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    Ukraine Economy Ministry forecasts stable economic growth over next 3 yrs
    May27

    Ukraine Economy Ministry forecasts stable economic growth over next 3 yrs

    The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine forecasts a stable growth of the Ukrainian economy over the next three years and says it will do its best to enhance it.”Comparing with the last year, when our economy declined by almost 10%, this year we are expecting growth, a stable growth over the next three years,” First Deputy...

    Militants fire grenade launchers on ATO forces near Avdiyivka, Opytne in last day
    May27

    Militants fire grenade launchers on ATO forces near Avdiyivka, Opytne in last day

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 30 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO).”At dusk, the militants actively fired heavy machine guns, grenade launchers and 82mm mortars on our positions near the town of Avdiyivka and the village of...

    Japan PM Abe warns of large scale economic crisis – media
    May27

    Japan PM Abe warns of large scale economic crisis – media

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned his Group of Seven counterparts of a crisis on the scale of Lehman Brothers, offering a potential justification to again delay an increase in the national sales tax, Reuters reported citing Nikei.Abe presented data at a Thursday session of the G7 summit he is hosting, showing that commodities prices have...

    Ukrainian Radio begins broadcast in occupied Crimea
    May27

    Ukrainian Radio begins broadcast in occupied Crimea

    Ukraine`s ”UR-1 Ukrainske Radio” (Ukrainian Radio) from May 26 started broadcasting in the Russian-occupied Crimea on 101.4 FM. ”For the first time over two years of annexation, the Crimeans again hear the Ukrainian words [on the radio] and the voice of their Homeland. From now on, it will sound confidently in Crimea. We have just restored...

    G7 leaders support sanctions against Russia
    May27

    G7 leaders support sanctions against Russia

    G7 states note the need to maintain dialogue with Russia but link the duration of sanctions to Moscow`s implementation of Minsk agreements, according to G7 Leaders` Declaration signed in Japan May 27.”The duration of sanctions is clearly linked to Russia`s complete implementation of the Minsk agreements and respect for Ukraine`s sovereignty....

    Klimkin: Ukraine negotiating swap of Ukrainians jailed in Russia for captive Russian soldiers
    May26

    Klimkin: Ukraine negotiating swap of Ukrainians jailed in Russia for captive Russian soldiers

    Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin says that talks are now under way with Russia to exchange Ukrainian political prisoners kept in Russia for Russian soldiers captured in Ukrainian territory, according to TV news service TSN.Klimkin expressed hope that the next stage of the talks would be the release of two Ukrainians imprisoned...

    Newsweek: 600 Czech, Slovak, Polish and Hungarian troops to reinforce Baltics
    May26

    Newsweek: 600 Czech, Slovak, Polish and Hungarian troops to reinforce Baltics

    Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic plan on sending up to 600 soldiers to the Baltics in 2017 as a sign of support of NATO security measures in the region, according to Newsweek.Following a meeting with his counterparts from the collective of Central European countries, known as the Visegrad Four, Czech Minister of Defense Martin...

    U.S. election: Trump `wins enough delegates for Republican nomination` – BBC
    May26

    U.S. election: Trump `wins enough delegates for Republican nomination` – BBC

    The U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has reached the number of delegates needed to secure the party`s presidential nomination, according to the BBC.Its delegate count has him reaching the quota thanks to a small number of the party`s unbound delegates, the BBC reported with reference to Associated Press.They told AP they would...

    Chechen court ruling: Karpiuk sentenced to 22.5 years, Klykh should serve 20 years
    May26

    Chechen court ruling: Karpiuk sentenced to 22.5 years, Klykh should serve 20 years

    Judge of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Chechnya Vakhit Ismailov has ruled to sentence Ukrainian citizen Mykola Karpiuk to 22.5 years in a strict-regime penal colony, another Ukrainian citizen Stanislav Klykh has been sentenced to 20 years in prison, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty freelance journalist Anton Naumlyuk. ”Both...

    Reuters: Ukraine bans Gorbachev over support for Crimea annexation
    May26

    Reuters: Ukraine bans Gorbachev over support for Crimea annexation

    Ukraine has banned former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev from entry for the next five years over his support for Russia`s seizure of Crimea, a spokeswoman for Ukraine`s State Security Service (SBU) said on Thursday, according to Reuters.A spokesman for Gorbachev pointed to his response to Russian state media earlier this week when asked about a...

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