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    Former hostage Zhemchuhov: It is outrageous when militants cheat during prisoner swap
    Sep28

    Former hostage Zhemchuhov: It is outrageous when militants cheat during prisoner swap

    Volodymyr Zhemchuhov, a Ukrainian volunteer who had been seriously wounded in Luhansk region and then spent nearly a year in militant captivity, told about the shortcomings of the hostage exchange process. ”I was outraged when they managed to fool the Ukrainian side like children,” the former hostage said in an interview with Ukrainian online...

    Agrarian Policy Ministry negotiating with EC on new terms of supplies of organic products to EU
    Sep28

    Agrarian Policy Ministry negotiating with EC on new terms of supplies of organic products to EU

    The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food is negotiating with the European Commission on the allocation of individual quotas for duty-free import of organic foods to the EU, so that the producers of ordinary and bio-products did not claim the same quota, said Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food on European Integration Olha Trofimtseva. ”We...

    Ukraine budget-2017: healthcare costs increased by 6%, medication purchase – by 50%
    Sep28

    Ukraine budget-2017: healthcare costs increased by 6%, medication purchase – by 50%

    The draft state budget for 2017 has increased health care costs by UAH 3.4 billion, or 6%, the press service of the Ministry of Health told a UNIAN correspondent. Ministry officials, along with the parliamentary committees and factions are working on a project`s main estimates regarding healthcare system financing. The Health Ministry said that...

    Kremlin declines to comment on Def. Min.`s earlier statements on Ukrainian Su-25 near MH17
    Sep28

    Kremlin declines to comment on Def. Min.`s earlier statements on Ukrainian Su-25 near MH17

    The Kremlin has declined to comment on the contradictory statements of the Russian Defense Ministry about the alleged presence of a Ukrainian Su-25 fighter jet in close proximity to the Malaysian Boeing shortly before the crash, an UNIAN correspondent report. Asked by an UNIAN reporter, why the Russian generals said two years ago that they had...

    Syrian government launches Aleppo ground attack
    Sep27

    Syrian government launches Aleppo ground attack

    Syrian government forces and their allies attacked the opposition-held sector of Aleppo on several fronts on Tuesday, the biggest ground assault yet in a massive new military campaign that has destroyed a U.S.-backed ceasefire, according to Reuters. The United States says the assault on Aleppo is proof that President Bashar al-Assad and his...

    Nordic nations deepen cooperation amid worsening Baltic security
    Sep27

    Nordic nations deepen cooperation amid worsening Baltic security

    The Nordic nations are deepening their cooperation and beefing up their military strength to counter a deteriorating security situation in the Baltic region, according to leaders meeting at a summit, Bloomberg said. The talks, held on the demilitarized Finnish island of Aaland, come as Sweden earlier this month announced it would once again place...

    Marchuk: Donbas disengagement agreement to prevent unexpected developments
    Sep27

    Marchuk: Donbas disengagement agreement to prevent unexpected developments

    Ukrainian envoy to the Trilateral Contact Group`s security subgroup Yevhen Marchuk says that a recently concluded framework agreement on the disengagement of forces in Donbas allows the parties to the conflict to independently control their own territory and prevent unexpected developments. The first three sections selected for the disengagement...

    National Bank of Ukraine decides to liquidate State Land Bank
    Sep27

    National Bank of Ukraine decides to liquidate State Land Bank

    On September 27, 2016, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), upon the proposal of the Individual Deposit Guarantee Fund, issued Decision No. 302-r.sh. on Withdrawal of the Banking License and Liquidation of State Land Bank. According to the NBU`s report, on July 26, 2016, pursuant to Article 76 of the Law of Ukraine On Banks and Banking, the NBU...

    Ukrainian, Israeli presidents agree to accelerate free trade talks
    Sep27

    Ukrainian, Israeli presidents agree to accelerate free trade talks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and his Israeli counterpart Reuven Rivlin have agreed to accelerate talks on a free trade area (FTA) between the countries, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”We have agreed to significantly broaden economic cooperation,” Poroshenko said in his press statement following the negotiations in Kyiv on Tuesday....

    Demand for bitcoin in Ukraine grows fivefold
    Sep27

    Demand for bitcoin in Ukraine grows fivefold

    Demand for cryptocurrency grows up fivefold during this year, says Stanislav Podyachev of bitcoin selling service Btcu.biz, Ukraine Today reports referring to a report by Forklog. Despite significant growth in demand, trading bitcoin in Ukraine is still non-profitable. The ATMs used for it are too expensive to operate, and the number of...

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