: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: News & Summaries

    Russia extends food embargo until end of 2017
    Jun29

    Russia extends food embargo until end of 2017

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law providing for the food embargo to operate until 31 December 2017, according to Slon.ru citing official web portal of legal information.”Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in May instructed to extend anti-sanctions until the end of 2017. At the time, he noted that national producers have repeatedly...

    U.S. diplomat attacked by Russian FSB outside Moscow embassy: WP
    Jun29

    U.S. diplomat attacked by Russian FSB outside Moscow embassy: WP

    In the early morning of June 6, a uniformed Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) guard stationed outside the U.S. Embassy in Moscow attacked and beat up a U.S. diplomat who was trying to enter the compound, according to four U.S. officials who were briefed on the incident, The Washington Post reports.This previously unreported attack occurred...

    Minsk talks: Parties agree to separate forces in two Donbas towns – Sajdik
    Jun29

    Minsk talks: Parties agree to separate forces in two Donbas towns – Sajdik

    Special Representative of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in the Trilateral Contact Group on Donbas conflict settlement told reporters in Minsk the negotiators agreed on separating forces in Zolote and Petrovske, according to BELTA.The security subgroup continued considering the issues that were discussed at the...

    Poroshenko sacks Mykolaiv Governor amid corruption in region
    Jun29

    Poroshenko sacks Mykolaiv Governor amid corruption in region

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has fired head of the Mykolayiv Regional State Administration Vadym Merikov, according to a presidential decree No.277 from June 29, 2016.”To dismiss Merikov, Vadym Ivanovich from the post of a chairman of the Mykolaiv Regional State Administration according to a letter of resignation filed,” the document...

    Paris Opera singer Vasyl Slipak shot dead by Russian sniper in Donbas
    Jun29

    Paris Opera singer Vasyl Slipak shot dead by Russian sniper in Donbas

    Ukrainian opera singer Vasyl Slipak (Wassyl Slipak) was killed in the warzone in eastern Ukraine, Ukrainian journalist Yury Butusov wrote on Facebook, according to Ukraine Today. ”Vasyl Slipak, a well-known opera singer, one of the world`s best baritones, lived and worked in France for 19 years, where he was a soloist of the Paris Opera House,”...

    Toyota recalls 1.4 million cars over faulty airbags
    Jun29

    Toyota recalls 1.4 million cars over faulty airbags

    Japanese carmaker Toyota says it will recall 1.43 million vehicles worldwide over faulty airbags, BBC reported. The cars affected are Prius and Lexus models from 2008 to 2012, according to the report.Toyota and other carmakers have over the past years been rocked by millions of recalls over problems with airbags from Japanese supplier company...

    Gazprom cuts investment for Power of Siberia pipeline by 10%
    Jun29

    Gazprom cuts investment for Power of Siberia pipeline by 10%

    Russia`s energy giant Gazprom has cut investment in the construction of the Power of Siberia pipeline in 2016 by nearly 10% from $2.8 billion to $2.6 billion, RIA Novosti reported citing Gazprom Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee Andrey Kruglov.”As for the Power of Siberia last year I said that the financing would stand at around RUB 200...

    Scotland determined to stay in EU, Sturgeon says in Brussels – Reuters
    Jun29

    Scotland determined to stay in EU, Sturgeon says in Brussels – Reuters

    Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Wednesday on a short-notice visit to Brussels that Scotland was intent on remaining in the European Union, despite last week`s British vote to quit the bloc, according to Reuters.After meeting European Parliament President Martin Schulz, the pro-independence leader told reporters: ”Scotland is...

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 24.86 to dollar on interbank market
    Jun29

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 24.86 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Wednesday strengthened to UAH 24.84/24.86 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 27.4755/27.4951, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH...

    Poroshenko to make official visit to Bulgaria on June 30
    Jun29

    Poroshenko to make official visit to Bulgaria on June 30

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will make an official visit to the Republic of Bulgaria on June 30, 2016, according to the president`s press service.The agenda of the visit provides for the negotiations of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko with President of Bulgaria Rosen Plevneliev and Prime Minister of Bulgaria Boyko Borissov. The...

    Page 533 of 1307

    Pin It on Pinterest