Ukraine extends visa-on-arrival policy for Chinese citizens

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Ukraine extends visa-on-arrival policy for Chinese citizens 

KIEV, Oct. 5 — The Ukrainian government said on Tuesday it decided to extend the visa-on-arrival policy for Chinese citizens, which expired on September 30.

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Russia-Japan peace treaty consultations to be held in Tokyo on June 22

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Russia-Japan peace treaty consultations to be held in Tokyo on June 22 

TOKYO, June 17 — Consultations on the issue of peace treaty between Russia and Japan will be held in Tokyo on June 22, Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida told a news conference here on Friday.

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Tickets for Russia’s 2016 Formula One Grand Prix in Sochi to go on sale Dec. 4

December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Tickets for Russia’s 2016 Formula One Grand Prix in Sochi to go on sale Dec. 4 

SOCHI, Dec. 1 — Tickets for 2016 Formula One Grand Prix Russia, to be held from April 29 to May 1 at the racing track in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi, will go on sale on December 4, the Russian F1 racing promotion company Sochi AutoDrom, said in its statement on Tuesday.

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Chicago agricultural commodities futures market extends gains

October 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Chicago agricultural commodities futures market extends gains 

CHICAGO, Oct. 7 — Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) corn, wheat and soybeans continued to settle higher Tuesday, led by wheat, which rose more than 2 percent on the lower U.S. dollar and concerns about dry weather in the Black Sea region.

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USS Donald Cook to Enter Black Sea on Friday

August 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on USS Donald Cook to Enter Black Sea on Friday 

MOSCOW, Aug. 28 — “The ship’s operations in the Black Sea are meant to enhance maritime security and stability, readiness, and naval capability with our allies and partners,” according to the statement.

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Ukraine foreign ministry expresses protest over Russian PM's Crimea visit

June 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ukraine foreign ministry expresses protest over Russian PM's Crimea visit 

KIEV, June 16 — Ukrainian Foreign Ministry voiced its protest over the trip of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to Crimea, a statement on the ministry’s website said Monday.

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Ukraine's Maria Muzychyk wins Women's World Chess Championship

April 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ukraine's Maria Muzychyk wins Women's World Chess Championship 

KIEV, April 6 — Ukraine's Maria Muzychyk has won the 2015 Women's World Chess Championship in Russia's southern Black Sea resort of Sochi, the Ukrainian Chess Federation said Monday.

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Russia’s Gazprom buys 50% stake in South Stream Transport BV to become its 100% owner

December 30, 2014 by · Comments Off on Russia’s Gazprom buys 50% stake in South Stream Transport BV to become its 100% owner 

MOSCOW, Dec. 30 — Russia’s gas giant Gazprom said in a release on Monday it had signed a deal with Eni, Wintershall and EDF on the purchase of 50 percent of shares in South Stream Transport BV.

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EU ministers agrees to keep turbot and sprat quota unchanged

December 17, 2014 by · Comments Off on EU ministers agrees to keep turbot and sprat quota unchanged 

BRUSSELS, Dec 17 — The European Union (EU) agriculture and fisheries ministers reached a compromise agreement on Tuesday to keep the EU quota for turbot and sprat in the Black Sea unchanged in 2015.

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1 rescued, 3 missing in Romania's copter crash

December 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on 1 rescued, 3 missing in Romania's copter crash 

BUCHAREST, Dec. 16 — One person was rescued and three are still missing from a medical rescue's helicopter that crashed Monday in Siutghiol Lake near the Black Sea resort of Mamaia, eastern Romania, announced State Secretary of the Intern Ministry Raed Arafat.

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