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    Kremlin recalls conditions of ”unfreezing” conflict with Ukraine
    Nov08

    Kremlin recalls conditions of ”unfreezing” conflict with Ukraine

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says that Russia does not want to maintain the conflict in the east of Ukraine ”frozen forever,” according to an UNIAN correspondent in Russia. ”Russia is interested in resolving the conflict near its borders more than anyone else, despite the fact that you have periodically heard the assertions that we want...

    ”Gap in sanctions”: Crimean official announces direct ferry service between Turkey, annexed Crimea
    Nov08

    ”Gap in sanctions”: Crimean official announces direct ferry service between Turkey, annexed Crimea

    Ruslan Balbek, who was elected to the State Duma in Ukraine-disputed elections held in the annexed Crimea, has announced that Turkey accepts in its port of Zanguldak a direct ferry from the Russian-occupied city of Sevastopol, despite the official non-recognition by the Turkish government of Crimea`s annexation. ”Until November 2015, the Varyag...

    Montenegro foiled coup: ex-SBU (Security Service of Ukraine) chief tells of Donbas supporters’ role
    Nov08

    Montenegro foiled coup: ex-SBU (Security Service of Ukraine) chief tells of Donbas supporters’ role

    Some wealthy people from the occupied territories of Donbas have fled, not to Crimea but to Montenegro, deputy head of the Security Service of Ukraine (2014-2015) Viktor Yahun said on air of TV Channel 5 during the discussion table titled ”Russia`s role in coups d`etat in Montenegro, Transnistria, and Moldova”. ”At the rallies in Montenegro,...

    Industrial output in Ukraine grows by 5.4%
    Nov08

    Industrial output in Ukraine grows by 5.4%

    Ukraine`s industrial output in October year-over-year grew by 5.4% a month earlier, as reported on the website of the State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Compared with the previous month, September 2016, October saw growth of industrial output by 29.2%, and by 28.7% compared with December 2015. The State Statistics Service said that the data...

    National Bank of Ukraine provides banking data to law enforcers on 127 occasions over past 10 months
    Nov08

    National Bank of Ukraine provides banking data to law enforcers on 127 occasions over past 10 months

    The National Bank of Ukraine provided the law enforcement agencies with information regarding offences committed in the banking sector on 127 occasions over the ten months of 2016, according to the central bank`s website. In October 2016, the National Bank of Ukraine provided  access to the documents and items of evidence required to investigate...

    U.S., Russia stand against altering veto use in UN Security Council
    Nov08

    U.S., Russia stand against altering veto use in UN Security Council

    The United States will support reasonable proposals for modest expansion of the Council in both the permanent and non-permanent categories, but remains opposed to any expansion or alteration of the veto use, according to U.S. Deputy Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Michele J. Sison. ”We recognize that for reform to be successful...

    launching land market to bring $1.5 bln annually – group of strategic advisers on support of reform in Ukraine
    Nov08

    launching land market to bring $1.5 bln annually – group of strategic advisers on support of reform in Ukraine

    The annual economic effect of the lifting of the moratorium on the sale of agricultural land and, as a consequence, the opening of a land market in Ukraine will amount to almost $1.5 billion, Co-chair of the group of strategic advisers on support of reform in Ukraine Ivan Miklos told a press conference. ”The World Bank estimates that you have...

    National Bank of Ukraine: Hryvnia strengthens to dollar by 1.2% in Oct
    Nov08

    National Bank of Ukraine: Hryvnia strengthens to dollar by 1.2% in Oct

    As of October 29, the official exchange rate of hryvnia against the dollar has risen by 1.2% over the month, according to the macroeconomic and monetary review of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU). In October, the supply of foreign currency at the market exceeded the demand due to improved market sentiment against the decision of the...

    Poroshenko pays official visit to Slovenia
    Nov08

    Poroshenko pays official visit to Slovenia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has begun his first official visit to the Republic of Slovenia at the invitation of Slovenian President Borut Pahor, according to the president`s press service. The agenda of the visit includes Petro Poroshenko`s negotiations with Slovenian President Borut Pahor, Prime Minister Miro Cerar, and Speaker of the...

    Russian troops attacked Ukraine 50 times in last day, hot spot near Mariupol
    Nov08

    Russian troops attacked Ukraine 50 times in last day, hot spot near Mariupol

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 50 times in the past 24 hours, including 31 in the Mariupol sector, nine barrages in the Luhansk sector, and another 10 in the Donetsk sector, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the...

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