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    European Court annuls part of sanctions against Putin`s friend Rotenberg. Document
    Dec01

    European Court annuls part of sanctions against Putin`s friend Rotenberg. Document

    The General Court of the European Union on November 30 declared unfounded EU sanctions against Russian businessman and President Putin`s friend Arkady Rotenberg, which were in force from July 2014 to March 2015. General Court of the European Union from Hanna Minenko ”By today`s judgement, the General Court partly upholds the action for annulment...

    Jets can`t take off from Putin`s only aircraft carrier – The Times
    Dec01

    Jets can`t take off from Putin`s only aircraft carrier – The Times

    The majority of the planes on Russia`s only aircraft carrier have been flown to a base in Syria after they had difficulties launching at sea, a defence source said yesterday, according to The Times. ”The lack of a catapult system on board the Admiral Kuznetsov has hampered the ability of pilots to operate at sea, forcing them to carry fewer...

    Ukraine Cabinet approves Concept of health care reform
    Dec01

    Ukraine Cabinet approves Concept of health care reform

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine at its Wednesday meeting approved the Concept of health care reform and a number of regulations aimed at its implementation, an UNIAN correspondent reports. ”The decision has been adopted,” said Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman. Ahead of the passing of the Concept, Deputy Health Minister Pavlo Kovtoniuk noted...

    Cabinet approves EIB project worth EUR 400 mln to support small and medium-sized businesses
    Dec01

    Cabinet approves EIB project worth EUR 400 mln to support small and medium-sized businesses

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has approved the implementation of the joint project with the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support small and medium-sized businesses and companies with average capitalization levels, the loan for the implementation of which amounts to EUR 400 million. According to the website of the Ministry of Finance, it...

    ”No one will tell us what to do!”: Ukraine not to cancel drills near Crimea following Russian threats
    Dec01

    ”No one will tell us what to do!”: Ukraine not to cancel drills near Crimea following Russian threats

    Threats cannot thwart Ukraine`s plans concerning military exercises, a spokesman for the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine on ATO issues Andriy Lysenko told a Kyiv briefing Wednesday, answering a question on Russia`s alleged threats to conduct a missile strike if Ukraine pursued with its plans to hold missile exercises near the temporarily occupied...

    Kerry knows what prevents Russia from ”marching to Kyiv”
    Dec01

    Kerry knows what prevents Russia from ”marching to Kyiv”

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says these are U.S. sanctions that prevented Russia from thinking about an ”easy path to march to Kyiv.” ”Across the ocean, we`ve been steadfast in backing a democratic Ukraine, and those who complain should look at the reality that our sanctions, our engagement, our support for Ukraine actually prevented Russia...

    Naftogaz gets state guarantees for $500 mln loan for gas purchase
    Dec01

    Naftogaz gets state guarantees for $500 mln loan for gas purchase

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has approved the granting of state guarantees in the amount of about $500 million to Ukraine`s oil and gas giant NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine in order to attract a World Bank loan for the purchase and pumping of natural gas in the autumn-winter period. Presenting the need for the provision of guarantees, First Vice...

    Ukraine terminates broadcasting deal with Russia
    Dec01

    Ukraine terminates broadcasting deal with Russia

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has canceled agreements with the Russian government on cooperation in the field of television and radio broadcasting and on cooperation in the information area. The decision was made at a Government`s Wednesday meeting, an UNIAN correspondent reports. The motion was submitted by Minister of Information Policy...

    Ukraine forces attacked 31 times in last day; shelled from tanks, mortars in Mariupol sector
    Nov30

    Ukraine forces attacked 31 times in last day; shelled from tanks, mortars in Mariupol sector

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 31 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size ”In the Mariupol sector, the militants opened fire from mortars on the village of Shyrokyne and the town of Krasnohorivka,...

    CIA chief warns of possible disaster if Trump reconsiders policy toward Iran and Russia
    Nov30

    CIA chief warns of possible disaster if Trump reconsiders policy toward Iran and Russia

    The director of the Central Intelligence Agency has warned U.S. President-elect Donald Trump that halting the Iran nuclear deal would be ”disastrous” and ”the height of folly”, according to the BBC. ”I think it would be disastrous. It really would,” Mr. Brennan said in a BBC interview. ”First of all for one administration to tear up an agreement...

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