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    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 25.25 to dollar
    May19

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 25.25 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Wednesday evening strengthened the official hryvnia exchange rate by two kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 25.25 to the dollar. The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for May 19: $100 costs UAH 2,525.7239 (on May 18, it was UAH...

    Obama announces Marie Yovanovitch as nominee for U.S. ambassador to Ukraine
    May19

    Obama announces Marie Yovanovitch as nominee for U.S. ambassador to Ukraine

    U.S. President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Marie Yovanovitch, a career member of the Foreign Service, to the post of U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, according to the White House.”Marie L. Yovanovitch, a career member of the Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, currently serves as Dean of the School of Language Studies at...

    Ukraine, IMF agree terms to resume financial support – IMF
    May18

    Ukraine, IMF agree terms to resume financial support – IMF

    The International Monetary Fund has agreed with Ukraine the reform policies it must implement for the board to agree in July to dispense a long-delayed third tranche of loans under a $17.5 billion bailout program, the fund said on Wednesday, according to Reuters. An IMF mission visited Kyiv last week to assess efforts to root out corruption and...

    Resolution of regional council in Veneto (Italy) recognizes Crimea Russian territory
    May18

    Resolution of regional council in Veneto (Italy) recognizes Crimea Russian territory

    The motion was drafted by Stefano Valdegamberi, leader of the nationalist party Lega Nord, and submitted by a group of 25 deputies, with three leaders of the council`s largest factions among them. The resolution aims to ”promote the establishment of a Committee against the anti-Russian sanctions for the recognition of the right to...

    NABU asks permission to tap phones
    May18

    NABU asks permission to tap phones

    Chief of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) Artem Sytnyk sees no threat in providing his agency the right to wiretap telephone conversations as part of the official investigations, according to 112 Ukraine TV channel.”It is very important that NABU be given a possibility of autonomous monitoring of information on...

    Russia denies Ukraine`s appeal for Yanukovych extradition – PGO
    May18

    Russia denies Ukraine`s appeal for Yanukovych extradition – PGO

    Russia has refused to extradite the ousted Ukrainian ex-President Viktor Yanukovych, that`s according to the head of a special investigations department of the Prosecutor General`s Office of Ukraine, Serhiy Horbatyuk.”Today we received a reply [from the Russian side] on the refusal to extradite Yanukovych, and so we will raise the question of how...

    British Gov`t to continue work to resolve conflict in Ukraine: Queen
    May18

    British Gov`t to continue work to resolve conflict in Ukraine: Queen

    Queen Elizabeth II has delivered the Queen`s Speech and outlined the priorities for the state saying that the British government will continue resolving the Ukrainian conflict.”My government will continue to work to resolve the conflict in Ukraine,” said the Queen. Her Ambassador to Ukraine Judith Gough spelled out the British Embassy Kyiv`s...

    Breaking pause: Putin to visit EU 1st time in six months
    May18

    Breaking pause: Putin to visit EU 1st time in six months

    At the end of next week, Russian President Vladimir Putin will pay a visit to Greece, according to RBC news agency.This will be the Russian president`s first visit to the EU member state since last November, RBC reports referring to the officials familiar with the process of preparing the trip.Putin will arrive in Athens on May 27, the visit will...

    Ukraine remembers victims of deportation of Crimean Tatar people (photo gallery)
    May18

    Ukraine remembers victims of deportation of Crimean Tatar people (photo gallery)

    Ukraine and the world on May 18 remember the victims of the genocide of the Crimean Tatar people. On this day in 1944, the Soviet authorities started expelling the indigenous people of Crimea to Central Asia.Today, a series of memorial events to remember the victims of deportation of the Crimean Tatar people were held across Ukraine.This...

    Naftogaz not to pay Gazprom for gas consumed in occupied Donbas
    May18

    Naftogaz not to pay Gazprom for gas consumed in occupied Donbas

    NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine has not received natural gas from Gazprom at the entry points to the national gas transportation system located in the territories beyond government control, and therefore the company does not intend to pay for it, according to the Naftogaz statement released by its press service.The statement was published in connection...

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