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    No ceasefire in Donbas: Russian militants attack Ukraine 33 times in last day – Ukrainian Defense Minister
    Dec26

    No ceasefire in Donbas: Russian militants attack Ukraine 33 times in last day – Ukrainian Defense Minister

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak has said that the combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 33 times in the past 24 hours, the ceasefire is not observed, according to an UNIAN correspondent. View map in full size ”Unfortunately, the ceasefire is not observed by the terrorist groups....

    Dutch Senate to consider EU-Ukraine deal ratification after March 15, 2017
    Dec26

    Dutch Senate to consider EU-Ukraine deal ratification after March 15, 2017

    Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister for European integration Olena Zerkal says that the Dutch government will table the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement in the Senate after March 15, 2017, for ratification, according to Hromadske.TV. ”As for the Senate – the Senate [the upper chamber of the parliament] does not participate in the [2017 Dutch...

    President Petro Poroshenko signs 2017 budget with doubled minimum wages
    Dec26

    President Petro Poroshenko signs 2017 budget with doubled minimum wages

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a bill on the 2017 national budget into law, praising the government for the submission of the document on time. ”Poroshenko emphasized that having ruined previous years` traditions, the government had submitted the state budget to the Verkhovna Rada on time,” the presidential press service said on...

    ”DPR”, ”LPR” leaders decide to hand over to Ukraine two captive women through Savchenko
    Dec26

    ”DPR”, ”LPR” leaders decide to hand over to Ukraine two captive women through Savchenko

    The so-called leaders of the ”LPR” and ”DPR” Igor Plotnytsky and Alexander Zakharchenko have stated their readiness to release two Ukrainian women from militant captivity and convey them to the Ukrainian with the mediation of Ukrainian MP Nadia Savchenko. Following Ukraine`s move to release 15 Donbas convicts, the militant leaders announced that...

    Ukraine confirmed its position for United Nations resolution on Israel’s settlement in the Palestinian territories
    Dec26

    Ukraine confirmed its position for United Nations resolution on Israel’s settlement in the Palestinian territories

    The Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations has issued a statement over the decision to support the UN Security Council resolution, which called on Israel to halt settlement construction in the Palestinian territories. The search for the conflict settlement is now almost in the deepest crisis throughout its history, according to the...

    SBU exposes Russian terrorists` communication channel in Donbas
    Dec26

    SBU exposes Russian terrorists` communication channel in Donbas

    The SBU Security Service of Ukraine has revealed an unauthorized international communication channel in Donetsk region, which had been actively used by terrorists, the SBU`s press center told UNIAN. The law enforcers  found out that three residents of the town of Pokrovsk had organized the channel using special telecom equipment. The attackers...

    Hackers attacked website of Ukraine’s Ministry of Education and Science
    Dec26

    Hackers attacked website of Ukraine’s Ministry of Education and Science

    A DDoS attack was initiated over the weekend but the website of the Ministry of Education and Science is still unavailable to users, according to the ministry`s press service. ”Unfortunately, the website of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine is temporarily down for technical reasons,” the press service wrote on Facebook this...

    PrivatBank issues almost $600 mln worth of debt participation notes
    Dec26

    PrivatBank issues almost $600 mln worth of debt participation notes

    Ukraine`s largest bank PrivatBank, which was nationalized in accordance with the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers, has replaced bonded obligations for $595 million to the SPV (UK) for loan participation notes, the NBU said in a notification for PrivatBank noteholders. According to the notification, PrivatBank had the following notes in issue:...

    Bank of Japan Governor says global economy entering new phase
    Dec26

    Bank of Japan Governor says global economy entering new phase

    Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Monday the global economy seems to be entering a new phase and finally putting behind the negative legacy of the global financial crisis, according to Reuters. The BOJ`s new policy framework aimed at keeping long-term interest rates around zero percent will help maximize the benefits of global...

    Ukraine has almost 12.3 bcm of gas reserves left in storage
    Dec26

    Ukraine has almost 12.3 bcm of gas reserves left in storage

    Natural gas reserves in Ukraine`s underground storage facilities (USFs) in the period from Dec 16 and Dec 24 dropped by 3.4%, or 436 million cubic meters – from 12.291 billion cubic meters down to 12.727 bcm, that`s according to the gas transport system operator Ukrtransgaz. According to the state-owned operator, on December 24, some 47.4 million...

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