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    Poland appeals to EU Court over EU Commission decision which gives Gazprom capacity on the Opal gas pipeline
    Dec19

    Poland appeals to EU Court over EU Commission decision which gives Gazprom capacity on the Opal gas pipeline

    Poland has appealed to the European Court of Justice over a European Commission decision to give Gazprom (GAZP.MM) more capacity on the Opal gas pipeline through Germany, according to a foreign ministry spokeswoman, Reuters reported, citing PAP news agency. ”The situation threatens the security of gas supplies in the EU, particularly in the...

    10 accords to be signed at EU-Ukraine Association Council on December 19
    Dec19

    10 accords to be signed at EU-Ukraine Association Council on December 19

    Representative of Ukraine to the European Union and European Atomic Energy Community Mykola Tochytskyi has announced the signing of about 10 agreements during the third meeting of the EU-Ukraine Association Council on December 19, according to Radio Svoboda (Radio Liberty). An agreement on the reform of the public administration system is...

    Last survived defender of Donetsk airport freed after almost 2 years` captivity
    Dec19

    Last survived defender of Donetsk airport freed after almost 2 years` captivity

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has announced that Taras Kolodiy, the last survived from among the Ukrainian soldiers who defended Donetsk airport, also known as ”cyborgs,” has been freed after almost two years` captivity by Donbas militants. ”The SBU chief has just reported about the release of our `cyborg` – Taras Kolodiy. He is free after...

    Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine: Ukraine`s biggest bank will be nationalized
    Dec19

    Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine: Ukraine`s biggest bank will be nationalized

    Ukraine`s Cabinet of Ministers on Sunday, December 18, supported the proposal put forth by the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) and the Council for Financial Stability to transfer Ukraine`s No. 1 bank, Dnipro-based PJSC PrivatBank to 100% state ownership. ”At a meeting on Sunday, the Cabinet of Ministers considered issues to ensure stability in the...

    Polish Demonstrations continue for third day – BBC
    Dec19

    Polish Demonstrations continue for third day – BBC

    Protests in the Polish capital Warsaw against government plans to restrict journalists` access to parliament have continued for a third day, according to the BBC. Protesters gathered outside parliament, where opposition MPs have been holding a sit-in since Friday, December 16, the BBC reported. Government supporters also held a demonstration in...

    In two-hour battle against Russian troops on Sunday 5 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 26 wounded
    Dec18

    In two-hour battle against Russian troops on Sunday 5 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 26 wounded

    5 Ukrainian soldiers were killed in action (KIA) and 26 were wounded in action (WIA) during an attack on Sunday, December 18, by combined Russian-separatist forces on Ukrainian positions along the so-called Svitlodarska Duha, a stretch between the militant-controlled town of Horlivka and the town of Svitlodarsk in Donetsk region, according to the...

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine 12.12.– 18.12.2016
    Dec18

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine 12.12.– 18.12.2016

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    Buses attacked, burned on way to evacuate besieged Syrian villages
    Dec18

    Buses attacked, burned on way to evacuate besieged Syrian villages

    Several buses en route to evacuate ill and injured people from the besieged Syrian villages of al-Foua and Kefraya were attacked and burned on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and Syrian state television said, according to Reuters. Some buses, as well as Red Crescent vehicles, reached the entrance to the villages in Idlib province,...

    Ukraine reports 40 Russian attacks on its positions in Donbas in past day
    Dec18

    Ukraine reports 40 Russian attacks on its positions in Donbas in past day

    Russian troops and militants in Donbas attacked Ukrainian positions 40 times in the past day, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters reported on Sunday morning. View map in full size ”In the past 24 hours, the town of Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Pavlopil, Lebedynske and Shyrokyne in the Mariupol sector came...

    Price deregulation experiment justified, to be continued – Prime Minister of Ukraine
    Dec18

    Price deregulation experiment justified, to be continued – Prime Minister of Ukraine

    The experiment with the lifting of state regulation of prices, launched in October 1 for a three-month period, proved to be justified, as it did not lead to an acceleration of inflation, therefore the government intends to continue it, Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman said during a Friday meeting with experts and civil society...

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