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    Freight transportation by rail in Ukraine goes up in price by 15% from April 30
    May01

    Freight transportation by rail in Ukraine goes up in price by 15% from April 30

    Freight transportation by rail in Ukraine went up in price by 15% from April 30, 2016, according to PJSC Ukrainian Railways, which was set up on the basis of the State Rail Transport Administration (Ukrzaliznytsia).”The company will additionally earn UAH 100 million due to the timely increase in freight transportation rates,” the company told...

    POLITICO: Germany to push for fresh Russia-Ukraine talks
    May01

    POLITICO: Germany to push for fresh Russia-Ukraine talks

    German Foreign Affairs Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier announces that the German government wants to ”give new momentum” to peace talks between Russia and Ukraine, according to POLITICO.?”We have lost time. The ceasefire has become more fragile … I think it is necessary that we now give new momentum to overcoming the obstacles between Kyiv and...

    Bank Unison put on list of Ukraine`s insolvent banks
    May01

    Bank Unison put on list of Ukraine`s insolvent banks

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has decided to put Bank Unison on the list of insolvent banks due to the non-transparent structure of ownership, according to an NBU announcement on its website.The decision is stipulated in NBU resolution No. 300/BT dated April 28, 2016.Starting from the middle of 2014, the NBU had repeatedly informed Unison...

    Bank Unison put on list of Ukraine`s insolvent banks
    May01

    Bank Unison put on list of Ukraine`s insolvent banks

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has decided to put Bank Unison on the list of insolvent banks due to the non-transparent structure of ownership, according to an NBU announcement on its website.The decision is stipulated in NBU resolution No. 300/BT dated April 28, 2016.Starting from the middle of 2014, the NBU had repeatedly informed Unison...

    Orthodox Christians celebrating Easter
    May01

    Orthodox Christians celebrating Easter

    This year Orthodox Christians are celebrating Easter on May 1, they greet each other with the words: `Christ is risen!` and the traditional response: `Truly He is risen!`The Resurrection of Christ, in relation to the Crucifixion, constitutes the essence of the Christian Easter, which is the center of the celebrations of worship of God in the...

    NATO allies preparing to put 4 battalions at eastern border with Russia – WSJ
    Apr30

    NATO allies preparing to put 4 battalions at eastern border with Russia – WSJ

    Western allies are preparing to put four battalions – a force of about 4,000 troops – in Poland and the Baltic countries as part of an effort by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to reinforce its border with Russia as Moscow steps up military activity, The Wall Street Journal reported referring to Western officials. The U.S. is likely...

    Militants violate full ceasefire in Donbas on 1st day – Ukraine ex-President
    Apr30

    Militants violate full ceasefire in Donbas on 1st day – Ukraine ex-President

    Pro-Russian militants have violated the full ceasefire regime in Ukraine`s Donbas on the first day, said Leonid Kuchma, Ukraine`s second president and now Ukrainian negotiator in the Trilateral Contact Group, according to Darka Olifer, Kuchma`s spokesperson.”On the previous day, the Trilateral Contact Group in Minsk expressed support for a full...

    Airbus grounds Super Puma helicopters after Norway crash
    Apr30

    Airbus grounds Super Puma helicopters after Norway crash

    Airbus Helicopters said all commercial passenger flights of helicopters similar to the Super Puma that crashed off Norway on Friday have been suspended, Reuters reported.An H225 Super Puma ferrying passengers from a Norwegian oil platform crashed in the North Sea, apparently killing all 13 people on board, according to Reuters.Britain and Norway...

    Court restricts public events on Dumska Square in Odesa on May 2
    Apr30

    Court restricts public events on Dumska Square in Odesa on May 2

    Odesa district administrative court has restricted public events on Dumska Square in Odesa on May 2 after hearing a claim of the Odesa City Council`s executive committee, the court press service told UNIAN. It is reported that the executive committee has asked to ban holding of meetings and other public events in the period from May 2 to May 10...

    U.S. bill links Russia sanctions relief to Crimea`s return to Ukraine – RFE/RL
    Apr30

    U.S. bill links Russia sanctions relief to Crimea`s return to Ukraine – RFE/RL

    A new bill in the U.S. Congress would prevent the White House from lifting a raft of sanctions against Russia until Ukraine restores control over Crimea, which Moscow forcibly annexed in 2014, or settles the peninsula`s status to Kyiv`s satisfaction, Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) reported.The legislation, announced on April 29 by U.S....

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