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    Ukraine`s “friend” Paolo Alli elected president of NATO Parliamentary Assembly
    Nov22

    Ukraine`s “friend” Paolo Alli elected president of NATO Parliamentary Assembly

    Italian lawmaker Paolo Alli was elected Monday as new President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly for at least one year at the organization`s Annual Session in Turkey, taking over at the helm from US Congressman Michael R. Turner, according to the NATO PA website. ”I am proud and humbled at being entrusted with such a great responsibility and...

    Ukraine`s SBU detains two army defectors who served in the Russian army after Crimea occupation. Video
    Nov22

    Ukraine`s SBU detains two army defectors who served in the Russian army after Crimea occupation. Video

    The Ukrainian SBU Security Service says that the two men who have recently been detained at the administrative border between mainland Ukraine and Russia-occupied Crimea are defectors who chose to serve in the Russian army after the occupation. ”The two deserters have not been abducted – they have been arrested while crossing the Chonhar...

    Putin explains why Russia reacts to NATO expansion with concern
    Nov22

    Putin explains why Russia reacts to NATO expansion with concern

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says the practice of decision-making at NATO raises Moscow`s concern and forces the Russians to take countermeasures. ”Why do we respond to the expansion of NATO so acutely? We are concerned about the practice of [their] decision-making. I know the way they take decisions. When a country becomes a NATO member...

    Normandy Four foreign ministers to meet late in November
    Nov21

    Normandy Four foreign ministers to meet late in November

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have agreed over the phone that the Normandy Four foreign ministers will meet late in November. The two leaders also discussed the implementation of the Minsk peace agreements on Donbas, the Ukrainian president`s press service said on Monday. They noted escalation in Donbas...

    Chinese solar firm to build plant in Chornobyl exclusion zone
    Nov21

    Chinese solar firm to build plant in Chornobyl exclusion zone

    Two Chinese firms plan to build a solar power plant in the exclusion zone around the Chernobyl (Chornobyl) nuclear reactor, which has been off limits since a devastating explosion contaminated the region with deadly radiation in 1986, according to Reuters. GCL System Integration Technology (GCL-SI), a subsidiary of the GCL Group, said it would...

    Gas transit through Ukraine to grow by almost 20% in 2016 – Ukrtransgaz
    Nov21

    Gas transit through Ukraine to grow by almost 20% in 2016 – Ukrtransgaz

    Ukrtransgaz, operator of the Ukraine`s gas transportation system, expects growth of natural gas transit through the country`s territory in 2016 to 80 billion cubic meters (bcm), which is 19% year-on-year Ukrtransgaz spokesperson Maksym Bilyavskiy wrote on Facebook. ”We expect growth in annual [gas] transit volume to Europe to 80 bcm – it is 19%...

    Energoatom to load Westinghouse fuel in Zaporizhia NPP power units in 2017
    Nov21

    Energoatom to load Westinghouse fuel in Zaporizhia NPP power units in 2017

    Ukraine`s Energoatom, the operator of all nuclear power plants across the country, will load Westinghouse nuclear fuel at power units No. 1, 3 and 4 of Zaporizhia nuclear power plant (NPP) in 2017, according to the press service of the State Scientific and Technical Center for Nuclear and Radiation Safety, with reference to head of the State...

    Organizers of attempted coup in Montenegro participated in Crimea occupation
    Nov21

    Organizers of attempted coup in Montenegro participated in Crimea occupation

    The organizers of the failed coup during the elections in Montenegro took part in the operation of the Russian Federation for organization of Crimea occupation, according to Krym.Realii, which has a video conversation on Skype of one of the accused in the leadership of a subversive group suspected of plotting a coup – the founder of the radical...

    ”No collapse to ensue”: Ukraine`s Finance Minister says no urgent need for IMF money
    Nov21

    ”No collapse to ensue”: Ukraine`s Finance Minister says no urgent need for IMF money

    Ukraine`s Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk has assured that Ukraine economy is not in an urgent need for more funds from the country`s key donor, the International Monetary Fund. ”No collapse is going to ensue,” the minister told Ukrainian newspaper Ekonomichna Pravda, when asked about pssible consequences for Ukraine if the IMF failes to...

    Large-scale privatization: Groysman invites Croatia to invest in Ukraine
    Nov21

    Large-scale privatization: Groysman invites Croatia to invest in Ukraine

    Ukraine starts large-scale privatization and invites Croatia to invest in the Ukrainian economy, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said during the Ukrainian-Croatian Business Forum. The business forum was held under the chairmanship of the heads of governments of Ukraine and Croatia Volodymyr Groysman and Andrej Plenkovic, gathering...

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