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    One of sepat ”Donetsk People`s Republic” founders dies in Donetsk
    Mar13

    One of sepat ”Donetsk People`s Republic” founders dies in Donetsk

    Vladimir Makovich, one of the ”founders” of the ”DPR” terrorist organization (the self-proclaimed Donetsk People`s Republic) died in the city of Donetsk on March 12, according to Novosti Donbassa media outlet referring to one of the former so-called leaders of the ”DPR foreign ministry” Boris Borisov. ”They write that Makovich has died in...

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine March 6 – March 12, 2017
    Mar13

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine March 6 – March 12, 2017

    The German Marshall Fund of the United States (USA) : Three Questions with Dr. Agnieszka Łada - 10 March 2017, 20:01 Kleptocracy Initiative (USA) : Why Should U.S. Taxpayers Fund a Pushback Against Russia in Europe? - 10 March 2017, 19:45 Center on Global Interests (USA) : U.S. House Authorizes $150 Million for Lethal Weapons for Ukraine in...

    Ukraine significantly increases import of oil products
    Mar13

    Ukraine significantly increases import of oil products

    Ukraine in January-February 2017 imported oil products by $582.5 million, which is 72% more than in the same period last year, the State Fiscal Service reports. According to the agency, imports of oil products from Belarus amounted to $285.1 million (48.9% of the cost of imports of oil products), from Russia – $158.2 million (27.1%), from Greece...

    United Nations warns of possible threat of chemical disaster in eastern Ukraine
    Mar12

    United Nations warns of possible threat of chemical disaster in eastern Ukraine

    The United Nations has raised the alarm over the threat of a possible chemical disaster due to the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) reported. A UN human rights expert said in a statement issued on March 10 that fighting has been underway in areas where large chemical and industrial facilities are...

    International Committee of the Red Cross head alarmed at deteriorating conditions for civilians on front line in Donbas
    Mar12

    International Committee of the Red Cross head alarmed at deteriorating conditions for civilians on front line in Donbas

    The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer, has concluded a five-day visit to Ukraine. With hundreds of thousands of people living in towns and villages close to the front line, he expressed alarm about their living conditions following the dramatic increase in fighting in eastern Ukraine since the...

    First election in Donbas, then Ukraine regains control of these territories – Head of EU Delegation
    Mar12

    First election in Donbas, then Ukraine regains control of these territories – Head of EU Delegation

    Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine Hug Mingarelli says local elections in certain Russian-occupied areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions can be held if the Ukrainian political parties and media are free to participate in the campaign, according to his interview with UNIAN news agency. ”Local election can be held when the...

    UN warns of worst humanitarian crisis since 1945 with 20 mln starving
    Mar12

    UN warns of worst humanitarian crisis since 1945 with 20 mln starving

    The world faces the largest humanitarian crisis since the United Nations was founded in 1945, with more than 20 million people in four countries facing starvation and famine, the UN humanitarian chief said on March 10, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). Stephen O`Brien told the UN Security Council that ”without collective and...

    Putin`s fan shot by Canadian police after trying to attack a policeman with a knife. His last Facebook post: “Russia will defeat everybody!”
    Mar11

    Putin`s fan shot by Canadian police after trying to attack a policeman with a knife. His last Facebook post: “Russia will defeat everybody!”

    Deputy Chief of Edmonton Police Service Kevin Brezinski said police received two calls of a driver they believed to be impaired. Both the suspect and the officer got out of their vehicles. A six-year veteran of the force pulled over the vehicle at 1:43 p.m. “Once the vehicle was stopped, the police officer and the driver of the vehicle both...

    Ukrainian banks show profitable performance in Jan 2017
    Mar11

    Ukrainian banks show profitable performance in Jan 2017

    Ukrainian solvent banks in January 2017 received UAH 338 million in net profit against UAH 890 million in net loss year-over-year (y-o-y), according to the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) website. Banking profitability in January 2017 stemmed primarily from an increase of net interest income by 29.5% y-o-y (to UAH 4.131 million, and net fee and...

    Journalist says Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine allegedly lenient with Russian banks
    Mar11

    Journalist says Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine allegedly lenient with Russian banks

    Journalist and economic expert Oleksandr Dubinsky says Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Valeryia Gontareva was too lenient with Russian banks set to expand their presence in the occupied areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions (ORDLO), also known as the self-proclaimed Luhansk and Donetsk People`s Republics, ”LPR” and ”DPR,” according...

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