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    Head of the EU Delegation in Ukraine comments on terms of visa liberalization, ratification of Association deal
    Dec27

    Head of the EU Delegation in Ukraine comments on terms of visa liberalization, ratification of Association deal

    Head of the EU Delegation in Ukraine Hugues Mingarelli has told Realist Online he hopes that in the first half of 2017, a visa-free regime for Ukraine will enter into force and the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement will be ratified. The EU Council adopted a decision, which is legally binding both for Ukraine and the EU, according to Mingarelli,...

    Ukraine`s international reserves amounts to $15.7 bln – National Bank of Ukraine
    Dec27

    Ukraine`s international reserves amounts to $15.7 bln – National Bank of Ukraine

    The volume of Ukraine`s international reserves to date is about $15.7 billion, and this amount is sufficient for National Bank to carry out interventions in order to smooth down currency fluctuations and fulfill the government`s obligations, according to the regulator`s comments on the situation in the currency market. ”The National Bank has...

    Ukraine’s TAS Group acquires Universal Bank from Eurobank Group
    Dec27

    Ukraine’s TAS Group acquires Universal Bank from Eurobank Group

    The parties are confident that the transaction will contribute to the consolidation and further stable growth of banking sector of Ukraine, reads the statement released by the press service of TAS Group, owned by Serhiy Tihipko. ”TAS Group and Eurobank Ergasias S.A. (”Eurobank”) hereby announce that the acquisition of Eurobank`s Ukrainian...

    FSB general dealing with classified documents at Rosneft found dead in car in Moscow
    Dec27

    FSB general dealing with classified documents at Rosneft found dead in car in Moscow

    Russian FSB General Oleg Yerovinkin, 61, who headed a department at Russia`s oil giant Rosneft and was ex-head of the Office of Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin, was found dead in a car in the center of Moscow on Monday morning, according to Life.ru. The death of Rosneft`s manager was confirmed by a spokesman for the company in an interview with Russian...

    Talks between Savchenko and self-proclaimed republics out of law – Ukrainian Deputy Justice Minister
    Dec27

    Talks between Savchenko and self-proclaimed republics out of law – Ukrainian Deputy Justice Minister

    Ukrainian Deputy Justice Minister Natalia Sevostyanova has commented on a meeting between Ukrainian Member of Parliament Nadiia Savchenko and militant leaders of the self-proclaimed republics in Donbas, saying that unauthorized individuals` participation in such talks is not legal, according to Channel 112 Ukraine. ”In my opinion it is...

    Court to consider Gazprom`s appeal on decision of Ukraine Anti-Monopoly Committee over UAH 172 bln fine January 18
    Dec27

    Court to consider Gazprom`s appeal on decision of Ukraine Anti-Monopoly Committee over UAH 172 bln fine January 18

    Russian gas monopoly Gazprom has filed an appeal against the court`s decision granting the Anti-Monopoly Committee of Ukraine the right to impose a UAH 171.932 billion fine against the company for violations of the anti-trust legislation of Ukraine. The hearing is scheduled for January 18, according to the website of Kyiv Economic Court of...

    Head of the Supreme Court of Ukraine: only 5% of court decisions executed in Ukraine in past 20 years
    Dec27

    Head of the Supreme Court of Ukraine: only 5% of court decisions executed in Ukraine in past 20 years

    Head of the Supreme Court of Ukraine Yaroslav Romanyuk has told RBC Ukraine that only 5% of all court rulings issued in Ukraine have been executed, while the authorities deliberately delay such execution. ”Over the past 20 years, the level of execution of court decisions has not exceeded 5%. This is being done deliberately. Courts issue their...

    Deposit Guarantee Fund admits poor results in recovering failed banks` assets
    Dec27

    Deposit Guarantee Fund admits poor results in recovering failed banks` assets

    The government has paid out more than UAH 80 billion ($3 billion) to Ukrainian customers with insured deposits in the nation`s 80 collapsed banks since 2014. But little of that money, and as well another $5 billion in losses from uninsured deposits, has come from bank owners, managers and shareholders, who pocketed billions of dollars of...

    Russia`s new ambassador to Turkey may become Mikhail Babich, one whom Ukraine refused to accept – media
    Dec27

    Russia`s new ambassador to Turkey may become Mikhail Babich, one whom Ukraine refused to accept – media

    Russian president`s envoy in the Privolzhye federal district Mikhail Babich, whom Moscow tried to appoint the ambassador to Ukraine, may now become the new ambassador of the Russian Federation to Turkey, Dozhd TV channel reports citing two sources close to the Kremlin. Babich will take over the post of Andrei Karlov, who was assassinated December...

    Two Ukrainian soldiers, who earlier reported missing, captured by Russian militants, taken to occupied Luhansk
    Dec27

    Two Ukrainian soldiers, who earlier reported missing, captured by Russian militants, taken to occupied Luhansk

    Two Ukrainian troops who earlier went missing in the zone of the Anti-Terrorist Operation are confirmed to have been captured by militants in Luhansk region, the ATO HQ has told TSN news service. ”At about 16:00 on December 26, 2016, two soldiers from a military unit deployed in Luhansk region took the wrong turn near the Zolote checkpoint while...

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