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    Dzhemilev: 22 people reported missing in Crimea, primarily Crimean Tatars
    Apr06

    Dzhemilev: 22 people reported missing in Crimea, primarily Crimean Tatars

    22 people have disappeared over the last period in occupied Crimea, the leader of the Crimean Tatar people, Ukrainian MP Mustafa Dzhemilev wrote on Facebook.”According to our data, the number of missing people in Crimea is 22 at the moment, most of them are Crimean Tatars. These are the cases we are aware of, but there can be more…” wrote...

    Obama calls on Congress to fix tax `inversions` in wake of Panama Papers
    Apr06

    Obama calls on Congress to fix tax `inversions` in wake of Panama Papers

    President Obama hailed new Treasury Department rules cracking down on corporate tax inversions Tuesday, calling the practice of merging with a foreign company to escape U.S. taxes ”one of the most insidious tax loopholes out there,” USA Today reported.”We`ve had another reminder in this big dump of data coming out of Panama that tax avoidance is...

    Yatsenyuk doesn`t want to lift import duty on used cars from Russia
    Apr06

    Yatsenyuk doesn`t want to lift import duty on used cars from Russia

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk suggests that import duty be lifted from used cars originating from all countries but Russia, according to an UaPosition correspondent.”This should be applicable to all cars except for those produced and originating in Russia,” he said at a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday.”I have received hundreds of...

    Sports club owner shot dead in Kyiv
    Apr06

    Sports club owner shot dead in Kyiv

    Taras Zinovenko, a Kyiv businessman and co-owner of a sports club was shot in Kyiv Wednesday, just outside of the club on Druzhby Narodiv Boulevard, according to TSN news service.Head of the drug enforcement agency of the Interior Ministry Ilya Kiva, who arrived at the scene, said that the man eight bullets were fired at the man, TSN reports.The...

    FT: Panama must be pressured into financial transparency reforms – OECD
    Apr06

    FT: Panama must be pressured into financial transparency reforms – OECD

    Panama must be put under extra pressure by the G20 group of nations, banks, investors and trading partners to transform its financial transparency rules in the wake of the Panama Papers scandal, says the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), The Financial Times reported.”The whole world” should talk to the Panamanian...

    Over 1.2 mln people from Donbas relocated to other regions
    Apr06

    Over 1.2 mln people from Donbas relocated to other regions

    Over 1.2 million people have been relocated from the temporarily occupied territories of Donbas to other regions in Ukraine since the beginning of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) in the east of Ukraine in April 2014, the press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine told an UNIAN correspondent.According to the report, internally...

    Poroshenko invites Japanese investors to Ukraine
    Apr06

    Poroshenko invites Japanese investors to Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called on Japanese companies to invest in Ukraine and take part in the privatization of Ukrainian ports and energy sector facilities, according to the presidential press service.”Bilateral cooperation has never been so dynamic in our history. It has never reached such a high level of trust,” Poroshenko...

    Four Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas in last day
    Apr06

    Four Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas in last day

    No Ukrainian soldiers were killed but four were wounded in the Donbas conflict zone over the last 24 hours, presidential administration spokesman for the Anti-Terrorist Operation Colonel Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing in Kyiv on Wednesday, according to an UaPosition correspondent.”Over the last day, we haven`t lost any Ukrainian soldiers, but...

    U.S. coalition airstrike destroys ISIL headquarters compound in Mosul
    Apr06

    U.S. coalition airstrike destroys ISIL headquarters compound in Mosul

    A U.S.-led coalition airstrike took out an Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant headquarters compound in Mosul, Iraq, yesterday morning, a Pentagon spokesman said on Tuesday.Navy Capt. Jeff Davis told reporters that ISIL operatives took over the former Turkish consulate in Mosul in June 2014, claiming it as one of its headquarters, U.S....

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.95 to dollar on interbank market
    Apr06

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.95 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Wednesday strengthened to UAH 25.85/25.95 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 29.3470/29.4610, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH...

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