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    Mariupol sector remains epicenter of Russian attacks in Donbas
    Nov16

    Mariupol sector remains epicenter of Russian attacks in Donbas

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 37 times in the past 24 hours, most of the attacks focused on the Mariupol sector, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, the enemy used 152mm artillery systems to shell...

    A Trump administration thaw with Russia is “unacceptable” – McCain
    Nov16

    A Trump administration thaw with Russia is “unacceptable” – McCain

    Sen. John McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, sent his first shot across the bow of President-elect Donald Trump`s national security plans Tuesday, saying that any attempt to ”reset” relations with Russia is unacceptable, according to The Washington Post. ”With the U.S. presidential transition underway, Vladi­mir Putin...

    Cabinet dismisses Dekanoidze as Ukraine`s National Police chief
    Nov16

    Cabinet dismisses Dekanoidze as Ukraine`s National Police chief

    The Cabinet of Ministers at a Wednesday meeting endorsed the dismissal of Khatia Dekanoidze from the post of Chief of Ukraine`s National Police, the police`s press service told UNIAN. By another decision the government appointed Vadym Troyan Acting Chief of the National Police. As UNIAN reported earlier, Dekanoidze on November 14 announced her...

    Clinton`s lead in popular vote passes 1 million – media
    Nov16

    Clinton`s lead in popular vote passes 1 million – media

    Hillary Clinton`s lead in the popular vote over President-elect Donald Trump has surpassed 1 million, according to Dave Wasserman of the nonpartisan Cook Political Report, according to POLITICO. As the final vote counts continue to trickle in a week after Election Day, Wasserman`s tally found that Clinton had 61,963,234 votes to Trump`s...

    Hryvnia weakens to UAH 26.38 to dollar on interbank market
    Nov16

    Hryvnia weakens to UAH 26.38 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Wednesday fell to UAH 26.28/26.38 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 28.1370/29.2420, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH...

    Ukraine`s parliament calls on EU to introduce visa-free travel
    Nov16

    Ukraine`s parliament calls on EU to introduce visa-free travel

    The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine`s parliament, on November 16, 2016, passed draft resolution No. 5394 as a whole, appealing to the governments of the European Union member states, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union for the introduction of visa-free travel for citizens of Ukraine. At the same time, none of the Opposition Bloc...

    Putin removes Russia from agreement on International Criminal Court
    Nov16

    Putin removes Russia from agreement on International Criminal Court

    Russia will withdraw from the Rome Statute establishing the International Criminal Court (ICC), according to an order signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin has agreed to accept this proposal by the Ministry of Justice of Russia, which is coordinated with other departments and the Supreme Court, and instructed to notify the UN...

    Over 1,100 Ukrainian cars in lines on border with Poland
    Nov16

    Over 1,100 Ukrainian cars in lines on border with Poland

    Some 1,160 vehicles from Ukraine are standing in lines on the border with Poland, the Western Regional Office of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine has reported. In particular, there were 300 cars at the Rava-Ruska checkpoint, 250 cars at the Ustyluh checkpoint, 220 cars at the Krakovets checkpoint, 140 vehicles at the Yahodyn customs...

    Foreign direct investment in Ukraine`s economy grows by $2.6 bln
    Nov16

    Foreign direct investment in Ukraine`s economy grows by $2.6 bln

    Ukraine`s principal investors in Ukraine, which account for 83.1% of total investments, were Cyprus, the Netherlands, Germany, Russia, Austria, United Kingdom, British Virgin Islands, Switzerland, and Italy. Foreign direct investment in the economy of Ukraine (non-resident shareholders` equity) as of October 1, 2016 amounted to $45.152 billion...

    House reauthorizes Iran sanctions bill, sets Syria sanctions
    Nov16

    House reauthorizes Iran sanctions bill, sets Syria sanctions

    U.S. lawmakers passed bills on Tuesday renewing sanctions on Iran for 10 years and imposing new sanctions on Syria, underscoring their determination to play a strong role in Middle East policy no matter who occupies the White House, according to Reuters. The House of Representatives voted 419 to one for a 10-year reauthorization of the Iran...

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