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    National Bank identifies cause behind industrial output decline in June
    Aug01

    National Bank identifies cause behind industrial output decline in June

    A railway workers strike in the east of Ukraine, which blocked the movement of freight trains, has restarted the decline in industrial production and cargo turnover, according to the National Bank of Ukraine`s (NBU) Macroeconomic and Monetary Review published on the regulator`s website. ”The strike of railway workers in the east of the country,...

    Ukraine pumps 1 bcm of gas into underground storage facilities in July
    Aug01

    Ukraine pumps 1 bcm of gas into underground storage facilities in July

    Ukraine pumped 1 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas into its underground gas storage facilities in July, corresponding to the volume in the same month last year, according to Ukrtransgaz, operator of Ukraine`s gas transport system. It is also reported that a total of 2.2 bcm of gas has been accumulated in Ukraine`s underground gas storage...

    Ukraine reports 1 KIA, 6 WIA in past 24 hours
    Aug01

    Ukraine reports 1 KIA, 6 WIA in past 24 hours

    One Ukrainian soldier was killed and six were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to a spokesman for the Ukrainian Presidential Administration. ”There was one killed in action (KIA) and six wounded in action (WIA),” Andriy Lysenko, administration spokesman for Anti-Terrorist Operation issues, said at a briefing...

    Ukraine`s state budget sees over UAH 35 bln deficit in H1
    Aug01

    Ukraine`s state budget sees over UAH 35 bln deficit in H1

    Ukraine`s state budget deficit in the first half of 2016 (H1) amounted to UAH 35.1 billion, according to the National Bank of Ukraine`s (NBU) Macroeconomic and Monetary Review published on the regulator`s website. According to the NBU, the state budget deficit in June amounted to UAH 8.6 billion. ”Despite an insignificant growth in annual terms,...

    Military Prosecutor`s Office completes investigation into Romanchuk`s case
    Aug01

    Military Prosecutor`s Office completes investigation into Romanchuk`s case

    The Military Prosecutor`s Office of the southern region has, in less than two months, completed a pre-trial investigation into the criminal proceedings against the First Deputy Chairman of Mykolaiv Regional State Administration Mykola Romanchuk, the Office of Public Relations and Mass Media of the Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) of Ukraine told...

    Rebels launch major assault to break siege of opposition-held Aleppo – Reuters
    Aug01

    Rebels launch major assault to break siege of opposition-held Aleppo – Reuters

    Syrian rebel fighters launched on Sunday a major assault on government-held southwestern parts of Aleppo in the first major drive to regain ground after major losses last week when the army and its allies tightened its siege of opposition-held parts of the northern city, according to Reuters.A rebel military command center that includes the newly...

    Executive Service seizes state-owned Ukrgasbank`s funds
    Aug01

    Executive Service seizes state-owned Ukrgasbank`s funds

    The Ukrainian Justice Ministry`s State Executive Service has seized correspondent accounts of the state-owned Ukrgasbank following a decision by Kyiv`s Economic Court on the recovery of funds in favor of the company Ukrkoncept. The bank`s press service reported that the bank learnt about the seizure of accounts in an email from the National Bank...

    BBC: Russian ex-police chief Antyufeyev leads Donetsk rebels
    Aug01

    BBC: Russian ex-police chief Antyufeyev leads Donetsk rebels

    A veteran of the pro-Russian separatist rebellion in Moldova, Vladimir Antyufeyev, now claims to be in command of rebel-held Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, according to the BBC. On July 28, he announced that his immediate superior, ”prime minister” Alexander Borodai, had left for Russia, the BBC reports. In early July Mr. Antyufeyev – born in Russia...

    Prozorro system becomes mandatory for all public procurements
    Aug01

    Prozorro system becomes mandatory for all public procurements

    The Prozorro electronic public procurement system has become mandatory from August 1 for all government agencies with a level of procurement above UAH 200,000 for goods and over UAH 1.5 million for work, the press service of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade reported. The ministry noted it was not mandatory but ”strongly advisable”...

    Russian helicopter shot down in Syria
    Aug01

    Russian helicopter shot down in Syria

    Russia`s Mi-8 helicopter has been shot down with fire from the ground over Syria`s Idlib province, according to Russian news agency TASS. The three crewmembers and two officers from Russia`s reconciliation center are unaccounted for, the Defense Ministry has said, TASS reports. ”On August 1, a Russian transport helicopter Mi-8 was shot down with...

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