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    French presidential candidate Le Pen states that Russian annexation of Crimea is not illegal
    Jan03

    French presidential candidate Le Pen states that Russian annexation of Crimea is not illegal

    Russia-friendly French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen told the BFMTV television channel on Tuesday, January 03, 2017 that Crimean annexation was legal, and France and Russia must establish “strategic relations”: “I do not think that (Crimea’s) reunification (with Russia) was illegitimate.” “A referendum was...

    NBU limits cash payments by individuals to UAH 50,000 per day
    Jan03

    NBU limits cash payments by individuals to UAH 50,000 per day

    The National Bank of Ukraine(NBU) sets in its Board Resolution No. 407 to lower the upper threshold for settlement of payments in cash for individuals from UAH 150,000 to UAH 50,000 000 per one business day. On the official website NBU explains that setting an upper limit on cash payments will ensure regular cash supplies to the banking system...

    The OSCE Chairman Sebastian Kurz visits Donbas warzone
    Jan03

    The OSCE Chairman Sebastian Kurz visits Donbas warzone

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine reports that on January 3, 2017, the OSCE Chairman, Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Austria Sebastian Kurz arrived to Ukraine, met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin in the Dnipro airport and went to Mariupol. FMs of #Ukraine and #Austria...

    Ukraine to produce NATO standard weaponry M4 Carbine in cooperation with U.S. company
    Jan03

    Ukraine to produce NATO standard weaponry M4 Carbine in cooperation with U.S. company

    Press-service of concern UkrObornProm reports that the U.S. company Areoscraft discusses with the Ukrainian State Enterprise “Ukroboronservice” (part of concern “UkrObornProm”) the produce of M4 carbines model WAC47 in Ukraine. This project is to equip the Ukrainian army with NATO standard weaponry produced in Ukraine by Ukraine and for Ukraine....

    Gas transit through Ukraine increased in 2016
    Jan03

    Gas transit through Ukraine increased in 2016

    PJSC Ukrtransgaz reports that transit of natural gas through Ukrainian gas transportation system (GTS) increased compared with 2015 by 22.5% . Gas transit through Ukraine in the end of 2016 increased by 24.5% compared with the end of 2015. In December 2016 through Ukraine to Europe were transited 8.035 billion cubic meters of gas. Through...

    U.S. not to support any agreement that does not guarantee full independence of Ukraine – John McCain
    Jan03

    U.S. not to support any agreement that does not guarantee full independence of Ukraine – John McCain

    U.S. Senator John McCain is confident that Congress will not support any initiative of Donald Trump that can harm Ukraine or the Baltic States. McCain stated in an interview with the TSN that the U.S. Congress will not approve actions that will harm the freedom and independence of Ukraine or the Baltic States. Answering the question whether...

    Russian militants massively used mortars near Mariupol, attacked in all sectors
    Jan03

    Russian militants massively used mortars near Mariupol, attacked in all sectors

    Main events in the Mariupol sector took place in the evening of January 1. The enemy massively used mortar launchers in Pavlopil – Shyrokyne frontline area. Over 70 mortar shells were launched at Ukrainian positions. Militants were firing from light weapons almost all day long. Moreover, two hostile attacks took place in Mariinka and Novotroitske...

    Ministers  of Ukraine and Austria to discuss deployment of armed OSCE police mission in Donbas
    Jan02

    Ministers of Ukraine and Austria to discuss deployment of armed OSCE police mission in Donbas

    The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry reports that on January 3-4, 2017, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin, and the OSCE Chairman, Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Austria Sebastian Kurz to provide working visit to Donetsk Region. The head of the Austrian Foreign Ministry at the beginning of the...

    In 2016 Ukraine reduced gas import and there are 11.993 billion cubic meters reserves of natural gas – PJSC Ukrtransgaz
    Jan02

    In 2016 Ukraine reduced gas import and there are 11.993 billion cubic meters reserves of natural gas – PJSC Ukrtransgaz

    PJSC Ukrtransgaz reports that import of gas in 2016 was reduced by 5.4 billion cubic meters. In the end of 2016 gas was imported from Slovakia(1.3 billion cubic meters), Hungary (227 million cubic meters), Poland (129.7 million cubic meters). In the beginning of 2017 reserves of natural gas in underground storage facilities are in the amount of...

    Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy named Ukraine among twelve things to guide the work in 2017
    Jan02

    Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy named Ukraine among twelve things to guide the work in 2017

    Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, wrote about Ukraine in her article “Twelve things to bring with us in 2017”. On her official website High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy wrote “In Easter Europe, on the side of...

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