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    Ukraine, Turkey sign deal allowing mutual travel with plastic ID cards
    Mar14

    Ukraine, Turkey sign deal allowing mutual travel with plastic ID cards

    Ukraine and Turkey have signed an agreement on mutual trips of citizens, holders of plastic ID cards, according to the Government portal. An agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the Republic of Turkey on amending the intergovernmental agreement on the terms of mutual trips of citizens was signed on Tuesday...

    Ukrainian Parliament ratifies Canada-Ukraine free trade area
    Mar14

    Ukrainian Parliament ratifies Canada-Ukraine free trade area

    The Verkhovna Rada ratified the agreement on the establishment of a free trade area between Ukraine and Canada (CUFTA), which will open for the Ukrainian producers free access to 98% of the Canadian market. Today`s Parliament vote for a corresponding decision saw support of 272 MPs with a minimum threshold of 226 deputies required. ”The free...

    Infrastructure minister confirms Ryanair to enter Ukraine market
    Mar14

    Infrastructure minister confirms Ryanair to enter Ukraine market

    Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan says Europe`s largest low-cost air carrier, Ryanair, has decided to enter the Ukrainian market, according to the minister`s Facebook page. Omelyan also announced his joint press conference with Ryanair`s Chief Commercial Officer, scheduled on March 15. ”On March 15, a joint press conference with...

    Kenya looking for suppliers of 450,000 tonnes of maize in Ukraine
    Mar14

    Kenya looking for suppliers of 450,000 tonnes of maize in Ukraine

    The government of Kenya has announced plans to buy 450,000 tonnes of yellow maize from Ukraine March through May 2017, according to the Ukrainian Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry`s press service. These plans were disclosed in a letter sent by Ukraine`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry. In this connection, the...

    Protests sweep across Ukraine after governement aressted and beat 43 activists who blocked trade with separatists in Donbas
    Mar14

    Protests sweep across Ukraine after governement aressted and beat 43 activists who blocked trade with separatists in Donbas

    Ukraine saw a wave of rallies overnight Tuesday as a public response to the law enforcers` move to detain 43 activists of the Donbas trade blockade at a staged a checkpoint at Kryvy Torets railway station in Donetsk region. TSN news service collected reports on the night protests from across Ukraine. Earlier, police on March 13 detained 43 men...

    Court of Appeals refuses to increase Nasirov`s bail to UAH 2 bln
    Mar14

    Court of Appeals refuses to increase Nasirov`s bail to UAH 2 bln

    Kyiv`s Court of Appeals on Monday has left unchanged the decision of Kyiv`s Solomyansky District Court on taking Chairman of Ukraine`s State Fiscal Service (SFS) Roman Nasirov, who has been charged with abuse of power, into a pre-trial custody for the period of two months, with a bail set at UAH 100 million, according to an UNIAN correspondent....

    Turkey suspends high-level diplomatic ties with Dutch, mulls EU immigration deal review
    Mar14

    Turkey suspends high-level diplomatic ties with Dutch, mulls EU immigration deal review

    Turkey will not allow the Dutch ambassador to Ankara to return to Turkey and has suspended high-level diplomatic relations between the two countries, deputy Turkish Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus announced in Ankara on Monday as a disagreement between the two countries escalated, according to CNN. Turkey`s action came after the Netherlands`...

    Russia deploys spec-op forces close to Libya border – media
    Mar14

    Russia deploys spec-op forces close to Libya border – media

    Russia appears to have deployed special forces to an airbase in western Egypt near the border with Libya in recent days, U.S., Egyptian and diplomatic sources say, a move that would add to U.S. concerns about Moscow`s deepening role in Libya, Reuters wrote in an exclusive report. The U.S. officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the...

    RFE/RL: EU Commissioner says Gazprom appears set to comply with antitrust rules
    Mar14

    RFE/RL: EU Commissioner says Gazprom appears set to comply with antitrust rules

    EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager says Russia`s state-run gas giant Gazprom appears ready to comply with European Union rules in order to end a five-year antitrust case and avoid fines, according to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). Vestager said on March 13 that Gazprom`s commitments met its objectives regarding...

    War-damaged Avdiyivka again connected to power grids – local authorities
    Mar14

    War-damaged Avdiyivka again connected to power grids – local authorities

    Local authorities in Ukrainian-controlled areas in Donetsk region in the country`s east have reported the town of Avdiyivka, which has recently encountered numerous attacks by Russia`s hybrid military forces, has again been connected to the power grids, however, some more damaged sections were revealed while the power lines were being repaired....

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