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    Lower House of Canadian Parliament ratifies free trade area deal with Ukraine
    Dec14

    Lower House of Canadian Parliament ratifies free trade area deal with Ukraine

    The Lower House of Canada`s Parliament has unanimously ratified the agreement on a free trade area with Ukraine, Ukraine`s Trade Envoy Natalia Mykolska wrote on Twitter Wednesday. ”The Lower Chamber of the Parliament of Canada unanimously ratified the Free Trade Agreement. Then goes the ratification by the Canada Senate. We work very closely with...

    NBU forecasts international reserves at $15.5 bln by year-end
    Dec14

    NBU forecasts international reserves at $15.5 bln by year-end

    The National Bank of Ukraine predicts the volume of international reserves at the end of the year to amount to $15.5 billion, Valeria Gontareva, the NBU Governor, told a Kyiv conference Wednesday. ”At the end of last year, we had reserves at $13.3 billion, and at the end of this [year] they will be at $15.5 billion,” said Gontareva. According to...

    How Russia gave a huge number of weapons to the ISIS in Palmyra: 42 tanks, 7 IFV, artillery and 500 ton ammo. Photo, video
    Dec14

    How Russia gave a huge number of weapons to the ISIS in Palmyra: 42 tanks, 7 IFV, artillery and 500 ton ammo. Photo, video

    During a successful offensive on Palmyra, ISIS fighters “captured” Russian army base with a huge number of weapons: 36 tanks 7 Infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) 8 army cargo truck 6 122mm cannons artillery 7 23 mm twin-barreled autocannons Several BPM-97 “Vystrel” – new model of Russian mine-resistant, ambush protected vehicle Several...

    Head of Ukraine`s Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office faces corruption charges in case of Party of Regions` ”black accounts”
    Dec14

    Head of Ukraine`s Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office faces corruption charges in case of Party of Regions` ”black accounts”

    Head of the Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office Nazar Kholodnitskiy has signed a suspicion notice against the Chairman of the Central Election Commission, Mykhailo Okhendovskiy, ZN.UA reported citing an informed source. The detectives plan to hand the suspicion notice over to the official in Boryspil airport, upon his arrival from...

    Ukraine switches for 12-year school system
    Dec14

    Ukraine switches for 12-year school system

    The Ukrainian government at its Wednesday meeting approved a political proposal (Concept) of the Ministry of Education and Science for the reform of secondary education titled ”The New Ukrainian School”, the ministry`s press service has told UNIAN. Minister of Education and Science Lilia Hrynevych said in her speech that this political proposal...

    Russia-NATO military confrontation, North Korea crisis among top potential conflicts in 2017
    Dec14

    Russia-NATO military confrontation, North Korea crisis among top potential conflicts in 2017

    A serious military confrontation between Russia and a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) member state or a severe crisis in North Korea are among top international concerns for 2017 cited by a new survey of experts. The Council on Foreign Relations` (CFR) ninth annual Preventive Priorities Survey identified seven top potential flashpoints...

    Russia`s Supreme Court confirms five-year entry ban on leader of the Crimean Tatar people
    Dec14

    Russia`s Supreme Court confirms five-year entry ban on leader of the Crimean Tatar people

    The Russian Supreme Court has confirmed Ukrainian presidential envoy for the Crimean Tatar people and leader of the Crimean Tatar people, Ukrainian MP Mustafa Dzhemilev is refused entry into Russia for five years, according to a lawyer. ”The Supreme Court did not change the ruling passed by the Moscow City Court on a five-year ban on Dzhemilev`s...

    Hryvnia weakens to UAH 26.40 to dollar on interbank market
    Dec14

    Hryvnia weakens to UAH 26.40 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Wednesday fell to UAH 26.30/26.40 to the dollar by the middle of trade, a broker at a commercial bank has told an UNIAN correspondent. Hryvnia quotes against the euro have settled at UAH 26.95/27.05, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH 0.4323/0.4343....

    Dutch court rules Scythian gold treasures from Crimea must be returned to Kyiv
    Dec14

    Dutch court rules Scythian gold treasures from Crimea must be returned to Kyiv

    A priceless collection of gold artifacts from Crimea that were on loan to a Dutch museum when Russia seized the peninsula must be returned to Ukraine and not Crimea, a Dutch court ruled on Wednesday in a judgment likely to anger Moscow, according to Reuters. There was no immediate reaction from Russian officials, but the ruling was likely to...

    Ukrainian gas giant Naftogaz forecasts $805 mln in profit in 2016
    Dec14

    Ukrainian gas giant Naftogaz forecasts $805 mln in profit in 2016

    Ukraine`s oil and gas giant NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine expects to earn UAH 21 billion, or about US$805 million, in profit in 2016, according to the company`s CEO. ”It`s about UAH 21 billion,” Naftogaz CEO Andriy Kobolev said on TV. As UNIAN reported earlier, Naftogaz in 2015 posted UAH 25 billion in net loss, whereas in 2014 its net loss was...

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