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    Ukraine GDP shows slight rise in 1Q – State Statistics Service
    May16

    Ukraine GDP shows slight rise in 1Q – State Statistics Service

    Ukraine`s GDP grew by 0.1% in the first quarter of 2016 in annual terms, compared with the first quarter of 2015, as reported on the website of the State Statistics Service of Ukraine, referring to operative data.The gross domestic product of Ukraine in the first quarter of 2016 compared with the fourth quarter of 2015 decreased by 0.7%, taking...

    Impossible to have meaningful reforms in Ukraine when borders unstable: U.S. State Department
    May16

    Impossible to have meaningful reforms in Ukraine when borders unstable: U.S. State Department

    U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Benjamin Ziff was critical of Russia`s failure to implement the Minsk agreements in Donbas in an interview with Lithuania`s LNK TV.”Our position on Minsk Agreements is very clear: they have to be fully implemented before any sanction relief on Russia can be contemplated,” said Ziff.”It is impossible to...

    Trump says unlikely to have good relationship with British PM Cameron
    May16

    Trump says unlikely to have good relationship with British PM Cameron

    Donald Trump has said he is unlikely to have a good relationship with David Cameron because the British prime minister cast the U.S. presidential candidate as ”divisive, stupid and wrong” for proposing a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States, according to Reuters.After Trump`s call for an entry ban on Muslims, Cameron criticized...

    USDA projects Ukraine`s share in global sunflowerseed oil trade at 56%
    May16

    USDA projects Ukraine`s share in global sunflowerseed oil trade at 56%

    The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) projects Ukraine will retain its leading position in global trade in sunflowerseed oil in the 2016-2017 marketing year (September 2016 through August 2017), accounting for 56%.During the current 2015-2016 marketing year, Ukraine`s share in global sunflowerseed oil trade is estimated at 54%, the...

    One Ukrainian soldier killed, one wounded in Donbas in last day
    May16

    One Ukrainian soldier killed, one wounded in Donbas in last day

    One Ukrainian soldier was killed and another one was wounded in the Donbas conflict zone in the last 24 hours, presidential administration spokesman for the Anti-Terrorist Operation Colonel Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing in Kyiv on Monday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”In the last day, we lost one Ukrainian soldier, and another one was...

    After one year of talks, leaders pledge to solve Cyprus problem in 2016
    May16

    After one year of talks, leaders pledge to solve Cyprus problem in 2016

    President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci on Sunday expressed their determination to overcome outstanding issues to reach a settlement of the Cyprus problem within the year, according to Cyprus Mail.In a joint statement, Anastasiades and Akinci said ”today marks the first anniversary of our talks as the two...

    Cabinet posts endorsement of Zguladze`s resignation
    May16

    Cabinet posts endorsement of Zguladze`s resignation

    Ukraine`s Cabinet of Ministers has issued a resolution to endorse First Deputy Interior Minister Eka Zguladze`s resignation.Document registered under No. 353-r dated May 11 was posted on the government`s portal.The government also greenlit Andriy Gevko`s resignation from the post of Deputy Minister of Education and Science.As UNIAN reported...

    Europe`s largest low-cost airline may enter Ukraine
    May16

    Europe`s largest low-cost airline may enter Ukraine

    Europe`s largest low-cost carrier Ryanair is considering the possibility of entering the Ukrainian air transportation market and is in talks with Lviv`s authorities regarding the matter, according to Forbes Ukraine.”We are in dialogue with officials from Lviv, but I do not think we will discuss flights to Odesa. Ukraine now can only be considered...

    Peskov says Ukraine should stick to Eurovision rules as host country – media
    May16

    Peskov says Ukraine should stick to Eurovision rules as host country – media

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov says that the rules of selecting participants in the Eurovision song contest are general for all countries, and Ukraine that will host the event in 2017 will have to follow them.”Eurovision is an international contest and the host country should follow the Eurovision rules,” Peskov told TASS while commenting on the...

    Bloomberg: It`s up to governments to stop enabling corruption
    May16

    Bloomberg: It`s up to governments to stop enabling corruption

    It will take more than a ”Global Declaration Against Corruption” to rid the world of an age-old scourge, but don`t dismiss last week`s anti-corruption summit in London too quickly. The surge of interest in the issue is all to the good – and an opportunity that shouldn`t be wasted, according to Bloomberg.Graft may always be with us, but...

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