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    Elections to State Duma in Crimea could trigger new wave of repression – human rights activist
    Sep12

    Elections to State Duma in Crimea could trigger new wave of repression – human rights activist

    The electoral process in Russia-annexed Crimea could lead to a new wave of repression in case Crimeans publicly refuse to vote, Chairman of the Crimean Human Rights Group Olga Skrypnyk has told Hromadske.tv. ”The so-called electoral process in Crimea could trigger a new wave of repression if people publicly refuse or write that they disagree with...

    Poroshenko, Obama to meet at UN General Assembly meeting: Klimkin
    Sep12

    Poroshenko, Obama to meet at UN General Assembly meeting: Klimkin

    Ukraine`s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has announced the meeting between Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and U.S. President Barack Obama is to be held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly meeting, Europeiska Pravda reported referring to Klimkin`s interview with Inter TV channel. ”I believe, a brief meeting will certainly take...

    Cabinet to submit draft budget for 2017 to Rada this week – Groysman
    Sep12

    Cabinet to submit draft budget for 2017 to Rada this week – Groysman

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine plans to submit the draft state budget for 2017 to the Verkhovna Rada this week, as required by the Constitution and the Budget Code, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said in his video address to the nation on Facebook. ”This week, the government will submit the budget for 2017 to the Parliament....

    Ukraine сhases сuts in `unrealistic` budget to meet IMF pact – Bloomberg
    Sep12

    Ukraine сhases сuts in `unrealistic` budget to meet IMF pact – Bloomberg

    The Ukrainian Cabinet needs to cut spending to get the 2016 budget back in line with the requirements of the country`s international lenders, as delayed privatization and a weak economic recovery prevent revenue from keeping pace with costs, Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk said, according to Bloomberg. ”We had an unrealistic budget for 2016,”...

    Prices of industrial products rise by over 0.2% in a month
    Sep12

    Prices of industrial products rise by over 0.2% in a month

    The prices set by Ukraine`s industrial producers in August 2016 rose by 0.2%, compared to the previous month, according to the State Statistics Service. In annual terms, industrial product prices grew by 18.9% year-over-year, while compared to December 2015, they rose by 19%, the service said. The report does not include data from the...

    Ukrainian Ukroboronprom presents brand new combat module “Viy”. Video
    Sep12

    Ukrainian Ukroboronprom presents brand new combat module “Viy”. Video

    On the Armored Forces Day Sunday, September 11, Ukraine`s state-owned defense giant Ukroboronprom presented a model of a new combat model Viy. The module is a rapid-firing 23-millimeter cannon and will be mounted on Dozor-B reconnaissance armored vehicle. Previously, Dozor-B was equipped only with machine guns, and the crews complained that they...

    Ukrainian DTEK contracts coal purchases from Poland, South Africa
    Sep12

    Ukrainian DTEK contracts coal purchases from Poland, South Africa

    Ukraine`s largest privately owned, vertically integrated energy company DTEK, owned by Rinat Akhmetov, has contracted the purchase of 50,000 tonnes of anthracite coal from South Africa and 70,000 tonnes of gas coal from Poland, as part of measures to prepare for the heating season in Ukraine, head of state company Ukrenergo Vsevolod Kovalchuk...

    Donbas heating up: Militants increase number of shellings
    Sep12

    Donbas heating up: Militants increase number of shellings

    Over the past day, Russian occupation forces opened fire 37 times on positions of the Ukrainian army, according to the ATO HQ report as of 6:00, September 12, 2016. The shellings were mostly unsighted, only aiming to provoke the return of fire by the Armed Forces of Ukraine, but Ukrainian defenders steadily adhered to the Minsk agreements. 20...

    Belarus opposition wins parliamentary seat for first time in 20 years
    Sep12

    Belarus opposition wins parliamentary seat for first time in 20 years

    At least one Belarussian opposition candidate was elected to parliament on Sunday, the central election commission said – the first time a politician opposed to hardline President Alexander Lukashenko has won representation in 20 years, Reuters reported. The result will not change the political landscape in the former Soviet republic, once...

    New recording emerges in Smolensk crash case
    Sep12

    New recording emerges in Smolensk crash case

    New evidence has appeared in the case of the Tu-154 crash near Smolensk in April 2010, which killed the then Polish President, Lech Kaczynski and other top leaders of the country, according to Poland`s TVP. Chairman of the Inquiry Commission Waclaw Berczynski  has said the evidence includes recordings from air traffic control tower in Smolensk...

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