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    Ukraine estimates losses from Russia`s discriminatory trade restrictions
    Apr19

    Ukraine estimates losses from Russia`s discriminatory trade restrictions

    Ukraine has lost $98 billion worth of trade volume due to the discriminatory and unlawful restrictions on the part of the Russian Federation, according to the report on the revision of the country`s trade policy in the World Trade Organization published on the website of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine.”The volume of...

    Presidential Administrations names conditions for $2.8 bln intl aid
    Apr19

    Presidential Administrations names conditions for $2.8 bln intl aid

    Ukraine should pass 24 bills before the end of May to secure a $1.7 billion tranche from the International Monetary Fund, $1 billion worth of loan guarantees from the U.S. and a EUR 105 million assistance from the European Union, according to Deputy Head of Presidential Administration Dmytro Shymkiv who spoke at a briefing after the meeting of...

    Pseudo-elections in so-called ”DPR” postponed
    Apr19

    Pseudo-elections in so-called ”DPR” postponed

    The self-styled leader of the ”DPR,” or ”Donetsk People`s Republic,” Alexander Zakharchenko has postponed ”local elections” until July 24. Zakharchenko`s decision is sealed with the corresponding decree, published on the pro-militant websites. ”Local elections in the DPR are postponed until July 24. Head of the Donetsk People`s Republic Alexander...

    Ukraine reports top volume of freight traffic to China
    Apr19

    Ukraine reports top volume of freight traffic to China

    China currently ranks first in terms of export cargo transportation from Ukraine, while in 2015, the volume of cargo traffic between the two countries increased by 11% – to 25.5 million tonnes, according to the report on the revision of the country`s trade policy in the World Trade Organization, published on the website of the Ministry of...

    Dutch opponents of Ukraine-EU Association Agreement fail to revoke its ratification in parliament vote
    Apr19

    Dutch opponents of Ukraine-EU Association Agreement fail to revoke its ratification in parliament vote

    Two coalition parties and two independent MPs of the Dutch parliament voted against revoking the law on ratification of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement – the government initiative put forward to a vote in Parliament by the Socialist Party of the Netherlands, according to Europeiska Pravda citing NOS.nl. It is noted that the socialists...

    European Commission may propose visa lift for Ukraine Apr 20 — media
    Apr19

    European Commission may propose visa lift for Ukraine Apr 20 — media

    The European Commission on Wednesday may put forward a proposal for the abolition of a visa regime for the Ukrainians who travel to the EU, that`s according to a Brussels correspondent of RFE/RL Rikard Jozwiak.”The proposal for visa liberalization for Ukraine will most probably come tomorrow,” he tweeted.As UaPosition reported earlier, the...

    Savchenko agrees to stop hunger strike – Poroshenko
    Apr19

    Savchenko agrees to stop hunger strike – Poroshenko

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that the Ukrainian fighter pilot and MP Nadia Savchenko during their telephone conversation agreed to put an end to her hunger strike.”Together with Nadia Savchenko`s mother Maria Ivanovna and her sister Vira, I asked Nadia to stop her hunger strike. I appreciate that she agreed,” Poroshenko tweeted....

    The unpredictable new voice of Saudi oil – FT
    Apr19

    The unpredictable new voice of Saudi oil – FT

    As the fallout from collapsed oil talks in Doha reverberates, Saudi Arabia`s Mohammed bin Salman has emerged as the unpredictable new voice of the kingdom`s energy policy, according to the Financial Times.The 30-year-old deputy crown prince and favored son of King Salman was not even in the Qatari capital, where many of the world`s biggest oil...

    Ukrainian consuls visiting Savchenko – lawyer
    Apr19

    Ukrainian consuls visiting Savchenko – lawyer

    Ukrainian pilot, MP and member of the Ukrainian delegation to PACE Nadia Savchenko`s lawyer Nikolay Polozov says that Ukrainian consuls have been allowed to visit his client.”I handed over the documents. I am waiting for an access permit. The detention center`s chief came out and invited the consuls to Nadia. I will go after them,” Polozov...

    Russia said to shelve eurobond plan for this year amid sanctions – Bloomberg
    Apr19

    Russia said to shelve eurobond plan for this year amid sanctions – Bloomberg

    Russia is shelving plans to issue Eurobonds this year in the face of U.S. and European Union sanctions and informal pressure on major banks not to participate, two senior officials said, according to Bloomberg.While Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said over the weekend that the government ”isn`t closing the window of possibility to sell them,”...

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