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    Yanukovych may be interrogated on Berkut case in autumn: Lawyer
    Aug19

    Yanukovych may be interrogated on Berkut case in autumn: Lawyer

    Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych may give evidence in the trial of the Berkut riot police officers, which is taking place in the Kyiv Sviatoshynskiy District Court, Yanukovych`s lawyer Vitaliy Serdiuk said, according to Radio Liberty. ”According to information provided by the Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) during the trial,...

    Turkish Stream project to have negative consequences for Ukraine: Naftogaz CEO
    Aug19

    Turkish Stream project to have negative consequences for Ukraine: Naftogaz CEO

    Naftogaz CEO Andriy Kobolev said Ukraine may lose 15 billion cubic meters (bcm) of Russian gas out of the 70 bcm being transported through its territory following the construction of the Turkish Stream pipeline to be carried out by Russia. The project aims at enabling gas transit across the Black Sea, bypassing Ukraine. ”The implementation of...

    California Senate adopts resolution on occasion of Independence Day of Ukraine
    Aug19

    California Senate adopts resolution on occasion of Independence Day of Ukraine

    Ambassador of Ukraine to USA Valeriy Chaly took part in California Senate resolution vote on the occasion of Independence Day of Ukraine on August 24, 2016. The resolution supported by the upper house of the California State Legislature stresses the significant contribution of the Ukrainian Americans in enriching political, economic and cultural...

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 73 times in last day
    Aug19

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 73 times in last day

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 73 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. Most of enemy attacks – 38 instances – were recorded in the Donetsk sector. The enemy fired banned 152mm artillery systems on the Ukrainian...

    Reuters: Brent crude oil prices dip on U.S. profit taking
    Aug19

    Reuters: Brent crude oil prices dip on U.S. profit taking

    Brent crude oil prices dipped in early Asian trading hours on Friday, but remained near two-month highs with Brent still holding above $50 per barrel in a bull-run that has lifted the market by over 20% since early August, Reuters reported. International benchmark Brent crude oil futures were trading at $50.80 per barrel at 8.56 p.m. ET, down 9...

    AP: Trump advisers waged covert influence campaign
    Aug19

    AP: Trump advisers waged covert influence campaign

    A firm run by Donald Trump`s campaign chairman directly orchestrated a covert Washington lobbying operation on behalf of Ukraine`s ruling political party, attempting to sway American public opinion in favor of the country`s pro-Russian government, emails obtained by The Associated Press show. Paul Manafort and his deputy, Rick Gates, never...

    Ukraine`s anti-graft agency reveals details of secret ledgers with Trump`s campaign chief
    Aug19

    Ukraine`s anti-graft agency reveals details of secret ledgers with Trump`s campaign chief

    The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine has revealed details of handwritten ledgers, which show $12.7 million in undisclosed cash payments designated for Donald Trump`s campaign chief Paul Manafort from former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych`s Regions Party between November 20, 2007 and October 5, 2012. ”We emphasize that mentioning...

    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...

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