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    Ukraine to provide visa-on-arrival for Indian tourists
    Mar10

    Ukraine to provide visa-on-arrival for Indian tourists

    In a bid to boost bilateral ties, Ukraine has simplified the visa procedure for Indian travelers, according to The Hindu. Diplomatic sources confirmed to The Hindu that the new visa procedure for Indian travelers adopted by the Ukrainian government on March 1 will grant visa-on-arrival for certain categories of Indian travelers. ”Considering...

    Ukrainians in Feb sell $86 mln more currency than purchase
    Mar10

    Ukrainians in Feb sell $86 mln more currency than purchase

    Net sales of cash foreign currency by Ukrainians through the banking system amounted to $86 million in February, according to the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) website. In February, the banks sold $186.8 million of cash currency, buying $272.7 million over the same period, the NBU said. It is also reported that in January-February, Ukrainians...

    South Korean court throws president out of office, two dead in protest
    Mar10

    South Korean court throws president out of office, two dead in protest

    South Korea`s Constitutional Court removed President Park Geun-hye from office on Friday over a graft scandal involving the country`s conglomerates, sparking protests from her supporters two of whom were killed in clashes with police, according to Reuters. Park becomes South Korea`s first democratically elected leader to be forced from office,...

    FBI investigates “odd” computer link between Russian bank and Trump Organization
    Mar10

    FBI investigates “odd” computer link between Russian bank and Trump Organization

    Federal investigators and computer scientists continue to examine whether there was a computer server connection between the Trump Organization and a Russian bank, sources close to the investigation tell CNN. Questions about the possible connection were widely dismissed four months ago. But the FBI`s investigation remains open, the sources said,...

    U.S. Congress passes resolution on $150 mln for arming Ukraine
    Mar10

    U.S. Congress passes resolution on $150 mln for arming Ukraine

    Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada member Iryna Friz, who chairs the information systems security subcommittee of the Rada committee for national security and defense, announced that a resolution introduced by Rep. Liz Cheney on arming Ukraine passed the U.S. House of Representatives on March 8, 2017. See also: Canada renews military commitments to Ukraine...

    Oil edges off three-month low, but glut worries fester
    Mar10

    Oil edges off three-month low, but glut worries fester

    Crude prices inched up on Friday after dropping to their lowest in more than three months the session before, pressured by concerns that a global supply glut is proving stubbornly persistent, according to Reuters. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude (WTI) was up 37 cents, or 0.8 percent, at $49.65 a barrel at 0604 GMT, Reuters said. It fell below...

    Ukraine smelts 3 mln tonnes of steel less in H2 2016 due to railcar shortage
    Mar10

    Ukraine smelts 3 mln tonnes of steel less in H2 2016 due to railcar shortage

    Head of the Ukrmetprom Association Oleksandr Kalenkov says Ukrainian steelmakers smelted about 3 million tonnes of steel less in the second half of 2016 due to JSC Ukrzaliznytsia (UZ) railways operator`s bad performance, according to the Ukrainian-based media outlet RBC-Ukraine. ”In the second half of the year, Ukrzaliznytsia`s operation was the...

    Ukrainian ports` potential assessed by Japan International Cooperation Agency
    Mar10

    Ukrainian ports` potential assessed by Japan International Cooperation Agency

    The seaport ”Yuzhnyi” has the greatest development potential among Ukrainian seaports. It is proved by transport system and logistics analysis of the Southern region, conducted by the working group of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), according to UkrAgroConsult. Among other things, traffic forecast and attractive projects of...

    Tusk reelected President of EU Council
    Mar10

    Tusk reelected President of EU Council

    Donald Tusk has been re-elected President of the European Council, the Prime Minister of Luxembourg has confirmed, according to Euronews. The issue was high on the agenda at today`s EU summit (March 9), Euronews reports. His mandate ends on May 31, but was widely expected to be renewed for two and a half years. Issues on a local political level...

    Russian troops attacked 177 times Ukrainian positions in Donbas in last 48 hours
    Mar10

    Russian troops attacked 177 times Ukrainian positions in Donbas in last 48 hours

    Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 69 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size ”The town of Maryinka, and the villages of Chermalyk and Pavlopil in the Mariupol sector came under mortar fire, while grenade launchers...

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