EU announces about 100M euros support for Ukraine

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on EU announces about 100M euros support for Ukraine 

BRUSSELS, Dec. 8 — The European Union (EU) here on Monday announced more than 100 million euros for Ukraine to support the country's "reform" and "local governance."

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Ukraine faces USD600-M loss in 2016 due to Russian embargo

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ukraine faces USD600-M loss in 2016 due to Russian embargo 

MOSCOW, Nov. 19 — Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that Ukraine could lose up to USD600 million in export revenue after Russia scales up trade barriers with the country once the European Union's free trade zone with Ukraine comes into effect.

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More than 30 homes damaged in military depot fire in Luhansk region

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on More than 30 homes damaged in military depot fire in Luhansk region 

KIEV, Oct. 30 — More than 30 residential buildings have been damaged by fire and dispersion of shell fragments from a burning military ammunition depot in the Svatovo city of Ukraine’s Lugansk region, deputy head of the Luhansk military and civil administration Yuri Klimenko said on Friday.

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IMF review of rules for Ukraine’s benefit may set serious precedent for international law

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on IMF review of rules for Ukraine’s benefit may set serious precedent for international law 

KIEV, Oct. 30 — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will set a serious precedent in case it carries on its lending program for Ukraine despite Kiev’s refusal to repay US$ 3 bln to Moscow, Ukraine’s former minister of economy and financial expert Victor Suslov told TASS on Thursday, adding that this kind of decision would have been purely political and would have demonstrated revamping of the whole system of international law.

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Ukraine informs Russia's major air carriers of ban on flights starting Oct. 25

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ukraine informs Russia's major air carriers of ban on flights starting Oct. 25 

KIEV, Sept. 28 — Ukraine has informed Russian airlines of the ban on flights to the country starting from October 25, the state aviation service of Ukraine said on Monday.

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Russia, European Commission to discuss winter gas transit via Ukraine

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Russia, European Commission to discuss winter gas transit via Ukraine 

MOSCOW, Sept. 10 — Russia and the European Commission (EC) will discuss gas transit via Ukraine in winter season, Nord Stream 2 and Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline projects at a meeting in Vienna on September 11, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said in an interview aired by the Rossiya-24 TV news channel on Thursday.

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Kiev’s patrol service detains lawmaker on charges of organizing armed gang

August 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Kiev’s patrol service detains lawmaker on charges of organizing armed gang 

KIEV, August 10 — Kiev’s patrol service has detained Sergei Malnichuk, a member of the Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada (parliament), who is suspected of organizing an armed gang, adviser to the Ukrainian interior minister Zoryan Shkiryak said on Sunday.

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Ukraine’s gas transit to Europe is up 32% YOY in July — Ukrtransgaz

August 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ukraine’s gas transit to Europe is up 32% YOY in July — Ukrtransgaz 

KIEV, Aug. 3 — The natural gas transit to Europe through Ukraine rose 32 percent year-on-year in July 2015 to 6.9 billion cubic meters, the press service of Ukraine’s gas pipeline system operator Ukrtransgaz said on Monday.

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IMF approves USD 1.7-B loan disbursement for Ukraine

July 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on IMF approves USD 1.7-B loan disbursement for Ukraine 

WASHINGTON, July 3 — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Thursday that its staff has reached an agreement with the Ukrainian authorities on policies needed for the lender to disburse USD 1.7 billion under a loan program.

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Malaysia seeks UNSC resolution to find who downed flight MH17

July 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Malaysia seeks UNSC resolution to find who downed flight MH17 

UNITED NATIONS, July 3 — The president of the UN Security Council said on Thursday Malaysia intends to introduce a draft resolution, touching off an anticipated "months" of debate, on the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine, which killed all 298 people on board.

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