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    NATO to boost presence in Black Sea region – Stoltenberg
    Jun14

    NATO to boost presence in Black Sea region – Stoltenberg

    The North Atlantic Treaty Alliance is considering strengthening its presence in the Black Sea region in response to Russia`s actions, that`s according to NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg who spoke to the journalists ahead of the meeting of the Bloc`s defense ministers, an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels reports.”We are looking into how we...

    Poroshenko says general mobilization plan must be ”polished” to be ready for Russia`s full-scale invasion
    Jun14

    Poroshenko says general mobilization plan must be ”polished” to be ready for Russia`s full-scale invasion

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko tasked the military with drawing up a general mobilization plan and a plan for the operation under martial law in case Russia goes on a full-scale offensive.The Ukrainian president drew attention to the necessity of examining the opportunities of territorial defense of the state, speaking at the...

    Plane with Soloshenko, Afanasyev lands at Boryspil airport: Swap operation over
    Jun14

    Plane with Soloshenko, Afanasyev lands at Boryspil airport: Swap operation over

    The aircraft of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry with the released  Ukrainian citizens on board has landed on a designated area of the airfield used by the Ukrainian Defense Ministry.Both Ukrainian citizens were immediately taken to the hospital upon arrival, accompanied by a security convoy.President Poroshenko is expected to meet at the...

    Media update info on subjects of Soloshenko, Afanasyev swap
    Jun14

    Media update info on subjects of Soloshenko, Afanasyev swap

    The Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia, a 25-year-old Hennadiy Afanasyev and a 74-year-old Yuriy Soloshenko were in fact exchanged for Odesa journalists Olena Glishchinskaya and Vitaliy Didenko, who had been accused of separatism.Glischinskaya and Didenko were among the organizers and active participants of the so-called ”People`s Rada of...

    Ukraine`s Rada allows companies to restructure debts owed to banks
    Jun14

    Ukraine`s Rada allows companies to restructure debts owed to banks

    Ukraine`s Verkhovna Rada has adopted a draft law on financial restructuring in second reading to regulate the procedure for restructuring operating businesses` debts owed to banks, an UNIAN correspondent reported.A total of 229 deputies supported bill No. 3555 with the required minimum of 226 votes.It is also noted that the adoption of the bill...

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 24.92 to dollar on interbank market
    Jun14

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 24.92 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Tuesday strengthened to UAH 24.88/24.92 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 27.9520/27.9970, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH...

    ISIS leader `dead` in U.S.-led air strike – media
    Jun14

    ISIS leader `dead` in U.S.-led air strike – media

    An Islamic State-linked news agency has claimed that the terror boss was ”killed by coalition air strikes on Raqqa on the fifth day of Ramadan,” according to Mirror.Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi – the secretive leader of Islamic State – has been killed, according to reports, Mirror.co.uk reports.Born in 1971 in Samarra, Iraq, those who knew al-Baghdadi as...

    Sweden wants tangible results from Ukraine`s reforms
    Jun14

    Sweden wants tangible results from Ukraine`s reforms

    Swedish Minister for Enterprise and Innovation Mikael Damberg says that Sweden as the fourth largest donor of Ukraine wants to see tangible results of the reforms being implemented in the country.”We`re proud that we`re the fourth largest bilateral donor in the Ukrainian process of reforms. That is why we insist on concrete results of the...

    Investors from Austria, Hungary, India, Japan eyeing Ukraine`s oblenergos
    Jun14

    Investors from Austria, Hungary, India, Japan eyeing Ukraine`s oblenergos

    Chief of the State Property Fund (SPF) Ihor Bilous says that investors from Austria, Hungary, India and Japan are interested in buying Ukrainian regional power distribution companies (oblenergos).Namely, these are 70% of shares in Khmelnytskoblenergo, 70% of shares in Mykolaivoblenergo, 65% of shares in Kharkivoblenergo, 50.9% of shares in...

    Germany to give EUR 6 mln for Donbas residents` food in 2016-2017
    Jun14

    Germany to give EUR 6 mln for Donbas residents` food in 2016-2017

    Germanys` federal government will allocate EUR 6 million for the implementation of humanitarian projects in 2016-2017 under a UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) humanitarian program aimed at helping people affected by war in Donbas, according to the press office of Germany`s Embassy in Ukraine.The German government is set to boost support...

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