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    Ukraine stops shipping anthracite coal from ATO zone on June 1
    Jun15

    Ukraine stops shipping anthracite coal from ATO zone on June 1

    Head of the National Commission of Ukraine for Energy, Housing and Utilities Services Regulation (NCER) Dmytro Vovk says that shipments of anthracite coal from the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) zone in eastern Ukraine were suspended on June 1, 2016.”There have been no coal shipments from the ATO zone since the beginning of this month [June 1,...

    Head of Mykolaiv Regional Administration resigns – Poroshenko
    Jun15

    Head of Mykolaiv Regional Administration resigns – Poroshenko

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announces that Chairman of Mykolaiv Regional State Administration Vadym Merikov has tendered his resignation, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”I can tell that yesterday I had a meeting with Chairman of Mykolaiv Regional State Administration Vadym Merikov and, despite certain achievements, work related to...

    Energoatom sees revenue from electricity sales rise in five months
    Jun15

    Energoatom sees revenue from electricity sales rise in five months

    State-run enterprise Energoatom, which operates all Ukrainian-based nuclear power plants, reported that its revenue from electricity sales in January-May 2016 grew by 9.6% year-over-year (y-o-y), to UAH 16.831 billion.Wholesale electricity market payments for electricity supplied by Energoatom amounted to UAH 14.168 billion (84.2%) in the...

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed, seven wounded in Donbas in last day
    Jun15

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed, seven wounded in Donbas in last day

    Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed and another seven were wounded in the Donbas conflict zone in the last 24 hours, presidential administration spokesman for the Anti-Terrorist Operation Colonel Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing in Kyiv on Wednesday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”In the last day, we lost two Ukrainian soldiers amid...

    Russian Federation Council appoints Yuriy Chaika prosecutor-general for another 5-year term
    Jun15

    Russian Federation Council appoints Yuriy Chaika prosecutor-general for another 5-year term

    Russia`s Federation Council has appointed Yuri Chaika Russia`s prosecutor-general for another five-year term. The decision was carried by a unanimous 152 majority vote, according to Russian news agency TASS.Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko said Chaika had displayed himself as ”exceptionally professional and demanding” head of the...

    NATO steps up support for Ukraine with Comprehensive Package of Assistance
    Jun15

    NATO steps up support for Ukraine with Comprehensive Package of Assistance

    Defense Ministers of NATO member states on Wednesday agreed to boost NATO`s support for Ukraine with a Comprehensive Package of Assistance, according to a statement posted on NATO`s official website.”The Package aims to help Ukraine strengthen its defenses by building stronger security structures,” the statement said.Secretary General Jens...

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 24.91 to dollar on interbank market
    Jun15

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 24.91 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Wednesday strengthened to UAH 24.87/24.91 to the dollar by the middle of trade, a broker at a commercial bank has told an UNIAN correspondent.Hryvnia quotes against the euro have settled at UAH 27.9090/27.9540, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH...

    Ukraine`s former tax chief Klymenko boasts rollback of EU sanctions
    Jun15

    Ukraine`s former tax chief Klymenko boasts rollback of EU sanctions

    Former head of the State Tax Service (2011-2012) and Income and Tax Minister (2012-2014) Oleksandr Klymenko has said that the European Union has lifted sanctions from him.”In less than two years, the General Court of the European Union has acknowledged the obvious: sanctions against me were applied groundlessly in 2014. In this connection, they...

    Reuters Exclusive: North Korea may be `significantly` upping nuclear bomb output – report
    Jun15

    Reuters Exclusive: North Korea may be `significantly` upping nuclear bomb output – report

    North Korea may be significantly expanding its nuclear weapons production and could have added six or more weapons to its stockpile in the last 18 months, a U.S. research institute said on Tuesday, according to Reuters.The Washington-based Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) estimated last year that North Korea had 10 to 16...

    Chubarov: Russia turns Crimea into strong military base
    Jun15

    Chubarov: Russia turns Crimea into strong military base

    Member of Parliament from the Petro Poroshenko Bloc and Chairman of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis Refat Chubarov has said that Russia has been turning the Crimean peninsula into a strong military base on the southern flank of NATO, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”Russia has been pursuing the policy that is already obvious to all of us: it has...

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