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    Russia: Brexit unlikely to affect EU sanctions
    Jun24

    Russia: Brexit unlikely to affect EU sanctions

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday that the UK vote to leave the EU is unlikely to impact Europe`s decision to prolong sanctions on Russia, an UNIAN correspondent reported.”This [sanctions] process is discussed irrespective of Britain”, Peskov told reporters.”Firstly, if this happens, a UK exit from the European Union, this process will...

    Bank of England promises GBP 250 bln to calm markets
    Jun24

    Bank of England promises GBP 250 bln to calm markets

    Bank of England (BOE) Governor Mark Carney said the BOE will make GBP 250 billion of additional funds available through its normal market operations to stability markets, as needed, The Guardian reported. Giving a statement this morning following the result of the EU referendum Carney said there will inevitably be a ”period of uncertainty and...

    Russia`s Duma adopts amended package of anti-terrorist bills
    Jun24

    Russia`s Duma adopts amended package of anti-terrorist bills

    Russia`s State Duma has adopted in the third and final reading a package of anti-terrorist draft laws submitted by Deputy Irina Yarovaya.According to the document, the minimum age threshold to be held liable for the acts of purported terrorism is brought down to 14 years, Russia`s TV Channel Dozhd reports.Thus, the responsibility for incitement...

    Ukraine reduces gas consumption by almost 10% in May
    Jun24

    Ukraine reduces gas consumption by almost 10% in May

    Ukraine has dropped consumption of natural gas in May compared to May 2015 by 9.7% – to 1,229 billion cubic meters, the State Statistics Service has reported.According to the State Statistics Service, the consumption of gas in May fell by 30% compared to April 2016.Ukraine has also reduced consumption of crude oil and gas condensate in May...

    Ukrainian pilot sentenced to 12 years for spying for Russia
    Jun24

    Ukrainian pilot sentenced to 12 years for spying for Russia

    A Ukrainian court has sentenced a local pilot to 12 years in prison. The man has been accused of spying for Russia and providing Russian military with information, classified as State secrets, according to Ukraine Today.”It is established that the Major deliberately gave full information to Russian reps on the surveillance flight, conducted by...

    UNWTO to support Ukraine`s tourism development
    Jun24

    UNWTO to support Ukraine`s tourism development

    UN World Tourist Organization will work with the Ukrainian Government to support the development of its tourism sector and the cooperation will focus on the areas of tourism statistics, communications and capacity building within the Organization for tourism officials and graduates from the country`s tourism educational institutions, the UNWTO...

    Groysman instructs ministers to assess ”Rotterdam plus” coal price formula within week
    Jun24

    Groysman instructs ministers to assess ”Rotterdam plus” coal price formula within week

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has instructed the Ministry of Energy and Coal and other relevant ministries to consider the feasibility of using the so-called ”Rotterdam plus” formula during the purchase of coal and to submit its findings within a week.”I want First Deputy Prime Minister Stepan Kubiv, Deputy Prime Minister Volodymyr...

    Ukraine heads Eurocontrol Standing Committee – Infrastructure Ministry
    Jun24

    Ukraine heads Eurocontrol Standing Committee – Infrastructure Ministry

    According to the press service of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine, the relevant decision was made during a meeting of all States members of the organization in Brussels on June 23, where Ukraine was represented by Deputy Infrastructure Minister Viktor Dovhan.He also expressed hope that this step would contribute to the signing of the...

    Stoltenberg: UK to remain strong NATO Ally, play leading role
    Jun24

    Stoltenberg: UK to remain strong NATO Ally, play leading role

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has said that the United Kingdom will remain a strong and committed NATO Ally, and will continue to play its leading role in the Alliance, an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels reports.”The British people have decided to leave the European Union. As it defines the next chapter in its relationship with the EU,...

    EU calls on Britain to withdraw ”as soon as possible”
    Jun24

    EU calls on Britain to withdraw ”as soon as possible”

    The European Union regrets the outcome of the UK referendum but respects it, and expects the United Kingdom government to give effect to this decision of the British people as soon as possible, according to an UNIAN correspondent from Brussels.”In a free and democratic process, the British people have expressed their wish to leave the European...

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