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    Russian proxies attack Ukraine 58 times in last day
    Jul01

    Russian proxies attack Ukraine 58 times in last day

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked the Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 58 times in the past 24 hours, including 34 times in the Donetsk sector, 17 times in the Mariupol sector, and seven times in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.In particular, in the...

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 24.82 to dollar
    Jul01

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 24.82 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine strengthened the official hryvnia exchange rate by three kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 24.82 to the dollar.The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for July 1:$100 costs UAH 2,482.8412 (on June 30, it was UAH 2,485.4409);EUR 100...

    PACE President calls for parliamentary dialogue, co-operation between all 47 member states
    Jul01

    PACE President calls for parliamentary dialogue, co-operation between all 47 member states

    Speaking at the end of a two-day visit to Moscow, PACE President Pedro Agramunt stressed the need to promote parliamentary dialogue and co-operation between all 47 member states of the Council of Europe.”Dialogue is very important for me. As elected parliamentarians representing our citizens, we must keep communication channels open and explore...

    Situation in ATO zone escalates, 3 soldiers reported killed
    Jun30

    Situation in ATO zone escalates, 3 soldiers reported killed

    Three Ukrainian soldiers have been reported killed and 15 soldiers were injured in the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) zone in the past 24 hours, Ukrainian TSN news service reported.The Russian-backed mercenaries fired cannon artillery, mortars and small arms on ATO forces near the village of Luhanske. The wounded soldiers were transported to a...

    Singapore bank halts lending for London properties over Brexit vote
    Jun30

    Singapore bank halts lending for London properties over Brexit vote

    Singapore`s third-biggest lender has suspended new loans for the purchase of London properties as the aftershocks of Britain`s vote to leave the EU are felt around the world, British national daily newspaper The Guardian reported.United Overseas Bank said it would ”temporarily stop” issuing the loans because of heightened uncertainty following...

    Putin ends tourism ban to Turkey
    Jun30

    Putin ends tourism ban to Turkey

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree lifting a ban on tourism to Turkey after his first talks with Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan since the downing of a Russian warplane plunged relations into crisis. In addition, Putin has instructed to conduct negotiations with the Turkish government on issues related to foreign...

    Retaliatory measures: Ukraine may extend food embargo against Russia until 2018
    Jun30

    Retaliatory measures: Ukraine may extend food embargo against Russia until 2018

    The Ukrainian Ministry of Economic Development and Trade has voiced proposals to extend food embargo against Russia until 2018 in response to similar actions of the Russia authorities with regard to Ukraine, Ukraine`s trade representative Nataliya Mykolska told reporters.”We suggest that the embargo should be extended for the same period that the...

    Another corruption scandal: police conduct searches in Kharkiv city administration building
    Jun30

    Another corruption scandal: police conduct searches in Kharkiv city administration building

    National police officers are carrying out investigative actions in the Kharkiv city administration building in connection with bribe-taking by some officials, Anton Gerashchenko, the adviser to the Ukrainian Interior Minister, wrote on Facebook.”Officials have been detained in their offices after receiving a bribe in the amount of $4,000, namely,...

    NBU may lower limit on cash settlements
    Jun30

    NBU may lower limit on cash settlements

    Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Vladyslav Rashkovan said the NBU plans to reduce the upper limit on cash settlements, which is currently set at UAH 150,000.”We are working with the relevant committee [of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine] to have this plan implemented,” Rashkovan said.At the same time it is necessary to allow...

    Belize tanker with five Russians among crew detained off Libya
    Jun30

    Belize tanker with five Russians among crew detained off Libya

    A tanker under the flag of Belize with five Russian nationals among its crew has been detained by coast guards off western Libya and taken to the military port of Tripoli, Reuters reported referring to Russian Foreign Ministry`s statement published on Thursday.The tanker was detained on Tuesday, the ministry said in a statement.Russian embassy...

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