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    France takes seriously situation with journalist Suchshenko`s arrest in Russia – Envoy
    Nov11

    France takes seriously situation with journalist Suchshenko`s arrest in Russia – Envoy

    Ambassador of the French Republic to Ukraine Isabelle Dumont told Kyiv reporters that her country takes seriously the situation with the arrest in the Russian Federation of a Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko who has worked in France for several years as an Ukrinform correspondent. ”Sushchenko is a journalist, whom we know very well …...

    Deputy Head of National Bank of Ukraine complains over wiretapping, leaks
    Nov11

    Deputy Head of National Bank of Ukraine complains over wiretapping, leaks

    Deputy Head of the National Bank of Ukraine Kateryna Rozhkova has claimed her phone was tapped, she told UNIAN in a comment following publications in several media outlets of contents of her conversations with the managers and shareholders of Platinum Bank. Rozhkova has said that contacts of the NBU top management with the banks` shareholders and...

    Ukraine`s diplomat on Trump`s pro-Russian stance: Russia gets it wrong
    Nov11

    Ukraine`s diplomat on Trump`s pro-Russian stance: Russia gets it wrong

    Ukrainian Ambassador to the United States Valeriy Chaly has commented on Russia`s take on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump`s pro-Russian stance, saying that they get it wrong, according to TV news service TSN. ”If Russia waits until Trump takes office and changes foreign policy… We`ve seen them all applauding there as if the whole Russia had...

    Poroshenko extends agreement on international probe into MH17 case
    Nov11

    Poroshenko extends agreement on international probe into MH17 case

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has extended an agreement until August 1, 2017, on an international investigation into the downing of flight MH17 in Donbas in July 2014, according to the presidential administration. ”Poroshenko has signed a bill into law on the ratification of the Agreement (in the form of the exchange of notes) between...

    Latvia doesn`t allow its citizens to serve in Ukrainian army
    Nov11

    Latvia doesn`t allow its citizens to serve in Ukrainian army

    Latvia`s parliament, Saeima, on November 10 voted down an initiative that could have allowed Latvian citizens to lawfully be enlisted in the Ukrainian army. The motion was put forth by lawmakers of Latvia`s National Union Edvins Snore and Janis Dombrava, who submitted corresponding proposals for second reading of amendments to the National...

    EU to assist Ukraine in raising investment in energy sector through reforms
    Nov11

    EU to assist Ukraine in raising investment in energy sector through reforms

    The European Union has launched a new technical assistance project to help Ukraine`s Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry and other stakeholders to reform Ukraine`s energy sector. ”Its aim is to support Ukraine in setting up an effective regulatory framework that increases competition and strengthens the efficiency of the markets. It is expected...

    IMF sees e-declaration in Ukraine as progress, asks further steps
    Nov11

    IMF sees e-declaration in Ukraine as progress, asks further steps

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ukraine`s major lender, says that electronic declaration of assets, which has recently been introduced in Ukraine, is progress but further steps are needed to bring corrupt officials to court. ”We think this (e-declaration) is progress but Ukraine will need to take further decisive steps to fight corruption,...

    European Investment Bank to give Ukraine EUR 200 mln for transport upgrade in 20 cities
    Nov11

    European Investment Bank to give Ukraine EUR 200 mln for transport upgrade in 20 cities

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 200 million to Ukraine`s Transport Ministry to support sustainable municipal transport through a modal shift from road to electric transport and more efficient operation of existing public transport systems in 20 municipalities across Ukraine, according to the Delegation of the European Union to...

    “Ceasefire” in Eastern Ukraine: Russian militants launch over 200 mortar shells last day
    Nov10

    “Ceasefire” in Eastern Ukraine: Russian militants launch over 200 mortar shells last day

    Russian militants were most active in the Mariupol sector. The enemy fired from small arms, grenade launchers, infantry fighting vehicles, as well as 82mm and 120mm mortars near the towns of Krasnohorivka and Maryinka, and the villages of Pavlopil, Novotroyitske, Shyrokyne, Vodiane, Bohdanivka and Hnutove. Active hostilities continued in Luhanske...

    Montenegro PM pro-Russian opposition plotted to kill him, demands explanations from Russia
    Nov10

    Montenegro PM pro-Russian opposition plotted to kill him, demands explanations from Russia

    Montenegrin Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic has accused the pro-Russian opposition of direct involvement in an alleged plot to change the government by force and kill him on election day, Balkan Insight reports. Montenegrin Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic told Pink M television on Wednesday that the main opposition pro-Russian Democratic Front was...

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