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    PACE calls for release of all prisoners in Donbas, punishment of those responsible — resolution
    Apr21

    PACE calls for release of all prisoners in Donbas, punishment of those responsible — resolution

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe has adopted a resolution in which it pointed at the inhumane treatment of prisoners captured during the war in the east of Ukraine and called on all parties to the conflict to do everything for their release.The corresponding resolution was voted on Thursday in Strasbourg during the meeting of...

    Industrial output in Ukraine rises, second month in row
    Apr21

    Industrial output in Ukraine rises, second month in row

    The growth of Ukraine`s industrial output in March 2016 year-over-year slowed down from 7.6% recorded a month earlier to 4.8%, the State Statistics Service of Ukraine reported.Industrial output in March compared to the previous month dropped to 6.8% from 8.2% in February to January.Since year start, in January – March, the growth was at 3.7%...

    License of Ukrainian Intl Stock Exchange revoked
    Apr21

    License of Ukrainian Intl Stock Exchange revoked

    The National Commission on Securities and Stock Market has canceled the license of the Ukrainian International Stock Exchange to carry out professional activities because of pending violations, according to the regulator`s press service.In addition, the Commission recognized securities of the Ukrainian International Stock Exchange fictitious and...

    Part of Crimea report presented in Council of Europe distorts real situation – Chubarov
    Apr21

    Part of Crimea report presented in Council of Europe distorts real situation – Chubarov

    Part of the report on human rights in Crimea, presented at the meeting of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg on April 13 does not show the real situation on the peninsula, according to Refat Chubarov, head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people and MP from the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko, who spoke at a briefing on...

    Reuters: Russians look to dacha country plots to beat soaring food prices
    Apr21

    Reuters: Russians look to dacha country plots to beat soaring food prices

    Russians have long grown vegetables on land around their out of town cottages, or dachas, but the country`s economic crisis has triggered a surge in seed sales as some families increasingly turn to home-grown food to get by, according to Reuters.Seeds for the humble potato are in particular demand by ”dachniki” who flee the city in droves in the...

    Central bank keeps Ukraine inflation, GDP forecasts unchanged
    Apr21

    Central bank keeps Ukraine inflation, GDP forecasts unchanged

    The National Bank of Ukraine says it keeps its forecasts for Ukraine`s inflation and GDP for 2016 unchanged: GDP growth is expected at 1.1% amid 12% inflation.The NBU also says it will keep its projections for 2017 unchanged: GDP is expected to grow by 3% and inflation will be 8% next year.As UNIAN reported, inflation in Ukraine in March 2016 was...

    OPEC: `Doha or no Doha` oil market turning, will rebalance by 2017
    Apr21

    OPEC: `Doha or no Doha` oil market turning, will rebalance by 2017

    The oil market will begin rebalancing by the third quarter of this year and will turn positive by 2017 despite world`s top producers failing to reach an agreement to freeze production during a weekend meeting in Doha, OPEC`s secretary general said in Paris on Thursday, according to Reuters.”Doha or no Doha, we see that the market is turning,”...

    Poroshenko: Ukraine happy to join `allied fleet` in Black Sea if created
    Apr21

    Poroshenko: Ukraine happy to join `allied fleet` in Black Sea if created

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that Ukraine may join Romania`s initiative to create a new, NATO-supported `allied fleet` in the Black Sea when it is approved by the Alliance, according to an UaPosition correspondent.”We`re mulling a joint initiative to create the Black Sea fleet under the auspices of NATO, which aims to enhance NATO`s...

    Russia supplies SPV to Donbas militants – Ukrainian border guards
    Apr21

    Russia supplies SPV to Donbas militants – Ukrainian border guards

    Ukrainian Border Guard Service press secretary Oleh Slobodian reports Russia has begun supplying special purpose vehicles (SPV) to Kremlin-backed militants in occupied Donbas, according to an UaPosition correspondent.”On April 18, the Russian side launched the unauthorized delivery of a large batch (over 100 SPVs) to separate areas in Donetsk and...

    NBU`s refinancing rate lowered to 19% from Apr 22
    Apr21

    NBU`s refinancing rate lowered to 19% from Apr 22

    The Board of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has decided to lower the refinancing rate by 3 percentage points as of April 22, to 19% from 22% per annum, which is in effect since September 25, 2015.The NBU says this decision to liberalize monetary policy was made due to the continuing trend of decreasing consumer inflation, which in the first...

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