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    Ministry of Defense of Ukraine on ”trumped up” case of Ukrainian reporter: Kremlin`s provocation
    Oct04

    Ministry of Defense of Ukraine on ”trumped up” case of Ukrainian reporter: Kremlin`s provocation

    Although the Ukrainian journalist, Roman Sushchenko, has no relation to the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, the ministry supports the demands of civilized society to immediately release the unreasonably detained Ukrainian citizen. The statement of the FSB [Federal Security Service] of the Russian Federation that Ukrainian journalist Roman...

    IMF praises NBU efforts in banking system purge
    Oct04

    IMF praises NBU efforts in banking system purge

    The efforts of the National Bank of Ukraine to establish a healthy banking system started to bear fruit, but these measures need to be continued with the same diligence, according to the report released by the International Monetary Fund. The report says the first phase of the recapitalization of banks has been successfully completed, and there...

    BBC report exposes ”slave labor” in prisons across occupied Donbas
    Oct04

    BBC report exposes ”slave labor” in prisons across occupied Donbas

    Human rights activists in eastern Ukraine say they have evidence that slave labor camps reminiscent of Soviet gulags are operating in rebel-controlled areas, according to the BBC. A newly published report alleges that 5,000 people in the self-declared Luhansk People`s Republic are held in solitary confinement, beaten, starved or tortured if they...

    Ukraine reduces gas consumption by 11% since year`s start
    Oct03

    Ukraine reduces gas consumption by 11% since year`s start

    Ukraine in January-September 2016 reduced consumption of natural gas by 11% year-over-year, to 19.1 billion cubic meters (bcm), according to Ukrtransgaz, the operator of the country`s gas transportation system. Gas consumed by the country in the reporting period included gas of own extraction, as well as gas imported from the European Union and...

    IMF changes inflation forecast for Ukraine
    Oct03

    IMF changes inflation forecast for Ukraine

    The International Monetary Fund has estimated that inflation will be around 13% by year-end, according to the organization`s latest report published on its website. Ukraine`s key creditor, the IMF, has reported that the country`s GDP is projected to grow by 1.5% in 2016.” At the same time, the Fund improved the inflation forecast from the earlier...

    U.S. suspends bilateral talks with Russia on Syria
    Oct03

    U.S. suspends bilateral talks with Russia on Syria

    The U.S. Department of State has stated the suspension of bilateral negotiations with the Russian Federation on sustaining the cessation of hostilities in Syria. ”The United States is suspending its participation in bilateral channels with Russia that were established to sustain the cessation of hostilities,” U.S. State Department spokesman John...

    ”DPR” militants defy withdrawal deal in Ukraine
    Oct03

    ”DPR” militants defy withdrawal deal in Ukraine

    The ”DPR” militants have stated that they return their armed groups to the previously-held positions, that`s according to Russia`s state-run TASS news agency referring to ”DPR” representative Eduard Basurin as saying. ”The Ukrainian side has disrupted the disengagement of forces in Petrivskiy,” Basurin said adding that the militants were moving...

    Russia scraps bomb-grade plutonium disposal deal with U.S.
    Oct03

    Russia scraps bomb-grade plutonium disposal deal with U.S.

    Vladimir Putin has scrapped a key nuclear control agreement over ”unfriendly” actions of the United States towards Russia, in the latest rupture in the troubled relationship between the two countries, according to The Telegraph. In a decree published on Monday, Russia froze an agreement to dispose of surplus plutonium because of ”a drastic change...

    Ukrainian sugar refineries already produce 18% of annual target
    Oct03

    Ukrainian sugar refineries already produce 18% of annual target

    Ukrainian sugar refineries have produced 337,100 tonnes of sugar since the beginning of the current sugar refining season, which is about 18% of the annual target set by the Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry for the 2016-2017 marketing year (MY), which began on September 1, 2016, according to the Ukrtsukor sugar producers` association. ”Since the...

    Prosecutor General`s Office: Ex-head of investment agency Kaskiv released in Panama on $600,000 bail
    Oct03

    Prosecutor General`s Office: Ex-head of investment agency Kaskiv released in Panama on $600,000 bail

    Deputy head of the Ukrainian Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) Eugene Enin has informed that former head of the State Agency for Investment and National Projects Vladyslav Kaskiv, who is accused of embezzling state funds, has been released in Panama on US$600,000 bail. ”Kaskiv has put up bail for himself and left the prison after all. He is...

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