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    IMF changes inflation forecast for Ukraine
    Oct03

    IMF changes inflation forecast for Ukraine

    The International Monetary Fund has estimated that inflation will be around 13% by year-end, according to the organization`s latest report published on its website. Ukraine`s key creditor, the IMF, has reported that the country`s GDP is projected to grow by 1.5% in 2016.” At the same time, the Fund improved the inflation forecast from the earlier...

    U.S. suspends bilateral talks with Russia on Syria
    Oct03

    U.S. suspends bilateral talks with Russia on Syria

    The U.S. Department of State has stated the suspension of bilateral negotiations with the Russian Federation on sustaining the cessation of hostilities in Syria. ”The United States is suspending its participation in bilateral channels with Russia that were established to sustain the cessation of hostilities,” U.S. State Department spokesman John...

    ”DPR” militants defy withdrawal deal in Ukraine
    Oct03

    ”DPR” militants defy withdrawal deal in Ukraine

    The ”DPR” militants have stated that they return their armed groups to the previously-held positions, that`s according to Russia`s state-run TASS news agency referring to ”DPR” representative Eduard Basurin as saying. ”The Ukrainian side has disrupted the disengagement of forces in Petrivskiy,” Basurin said adding that the militants were moving...

    Russia scraps bomb-grade plutonium disposal deal with U.S.
    Oct03

    Russia scraps bomb-grade plutonium disposal deal with U.S.

    Vladimir Putin has scrapped a key nuclear control agreement over ”unfriendly” actions of the United States towards Russia, in the latest rupture in the troubled relationship between the two countries, according to The Telegraph. In a decree published on Monday, Russia froze an agreement to dispose of surplus plutonium because of ”a drastic change...

    Ukrainian sugar refineries already produce 18% of annual target
    Oct03

    Ukrainian sugar refineries already produce 18% of annual target

    Ukrainian sugar refineries have produced 337,100 tonnes of sugar since the beginning of the current sugar refining season, which is about 18% of the annual target set by the Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry for the 2016-2017 marketing year (MY), which began on September 1, 2016, according to the Ukrtsukor sugar producers` association. ”Since the...

    Prosecutor General`s Office: Ex-head of investment agency Kaskiv released in Panama on $600,000 bail
    Oct03

    Prosecutor General`s Office: Ex-head of investment agency Kaskiv released in Panama on $600,000 bail

    Deputy head of the Ukrainian Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) Eugene Enin has informed that former head of the State Agency for Investment and National Projects Vladyslav Kaskiv, who is accused of embezzling state funds, has been released in Panama on US$600,000 bail. ”Kaskiv has put up bail for himself and left the prison after all. He is...

    Moscow court rules to arrest Ukrinform journalist for two months
    Oct03

    Moscow court rules to arrest Ukrinform journalist for two months

    A Moscow-based court has ruled that Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, who has been detained in Moscow on charges of ”espionage,” should be arrested for two months. As UNIAN reported earlier, members of NGO Public Monitoring Commission of Moscow found Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko being remanded in custody at the Lefortovo pre-trial...

    Ukraine`s foreign ministry advises against travel to Russia
    Oct03

    Ukraine`s foreign ministry advises against travel to Russia

    Political Director of Ukraine`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Oleksii Makeiev has said that travel to Russia is now dangerous for Ukrainian citizens. ”Travel to the Russian Federation is dangerous for Ukrainians: groundless detentions, provocations at the border and during customs control, tortures, non-admission of consuls…” he wrote on...

    Naftogaz seeks to recover $28.3 bln from Gazprom in Stockholm arbitration
    Oct03

    Naftogaz seeks to recover $28.3 bln from Gazprom in Stockholm arbitration

    The amount of the claims filed by national joint stock company Naftogaz of Ukraine against Russian gas monopoly Gazprom under a lawsuit lodged with the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce was US$28.3 billion as of July 31, 2016, according to the Ukrainian company`s annual report for 2015 published on its website. Naftogaz...

    Nuclear watchdog extends service life of Zaporizhia`s 2nd reactor until 2026
    Oct03

    Nuclear watchdog extends service life of Zaporizhia`s 2nd reactor until 2026

    The State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine has extended the service life of power unit No. 2 at Zaporizhia nuclear power plant (NPP), which is operated by Energoatom national nuclear energy generating company, until February 19, 2026. A corresponding decision was taken unanimously by the state nuclear regulator at a recent meeting....

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