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    Finance: The Treasury Department says it won’t issue Exxon a waiver to work in Russia
    Apr21

    Finance: The Treasury Department says it won’t issue Exxon a waiver to work in Russia

    "The Treasury Department will not be issuing waivers to US comapnies, including Exxon, authorizing drilling prohibited by current Russian sanctions." The Treasury Department says it won’t issue Exxon Mobil a waiver to work in Russia. “In consultation with President Donald J. Trump, the Treasury Department will not be issuing...

    ‘Ultra-Orthodox’ man freaked out about movie shown on flight
    Apr21

    ‘Ultra-Orthodox’ man freaked out about movie shown on flight

    A man caused a ruckus on an Israel-bound plane because he objected to the film being shown on religious grounds — and would only take his seat when he was offered blindfolds for himself and his kids The “ultra-Orthodox” man boarded the flight in Kiev, on the El Al-owned low-cost airline Up, and immediately began… …read more Source:...

    South Asian media should avoid war rhetoric: Gen (retd) Athar Abbas
    Apr21

    South Asian media should avoid war rhetoric: Gen (retd) Athar Abbas

    BRUSSELS: Pakistan’s Ambassador to Ukraine, Major General (retd) Athar Abbas in a lecture on the issue of media and conflict resolution stressed on South Asian and international media to fulfil its responsibility as a peace-builder and avoid war rhetoric. Speaking at the conference held at the Diplomatic Media Centre in Kiev, he said that...

    Ameriabank: Among 2,700 participants in the joint Visa action, 77%  were holders of Classic and Electron cards
    Apr21

    Ameriabank: Among 2,700 participants in the joint Visa action, 77%  were holders of Classic and Electron cards

    ArmInfo. In the next joint action of Ameriabank with Visa, 2,700 cardholders participated, 77% of which were owners of Visa Classic and Visa Electron cards. On April 21, during the summing up of the results of the action, the project manager for retail banking and retail of Ameriabank Elen Danielyan informed that comparing with 2016 in the...

    Banker embarks on overhauling Ukraine’s Soviet-era prison system
    Apr21

    Banker embarks on overhauling Ukraine’s Soviet-era prison system

    KYIV – The dimly lit cavernous hallways of the tsarist-era Lukyanivska Prison emit a dank and musky smell. Unmitigated mold growth and years of neglect have rendered a whole cell wing and the basement uninhabitable, even by Ukraine’s Soviet-era prison standards. Called “Katka” by its inmates – after Catherine II of Russia who ruled the […]...

    New Jersey District Committee holds annual meeting at UNA Home Office
    Apr21

    New Jersey District Committee holds annual meeting at UNA Home Office

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – The New Jersey District Committee of the Ukrainian National Association held its annual meeting here at the UNA Home Office on Friday, April 7, with representatives of UNA Branches 25, 37, 42, 133, 155, 171, 269 and 287 in attendance. District Chairman Oksana Stanko opened the proceedings by welcoming all to the […] …read...

    American citizens should care  about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
    Apr21

    American citizens should care about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

    Many commentators have now answered U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s question, “Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?” But they have failed to point out why that is the wrong question – and why it reflects a profound change in the United States with far larger and more dangerous implications than some might […]...

    Why should Russian taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?
    Apr21

    Why should Russian taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?

    Eight days ago, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson posed a rhetorical question to his G-7 counterparts, “Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?” There are both compelling reasons why they should be and even more why the real question is why U.S. citizens should be...

    Ukraine arrests two on corruption allegations
    Apr21

    Ukraine arrests two on corruption allegations

    Ukraine has detained a prominent energy executive and a former MP on graft allegations. Strengthening anti-graft measures is a key demand of the IMF and Western governments. …read more Source:...

    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...