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    Russian troops attacked Ukraine 35 times in last day
    Nov14

    Russian troops attacked Ukraine 35 times in last day

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 35 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Luhansk sector, Russian-backed militants used mortars of various calibers, anti-tank missile systems and grenade launchers to attack the...

    Trump, Putin hold phone talks
    Nov14

    Trump, Putin hold phone talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin held a telephone conversation with U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump, according to TASS citing the Kremlin`s press service. Both Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump are reported to have spoken in favor of increasing joint efforts to normalize the Russian-U.S. relations, TASS reported. The Russian president stressed...

    President of Ukraine: We do everything to ensure EU`s introduction of visa-free regime for Ukrainians
    Nov14

    President of Ukraine: We do everything to ensure EU`s introduction of visa-free regime for Ukrainians

    President Petro Poroshenko emphasizes that Ukraine has completely fulfilled all the criteria to obtain the visa-free regime with the European Union, the president`s press service reports. ”We have implemented 144 reforms approved by the Special Assessment Mission of the EU. That is why we must accelerate the provision of the visa-free regime for...

    Extreme snowfalls in Ukraine: 400 vehicles stranded, 30 trains behind schedule
    Nov14

    Extreme snowfalls in Ukraine: 400 vehicles stranded, 30 trains behind schedule

    Heavy snowfalls across Ukraine have left about 350-400 vehicles stranded in Ternopil, Khmelnytsky, and Ivano-Frankivsk regions, while about 30 trains are behind their schedule, according to recent reports. It started to snow heavily on Sunday evening, it snowed overnight and snow depths vary from 5 to 20 cm, the operator of Ukrainian roads,...

    Steinmeier poised to be German President – Deutsche Welle
    Nov14

    Steinmeier poised to be German President – Deutsche Welle

    Chancellor Angela Merkel`s Christian Democratic Party (CDU) has backed Social Democrat Frank-Walter Steinmeier to be the ruling coalition`s candidate for the German presidency, following talks among party leaders on Monday morning, according to Deutsche Welle. The CDU`s Bavarian sister-party, the Christian Social Union (CSU), also gave its...

    Ukraine sees 1.8% GDP growth in Q3 year-on-year
    Nov14

    Ukraine sees 1.8% GDP growth in Q3 year-on-year

    Ukraine`s GDP grew by 1.8% in the third quarter of 2016 year-on-year, against a 1.3% increase in the second quarter of 2016 compared to the same period of 2015, according to the State Statistics Service. GDP in the third quarter of 2016 compared to the previous, second quarter of 2016, grew by 0.4% against a 0.6% increase in the second quarter...

    Russian Mig-29 crashes near its aircraft carrier in Mediterranean – U.S. officials
    Nov14

    Russian Mig-29 crashes near its aircraft carrier in Mediterranean – U.S. officials

    A Russian fighter jet crashed in the Mediterranean Sea shortly after launching from its aircraft carrier near the coast of Syria Sunday, two U.S. officials told Fox News. Three Russian MiG-29 fighter jets took off from their Soviet-era aircraft carrier, Admiral Kuznetsov, and flew in the direction of Syria. Once airborne, one of the Russian jets...

    Members of Saakashvili’s team – National Police chief and Chief of Odesa customs resigned
    Nov14

    Members of Saakashvili’s team – National Police chief and Chief of Odesa customs resigned

    Chief of Ukraine`s National Police Khatia Dekanoidze has resigned, the Obozrevatel media outlet reported, citing sources. Dekanoidze was appointed to the post on November 4, 2015. Prior to that, she was advisor to Interior Minister Arsen Avakov. According to the report, her deputy Vadym Troyan has been appointed Acting Chief of the National...

    Britain and France snub EU`s emergency Trump meeting
    Nov14

    Britain and France snub EU`s emergency Trump meeting

    Britain and France on Sunday night snubbed a contentious EU emergency meeting to align the bloc`s approach to Donald Trump`s election, exposing rifts in Europe over the U.S. vote, the Financial Times reported. Hailed by diplomats as a chance to ”send a signal of what the EU expects” from Mr. Trump, the plan fell into disarray after foreign...

    Hryvnia weakens to UAH 25.83 to dollar on interbank market
    Nov14

    Hryvnia weakens to UAH 25.83 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Monday fell to UAH 25.76/25.83 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 28.72/28.78, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH 0.4020/0.4030....

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