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    Oil hits 2016 high above $43 on producer meeting hopes
    Apr12

    Oil hits 2016 high above $43 on producer meeting hopes

    Oil reached a 2016 high above $43 a barrel on Tuesday, supported by hopes that an upcoming meeting of oil producers will agree steps to tackle a supply glut, and by a weak U.S. dollar and further signs of strong demand in China, Reuters reported.Brent crude LCOc1 was up 50 cents at $43.33 a barrel at 0842 GMT and earlier in the session reached a...

    Governor Moskal to challenge in court referendum of 1991 on granting special status to Zakarpattia
    Apr12

    Governor Moskal to challenge in court referendum of 1991 on granting special status to Zakarpattia

    Zakarpattia Governor Hennadiy Moskal has filed a lawsuit in the District Administrative Court to recognize the outcome of the referendum of December 1, 1991 on granting special status to Zakarpattia region as being void, as well as to cancel the relevant resolutions of the regional council.The lawsuit is related to public response, which arose...

    Economy Ministry improves inflation forecast to 5.5% in 1H 2016
    Apr12

    Economy Ministry improves inflation forecast to 5.5% in 1H 2016

    The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade has improved the inflation forecast in Ukraine from 7.5% to 5.5% in the first half of 2016, due to the saturation of the domestic market with goods and the absence of significant fluctuations in the currency market.The relevant forecast was presented in the analytical material published on the...

    Rada Committee recommends to approve resignation of PM Yatsenyuk
    Apr12

    Rada Committee recommends to approve resignation of PM Yatsenyuk

    Verkhovna Rada Committee on Legal Policy and Justice has decided to recommend to Parliament to approve resignation of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, committee member, MP from the Samopomich faction Ruslan Sydorovych wrote on Facebook.”The Committee has decided to dismiss Yatsenyuk. But!!! It decided to recommend canceling the decision of the...

    Ukraine, EU to discuss trade liberalization at Association Committee meeting
    Apr12

    Ukraine, EU to discuss trade liberalization at Association Committee meeting

    A meeting of the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee, scheduled for April 12-13, will focus on discussions over further trade liberalization and intensification, Ukraine Trade Representative Nataliya Mykolska wrote on Facebook.”We will work together to solve problems that may arise in the process of trading between the parties,...

    Russian doctors say Savchenko`s health satisfactory
    Apr12

    Russian doctors say Savchenko`s health satisfactory

    Doctors consider that the health of Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko, who has been sentenced to 22 years in prison, is satisfactory and there is no need to send her to hospital, Russia`s federal prison authority said on Tuesday, according to Russian news agency TASS.On Monday, a concilium of doctors was held on Savchenko`s health that involved...

    Raiffeisen Bank Aval shares removed from list of Ukrainian Exchange
    Apr12

    Raiffeisen Bank Aval shares removed from list of Ukrainian Exchange

    The Ukrainian Exchange has delisted shares of Raiffeisen Bank Aval, one of the country`s largest banks in terms of assets, due to its nonconformity with requirements for the inclusion in the second level quotation list, as reported on the stock exchange`s website.”On April 12, 2016 ordinary registered shares of PJSC Raiffeisen Bank Aval were...

    Russian combat helicopter crashes in Syria
    Apr12

    Russian combat helicopter crashes in Syria

    A Mil Mi-28N strike helicopter of the Russian Aerospace Forces has crashed in Syria, two its crewmembers have been killed. The helicopter was not downed, the Russian Defense Ministry`s press service reported on Tuesday.”At 01:29, Moscow time on April 12, 2016, a Mi-28N helicopter of the Russian Aerospace Forces crashed during a mission in the...

    Russian Ombudswoman confirms Sentsov, Kolchenko ”Ukrainian citizens”
    Apr12

    Russian Ombudswoman confirms Sentsov, Kolchenko ”Ukrainian citizens”

    High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova has confirmed the Ukrainian citizenship of film director Oleh Sentsov and activist Oleksandr Kolchenko, according to the official website of the Russian Ombudsperson.”During a visit to Sentsov and Kolchenko, High Commissioner for Human Rights invited them to write a...

    Goldman Sachs to pay $5 bln for misleading investors
    Apr12

    Goldman Sachs to pay $5 bln for misleading investors

    Goldman Sachs Group Inc. will pay $5.1 billion to resolve U.S. allegations that it failed to properly vet mortgage-backed securities before selling them to investors as high-quality debt, according to Bloomberg.New York-based Goldman Sachs, which announced details of the accord in January, will pay a $2.39 billion civil penalty, make $875 million...

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