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    Russia suspends another nuclear deal with U.S.
    Oct06

    Russia suspends another nuclear deal with U.S.

    Russia is suspending the Russian-U.S. Agreement on Cooperation in Nuclear- and Energy-Related Scientific Research and Development, according to the Russian Government website. The Agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Russian Federation on Cooperation in Nuclear- and Energy-Related Scientific...

    IMF recommends broader powers of Ukraine`s securities market regulator
    Oct06

    IMF recommends broader powers of Ukraine`s securities market regulator

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has recommended that Ukraine should enable the National Securities and Stock Market Commission (NSSMC) to conduct audits of any legal entity or individual to determine compliance with securities laws, demand and have access to information such as banking secrecy, and investigate violations on the capital...

    Germany`s ex-Chancellor Schroeder gets top position at Gazprom subsidiary
    Oct05

    Germany`s ex-Chancellor Schroeder gets top position at Gazprom subsidiary

    Ex-Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder now chairs the Board of the new company Nord Stream 2, which is part of the Russian energy giant Gazprom, according to Tagesspiel. Former Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder took over the chairmanship of the Board of the energy company Nord Stream 2, the one that works to expand the gas pipeline from Russia to Germany....

    Ukraine`s General Staff outlines demobilization priorities
    Oct05

    Ukraine`s General Staff outlines demobilization priorities

    Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko announces that exemplary military and those who need to be dismissed for family reasons will be demobilized first. ”Demobilization of the sixth wave. By decision of commanders, the best soldiers and those who have family reasons will be dismissed first,” he tweeted on...

    Odesa chemical plant resumes operation after gas deal with Naftogaz
    Oct05

    Odesa chemical plant resumes operation after gas deal with Naftogaz

    The Odesa Port-Side Chemical Plant (OPP), the country`s major chemical producer, has resumed operation following the resumption of natural gas supplies by state-owned energy holding Naftogaz of Ukraine, according to the press service of the State Property Fund of Ukraine (SPFU). The SPFU is currently preparing a 99.6% state stake in the OPP for...

    OSCE mandate at Russian checkpoints Gukovo and Donetsk extended to Jan 31, 2017
    Oct05

    OSCE mandate at Russian checkpoints Gukovo and Donetsk extended to Jan 31, 2017

    The OSCE Permanent Council in Vienna late yesterday extended the mandate of the OSCE Observer Mission at the Russian border checkpoints of Gukovo and Donetsk by three months to January 31, 2017. The mandate of the Mission remains unchanged. Operating under the principles of impartiality and transparency, the observers will monitor and report on...

    U.S., Canada Ambassadors urge putting routine immunization in Ukraine back on track
    Oct05

    U.S., Canada Ambassadors urge putting routine immunization in Ukraine back on track

    Ukraine currently has the lowest routine immunization rates in the world. According to the latest data from the Ministry of Health, as of August 2016, only 30% of children in Ukraine were fully immunized against measles, only 10%, against hepatitis B, and only 3% of against diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus. Vaccine supply shortages in the past...

    Ukraine to check Akhmetov`s commitments under Ukrtelecom deal
    Oct05

    Ukraine to check Akhmetov`s commitments under Ukrtelecom deal

    The Ukrainian government plans to set up an interdepartmental ad hoc group to check how Ukrainian businessman Rinat Akhmetov`s System Capital Management, which acquired a controlling stake in the country`s largest fixed-line operator Ukrtelecom, has been implementing its commitments under the purchase agreement. Head of the State Property Fund of...

    Ukraine FM on Donbas: `Russia should be out` – DW
    Oct05

    Ukraine FM on Donbas: `Russia should be out` – DW

    While Ukraine struggles to implement key conditions of the Minsk agreements, its Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin called on Russia to leave Donbas in an exclusive DW interview. ”My fundamental point [is] security should be there and Russia should be out, in order to get Donbas back into Ukraine,” Klimkin told DW. He said western sanctions on Moscow...

    European Parliament approves Paris climate pact
    Oct05

    European Parliament approves Paris climate pact

    The European Parliament has approved the landmark Paris climate change pact, putting the accord over the threshold needed for the global deal to come into force in November, according to Radio Liberty. The October 4 vote in Strasbourg came four days after European Union environment ministers signed off on the agreement and paved the way for...

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