wearing ankle monitor

    Chairman of Ukraine`s State Fiscal Service (SFS) Roman Nasirov, who has been suspended for the period of trial on charges of abuse of power, is now free on bail after his wife posted UAH 100 million, or $US3.7 million, for him on Thursday evening. Nasirov has thanked his family for having collected ”that crazy amount.” ”I disagree with this very...

    Russia paid ex White House adviser Flynn $67,000, documents show
    Mar17

    Russia paid ex White House adviser Flynn $67,000, documents show

    Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn was paid more than $67,000 by Russian companies before the U.S. presidential election, according to documents released on March 16 by a Democratic congressman, RFE/RL reports. U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings (Democrat-Maryland) asked the Trump administration to provide a comprehensive...

    Syrian army says it shot down Israeli jet – Reuters
    Mar17

    Syrian army says it shot down Israeli jet – Reuters

    Syria`s army high command said in a statement on Friday Israeli jets breached Syrian airspace early in the morning and attacked a military target near Palmyra in what it described as an act of aggression that aided Islamic State, Reuters reports. It said its air defenses shot down one of the Israeli jets over what it called ”occupied ground” and...

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian position in Donbas 197 times in past 48 hours, 1 soldier killed, 10 wounded
    Mar16

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian position in Donbas 197 times in past 48 hours, 1 soldier killed, 10 wounded

    Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 91 times in the past 24 hours, with four 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, the Russian occupation forces fired all types...

    In the third year of war President Poroshenko greenlights sanctions against Russian banks
    Mar16

    In the third year of war President Poroshenko greenlights sanctions against Russian banks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has given a go-ahead to imposing sanctions against Russian banks, according to TSN news service. The president approved sanctions by adopting the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of March 15, 2017 ”On the application of personal special economic and other restrictive measures (sanctions)”...

    Mandate of OSCE SMM to Ukraine extended by one year
    Mar16

    Mandate of OSCE SMM to Ukraine extended by one year

    The OSCE Permanent Council, in a consensus decision taken at its meeting in Vienna on Thursday, March 16, agreed to renew the mandate of the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine by one year until March 31, 2018. ”The decision sets the Mission`s budget at EUR 105.5 million for the period from April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018,” the OSCE said...

    EU envoy Hugues Mingarelli tells when Ukrainians should expect for free travel-visa
    Mar16

    EU envoy Hugues Mingarelli tells when Ukrainians should expect for free travel-visa

    Ukraine can get a visa-free regime with the European Union at the end of June if no additional difficulties arise, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine Hugues Mingarelli at a business forum in Kyiv. Ukraine has managed to fulfill 144 requirements, he said. According to Mingarelli, the EU is a bureaucracy, and the processes are...

    Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine to extend state of emergency on Ukraine`s electricity market
    Mar16

    Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine to extend state of emergency on Ukraine`s electricity market

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine at today`s government meeting intends to prolong emergency measures, introduced on the Ukrainian electricity market a month ago. The speaker on the issue is expected to be the Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine, Ihor Nasalik. Earlier, the Energy and Coal Ministry decided to introduce emergency...

    Rada offers 75% Ukrainian language quota on national TV
    Mar16

    Rada offers 75% Ukrainian language quota on national TV

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has passed in the first reading the draft law of Ukraine ”On Amending Certain Laws of Ukraine on the Language of Audiovisual (Electronic) Mass Media,” according to an UNIAN correspondent. The relevant decision was supported by 244 MPs out of 338 registered in the session hall. The Opposition Bloc faction did not...

    Kremlin rules out another referendum in occupied Crimea for lifting sanctions
    Mar16

    Kremlin rules out another referendum in occupied Crimea for lifting sanctions

    The Kremlin ruled out the possibility of holding another referendum in the occupied Crimea, so that the U.S. could cancel anti-Russian sanctions, Vladimir Putin`s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, according to an UNIAN correspondent in the Russian Federation. Asked, whether the Kremlin was ready for any deal with the U.S. on Crimea and, in...

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