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    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...

    Kazakhstan to allocate 1 million Euro for Ukraine
    Apr29

    Kazakhstan to allocate 1 million Euro for Ukraine

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    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...

    Poroshenko thanked Nazarbayev for supporting Ukraine in hard times
    Apr29

    Poroshenko thanked Nazarbayev for supporting Ukraine in hard times

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    Gazprom net profits drop sevenfold in 2014 on ruble, Ukraine
    Apr29

    Gazprom net profits drop sevenfold in 2014 on ruble, Ukraine

    MOSCOW – Russia’s gas giant Gazprom on Wednesday reported its net profits in 2014 plunged sevenfold over the previous year, weighed down by economic sanctions and the devaluation of the ruble. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Forest fire rages near Chernobyl nuclear site
    Apr29

    Forest fire rages near Chernobyl nuclear site

    A forest fire broke out Tuesday near the Chernobyl plant in Ukraine, scene of the world’s worst civil nuclear disaster in 1986, but posed no danger to the site, officials said. “The fire is at a distance of 15 to 20 kilometers from Chernobyl,” said Maya Rudenko, a spokeswoman for the plant. She added, there […] The post Forest fire rages...

    Russians seethe over West’s ‘snub’ of their WWII commemoration, fail to see link with Ukraine
    Apr29

    Russians seethe over West’s ‘snub’ of their WWII commemoration, fail to see link with Ukraine

    One of Boris Lisitsyn’s happiest memories is of being swept by a huge, joyous crowd through the streets of Moscow and onto Red Square in spontaneous celebrations when World War Two ended in Europe. He was too young to fight but, like most Russians, sees the defeat of Nazi Germany in 1945 as one of […] The post Russians seethe over...

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