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    Poroshenko stands firm on banning Russia’s Eurovision entry
    Apr04

    Poroshenko stands firm on banning Russia’s Eurovision entry

    RIGA: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday refused to back down over Kiev’s decision to ban Russia’s entry for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, despite a threat from the organisers to throw Ukraine out of future competitions, though not the one due in May. Relations between Ukraine and Russia have been toxic since...

    Ukraine expects to receive another $4.5 bn from IMF by end of 2017
    Apr04

    Ukraine expects to receive another $4.5 bn from IMF by end of 2017

    Ukraine’s National Bank says the country expects to receive another $4.5 billion from the IMF by the end of 2017. …read more Source:...

    US EU official: no sign Trump plans to ease Russia sanctions
    Apr04

    US EU official: no sign Trump plans to ease Russia sanctions

    David O’Sullivan, the head of the European Union delegation to the United States, Tuesday said he had had no indication from President Donald Trump’s administration that it planned to lift sanctions imposed on Russia over its activities in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russian Ex-Lawmaker Killed in Central Kiev Shooting
    Apr04

    Russian Ex-Lawmaker Killed in Central Kiev Shooting

    According to the Kiev police chief, a Russian former lawmaker may have been the person reportedly shot and killed in central Kiev. …read more Source:...

    Russia: Suspect in St. Petersburg explosion likely Kyrgyz-born Russian citizen
    Apr04

    Russia: Suspect in St. Petersburg explosion likely Kyrgyz-born Russian citizen

    As the hunt goes on for whoever was responsible for the deadly metro blast in St. Petersburg, media reports are naming the main suspect being hunted. …read more Source: Al...

    IMF releases $1 billion loan for cash-strapped Ukraine
    Apr04

    IMF releases $1 billion loan for cash-strapped Ukraine

    The IMF had delayed its decision on the latest loan installment, originally scheduled for March 20, saying it needed to reassess the “implications of recent developments for the programme”. …read more Source: World...

    New Saudi-Ukrainian airplane test-flown successfully
    Apr04

    New Saudi-Ukrainian airplane test-flown successfully

    JEDDAH: The test flight of the new Saudi-Ukrainian light-weight multi-purpose airplane Antonov AN-132 took place on Saturday. It was flown for an hour and 40 minutes over Ukrainian territory by retired Gen. Muhammad bin Saeed Aiyash, accompanied by Ukrainian pilots and technicians. The pilots were received by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko...

    IMF approves $1bn aid tranche to Ukraine
    Apr04

    IMF approves $1bn aid tranche to Ukraine

    The International Monetary Fund has approved a one-billion dollar loan payment to Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine says 2 soldiers killed in fresh clashes in troubled east
    Apr03

    Ukraine says 2 soldiers killed in fresh clashes in troubled east

    Two Ukrainian soldiers are killed in clashes with pro-Russia forces in the volatile east. …read more Source:...

    Scores help reach out to elderly, needy Jews in Ukraine
    Apr03

    Scores help reach out to elderly, needy Jews in Ukraine

    The Jews of the former Soviet Union now observe Passover and focus on helping their fellow Jews. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

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