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    Ukraine`s embargo on Russian goods to remain through 2017
    Jul11

    Ukraine`s embargo on Russian goods to remain through 2017

    Ukraine`s decision to prolong an embargo on Russian products, in response to new limitations introduced by Russia, came into force on July 11, 2016.A Cabinet resolution about the embargo was posted on the Ukrainian government`s website.”The resolution is to become effective as of the day of its publication,” the document said.As UNIAN reported,...

    Survey: Indian firms best, China worst on transparency – Associated Press
    Jul11

    Survey: Indian firms best, China worst on transparency – Associated Press

    India has the most transparent companies while Chinese firms are the most opaque, according to a global watchdog`s survey released Monday that assesses the efforts of companies in emerging markets to fight corruption.Transparency International said the report`s findings were ”pathetic” and highlighted the urgent need for big multinational...

    ”Amber dealers” rake in profits equal to country`s military budget – Prosecutor General
    Jul11

    ”Amber dealers” rake in profits equal to country`s military budget – Prosecutor General

    Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko says annual profits from the illegal mining of amber in Ukraine equals the value of the country`s military budget.”According to preliminary estimates, the annual earnings of amber dealers can reach the amount equal to the country`s expenses on its military budget needs. Amber deposits can be found...

    More protesters arrested, police say Dallas sniper plotted bigger assault – Reuters
    Jul11

    More protesters arrested, police say Dallas sniper plotted bigger assault – Reuters

    The U.S. military veteran who fatally shot five Dallas police officers last week was plotting a larger assault, authorities said, disclosing how he had taunted negotiators and written on a wall in his own blood before being killed, Reuters reported. Protests against U.S. police tactics continued for a third straight day on Sunday, with scores...

    Commissioner Hahn reveals major obstacle for foreign investors interested in Ukraine
    Jul11

    Commissioner Hahn reveals major obstacle for foreign investors interested in Ukraine

    EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn says corruption may become the major obstacle for investors seeking to enter the Ukrainian market.Yet, the Ukrainian market can potentially hold great interest for global investors, Hahn told reporters during a press briefing in Kyiv.He recalled that last...

    Three Russian fighters captured amid skirmish near Troyitske in Donbas
    Jul11

    Three Russian fighters captured amid skirmish near Troyitske in Donbas

    Ukrainian soldiers participating in the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) in eastern Ukraine have captured three Russian fighters during a skirmish near the village of Troyitske, and one of the Russians has reportedly died after being wounded, according to the press center of the ATO headquarters.”In the early hours of July 11, an enemy sabotage and...

    Ukraine, Canada strike free trade deal
    Jul11

    Ukraine, Canada strike free trade deal

    Ukraine and Canada have signed a free trade agreement, in the presence of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau, according to a UNIAN correspondent.Ukraine`s Ministry of Economic Development and Trade estimates that the free trade agreement will clear the way for the removal of trade restrictions and...

    Ukraine`s underground gas stocks grow to 9.8 bcm
    Jul11

    Ukraine`s underground gas stocks grow to 9.8 bcm

    The supply of natural gas in Ukraine`s underground storage facilities grew from July 2 to July 9 by 115 million cubic meters (mcm), or 1.2%, to 9.844 billion cubic meters (bcm), according to Ukrtransgaz, the operator of Ukraine`s gas transportation system.As of July 9, the average daily volume of gas being pumped into the underground storage...

    Airbus said close to $7.5 bln A320neo deal from GoAir – Bloomberg
    Jul11

    Airbus said close to $7.5 bln A320neo deal from GoAir – Bloomberg

    Airbus Group SE is in discussions with Go Airlines India Pvt. regarding the purchase of about 70 A320neo planes worth around $7.5 billion at list prices, according to people familiar with the situation, Bloomberg reported.An announcement could come as early as this week at the Farnborough Air Show in England, though talks may extend further into...

    Prosecutor General Lutsenko reveals ”amber mafia” schemes in Rivne region
    Jul11

    Prosecutor General Lutsenko reveals ”amber mafia” schemes in Rivne region

    Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko has announced details of the investigation and arrests of suspects belonging to the so-called amber mafia in Rivne region, saying that phone taps had helped to identify the criminals and prove the key role Deputy Prosecutor General in Rivne region Andriy Borovyk played in that case, according to TV news...

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