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    Ukraine reports 9 wounded, 1 killed in almost 80 attacks in Donbas on March 2
    Mar02

    Ukraine reports 9 wounded, 1 killed in almost 80 attacks in Donbas on March 2

    There were 78 attacks on the Ukrainian positions in Donbas on Thursday, March 2, which resulted in wounding eight Ukrainian soldiers in action, while one was killed in action, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters. View map in full size The occupiers continued using weapons banned under the Minsk peace...

    Ukraine ships almost 30 mln tonnes of grain abroad
    Mar02

    Ukraine ships almost 30 mln tonnes of grain abroad

    Ukrainian farmers exported 29.432 million tonnes of grain since July 2016, when the current marketing year began, according to the Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry`s press service. In particular, they shipped 13.6 million tonnes of wheat abroad, while supplies of barley to foreign contractors were about 4.7 million tonnes, and those of maize...

    Russia bombed U.S.-backed fighters in Syria
    Mar02

    Russia bombed U.S.-backed fighters in Syria

    Russian and Syrian aircraft bombed positions held by the U.S.-backed Syrian Arab Coalition near the Syrian town of al Bab on Tuesday, inflicting casualties, the top U.S. commander in Iraq said on Wednesday, according to Reuters. ”Yesterday [February 28] , we had some Russian aircraft and (Syrian) regime aircraft bomb some villages that I believe...

    ”DPR” leader Zakharchenko`s tapped conversation reveals beneficiary of Ukrainian assets` ”nationalization”
    Mar02

    ”DPR” leader Zakharchenko`s tapped conversation reveals beneficiary of Ukrainian assets` ”nationalization”

    The SBU Security Service of Ukraine tapped another conversation of the leader of so-called ”DPR” Aleksander Zakharchenko with a Russian citizen, as they discussed the further fate of Ukrainian enterprises seized by the pro-Russian terrorist in the occupied areas of Donbas, the SBU press service reported Wednesday. The conversation proves that...

    Naftogaz to import gas from Slovakia, Poland, Hungary in March
    Mar02

    Naftogaz to import gas from Slovakia, Poland, Hungary in March

    Ukraine`s national JSC oil and gas giant, Naftogaz of Ukraine, plans to import gas from Slovakia, Poland, and Hungary in March. ”Imports from Slovakia will be about 40 million cubic meters per day. As for Poland and Hungary – we`ll see, as these routes are auxiliary for Naftogaz,” the company`s CCO Yuriy Vitrenko said at the Ukrainian Energy...

    Navalny publishes investigative report on Russian PM Medvedev`s ”secret empire”
    Mar02

    Navalny publishes investigative report on Russian PM Medvedev`s ”secret empire”

    Alexei Navalny`s Anti-Corruption Foundation claims Russian Prime Minister Dmitriy Medvedev has created one of the most sophisticated large-scale corruption schemes. The Foundation claims that Medvedev supervises several charities which have received RUB 70 billion (approximately $1.2 billion), Meduza reported.  Foundation claims that the money...

    Explosion reported at coal mine in Lviv region, 8 people died
    Mar02

    Explosion reported at coal mine in Lviv region, 8 people died

    At the moment of the blast, 172 miners were working at the mine. The State Emergency Service on Thursday reported an explosion at mine No. 10 Stepova of JSC Lvivvuhillia in the village of Hlukhiv in Lviv region`s Sokalskiy district It is noted that the explosion occurred at the depth of 550 meters, resulting in an internal collapse of the rock....

    Kyiv prosecutors launch probe against Energy Minister
    Mar02

    Kyiv prosecutors launch probe against Energy Minister

    Kyiv Prosecutor`s Office has opened a case against Ukraine`s Energy Minister Ihor Nasalyk into possible criminal offenses, according to an official statement by the prosecutor`s office, published by MP Viktoria Voytsitska on Facebook. ”Kyiv Prosecutor`s Office has informed me about the opening of criminal proceedings against the Minister of...

    Stratfor comments on latest Donbas escalation
    Mar02

    Stratfor comments on latest Donbas escalation

    The experts from a private U.S. intelligence company Stratfor have reported on why they believe the conflict in the occupied Donbas escalated following Donald Trump`s inauguration. Strategically, Ukraine is the most important post-Soviet state for both Russia and the West, Ukraine`s Apostrophe wrote, referring to a Stratfor report. Experts point...

    National Bank of Ukraine leaves key policy rate unchanged
    Mar02

    National Bank of Ukraine leaves key policy rate unchanged

    The Board of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has decided to maintain its key policy rate at 14% per annum. This decision was prompted by the need to mitigate risks for the achievement of inflation targets in 2017-2018, according to the NBU`s website. In January 2017, inflation accelerated to 12.6% yoy, which was in line with the NBU forecast...

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