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    Tymchuk: Russia massing military hardware near Ukraine border
    Nov02

    Tymchuk: Russia massing military hardware near Ukraine border

    Head of the Information Resistance Group, military analyst and MP Dmytro Tymchuk reports that the combined Russian-separatist forces are massing military equipment and weaponry in areas near the border with Ukraine. According to his post on Facebook, the accumulation of forces and military hardware of the Russian Armed Forces is being observed...

    Microsoft says Russia-linked hackers exploiting Windows flaw
    Nov02

    Microsoft says Russia-linked hackers exploiting Windows flaw

    Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday that a hacking group previously linked to the Russian government and U.S. political hacks was behind recent cyber attacks that exploited a newly discovered Windows security flaw, according to Reuters. The software maker said in an advisory on its website there had been a small number of attacks using ”spear...

    Members of Ukrainian Parliament give up idea of doubling own salaries
    Nov02

    Members of Ukrainian Parliament give up idea of doubling own salaries

    The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine`s parliament, has adopted a resolution to cancel its recent decision to raise monthly salaries of Members of Parliament by 2-2.5 times to over UAH 40,000 (about $1,600) per capita. The adoption of relevant resolution No. 5323 on amendments to a parliament resolution on conclusions and proposals to the draft law of...

    Estonia reports sixth airspace violation by Russian air force this year
    Nov02

    Estonia reports sixth airspace violation by Russian air force this year

    Estonia has accused Russia`s border guard of violating its airspace in what it is claiming is the sixth such violation this year, according to Newsweek. The Estonian Ministry of Defense announced via Twitter on Tuesday evening that a Russian An-148 border patrol aircraft had violated Estonian space for the sixth time in 2016, Newsweek reported....

    Poll shows more Ukrainians support NATO, dislike Russia
    Nov02

    Poll shows more Ukrainians support NATO, dislike Russia

    The number of Ukrainians who support their country becoming a member of NATO has increased while their feelings toward Russia are ”cold,” according to a new opinion poll, Radio Liberty has reported. The survey showed that 43% of respondents would vote ”yes” in a referendum on Ukraine`s accession to NATO, up from 39% in a June poll, RFE/RL wrote....

    IMF projects 2.5% GDP growth in Ukraine in 2017
    Nov02

    IMF projects 2.5% GDP growth in Ukraine in 2017

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ukraine`s key lender, keeps its forecast of economic growth in Ukraine for 2017 at 2.5% amid 8.5% inflation year-on-year, according to the IMF`s November 2016 Regional Economic Issues (REI) report. The IMF also maintained its forecast of Ukraine`s GDP growth for 2016 at 1.5% with 13.5% inflation. According...

    NBU cuts official exchange rate to UAH 25.58 to dollar
    Nov02

    NBU cuts official exchange rate to UAH 25.58 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Tuesday evening lowered the official hryvnia exchange rate by seven kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 25.58 to the dollar. The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for November 2: $100 costs UAH 2,558.4772 (on November 1, it was UAH...

    Reuters: Oil extends losses after report shows surprise U.S. stocks build
    Nov02

    Reuters: Oil extends losses after report shows surprise U.S. stocks build

    Crude oil prices fell for a fourth day on Wednesday, as jittery investors awaited official U.S. stockpile figures later in the day after industry data showed a surprise build in inventories, underlining a persistent global glut, according to Reuters. The American Petroleum Institute said crude stockpiles rose by 9.3 million barrels in the week to...

    Visa liberalization, Donbas conflict unrelated – Ukraine`s Foreign Ministry
    Nov02

    Visa liberalization, Donbas conflict unrelated – Ukraine`s Foreign Ministry

    Granting a visa-free regime to Ukraine and the process of peaceful settlement of Donbas conflict in the Normandy format are not interdependent, according to the Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine for European Integration Olena Zerkal, Ukraine Today reports. ”European Union is an institution acting in accordance with its internal regulations and...

    Lawyer tells who tipped FSB on Sushchenko
    Nov02

    Lawyer tells who tipped FSB on Sushchenko

    Mark Feygin, the Russian lawyer of a Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko whom Russia accuses of ”espionage”, has said that it was a ”family friend” who had tipped the Russian Federal Security Service which led to Sushchenko`s arrest in Moscow September 30, TV Channel 5 reports. ”He [Roman Sushchenko] visited his brother in Moscow several times....

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