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    Russian authorities attempt to detain Nadia Savchenko`s sister in Moscow
    Apr28

    Russian authorities attempt to detain Nadia Savchenko`s sister in Moscow

    Ukrainian diplomat, permanent representative of Ukraine to the Council of Europe Dmytro Kuleba reports that Russian authorities attempted to detain Vira Savchenko, the sister of Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko, who is imprisoned in Russia, in Moscow on Wednesday evening.”Russian authorities detain Vira Savchenko. Our Emb in Moscow and consul on...

    Poroshenko: UN Security Council to gather on Donbas on Thursday
    Apr28

    Poroshenko: UN Security Council to gather on Donbas on Thursday

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has announced that the United Nations Security Council will gather on April 28 for an open meeting on escalation in Donbas, the east of Ukraine.”At 22:00 Kyiv time on April 28, the UN Security Council will gather for an open meeting, which has been initiated by Ukraine`s Permanent Mission to the UN in keeping...

    FT: Oil price hits highest level since November
    Apr27

    FT: Oil price hits highest level since November

    Oil prices hit their highest in almost six months as traders bet the worst of the rout is over, with the global surplus expected to shrink in the second half of 2016, according to The Financial Times (FT).International benchmark Brent crude rose above $47 a barrel, while U.S. marker West Texas Intermediate topped $45 a barrel — the highest since...

    Savchenko reportedly gets documents for extradition to Ukraine – lawyer
    Apr27

    Savchenko reportedly gets documents for extradition to Ukraine – lawyer

    Ukrainian pilot, MP Nadia Savchenko`s lawyer Ilya Novikov claims his client has reportedly received documents for extradition to Ukraine and forecasts that she may return home in the second half of May.”Vera Savchenko has visited her sister. Nadia feels better. She has reportedly been given documents to be filled in as preparations for...

    Yanukovych, Azarov granted Russian citizenship – Transparency International
    Apr27

    Yanukovych, Azarov granted Russian citizenship – Transparency International

    Transparency International`s Unmask the Corrupt investigation campaign reveals that former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and former Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov have been granted Russian citizenship and are now under state protection, according to Espreso.tv.Many facts indicate that Yanukovych and Azarov have been granted...

    Shootout in Kyiv`s Obolon district: Police detain attacker
    Apr27

    Shootout in Kyiv`s Obolon district: Police detain attacker

    The Ukrainian National Police`s Kyiv Office reports police have detained the man who wounded two police officers in the city`s Obolon district on Tuesday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.At about 19:00 local time on Tuesday, the police saw two men acting suspiciously in Obolon district. When the police approached to check their documents, one...

    Ukraine Govt predicts price of gas imports at $185
    Apr27

    Ukraine Govt predicts price of gas imports at $185

    The Cabinet of Ministers expects the price of gas imported to Ukraine at $185.11 per 1,000 cubic meters in May-December 2016, First Deputy Prime Minister Stepan Kubiv said at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday.”Target price of imported gas from May to December 2016 amounts to $185.11 per 1,000 cubic meters,” he said.According to Kubiv, a single...

    Russia innovator of modern state propaganda: Freedom House
    Apr27

    Russia innovator of modern state propaganda: Freedom House

    In 2015 Russia came out as ”an innovator of modern state propaganda” as global press freedom declined to its lowest level in 12 years, the U.S.-based human rights watchdog concluded in its annual report, released on April 27, according to Ukraine Today.Freedom House, which campaigns for the expansion of freedom and democracy around the world,...

    Cabinet appoints acting Health Minister
    Apr27

    Cabinet appoints acting Health Minister

    The Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers has appointed Viktor Shafransky acting Minister of Health, according to Vice Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko`s Facebook posting.”More important news. Today, the Government appointed Viktor Shafransky Acting Minister of Health. We are waiting for the Verkhovna Rada to appoint the minister,” wrote Rozenko.Viktor...

    Belarus imposes temporary entry ban against Ukrainian President`s envoy for Donbas settlement
    Apr27

    Belarus imposes temporary entry ban against Ukrainian President`s envoy for Donbas settlement

    The Belarusian side has banned from entering its territory the first deputy chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Iryna Gerashchenko, according to deputy chief of the Ukrainian Presidential Administration, Kostyantyn Yeliseyev, an UNIAN correspondent reported.According to him, the Belarusian side, as well as Russia, has banned Gerashchenko...

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