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    Charitable foundation illegally sold 580 tonnes of humanitarian aid in Kyiv region
    Dec13

    Charitable foundation illegally sold 580 tonnes of humanitarian aid in Kyiv region

    The Prosecutor`s Office of Kyiv region revealed 580 tonnes of humanitarian aid, which a charitable foundation had sold to various companies instead of its free distribution to the vulnerable population, the office`s press service wrote. According to the law enforcers, the officials of one of the charities in Kyiv region over 2015-2016 imported...

    Russia provides political kidnappings against Crimean Tatars
    Dec13

    Russia provides political kidnappings against Crimean Tatars

    Human rights activists have warned of a worsening campaign of harassment in Crimea against Crimean Tatars, including political arrests, trials and kidnappings, according to The Guardian. Two-and-a-half years after the Russia`s grab of Crimea, Crimean Tatar activists accuse the Russians of trying to scare them into submission, Crimean Tatar...

    Ukrtransgaz: the Russian gas monopoly Gazprom continues to violate conditions of gas transit contract
    Dec13

    Ukrtransgaz: the Russian gas monopoly Gazprom continues to violate conditions of gas transit contract

    Gazprom continues to violate conditions of gas transit contract – UkrtransgazThe Ukrainian company intends to publish information about the pressure at the entrance to Ukraine`s gas transportation systems each Tuesday in order to inform its European partners and the public. The Russian gas monopoly Gazprom continues to violate the terms of...

    Antonio Guterres sworn in as new United Nations secretary-general
    Dec13

    Antonio Guterres sworn in as new United Nations secretary-general

    Portugal`s Antonio Guterres was sworn in Monday as the ninth U.N. secretary-general, according to Voice of America. ”The United Nations needs to be nimble, efficient and effective,” Guterres told member states. ”It must focus more on delivery and less on process; more on people and less on bureaucracy,” he said, VOA reported. The 67-year-old...

    EU increases humanitarian aid in Donbas to over EUR 26 mln in 2016
    Dec12

    EU increases humanitarian aid in Donbas to over EUR 26 mln in 2016

    The European Commission has mobilized EUR 4 million additional emergency assistance to address urgent humanitarian needs in eastern Ukraine, bringing the total EU humanitarian aid in response to the crisis to EUR 26.4 million in 2016, according to the press service of the EU Delegation to Ukraine. ”We have kept the humanitarian aspects of the...

    Ukraine continues testing of new missile. Video
    Dec12

    Ukraine continues testing of new missile. Video

    Footage showing tests of a new Ukrainian missile has been shared on the Internet. The relevant video was posted on the YouTube channel of Kyiv`s Luch State Design Bureau, which is part of Ukroboronprom State Concern. The design bureau does not indicate what type of a missile is shown on the video, however, according to the Ukrainian news portal...

    Netherlands succeeds in agreeing 3 out of 4 requirements on EU-Ukraine Association Agreement
    Dec12

    Netherlands succeeds in agreeing 3 out of 4 requirements on EU-Ukraine Association Agreement

    As of today, three of the four issues have been agreed, in respect of which the Netherlands wishes the legally binding declaration to be adopted, to allow for the ratification of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement, an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels reported, citing her diplomatic sources. See also: Dutch to demand limits on Ukraine deal at EU...

    The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine forecasts inflation at 13%-13.6% in 2016
    Dec12

    The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine forecasts inflation at 13%-13.6% in 2016

    The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine forecasts the inflation rate December to December at 13.6% in connection with a moderate rise in prices due to a seasonal increase in demand, a slight tension in the foreign exchange market, and the rise in world commodity prices volatility. ”The risk of increasing inflation in the coming...

    Source shares details of Savchenko`s secret meeting with Donbas terrorists in Minsk – media
    Dec12

    Source shares details of Savchenko`s secret meeting with Donbas terrorists in Minsk – media

    Member of Parliament of Ukraine from the Batkivshchyna parliamentary faction Nadiia Savchenko has visited the Belarusian city of Minsk to attend talks with leaders of Donbas terrorist organizations, the Donetsk People`s Republic (”DPR”) and Luhansk People`s Republic (”LPR”), according to Ukrainian news portal Obozrevatel. ”It is no secret that...

    Dutch to demand limits on Ukraine deal at EU summit – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte
    Dec12

    Dutch to demand limits on Ukraine deal at EU summit – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte will ask European Union leaders on Thursday to rule out financial or security guarantees for Ukraine and not to offer Ukrainians the right to live and work in the bloc, according to a document seen by Reuters. Failure to meet the Dutch demands would jeopardize a landmark EU-Ukraine agreement that establishes closer...

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