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    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 25.66 to dollar
    Oct19

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 25.66 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Tuesday evening strengthened the official hryvnia exchange rate by 12 kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 25.66 to the dollar. The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for October 19: $100 costs UAH 2,566.3049 (on October 18, it was UAH...

    Reuters: Oil rises on U.S. crude inventory draw, falling Chinese output
    Oct19

    Reuters: Oil rises on U.S. crude inventory draw, falling Chinese output

    Oil prices rose on Wednesday, lifted by a report of a drop in U.S. crude inventories and declining production in China, while an upbeat OPEC statement on its planned output cut also supported the market, according to Reuters. A slightly weaker dollar boosted oil as well, traders said, as it makes fuel purchases cheaper for countries using other...

    Russia refuses to include EU as 3rd party in transit dispute with Ukraine in WTO
    Oct19

    Russia refuses to include EU as 3rd party in transit dispute with Ukraine in WTO

    Ukraine has requested the European Union to become an interested third party in its dispute with Russia in the World Trade Organization over the blocking of Ukrainian transit, while Russia rejected such move, according to Nicholas Burge, Head of Trade and Economic Section at the EU Delegation to Ukraine. Despite the initial refusal, Russia will...

    Ukraine Def. Minister discusses with U.S. congressmen prospects of lethal aid
    Oct19

    Ukraine Def. Minister discusses with U.S. congressmen prospects of lethal aid

    Ukraine`s Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak held talks with representatives of the US Congress Mr William Florence and Mr Andrew P. Harris, according to the ministry press service. The parties discussed the situation in Donbas and the progress of troops` disengagement, the press service reported. The Minister of Defence of Ukraine said Russian...

    Ukraine demands control over militant-held Debaltseve ahead of Normandy Four talks
    Oct19

    Ukraine demands control over militant-held Debaltseve ahead of Normandy Four talks

    Ukraine insists on the return of control over the strategic railway hub of Debaltseve in Donetsk region, held by the Russian-terrorist forces, ahead of the meeting of the Normandy Four leaders in Berlin Oct 19, according to Darka Olifer, the spokesperson of Ukraine`s envoy to the Trilateral Contact Group, ex-president of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma....

    World Bank approves allocation of $500 mln for Ukraine`s gas purchases
    Oct19

    World Bank approves allocation of $500 mln for Ukraine`s gas purchases

    The World Bank`s Board of Directors decided to grant Ukraine`s state-owned energy holding Naftogaz of Ukraine the $500 million loan guarantees that will allow attracting loan resources for the purchase of the necessary volumes of natural gas for the passage of the 2016-2017 heating season, Ukraine`s Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk wrote on...

    Ukraine imposes sanctions against Putin`s in-law, almost 700 other individuals
    Oct19

    Ukraine imposes sanctions against Putin`s in-law, almost 700 other individuals

    The sanctions list against those involved in the Russian aggression against Ukraine includes 682 individuals, according to Annexes 1 and 3 to the Resolution of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine from September 16, 2016 ”On application of special economic personal and other restrictive measures (sanctions),” posted on the website...

    Ukraine Cabinet to approve conditions of new auction to sell Odesa Portside Chemical Plant Oct 19
    Oct18

    Ukraine Cabinet to approve conditions of new auction to sell Odesa Portside Chemical Plant Oct 19

    The Cabinet of Ministers intends to approve conditions for another attempt to privatize the Odesa Portside Chemical Plant, according to the government press service citing Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman as saying during his meeting with heads of French companies ahead of the Ukrainian-French business forum to be held in Paris Oct 27-28....

    Russian Duma threatens to ”put an end” to Ukraine`s territorial integrity
    Oct18

    Russian Duma threatens to ”put an end” to Ukraine`s territorial integrity

    Minsk talks are the sole factor keeping territorial integrity of Ukraine, and the integrity itself is possible only owing to the goodwill of Russian leadership, that`s according to Vyacheslav Nikonov, a deputy ofRussia`s State Duma which Ukraine deems illegitimate, Ukraine Today reported. ”I think if people in Kyiv were sane, they would not have...

    Large concentration of Russian weaponry in Donbas was spotted by drones. Photos, video
    Oct18

    Large concentration of Russian weaponry in Donbas was spotted by drones. Photos, video

    Volunteer aerial reconnaissance team handed over to InformNapalm community new images of a large build-up of weapons and equipment amassed by the Russian occupation forces in Donbas. InformNapalm OSINT investigators analyzed the images and identified all pieces of the weaponry and equipment. UAVs captured on photo a reinforced battalion tactical...

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