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    Ukraine`s security service reports more Ukrainian hostages in Donbas
    Sep03

    Ukraine`s security service reports more Ukrainian hostages in Donbas

    Adviser to the SBU Security Service of Ukraine Yuriy Tandit has reported that the number of Ukrainians captured in Donbas has increased to 109. ”We`re working to ensure that those who are still in captivity be released soon. Unfortunately, two days ago the number of our hostages increased—there are 109 of them now,” he told TV Channel 112...

    Ukraine`s envoy to CE responds to Putin`s statement: Crimea is Ukraine
    Sep03

    Ukraine`s envoy to CE responds to Putin`s statement: Crimea is Ukraine

    Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the Council of Europe Dmytro Kuleba has commented on Russian President Vladimir Putin`s statement on Crimea, saying that the peninsula belongs to Ukraine and no more debates are appropriate. ”The issue of Crimea is closed indeed. Crimea is Ukraine. The issue of the form of the Russian leaders` responsibility...

    Bloomberg: Russia pushing ahead with Turkey gas link as ties improve
    Sep03

    Bloomberg: Russia pushing ahead with Turkey gas link as ties improve

    Russia is on track to accomplish a major energy project aimed at cementing its ties with Turkey following a recent thaw in relations, according to Bloomberg. The government in Moscow expects officials in Ankara to make necessary decisions in one to two months to proceed with a natural gas pipeline under the Black Sea that may kick off by...

    Reuters: U.S., China ratify Paris climate agreement
    Sep03

    Reuters: U.S., China ratify Paris climate agreement

    The United States has joined China to formally ratify the Paris agreement to curb climate-warming emissions, the world`s two biggest economies said on Saturday, which could help put the pact into force before the end of the year, according to Reuters. U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping submitted their plan to join the...

    EU pledges economic support, help in reconstruction after the implementation of the Minsk agreements
    Sep03

    EU pledges economic support, help in reconstruction after the implementation of the Minsk agreements

    High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini says that after peace is restored in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, the EU will use its economic support in ”a more visible way to encourage political talks.” ”We decided to focus our continued support also...

    Uzbek President Karimov declared dead officially
    Sep02

    Uzbek President Karimov declared dead officially

    Uzbek President Islam Karimov has been pronounced dead officially, he died on Friday, September 2, following a stroke that he suffered since last Saturday, according to an official statement by the Uzbek government and parliament. The funeral ceremony will be held in Samarkand on September 3. A state commission was formed to organize the event,...

    Ukraine`s draft budget for 2017 to be tabled in parliament by Sept 15
    Sep02

    Ukraine`s draft budget for 2017 to be tabled in parliament by Sept 15

    The Ukrainian Finance Ministry says it is about to finalize the draft national budget for 2017 and the document will be tabled in parliament no later than on September 15, the deadline set by the country`s Budget Code. ”Today, it is the most critical stage of the budget formation process. We`re bringing its indicators into balance, and the key...

    Uzbek government denies its report about President Karimov`s death
    Sep02

    Uzbek government denies its report about President Karimov`s death

    The government of Uzbekistan claims it has not reported about Uzbek President Islam Karimov`s death. Prior to that, Russian media distributed the breaking news that Karimov had died, referring to an official confirmation allegedly posted on the Uzbek government`s website, thought the site was not accessible. ”At the moment, no reports about the...

    English translation of audio evidence of Putin`s Adviser Glazyev and other Russian politicians involvement in war in Ukraine
    Sep02
    EC ready to participate in Ukraine gas transport system modernization
    Sep02

    EC ready to participate in Ukraine gas transport system modernization

    The European Commission (EC) is prepared to participate in the modernization of the Ukrainian gas transport system, notwithstanding uncertainties regarding its future operations, a UNIAN correspondent reported, referring to Vice-President for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic. ”It is in our common interest to modernize Ukraine`s gas transport system,”...

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