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    OSCE SMM evacuates forward patrol base in Schastia due to shelling
    Sep01

    OSCE SMM evacuates forward patrol base in Schastia due to shelling

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine has announced it has evacuated forward its patrol base in the town of Schastia in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, due to mortar shelling and moved to Sievierodonetsk. ”Between 20:55 and 21:00 on August 30, whilst at the SMM forward patrol base in government-controlled Schastia (20km north of Luhansk),...

    NBU cuts official exchange rate to UAH 26.08 to dollar
    Sep01

    NBU cuts official exchange rate to UAH 26.08 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Wednesday evening lowered the official hryvnia exchange rate by 43 kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 26.08 to the dollar. The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for September 1: $100 costs UAH 2,608.1250 (on August 31, it was UAH...

    E-declaration system in Ukraine certified, ready to go
    Aug31

    E-declaration system in Ukraine certified, ready to go

    Chairman of the State Service of Special Communications and Information Protection Leonid Yevdochenko has announced that his agency has certified an integrated information protection system as part of the e-declaration platform. ”Let me inform that the flaws introduced by the developer in the register data protection system have been eliminated....

    Government outlines priority areas for 2017 state budget
    Aug31

    Government outlines priority areas for 2017 state budget

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has identified priority areas for state development and the estimated funding of key sectors of the national economy within the framework of drafting the 2017 state budget, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said at a cabinet meeting. Groysman stated high priority has been placed on financing the...

    Ukraine reports one wounded in actions in past 24 hours
    Aug31

    Ukraine reports one wounded in actions in past 24 hours

    One Ukrainian soldier was wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to a spokesman for the Ukrainian Presidential Administration. ”There was one wounded in action (WIA) as a result of militant shelling in the village of Pisky,” Andriy Lysenko, administration spokesman for Anti-Terrorist Operation issues, stated during...

    NBU liquidates KSG Bank because of money-laundering activities
    Aug31

    NBU liquidates KSG Bank because of money-laundering activities

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) on August 30 decided to revoke KSG Bank`s license and liquidate it following the discovery of systematic violations of the anti-money-laundering legislation, particularly in the performance of risky activity related to financial monitoring, according to a post on the NBU website. The bank is being liquidated...

    Ukraine convenes Contact Group video conference due to militant violations of ceasefire
    Aug31

    Ukraine convenes Contact Group video conference due to militant violations of ceasefire

    Ukraine will host an emergency video conference with the Tripartite Contact Group in response to militants not complying with the ceasefire, beginning on August 31 at midnight, Darka Olifer, the press-secretary of Ukraine`s envoy to the Contact Group on Donbas settlement and former president of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma wrote on Facebook. Olifer said...

    NABU detains Ukrzaliznytsia branch official for misappropriating more than UAH 13 mln
    Aug31

    NABU detains Ukrzaliznytsia branch official for misappropriating more than UAH 13 mln

    Officers of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) have detained, in Lviv, an official of the Ukrainian Railways` Ukrzaliznytsia branch for allegedly misappropriating more than UAH 13 million in public funds, according to the NABU press service. The detained official is said to have misappropriated UAH 13.65 million in public funds...

    EP proposed abolishing visas for Ukrainians at once as whole
    Aug31

    EP proposed abolishing visas for Ukrainians at once as whole

    The draft report of the European Parliament on granting a visa-free regime for Ukraine called for the immediate approval of the whole proposal of the European Commission. The relevant proposal in the draft document was prepared by the rapporteur Maria Gabriel (Bulgaria, European populists), and it will first be considered at a meeting of the...

    Russia`s war in Ukraine: The medals and treacherous numbers – Bellingcat
    Aug31

    Russia`s war in Ukraine: The medals and treacherous numbers – Bellingcat

    Thousands of Russian servicemen participated in combat operations in Donbas in 2014 and 2015, according to a new report from Bellingcat experts. The war in eastern Ukraine goes by multiple names; most often, terms such as ”Ukrainian civil war” or ”Ukrainian conflict” are used to describe it. However, the implication that this is solely an...

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