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    Turkish MFA on Mejlis ban: Crimean Tatars again tried to be intimidated, terrified
    Apr27

    Turkish MFA on Mejlis ban: Crimean Tatars again tried to be intimidated, terrified

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey has called the ban of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people by Russian occupation authorities an attempt to intimidate the Crimean Tatars, according to Anadolu Agency.Turkey`s Foreign Ministry issued a statement condemning the decision of the Russian court to ban the activity of the...

    EU to postpone May 19 Ukraine-EU summit — source
    Apr27

    EU to postpone May 19 Ukraine-EU summit — source

    UNIAN`s diplomatic source says the move is connected with the uncertainty over the possible consequences of the referendum in the Netherlands on the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement and the forthcoming referendum in the UK.”Yes, the summit is really postponed, but it is not related to the reforms. The thing is that, because of the referenda, it...

    Russian propaganda messing with children`s minds ahead of Victory Day May 9
    Apr27

    Russian propaganda messing with children`s minds ahead of Victory Day May 9

    A Russian public service announcement started spinning on YouTube ahead of the anniversary of the victory over Nazism, showing a little boy`s ”ghost” sporting a WWII Soviet uniform calling on the modern children to not be afraid to die for Russia.In the clip, a group of modern children confronts a boy in the uniform of a Red Army soldier. The boy...

    Firtash case: Austria probes alleged bribes to officials
    Apr27

    Firtash case: Austria probes alleged bribes to officials

    In the case of a Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash, Austrian law enforcers are active due to new allegations. A manager of a German consulting company, Christina W., who had allegedly been working for Firtash, was arrested on suspicion of having bribed Austrian officials, according to the Austrian-based Der Standard citing the local APA news...

    Akhmetov`s Kyivenergo increases loss by almost 15%
    Apr27

    Akhmetov`s Kyivenergo increases loss by almost 15%

    Kyivenergo energy generating company, which supplies electricity and heat to consumers in the Ukrainian capital, reported a net loss of UAH 51.4 million in January-March 2016, which is 14.7% more than in the same period of 2015, according to the company`s press service.”Such financial result of Kyivenergo in the first quarter of 2016 is mainly...

    DPR spreads another fake: accuses ATO forces of shelling near Olenivka
    Apr27

    DPR spreads another fake: accuses ATO forces of shelling near Olenivka

    Donetsk terrorists are spreading false information about the alleged shelling of the checkpoint near the temporarily occupied village of Olenivka by the Armed Forces of Ukraine, said the head of the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters, Colonel Oleksandr Motuzianyk, Ukraine`s TSN news service reports.According to...

    Cabinet to raise social standards, cancel taxes on pensions
    Apr27

    Cabinet to raise social standards, cancel taxes on pensions

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman while opening the government meeting on Wednesday said that these solutions require amendments to the law on 2016 State Budget.Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine intends to increase from May 1 social standards by 10% instead of 6% previously planned by Arseniy Yatsenyuk`s government, Groysman said.The...

    PM Groysman confirms plans to raise gas tariffs Apr 27
    Apr27

    PM Groysman confirms plans to raise gas tariffs Apr 27

    The Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers intends today to decide on the price of gas for the households in accordance with its market value.The Cabinet of Ministers intends to establish uniform gas price for the households at the level of UAH 6,879 per 1,000 cubic meters, said Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, opening a government meeting.He specified...

    Poroshenko to deploy 1,000 law enforcers in Odesa to prevent provocations
    Apr27

    Poroshenko to deploy 1,000 law enforcers in Odesa to prevent provocations

    Chairman of Odesa Regional State Administration Mikheil Saakashvili has said that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ordered to bring 1,000 law enforcement officers in Odesa in order to ensure public order in the city during the May holidays.”The President instructed Head of the National Police and Chief of the National Guard to bring an...

    Cabinet to increase gas tariffs for households to 100% of market price
    Apr27

    Cabinet to increase gas tariffs for households to 100% of market price

    On Wednesday, Volodymyr Groysman`s government may fulfill one of the most important requirements of the IMF – to raise gas tariffs for the population to 100% of the import parity, according to Europeiska Pravda online newspaper.A tariff increase was initially scheduled for April 1, 2016, and was supposed to reach 75% of parity, but the previous...

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