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    Russia faces another 6 months of EU sanctions – media
    Jun10

    Russia faces another 6 months of EU sanctions – media

    The EU is set to roll over its Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia for a further six months despite signs of the mood towards Moscow softening in some of the bloc`s member states, according to The Financial Times.Diplomats had feared the move would spark a major political battle between states such as Hungary, Greece and Italy, which favour...

    NBU names riskiest sectors of Ukraine`s economy
    Jun10

    NBU names riskiest sectors of Ukraine`s economy

    Construction, real estate transactions, and utilities are the riskiest and most financially unstable sectors of the Ukrainian economy, according to a financial stability report published by the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU).”The biggest solvency risks are inherent to the construction, real estate and machine building where the highest debt load...

    Ukraine`s Foreign Ministry on visa liberalization: EU`s last mile to go
    Jun10

    Ukraine`s Foreign Ministry on visa liberalization: EU`s last mile to go

    Ukrainian diplomat, permanent representative of Ukraine to the Council of Europe, ambassador-at-large Dmytro Kuleba says that Ukraine`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs is confident there will be visa-free travel for Ukraine, noting that Ukraine has already fulfilled its requirements and it is the European Union`s last mile to go, according to Channel...

    Poroshenko allocates over UAH 3 bln from budget to rebuild Donbas
    Jun09

    Poroshenko allocates over UAH 3 bln from budget to rebuild Donbas

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a law of Ukraine on amendments to the Budget Code to allocate over UAH 3 billion, or $120 million, from the national budget to rebuild hospitals, schools and kindergartens in Donetsk and Luhansk regions, according to the presidential press service.”We`ve done our best to allocate over UAH 3 billion...

    Reuters Exclusive: U.S. may turn to Canada for help with new NATO force in east Europe
    Jun09

    Reuters Exclusive: U.S. may turn to Canada for help with new NATO force in east Europe

    The United States could turn to Canada to help it establish a new NATO force in eastern Europe as a deterrent against Russia because it is struggling to win support from its European allies, diplomats say, according to Reuters.”Despite its show of force with a military exercise across eastern Europe this month that involved more than 20 NATO and...

    Poroshenko appoints acting head of Ukraine`s Foreign Intelligence Service
    Jun09

    Poroshenko appoints acting head of Ukraine`s Foreign Intelligence Service

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has tapped First Deputy Head of Ukraine`s Foreign Intelligence Service Ihor Razinkov as temporarily acting head of the agency.This is stipulated in decree No. 244/2016 dated June 9, 2016, which was posted on the president`s website.”First Deputy Head of the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine Ihor...

    Poll: Almost 44% of Ukrainians support idea of NATO membership
    Jun09

    Poll: Almost 44% of Ukrainians support idea of NATO membership

    As many as 43.9% of Ukrainian citizens say they support the idea of Ukraine`s NATO membership, while 38% are against it, according to a public opinion poll conducted by the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology between May 20 and June 2.At the same time, 18.1% of those polled found it difficult to answer whether they would support Ukraine`s...

    Singapore plans internet shutdown on government computers after ”sophisticated” cyber attacks
    Jun09

    Singapore plans internet shutdown on government computers after ”sophisticated” cyber attacks

    Singapore`s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says that the country is to cut off internet access for government employees` work computers to protect government data after some ”very sophisticated” cyber attacks, according to Reuters.The move will come into force from May next year and affect about 100,000 computers in use in the public service in...

    New Russian military base near Belarus needed for ”protection” from Ukraine – Russian Ambassador
    Jun09

    New Russian military base near Belarus needed for ”protection” from Ukraine – Russian Ambassador

    Russian Ambassador to Belarus Alexander Surikov has said that the Russian military base in the town of Klintsy in Bryansk region is necessary as ”the radicalism in Ukraine is on the rise.” ”As far as I understand, the Minsk agreements are failing, and radicalism in Ukraine once again starts to rise. New forces are being formed, which are...

    Heating tariffs in Ukraine to almost double from July 1
    Jun09

    Heating tariffs in Ukraine to almost double from July 1

    All members of the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (NEURC) have supported the decision to raise heating tariffs by almost two times from July 1, 2016.”The average heating tariff for the population is currently set at UAH 534 per Gcal, but from July 1, it will be increased to the level of UAH 1,043 per Gcal,” said Svitlana...

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