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    Chernobyl wildfire nearly extinguished: Ukraine
    Apr30

    Chernobyl wildfire nearly extinguished: Ukraine

    Kiev: Firefighters have nearly extinguished a forest fire near Ukraine´s Chernobyl plant, scene of the world´s wor …read more Source: Geo...

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed in separatist attacks – Kiev military
    Apr30

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed in separatist attacks – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed in fresh separatist attacks on government forces in eastern Ukraine despite a ceasefire, Interfax news agency quoted the Ukrainian military as saying. …read more Source: The...

    Foreign donors raise 180 mn euros for new Chernobyl cover
    Apr30

    Foreign donors raise 180 mn euros for new Chernobyl cover

    LONDON: International donors agreed to pay an extra 180 million euros (US$201 million) to fund a new cover for the disused Chernobyl nuclear power plant at a conference in London on Wednesday. “Chernobyl pledging event raises 180 million euros to close funding gap,” the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), which is...

    U.S. now sees Russia directing Ukraine’s rebels
    Apr30

    U.S. now sees Russia directing Ukraine’s rebels

    The United States now sees the Ukrainian rebels as a Russian force. American officials briefed on intelligence from the region say Russia has significantly deepened its command and control of the militants in eastern Ukraine in recent months, leading the U.S. to quietly introduce a new term: “combined Russian-separatist forces.” The State...

    Ukraine probes alleged embezzlement linked to oligarch
    Apr30

    Ukraine probes alleged embezzlement linked to oligarch

    KIEV: Ukrainian police have launched a criminal probe against ex-employees of a state gas company over their dealings with an oligarch whom the United States wants to extradite, the government said Wednesday. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said the investigation was opened after the government went to court over the alleged embezzlement. The...

    Chess: Indian women win silver, bronze in World Championship
    Apr29

    Chess: Indian women win silver, bronze in World Championship

    D Harika and Koneru Humpy came up with fine individual performances to win a silver and a bronze, respectively, even as the Indian eves finished fourth in the women’s world team chess championship. Harika’s silver and Humpy’s bronze though were a big consolation for the team, overall it was a disappointing show by the Indian...

    Chernobyl wildfire controlled: Ukraine
    Apr29

    Chernobyl wildfire controlled: Ukraine

    Kiev: Firefighters have brought under control a forest fire near Ukraine´s Chernobyl plant, scene of the world´s w …read more Source: Geo...

    World Bank slashes war-torn Ukraine’s economic outlook
    Apr29

    World Bank slashes war-torn Ukraine’s economic outlook

    KIEV (AFP) – The World Bank sharply cut its outlook for war-torn Ukraine Wednesday, forecasting its economy will shrink by a massive 7.5 percent this year due to the conflict with pro-Russian separatists.The international lender lowered its 2015 economic outlook from its previous estimate of a 2.3 percent contraction.The new forecast is...

    World Bank cuts Ukraine 2015 growth forecast to minus 7.5%
    Apr29

    World Bank cuts Ukraine 2015 growth forecast to minus 7.5%

    KIEV – The World Bank on Wednesday sharply cut its 2015 economic growth forecast for war-torn Ukraine to minus 7.5 percent, darkening the outlook for Kiev as it fights pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Kazakhstan to allocate 1 million Euro for Ukraine
    Apr29

    Kazakhstan to allocate 1 million Euro for Ukraine

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

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