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    Dutch opponents of Ukraine-EU Association Agreement fail to revoke its ratification in parliament vote
    Apr19

    Dutch opponents of Ukraine-EU Association Agreement fail to revoke its ratification in parliament vote

    Two coalition parties and two independent MPs of the Dutch parliament voted against revoking the law on ratification of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement – the government initiative put forward to a vote in Parliament by the Socialist Party of the Netherlands, according to Europeiska Pravda citing NOS.nl. It is noted that the socialists...

    European Commission may propose visa lift for Ukraine Apr 20 — media
    Apr19

    European Commission may propose visa lift for Ukraine Apr 20 — media

    The European Commission on Wednesday may put forward a proposal for the abolition of a visa regime for the Ukrainians who travel to the EU, that`s according to a Brussels correspondent of RFE/RL Rikard Jozwiak.”The proposal for visa liberalization for Ukraine will most probably come tomorrow,” he tweeted.As UaPosition reported earlier, the...

    Savchenko agrees to stop hunger strike – Poroshenko
    Apr19

    Savchenko agrees to stop hunger strike – Poroshenko

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that the Ukrainian fighter pilot and MP Nadia Savchenko during their telephone conversation agreed to put an end to her hunger strike.”Together with Nadia Savchenko`s mother Maria Ivanovna and her sister Vira, I asked Nadia to stop her hunger strike. I appreciate that she agreed,” Poroshenko tweeted....

    The unpredictable new voice of Saudi oil – FT
    Apr19

    The unpredictable new voice of Saudi oil – FT

    As the fallout from collapsed oil talks in Doha reverberates, Saudi Arabia`s Mohammed bin Salman has emerged as the unpredictable new voice of the kingdom`s energy policy, according to the Financial Times.The 30-year-old deputy crown prince and favored son of King Salman was not even in the Qatari capital, where many of the world`s biggest oil...

    Ukrainian consuls visiting Savchenko – lawyer
    Apr19

    Ukrainian consuls visiting Savchenko – lawyer

    Ukrainian pilot, MP and member of the Ukrainian delegation to PACE Nadia Savchenko`s lawyer Nikolay Polozov says that Ukrainian consuls have been allowed to visit his client.”I handed over the documents. I am waiting for an access permit. The detention center`s chief came out and invited the consuls to Nadia. I will go after them,” Polozov...

    Russia said to shelve eurobond plan for this year amid sanctions – Bloomberg
    Apr19

    Russia said to shelve eurobond plan for this year amid sanctions – Bloomberg

    Russia is shelving plans to issue Eurobonds this year in the face of U.S. and European Union sanctions and informal pressure on major banks not to participate, two senior officials said, according to Bloomberg.While Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said over the weekend that the government ”isn`t closing the window of possibility to sell them,”...

    Poroshenko hopes for consensus with Putin on Savchenko`s release
    Apr19

    Poroshenko hopes for consensus with Putin on Savchenko`s release

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that he and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have managed to hammer out a certain model for the release of Ukrainian pilot, Member of Parliament Nadia Savchenko, who has been illegally imprisoned in Russia.”A telephone conversation was held with Putin on my initiative yesterday. Judging from certain...

    New Europe Weekly: NATO prepares to offer Georgia and Ukraine an ”Association Partnership”
    Apr19

    New Europe Weekly: NATO prepares to offer Georgia and Ukraine an ”Association Partnership”

    At the NATO summit in Warsaw in July, the alliance is planning to offer Tbilisi and Kyiv a newly devised status: ”associate partnership,” as well as a closer cooperation in the Black Sea. Any attempts of rapprochement between NATO and the former USSR republics, according to analysts, will make Moscow nervous and even more unpredictable, according...

    Eight Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas in last day
    Apr19

    Eight Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas in last day

    No Ukrainian soldiers were killed but eight were wounded in the Donbas conflict zone over the last 24 hours, head of the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters, Colonel Oleksandr Motuzianyk said at a briefing on Tuesday, according to an UaPosition correspondent.”Over the last day, we haven`t lost any Ukrainian soldiers,...

    Hryvnia trades at UAH 25.47 to dollar on interbank market
    Apr19

    Hryvnia trades at UAH 25.47 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Tuesday set at UAH 25.42/25.47 to the dollar by the middle of trade, a broker at a commercial bank has told an UNIAN correspondent.Hryvnia quotes against the euro have settled at UAH 28.8050/28.8600, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH...

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