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    Naftogaz CEO: New gas pipelines bypassing Ukraine to reduce cost of domestic GTS fivefold
    Dec06

    Naftogaz CEO: New gas pipelines bypassing Ukraine to reduce cost of domestic GTS fivefold

    The construction of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline in the form of two lines and the Nord Stream 2, which is actively lobbied by the Russian gas monopoly Gazprom, will deprive Ukraine of a $ billion income a year, as well as lower almost fivefold the cost of the Ukrainian gas transportation system (GTS), Naftogaz CEO Andriy Kobolev told one of...

    Ukraine celebrating Day of Armed Forces
    Dec06

    Ukraine celebrating Day of Armed Forces

    Today, December 6, the country is celebrating the Day of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. On this day, back in 1991, the Law of Ukraine was adopted On the Armed Forces of Ukraine. See also: The Day of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was established with a resolution of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in...

    Stoltenberg: No accord reached at last two meetings of NATO-Russia Council
    Dec06

    Stoltenberg: No accord reached at last two meetings of NATO-Russia Council

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said that NATO and the Russian Federation still have differences in the positions regarding Ukraine, but the Alliance will continue to advocate for the frank dialogue with Russia. ”As we decided in Warsaw at the Summit we agreed to have a focused and meaningful dialogue with Russia,” said Stoltenberg. ...

    Moscow accuses Ukraine troops of shelling Russian territory
    Dec06

    Moscow accuses Ukraine troops of shelling Russian territory

    Russian investigative committee claimed on Tuesday, December 6, that it established identities of two commanders from the Ukrainian troops, allegedly responsible for shelling Russian territories along the border between the two countries in June-August of 2014, Ukraine Today reports. Ukraine Today is unable to verify the claims and will not name...

    Vega rocket with Ukrainian engine successfully launched into space
    Dec06

    Vega rocket with Ukrainian engine successfully launched into space

    European Vega rocket powered by a Ukrainian-made engine has successfully brought into orbit Turkey`s most advanced intelligence satellite Gokturk-1, Ukraine Today reports. The launch that took place at the European Space Center near Kourou in French Guiana on Monday, was watched via live video link by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan,...

    Ukraine feels let down by EU with visa deal elusive
    Dec06

    Ukraine feels let down by EU with visa deal elusive

    Ukraine feels let down by the European Union for not keeping to a promise to give its citizens visa-free travel in the bloc, senior Ukrainian officials said, according to Reuters. The comments, made by two senior officials in interviews with Reuters, were unusually outspoken and cut through the public displays of bonhomie shown at a Ukraine-EU...

    Ukrainian Cabinet approves draft deal with EU on financing anti-corruption efforts in Ukraine
    Dec06

    Ukrainian Cabinet approves draft deal with EU on financing anti-corruption efforts in Ukraine

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has approved a draft agreement between Ukraine and the European Union on financing the project ”EU Anti-Corruption Initiative in Ukraine.” Relevant decree No. 884-p of November 23, 2016, was published in the Ukrainian government`s Uriadovy Kurier newspaper. ”To approve the draft agreement on the financing of...

    EU diplomats hope to prolong Russia sanctions without debate – media
    Dec06

    EU diplomats hope to prolong Russia sanctions without debate – media

    European officials are hoping for an extension of sanctions against the Russian Federation for another six months, according to an RFE/RL correspondent in Brussels Rikard Jozwiak. The EU diplomats are hoping that the European Council will extend the economic sanctions earlier imposed against Russia for another six months, according to Jozwiak`s...

    U.S. Mission to OSCE: Police mission in Donbas should be first discussed by Ukraine, Russia
    Dec06

    U.S. Mission to OSCE: Police mission in Donbas should be first discussed by Ukraine, Russia

    Ambassador of the United States Daniel B. Baer to the OSCE Permanent Council has said that the issue of deployment of the OSCE armed police mission in the east of Ukraine is not on the agenda of a summit in Hamburg, and should be discussed by Ukraine and Russia. ”Whether there`s a need for other tools from the international community, whether...

    Naftogaz CEO: Ukraine may buy Russian gas but only on its own terms
    Dec06

    Naftogaz CEO: Ukraine may buy Russian gas but only on its own terms

    Ukraine may purchase Russian gas in the current heating season, but only on its own terms of price and delivery, Naftogaz CEO Andriy Kobolev said on one of TV channels. ”There is no politics in this issue. This is law and commerce. We are always interested in having a wide range of suppliers. If Gazprom agrees to our conditions, we will sign an...

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