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    Ex-USAID officer: Inviting Kyiv to join NATO not in American national interests
    May05

    Ex-USAID officer: Inviting Kyiv to join NATO not in American national interests

    Former USAID project officer Josh Cohen, who was involved in managing economic reform projects in the former Soviet Union, claims that inviting Kyiv to join NATO is not in American national interests, according to his commentary published by Reuters on Thursday. ”Located astride a giant neighbor, Ukraine is a classic victim of Robert Kaplan`s...

    Higher gas prices not to have much impact on inflation – NBU
    May05

    Higher gas prices not to have much impact on inflation – NBU

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) says that the Ukrainian government`s decision to raise gas prices for households and industrial consumers will not have a significant impact on inflation.”We support the government decision`s because it is important for Naftogaz`s financial strength, and it will not have a significant impact on inflation,” a...

    Road accident dispute behind attack on Odesa journalists – police
    May05

    Road accident dispute behind attack on Odesa journalists – police

    Police report that a dispute concerning a road accident involving a car belonging to a victim`s relative was the cause behind an armed attack on an employee of Odesa`s TV Channel 7 on May 3.The police established that driving backward, a Nissan Sunny hit a Honda car at 12:37 local time on the day of the attack in the center of Odesa, and left the...

    IMF mission visiting Kyiv on May 10-18
    May05

    IMF mission visiting Kyiv on May 10-18

    The mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will be visiting Kyiv May 10 through May 18, according to Ukrainian newspaper Ekonomichna Pravda, which cited a government source.The mission will continue the second review of the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) adopted for Ukraine.IMF experts, who will be led by Ron van Rooden, will focus on the...

    Fort McMurray fire: State of emergency declared
    May05

    Fort McMurray fire: State of emergency declared

    An estimated 1,600 homes and buildings have been destroyed by a wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alberta, and the province has declared a state of emergency, Canada`s news organization CTV News reported. The northern Alberta town, which is Canada`s oilsands capital, was caught off guard by a quick-spreading conflagration on Tuesday, the report said.By...

    Russia proxies attack Ukraine 13 times in last day, full ceasefire on Thursday
    May05

    Russia proxies attack Ukraine 13 times in last day, full ceasefire on Thursday

    Russian-backed militants violated the full ceasefire in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, 13 times in the past day, they used grenade launchers near the town of Avdiyivka, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters.”Criminals from the pro-Russian gangs have again shelled our strongholds near Avdiyivka and the village of...

    Ukraine may resume trade with occupied Donbas – Tuka
    May05

    Ukraine may resume trade with occupied Donbas – Tuka

    Ukrainian Deputy Minister for temporarily occupied territory Heorhiy Tuka does not rule out that Ukraine may resume trade with the areas in Donbas it does not control.”There are two opposite points of view. One is to build a barbed-wire fence, which is an absolutely destructive way. As a result, we will lose people there and they will be filled...

    Islamic State gunmen partially seize gas field east of Homs
    May05

    Islamic State gunmen partially seize gas field east of Homs

    Islamic State gunmen have again partially seized the al-Shaer gas field, located 120 kilometers east of Homs, Al Mayadeen television said on Thursday, according to Russian news agency TASS. Al Mayadeen said Islamic State groups unexpectedly came into the rear of the Syrian army which is pressing the advance into the Syrian desert and eastwards to...

    TASS: Russians approve of Putin`s activity despite crisis — survey
    May05

    TASS: Russians approve of Putin`s activity despite crisis — survey

    Russia`s Civil Society Development Foundation (FoRGO) has published a report ”Putin`s Majority: Structure, Dynamics, Political Preferences,” revealing Russians trust President Vladimir Putin despite the economic crisis, 84% of citizens assume that they will vote for him at the next presidential elections, according to Russian news agency TASS.The...

    Turkish ruling party preparing to replace PM Davutoglu: officials
    May05

    Turkish ruling party preparing to replace PM Davutoglu: officials

    Turkey`s ruling party is set to replace Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu at an extraordinary congress in the coming weeks, officials said on Wednesday, signaling the end of his term as premier and plunging the country into political uncertainty, Reuters reported. The decision, confirmed to Reuters by five AK Party officials, came after a meeting of...

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