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    Ukraine wants to stop importing gas by 2020 – Energy Ministry
    May26

    Ukraine wants to stop importing gas by 2020 – Energy Ministry

    Ukraine intends to switch completely to the natural gas of own production and to abandon its imports by 2020, Minister of Energy and Coal Industry Ihor Nasalyk said during the Energy Congress.”We are going to escape from this loop. We will put an end to this, we will not import gas in 4.5 years,” the minister said.According to Nasalyk, gas...

    Some 3,044 Ukrainians released from captivity since start of Donbas conflict
    May26

    Some 3,044 Ukrainians released from captivity since start of Donbas conflict

    Some 3,044 Ukrainians have been released from captivity over two years of the armed conflict in Donbas, said Yuriy Tandit, deputy head of the SBU Security Service and chairman of the Joint Coordination Center on the release of the hostages, during the 8th International Conference ”Protection of democratic values and respect for human rights in...

    Klitschko resigns as BPP Solidarnist chairman
    May26

    Klitschko resigns as BPP Solidarnist chairman

    Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko wrote a letter of resignation as chairman of the Poroshenko Party Bloc ”Solidarnist,” the press service of the mayor said.During the meeting of Kyiv City Council, Klitschko said that initially, as soon as the new law on civil service entered into force May 1, he said that he would not break the law and emphasized that...

    Kremlin`s prisoners: Media tell of Ukrainians thrown into Russian dungeons
    May26

    Kremlin`s prisoners: Media tell of Ukrainians thrown into Russian dungeons

    Nine political prisoners from Ukraine still remain in Russia. In addition, 18 Ukrainian citizens have been detained in the occupied territory of Crimea.Charges against Ukrainians are typical – terrorism, extremism and espionage, according to Novoe Vremya.A 39-year-old Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov was sentenced to 20 years in a penal...

    Putin: Russia, EU should draw conclusions from events in Ukraine
    May26

    Putin: Russia, EU should draw conclusions from events in Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said the ”necessary conclusions” should be drawn from the events in Ukraine and a single zone of economic and humanitarian cooperation must be built in a vast area between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, that`s according to his article published in the Greek newspaper Kathimerini titled ”Russia and Greece:...

    Rozenko clarifies earlier statement on alternative energy resources for rural areas
    May26

    Rozenko clarifies earlier statement on alternative energy resources for rural areas

    Vice Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko argues that apart from criticism stirred up by his earlier call for rural residents to consider the possibility of using alternative energy sources instead of natural gas, it [proposal] has found enormous support from those people who have a clue about energy efficiency.Some regions of Ukraine can boast good...

    NBU supports lifting 2% forex tax
    May26

    NBU supports lifting 2% forex tax

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) plans further easing of foreign currency restrictions and supports the abolition of a 2% deduction to the Pension Fund on foreign currency exchange transactions, according to the regulator`s posting on Facebook referring to the chief of the NBU`s open market op`s dept Serhiy Ponomarenko.According to Ponomarenko,...

    Savchenko to join Parliament’s National Security and Defense Committee – MP
    May26

    Savchenko to join Parliament’s National Security and Defense Committee – MP

    Member of Parliament Nadia Savchenko will become member of the Verkhovna Rada`s Committee on National Security and Defense, MP Ivan Krulko has told 112 Ukraine TV Channel. ”After the meeting at the Presidential Administration, Savchenko attended a meeting of the Batkivschyna faction. We had a very warm conversation. Nadia is a team player and...

    Oil regains $50 as dollar weakens
    May26

    Oil regains $50 as dollar weakens

    Brent crude traded above $50 a barrel for the first time since November amid a retreat in the dollar, according to Bloomberg.Crude oil rallied after data showed U.S. stockpiles declined more than forecast at a time when output is shrinking in Nigeria and Venezuela, Bloomberg reports.Brent crude rose 0.7% to $50.09 a barrel as of 07:23 London...

    Sweden votes yes to controversial NATO deal
    May26

    Sweden votes yes to controversial NATO deal

    Swedish Parliament ratified the so-called Host Nation Support Agreement (HNSA) late Wednesday afternoon which could allow NATO to deploy forces in Sweden, according to The Local.Originally signed in September 2014, the HNSA with NATO would allow the alliance to transport helicopters, aircraft and ships across Swedish territory, but only upon...

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