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    Trump nominates ”Mad Dog” Mattis to Secretary of Defense
    Dec07

    Trump nominates ”Mad Dog” Mattis to Secretary of Defense

    President-elect Donald J. Trump on Tuesday announced his intent to nominate General James Mattis, retired U.S. Marine Corps four-star general, who criticizes Russian aggression in Ukraine, to serve as Secretary of the United States Department of Defense, according to the President-Elect Donald J. Trump`s website. ”I am proud to nominate General...

    Ukrainian grain exports reach nearly 19 mln tonnes
    Dec07

    Ukrainian grain exports reach nearly 19 mln tonnes

    Ukrainian agrarians from the beginning of the 2016-2017 marketing year (July 2016 – June 2017) have exported 18.8 million tonnes of grain, according to the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food. In particular, 10.2 million tonnes of wheat was exported, barley – about 4 million tonnes, and corn – some 4.6 million tonnes....

    Ukraine to chair UN Security Council in February 2017
    Dec07

    Ukraine to chair UN Security Council in February 2017

    Ukraine`s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko will become Chairman of the UN Security Council in February 2017. ”In February 2017, Ambassador of Ukraine to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko will chair the UN Security Council,” according to the Russian-speaking UN account on Twitter. As reported earlier, Ukraine...

    EU plans to check all travelers at external borders
    Dec07

    EU plans to check all travelers at external borders

    The European Commission welcomes the agreement reached on December 5 by the European Parliament and the Council on the Commission`s proposal to introduce mandatory systematic checks of all travelers, including EU citizens, against relevant databases when crossing the EU`s external borders, according to a statement of the European Commission. The...

    Rada votes for increased excise duties, taxes
    Dec07

    Rada votes for increased excise duties, taxes

    The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine`s parliament, has adopted a bill as a basis to raise excise duties on alcohol and tobacco and increase rates of some taxes. In particular, lawmakers passed amendments to the Tax Code, which suggest a number of changes in administering VAT, raising rates of excise duties, environmental tax, royalties, and rates for the...

    No peace deal with Gazprom to come in Stockholm arbitration – Naftogaz CEO
    Dec07

    No peace deal with Gazprom to come in Stockholm arbitration – Naftogaz CEO

    Andriy Kobolev, the CEO of Ukraine`s state-owned oil and gas company Naftogaz, does not consider the possibility of reaching an amicable agreement in gas dispute with the Russian gas monopoly Gazprom in the Stockholm arbitration court. ”There were no attempts of a settlement agreement, and it is impossible in this situation, since there is a...

    EU bans imports of Ukrainian poultry due to bird flu
    Dec06

    EU bans imports of Ukrainian poultry due to bird flu

    The European Union has banned imports of Ukrainian poultry meat and products from it due to the registered case of bird flu in Kherson region, the press service of the State Service for Food Safety and Consumer Protection reported. It is also reported that Hong Kong imposed a ban on the supply of Ukrainian eggs. According to the press service,...

    Naftogaz CEO: New gas pipelines bypassing Ukraine to reduce cost of domestic GTS fivefold
    Dec06

    Naftogaz CEO: New gas pipelines bypassing Ukraine to reduce cost of domestic GTS fivefold

    The construction of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline in the form of two lines and the Nord Stream 2, which is actively lobbied by the Russian gas monopoly Gazprom, will deprive Ukraine of a $ billion income a year, as well as lower almost fivefold the cost of the Ukrainian gas transportation system (GTS), Naftogaz CEO Andriy Kobolev told one of...

    Ukraine celebrating Day of Armed Forces
    Dec06

    Ukraine celebrating Day of Armed Forces

    Today, December 6, the country is celebrating the Day of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. On this day, back in 1991, the Law of Ukraine was adopted On the Armed Forces of Ukraine. See also: The Day of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was established with a resolution of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in...

    Stoltenberg: No accord reached at last two meetings of NATO-Russia Council
    Dec06

    Stoltenberg: No accord reached at last two meetings of NATO-Russia Council

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said that NATO and the Russian Federation still have differences in the positions regarding Ukraine, but the Alliance will continue to advocate for the frank dialogue with Russia. ”As we decided in Warsaw at the Summit we agreed to have a focused and meaningful dialogue with Russia,” said Stoltenberg. ...

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