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    Putin calls Turkey friendly country
    Apr14

    Putin calls Turkey friendly country

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that he does not consider Turkey a hostile state.”We consider Turkey our friend, and the Turkish people — friendly people. We have a problem with some politicians, whose behavior we consider inadequate,” Putin said during the Direct Line, answering the question about the deterioration of relations...

    Kyiv Commercial Court rejects Gazprom claim challenging ACU decision
    Apr14

    Kyiv Commercial Court rejects Gazprom claim challenging ACU decision

    The Commercial Court of Kyiv has rejected Gazprom`s claim to contest a decision of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (ACU) to fine the Russian energy giant, due to it being improperly , the court`s press service reported.Gazprom has appealed to the Commercial Court of Kyiv to contest the ACU decision to fine Gazprom UAH 86 billion for the...

    Russian ruble and indices collapse following slump in oil prices
    Apr14

    Russian ruble and indices collapse following slump in oil prices

    Russia`s national currency has weakened against the background of falling oil prices.According to the Moscow Exchange data, the dollar rose by 21 kopiykas to 66.56 rubles on Thursday, while euro was up by 66 kopiykas to 74.82 rubles.The Russian stock market also saw a decline at the opening of trade.The MICEX index slid by 0.03% to 1,932.21...

    NBU eases currency transactions control for individuals
    Apr14

    NBU eases currency transactions control for individuals

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has expanded a range of transactions on puttin foreign currency funds in current accounts of individuals in the territory of Ukraine, the regulator reported on its website.According to the NBU`s resolution, individuals will be able to add funds in foreign currency to their current accounts received as bank...

    MEPs write letter to Putin demanding Savchenko`s immediate release
    Apr14

    MEPs write letter to Putin demanding Savchenko`s immediate release

    Members of the European Parliament have sent a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin to immediately and unconditionally release Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko and laid on him personal responsibility for the state of her health, according to an UaPosition correspondent.The relevant letter, initiated by Vice-President of the Group of Liberals...

    EU signals about Ukraine`s violation of Association Agreement – Ukraine Trade Rep.
    Apr14

    EU signals about Ukraine`s violation of Association Agreement – Ukraine Trade Rep.

    There are clear signals from the EU regarding Ukraine`s violation of its obligations under the Association Agreement, Ukraine Trade Representative Nataliya Mykolska wrote on Facebook following the work of the Ukraine-EU Association Committee in the area of trade.”There were a lot of positive things, but there are negative and clear signals...

    Hryvnia trades at UAH 25.70 to dollar on interbank market
    Apr14

    Hryvnia trades at UAH 25.70 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Thursday set at UAH 25.60/25.70 to the dollar by the middle of trade, a broker at a commercial bank has told an UNIAN correspondent.Hryvnia quotes against the euro have settled at UAH 28.8510/28.9560, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH...

    Gerashchenko appointed First Deputy Rada Speaker
    Apr14

    Gerashchenko appointed First Deputy Rada Speaker

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has appointed MP from the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko Iryna Gerashchenko First Deputy Rada Speaker.According to an UNIAN correspondent, the relevant decision was supported by 260 MPs out of 355 registered in the session hall.Following her appointment, a number of MPs welcomed her with flowers, including newly elected...

    New Cabinet formed in Ukraine
    Apr14

    New Cabinet formed in Ukraine

    The Verkhovna Rada adopted a resolution on the formation of the Cabinet of Ministers (No.4424).According to UNIAN, voted 239 deputies out of 367 MPs registered in the session hall voted for the move.As noted by Rada Speaker Andriy Parubiy, the motion proposes appointment of nominations offered by President Poroshenko (meaning, candidates for the...

    PGO asks court to arrest whistleblower Kasko, set bail at UAH 1.8 mln
    Apr14

    PGO asks court to arrest whistleblower Kasko, set bail at UAH 1.8 mln

    The Prosecutor General of Ukraine (PGO) has asked Kyiv Pechersk District Court to arrest former Deputy Prosecutor General Vitaliy Kasko, setting bail at UAH 1.8 million, an UNIAN correspondent reported.The relevant petition was announced by prosecutors Dmytro Makarov and Andriy Parshutin at the court hearing.”We ask to apply the preventive...

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