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    Venezuela seizes U.S. factory after closure due to lack of raw materials
    Jul12

    Venezuela seizes U.S. factory after closure due to lack of raw materials

    Venezuela`s government has seized a factory belonging to Kimberly-Clark Corporation after the U.S. personal care giant said it was halting production as it was unable to obtain raw materials, according to Euronews.President Nicolas Maduro announced the nationalisation in a televised address saying the closure was illegal and it had re-opened ”in...

    Oil prices rise on Iraq loading worries; bearish investors cap gains – Reuters
    Jul12

    Oil prices rise on Iraq loading worries; bearish investors cap gains – Reuters

    Oil futures rose on Tuesday as an interruption in Iraqi crude loadings at Basra threatened to tighten supplies, but prices held close to two-month lows hit in the previous session as investors continued to slash their bullish bets, Reuters reported. Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were trading at $46.39 per barrel at 0320 GMT, up 14 cents from...

    Bloomberg: Ukraine bonds trade like Crimea never happened amid yield hunt
    Jul12

    Bloomberg: Ukraine bonds trade like Crimea never happened amid yield hunt

    The yield on the country`s three-year dollar debt fell below 8% on Monday, July 11, for the first time since January 2014, when pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych was still clinging to power and the Crimean peninsula was part of Ukraine, according to Bloomberg.Yields have tumbled more than four percentage points and the local currency has...

    Reuters: Images show high level of activity at North Korea nuclear site
    Jul12

    Reuters: Images show high level of activity at North Korea nuclear site

    Recent satellite images show a high level of activity at North Korea`s nuclear test site but it is unclear whether this was for maintenance or preparation for a fifth nuclear test, a U.S.-based North Korea monitoring project said on Monday, according to Reuters.A report on the 38 North website said the commercial satellite imagery from July 7 was...

    Slovakia helps Ukraine get rid of gas dependence on Russia – expert
    Jul11

    Slovakia helps Ukraine get rid of gas dependence on Russia – expert

    Due to gas supplies via the reverse flow, Slovakia has helped Ukraine get rid of gas dependence on Russia, that`s according to Maryna Vorotnyuk, lecturer of the Comenius University in Bratislava, who commented on Slovakia`s presidency in the EU Council for the next six months,Ukraine Today reported citing the Ukrainian media.”In fact, through...

    Poroshenko: Ukraine, Canada begin consultations on visa liberalization for Ukrainians
    Jul11

    Poroshenko: Ukraine, Canada begin consultations on visa liberalization for Ukrainians

    President Petro Poroshenko informed that the issue of visa liberalization for Ukrainians had been discussed during today`s Ukraine-Canada negotiations in Kyiv, according to the president`s press service.”We have agreed to start immediate consultations on the visa regime liberalization. I am grateful to the Canadian side for the beginning of this...

    Quasi-Russian protectorate in Donbas to never be integrated into Ukraine – Klimkin
    Jul11

    Quasi-Russian protectorate in Donbas to never be integrated into Ukraine – Klimkin

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin stressed that the Minsk agreements were ”not in a dead end,” an UNIAN correspondent reported from the minister`s Kyiv briefing.”Firstly, it`s not the Minsk agreements which are in a dead end. We have a problem with Russia`s reluctance to fulfill any agreements on security issues,” said Klimkin.”Russia does...

    Rada drafting response to Polish Senate`s call to label Volyn tragedy ”genocide”
    Jul11

    Rada drafting response to Polish Senate`s call to label Volyn tragedy ”genocide”

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine is working on a resolution in response to a decision passed by the Polish Senate calling for making July 11 a National Day of Remembrance for the victims of genocide committed by the Ukrainian nationalists against the citizens of the Second Polish Republic, deputy chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign...

    Germany interested in completion of Podolsky bridge in Kyiv – City Administration
    Jul11

    Germany interested in completion of Podolsky bridge in Kyiv – City Administration

    The German Government considers investing in completion of the Podilsko-Voskresinsky bridge crossing, the construction of which begun in 1993, head of transport infrastructure department of the Kyiv State City Administration Serhiy Maisel wrote on Facebook July 11, citing State Secretary of the Ministry of transport and Digital Infrastructure of...

    EU to provide financial aid for public service reform before year-end – Hahn
    Jul11

    EU to provide financial aid for public service reform before year-end – Hahn

    The European Union before the end of 2016 is ready to provide financial assistance in support of public service reform in Ukraine, Johannes Hahn, the Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, said during a meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, the Ukrainian Government`s press service...

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