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    Dmytro Kuleba Ukraine`s new representative to Council of Europe
    Apr09

    Dmytro Kuleba Ukraine`s new representative to Council of Europe

    President Petro Poroshenko has appointed Dmytro Kuleba Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the Council of Europe, according to the president`s website. The corresponding decree was signed by the Head of State on April 9, the president`s press service reported.As UaPosition reported earlier, Kuleba previously held the position of...

    Some ”good news” to come for Savchenko: lawyer
    Apr09

    Some ”good news” to come for Savchenko: lawyer

    One of the lawyers of Nadia Savchenko Ilya Novikov said that she would not be escorted in the coming days and that some good news may come shortly regarding her fate, according to RIA news agency.The lawyer elaborated that he was waiting for ”fundamental news” the next week, reads the report.The lawyer believes that there will be no escorting of...

    Commuter trains collide in Costa Rica, at least 245 inhured
    Apr09

    Commuter trains collide in Costa Rica, at least 245 inhured

    Two commuter trains collided head to head on Friday morning in San Jose, capital city of Costa Rica, injuring at least 245 people, TicoTimes reports.Guillermo Santana, the president of the Costa Rican Railroad Institute (INCOFER), told reporters at the scene of the accident that ”human error” was the cause of the collision, according to the...

    Russia suspends funding of occupied Crimea
    Apr09

    Russia suspends funding of occupied Crimea

    Russia has postponed the funding within the framework of the Federal Target Program for the development of the occupied Crimea and Sevastopol until 2017 and beyond, according to the Minister of Economic Development, Alexei Ulyukayev, TASS reports.”We decided on the shift of the significant sums, so to say, to the right – moving them...

    Ukraine calls for OSCE`s ”mirror” monitoring of area near Avdiyivka as hostilities escalate
    Apr09

    Ukraine calls for OSCE`s ”mirror” monitoring of area near Avdiyivka as hostilities escalate

    The Ukrainian side urges the international monitors in Donbas to resume the practice of ”mirror” patrolling missions by OSCE SMM and JCCC in the area of Avdiyivka to de-escalate the situation, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation.It is noted that in the last week, starting April 2, there was a significant deterioration of...

    Klimkin: Dutch referendum not to stay on way of Ukraine-EU visa-free regime
    Apr09

    Klimkin: Dutch referendum not to stay on way of Ukraine-EU visa-free regime

    The outcome of the referendum in the Netherlands on ratification of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement will not interfere with Ukraine-EU visa liberalization process, according to Ukraine`s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin who spoke on Inter TV channel, 112 Ukraine reports.”There are clear assurances [of European officials] that the visa-free...

    Prices of industrial products rise by 4% in March
    Apr09

    Prices of industrial products rise by 4% in March

    The prices set by Ukraine`s industrial producers in March 2016 rose by 4%, compared to February 2016, according to the State Statistics Service. As reported on the statistics agency`s website, the industrial products` prices jumped 10.5% in March year-over-year, while compared to December 2015, they rose 4.4%. Pricing in the mining and quarrying...

    Dutch PM: It may take months to find solution to Ukraine-EU Association Agreement
    Apr08

    Dutch PM: It may take months to find solution to Ukraine-EU Association Agreement

    It will probably take several months to reach the decision on further steps regarding the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement after a No vote in the Dutch referendum, according to Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, De Telegraaf reported from Rutte`s weekly press conference. ”It is quite a challenge to meet the feelings of the no-voters,” said the...

    Key suspect in Paris attacks Abrini ”arrested” – BBC
    Apr08

    Key suspect in Paris attacks Abrini ”arrested” – BBC

    The key remaining suspect in November`s Paris terror attacks, Mohamed Abrini, has been arrested, BBC reports citing Belgian media say.Sources cited in Belgian media say Abrini is also likely to be the ”man in the hat” seen on CCTV before the blasts in the Brussels airport departure hall on March 22, according to BBC News.Prosecutors confirmed...

    NATO-Russia Council meeting to be held shortly, 1st time in 2 yrs
    Apr08

    NATO-Russia Council meeting to be held shortly, 1st time in 2 yrs

    The NATO-Russia Council meeting will be held in the next two weeks, for the first time since the illegal annexation of the Ukrainian Crimea by the Russian Federation, according to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.”Following consultations with Russia, we have agreed to hold a meeting of the NATO-Russia Council at Ambassadorial level,” reads...

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