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    Pension reform: Ukrainians to be able to ”buy” up to five years of pensionable service
    May21

    Pension reform: Ukrainians to be able to ”buy” up to five years of pensionable service

    The new pension reform developed by Ukraine`s government suggests that Ukrainians who have reached the retirement age but lack the required length of pensionable service will be able to ”buy” up to five years of pension insurance record, according to the governmental portal. ”If a person applying for old-age benefits does not have enough years of...

    Russia demands WTO consultations due to Ukrainian sanctions
    May21

    Russia demands WTO consultations due to Ukrainian sanctions

    The Russian Federation has sent a request to the Dispute Settlement Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) for consultations in connection with Ukrainian sanctions imposed against Russia, according to Russia`s Economic Development Minister Maxim Oreshkin, TASS reports. ”Russia`s representation to the WTO in Geneva has sent to the WTO`s...

    Ukrainian government approves deal with Turkey for passport-free travel
    May21

    Ukrainian government approves deal with Turkey for passport-free travel

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved an agreement with the Turkish government on Wednesday allowing their citizens to travel to each other`s countries without passports, according to Daily Sabah. Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman disclosed that the decision was accepted without discussion, Daily Sabah wrote. The deal was signed...

    PrivatBank`s Eurobond holders launch litigation in the London Court of International Arbitration
    May21

    PrivatBank`s Eurobond holders launch litigation in the London Court of International Arbitration

    A number of holders of PrivatBank`s Eurobonds have initiated litigation in the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) with the intention to challenge the forced conversion of their bonds into capital after PrivatBank`s nationalization, Managing Partner at Suprema Lex law firm Viktor Moroz told UNIAN. ”After the parties to the dispute...

    Russia deploys six nuclear warheads in Crimea
    May21

    Russia deploys six nuclear warheads in Crimea

    The Ukrainian president`s envoy to the Crimean Tatar people and Crimean Tatar leader, Ukrainian MP Mustafa Dzhemilev has said in an interview with UATV that Russia deployed six nuclear warheads in Crimea, according to LIGA.net. ”Crimea was turned into a military base … We even have information that there are now six nuclear warheads,” he...

    Ukrainian nuclear power plant operator confident of world-class fuel storage facility
    May20

    Ukrainian nuclear power plant operator confident of world-class fuel storage facility

    President of Energoatom, Ukrainian nuclear power plant operator, Yury Nedashkovsky has confirmed during his 10-day visit to the U.S. the progress in Holtec International`s preparations to build a Central Spent Fuel Storage Facility (CSFSF) at the site of the Chornobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine, according to World Nuclear News. The CSFSF will...

    NSDC hopes to cut sharply share of Ukrainian audience in Russian social networks
    May20

    NSDC hopes to cut sharply share of Ukrainian audience in Russian social networks

    The National Security and Defense Council hopes to reduce by several times the Ukrainian audience of Russian social networks, according to Valentyn Petrov, head of the information security service at the NSDC staff, 112 Ukraine TV channel reports. ”If we succeed in reducing the audience by two or three to five times, this will be a tangible...

    Ukraine to appeal London Court ruling on ”Yanukovych debt” Jun 10 – Danyliuk
    May20

    Ukraine to appeal London Court ruling on ”Yanukovych debt” Jun 10 – Danyliuk

    Ukraine`s Finance Ministry on June 10 will appeal the decision of the High Court of London on the Russian suit against Ukraine over the so-called $3 billion ”Yanukovych`s debt,” minister Oleksandr Danyliuk, told journalists. ”It`s going to be June 10… This is the day we will submit [an appeal],” he said, answering reporters` question....

    Cargill`s new Yuzhny terminal to bring over $30 mln to Ukraine`s coffers per year
    May20

    Cargill`s new Yuzhny terminal to bring over $30 mln to Ukraine`s coffers per year

    The new grain terminal of U.S. company Cargill being built at the port of Yuzhny will bring over UAH 600 million, or US$22.7 million, in taxes and about $8 million in port fees to Ukraine`s coffers annually. This was announced during an official ceremony when a contract was signed between the State Enterprise Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA)...

    Minibus carrying Ukrainian tourists overturns in Turkey`s Mugla, 17 wounded
    May20

    Minibus carrying Ukrainian tourists overturns in Turkey`s Mugla, 17 wounded

    Some 17 people were wounded on May 18 when a minibus carrying Ukrainian tourists overturned in the Aegean province of Mugla, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported, Hurriyet wrote. The minibus driven by Tuncay Gungor overturned in the Yaylasogut region on the Mugla-Denizli motorway, according to Hurriyet. A number of ambulances and rescue teams...

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