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    PrivatBank wins Commerzbank STP Award 2015
    Apr29

    PrivatBank wins Commerzbank STP Award 2015

    Ukrainian PrivatBank won the prestigious banking award Commerzbank STP Award 2015, which is awarded annually to one of the world`s largest financial institutions for the high quality of international payments.The award was presented by head of Commerzbank AG representative office in Kyiv Petro Kozlynskiy.For more than 10 years in a row, this...

    Ukrainian hackers take over popular pro-terrorist propaganda website
    Apr29

    Ukrainian hackers take over popular pro-terrorist propaganda website

    Ukrainian hackers from informal communities called Flame Falcons and Trinity penetrated the website notorious for DPR-LPR terrorist propaganda, ”Anna-News.”The main page of the resource now shows a video clip with a speech of a masked man.”If you are watching this video, we have cleared the information space from another website of Russian...

    U.S. bill backs more defense spending for Europe, Ukraine: RFE/RL
    Apr29

    U.S. bill backs more defense spending for Europe, Ukraine: RFE/RL

    A key U.S. congressional committee has backed a substantial increase in defense spending to reassure European allies jittery about Russian military maneuvers, RFE/RL reports.Lawmakers on the U.S. House Armed Services Committee also voted April 28 to allocate $150 million to help train and equip Ukrainian government forces in their fight against...

    Ukraine seeks to lower costs of trans-Caspian rail route – media
    Apr29

    Ukraine seeks to lower costs of trans-Caspian rail route – media

    The government of Ukraine plans to significantly reduce tariffs on container shipments via the trans-Caspian international transport route in order to boost the traffic and competitiveness of the rail route designed for the delivery of cargo from China to the EU while bypassing Russia, according to joc.com.The existing tariff of $5,559 per...

    Ukraine says Moldova`s quotas on Ukrainian meat, dairy products violation of WTO rules
    Apr29

    Ukraine says Moldova`s quotas on Ukrainian meat, dairy products violation of WTO rules

    The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine (MEDT) considers that Moldova`s decision of April 27 on the introduction of trade restrictions in the form of quotas and duties on imports of meat and dairy products from Ukraine is a violation of the rules of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the agreement on free trade area (FTA)...

    Arrests, police injuries in France labor law protests – BBC
    Apr29

    Arrests, police injuries in France labor law protests – BBC

    24 police officers have been injured, three of them seriously, during protests against a proposed labour law change in France, BBC News reported.More than 100 protesters were arrested as tens of thousands gathered on the streets of major cities.Some burned tyres and threw bottles and stones at police.Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said...

    EU Court to consider claims of Yanukovych, his son on sanctions
    Apr29

    EU Court to consider claims of Yanukovych, his son on sanctions

    European Court of Justice on April 29 is to consider the case of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych and his son Oleksandr with respect to European Union sanctions imposed against them, Europeiska Pravda reported citing its source in the EU Court.The cases of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych and his son Oleksandr Viktorovich are to be heard at 09:30 on...

    Poland: Ukraine`s participation in NATO`s drills is crucial
    Apr29

    Poland: Ukraine`s participation in NATO`s drills is crucial

    Poland insists Ukraine should participate in NATO military drills ”Anaconda-2016,” that`s according to the Head of the Operational command of Poland`s Armed Forces Marek Tomaszycki, Ukraine Today reported.Speaking at a regular Sejm meeting on defense issues Tomaszycki insisted it is a must, referring to Poland`s Defense Minister Antoni...

    Gazprom`s IFRS net profit up fivefold to RUB 787.1 bln in 2015
    Apr29

    Gazprom`s IFRS net profit up fivefold to RUB 787.1 bln in 2015

    The net profit of Russian gas giant Gazprom, calculated under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), surged to RUB 787.1 billion in 2015 against RUB 159 billion in 2014, the company said in a statement on Thursday, Russian business news agency PRIME has reported.Sales revenue rose 8.66% to RUB 6.073 trillion and the net debt...

    Ukraine in focus of UN Security Council: escalation in Donbas discussed
    Apr29

    Ukraine in focus of UN Security Council: escalation in Donbas discussed

    On April 28, the United Nations Security Council on the initiative of Ukraine held a public meeting due to the deteriorating situation in Donbas.Statements by Ukraine MFAFirst Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Vadym Prystaiko said at a meeting of the UN Security Council that the Russian Federation had concentrated a 34,000-strong hybrid military...

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