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    NABU launches probe into allegations of ”black accounts” of Party of Regions
    May30

    NABU launches probe into allegations of ”black accounts” of Party of Regions

    Ukraine`s newly-created anti-corruption watchdog, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau, has launched an investigation based on the statement of the former first deputy chairman of the Security Service of Ukraine, Viktor Trepak, according to the NABU`s website.A corresponding entry to the database of pretrial investigations was made on Monday, May...

    KGB monument in Kyiv demolished on fourth attempt (photos, video)
    May30

    KGB monument in Kyiv demolished on fourth attempt (photos, video)

    A monument to Soviet-era KGB servicemen was completely destroyed in downtown Kyiv, according to Ukraine Today.The dismantling works re-started a week ago. Today, on May 29, it was taken down with the help of an excavator. The method caused some outrage since the monument was planned to be transported to the Soviet-art museum, Ukraine Today...

    Ukraine starts anti-dumping probe into Russian chocolate
    May30

    Ukraine starts anti-dumping probe into Russian chocolate

    Ukraine has started an anti-dumping probe into Russian imports of chocolate and cocoa products at artificially lowed prices in 2012-2014, according to the Interdepartmental Commission on International Trade.The investigation was launched at the request of the Ukrkondprom association, which comprises Roshen Confectionery Corporation, PJSC Kharkiv...

    DW: Heavy rains cause deadly flooding in southern Germany
    May30

    DW: Heavy rains cause deadly flooding in southern Germany

    Three people have been killed as violent weather struck the southwestern German state of Baden-Wurttemberg. Heavy rain caused an underground car park to collapse, according to Deutsche Welle.Much of the destruction is centered in the town of Schwabisch Gmund in the East Wurttemberg region. Authorities said a volunteer firefighter was killed while...

    Ukrainian fruit growers seek state support
    May30

    Ukrainian fruit growers seek state support

    The Ukrainian association of gardening and small fruit growing, Ukrsadprom, appeals to the Ukrainian authorities for support of the domestic gardening, berry growing and germination sectors with a view of mitigating the consequences of trade war with Russia.Ukrsadprom sent an open letter with the relevant appeal to the president of Ukraine, the...

    Poroshenko appoints new ambassador to Hungary after two-year break
    May30

    Poroshenko appoints new ambassador to Hungary after two-year break

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has appointed Liubov Nepop Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Hungary, according to presidential decree No. 228 of May 30.Nepop has previously held the position of Acting Chairman of the Mission of Ukraine to the European Union.In 1997-2000 and 2007-2008, she worked at the Embassy of...

    Deposit Guarantee Fund reveals Khreschatyk Bank managers` crimes
    May30

    Deposit Guarantee Fund reveals Khreschatyk Bank managers` crimes

    The inventory of the assets and liabilities of Kyiv`s insolvent Khreschatyk Bank carried out by the Individual Deposit Guarantee Fund since it has introduced its provisional administration has revealed numerous facts that could have been the causes behind the bank`s financial losses.The Fund`s press service reported that the Fund was planning to...

    Ukrainian political prisoners Afanasyev, Soloshenko ask for clemency in Russia
    May30

    Ukrainian political prisoners Afanasyev, Soloshenko ask for clemency in Russia

    Moscow and Kyiv are now discussing conditions for the transfer of Ukrainian political prisoners Hennadiy Afanasyev and Yuriy Soloshenko from Russia to Ukraine after they have filed a petition for clemency in Russia, according to Russian news agency RIA Novosti.”There is an agreement in principle on the transfer of Afanasyev and Soloshenko. And...

    3 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 8 wounded in Donbas in last day
    May30

    3 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 8 wounded in Donbas in last day

    Three Ukrainian servicemen were killed in action in ATO zone over the last day, eight more servicemen were wounded in action. “Ukrainian troops incurred these losses in the Donetsk and Mariupol sectors,” said Colonel Andriy Lysenko, spokesman of Administration of the President of Ukraine on ATO-related issues at a press-briefing at Ukraine Crisis...

    Hryvnia trades at UAH 25.19 to dollar on interbank market
    May30

    Hryvnia trades at UAH 25.19 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Monday set at UAH 25.14/25.19 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 27.9880/28.0380, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH...

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