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    Kyiv`s court releases former Member of Parliament Martynenko on bail of 15 MPs and four ministers
    Apr23

    Kyiv`s court releases former Member of Parliament Martynenko on bail of 15 MPs and four ministers

    Kyiv`s Solomyansky district court has decided on pretrial restrictions for former Member of Parliament in Ukraine Mykola Martynenko, who is a suspect in a case relating to state-run Skhidny (Eastern) uranium ore mining and processing enterprise, and ruled to release him on bail of 15 MPs and four ministers. The decision was announced by judge...

    Ukrtransgaz schedules next gas purchase for September
    Apr23

    Ukrtransgaz schedules next gas purchase for September

    State-owned operator of Ukraine`s gas transportation system Ukrtransgaz plans to buy natural gas again in a competitive market in early autumn, according to the press service of the national oil and gas holding Naftogaz of Ukraine. In 2016, Ukrtransgaz used 1.7 billion cubic meters of gas for own in-process needs, while 1.1 billion cubic meters...

    Treasury denies Exxon waiver from Russian sanctions – Politico
    Apr22

    Treasury denies Exxon waiver from Russian sanctions – Politico

    The Trump administration said Friday that it would not grant a waiver from Russian sanctions to Exxon Mobil or any other energy companies, according to Politico. The Treasury Department announcement follows reports that Exxon had been seeking such a waiver to drill in the Black Sea. It comes as the FBI and congressional intelligence committees...

    Finance Minister Danyliuk: Ukraine to borrow $1 bln abroad in autumn
    Apr22

    Finance Minister Danyliuk: Ukraine to borrow $1 bln abroad in autumn

    Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk has announced Ukraine will resume borrowings on foreign markets and expects to raise $1 billion this autumn after the launch of the land and pension reforms, according to the Finance Ministry`s press service, which cited the minister`s interview with The Wall Street Journal during his recent visit to...

    Why Russian march to Kyiv never to be materialized – Atlantic Council
    Apr22

    Why Russian march to Kyiv never to be materialized – Atlantic Council

    Russia`s hybrid war against Ukraine is now entering its fourth year, but there was a time when few expected it to last even four weeks given the virtually bloodless seizure of Crimea, which fell to Russian troops in early 2014 without a fight, Peter Dickinson wrote in his column for Atlantic Council titled ”Why Did Putin Get Stuck in Eastern...

    U.S. ground troops kill `leading IS member` in Syria – media
    Apr22

    U.S. ground troops kill `leading IS member` in Syria – media

    U.S. troops have targeted and killed a leading member of the so-called Islamic State (IS) group in a commando raid in Syria, military officials say, according to the BBC. The attack took place near the town of Mayadin in eastern Syria, the BBC wrote. Abdurakhmon Uzbeki, who was believed to be from Uzbekistan, is said by the Americans to be a...

    Anti-Monopoly Committee of Ukraine demands to forcibly recover UAH 172 bln from Gazprom
    Apr22

    Anti-Monopoly Committee of Ukraine demands to forcibly recover UAH 172 bln from Gazprom

    The Anti-Monopoly Committee of Ukraine appealed to the Enforcement Service of the Ministry of Justice with a request to recover from the Russian gas monopoly, Gazprom, a $172 billion fine and penalties for abusing the monopoly position in the domestic gas transit market, AMC chief Yuriy Terentiev wrote on Facebook. ”The application for opening an...

    Ukraine`s grain exporters target Asia for future market growth – media
    Apr22

    Ukraine`s grain exporters target Asia for future market growth – media

    Ukrainian grain exporters are betting on Asia as the top market for their booming harvests. Grain exports will likely increase by a third to 60 million metric tonnes in the next three to five years, according to Mykola Gorbachov, president of the Ukrainian Grain Association, BlackSeaGrain reports. The group plans to target markets in Asia with...

    How Lithuanian volunteers help soldiers in eastern Ukraine
    Apr22

    How Lithuanian volunteers help soldiers in eastern Ukraine

    The Associated Press tells a story of Lithuanian volunteers` assistance to Ukrainian government forces in their struggle against pro-Russian rebels by supplying non-lethal military aid, such as night-vision goggles, helmets, bullet-proof vests and telescopic sniper sights, as well as packing colorful teddy bears for children — to help ease...

    Ukraine, IMF agree on 99% of pension reform – social policy minister
    Apr22

    Ukraine, IMF agree on 99% of pension reform – social policy minister

    Ukrainian`s Social Policy Minister Andriy Reva says Ukraine has agreed 99% of its pension reform with the International Monetary Fund`s mission, which last week completed its work in the country. The parties will coordinate the remaining technical details via video conference, Reva said following a government meeting April 19. ”Today we are at...

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