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    Putin on calls to reconsider results of World War II
    Sep02

    Putin on calls to reconsider results of World War II

    Putin says calls for reconsidering the results of World War II should relate not only to Kaliningrad, but also the eastern lands of Germany, the city of Lviv, a former part of Poland. ”All jokes aside. If someone is willing to reconsider the results of World War II, let us discuss this. But then we will have to discuss not only Kaliningrad, but...

    Reuters: Japan may invest $10 billion in Russian oil firm Rosneft
    Sep02

    Reuters: Japan may invest $10 billion in Russian oil firm Rosneft

    Japan will propose a broad cooperation in the energy sector with Russia that could include a nearly $10 billion investment in Russian state-owned oil giant Rosneft, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Friday, according to Reuters. The report comes as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of a...

    NBU cuts official exchange rate to UAH 26.61 to dollar
    Sep02

    NBU cuts official exchange rate to UAH 26.61 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Thursday evening lowered the official hryvnia exchange rate by 53 kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 26.61 to the dollar. The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for September 2: $100 costs UAH 2,661.5934 (on September 1, it was UAH...

    U.S. sanctions firms of Putin`s allies building Kerch Bridge in annexed Crimea
    Sep02

    U.S. sanctions firms of Putin`s allies building Kerch Bridge in annexed Crimea

    The U.S. Department of the Treasury`s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on September 1 extended sanctions against Russian companies of President Vladimir Putin`s allies engaged in the construction of the Kerch Bridge in Russia-annexed Crimea. In particular, the action targets the following 18 construction, transportation, and defense...

    Reuters: IMF says nearing board vote to release Ukraine bailout funds
    Sep02

    Reuters: IMF says nearing board vote to release Ukraine bailout funds

    The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday it is ”very close” to concluding its latest review of Ukraine`s $17.5 billion bailout and expects its board to consider releasing additional funds in the second half of September, according to Reuters. IMF spokesman Gerry Rice told a regular news briefing that some technical issues related to the...

    Vladimir Putin`s private meeting with elite British schoolboys
    Sep02

    Vladimir Putin`s private meeting with elite British schoolboys

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has played hosts to schoolboys from Britain`s prestigious Eton College, who came to visit him in the Kremlin, according to CNN. ”And their schoolmasters didn`t even know about it,” CNN wrote. ”This was a private visit by a small group of boys (organized) entirely at their own initiative and independently of the...

    Klimkin sees Ukraine as point of no return for OSCE
    Sep02

    Klimkin sees Ukraine as point of no return for OSCE

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin says that Ukraine is the point of no return for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). ”Ukraine is the point of no return for #OSCE. Resolving current crisis will show whether OSCE can deal w/conflicts&deliver on security or not,” Klimkin tweeted after at the Informal Meeting...

    Bloomberg: EBRD sees Ukraine lending rising next year after 2016 slowdown
    Sep01

    Bloomberg: EBRD sees Ukraine lending rising next year after 2016 slowdown

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development expects lending to rebound in Ukraine next year as it funds projects in energy, banking and agriculture after a drop this year due to delays in forming a government, according to Bloomberg. Total lending in 2016 is expected at around 500 million euros ($558 million), a drop from 1 billion euros...

    OPP starting price may be reduced to $300 mln before new privatization auction
    Sep01

    OPP starting price may be reduced to $300 mln before new privatization auction

    The starting price of 99.6% of the stake in the Odesa Port-Side Chemical Plant (OPP), the country`s major chemicals producer, may drop to $300 million before a new auction is held in late October, the press service of the State Property Fund of Ukraine (SPFU) reported, quoting SPFU head Ihor Bilous. The July 18 auction of the state`s stake in...

    EU can prolong sanctions against citizens, entities for aggression against Ukraine next week: journalist
    Sep01

    EU can prolong sanctions against citizens, entities for aggression against Ukraine next week: journalist

    The European Union is set to prolong the asset freeze and visa bans on citizens and entities involved in the aggression in Donbas, according to Rikard Jozwiak, Brussels reporter for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. ”EU amb looks set to next week prolong asset freeze and visa bans on 146 citizens and 37 entities from Ukraine, Russia, Crimea by 6...

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