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    Russia`s Vnesheconombank mulls selling its Ukrainian subsidiary by mid-2017
    Jul13

    Russia`s Vnesheconombank mulls selling its Ukrainian subsidiary by mid-2017

    The State Corporation Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank) is in talks with several parties to sell its Ukrainian subsidiary Prominvestbank, as it plans to withdraw from Ukraine`s banking market by mid-2017, according to Vnesheconombank Chief Sergey Gorkov.”The development bank should not be engaged in the...

    ATO HQ: Russian proxies widely use banned mortars, artillery in Donbas
    Jul13

    ATO HQ: Russian proxies widely use banned mortars, artillery in Donbas

    Russian-backed militants have been widely using the categories of mortars and artillery in Donbas that were banned under the Minsk peace agreement, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters.”In the Donetsk sector, the enemy used 122mm artillery systems to shell our positions in the village of Mykolaivka...

    Hundreds forcibly disappeared in Egypt crackdown, says Amnesty – BBC
    Jul13

    Hundreds forcibly disappeared in Egypt crackdown, says Amnesty – BBC

    Egypt`s security services have forcibly made hundreds of people disappear and tortured them in the past year to try to tackle dissent, according to a new report by Amnesty International, BBC reported. Students, political activists and protesters – some as young as 14 – have vanished without a trace, the report says. Many are alleged...

    Ukrainians pay UAH 5.2 bln in military tax
    Jul13

    Ukrainians pay UAH 5.2 bln in military tax

    The State Fiscal Service of Ukraine (SFS) has reported that Ukrainian taxpayers have contributed UAH 5.2 billion in military taxes to the nation`s budget during the January-June 2016 period.Further, military tax collections have increased by 20% year-over-year, according to the State Fiscal Service.”Given the situation in the east of the country,...

    Nafta buys 50% in Uzhgorod gas field from American Cub Energy
    Jul13

    Nafta buys 50% in Uzhgorod gas field from American Cub Energy

    Slovak gas company Nafta has acquired a 50% stake in the Uzhgorod gas field from U.S. Cub Energy Inc., which has assets in Ukraine, as was reported by Cub Energy.The cost of the purchase has been estimated at EUR 1.5 million, according to Cub Energy.Nafta International B.V. (the Netherlands), the subsidiary of Slovakia`s Nafta, acquired 50% in...

    CNN: At least 27 killed in Italy train collision
    Jul13

    CNN: At least 27 killed in Italy train collision

    Two passenger trains collided head-on Tuesday morning in a rural area of southeastern Italy, killing at least 27 people, Italian news agency ANSA reported, according to CNN.Pictures from the scene in the Puglia region showed both trains were on the same track about 15 kilometers (9 miles) south of the Adriatic Sea, apparently headed toward each...

    Oil drops as investors lock in gains; surprise U.S. stockpile build – Reuters
    Jul13

    Oil drops as investors lock in gains; surprise U.S. stockpile build – Reuters

    Crude futures fell on Wednesday as investors locked in gains after oil prices surged nearly 5% in the previous session, partly on forecasts from the U.S. government and OPEC that demand would increase next year, Reuters reported. Oil prices were also under pressure from industry data that showed a surprise build in U.S. crude stocks, price gains...

    Reuters: China vows to protect South China Sea sovereignty after ruling
    Jul13

    Reuters: China vows to protect South China Sea sovereignty after ruling

    China vowed to take all necessary measures to protect its sovereignty in the South China Sea and said it had the right to set up an air defense zone, after rejecting an international tribunal`s ruling that denied its claims in the region, according to Reuters.State media called the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague a ”puppet” of...

    Bank robbed in Kyiv center
    Jul12

    Bank robbed in Kyiv center

    A perpetrator armed with a handgun robbed a bank on Saksaganskogo Street in the central part of the Ukrainian capital and fled the scene.Patrol police crews, crime scene experts and detectives from the Holosievo district Police Department have arrived at the scene, according to the press service of Kyiv Police.The law enforcement officers...

    Russia experiences new methods of hybrid war against Ukraine
    Jul12

    Russia experiences new methods of hybrid war against Ukraine

    Kyiv is expecting mass provocations during the upcoming celebrations of Kyivan Rus` Christianization as numerous provocateurs disguised as religious pilgrims head to Kyiv from the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, according to Ukraine Today.According to official sources, Russian secret services have organized gangs of provocateurs and...

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