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    Chinese bank to buy giant London gold vault
    May18

    Chinese bank to buy giant London gold vault

    ICBC Standard Bank PLC said on Monday it is buying a precious-metals vault from Barclays PLC`s, in the latest move by the Chinese bank to increase its role in the market`s infrastructure, The Wall Street Journal reported.The move makes parent ICBC, the world`s biggest bank by assets, the first Chinese lender to own a vault in London and extends...

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 25.27 to dollar
    May18

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 25.27 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Tuesday evening strengthened the official hryvnia exchange rate by 12 kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 25.27 to the dollar.The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for May 18:$100 costs UAH 2,527.3426 (on May 17, it was UAH...

    Sky News Australia: NSW Coroner releases MH17 findings
    May18

    Sky News Australia: NSW Coroner releases MH17 findings

    Australia`s New South Wales Coroner Michael Barnes has found the deaths of six NSW passengers in the Malaysia Airlines flight 17 crash in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, were caused by `deliberate, malicious acts on the other side of the world,` according to Sky News Australia.NSW has jurisdiction to make findings into the deaths of its citizens but...

    Ukraine`s intel reveals how much cash Moscow forwards to militants in May
    May17

    Ukraine`s intel reveals how much cash Moscow forwards to militants in May

    Russia sent nearly $19 million in cash to the militant-held occupied territory in eastern Ukraine to finance needs of the self-proclaimed ”Donetsk People`s Republic” (DPR). As Ukraine`s Intelligence Service reports, this is the money Russian-backed separatists obtained in May, according to Ukraine Today.”In early May, nearly $19 million in cash...

    Cabinet estimates amount of financial aid to Ukraine since 1992
    May17

    Cabinet estimates amount of financial aid to Ukraine since 1992

    Ukraine has received $9.3 billion under various agreements with international financial institutions since 1992 and another $4 billion in non-repayable grant assistance, Olena Tregub, Director of the Department of International Assistance Coordination and Cooperation with IFIs at the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, wrote on...

    Nuland to visit Russia May 17 to discuss Minsk deal implementation
    May17

    Nuland to visit Russia May 17 to discuss Minsk deal implementation

    U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland will visit Moscow on Tuesday to discuss the next steps to implement Minsk agreements in the Ukrainian Donbas, according to the website of the U.S. Department of State.”On May 17, Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland travels from...

    Russia banned Crimean Tatars from honoring 1944 deportation victims
    May17

    Russia banned Crimean Tatars from honoring 1944 deportation victims

    Russian occupation authorities of Crimea banned memorial events dedicated to the forcible deportation of Crimean Tatars (the indigenous population of the Black Sea peninsula), under Stalin, according to Ukraine Today. ”As expected, Russian invaders forbid the holding of commemoration events all over the Crimean peninsula that were to take place...

    Russia`s VTB says more likely to quit Ukraine than stay – RIA
    May17

    Russia`s VTB says more likely to quit Ukraine than stay – RIA

    State-controlled VTB, Russia`s No. 2 bank, is more likely to sell its business in Ukraine than continue working there, because it sees no growth prospects in the country, RIA news agency quoted VTB`s CEO as saying on Tuesday, according to Reuters.”As for Ukraine, we are suffering substantial losses there. We do not see big opportunities there,”...

    India interested in Ukrainian imports of beans, dairy products
    May17

    India interested in Ukrainian imports of beans, dairy products

    Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of India to Ukraine Manoj Kumar Bharti and his wife Anamika Bharti have made an official visit to Vinnytsia region to discuss cooperation prospects, including imports of beans and dairy food.It is reported that the Ambassador met with Vinnytsia region`s governor Valeriy Koroviy.While introducing the...

    UK referendum: 51% back Remain campaign
    May17

    UK referendum: 51% back Remain campaign

    Time may be running out for the Leave camp to make the case for Brexit as the Remain campaign`s position is consolidating and the electorate becoming more polarized over Britain`s membership of the European Union, The Daily Telegraph has reported.With just over a month to go, the sharp end approaches and greater cut-through is needed, as reported...

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