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    Jerusalem pays honors  to former Israeli President Peres, Ukrainian President visits ceremony
    Sep30

    Jerusalem pays honors to former Israeli President Peres, Ukrainian President visits ceremony

    The official farewell ceremony for the Nobel Peace Prize, the president of Israel (2007-2014), Shimon Peres, began in Jerusalem. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is taking part in the ceremony, according to the president`s press service. Poroshenko expressed his condolences to the leadership of the State of Israel, relatives of the deceased...

    Russian prohibition of Crimean Tatar Mejlis is continuation of Stalin`s policy – Ukrainian President
    Sep30

    Russian prohibition of Crimean Tatar Mejlis is continuation of Stalin`s policy – Ukrainian President

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called the decision of the Supreme Court of Russia to ban the Crimean Tatar Mejlis xenophobic. ”Today, on the day of commemoration of victims of the Babyn Yar tragedy, the Supreme Court of Russia adopted xenophobic decision to ban the Mejlis. The policy of Stalin is alive,” Petro Poroshenko said during the...

    Ukraine, Luxembourg ink deal to avoid double taxation
    Sep30

    Ukraine, Luxembourg ink deal to avoid double taxation

    Ukraine and Luxembourg on September 30 signed an agreement on avoidance of double taxation between the two countries. The document was signed by Ukraine`s Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk and the Ambassador of Luxembourg in Ukraine, Michele Pranchere-Tomassini Both countries have been looking forward to signing such an agreement for more than...

    Judicial reform launched in Ukraine today
    Sep30

    Judicial reform launched in Ukraine today

    The judicial reform was launched in Ukraine today, September 30: the necessary changes to the Constitution were adopted by MPs in June. According to the amendments, the Parliament is now authorized to create and eliminate judicial institutions, instead of the President of Ukraine. Higher specialized courts will be abolished, but the Supreme Court...

    China`s yuan prepares for global currency status as questions on reform linger – Reuters
    Sep30

    China`s yuan prepares for global currency status as questions on reform linger – Reuters

    China`s yuan will formally join the U.S. dollar, the euro, the Japanese yen and the British pound as a global reserve currency on Saturday, in a key milestone in the country`s long campaign to boost its clout on the global stage, according to Reuters. The yuan, also known as the renminbi or ”people`s money”, will be officially added by the...

    Russia accuses U.S. of supporting terrorism
    Sep30

    Russia accuses U.S. of supporting terrorism

    Russia is outraged by the threatening tone of the latest United States statement on Syria, viewing it as tantamount to supporting terrorism, according to Ukraine Today. Kremlin accused the U.S. of supporting terrorism after Washington presented an ultimatum. The U.S. threatens to stop cooperation with Russia in Syria if the Kremlin does not stop...

    Merkel, Putin discuss Ukraine conflict
    Sep30

    Merkel, Putin discuss Ukraine conflict

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to stabilize a fragile cease-fire in Ukraine, according to Radio Liberty. A German government spokesman said Merkel made the remarks in a Wednesday phone call with Putin, RFE/RL reported. Earlier, the Kremlin said Merkel and Putin had agreed on a schedule for future...

    Moderate growth in lending expected in Ukraine: NBU
    Sep30

    Moderate growth in lending expected in Ukraine: NBU

    The National Bank of Ukraine expects moderate growth in bank lending in Ukraine in the second half of this year, NBU Governor Valeria Gontareva said at the Ukrainian Financial Forum, the NBU reported on Facebook. According to her, since some banks have increased the authorized capital and credit rates have been decreased, the regulator predicts...

    Ukraine asks Germany to help in Sheremet murder probe
    Sep30

    Ukraine asks Germany to help in Sheremet murder probe

    The National Police of Ukraine have asked Germany for assistance in investigating the murder of Belarusian journalist Pavel Sheremet, according to the Ukrainian online newspaper Ukrayinska Pravda. The police have also drawn up a letter, addressing the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) as a follow-up of tests conducted by U.S. experts in...

    Russia steps up trolling attacks on the West, U.S. intel report finds
    Sep29

    Russia steps up trolling attacks on the West, U.S. intel report finds

    A new U.S. intelligence report says the Russian government is conducting a wide-ranging and ”opportunistic” campaign to expand its political influence in Europe by deploying Internet ”trolls and other cyber actors” to challenge pro-Western journalists and spread pro-Kremlin messages in social media forums, according to Yahoo News. Yahoo News...

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