On Sept. 2, Ukraine's parliament ratified an agreement with Japan on a $901 million loan, which will be spent on upgrading the Bortnychi aeration plant located on the outskirts of Kyiv. 265 PMs voted in favour of the motion.
Moscow will take countermeasures in response to the U.S. decision to expand its sanctions against Russia, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
The U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security on Sept. 2 added twenty nine companies to its list of sanctioned companies, all of which are affiliated with Russian firms that are currently facing restrictive measures.
A feud between the two main confessions in Ukraine, the Orthodox branches of the Moscow and Kyiv patriarchates, turned bloody on Aug. 12.
An official from the Moscow-controlled church reportedly attacked a priest from a rival, Kyiv-controlled church with a knife in the Cherkassy Oblast city of Korsun-Shevchenkivsky. The victim, Rostyslav Bylo, is a priest in the Orthodox Church Kyiv Patriarchate. His alleged attacker is Mykhailo Lysenko, a sexton in the Moscow Orthodox Church.
National joint-stock company Naftogaz Ukrainy has announced an open tender to secure legal services to protect its rights and interests in settling the dispute with Merchant International Company Ltd. (the United States) in an English court and the European Court of Human Rights.
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Back in May, it seemed as if the worst was over for Russia. Oil was cautiously rebounding into the $70 a barrel range, the economy (although clearly shrinking) was faring modestly better than expectations, inflation (although high) was starting to moderate, and the ruble had recovered a good deal of its earlier losses against the dollar, and the Central Bank was confident enough in the economy's prospects to begin gradually ratcheting down its emergency rate increase.
The assets of the State Railway Administration of Ukraine (Ukrzaliznytsia) have been assessed at Hr 245 billion as part of the preparations for the company's corporatization, Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Andriy Pyvovarsky said at a cabinet meeting on Sept. 2.
Ukrainian politicians and officials are pushing this month to establish a new agency to help the country recover and return stolen assets more quickly.
Fascists in Ukraine, enemies in America: it's staple fare on Russia's state-controlled television. A study reveals the effectiveness of Putin's propaganda machine.
WASHINGTON -- The United States has launched a campaign to highlight cases of women who Washington says have been "unjustly imprisoned" by governments around the world.
Oleh Bereziuk, the leader of the Samopomich parliamentary faction at the Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada, believes Ukraine is sliding into a parliamentary crisis.
The U.S. Department of Commerce added new entities from Russia and other countries in its list of sanctions over the Ukraine conflict.