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    EBRD allocates $37 mln for grain terminal at Yuzhny port
    Sep08

    EBRD allocates $37 mln for grain terminal at Yuzhny port

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has granted a $37 million loan for the construction of a grain terminal at the port of Yuzhny in Odesa region, that will have an annual capacity of 5 million tonnes, former Deputy Finance Minister of Ukraine Artem Shevalev wrote on Facebook .”This project has everything – an active and...

    Car crash that killed Putin`s chauffeur was assassination attempt on Russian president`s life – media
    Sep08

    Car crash that killed Putin`s chauffeur was assassination attempt on Russian president`s life – media

    Conspiracy theorists have claimed that a car crash that killed Vladimir Putin`s chauffeur was part of an assassination plot, it has been reported, according to The Daily Mail. CCTV footage taken on Kutuzovsky Avenue in the Russian capital, Moscow, show how another vehicle collided head-on with the presidential BMW, The Daily Mail has reported....

    Rada urges foreign parliaments not to recognize State Duma elections in occupied Crimea
    Sep08

    Rada urges foreign parliaments not to recognize State Duma elections in occupied Crimea

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has adopted a resolution calling upon parliaments of foreign states, parliamentary assemblies and international organizations to refrain from participating in monitoring the illegal elections for the State Duma of the Russian Federation on the territory of the temporarily occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea, as...

    Sale of Russian VTB`s Ukrainian subsidiary fails – media
    Sep08

    Sale of Russian VTB`s Ukrainian subsidiary fails – media

    Russian state-owned VTB Bank has failed to sell its Ukrainian subsidiary, Russian newspaper Kommersant reported, citing several sources close to the bank. ”Since May, when VTB Head Andrey Kostin announced plans to sell its Ukrainian subsidiary, the group has actively undertaken work in this direction. There were two potential buyers showing...

    Ex-head of Ukraine`s investment agency detained in Panama – PGO
    Sep08

    Ex-head of Ukraine`s investment agency detained in Panama – PGO

    The former head of the State Agency for Investment and National Projects of Ukraine, Vladyslav Kaskiv, has been detained in Panama, Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko said, according to RBC-Ukraine. Further, Lutsenko said that a court hearing of Kaskiv`s case will be held within 48 hours. ”In the case of his consent for voluntary...

    ”Silence mode in Donbas”: Russian troops attack Ukraine 20 times in 24 hours
    Sep08

    ”Silence mode in Donbas”: Russian troops attack Ukraine 20 times in 24 hours

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 20 times in the past 24 hours, including nine times in the Mariupol sector, eight times in the Donetsk sector and three times in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters (ATO HQ). View map in full size The...

    Five companies seek illegal amber mining permits
    Sep08

    Five companies seek illegal amber mining permits

    Five companies, which possess integral property complexes for amber mining and processing, have attempted to illegally obtain special amber extraction permits, the press service of the State Service of Geology and Mineral Resources of Ukraine (Derzhgeonadra) reported. ”Five companies (Georeserching, Rivnerudoprom, Amberg Mining Company, Zirka...

    Farmers say Ukraine not yet ready to open land market
    Sep08

    Farmers say Ukraine not yet ready to open land market

    The introduction of an agricultural land market in Ukraine, against the backdrop of the economic crisis and without ensuring proper tools to protect land fertility, will turn Ukraine into a mere raw material supplier country, Chairman of the Agrarian Party of Ukraine Vitaliy Skotsyk said. He was commenting on the Ukrainian president`s initiative...

    Turkey, U.S. ready to invade IS capital
    Sep08

    Turkey, U.S. ready to invade IS capital

    Turkey`s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has suggested he and the U.S. are ready to drive so-called Islamic State (IS) from its Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, according to the BBC. Mr. Erdogan said U.S. President Barack Obama floated the idea of joint action against the militants when they met at the G20 summit in China, the BBC wrote. He said Turkey...

    Oil extends gains after data shows huge stock draw – Reuters
    Sep08

    Oil extends gains after data shows huge stock draw – Reuters

    Oil prices extended gains by more than 1.5% on Thursday after industry data showed what might be the largest weekly drawdown in crude stocks in over three decades, Reuters reported. U.S. crude stocks surprisingly plunged by 12.1 million barrels last week, data from the American Petroleum Institute showed after market settlement on Wednesday,...

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