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    Ukraine expects inflation slowdown by year-end
    Oct13

    Ukraine expects inflation slowdown by year-end

    The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade believes that the inflation trend will be slowing down in the last months of 2016, according to the analytical report posted on the ministry`s website. The report claims that the formation of price dynamics in the domestic consumer market until year-end will be influenced by the gradual expansion of...

    Russia recruits some 600 mercenaries in occupied Donbas for Syria war – Border Guards
    Oct13

    Russia recruits some 600 mercenaries in occupied Donbas for Syria war – Border Guards

    Russia has recently recruited more than 600 volunteers in the occupied areas of eastern Ukrainian Donbas to take part in hostilities in Syria, Ukraine`s Border Guard Service press secretary Oleh Slobodyan told a Kyiv briefing Thursday, October 13, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”The movement of Russian troops continues through the...

    It`s official: Guterres appointed next UN Secretary-General
    Oct13

    It`s official: Guterres appointed next UN Secretary-General

    The UN General Assembly today appointed by acclamation the former Foreign Minister of Portugal, Antonio Guterres, as the next United Nations Secretary-General, to succeed Ban Ki-moon when he steps down on December 31, the UN press service reported. Mr. Guterres, aged 67, was Prime Minister of Portugal from 1995 to 2002, and the UN High...

    Poroshenko asks court to check the legality of cancellation Presidential power of Yanukovych by Parliament
    Oct13

    Poroshenko asks court to check the legality of cancellation Presidential power of Yanukovych by Parliament

    On October 19, Ukraine`s Constitutional Court will consider a motion submitted by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to probe into the constitutionality of striping former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych of his title, according to the court`s press service. The plenary session is to begin at 10:00 Kyiv time.It will be held in the form of...

    EU visa waiver for Ukraine ”hung up” – media
    Oct13

    EU visa waiver for Ukraine ”hung up” – media

    The European Parliament is seeking to complete consideration of a visa-free travel for Ukrainians as soon as possible, however the question has hung up in the EU Council, and no one in Brussels takes to predict when the process will be over, Deutsche Welle reports. Once a legislative act on the abolition of visas for Ukrainians late September has...

    Some 5.5 mln households in Ukraine get utilities subsidies – Rozenko
    Oct13

    Some 5.5 mln households in Ukraine get utilities subsidies – Rozenko

    Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Rozenko has stated that some 5.5 million Ukrainian households have applied for utilities subsidies, adding that the number of applicants for subsidizing is expected to grow to 8.5-9 million. ”Over 80,000 households applied for subsidies last week alone,” Rozenko said during an intercom meeting of the...

    Russia withdraws from fuel pipeline agreement with Ukraine
    Oct13

    Russia withdraws from fuel pipeline agreement with Ukraine

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a resolution terminating an intergovernmental agreement with Ukraine on the use of oil products pipelines, which has been in force since 1995. The document was published on the Russian government`s website. ”The agreement specifies that the oil-products pipelines Samara-Zapadnoye and Grozny –...

    Normandy consultations to continue at diplomatic advisers` level – Poroshenko with Hollande
    Oct13

    Normandy consultations to continue at diplomatic advisers` level – Poroshenko with Hollande

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and French President Francois Hollande have agreed amid a recent phone call on the format of further Normandy consultations, according to the Ukrainian president`s press service. Angela Merkel, a party to the Normandy format, was unable to take part in the call, and Foreign and Security Policy Advisor to the...

    USAID to give Ukraine $20 mln for small, medium farms
    Oct13

    USAID to give Ukraine $20 mln for small, medium farms

    Ukrainian Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food Taras Kutoviy has announced that United States Agency for International Development (USAID) plans to allocate $20 million for the implementation of a four-year program to support small and medium-sized farmers in Ukraine. ”We`re about to launch another large-scale support program worth $20 million....

    WSJ: Europe`s ties with Russia fray in face of Moscow`s role in Aleppo bombing
    Oct13

    WSJ: Europe`s ties with Russia fray in face of Moscow`s role in Aleppo bombing

    European relations with Moscow, which went into a tailspin over Ukraine in 2014, are deteriorating anew as Russian bombing of the Syrian city of Aleppo sweeps aside moves to ease tensions, according to The Wall Street Journal. As European Union governments prepared to discuss next week how to step up their response to the Syrian bloodshed,...

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