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    Trump once again addresses Crimea annexation, calls Obama ”weak”
    Mar07

    Trump once again addresses Crimea annexation, calls Obama ”weak”

    U.S. President Donald Trump has rained criticism down on his predecessor, Barack Obama, over the fact that Russia managed to seize Crimea during his tenure. ”For eight years Russia `ran over` President Obama, got stronger and stronger, picked-off Crimea and added missiles. Weak!,” Trump tweeted Tuesday. Earlier, February 15, acting spokesman for...

    Russian banks don`t accept ”LPR”/”DPR” passports, despite Putin`s decree
    Mar07

    Russian banks don`t accept ”LPR”/”DPR” passports, despite Putin`s decree

    Russian banks do not work with clients holding ”passports” of the self-proclaimed Donbas republics – the so-called Donetsk People`s Republic (”DPR”) and Luhansk People`s Republic (”LPR”), despite a decree issued by Russian President Vladimir Putin to recognize such ”documents,” according to the Russian media outlet RBC. None of the top 30 banks...

    Ukraine`s nuclear energy generating company Energoatom to launch power exports to Poland, Hungary in 2019
    Mar07

    Ukraine`s nuclear energy generating company Energoatom to launch power exports to Poland, Hungary in 2019

    President of Ukraine`s national nuclear energy generating company Energoatom Yuriy Nedashkovsky has announced Energoatom`s plans to launch electricity exports to Poland and Hungary in 2019; the electricity will be generated by the second Khmelnitsky Nuclear Power Plant (KhNPP) unit, which is now under construction. ”I believe we`ll manage this...

    $1.1 bln in monetary investment injected in Ukraine in 2016 – National Bank of Ukraine
    Mar07

    $1.1 bln in monetary investment injected in Ukraine in 2016 – National Bank of Ukraine

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) estimates inflows of foreign investment into Ukraine in 2016 at US$3.4 billion, including $1.1 billion in monetary investment, according to NBU Deputy Governor Dmytro Solohub. ”The lion`s share of $3.4 billion in last year`s foreign investment, i.e. $2.3 billion, is actually related to accounting transactions by...

    U.S. begins S. Korea missile defense rollout
    Mar07

    U.S. begins S. Korea missile defense rollout

    The U.S. says it has begun deploying the first parts of a controversial missile defense system in South Korea, according to the BBC. The Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system (Thaad) is designed to protect against threats from North Korea, the BBC reported. The move to begin installing the system comes a day after the North launched four...

    Russia outraged by extension of Canada`s military mission in Ukraine
    Mar07

    Russia outraged by extension of Canada`s military mission in Ukraine

    The Embassy of the Russian Federation in Canada has condemned the extension of Canada`s military mission in Ukraine and called it ”counterproductive.” ”The Canadian government`s decision to extend the military mission in Ukraine is counterproductive and does not facilitate intra-Ukrainian political process, including direct dialogue between Kyiv...

    Oil prices hold steady for third day; eyes on economic data
    Mar07

    Oil prices hold steady for third day; eyes on economic data

    Oil prices were little changed for a third session on Tuesday, with investors searching for direction as concern over rising U.S. shale output offsets production cuts by OPEC and non-OPEC members, according to Reuters. As of 0545 GMT, brent crude LCOc1 was down 11 cents, or 0.2 percent, at $55.90 a barrel, with a firmer dollar, unchanged against...

    North  Korea says missile launch targeted U.S. bases in Japan
    Mar07

    North Korea says missile launch targeted U.S. bases in Japan

    One day after North Korea fired four ballistic missiles, its state-run news agency said Tuesday the country has conducted a missile launch exercise targeting U.S. military bases in Japan, according to South Korea`s Yonhap news agency. The drill was conducted by Hwasong artillery units of its Strategic Force, ”tasked to strike the bases of the...

    Ukraine`s foreign reserves rise by $15 mln since year-start
    Mar07

    Ukraine`s foreign reserves rise by $15 mln since year-start

    Ukraine`s international reserves increased by 0.1%, to $15.460 billion, in February, the National Bank of Ukraine wrote on its website. ”International reserves of Ukraine as of March 1, 2017, amounted to $15,459,700, (in the dollar equivalent), according to preliminary data. Since the beginning of this year, the volume of international reserves...

    Ukraine reports 5 wounded amid 100 Russian attacks in last day
    Mar07

    Ukraine reports 5 wounded amid 100 Russian attacks in last day

    Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 100 times in the past 24 hours with 5 Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size ”The invaders repeatedly opened fire from tanks on Butivka coal mine and...

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