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    OSCE reports `high number` of truce violations near Yasynuvata, Avdiyivka
    Mar30

    OSCE reports `high number` of truce violations near Yasynuvata, Avdiyivka

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine has reported that the towns of Yasynuvata and Avdiyivka saw most of ceasefire violations in Donetsk region on Tuesday, March 29.”The SMM observed a high number of ceasefire violations in Donetsk region, mostly in the Yasynuvata-Avdiyivka area,” the OSCE SMM said in its update based on...

    TASS: Sea Launch project sold but investor cannot be revealed — Russian official
    Mar30

    TASS: Sea Launch project sold but investor cannot be revealed — Russian official

    Roscosmos Corporation head Igor Komarov announces that the Sea Launch project, using Zenit rockets for launches from a floating platform in the Pacific Ocean, has been sold, according to Russian news agency TASS.”I cannot name the investor or disclose the value of the contract by virtue of certain circumstances. I do hope I will be able to say...

    Ukraine`s net international investment position improves in 2015
    Mar30

    Ukraine`s net international investment position improves in 2015

    Ukraine`s net international investment position (NIIP), which is the nation`s stock of foreign assets minus its foreign liabilities, improved in 2015, according to the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU).The negative NIIP value shrank by 17.5%, or $11.019 billion, to $52.104 billion, the NBU reported on its website.In 2015, Ukraine`s assets expanded...

    Reuters: Russia police say blast kills officer, Islamic State claims responsibility
    Mar30

    Reuters: Russia police say blast kills officer, Islamic State claims responsibility

    One police officer was killed and two injured late on Tuesday when two vehicles were blown up by an explosive device in Russia`s Dagestan region, police said, while the Islamic State group said it was behind the attack, according to Reuters.”Two cars were blown up, the type of explosive device has not been established yet,” Fatina Ubaidatova, a...

    Cabinet returns for revision Finance Ministry`s budget resolution for 2017
    Mar30

    Cabinet returns for revision Finance Ministry`s budget resolution for 2017

    The Cabinet of Ministers has sent back for revision the draft main principles of the budget policy for 2017 earlier submitted by the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, assuming economic growth of 3%, inflation at 8.1%, the hryvnia exchange rate at UAH 27.2 to the dollar, the budget deficit at 3%, and the national debt of $66.8 billion.The relevant...

    Govt moves not to raise gas price for households until May
    Mar30

    Govt moves not to raise gas price for households until May

    The Cabinet of Ministers has extended for another month special obligations of the country`s largest state energy holding Naftogaz of Ukraine for the sale of natural gas to the population on privileged terms.The relevant decision was taken by the government on March 30, 2016.According to Deputy Energy Minister Oleksandr Svetelik, special...

    ”Time bomb”: media reveals how Opposition Bloc MPs offer Ukraine to legalize ”DPR-LPR”
    Mar30

    ”Time bomb”: media reveals how Opposition Bloc MPs offer Ukraine to legalize ”DPR-LPR”

    According to bill No.4297 tabled by a group of Opposition Bloc`s MPs, in certain areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, determined according to the Minsk agreements, the Rada shall create an inter-regional territorial association Donbas (”MTO Donbas”), according to Chetverta Vlada.In addition, MTO Donbas, as an integral part of the territory of...

    Export of Ukrainian goods and services to EU down by 25% in 2015
    Mar30

    Export of Ukrainian goods and services to EU down by 25% in 2015

    Export of Ukrainian goods and services to the EU shrank by 25% in 2015, to $15.3 billion, according to a posting published by the Ukrainian Ministry of Economic Development and Trade on Twitter.At this, export of services declined by 28.4%, while export of goods was down by 23.4%.Export of services accounted for 14.8% of total export volumes to...

    Export of Ukrainian goods and services to EU down by 25% in 2015
    Mar30

    Export of Ukrainian goods and services to EU down by 25% in 2015

    Export of Ukrainian goods and services to the EU shrank by 25% in 2015, to $15.3 billion, according to a posting published by the Ukrainian Ministry of Economic Development and Trade on Twitter.At this, export of services declined by 28.4%, while export of goods was down by 23.4%.Export of services accounted for 14.8% of total export volumes to...

    ”Shooter judge” tried to cut veins before being detained
    Mar30

    ”Shooter judge” tried to cut veins before being detained

    Oleksiy Buran, the Odesa judge, who fled the crime scene yesterday when confronted by National Anti-Corruption Bureau officers upon receiving a bribe after shooting at them, tried to cut his veins before today`s detention, Ukrainian TSN news service reported.Currently, the circumstances of the incident are being verified, as well as the health...

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