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    Climate activists demand delay of public hearings on Nord Stream-2
    May28

    Climate activists demand delay of public hearings on Nord Stream-2

    Greenpeace Russia and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) have appealed to Russia`s Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Sergei Donskoy with a request to postpone public hearings on assessment of the environmental impact of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline construction, according to Kommersant. Despite the fact that the information on the date...

    Donbas hostage swap: militants demand release of ex-Berkut troops, terrorists, murderers – Gerashchenko
    May28

    Donbas hostage swap: militants demand release of ex-Berkut troops, terrorists, murderers – Gerashchenko

    Pro-Russian militants include in their requirements for the exchange of Ukrainian hostages the demand for the release of former [Yanukovych era police task force] Berkut officers, terrorists and murderers, Ukraine`s humanitarian envoy in the Trilateral Contact Group for the peaceful settlement in Donbas, First Deputy Chair of the Verkhovna Rada...

    Naftogaz forecasts 17% drop in gas imports from Europe
    May28

    Naftogaz forecasts 17% drop in gas imports from Europe

    National oil and gas holding Naftogaz of Ukraine predicts a reduction by 17% in the daily natural gas imports from Europe in June 2017 against May 2017, to 24-25 million cubic meters per day, Commercial Director of NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine Yuriy Vitrenko said during the presentation of the company`s draft development strategy May 24. ”In June,...

    Ukraine’s Krasnohorivka under Russian shelling on Sunday: Hospital, school buildings damaged
    May28

    Ukraine’s Krasnohorivka under Russian shelling on Sunday: Hospital, school buildings damaged

    Russia`s hybrid military forces have been shelling residential areas of the Ukrainian-controlled town of Krasnohorivka in Donbas for two hours on Sunday, May 28, according to chief of the Main Police Department in Donetsk region Viacheslav Abroskin. ”Krasnohorivka. At 06:40 local time, militants started shelling the town. There are reports about...

    Ukrainians appeal to Macron over Putin`s political prisoners
    May28

    Ukrainians appeal to Macron over Putin`s political prisoners

    Relatives of Ukrainians jailed by Russia in political cases have appealed to French President Emmanuel Macron to demand their release when he meets Vladimir Putin on Monday, according to The Local. In a letter published Friday, relatives and activists urged Macron to ”express to Vladimir Putin our demand to free all the political hostages of the...

    Another international gas trader enters Ukraine
    May28

    Another international gas trader enters Ukraine

    Gas trader DufEnergy (Switzerland) in late April established its subsidiary company in Ukraine for trade in natural gas and other energy resources, DufEnergy Ukraine (Kyiv), according to the Unified State Register of Legal Entities, OilNews reports. The founders of DufEnergy Ukraine are DufEnergy Trading SA (Switzerland) and DufEnergy SA...

    Ukraine`s forex reserves expand to US$17.6 bln
    May28

    Ukraine`s forex reserves expand to US$17.6 bln

    The foreign currency reserves of Ukraine as of today are US$17.6 billion, according to Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine Oleg Churiy. ”Our international reserves are actively growing, mainly due to the purchase of foreign currency. As of today they make up $17.6 billion,” Churiy said on Thursday, May 25. As UNIAN reported, Ukraine`s...

    G7 warns Russia sanctions can be strengthened
    May28

    G7 warns Russia sanctions can be strengthened

    The Great Seven (G7), that is the United States, UK, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, and Japan, are ready, if necessary, to boost Russia sanctions, according to a communique signed following a G7 summit in Italy`s Taormina. ”We also stand ready to take further restrictive measures in order to increase costs on Russia should its actions so...

    Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska asks for immunity to testify about Manafort
    May28

    Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska asks for immunity to testify about Manafort

    A highly influential Russian oligarch has offered to testify to the U.S. Congress about his relationship with ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort in exchange for immunity, according to New York Daily News. Oleg Deripaska, an aluminum kingpin who previously worked with Manafort, wants to speak with Congressional intelligence committees...

    Militants rained 152mm shells on Ukraine troops near Avdiyivka for 40 minutes Friday – ATO HQ
    May27

    Militants rained 152mm shells on Ukraine troops near Avdiyivka for 40 minutes Friday – ATO HQ

    Russian-terrorist forces on Friday, May 26, fired from 152 mm artillery at the positions of Ukrainian troops non-stop for 40 minutes, Colonel Andrei Lysenko, press secretary of the defense ministry for the ATO told a Saturday briefing in Kyiv, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”In the Donetsk direction, the situation remains rather tense...

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