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    Rada to give another UAH 7 bln to security forces, army, border guards
    Oct06

    Rada to give another UAH 7 bln to security forces, army, border guards

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted a bill on the allocation in 2016 of additional funding for security and defense, the salary of officials, support for coal mines, and investment projects of the Regional Development Fund through savings on loans and unused funds of the budgets of the Ukrainian territories beyond government control. Bill...

    Putin threatens to shoot down any “unidentified flying targets” over Syria
    Oct06

    Putin threatens to shoot down any “unidentified flying targets” over Syria

    More sabre rattling is coming from Russia as the official representative of the Russian Defense Ministry, Major General Igor Konashenkov says missiles will be downed to ”secure” the Russian military bases in Syria, according to RIA Novosti. ”I should remind the U.S. `strategists` that the air shield of Russian military bases in Hmeymim and...

    Ukrainians in Sept sell $283 mln more currency than they purchase
    Oct06

    Ukrainians in Sept sell $283 mln more currency than they purchase

    Net sales of foreign currency by the Ukrainians in September amounted to $283.4 million, which is two times more than the net sales in the previous month, according to the National Bank of Ukraine. In September, the banks sold $65.4 million of cash currency to the population, buying $348.8 million in the same period, as reported on the NBU...

    Ukraine prolongs farmland sales moratorium until 2018
    Oct06

    Ukraine prolongs farmland sales moratorium until 2018

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has extended the moratorium imposed in 2001 on the sales of agricultural land until 2018, according to an UNIAN correspondent. Bill No.5123-1 On Amendments to Part X of the Transitional Provisions to the Land Code of Ukraine on the extension of the prohibition of alienation of agricultural land was supported by 297...

    ”Kremlin! Stop kidnapping:” Rally outside Russia Embassy in Kyiv
    Oct06

    ”Kremlin! Stop kidnapping:” Rally outside Russia Embassy in Kyiv

    A rally in support of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, who has been arrested in Moscow on charges of ”espionage,” was staged outside the building of the Russian Embassy in Kyiv on Thursday, October 6, according to a UNIAN correspondent. The event was attended by journalists, bloggers, and media experts. People came to the embassy`s building...

    Hryvnia weakens to UAH 25.90 to dollar on interbank market
    Oct06

    Hryvnia weakens to UAH 25.90 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Thursday fell to UAH 25.86/25.90 to the dollar by the middle of trade, a broker at a commercial bank has told an UNIAN correspondent. Thus, the national currency has weakened by two kopiykas against the U.S. dollar as compared to the opening of trade. Hryvnia quotes against...

    EU diplomats to discuss visa waiver for Ukraine on Oct 27: journalist
    Oct06

    EU diplomats to discuss visa waiver for Ukraine on Oct 27: journalist

    The EU diplomats will discuss visa liberalization for Ukraine on October 27, according to Rikard Jozwiak, Brussels reporter for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. ”EU diplomats will discuss visa liberalization for Ukraine on October 27. No indication of when a decision will be taken on this file,” he tweeted on Thursday, October 6. On April 20, the...

    Odesa chemical plant`s shareholders to pay UAH 164 mln in dividends for 2015
    Oct06

    Odesa chemical plant`s shareholders to pay UAH 164 mln in dividends for 2015

    Shareholders in the Odesa Port-Side Chemical Plant (OPP), the country`s major chemical producer, have decided to pay UAH 163.89 million in dividends, or about UAH 0.21 per ordinary share, based on the plant`s performance in 2015, according to the minutes of an extraordinary shareholders meeting, published on the OPP website. The amount of...

    Russian troops in Donbas attacked Ukrainian army positions 40 times in last day
    Oct06

    Russian troops in Donbas attacked Ukrainian army positions 40 times in last day

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 40 times in the past 24 hours, including 20 times in the Mariupol sector, 12 times in the Luhansk sector, and eight times in the Donetsk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. View map in full size In the...

    Ukraine becomes associate member state of the CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research)
    Oct06

    Ukraine becomes associate member state of the CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research)

    Ukraine has become an associate member state of the European Organization for Nuclear Research known as CERN, according to the press service of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. ”On October 5, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN Office and other international organizations in Geneva Yurii Klymenko handed a letter of...

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