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    France`s Hollande says ready to take part in four-way Ukraine talks – Reuters
    Oct13

    France`s Hollande says ready to take part in four-way Ukraine talks – Reuters

    French President Francois Hollande is ready to take part in talks over the Ukraine crisis with the leaders of Russia, Germany and Ukraine in the coming days, his office said on Thursday, according to Reuters. Hollande hopes a roadmap defining steps that would eventually give Ukraine back control over its border with Russia could be outlined soon,...

    Naftogaz assures it has enough gas for all consumers
    Oct13

    Naftogaz assures it has enough gas for all consumers

    Naftogaz assures it has enough gas for all consumers ”A total of 14.75 bcm has been pumped [into USFs]. The volume is sufficient to meet Naftogaz`s contractual obligations to supply gas to all categories of the consumers,” Pereloma said during an intercom meeting of the government. He noted that Naftogaz was prepared for the heating season and...

    Reuters: Oil prices fall on higher OPEC output, rise in U.S. crude stocks
    Oct13

    Reuters: Oil prices fall on higher OPEC output, rise in U.S. crude stocks

    Oil prices fell on Thursday after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) said its production had risen to the highest level in at least eight years and following reports of an increase in U.S. crude stockpiles, according to Reuters. Brent crude futures were trading at $51.46 per barrel at 0645 GMT, down 35 cents, or 0.68%,...

    PACE passes two resolutions on Ukraine
    Oct13

    PACE passes two resolutions on Ukraine

    ”We sincerely thank the rapporteurs, true defenders of PACE values – Zelienkova and Beck – on behalf of the Ukrainian delegates and all the colleagues. As we have seen commitments to PACE principles, high-class European policy and responsibility in their reports,” Gerashchenko wrote. The first resolution was supported by 82 PACE members, while...

    National Guard granted observer status in Association of European and Mediterranean gendarmeries and police forces with military status (FIEP)
    Oct13

    National Guard granted observer status in Association of European and Mediterranean gendarmeries and police forces with military status (FIEP)

    Ukrainian National Guard has been granted Observer status in the Association of the European and Mediterranean Gendarmeries and Police Forces with Military Status (FIEP) at a summit in Bucharest. This transitional status is granted for a year. Its goals are to deepen cooperation and fulfil all the necessary requirements to receive full membership...

    Putin admits impact of anti-Russian sanctions
    Oct13

    Putin admits impact of anti-Russian sanctions

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has admitted the impact of ”notorious sanctions” introduced against Russia, according to an UNIAN correspondent based in Moscow. ”We often repeat like a mantra these days that the notorious sanctions are having little impact. But they do have an impact. We feel this above all in restrictions on technology...

    U.S. military strikes Yemen after missile attacks on U.S. Navy ship
    Oct13

    U.S. military strikes Yemen after missile attacks on U.S. Navy ship

    The U.S. military launched cruise missile strikes on Thursday to knock out three coastal radar sites in areas of Yemen controlled by Iran-aligned Houthi forces, retaliating after failed missile attacks this week on a U.S. Navy destroyer, U.S. officials said, according to Reuters. The strikes, authorized by President Barack Obama, represent...

    Ukraine`s nuclear giant sees 5% rise in revenue from electricity sales in nine months
    Oct13

    Ukraine`s nuclear giant sees 5% rise in revenue from electricity sales in nine months

    State-run national nuclear energy company Energoatom, which operates all nuclear power plants in Ukraine, saw a 5% increase in revenue from electricity sales January through September 2016 from the same period last year, to UAH 29.514 billion, or US$1.14 billion, according to a corporate report. The payments Energoatom received from the wholesale...

    Poroshenko, Biden discuss anti-Russian sanctions, Minsk implementation
    Oct13

    Poroshenko, Biden discuss anti-Russian sanctions, Minsk implementation

    Ukrainian President Petro Porosheko has had a telephone conversation with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden to discuss the implementation of the Minsk peace agreements on Donbas and sanctions against Russia. ”The parties discussed the elements of the `road map` on the implementation of the Minsk agreements for ending the occupation of Donbas....

    Putin: No Donbas settlement until Minsk II political provisions implemented
    Oct12

    Putin: No Donbas settlement until Minsk II political provisions implemented

    Russian President Vladimir Putin claims there will be no peace settlement in Donbas until the political provisions of Minsk II agreements have been implemented. ”They always claim that all this [the political provisions of the Minsk II agreements] cannot be done as fighting is still on in the conflict zone in Donbas. But on September 9, the...

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