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    Putin invites new Moldovan president to Moscow
    Nov15

    Putin invites new Moldovan president to Moscow

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Igor Dodon on his victory at presidential election in Moldova, the Kremlin press service said on Monday, Russian news agency TASS has reported. According to the Russian leader, the results of the voting demonstrate wide popular support to Dodon`s policy towards reaching socio-economic stability...

    Oil prices rise on falling shale output, renewed hopes of OPEC cut
    Nov15

    Oil prices rise on falling shale output, renewed hopes of OPEC cut

    Oil prices rose around 2% on Tuesday to move away from multi-month lows struck the day before, pushed higher by expectations of falling shale output and renewed optimism that OPEC will deliver on touted production cuts, according to Reuters. U.S. crude futures for December delivery CLc1 had climbed 90 cents, or 2.1%, to $44.22 a barrel by 07:46...

    Russian Economy Minister Ulyukayev detained over bribe allegation
    Nov15

    Russian Economy Minister Ulyukayev detained over bribe allegation

    Russian law enforcement officials detained Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev on corruption charges linked to a $5 billion acquisition by state oil giant Rosneft, in a case that could lay bare the faultlines in President Vladimir Putin`s inner circle, according to Reuters. Ulyukayev, a 60-year-old technocrat whose ministry has been overseeing a...

    U.S. introduced sanctions against 6 Members of Russian Parliament in relation to Crimea occupation
    Nov15

    U.S. introduced sanctions against 6 Members of Russian Parliament in relation to Crimea occupation

    The U.S. Department of the Treasury`s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on Monday designated six individuals who represent Crimea and Sevastopol in the Russian State Duma (Parliament) and introduced sanctions against them in relation to Russia`s occupation of Crimea. Specifically, OFAC designated Dmitry Belik, Andrey Kozenko, Konstantin...

    NBU cuts official exchange rate to UAH 25.75 to dollar
    Nov15

    NBU cuts official exchange rate to UAH 25.75 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Monday evening lowered the official hryvnia exchange rate by 12 kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 25.75 to the dollar. The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for November 15: $100 costs UAH 2,575.1234 (on November 14, it was UAH...

    EU Council underlines importance of timely finalization of visa liberalization process for Ukraine
    Nov15

    EU Council underlines importance of timely finalization of visa liberalization process for Ukraine

    The next summit of Eastern Partnership is scheduled for November 2017 in Brussels, according to the conclusions of the Foreign Affairs Council meeting held November 14, an UNIAN correspondent reports. ”The Council looks forward to the next Eastern Partnership Summit to be held in November 2017 in Brussels, and will revert to this matter before...

    Political tensions trigger psychological pressure on FX market – National Bank of Ukraine
    Nov15

    Political tensions trigger psychological pressure on FX market – National Bank of Ukraine

    Last week`s escalation in political tensions have triggered higher psychological pressure on the FX market, Director of the NBU Open Market Operations Department Serhii Ponomarenko said in his comments over the situation on forex market Monday, November 14. Besides, the NBU official has noted that the business day on November 11, 2016, coincided...

    FSB renegade who fought for Ukraine reported missing
    Nov15

    FSB renegade who fought for Ukraine reported missing

    Ilya Bogdanov, a former Russian citizen and an FSB officer who defected to Ukraine and fought against the pro-Russian militants in Donbas, is reported missing in Kyiv, Ukraine Today reports. There have been no signs of his activity on his Facebook page or public appearance since November 12, and his friends in Kyiv have already contacted the...

    EU Representative for Foreign Affairs Mogherini warns against ”black and white” representations of EU-Russia relations
    Nov15

    EU Representative for Foreign Affairs Mogherini warns against ”black and white” representations of EU-Russia relations

    European Union`s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini at the end of the informal dinner of the EU foreign minister in Brussels November 14 said that the EU engagement with Russia was ”constructive” and at the same time ”selective”. ”You know, the European Union has a very principled position on the...

    Kyiv held a public debate on Ukraine-Poland relations perspective
    Nov15

    Kyiv held a public debate on Ukraine-Poland relations perspective

    On November 11 the Institute of World Policy held a public discussion and presented a discussion paper on the Ukrainian-Poland relations within the project ”Ukraine`s Foreign Policy Audit”. In particular, it covers the controversies of common history, including the subject of the Volhynian tragedy, Ukraine Today reports. The research paper was...

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