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    Canadian Foreign Minister: NATO tries to deter Russian aggression, seeks dialogue with Moscow
    Oct17

    Canadian Foreign Minister: NATO tries to deter Russian aggression, seeks dialogue with Moscow

    NATO member states are trying to deter Russian aggression, while seeking a lasting dialogue with Moscow, Canadian Foreign Minister Stephane Dion said in an interview with Diplomat & International Canada. ”It`s not my strategy, it`s that of NATO and our allies. Everybody is doing that, except Canada in the past — but not anymore. All of the...

    IMF mission plans to visit Ukraine for another review in late October
    Oct17

    IMF mission plans to visit Ukraine for another review in late October

    A mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ukraine`s key creditor, plans to visit Ukraine as part of the next review of the country`s reform program, which was approved by the Fund in March last year, according to the Finance Ministry`s press service. ”[We expect arrival] from October 26,” the press service statement read. As UNIAN...

    OSCE says it can`t now confirm death of militant leader ”Motorola”
    Oct17

    OSCE says it can`t now confirm death of militant leader ”Motorola”

    OSCE SMM Principal Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander Hug says the OSCE is not able to confirm the reports about the death of one of the militant leaders, a Russian citizen Arseniy Pavlov aka ”Motorola,” according to 112 Ukraine TV channel. ”We are aware of these reports. Based on our own observations, we cannot confirm these reports. Our teams very...

    Poroshenko approves expanded sanctions list of individuals involved in Russia`s aggression against Ukraine
    Oct17

    Poroshenko approves expanded sanctions list of individuals involved in Russia`s aggression against Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree, which enacts National Security and Defense Council`s (NSDC) decision as of September 16, 2016 on application of personal special economic and other restrictive measures (sanctions). The document is published on the president`s website. The press service recalls that the NSDC at its meeting...

    Stockholm arbitration completes oral hearings of Naftogaz-Gazprom case
    Oct17

    Stockholm arbitration completes oral hearings of Naftogaz-Gazprom case

    The Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce has completed oral hearings of the proceedings over mutual claims by NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine and Russian gas monopoly Gazprom, Naftogaz`s press service reported. The court also heard experts and witnesses of the proceedings. ”Oral hearings of the consolidated case with mutual claims...

    NBU to seek to minimize its presence on forex market
    Oct17

    NBU to seek to minimize its presence on forex market

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) intends to minimize its presence on the foreign exchange market, which is linked to the achievement of target levels of the NBU international reserves, Chief of the NBU`s Open Markets Department Serhiy Ponomarenko said at a briefing when presenting a strategy on foreign exchange interventions developed by the...

    EU to allocate EUR 104 mln to support Ukraine`s Public Administration Reform
    Oct17

    EU to allocate EUR 104 mln to support Ukraine`s Public Administration Reform

    The European Union will launch a program to support Ukraine in implementing a comprehensive Public Administration Reform (PAR) Strategy before the end of 2016, with funding of EUR 104 million for the period 2016-2020, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has reported. ”A large EU program aiming at supporting Ukraine in...

    EU envoy urges Ukrainian Parliament to speed up process of implementing reforms in Ukraine
    Oct17

    EU envoy urges Ukrainian Parliament to speed up process of implementing reforms in Ukraine

    Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine Hughes Mingarelli calls on the Verkhovna Rada to speed up the process of implementation of reforms, according to a UNIAN correspondent. Speaking at a panel discussion titled: ”Parliaments and comprehensive democratic reform” in Kyiv on Monday, he said that Ukraine was set for the implementation of an ambitious...

    Brave investors wanted as Ukraine exits recession period
    Oct17

    Brave investors wanted as Ukraine exits recession period

    Luring investment into a war-torn and recession-battered country can be hard work. Yet, in Lviv, more than 1,300km away from a smouldering war with Russian-backed separatists over the industrial far-eastern regions, Japan`s Fujikura has opened a car parts factory, Ukraine Today reports referring to The Financial Times. A 22-year-old blue-collar...

    Ukrainian Parliament to consider draft budget for 2017 this week – Speaker
    Oct17

    Ukrainian Parliament to consider draft budget for 2017 this week – Speaker

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine intends to consider the draft state budget for 2017 in the first reading this week, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy wrote on Twitter. ”We will promptly consider the budget this week. In accordance with the regulations, the Verkhovna Rada should do this by October 20,” he tweeted. As UNIAN...

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