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    World Bank may freeze projects in Russia
    Aug01

    World Bank may freeze projects in Russia

    The Big Seven countries will oppose the approval of new World Bank projects in Russia. It is reported by Bloomberg, citing the informed sources. A decision was made by the Deputy Finance Ministers of the G7 Countries during the conference call last week. Now, the World Bank is considering nine projects in Russia totaling USD 1.34 billion, the...

    Europe to bid for liquefied natural gas – German expert
    Aug01

    Europe to bid for liquefied natural gas – German expert

    Europe in the current conflict with Russia also plans to focus on liquefied gas. German energy expert Claudia Kemfert says. “Europe will also make a big bet on liquefied gas… Europe plans that Ukraine will receive from the West at least part of required gas. There is a pipeline from the West to the East, so it is possible from the...

    Trilateral contact group in Minsk agree on release of hostages
    Aug01

    Trilateral contact group in Minsk agree on release of hostages

    The trilateral contact group for the settlement of the situation in eastern Ukraine has agreed to hold another meeting next week following consultations with representatives of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics in Minsk, reads a statement posted on the OSCE website. “The Contact Group agreed with the...

    Contact group agrees on ceasefire in area of Boeing crash
    Jul31

    Contact group agrees on ceasefire in area of Boeing crash

    The trilateral contact group for the peaceful settlement of the conflict in eastern Ukraine at a meeting in Minsk on July 31 decided on a ceasefire in the area of the Malaysian Boeing 777 crash. The head of the state commission investigating the causes of the crash, Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroisman, said this at a briefing on...

    MPs given 45 days for campaigning before new elections
    Jul31

    MPs given 45 days for campaigning before new elections

    The election campaign for early parliamentary elections in Ukraine this year will be reduced by a quarter – to 45 days. Such an agreement was reached at a meeting between President Petro Poroshenko, Verkhovna Rada Chairman Oleksandr Turchynov, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk and the heads of parliamentary factions and groups, the press...

    Oettinger: Russia itself depends on gas sale to Europe
    Jul31

    Oettinger: Russia itself depends on gas sale to Europe

    Moscow will comply with its obligations as gas supplier to Europe, because it needs daily revenues to the state budget. European Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger told the German television channel ARD, Ukrinform’s Berlin correspondent reported. “We take this [threat - ed.] seriously. But I think that the dependence is mutual, so...

    Yatseniuk believes Kolomoisky, Akhmetov will readily pay increased taxes
    Jul31

    Yatseniuk believes Kolomoisky, Akhmetov will readily pay increased taxes

    The Prime Minister believes that billionaires Rinat Akhmetov and Ihor Kolomoisky will readily pay more taxes for gas and oil production in compliance with amendments to the Tax Code, approved by the Verkhovna Rada today. He told reporters in Kyiv about this, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “We managed to raise taxes for most profitable...

    European Council approves sectoral sanctions against Russia
    Jul31

    European Council approves sectoral sanctions against Russia

    The Council of the European Union has approved sectoral economic sanctions against Russia in view of its actions destabilizing the situation in eastern Ukraine. A respective statement was released on Thursday by the press office of the European Council. “In order to restrict Russia’s access to EU capital markets, EU nationals and...

    Government will not stop financing social payments in east
    Jul31

    Government will not stop financing social payments in east

    Every city, which is liberated from the militants during the antiterrorist operation in the east of Ukraine, immediately receives a full package of social and financial aid. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk told reporters at a briefing in Kyiv, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “We continue financing social payments on the territories under our...

    Yatseniuk: “I’ve told you that I won’t give up without a fight”
    Jul31

    Yatseniuk: “I’ve told you that I won’t give up without a fight”

    Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk believes the results of today’s vote in the Verkhovna Rada is his victory. He told this to reporters in Kyiv on Thursday. “We will continue to work on a package of reforms and to fight for the country. I have told you that I will not give up without a fight. The fight has taken place. We have won...

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