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    Russian Eurovision contestant`s surprising view on Crimea – RFE/RL
    May13

    Russian Eurovision contestant`s surprising view on Crimea – RFE/RL

    Sergei Lazarev`s remarks have surfaced stressing that Crimea is in fact a Ukrainian territory. They mark a striking departure from the vast majority of Russian performers, who have either thrown their weight behind Crimea`s annexation or kept their views to themselves, RFE/RL reports.When Ukrainians selected a Crimean Tatar singer to represent...

    Visa exemption to not mean right to work in EU – Commissioner
    May13

    Visa exemption to not mean right to work in EU – Commissioner

    European Commissioner for migration, home affairs and citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos said that the visa-free regime for the Ukrainian citizens does not provide that they will receive the right to work in the European Union, according to the statement published by the Delegation of the European Union in Ukraine.”Of course, visa exemption does...

    Ukrainian banks attract more deposits
    May13

    Ukrainian banks attract more deposits

    April saw a rise in the national currency deposits attracted by the banking system by 2% to UAH 387.956 billion, and foreign currency deposits grew by 1.7%, to $13.820 billion, according to the latest data.Balances related to hryvnia loans decreased by 0.7% in April to UAH 427.118 billion, and those under foreign currency loans rose by 0.1% to...

    Ukraine Exists: Unique art exhibit arrives in Toronto
    May13

    Ukraine Exists: Unique art exhibit arrives in Toronto

    ”Ukraine Exists”, the multi-media art exhibition previously showcased in the United Nations Headquarters in New York, has arrived in Toronto, according to Ukraine Today.One of the project curators, the front-man of a Ukrainian rock-band Antytila and a famous volunteer Taras Topolya, says the aim of the exhibit is not only to popularize...

    Continued cooperation with IMF to bring Ukraine $5 bn from external creditors – finance minister
    May13

    Continued cooperation with IMF to bring Ukraine $5 bn from external creditors – finance minister

    Continuation of cooperation of Ukraine with its key creditor, the International Monetary Fund, whose mission is currently visiting Kyiv, will open the possibility for the country to receive an additional $5 billion in loans from other external creditors, according to Oleksandr Danylyuk, Ukraine`s Finance Minister, who spoke at the annual meeting...

    Jamala to compete in Grand Final of Eurovision 2016 song contest
    May13

    Jamala to compete in Grand Final of Eurovision 2016 song contest

    Ukrainian singer of Crimean Tatar descent Jamala, who presented her entry ”1944” on Thursday night, has become the fifth of the 10 finalists after the second semi-final round of the Eurovision 2016 song contest in Stockholm, Sweden.Nine other contestants who became the finalists on May 12 are those from Latvia, Georgia, Bulgaria, Australia,...

    Avramopoulos hopes Ukraine will get visa-free travel ASAP
    May12

    Avramopoulos hopes Ukraine will get visa-free travel ASAP

    European Commissioner Avramopoulos says he hopes that visa-free travel for Ukraine will be adopted as soon as possible.”Our proposal for visa-free travel for Ukraine is now in the hands of the Council and the European Parliament, and I sincerely hope they will adopt it as soon as possible,” he said in a statement following a visit to Ukraine on...

    Factually: Russia tweets video game screenshot to show chemical weapons trucks
    May12

    Factually: Russia tweets video game screenshot to show chemical weapons trucks

    The Russian embassy in the UK on Thursday tweeted an image with the message, ”Extremists near Aleppo received several truckloads of chemical ammo,” . @mod_russia: Extremists near Aleppo received several truckloads of chemical ammo. pic.twitter.com/scCEMXRvwH — Russian Embassy, UK (@RussianEmbassy) 12 травня 2016 р. ”The only problem with...

    UK Defense Ministry: Royal Air Force Typhoons intercept Russian aircraft near Baltics
    May12

    UK Defense Ministry: Royal Air Force Typhoons intercept Russian aircraft near Baltics

    Royal Air Force Typhoon fighter jets have carried out their first intercept of Russian aircraft in this round of NATO`s Baltic Air Policing mission (BAP), according to the U.K. Ministry of Defence.”The jets, which deployed to the region less than three weeks ago, were scrambled from Amari air base in Estonia, to intercept three Russian aircraft...

    Turkey interested in acquisition of coal mines in Ukraine
    May12

    Turkey interested in acquisition of coal mines in Ukraine

    Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Minister Ihor Nasalyk says that Turkey is interested in the privatization of coal mines in Ukraine and is ready to invest in the development of the Ukrainian coal industry.”We have had an interesting meeting with our Turkish partners today. Turkey is ready to provide necessary finance so that we could rebuild...

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