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Turkish tourism players expect over 10 pct increase in arrivals from Ukraine

An increase of over 10 percent is expected in the number of Ukrainian tourists visiting Turkey this year, according to a leading sector representative. 

The head of the Hoteliers Association of Turkey (TÜROB), Timur Bay?nd?r, said a double-digit increase will be seen in the number of Ukrainian tourists in 2016, adding that around 700,000 Ukrainians visited Turkey last year. 

Bulgarian Student 'Opens Fire, Wounds 4' in Odessa

A brawl involving drunken students in the Ukrainian city of Odessa has ended in four people being injured after a Bulgarian opened fire on his colleagues, a Ukrainian news website reports.

According to, a Russian-language outlet, a scandal broke between two groups of students  at the Odessa I.I. Melchikov National University.

Kyiv says cannot withdraw heavy weapons as attacks persist

Kyiv accused pro-Russian rebels of opening fire with rockets and artillery at villages in southeastern Ukraine on Monday, all but burying a week-old European-brokered ceasefire deal.
The Ukrainian military said it could not pull weapons from the front as required under the tenuous truce, as long as its troops were still under attack.

Ukraine Confirms Russian Troops Pullback from Border

The Ukrainian government has confirmed that thousands of Russian soldiers are withdrawing from the Russian territories bordering Ukraine.

Kiev has nevertheless warned Moscow is still allowing fighters to enter Ukraine and joint pro-Russian rebels who control parts of the Donbass region, the website reports.

Romanian banking would resist a financing withdrawal shock (central bank report)

Romanian banking has a high shock resistance, with medium to high resilience in the event of a withdrawal of finances on a possible worsening of the conflict in Ukraine, the National Bank of Romania (BNR, the central bank) shows in a report on financial stability published on its website on Tuesday.