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    Ukraine officially buys coal from occupied Donbas – minister
    May07

    Ukraine officially buys coal from occupied Donbas – minister

    The coal from the occupied territories of Donbas is officially supplied to Ukraine, said the Minister of the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons Vadym Chernysh, according to 112 Ukraine TV channel.”Coal from the uncontrolled territories is officially delivered to the controlled territory and provides us with...

    Ukraine officially buys coal from occupied Donbas – minister
    May07

    Ukraine officially buys coal from occupied Donbas – minister

    The coal from the occupied territories of Donbas is officially supplied to Ukraine, said the Minister of the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons Vadym Chernysh, according to 112 Ukraine TV channel.”Coal from the uncontrolled territories is officially delivered to the controlled territory and provides us with...

    Blast in coal mine kills at least 9 in occupied Donbas
    May07

    Blast in coal mine kills at least 9 in occupied Donbas

    Nine bodies of miners have been recovered from inside the coal mine hit by an explosion on May 3 in the territory controlled by the militants in eastern Ukrainian Luhansk region, the Special Monitoring Mission of the OSCE in Ukraine reported. ”The SMM followed up on reports on an explosion at a coal mine near ”LPR”-controlled Maloivanivka (54km...

    25 Crimean Tatars detained in occupied Crimea – journalist
    May07

    25 Crimean Tatars detained in occupied Crimea – journalist

    Mass detentions of Crimean Tatars in a coastal city of Yevpatoria in Russian-occupied Crimea were explained by de-facto authorities with the ongoing raid aimed at capturing the murderers of a family in Russia`s Krasnodar, according to the Ukrainian journalist Osman Pashaev.Police officers controlled by the occupation authorities have detained 25...

    Gazprom mulling selling stake in Estonian gas supplier Estonian Eesti Gaas
    May07

    Gazprom mulling selling stake in Estonian gas supplier Estonian Eesti Gaas

    The Board of Directors of the Russian gas monopoly Gazprom on May 11 consider termination of participation in Eesti Gaas, which is engaged in the purchase, transport, distribution, and sale of gas in Estonia, according to Gazprom, Prime news agency reported.Eesti Gaas buys gas from its second largest shareholder Gazprom and resells it in Estonia....

    Pyatt to be next U.S. Ambassador in Greece – media
    May07

    Pyatt to be next U.S. Ambassador in Greece – media

    A ”skilled and tough diplomat” was chosen by the U.S. Department of State as the next Ambassador of the United States to Greece, according to the Greek newspaper Kathimerini.”This is Geoffrey Pyatt who is now [U.S.] Ambassador to Ukraine. He became widely known because of the conversation he had with the Assistant State Secretary for European...

    Lesya Ukrainka`s ”Forest Song” is now a computer game
    May07

    Lesya Ukrainka`s ”Forest Song” is now a computer game

    The ”Forest Song,” a mythical fairy tale by one of Ukraine`s most popular poets Lesya Ukrainka, comes to life in the U.S., in a computer game set to be released in about a year and a half, according to Ukraine Today.”The game will be in Ukrainian, all the dialogues and conversations between characters, too,” said Dima Veryovka, ”The Forest Song”...

    Rada Speaker says President considering single candidate for Prosecutor General
    May07

    Rada Speaker says President considering single candidate for Prosecutor General

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko considers for the post of Prosecutor General just one candidate, according to Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy who spoke to the Ukrainian TV Channel 5.According to Parubiy, the Ukrainian president is mulling the candidacy of the head of the BPP-Solidarity parliamentary faction Yuriy...

    IMF says Russia ”politically unstable”
    May07

    IMF says Russia ”politically unstable”

    The report by the International Monetary Fund on economies in Central and Eastern Europe included Russia in the list of the region`s politically unstable countries.The Fund estimated Russia`s instability rate at between 60 and 70 points, whereas a state is considered unstable with a minimum of 50 points, according to the report.Meanwhile, Ukraine...

    Erdogan slams EU visa freedom benchmark on terror
    May07

    Erdogan slams EU visa freedom benchmark on terror

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has criticized one of the European Union requirements regarding visa freedom for Turkish citizens, according to Anadolu news agency.”We will go our way; you go yours,” he said, addressing a local rally in Istanbul on Friday, Anadolu reports.Among five remaining benchmarks for Turkey to address, the EU...

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