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    Documents published showing 2 Russian GRU officers allegedly dismissed before Donbas trip
    Mar28

    Documents published showing 2 Russian GRU officers allegedly dismissed before Donbas trip

    Documents allegedly received earlier by The New Times weekly from the murdered lawyer for one of the two GRU officers detained in Donbas in May 2015, indicate that the detainees Yevgeny Yerofeyev and Aleksandr Aleksandrov had been dismissed from the ranks of the Russian army in late 2014 and early 2015, that is before their trip to the east of...

    VW recalls 391,000 vehicles over possible pedal issue
    Mar28

    VW recalls 391,000 vehicles over possible pedal issue

    Volkswagen has announced it is recalling a total of 391,000 Touareg vehicles worldwide because of a problem that was detected with brake pedal, Ukrainian weekly Novoye Vremia reported with reference to auto news portal at autoconsulting.com.ua.The carmaker said 391,000 Touaregs built between 2011 and 2016 would be recalled because ”a circlip...

    EU criticizes Ukraine`s bill on special confiscation
    Mar28

    EU criticizes Ukraine`s bill on special confiscation

    Ukraine has implemented steps to introduce a harsh law without ensuring the right to a fair trial and right to property, according to the comments by the EU Delegation to Ukraine regarding bill No.4057 passed in the first reading, provided to Europeiska Pravda online newspaper.The EU Delegation believes that the draft law fails to provide...

    No fair, democratic standards in Kryviy Rih mayor elections  – CVU
    Mar28

    No fair, democratic standards in Kryviy Rih mayor elections – CVU

    Extraordinary elections of the Mayor of Kryvyi Rih, which took place on March 27, do not meet the standards of a fair and democratic vote, according to CEO of the Committee of Voters of Ukraine (CVU) Oleksiy Koshel.”The elections in Kriviy Rih are not in line with any standards of fair and democratic elections, neither do they meet the slightest...

    Ukraine border guards on duty joined by ”Crimea blockade” activists on de facto border with occupied Crimea
    Mar28

    Ukraine border guards on duty joined by ”Crimea blockade” activists on de facto border with occupied Crimea

    Asker civil organization is set to join the State Border Guard Service officials on Monday who serve at the border control checkpoints on the administrative border with the temporarily occupied Crimea, said Chairman of Henichesk State Administration Oleksandr Vorobiyov, according to Krym.Realii.”On March 28, the representatives of Asker will...

    Ukraine`s gas stocks shrink to 8.7 bcm
    Mar28

    Ukraine`s gas stocks shrink to 8.7 bcm

    Natural gas reserves in Ukraine`s underground storage facilities (USFs) decreased by 389 million cubic meters (mcm), or 4.3%, to 8.721 billion cubic meters (bcm) between March 19 and March 26, according to PJSC Ukrtransgaz, the operator of Ukraine`s gas transportation system.The company reports that the average daily volume of gas pumped out of...

    Oil prices rise in thin Asian trade after break
    Mar28

    Oil prices rise in thin Asian trade after break

    Oil prices rose Monday after a three-day break, as optimism holds that a production freeze among major producers may be implemented, Reuters reported.U.S. crude`s front-month contract was up 50 cents at $39.96 a barrel at 0622 GMT. Last week, the contract rose 2 cents, finishing up for a sixth straight week, according to Reuters.Brent`s...

    Hundreds rally near President`s Administration for Shokin`s resignation
    Mar28

    Hundreds rally near President`s Administration for Shokin`s resignation

    About 200 people, including public organizations and political parties, have gathered near the Administration of President of Ukraine demanding the resignation of Viktor Shokin from the post of Prosecutor General, according to an UaPosition correspondent.Head of the board of the Anti-Corruption Action Center (AntAC), a Ukrainian civil society...

    U.S. air strikes in Yemen kill 14 militants
    Mar28

    U.S. air strikes in Yemen kill 14 militants

    Air raids killed 14 men suspected of belonging to al Qaeda in southern Yemen on Sunday, medics and local residents said, in one of the largest U.S.-led assaults on the group since a civil war broke out a year ago, according to Reuters.The air strikes took place as fresh signs emerged that tensions were easing between the Iran-allied Houthis who...

    Ukraine expects tax revenue to reach all-time high in March
    Mar28

    Ukraine expects tax revenue to reach all-time high in March

    Head of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine Roman Nasirov expects that the government will collect a record amount of taxes in March.”We expect that total tax revenues in March will climb to an all-time high of UAH 57 billion, or perhaps a little more,” Nasirov told reporters.According to him, the tax revenue plan will be over-fulfilled by about...

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