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    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries to pay U.S. Government $519 mln for allegedly bribing foreign officials, including in Ukraine
    Dec23

    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries to pay U.S. Government $519 mln for allegedly bribing foreign officials, including in Ukraine

    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries agreed to pay more than $519 million to settle U.S. criminal and civil allegations that the company bribed overseas officials to gain business for its medications, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Thursday, Reuters reports. The company paid millions of dollars in bribes to officials in Mexico, Russia and...

    Lithuania Court rules Gazprom to pay EUR 36 mln fine
    Dec23

    Lithuania Court rules Gazprom to pay EUR 36 mln fine

    Lithuanian Supreme Administrative Court (SAC) on Thursday ruled to impose the largest fine in the history of Lithuania, obliging Russian gas concern Gazprom to pay a EUR 35.651 million fine to Lithuania for Gazprom`s refusal to sign off the gas exchange deal with Lietuvos Energija Gamyba (LEG), according to BNS media outlet. Thus, the court...

    Former Privatbank owner Ihor Kolomoisky commented on PrivatBank nationalization
    Dec23

    Former Privatbank owner Ihor Kolomoisky commented on PrivatBank nationalization

    Businessman Ihor Kolomoisky, one of the former stockholders in Ukraine`s No. 1 PrivatBank, has issued a comment on the bank`s recent nationalization. The comment has been sent to UNIAN and is being published without changes (unofficial translation): ”In this difficult time for the former shareholders, I would like to share a brief comment on the...

    OSCE reports 300% increase in use of banned weapon in Donbas last week
    Dec23

    OSCE reports 300% increase in use of banned weapon in Donbas last week

    Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine Alexander Hug has reported about a 300% spike in the use of weapons banned under the Minsk peace agreements on Donbas. ”Last week the use of Minsk-proscribed weapons increased by approximately 300%,” he said at a briefing in Kyiv on Thursday. He also reported...

    Ukrainian Member of Parliament Bereza chosen Ukraine`s representative in PACE to replace Savchenko
    Dec23

    Ukrainian Member of Parliament Bereza chosen Ukraine`s representative in PACE to replace Savchenko

    Ukrainian Member of Parliament Boryslav Bereza will represent Ukraine in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) after MP Nadiia Savchenko was expelled from the Ukrainian delegation to PACE, according to TV Channel 112 Ukraine. ”Today`s voting [on the exclusion of Savchenko from the delegation] shows that Savchenko – this is...

    Prosecutor General of Ukraine names three theories about Kniazhychi police shooting incident
    Dec23

    Prosecutor General of Ukraine names three theories about Kniazhychi police shooting incident

    Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko has named three theories about a police shooting incident in the village of Kniazhychi in Kyiv region, when five members of the Ukrainian law enforcement agencies were shot dead early in December, according to an UNIAN correspondent. The preliminary assessment of the events shows that the first cause...

    Russian troops attacked Ukraine 24 times in last day: 2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 11 wounded
    Dec23

    Russian troops attacked Ukraine 24 times in last day: 2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 11 wounded

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 24 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, the enemy fired 122mm artillery systems on the village of Novohryhorivka, as well as mortars on the...

    Ex-top managers of PrivatBank comment on ”148 bln hole”, accuse National Bank chief of information attacks on bank
    Dec22

    Ex-top managers of PrivatBank comment on ”148 bln hole”, accuse National Bank chief of information attacks on bank

    The former Board of PrivatBank issued a statement on the reasons for the nationalization of one of Ukraine`s largest banks. According to a statement, the bank had lost its right to take into account UAH 142.8 billion worth of collateral because of the NBU policy, while the government had initiated a number of information attacks, which led to...

    Ukraine to allocate UAH 5.5 bln from the national budget to prop up agriculture in 2017
    Dec22

    Ukraine to allocate UAH 5.5 bln from the national budget to prop up agriculture in 2017

    Some UAH 5.5 billion, or about US$210 million, will be allocated from the national budget in 2017 to support Ukraine`s agriculture. Ukrainian Agriculture Minister Taras Kutoviy says that the budget funds will be conductive to the stable development of the agricultural sector. ”The Verkhovna Rada has supported the amendment put forth by the...

    Lithuania found Russian spyware on its government computers
    Dec22

    Lithuania found Russian spyware on its government computers

    The Baltic state of Lithuania, on the frontline of growing tensions between the West and Russia, says the Kremlin is responsible for cyber attacks that have hit government computers over the last two years, according to Reuters. The head of cyber security told Reuters three cases of Russian spyware on its government computers had been discovered...

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