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    Russia Takes Calmly Ukrainian Protests Over Crimea – Deputy FM
    Apr21

    Russia Takes Calmly Ukrainian Protests Over Crimea – Deputy FM

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Thursday, Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry expressed “strong protest” against Russia holding the Yalta International Economic Forum (YIEF) in Crimea, which seceded from Ukraine and rejoined Russia three years ago but is still claimed by Kiev. “I think these notes of protest should be taken calmly, they are emulating...

    Money Magnet: Foreign Investments in Crimea Steadily Increasing Since Mid-2016
    Apr21

    Money Magnet: Foreign Investments in Crimea Steadily Increasing Since Mid-2016

    YALTA (Sputnik) — Foreign and Russian investments in the Crimean peninsula have been steadily growing since the middle of 2016, Andrei Melnikov, the republic’s minister of economic development, said Thursday. “Since the middle of the last year, there has been a gradual growth of investments on all fronts, foreign and Russian,” Melnikov told...

    Ukraine National Bank: We Never Promised to Protect International Investors
    Apr21

    Ukraine National Bank: We Never Promised to Protect International Investors

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Ukraine has never given any promises to protect foreign investors, National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Governor Valeria Gontareva said in remarks at the Atlantic Council. Gontareva was asked about conversion of PrivatBank’s Eurobonds into share capital after the Bank was nationalized. “The state is paying for...

    Normandy Four States Point Out Importance of Easter Ceasefire in Donbass
    Apr18

    Normandy Four States Point Out Importance of Easter Ceasefire in Donbass

    (updated 01:24 18.04.2017) MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Leaders of the Normandy Four states held a phone conversation having pointed out importance of full sticking to the Easter ceasefire by parties to the Ukrainian conflict, the Kremlin press service said on Tuesday in a statement. “They welcomed the agreement on resuming the Easter ceasefire achieved...

    Moldova, Ukraine Plan to Set Up 13 Joint Check Points at Transnistrian Border
    Apr17

    Moldova, Ukraine Plan to Set Up 13 Joint Check Points at Transnistrian Border

    TIRASPOL (Sputnik) — Kiev and Chisinau are said to be eyeing five international border entry points and eight points of interstate significance, according to the document. The Moldovan side plans to increase the number of customs officers by 241 employees, bringing the total number to 1,761 staff members. The project of creating joint check posts...

    Moscow Launches Criminal Case Over Kiev Abducting Russian Volunteers in Donbass
    Apr17

    Moscow Launches Criminal Case Over Kiev Abducting Russian Volunteers in Donbass

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A criminal case has been launched into the 2014-2015 abductions by Ukrainian law enforcement agencies of Russian citizens in southeastern Ukraine, the Russian Investigative Committee said Monday. “A criminal case was opened on the basis of the crimes specified by Article 126 of the Russian Criminal Case (abduction),”...

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