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    Large-scale privatization to kick off next month – Poroshenko
    Sep16

    Large-scale privatization to kick off next month – Poroshenko

    The launch of a large-scale privatization in Ukraine is set for as early as next month, aiming to attract potential investors, according to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. ”The large-scale privatization in Ukraine will begin next month: energy facilities, the Odesa Port-Side Chemical Plant and other SOEs,” Poroshenko said while delivering a...

    Ukraine mulls banning Russia from financing media in Ukraine
    Sep16

    Ukraine mulls banning Russia from financing media in Ukraine

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (Ukrainian parliament) is drafting a bill that will ban Russia from financing media operating in Ukraine, Ukrainian news service TSN reported citing head of the parliamentary committee on freedom of speech and information policy Victoria Syumar. ”With regard to what has been done, the Committee and Ukrainian MPs have...

    Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine readies to press charges in case of Party of Regions` ”black accounts”
    Sep16

    Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine readies to press charges in case of Party of Regions` ”black accounts”

    The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) in the framework of investigation of the case of ”black accounts” of the Party of Regions intends to announce a series of suspicions, NABU Chief Artem Sytnik told journalists, a UNIAN correspondent reported. ”Now we are preparing to press charges in this case, as the signatures and handwriting...

    Ukraine to allocate UAH 14 bln in excise tax revenues for road construction next year
    Sep16

    Ukraine to allocate UAH 14 bln in excise tax revenues for road construction next year

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine next year plans to use proceeds from excise tax payments and allocate UAH 14.2 billion from tax collections for repairs and construction of roads, according to Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman. The government also plans to additionally attract $1 billion in the context of cooperation with international...

    Kyiv expects to receive $1 bln in U.S. loan guarantees by end of September
    Sep16

    Kyiv expects to receive $1 bln in U.S. loan guarantees by end of September

    Ukraine expects to receive $1 billion of loan guarantees from the U.S. Government by the end of September and to issue Eurobonds, a source in the government told UNIAN. ”We think, [it will happen in] the end of the month,” the source said. The receipt of funds has become possible following the positive decision of the International Monetary Fund...

    Poroshenko: Sanctions only mechanism to keep Putin at negotiating table
    Sep16

    Poroshenko: Sanctions only mechanism to keep Putin at negotiating table

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has urged the international community to impose new sectoral sanctions against Russia for its occupation of Crimea and Donbas, a UNIAN correspondent reported. ”Perhaps it is time to respond to Russia`s actions in the occupied territories, including in relation to Crimean Tatars. This means that it is necessary...

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 30 times in last day, use 120mm and 82mm mortars
    Sep16

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 30 times in last day, use 120mm and 82mm mortars

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 30 times in the past 24 hours, including 16 times in the Mariupol sector, 12 times in the Donetsk sector and twice in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. View map in full size In the Donetsk...

    Ukraine PM announced the plan to set up UAH 3.5-4 bln energy fund
    Sep16

    Ukraine PM announced the plan to set up UAH 3.5-4 bln energy fund

    Ukraine`s Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has announced the Government`s plans to stimulate domestic natural gas production in Ukraine and set up an energy efficiency fund with the budget of UAH 3.5-4 billion, as provided for in the 2017 draft budget, with the view of making Ukraine fully self-sufficient in the energy sector within four to five...

    EU to allocate EUR 600 mln to Ukraine if necessary laws adopted
    Sep16

    EU to allocate EUR 600 mln to Ukraine if necessary laws adopted

    The European Union will provide Ukraine with the second tranche of macro-financial assistance in the amount of EUR 600 million before the end of this year if the required legislative changes are adopted, Vice-President of the European Commission for the Euro and Social Dialogue Valdis Dombrovskis said during a meeting with Ukrainian Prime...

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.90 to dollar on interbank market
    Sep16

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.90 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Friday strengthened to UAH 25.85/25.90 to the dollar by the middle of trade, a broker at a commercial bank has told an UNIAN correspondent. Thus, the national currency has strengthened by 20 kopiykas against the U.S. dollar as compared to the opening of trade. Hryvnia...

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