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    IMF loan tranche for Ukraine delayed
    Jul20

    IMF loan tranche for Ukraine delayed

    The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ukraine`s key creditor, has not included the Ukrainian issue on the agenda of its upcoming meetings scheduled until July 29 (inclusive).It is reported that the IMF`s executive directors will review the economic situation in 10 countries, including China, Ireland, Korea and the United...

    Families of killed Euromaidan victims demand justice, prompt trial
    Jul20

    Families of killed Euromaidan victims demand justice, prompt trial

    A court hearing in the criminal case of the murder of Euromaidan protesters in central Kyiv Feb 18-20, 2014, took place in Kyiv this week. The accused are five former special police unit – Berkut members, who are charged with the killing of several dozen civilians, according to Ukraine Today.During the previous court hearing in May, the...

    Gas tariffs may be revised downwards depending on gas purchase prices – Ukraine PM
    Jul20

    Gas tariffs may be revised downwards depending on gas purchase prices – Ukraine PM

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has said gas tariffs may be revised downwards if the purchase price of gas imported by the country is reduced.”We have set the maximum price of gas, which cannot be above [this level], and if the [purchase] price of gas is lower, then the price [set by the government] will also be adjusted,” Groysman...

    Ukraine`s President orders immediate probe of journalist`s death
    Jul20

    Ukraine`s President orders immediate probe of journalist`s death

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has instructed the law enforcement agencies to investigate the death of an acclaimed Ukrainian journalist Pavlo Sheremet.”I ordered law enforcement agencies to immediately investigate this crime. Those responsible should be punished,” Poroshenko wrote on Facebook.”A terrible tragedy in Kyiv. That`s a shock...

    Pokemon Go craze have come to Ukraine
    Jul20

    Pokemon Go craze have come to Ukraine

    Pokemon Go was released just two weeks ago and immediately became viral. The latest Ukrainian approach to catching virtual creatures called pokemons is using know-hows, Ukraine Today reports.One of the local companies has started to sell a simple drone system that can fly and cover up to 10 kilometers in less than 20 minutes, according to Ukraine...

    Murder of journalist: Sheremet, his partner Prytula ”complained of being followed” – Media
    Jul20

    Murder of journalist: Sheremet, his partner Prytula ”complained of being followed” – Media

    A journalist working for the Ukrainska Pravda online newspaper, who was killed in a car blast earlier today, (July 20), and his significant other had complained of being followed, according to Novaya Gazeta, citing the couple`s close friends.The car being used by Pavlo Sheremet belonged to Olena Prytula, his common-law wife and the owner of...

    IMF worsens outlook for global economic growth due to Brexit
    Jul20

    IMF worsens outlook for global economic growth due to Brexit

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has downgraded its 2016 global growth forecast in the aftermath of the EU referendum in the UK – for the fifth time in 15 months, as stated in the IMF July World Economic Outlook Update.”The outcome of the U.K. vote, which surprised global financial markets, implies the materialization of an important...

    Lutsenko calls journalist`s death ”murder”
    Jul20

    Lutsenko calls journalist`s death ”murder”

    Ukraine`s Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko said an explosive device on Wednesday morning killed Pavlo Sheremet, a journalist working with Ukrainska Pravda and a host on Radio Vesti, in Kyiv.”I received a report from the scene that the death of Pavlo Sheremet is the result of an explosive device [being set off]. This is murder. My condolences to...

    Ukraine expects $1bln IMF tranche to replenish NBU reserves – Groysman
    Jul20

    Ukraine expects $1bln IMF tranche to replenish NBU reserves – Groysman

    Ukraine expects to receive $1 billion in loan tranche from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the country`s key creditor, which will be used to replenish the National Bank of Ukraine`s (NBU) reserves, according to Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman.”The amount [of tranche] for Ukraine will be determined at the Executive Board...

    Estonian MEP: Donbas, Crimea must not vanish in shadow of new conflicts
    Jul20

    Estonian MEP: Donbas, Crimea must not vanish in shadow of new conflicts

    Worldwide attention to the circumstances in eastern Ukraine and Russian-annexed Crimea must not decrease as, unfortunately, nothing has changed, Estonian member of the European Parliament Urmas Paet stressed at a meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Kyiv, The Baltic Times reports.”As new crises emerge, the danger exists that...

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