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    Nuland to travel to Moscow to discuss Minsk implementation
    Oct04

    Nuland to travel to Moscow to discuss Minsk implementation

    U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland will travel to Moscow, Russia, to meet with senior Russian government officials, according to U.S. department of State. At first, she will join U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Brussels, Belgium on October 4, where he will deliver a speech hosted by the...

    Moscow summons Dutch ambassador to complain about MH17 findings
    Oct04

    Moscow summons Dutch ambassador to complain about MH17 findings

    Moscow summoned the Dutch ambassador on October 3 to complain about a criminal investigation last week that concluded that a missile brought in from Russia shot down a passenger jet flying over eastern Ukraine, according to Radio Liberty. Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky on July 17, 2014, killing all 298 on board as it was...

    National Bank of Ukraine strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 25.92 to dollar
    Oct04

    National Bank of Ukraine strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 25.92 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Monday evening strengthened the official hryvnia exchange rate by one kopiyka, bringing the national currency to UAH 25.92 to the dollar. The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for October 4: $100 costs UAH 2,592.0623 (on October 3, it was UAH...

    Russia deploys advanced anti-missile system to Syria for first time – Fox News
    Oct04

    Russia deploys advanced anti-missile system to Syria for first time – Fox News

    Russia has deployed an advanced anti-missile system to Syria for the first time, three U.S. officials tell Fox News, the latest indication that Moscow continues to ramp up its military operations in Syria in support of President Bashar al-Assad. It comes after Russia`s actions led to the collapse of a cease-fire and the cut-off of direct talks...

    Ukraine may receive $5.4 bln from IMF next year
    Oct04

    Ukraine may receive $5.4 bln from IMF next year

    Ukraine may obtain from its key creditor, the International Monetary Fund, another loan tranche within the Extended Fund Facility in the amount of $1.3 billion, and another four tranches totaling some $5.4 billion in 2017, according to the IMF report. The third review of the cooperation program is scheduled for November 2016. That is when the...

    Zhytomyr armored plant`s managers embezzle UAH 24 mln in budget funds – media
    Oct04

    Zhytomyr armored plant`s managers embezzle UAH 24 mln in budget funds – media

    An investigation carried out by military prosecutors has established that managers of state-owned enterprise Zhytomyr armored plant have embezzled UAH 24 million in budget funds, according to Ukraine`s weekly newspaper Zerkalo Nedeli (Mirror Weekly). Such findings came out under only one episode of the criminal case being investigated.  It is...

    Ministry of Defense of Ukraine on ”trumped up” case of Ukrainian reporter: Kremlin`s provocation
    Oct04

    Ministry of Defense of Ukraine on ”trumped up” case of Ukrainian reporter: Kremlin`s provocation

    Although the Ukrainian journalist, Roman Sushchenko, has no relation to the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, the ministry supports the demands of civilized society to immediately release the unreasonably detained Ukrainian citizen. The statement of the FSB [Federal Security Service] of the Russian Federation that Ukrainian journalist Roman...

    IMF praises NBU efforts in banking system purge
    Oct04

    IMF praises NBU efforts in banking system purge

    The efforts of the National Bank of Ukraine to establish a healthy banking system started to bear fruit, but these measures need to be continued with the same diligence, according to the report released by the International Monetary Fund. The report says the first phase of the recapitalization of banks has been successfully completed, and there...

    BBC report exposes ”slave labor” in prisons across occupied Donbas
    Oct04

    BBC report exposes ”slave labor” in prisons across occupied Donbas

    Human rights activists in eastern Ukraine say they have evidence that slave labor camps reminiscent of Soviet gulags are operating in rebel-controlled areas, according to the BBC. A newly published report alleges that 5,000 people in the self-declared Luhansk People`s Republic are held in solitary confinement, beaten, starved or tortured if they...

    Ukraine reduces gas consumption by 11% since year`s start
    Oct03

    Ukraine reduces gas consumption by 11% since year`s start

    Ukraine in January-September 2016 reduced consumption of natural gas by 11% year-over-year, to 19.1 billion cubic meters (bcm), according to Ukrtransgaz, the operator of the country`s gas transportation system. Gas consumed by the country in the reporting period included gas of own extraction, as well as gas imported from the European Union and...

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