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    Ukraine сhases сuts in `unrealistic` budget to meet IMF pact – Bloomberg
    Sep12

    Ukraine сhases сuts in `unrealistic` budget to meet IMF pact – Bloomberg

    The Ukrainian Cabinet needs to cut spending to get the 2016 budget back in line with the requirements of the country`s international lenders, as delayed privatization and a weak economic recovery prevent revenue from keeping pace with costs, Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk said, according to Bloomberg. ”We had an unrealistic budget for 2016,”...

    Prices of industrial products rise by over 0.2% in a month
    Sep12

    Prices of industrial products rise by over 0.2% in a month

    The prices set by Ukraine`s industrial producers in August 2016 rose by 0.2%, compared to the previous month, according to the State Statistics Service. In annual terms, industrial product prices grew by 18.9% year-over-year, while compared to December 2015, they rose by 19%, the service said. The report does not include data from the...

    Ukrainian Ukroboronprom presents brand new combat module “Viy”. Video
    Sep12

    Ukrainian Ukroboronprom presents brand new combat module “Viy”. Video

    On the Armored Forces Day Sunday, September 11, Ukraine`s state-owned defense giant Ukroboronprom presented a model of a new combat model Viy. The module is a rapid-firing 23-millimeter cannon and will be mounted on Dozor-B reconnaissance armored vehicle. Previously, Dozor-B was equipped only with machine guns, and the crews complained that they...

    Ukrainian DTEK contracts coal purchases from Poland, South Africa
    Sep12

    Ukrainian DTEK contracts coal purchases from Poland, South Africa

    Ukraine`s largest privately owned, vertically integrated energy company DTEK, owned by Rinat Akhmetov, has contracted the purchase of 50,000 tonnes of anthracite coal from South Africa and 70,000 tonnes of gas coal from Poland, as part of measures to prepare for the heating season in Ukraine, head of state company Ukrenergo Vsevolod Kovalchuk...

    Donbas heating up: Militants increase number of shellings
    Sep12

    Donbas heating up: Militants increase number of shellings

    Over the past day, Russian occupation forces opened fire 37 times on positions of the Ukrainian army, according to the ATO HQ report as of 6:00, September 12, 2016. The shellings were mostly unsighted, only aiming to provoke the return of fire by the Armed Forces of Ukraine, but Ukrainian defenders steadily adhered to the Minsk agreements. 20...

    Belarus opposition wins parliamentary seat for first time in 20 years
    Sep12

    Belarus opposition wins parliamentary seat for first time in 20 years

    At least one Belarussian opposition candidate was elected to parliament on Sunday, the central election commission said – the first time a politician opposed to hardline President Alexander Lukashenko has won representation in 20 years, Reuters reported. The result will not change the political landscape in the former Soviet republic, once...

    New recording emerges in Smolensk crash case
    Sep12

    New recording emerges in Smolensk crash case

    New evidence has appeared in the case of the Tu-154 crash near Smolensk in April 2010, which killed the then Polish President, Lech Kaczynski and other top leaders of the country, according to Poland`s TVP. Chairman of the Inquiry Commission Waclaw Berczynski  has said the evidence includes recordings from air traffic control tower in Smolensk...

    Russian soldier detained in Donbas testifies – Ukraine intel
    Sep12

    Russian soldier detained in Donbas testifies – Ukraine intel

    Denis Sidorov, a soldier from Moscow who had been arrested September 9 in Donetsk region, testified against Russian officers who have been fighting against Ukraine in the temporarily occupied areas of Donbas. ”September 10, the soldier of the reconnaissance company of the 3rd separate motorized rifle brigade (based in Horlivka) of the 1st Army...

    Russian occupation forces threaten Crimeans with layoffs if they boycott Duma elections – human rights activists
    Sep12

    Russian occupation forces threaten Crimeans with layoffs if they boycott Duma elections – human rights activists

    The so-called ”Crimean authorities” use their administrative resources, to force local residents to vote at the State Duma elections, head of the Crimean Human Rights Group Olha Skrypnyk has told 112 TV channel. ”We`ve received several complaints stating the fact that the de facto ”Crimean authorities” use the so-called administrative resources...

    Turchynov on Armored Forces Day: Ukrainian tanks among world`s best
    Sep11

    Turchynov on Armored Forces Day: Ukrainian tanks among world`s best

    Secretary of the National Defense and Security Council Oleksandr Turchynov is convinced that powerful and effective armored units are the key to victory in modern land battles. NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov has congratulated the Ukrainian tank crews on the Armored Forces Day Sunday, September 11, noting that Ukraine has one of the most...

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