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    Ukraine politicians unwilling to share details about Yanukovych`s schemes – FBI
    Dec16

    Ukraine politicians unwilling to share details about Yanukovych`s schemes – FBI

    An FBI agent says Ukrainian politicians are unwilling to share information about former President Viktor Yanukovych`s schemes, according to the Ukrainian-language media outlet, Radio Svoboda (Radio Liberty). The FBI`s Supervisory Special Agent Karen Greenaway said at the Third Asset Recovery Conference in Kyiv on December 15, that the biggest...

    Official forex rate of hryvnia to the euro gets stronger by 60 kopiykas
    Dec16

    Official forex rate of hryvnia to the euro gets stronger by 60 kopiykas

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Thursday evening set the official forex rate of the Ukrainian hryvnia to the euro at UAH 27.40, making it stronger by 60 kopiykas (one hryvnia, or UAH, equals 100 kopiykas) against the euro. The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for December 16:...

    Biden welcomes Ukraine`s decision to release 15 Russian militants
    Dec16

    Biden welcomes Ukraine`s decision to release 15 Russian militants

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says he hopes that the Ukrainian authorities` decision to unilaterally release 15 individuals taken prisoner during the Donbas conflict will give momentum to the prisoner exchange process. ”The Vice President voiced strong support for the Ukrainian Government`s decision today [December 15] to unilaterally release 15...

    Ukrainian farmers export over 20 mln tonnes of grain since July 2016
    Dec16

    Ukrainian farmers export over 20 mln tonnes of grain since July 2016

    Ukrainian farmers have exported 20.1 million tonnes of grain since the beginning of the 2016/2017 marketing year (July 2016 through June 2017), according to the Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry`s press service. In particular, they exported 10.6 million tonnes of wheat, about 4.1 million tonnes of barley, and 5.3 million tonnes of maize. What is...

    France calls for urgent United Nations Security Council talks on Aleppo
    Dec16

    France calls for urgent United Nations Security Council talks on Aleppo

    France on Thursday requested urgent closed-door consultations at the UN Security Council on the evacuation of civilians from the Syrian city of Aleppo and plans for deliveries of aid, diplomats said, according to The Local France. Hundreds of civilians and rebels boarded buses earlier in the day to leave Aleppo as Syrian forces moved to assert...

    ”It needs to be disguised and taken away”: General Prosecutor Office releases records of intercepted calls between two suspects in MH17 case
    Dec16

    ”It needs to be disguised and taken away”: General Prosecutor Office releases records of intercepted calls between two suspects in MH17 case

    First Deputy General Prosecutor Dmytro Storozhuk has told a Kyiv briefing that the Joint Investigation Team is ready to ensure protection of all witnesses who can provide information on those involved in the destruction of the Malaysian Airlines passenger aircraft. Also, the PGO released audio recordings of conversations between the persons...

    Russia, Japan sign 68 agreements during Putin`s visit – Reuters
    Dec16

    Russia, Japan sign 68 agreements during Putin`s visit – Reuters

    A total of 68 agreements were signed during President Vladimir Putin`s visit to Japan, including in energy, according to Russian officials on Friday, according to Reuters. Among business-to-business deals reached, gas giant Gazprom signed agreements on strategic cooperation with trading houses Mitsui & Co  and Mitsubishi Corp, Reuters wrote....

    Ukraine imports of goods exceed exports by 2 bln USD
    Dec16

    Ukraine imports of goods exceed exports by 2 bln USD

    Exports of goods from Ukraine in January-October 2016 compared to January-October 2015 decreased by 7.9%, to $29.113 billion, and imports – by 0.1%, to $31.202 billion, according to the State Statistics Service. The deficit of foreign trade in Ukraine in January-October 2016 amounted to $2.089 billion against a $397.1 million surplus in the same...

    Suspect in alleged Montenegro coup plot pictured with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov
    Dec16

    Suspect in alleged Montenegro coup plot pictured with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov

    A suspect in an alleged plot to assassinate pro-Western Montenegrin politician Milo Djukanovic has posted a photograph of himself standing near Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov this week in Belgrade, RFE/RL reports. Nemanja Ristic, who is wanted in Montenegro for conspiracy to kill Djukanovic in an alleged foreign-organized coup attempt in...

    Naftogaz plans to pay in taxes of 60 billion USD in 2016
    Dec16

    Naftogaz plans to pay in taxes of 60 billion USD in 2016

    The National energy holding Naftogaz of Ukraine plans in 2016 to transfer to the state budget some UAH 60 billion in taxes, that`s according to the company CEO Andriy Kobolev who gave a briefing in Kyiv earlier today, December 15. ”We are planning to pay to the budget UAH 60 billion in taxes,” he said, adding that this amount is about 10% of...

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