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    Retaliatory measures: Ukraine may extend food embargo against Russia until 2018
    Jun30

    Retaliatory measures: Ukraine may extend food embargo against Russia until 2018

    The Ukrainian Ministry of Economic Development and Trade has voiced proposals to extend food embargo against Russia until 2018 in response to similar actions of the Russia authorities with regard to Ukraine, Ukraine`s trade representative Nataliya Mykolska told reporters.”We suggest that the embargo should be extended for the same period that the...

    Another corruption scandal: police conduct searches in Kharkiv city administration building
    Jun30

    Another corruption scandal: police conduct searches in Kharkiv city administration building

    National police officers are carrying out investigative actions in the Kharkiv city administration building in connection with bribe-taking by some officials, Anton Gerashchenko, the adviser to the Ukrainian Interior Minister, wrote on Facebook.”Officials have been detained in their offices after receiving a bribe in the amount of $4,000, namely,...

    NBU may lower limit on cash settlements
    Jun30

    NBU may lower limit on cash settlements

    Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Vladyslav Rashkovan said the NBU plans to reduce the upper limit on cash settlements, which is currently set at UAH 150,000.”We are working with the relevant committee [of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine] to have this plan implemented,” Rashkovan said.At the same time it is necessary to allow...

    Belize tanker with five Russians among crew detained off Libya
    Jun30

    Belize tanker with five Russians among crew detained off Libya

    A tanker under the flag of Belize with five Russian nationals among its crew has been detained by coast guards off western Libya and taken to the military port of Tripoli, Reuters reported referring to Russian Foreign Ministry`s statement published on Thursday.The tanker was detained on Tuesday, the ministry said in a statement.Russian embassy...

    Russia names price of gas for Ukraine in Q3 2016
    Jun30

    Russia names price of gas for Ukraine in Q3 2016

    The price of gas that Russia`s energy giant Gazprom will supply to Ukraine in the third quarter of 2016 will amount to $167.57 per 1,000 cubic meters, Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller told reporters in Moscow, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”The price for Ukraine according to the price formula set forth in the contract, which was signed in 2009,...

    Ukraine, Austria raise tax rates in fight against tax evasion
    Jun30

    Ukraine, Austria raise tax rates in fight against tax evasion

    Ukraine and Austria have agreed to increase tax rates on dividends, interest and income when carrying out mutual transactions, as part of a revision of the Convention on Avoidance of Double Taxation and Prevention of Fiscal Evasion, the Ukrainian Finance Ministry reported.”The Ministry of Finance is actively working to eliminate tax loopholes...

    Turkey says airport attackers from Russia, central Asia – media
    Jun30

    Turkey says airport attackers from Russia, central Asia – media

    Turkish officials have said three foreign nationals – a Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz – carried out the shooting and triple suicide bombing at Istanbul`s Ataturk airport on Tuesday that killed 42 people, according to The Guardian.The announcement, made to western news agencies, came as Turkish police carried out raids against suspected Islamic...

    Poroshenko says decisive ”weeks or even days” ahead in visa liberalization issue for Ukraine
    Jun30

    Poroshenko says decisive ”weeks or even days” ahead in visa liberalization issue for Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says about the decisive weeks or even days in the introduction of the EU visa regime for Ukraine.Speaking at a joint press conference with Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev in Sofia, Poroshenko thanked him for Bulgaria`s strong support in the introduction of the EU visa-free regime for Ukraine.”Now, in the...

    Ukraine not to discuss changes to Association Agreement with EU – Klimkin
    Jun30

    Ukraine not to discuss changes to Association Agreement with EU – Klimkin

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin says Ukraine is not going to discuss changes to its Association Agreement with the European Union anytime soon, Lb.ua reports.”As for the talk regarding the amendments to the text of the Agreement, we do not engage [in such talk] and do not intend to. These changes are impossible without our consent and...

    U.S.-led strikes pound Islamic State in Iraq, kill 250 fighters – Reuters
    Jun30

    U.S.-led strikes pound Islamic State in Iraq, kill 250 fighters – Reuters

    U.S.-led coalition aircraft waged a series of deadly strikes against Islamic State around the city of Falluja on Wednesday, U.S. officials told Reuters, with one citing a preliminary estimate of at least 250 suspected fighters killed and at least 40 vehicles destroyed.If the figures are confirmed, the strikes would be among the most deadly ever...

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