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    North  Korea says missile launch targeted U.S. bases in Japan
    Mar07

    North Korea says missile launch targeted U.S. bases in Japan

    One day after North Korea fired four ballistic missiles, its state-run news agency said Tuesday the country has conducted a missile launch exercise targeting U.S. military bases in Japan, according to South Korea`s Yonhap news agency. The drill was conducted by Hwasong artillery units of its Strategic Force, ”tasked to strike the bases of the...

    Ukraine`s foreign reserves rise by $15 mln since year-start
    Mar07

    Ukraine`s foreign reserves rise by $15 mln since year-start

    Ukraine`s international reserves increased by 0.1%, to $15.460 billion, in February, the National Bank of Ukraine wrote on its website. ”International reserves of Ukraine as of March 1, 2017, amounted to $15,459,700, (in the dollar equivalent), according to preliminary data. Since the beginning of this year, the volume of international reserves...

    Ukraine reports 5 wounded amid 100 Russian attacks in last day
    Mar07

    Ukraine reports 5 wounded amid 100 Russian attacks in last day

    Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 100 times in the past 24 hours with 5 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 ”The invaders repeatedly opened fire from tanks on Butivka coal mine and...

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister to meet Tillerson in Washington D.C. March 7
    Mar06

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister to meet Tillerson in Washington D.C. March 7

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin will pay a working visit to Washington, D.C. March 6-7, where he is scheduled to meet with U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson, as well as representatives of the U.S. Administration and Congress, according to the MFA Ukraine press service. Klimkin`s visit is aimed to provide an additional impetus to the...

    EU lifts sanctions against Yanukovych ally Yuriy Ivanyushchenko
    Mar06

    EU lifts sanctions against Yanukovych ally Yuriy Ivanyushchenko

    The European Union has extended for one more year personal restrictive measures imposed against 15 former Ukrainian officials. Yury Ivanyushchenko, an ally of ousted former Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovych was removed from this sanction list. The decision should be endorsed by the Council of the EU and published in the Official Journal of...

    Investment in Ukraine`s agriculture hits record high in 2016 – experts
    Mar06

    Investment in Ukraine`s agriculture hits record high in 2016 – experts

    Capital investment in Ukraine`s agriculture in 2016 was estimated at UAH 44 billion, or about US$1.62 billion, which was a record high level over Ukraine`s independence, and 1.5 times up on the 2015 figure, according to the press service of the National Scientific Center ”Institute of Agrarian Economy.” ”Investment in agriculture in 2016 reached...

    Ukrainian prosecutors summon former tax chief Klymenko
    Mar06

    Ukrainian prosecutors summon former tax chief Klymenko

    The Chief Military Prosecutor`s Office has summoned ex-head of the State Tax Service (2011-2012) and income and tax minister (2012 to 2014) Oleksandr Klymenko for investigative and procedural actions. ”The Chief Military Prosecutor`s Office of the Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) is carrying out a special pre-trial investigation into criminal...

    Capital investment in Ukraine`s agro-industrial sector in 2016 hits $2.25 bln
    Mar06

    Capital investment in Ukraine`s agro-industrial sector in 2016 hits $2.25 bln

    Capital investment in the Ukrainian agro-industrial sector totaled UAH 61.1 billion, or US$2.25 billion, last year, accounting for 18.7% of total capital investment injected in the country`s economy, according to the Ukrainian Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry`s press service, which cited State Statistics Service data. ”According to the State...

    Another Luhansk terrorists` leader aka “Plastun” reportedly eliminated in Donbas
    Mar06

    Another Luhansk terrorists` leader aka “Plastun” reportedly eliminated in Donbas

    Ukrainian Deputy Minister for temporarily occupied territory and internally displaced people George Tuka says a ”warlord” of the so-called ”Luhansk People`s Republic” (”LPR”) terrorist organization, a Russian mercenary, nom-de-guerre `Plastun,` has been killed in the Donbas conflict zone. ”Another one has joined the `ceasefire`…,” he wrote on...

    Pro-Russian Bosnian Serb leader claims Crimea issue ”settled”
    Mar06

    Pro-Russian Bosnian Serb leader claims Crimea issue ”settled”

    The so-called ”president” of the self-proclaimed Republic of Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Milorad Dodik, has said that the Russian annexation of Crimea is ”settled,” according to the Russian newspaper Izvestia. Speaking about the results of the so-called referendum in Crimea, he said that the ”will of the people must be respected,” Izvestia...

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