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    NBU cuts official exchange rate to UAH 25.17 to dollar
    Aug19

    NBU cuts official exchange rate to UAH 25.17 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Thursday evening lowered the official hryvnia exchange rate by nine kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 25.17 to the dollar. The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for August 19: $100 costs UAH 2,517.0910 (on August 18, it was UAH...

    Lutsenko invites Yanukovych to Kyiv for face-to-face interrogation with Ukrainian leaders
    Aug19

    Lutsenko invites Yanukovych to Kyiv for face-to-face interrogation with Ukrainian leaders

    Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko says he is ready to arrange face-to-face interrogation of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych with other Ukrainian officials if he arrives in Kyiv. ”I completely support Yanukovych`s wish to give testimony along with the so-called face-to-face interrogation and it will be my pleasure to...

    Ukrainian canoeist Cheban sets new Olympic record
    Aug19

    Ukrainian canoeist Cheban sets new Olympic record

    Ukrainian Yuriy Cheban, who was crowned the champion in canoeing at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 18, having thus bagged a second gold medal for Ukraine, has set at new Olympic record. Cheban completed a distance of 200 meters in 39.279 seconds. He is the only athlete in the Olympics history who has won the canoe sprint in...

    Pyatt: New batch of U.S. aid to arrive in Ukraine soon, no Javelins expected
    Aug19

    Pyatt: New batch of U.S. aid to arrive in Ukraine soon, no Javelins expected

    U.S. Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt says that the United States has provided security assistance to Ukraine to the tune of $600 million, and announces the arrival of a new batch of the aid, according to the Russian-language service of Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). ”And I`m very proud of what has been achieved – and our military exercise...

    Tymchuk: DPR records high mortality rate
    Aug18

    Tymchuk: DPR records high mortality rate

    Militants of the Donetsk People`s Republic (DPR) have recorded a high mortality rate in the occupied areas of Donetsk region, head of the Information Resistance Group and MP Dmytro Tymchuk wrote on Facebook. ”According to the `Main Statistical Office of the DPR,` at the beginning of August this year, the resident population of the republic was...

    Ukraine`s privatization revenues fall by half
    Aug18

    Ukraine`s privatization revenues fall by half

    Receipts of the Ukrainian national budget from privatization of state-owned assets in January through July 2016 amounted to UAH 58.76 million, which was twice as low as the amount received during the same period last year, according to Ukraine`s State Property Fund (SPF). The SPF central and regional administration sold 72 state-owned assets...

    SBU detains ISIS militant in Kharkiv, Ukraine
    Aug18

    SBU detains ISIS militant in Kharkiv, Ukraine

    A 39-year-old citizen of a Central Asian country, who is wanted by Interpol for his involvement with international terrorist organization ”Islamic State” (IS), has been detained in Kharkiv by the SBU Security Service of Ukraine and the border guards. According to the SBU press center, in November 2013, the man went to the Russian Federation for...

    Ex-head of Ukraine`s investment agency, wanted by police, detained in Panama
    Aug18

    Ex-head of Ukraine`s investment agency, wanted by police, detained in Panama

    Former head of the State Agency for Investment and National Projects of Ukraine Vladyslav Kaskiv has been detained by Panamanian law enforcement authorities, Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko said. ”We`ve just got a message about the arrest of Mr. Kaskiv in Panama, who is suspected by us and is on the international wanted list under...

    Ukraine sees power exports grow by 9% since start of year
    Aug18

    Ukraine sees power exports grow by 9% since start of year

    Ukraine boosted power exports by 9% in January-July 2016 compared with the same period in 2015 to 2,460 billion kWh, the press service of Ukraine`s Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry reported. Power exports in July decreased by 40.3% year-on-year (y-o-y) to 271.3 million kWh. As UNIAN reported earlier, power exports in Ukraine increased by...

    Ukraine reports 3 KIA, 6 WIA in past 24 hours
    Aug18

    Ukraine reports 3 KIA, 6 WIA in past 24 hours

    Three Ukrainian soldiers were killed and another six were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to Oleksandr Motuzianyk, presidential spokesman for ATO issues. ”There were three killed in action (KIA) and six wounded in action (WIA),” he said at a briefing in Kyiv on Thursday, a UNIAN correspondent reported. As...

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