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    Luhansk militant leader is to create task group on talks with Savchenko
    Jul27

    Luhansk militant leader is to create task group on talks with Savchenko

    The leader of the so-called ”Luhansk People`s Republic” terrorist organization (LPR) Igor Plotnitsky allegedly ordered to set up a workgroup to conduct talks with Ukrainian MP Nadia Savchenko, pro-militant websites reported Wednesday, Ukraine Today reports.The statement comes following Savchenko`s controversial statements on the need to hold...

    Ukraine won`t return Yanukovych`s $3 mln loan to Russia
    Jul27

    Ukraine won`t return Yanukovych`s $3 mln loan to Russia

    Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk said Ukraine is not going to return to the Russian Federation a $3 billion loan that Russian President Vladimir Putin and then Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych agreed to in December 2013, according to espreso.tv.”Our position is that they forced Ukraine to borrow that loan under political...

    IMF to meet on Ukraine late in August: Finance Ministry
    Jul27

    IMF to meet on Ukraine late in August: Finance Ministry

    Ukraine`s Finance Ministry said a meeting of the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which may address a new disbursement to Ukraine, could take place late in August, according to espreso.tv.”We`ve completed the negotiations, and now it is for the IMF to decide when it`s going to schedule the meeting,” Ukrainian Finance...

    Russian troops to provoke ATO forces to violate Minsk accords: Ukraine intel
    Jul27

    Russian troops to provoke ATO forces to violate Minsk accords: Ukraine intel

    On July 27-28, the combined Russian-separatist forces will try to provoke the Ukrainian Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) forces to open fire to prove the latter`s violation of the Minsk agreements.”The Center of information warfare (Novocherkassk) of the Center of territorial troops of the Southern Military District (Rostov-on-Don) of the Russian...

    Ukraine, Malaysia to sign agreement to avoid double taxation soon
    Jul27

    Ukraine, Malaysia to sign agreement to avoid double taxation soon

    Ukraine`s Cabinet of Ministers has authorized Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin to sign an agreement on the avoidance of double taxation with Malaysia during Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko`s official visit to that country on August 3-5, 2016.A corresponding resolution was adopted by the government at its meeting on...

    Russia never interferes into electoral processes in other countries – Kremlin
    Jul27

    Russia never interferes into electoral processes in other countries – Kremlin

    Russia never interferes into electoral processes in other countries, including in the United States, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday, according to Russian news agency TASS.Commenting on U.S. President Barack Obama`s statements that he does not rule out that Russian hackers were behind Democratic National Committee...

    Shale gas production: Dutch Yuzgas to replace Shell in Ukraine
    Jul27

    Shale gas production: Dutch Yuzgas to replace Shell in Ukraine

    Dutch Yuzgas B.V. has won a tender to produce shale gas in the Yuzivska field in eastern Ukraine, replacing Royal Dutch Shell, chosen during Viktor Yanukovych`s presidency to operate and develop hydrocarbon deposits.”Yuzgas B.V. has won the tender to implement a Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) on the Yuzivska field,” according to the press...

    Ukraine reports 3 WIA in past 24 hours
    Jul27

    Ukraine reports 3 WIA in past 24 hours

    Three Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to a spokesman for the Ukrainian Presidential Administration.”There were three wounded in action (WIA),” Andriy Lysenko, administration spokesman for Anti-Terrorist Operation issues, stated at a briefing in Kyiv on Wednesday, an UNIAN...

    At least $1.8 bln to be allocated in 2017 budget for utilities subsidies
    Jul27

    At least $1.8 bln to be allocated in 2017 budget for utilities subsidies

    Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko has announced Ukraine`s national budget will allocate at least UAH 45 billion, or US$1.8 billion, on subsidies for low-income households to pay for housing and utilities.”The sum that will be allocated [in the 2017 budget] will be at least UAH 45 billion,” he stated after a Cabinet meeting on...

    UN chief calls on all nations to observe traditional Olympic truce
    Jul27

    UN chief calls on all nations to observe traditional Olympic truce

    With just over one week to go until the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for a worldwide cessation of hostilities.”A respite in fighting would manifest the values that the Games seek to promote: respect, friendship, solidarity and equality,” Mr. Ban said on Monday (July 25),...

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