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    Minsk talks: April 1 set as new deadline for Donbas truce
    Mar30

    Minsk talks: April 1 set as new deadline for Donbas truce

    The Trilateral Contact Group has agreed during a new round of the Minsk peace talks on Donbas that a full ceasefire will be declared from April 1, 2017, due to Orthodox Easter holidays, according to a Ukraine envoy`s spokesperson. ”The Trilateral Contact Group has welcomed the determination demonstrated by all the participants in the Minsk...

    European Broadcasting Union refutes reports on sanctions against Eurovision host Ukraine
    Mar30

    European Broadcasting Union refutes reports on sanctions against Eurovision host Ukraine

    The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has confirmed to Deutsche Welle the Swiss tabloid Blick has quoted Ingrid Deltenre correctly on the issue regarding Russia`s Eurovision entrant in the contest to be held in Kyiv, at the same time emphasizing that the organization cannot be responsible for other conclusions by the newspaper, in particular...

    IMF to hold Ukraine meeting Apr 3
    Mar30

    IMF to hold Ukraine meeting Apr 3

    The International Monetary Fund, which previously postponed its Executive Board meeting on the allocation of another $1 billion bailout tranche for Ukraine, will consider the issue of continuing cooperation with Kyiv as early as April 3, according to Jerome Vacher, IMF`s Resident Representative in Ukraine. The consideration by the IMF Executive...

    Ukraine`s January exports of ferroalloys up 34.9% on year
    Mar30

    Ukraine`s January exports of ferroalloys up 34.9% on year

    Ukraine`s exports of ferroalloys in January rose 34.9% year-on-year to 68,450 mt from 50,750 mt in January 2016, the state statistics service reported Tuesday, according to Platts. At the same time, revenues from exports of ferroalloys soared 80.8% to $79 million from $43.7 million, the statistics service said, Platts reports. In January, Ukraine...

    EU decides against provisional duties on hot-rolled steel
    Mar29

    EU decides against provisional duties on hot-rolled steel

    The European Commission has decided it will not impose provisional duties on hot-rolled steel from Brazil, Iran, Russia, Serbia, and Ukraine, but could still find the countries have breached rules on unfair competition, industry sources said on Wednesday, March 29, according to Reuters. The EU executive has a deadline of April 7 to announce...

    Oleg Sentsov, Ukrainian writer and filmmaker, imprisoned in Russia, wins Freedom to Write Award
    Mar29

    Oleg Sentsov, Ukrainian writer and filmmaker, imprisoned in Russia, wins Freedom to Write Award

    PEN America, the membership association of prominent literary writers and editors, just awarded its Freedom to Write Award to the acclaimed Ukrainian writer and filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, imprisoned in Russia, according to The Washington Post. Sentsov, a filmmaker, has been an outspoken critic of Russia`s intervention in Ukraine. He joins...

    Trump tries to deflect Russia heat to Clinton
    Mar29

    Trump tries to deflect Russia heat to Clinton

    Since defeating Hillary Clinton in November, President Trump has not had a campaign rival to criticize. And without one, Trump can seem unmoored, particularly on Twitter, according to Yahoo News. On Tuesday night, for instance, Trump complained that the ”fake news” media has been focused on the multiple investigations into his campaign`s possible...

    Ukraine`s Anti-Corruption Bureau probing into abuse of office by central bank`s officials
    Mar29

    Ukraine`s Anti-Corruption Bureau probing into abuse of office by central bank`s officials

    The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) has confirmed it has been seizing documents at the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) amid a raid on the NBU`s offices as part of a probe into abuse of office by NBU senior officials in 2015-2016. ”NABU agents jointly with the National Police`s economic crime department have been conducting...

    Naftogaz files suit with CJEU over ruling on Gazprom`s enhanced access to OPAL
    Mar29

    Naftogaz files suit with CJEU over ruling on Gazprom`s enhanced access to OPAL

    The national oil and gas holding Naftogaz of Ukraine has lodged a suit with the General Court of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) seeking cancellation of the European Commission`s decision on expanded access of Russia`s gas monopoly Gazprom to the OPAL gas pipeline, delivering gas from Nord Stream pipeline to the Central European...

    Russia spied on Latvian politicians, journalists and state institutions – Latvia`s national security service
    Mar29

    Russia spied on Latvian politicians, journalists and state institutions – Latvia`s national security service

    Last year, Russia engaged in cyber espionage against certain Latvian politicians, journalists, and government agencies, according to Janis Maizitis, Head of the Constitution Protection Bureau, Latvia`s national security authority, Delfi reports. See also: Polish lawyer charged with spying for Russia convicted to 4 years in prison At the same...

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