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    Russia wants to recognize three Ukrainian organizations ”unwanted”
    Apr18

    Russia wants to recognize three Ukrainian organizations ”unwanted”

    The Russian Ministry of Justice, General Prosecutor`s Office and the Foreign Ministry are collecting and analyzing data for the possible banning four non-profit organizations from the so-called ”stop list” adopted last year by the Russian Federation Council, that`s according to the chairman of the international affairs committee of the Federation...

    Savchenko requires Convention on Transfer of Sentenced Persons be applied to her
    Apr18

    Savchenko requires Convention on Transfer of Sentenced Persons be applied to her

    The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine has received an appeal from the Ukrainian female pilot and MP Nadia Savchenko sentenced in Russia to imprisonment with a request to launch the process of her return to Ukraine, Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko wrote on Facebook.In her letter Savchenko asked to be transferred to Ukraine within the framework of the...

    Avakov speaks of losses of National Guard, Interior Ministry in Donbas
    Apr18

    Avakov speaks of losses of National Guard, Interior Ministry in Donbas

    Interior Minister Arsen Avakov reported on the death of 308 soldiers from the battalions of the National Guard and the Ministry of Interior in hostilities in Donbas over two years of conflict. In his Facebook posting, the Minister expressed support for the volunteer battalions and said that he for the first time gave the official statistics on...

    Jerusalem bus bomb wounds 16, Netanyahu hints at Palestinian link: Reuters
    Apr18

    Jerusalem bus bomb wounds 16, Netanyahu hints at Palestinian link: Reuters

    An explosion aboard a bus in Jerusalem left 16 wounded on Monday, Israeli media said, and police said it may have been a militant attack or the result of a fire from other causes, according to Reuters.A bomb blew up a bus and set fire to another in Jerusalem on Monday, wounding 16 people in an attack that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

    Lukashenko to sack Govt if plan for Belarus development not fulfilled
    Apr18

    Lukashenko to sack Govt if plan for Belarus development not fulfilled

    Top-ranking government officials, the government, the National Bank and the governors should step efforts to solve Belarus social and economic development issues, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said as he heard out a report on the country`s development in Q1 2016 and the measures to raise the efficiency of the economy on 18 April,...

    Swiss National Bank approves a $200 mln loan to NBU
    Apr18

    Swiss National Bank approves a $200 mln loan to NBU

    The Swiss National Bank will provide a loan to the National Bank of Ukraine in the amount of $200 million in several tranches, which will be used to replenish Ukraine`s international reserves, as reported on the NBU website. The report refers to an earlier signed bilateral loan agreement which entered into force on April 6 between the National...

    Ukraine`s gas stocks in underground facilities grow to 8.6 bcm
    Apr18

    Ukraine`s gas stocks in underground facilities grow to 8.6 bcm

    The stocks of natural gas in Ukraine`s underground storage facilities grew by 1.6% from April 11 to April 16, or 135 million cubic meters (mcm), to 8.595 billion cubic meters (bcm) from 8.46 bcm, according to the operator of Ukraine`s gas transport system, Ukrtransgaz. The average daily volume of pumping gas for underground storage is about 16...

    Russian GRU officers Yerofeyev, Alexandrov sentenced to 14 years in Ukraine prison
    Apr18

    Russian GRU officers Yerofeyev, Alexandrov sentenced to 14 years in Ukraine prison

    Russian military intelligence servicemen Yevgeny Yerofeyev and Alexander Alexandrov were found guilty and sentenced to 14 years in prison with confiscation of property. The sentence was rendered by a board of judges of Holosiyivskyi district court in Kyiv, chaired by Judge Mykola Didyk. The court found Alexandrov and Yerofeyev guilty under the...

    Kernel sells two oilseed crushing plants in Russia for $12 mln
    Apr18

    Kernel sells two oilseed crushing plants in Russia for $12 mln

    Ukraine`s largest vegetable oil producer, Kernel, announces it has sold two Russian-based oilseed crushing plants for RUB 800 million ($12 million). ”Kernel reports it has divested two oilseed crushing plants located in southern Russia for RUB 800 million paid in cash by the buyer,” the company said in an official statement. The plants have a...

    Income for IS drops 30%
    Apr18

    Income for IS drops 30%

    A U.S.-based analysis firm says the Islamic State (IS) militant group`s income has dropped by about one-third in the past 15 months, describing the decline as a threat to its long-term rule over its self-proclaimed caliphate, according to Radio Liberty.In a report released on April 18, IHS says revenue for the group fell to $56 million in March...

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