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    Ukraine sets sights on joining NATO
    Apr09

    Ukraine sets sights on joining NATO

    Ukraine, locked in conflict with Russian-backed separatists in its east, on Thursday drew up a new security doctrine denouncing Russia’s “aggression” and setting its sights on joining the US-led NATO military alliance. Oleksander Turchynov, head of the national security council, told a session of the body that Ukraine saw...

    Ukraine parliament approves sweeping gas sector reform law
    Apr09

    Ukraine parliament approves sweeping gas sector reform law

    Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday backed a law aimed at breaking the stranglehold of powerful groups over the lucrative gas distribution sector and establishing fairer market conditions. “This law will abolish the monopoly of the oligarchs and allow gas price reductions,” said Oleh Lyashko, leader of Ukrainian Radical Party,...

    Ukraine’s inflation may reach 50 pct in Q2: official
    Apr09

    Ukraine’s inflation may reach 50 pct in Q2: official

    Ukraine’s annual inflation rate may reach 50 percent in the second quarter of this year due to higher utility prices, a senior official said Thursday. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine parliament approves sweeping gas sector reform law
    Apr09

    Ukraine parliament approves sweeping gas sector reform law

    Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday backed a law aimed at breaking the stranglehold of powerful groups over the lucrative gas distribution sector and establishing fairer market conditions. …read more Source: Channel...

    Iran’s Khamenei breaks silence in nuclear deal, says details are key
    Apr09

    Iran’s Khamenei breaks silence in nuclear deal, says details are key

    Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Thursday demanded that all sanctions on Iran be lifted at the same time as any final agreement with world powers on curbing Tehran’s nuclear programme is concluded. Khamenei, the Islamic Republic’s most powerful figure and who has the last say on all state matters, was making his first...

    Ukraine parliament approves sweeping gas sector reform law
    Apr09

    Ukraine parliament approves sweeping gas sector reform law

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday backed a law aimed at breaking up the monopoly of several powerful groups in the gas distribution sector and bringing real market conditions to one of the country’s most lucrative industries. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine Parliament Bans ‘Communist and Nazi Propaganda’
    Apr09

    Ukraine Parliament Bans ‘Communist and Nazi Propaganda’

    The Ukraine parliament today voted to ban all the symbols and propaganda representing “the totalitarian Communist and Nazi regimes”, including street names and flags, as well as monuments and plaques. …read more Source:...

    Germany confirms "Normandy" talks on Ukraine in Berlin on Monday
    Apr09

    Germany confirms "Normandy" talks on Ukraine in Berlin on Monday

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The foreign ministers of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine will meet in Berlin on Monday to discuss the implementation of the Minsk ceasefire agreement, a spokesperson for Germany’s foreign ministry confirmed on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine separatist leader warns of possible return to war
    Apr09

    Ukraine separatist leader warns of possible return to war

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Ukrainian pro-Russian separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko accused the Kiev government of “totally ignoring” the terms of a peace deal and warned in an interview with AFP that fighting might resume.The warning came as international monitors overseeing a fragile February truce – which is largely...

    Amnesty International says Ukraine rebels killed captive soldiers
    Apr09

    Amnesty International says Ukraine rebels killed captive soldiers

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

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