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    One Ukrainian soldier killed, 11 wounded in Donbas in last day
    Jun23

    One Ukrainian soldier killed, 11 wounded in Donbas in last day

    One Ukrainian soldier was killed and another 11 were wounded in the Donbas conflict zone in the last 24 hours, head of the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters, Colonel Oleksandr Motuzianyk said at a briefing on Thursday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”In the last day, we lost one Ukrainian soldier, and another 11 were...

    Groysman: Energy Efficiency Fund to be launched in 2017
    Jun23

    Groysman: Energy Efficiency Fund to be launched in 2017

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman expects that the Energy Efficiency Fund will start working in Ukraine as early as 2017, and in this regard it is necessary to take the whole regulatory framework before the end of this year.”I`d really like that we decide to set up an Energy Efficiency Fund, to create it before the end of 2016 and...

    Russia`s capital outflow to amount to $25 bln in 2016
    Jun23

    Russia`s capital outflow to amount to $25 bln in 2016

    Net capital outflow from Russia will amount to about $25 billion in 2016, Russian Economic Development Minister Alexey Ulyukayev told journalists, according to RIA Novosti.”I agree with the chairman of the Bank of Russia that the capital outflow may be reduced to $25 billion. It is very close to our expectations,” he said.On June 17, the Bank of...

    NATO-agreed large-scale reform of Def. Ministry to be completed by year-end
    Jun23

    NATO-agreed large-scale reform of Def. Ministry to be completed by year-end

    The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine plans to complete transformation before the end of the year, Ukraine`s Deputy Defense Minister Ihor Dolhov told journalists at Ivan Cherniakhovskiy National Defense in Kyiv, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”A large-scale reform of the Ministry of Defense has begun. This reform will be mostly completed before...

    NBU cuts key policy rate to 16.5%
    Jun23

    NBU cuts key policy rate to 16.5%

    The Board of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has decided to cut the key policy rate to 16.5%, effective June 24, 2016. Further easing of monetary policy fully complies with inflation target for 2016 and 2017 and takes place under conditions of steady inflationary pressure reduction, improved inflation expectations and stable foreign exchange...

    Groysman: Tymoshenko`s gas contract ”betrayal of national interests”
    Jun23

    Groysman: Tymoshenko`s gas contract ”betrayal of national interests”

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has said that the gas contract with Russia signed by the government of Yulia Tymoshenko in 2009, fixing the price at $450 per 1,000 cubic meters, resulted in tens of billions of dollars in Russian claims, adding that it was in fact a betrayal of national interests.”There is a clear view in the expert...

    Erdogan threatens EU with UK-style referendum on stalled EU bid: Hurriyet
    Jun23

    Erdogan threatens EU with UK-style referendum on stalled EU bid: Hurriyet

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has suggested Turkey could hold a referendum over whether to continue its long-stalled accession process to join the European Union, Hurriyet reported.Angrily lashing out at the bloc`s treatment of Ankara, Erdogan said Turkey could hold a referendum along the lines of that in Britain, where voters are...

    Danylyuk: Ukraine, IMF to sign updated Memo of Cooperation before Board of Directors meeting
    Jun23

    Danylyuk: Ukraine, IMF to sign updated Memo of Cooperation before Board of Directors meeting

    Ukraine and the International Monetary Fund will sign an updated Memorandum of Cooperation before the meeting of the Board of Directors on the allocation of the third tranche of aid, which will take place in mid-July, Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk told journalists at the Forum on Energy Efficiency in Kyiv.”It has not been signed...

    Italy`s demand delays extension of EU sanctions against Russia: RFE/RL
    Jun23

    Italy`s demand delays extension of EU sanctions against Russia: RFE/RL

    Italy has once again delayed an attempt to extend the European Union`s economic sanctions against the Russian Federation, despite an accord reached by EU diplomats earlier this week for sanctions to be prolonged by another six months, according to RFE/RL.EU sources tell RFE/RL that Rome wants special language to be included in the conclusions of...

    Ukraine expects IMF Board of Directors meeting in 1st half of July – source
    Jun23

    Ukraine expects IMF Board of Directors meeting in 1st half of July – source

    Ukraine expects that the Board of Directors of the country`s key creditor – the International Monetary Fund – will hold a meeting in the first half of July on the second revision of the reform program, will approve the Memorandum on the implementation of the program and adopt a plan of action, a government source close to negotiations told an...

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