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    Bloomberg: EU steel industry wins wider probe of hot-rolled-coil imports
    Jul07

    Bloomberg: EU steel industry wins wider probe of hot-rolled-coil imports

    The European Union threatened to hit Russia, Ukraine, Serbia, Iran and Brazil with tariffs on a type of steel known as hot-rolled coil, highlighting concerns about job losses in the EU industry, according to Bloomberg.The European Commission opened a probe into whether exporters of hot-rolled coil in the five nations sold it in the EU below cost,...

    Reuters: Five U.S. investment banks offer support for London after Brexit vote
    Jul07

    Reuters: Five U.S. investment banks offer support for London after Brexit vote

    Five U.S. investment banks promised British finance minister George Osborne on Thursday that they would try to help London keep its top spot as a financial center, but gave no commitment on jobs following Britain`s vote to leave the European Union, according to Reuters.One banker at the meeting with Osborne told Reuters the banks wanted to see...

    Kerry announces another $23 mln in U.S. humanitarian aid to eastern Ukraine
    Jul07

    Kerry announces another $23 mln in U.S. humanitarian aid to eastern Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has announced in Kyiv that the United States is providing nearly $23 million in additional U.S. humanitarian assistance to help thousands of vulnerable people affected by the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine.”This announcement brings the total of U.S. humanitarian assistance since the start of the crisis to...

    Poroshenko: Ukraine insists on int`l leverage to end Crimea occupation
    Jul07

    Poroshenko: Ukraine insists on int`l leverage to end Crimea occupation

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Ukraine continues to insist on setting up an international mechanism to end the occupation of Crimea, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”We continue to insist on launching an international mechanism to end the occupation of the peninsula,” Poroshenko said at a joint press conference with U.S. Secretary...

    Naftogaz: Gazprom`s claims over ”take-or-pay” condition could reach $60 bln
    Jul07

    Naftogaz: Gazprom`s claims over ”take-or-pay” condition could reach $60 bln

    Naftogaz Business Development Director Yuriy Vitrenko says Russian gas monopoly Gazprom may claim from National Joint Stock Company Naftogaz of Ukraine $60 billion in line with the contract`s ”take-or-pay” condition.”Gazprom`s main demand to Naftogaz is a payment for the so-called `take-or-pay` condition. Its claims have already reached $31.4...

    Rada adopts Law on Special Operations Forces
    Jul07

    Rada adopts Law on Special Operations Forces

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has adopted the draft law on amendments to some laws of Ukraine concerning the Special Operations Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine submitted by MP from the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko Iryna Friz.According to the press service of Petro Poroshenko Bloc`s Solidarnist party the decision was supported by 249...

    Head of Ukraine delegation to PACE talks of Russian lobbyists in Assembly
    Jul07

    Head of Ukraine delegation to PACE talks of Russian lobbyists in Assembly

    The Russian lobbyists have begun serious work in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Chair of the Ukrainian delegation to PACE, President of the PACE Committee for Culture/Media Volodymyr Ariev told journalists in the Verkhovna Rada, the press-service of the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko reports.”The last session of the PACE has been...

    Kobolev: Ukraine to buy all gas in EU if Gazrpom fails to sign add. deal
    Jul07

    Kobolev: Ukraine to buy all gas in EU if Gazrpom fails to sign add. deal

    Ukraine can buy all natural gas required for pumping into the underground storage facilities from the European companies if the Russian gas monopoly Gazprom does not sign an additional agreement to the contract for the purchase of gas from 2009, Naftogaz CEO Andriy Kobolev said during a press conference.”As of today, Gazprom has not signed an...

    Putin signs controversial anti-terror package of laws
    Jul07

    Putin signs controversial anti-terror package of laws

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a package of anti-terror laws developed by MP Irina Yarovaya and Senator Viktor Ozerov, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday, Russian news agency TASS has reported.The documents were adopted by the State Duma (the lower house of Russia`s parliament) on June 24 and approved by the Federation...

    France overtakes Britain as world`s No. 5 economy after pound drops
    Jul07

    France overtakes Britain as world`s No. 5 economy after pound drops

    France and Britain were vying for fifth place on the list of the world`s biggest economies on Wednesday, with France nudging ahead after a renewed slump in the pound in the wake of the Brexit vote, Reuters calculations showed.Britain`s gross domestic product stood at 1.864 trillion pounds in 2015, according to the last available figures from the...

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