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    Poroshenko sets up working group to fight money siphoning from Ukraine
    Apr28

    Poroshenko sets up working group to fight money siphoning from Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree ”On measures to counter the reduction of the tax base and withdrawal of funds abroad,” the president`s press service reports.The decree provides for the establishment of a working group to prepare draft legislation on combating reduction of the tax base and withdrawal of profits abroad. The...

    Ukrainian court authorizes detention of Russian Black Sea Fleet commander
    Apr28

    Ukrainian court authorizes detention of Russian Black Sea Fleet commander

    At the request of the Chief Military Prosecutor`s Office of Ukraine, the court gave permission to detain Russian Black Sea Fleet Commander Vice-Admiral Alexander Vitko, the press office of the Prosecutor General`s Office told an UNIAN correspondent.On April 18, the Chief Military Prosecutor`s Office announced suspicion against Vitko of committing...

    Ukraine MFA warns Ukrainians of dangers of traveling to Russia
    Apr28

    Ukraine MFA warns Ukrainians of dangers of traveling to Russia

    Cases of wrongful detention of Ukrainian citizens on the territory of the Russian Federation are continuing, the press service of the Department of Consular Service of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said.The diplomats warn that the Russian law enforcement agencies lack humane attitude to the Ukrainians and their behavior is incompatible with...

    Jaresko`s deputy resigns
    Apr28

    Jaresko`s deputy resigns

    Deputy Finance Minister Olena Makeyeva wrote a letter of resignation, wishing ”success” to the newly appointed Minister of Finance, according to her Facebook posting April 28.”I wrote a letter of resignation from the post of Deputy Finance Minister. For over a year, I had the privilege of working in a team of a high quality manager and a true...

    Cabinet says know how to fund planned increase in social standards
    Apr28

    Cabinet says know how to fund planned increase in social standards

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine plans to compensate for the additional UAH 6.7 billion of state budget expenditures in connection with the move to raise social standards in 2016 by 16% instead of the planned 12% with an increase in tax revenues from the state gas producer Ukrgazvydobuvannya, the press service of the Finance Ministry...

    UN envoy calls on U.S., Russia to save Syria talks – BBC
    Apr28

    UN envoy calls on U.S., Russia to save Syria talks – BBC

    The UN envoy to Syria has urged the U.S. and Russia to intervene ”at the highest level” to save struggling peace talks, BBC News reports.Speaking after briefing the Security Council on the peace process, Staffan de Mistura said a partial truce agreed in February was ”barely alive,” according to BBC News.Violence in Syria has intensified in recent...

    Turkey forcing Russia to sell stake in NPP construction project
    Apr28

    Turkey forcing Russia to sell stake in NPP construction project

    Turkey is pushing Russia`s state nuclear corporation Rosatom to share its stake in the construction of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant (NPP), Gazeta.ru has reportedTurkish business is ready to buy 49% of the shares at a low price. If Russia does not agree, the Turkish authorities say they will accelerate the construction of other nuclear power...

    Russia launches Soyuz rocket from Vostochny spaceport
    Apr28

    Russia launches Soyuz rocket from Vostochny spaceport

    A cluster of three space satellites – Lomonosov, Aist-2D, and SamSat-218 – in combination with the upper stage booster Volga has successfully separated from the third stage of the Soyuz-2.1a rocket, launched from the spaceport, the Russian space agency Roscosmos said on Thursday, according to Russian news agency TASS.”The satellites are now in...

    Foreign TV host Schuster can go back on air: Ukraine suspends employment ban
    Apr28

    Foreign TV host Schuster can go back on air: Ukraine suspends employment ban

    The State Employment Service has suspended the decision of the Kyiv city employment center to cancel a work permit for a citizen of Canada, a TV host of a political panel show Savik Shuster.The relevant decision was taken by the State Employment Service in response to Shuster`s written appeal, the press service said.It is noted that, by adopting...

    New oilfield discovered in Kharkiv region
    Apr28

    New oilfield discovered in Kharkiv region

    An industrial-scale non-gushing oil flow of 4.9 cubic meters a day has been revealed during exploration of the wells of the Olyvynivska structure, which is located on the territory of the Shevchenko district of Kharkiv region, the press service of Ukrgazvydobuvannia said.Oil deposits are reported at depths between 2,100 to 2,200 meters. According...

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