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    WSJ: Russia raises $1.75 bln on international debt market
    May24

    WSJ: Russia raises $1.75 bln on international debt market

    Russia managed to sell more than half of its planned eurobond issue, according to people familiar with the matter, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported.A banker familiar with the matter said Wednesday that Russia raised $1.75 billion in 10-year dollar-denominated eurobonds. It set the yield at 4.75% and sold $1.3 billion to investors from the...

    Reuters: Locals clamour for Russia eurobond, sanctions deter Westerners
    May24

    Reuters: Locals clamour for Russia eurobond, sanctions deter Westerners

    Russia was on track on Tuesday to place its first eurobond since sanctions were imposed on it over the conflict in Ukraine, but market sources said big Western investors appeared to be steering clear, according to Reuters.The issue, the first in three years, was heavily subscribed by local investors looking to offload dollars bought as the rouble...

    TASS: Recheck shows positive doping samples of 14 Russian 2008 Olympic athletes
    May24

    TASS: Recheck shows positive doping samples of 14 Russian 2008 Olympic athletes

    The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) confirmed on Tuesday it has received documents from the International Olympic Committee notifying that following a cross checking of doping samples taken during the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing 14 Russian athletes in three sports disciplines were found to be doping positive, according to Russian news agency...

    The Moscow Times: Russian cheese imports up for first time since embargo
    May24

    The Moscow Times: Russian cheese imports up for first time since embargo

    The amount of imported cheese in the Russian market has grown for the first time since Russia introduced an embargo on Western food products in 2014, the Kommersant newspaper reported Tuesday, according to The Moscow Times.Cheese imports totaled 49,300 tonnes in the first quarter of the year, a joint report from industry news website Milknews.ru...

    Lucescu signs three-year contract with FC Zenit Saint Petersburg – agent
    May24

    Lucescu signs three-year contract with FC Zenit Saint Petersburg – agent

    Former manager of FC Shakhtar Donetsk Mircea Lucescu has signed a contract with FC Zenit Saint Petersburg, Russian news agency TASS reports, citing the words of the coach`s agent Arkady Zaporozhanu.”The contract was signed this night. The agreement was signed in a 2+1 scheme, but we can say that it is a full three-year contract, because there is...

    Greece moves thousands of migrants from Idomeni camp – BBC
    May24

    Greece moves thousands of migrants from Idomeni camp – BBC

    Thousands of stranded migrants are being evacuated from the makeshift Idomeni camp on Greece`s northern border with Macedonia, according to BBC News.Most are being taken to specially designed processing facilities some 80km (50 miles) south, near Greece`s second city, Thessaloniki, BBC News reports.Hundreds of riot police moved into the camp at...

    ”Package of consistent support” for Ukraine to be adopted at NATO summit – Bloc`s Rep.
    May24

    ”Package of consistent support” for Ukraine to be adopted at NATO summit – Bloc`s Rep.

    A ”package of consistent support of Ukraine” is to be adopted at the NATO summit in Warsaw, Director of NATO Liaison Office in Ukraine Alexander Vinnikov said at a briefing during the 3rd International Conference ”Management and the reform of the national security and intelligence services: the best international practice” in Kyiv on Tuesday,...

    Ukraine sees rise in volume of construction work
    May24

    Ukraine sees rise in volume of construction work

    The volume of construction work in Ukraine in January-April 2016 increased by 8.5% year-over-year, to UAH 14.6 billion, the State Statistics Service of Ukraine reported.In particular, the volume of construction of buildings rose by 6.9% to UAH 8 billion in the period under review. The volume of residential building construction grew by 2.5%, to...

    Scandalous Ukrainian website publishes new list of reporters ”collaborating with Russia”
    May24

    Scandalous Ukrainian website publishes new list of reporters ”collaborating with Russia”

    The Ukrainian Myrotvorets website has published on its website a list of journalists who, the activists claim, are cooperating with the aggressor state.”We`re publishing another list of accredited foreign journalists who are cooperating with the aggressor state, sponsoring international terrorism, which has occupied part of the Ukrainian...

    Flight Kharkiv-Istanbul delayed for 5 hrs due to bomb threat
    May24

    Flight Kharkiv-Istanbul delayed for 5 hrs due to bomb threat

    A flight from Kharkiv to Istanbul was delayed for five hours due to a false bomb threat, the Department of Communication of the National Police Office of Ukraine in Kharkiv region told an UNIAN correspondent.The aircraft finally took off at 08:30 Kyiv time, according to the report.At 03:30 on May 24,  the airport administration was tipped in an...

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