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    NBU simplifies procedure for return of investment
    May25

    NBU simplifies procedure for return of investment

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has simplified the procedure for the return of foreign investments in Ukraine, eliminating a requirement for an investor to submit an extract (statement) to the bank on the actual incoming of foreign currency in Ukraine or the documents confirming the investment contribution by means of reinvestment, with...

    Turkey could block migration deal with EU over visas
    May25

    Turkey could block migration deal with EU over visas

    Turkey`s parliament will block a deal with the EU on migrants if Turks do not gain visa-free access to the bloc, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says, according to BBC News.”If that is not going to happen… no decision and no law in the framework of the readmission agreement [on migrants] will come out of the parliament of the Turkish...

    ATO forces repel enemy attack near Novotroyitske
    May25

    ATO forces repel enemy attack near Novotroyitske

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 33 times in the past 24 hours, mostly after dark, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO).The militants continue to intensively attack the positions of the Ukrainian soldiers in the Avdiyivka industrial zone. ”At night, they...

    ”This borders with idiocy”: UNIAN correspondent in Russia responds to accusations of collaboration with aggressor
    May25

    ”This borders with idiocy”: UNIAN correspondent in Russia responds to accusations of collaboration with aggressor

    UNIAN correspondent in Russia Roman Tsymbaliuk commented on the publication by a controversial website Peacemaker of a new list of journalists who the site claims ”cooperate” with the Russian Federation.He said that the Peacemaker webside has turned into a group of anonymous individuals who accuse people, without any intention to look into the...

    Heavy militant attack on Avdiyivka: Footage from Donbas` hottest spot
    May24

    Heavy militant attack on Avdiyivka: Footage from Donbas` hottest spot

    The People`s Project civil volunteer center has shown footage how a heavy militant attack on the town of Avdiyivka`s industrial zone began on May 23.On the day of the attack, two Ukrainian soldiers were killed and eight were wounded in the shelling.During their offensive, Russian proxies used heavy weapons banned by the Minsk peace agreements.As...

    Variety: Vice News hit with layoffs in U.S., U.K.
    May24

    Variety: Vice News hit with layoffs in U.S., U.K.

    Vice Media is cutting 15 news staffers in the U.S. and axed three members of the Vice News U.K. editorial team, while the company also has recently hired nearly 20 employees and plans to open additional news bureaus, according to Variety, a weekly American entertainment trade magazine.As part of the overhaul of news operations, Josh Tyrangiel —...

    Ukrainian operating banks` loss drops by 16.6%, to $457.6 mln as of May 1
    May24

    Ukrainian operating banks` loss drops by 16.6%, to $457.6 mln as of May 1

    Ukrainian operating banks, excluding insolvent ones, posted UAH 11.5 billion, or $457.6 million, in aggregate loss as of May 1, 2016, which was lower by 16.6% year-over-year, according to the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU).Thirty-four operating banks were in the red with losses estimated at UAH 15.1 billion as of May 1, 2016. Of them, 25 banks...

    WSJ: Russia raises $1.75 bln on international debt market
    May24

    WSJ: Russia raises $1.75 bln on international debt market

    Russia managed to sell more than half of its planned eurobond issue, according to people familiar with the matter, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported.A banker familiar with the matter said Wednesday that Russia raised $1.75 billion in 10-year dollar-denominated eurobonds. It set the yield at 4.75% and sold $1.3 billion to investors from the...

    Reuters: Locals clamour for Russia eurobond, sanctions deter Westerners
    May24

    Reuters: Locals clamour for Russia eurobond, sanctions deter Westerners

    Russia was on track on Tuesday to place its first eurobond since sanctions were imposed on it over the conflict in Ukraine, but market sources said big Western investors appeared to be steering clear, according to Reuters.The issue, the first in three years, was heavily subscribed by local investors looking to offload dollars bought as the rouble...

    TASS: Recheck shows positive doping samples of 14 Russian 2008 Olympic athletes
    May24

    TASS: Recheck shows positive doping samples of 14 Russian 2008 Olympic athletes

    The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) confirmed on Tuesday it has received documents from the International Olympic Committee notifying that following a cross checking of doping samples taken during the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing 14 Russian athletes in three sports disciplines were found to be doping positive, according to Russian news agency...

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