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    Gazprom to challenge UAH 86 bln penalty imposed by Ukraine Antimonopoly Committee
    Apr13

    Gazprom to challenge UAH 86 bln penalty imposed by Ukraine Antimonopoly Committee

    Russian energy giant Gazprom has decided to appeal to the Commercial Court of Kyiv to contest a decision of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (ACU) issued three months ago to fine Gazprom UAH 86 billion for the abuse of monopoly position in the Ukrainian natural gas transit market.It is reported that Ukraine`s largest energy holding Naftogaz...

    UN calls for immediate release of its staff member held captive in Donetsk
    Apr13

    UN calls for immediate release of its staff member held captive in Donetsk

    The United Nations has called for the immediate and unconditional release of one of its staff members, who is being held captive in the militant-occupied eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, according to Ukraine Today.”The United Nations is deeply concerned about this fact, and has mobilized all channels to ensure his immediate and unconditional...

    Number of crimes in Kyiv rose by 45% – National Police
    Apr13

    Number of crimes in Kyiv rose by 45% – National Police

    A total of 30,851 reports of offenses has been recorded in the first quarter by Kyiv police, which is 45% more than in the same period last year, the press service of the National police in the city of Kyiv reports.”Analyzing the situation, I can say that there are a number of problems requiring special attention. We are concerned about the...

    Ex-prosecutor Kasko says PGO eager to ”lock him up”
    Apr13

    Ex-prosecutor Kasko says PGO eager to ”lock him up”

    Former Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine Vitaliy Kasko claims that the Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) is set to submit to Kyiv Pechersk District Court a motion for his arrest as a preventive measure, according to an UaPosition correspondent.The Prosecutor General`s Office continues to adhere to the illicit position that he is a suspect in a...

    Polish defense minister satisfied with NATO talks
    Apr13

    Polish defense minister satisfied with NATO talks

    Poland has been pushing for a permanent NATO presence in the region since the Russian-Ukrainian crisis began in 2014.”Most of our [Polish] views on the format of a permanent presence on the eastern flank are shared by the Secretary-General and General Breedlove,” Macierewicz said, according to Radio Poland.”I can say that Poland`s postulates are...

    Two ”Russian spies” caught in Istanbul: Hurriyet
    Apr13

    Two ”Russian spies” caught in Istanbul: Hurriyet

    Two Russian ”spies” alleged to be involved in the killing of Chechen militant Abdulvakhid Edelgireyev in Turkey were caught in a joint operation that took six months to prepare by the National Intelligence Organization (M?T) and police on April 8 in Istanbul, a report has claimed.The alleged spies, 52-year-old Iurii Anisimov and 55-year-old...

    Syria holds elections as fragile peace talks restart: DW
    Apr13

    Syria holds elections as fragile peace talks restart: DW

    Government-controlled parts of Syria are holding widely criticized parliamentary elections on Wednesday as UN-mediated peace talks restart in Geneva, Deutsche Welle reported.With over 50% of Syria`s population displaced and swaths of territory under the control of various armed groups, Wednesday`s vote to elect 250 members to the People`s...

    One of Poland`s most successful transport managers to chair Ukrainian Railways
    Apr13

    One of Poland`s most successful transport managers to chair Ukrainian Railways

    Polish citizen Wojciech Balczun has been selected to chair Ukrainian Railways (Ukrzaliznytsia) public joint-stock company by the Nominations Committee of Ukraine`s Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, according to Ukraine Today.Balczun is said to have over 15 years of professional experience, including seven years of top management...

    EC to propose abolition of visas for Ukrainians in two weeks – media
    Apr13

    EC to propose abolition of visas for Ukrainians in two weeks – media

    The European Commission will send to the European Council a proposal for the abolition of visas for citizens of Ukraine in two weeks, Brussels reporter for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Rikard Jozwiak wrote on Twitter on Tuesday, April 12.”The EU commission will come with its proposal for visa lib for Ukraine in two weeks,” he tweeted.The...

    Russia conceals results on Savchenko`s medical check – lawyer
    Apr13

    Russia conceals results on Savchenko`s medical check – lawyer

    As of late April 12, only the Russian Federal Penitentiary Service has information about the health status of Ukrainian citizen Nadia Savchenko, based on the results of medical examinations, her lawyer Nikolay Polozov told RFE/RL.”Nadia is not given the results of analyzes or results of medical checks. They are not given to relatives or lawyers...

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