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    We expect final decision of Stockholm arbitration in case against Gazprom in early 2017 – Yatsenyuk
    Nov29

    We expect final decision of Stockholm arbitration in case against Gazprom in early 2017 – Yatsenyuk

    During his visit to Brussels on Monday, November 28, leader of the Popular Front Party, Ukraine`s former Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk met with Vice-President of the European Commission Maros Sefcovic. After the meeting, the leader of the Popular Front said that the issues were discussed in particular on energy security. He recalled that the...

    Public procurement reform: Savings due to Prozorro e-procurement system exceed UAH 7 bln
    Nov29

    Public procurement reform: Savings due to Prozorro e-procurement system exceed UAH 7 bln

    The average savings in tenders was at 13%, while the average number of bidders was 2.5 for each tender. Budget savings due to the use of the system of electronic public procurement Prozorro, extended to all state customers from August 1, was UAH 7.03 billion as of November 28. Relevant information was published in Prozorro business analytics...

    Corporatization of five enterprises of Ukroboronprom, agreed, including Antonov
    Nov28

    Corporatization of five enterprises of Ukroboronprom, agreed, including Antonov

    Corporatization procedure is already underway in two companies of Ukroboronprom: 2nd Repair Plant of Communication Devices and Kherson Factory of Ship Equipment and Ship Fittings. State Concern Ukroboronprom, which unites Ukraine`s main defense enterprises, and the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade agreed on a possibility of...

    Ukraine`s consolidated budget sees UAH 27 bln deficit in 10 months
    Nov28

    Ukraine`s consolidated budget sees UAH 27 bln deficit in 10 months

    The deficit of Ukraine`s consolidated budget in January-October 2016 amounted to UAH 26.866 billion (US$1.044 billion), against a surplus of UAH 26.792 billion ($1.042 billion) registered in the same period of 2015, according to Ukraine`s State Treasury Service. The deficit of the national budget in the ten months of 2016 was estimated at UAH...

    Lutsenko: Azarov next to be charged with high treason
    Nov28

    Lutsenko: Azarov next to be charged with high treason

    Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko does not rule out that former Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov may soon be served with charges of high treason and encroachment on Ukraine`s territorial integrity and inviolability, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”I do not rule out that former Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov will be...

    Yanukovych`s testimony void, he was caught lying many times – prosecutor
    Nov28

    Yanukovych`s testimony void, he was caught lying many times – prosecutor

    Prosecution was not satisfied with the fact that, given the limited time of the interrogation, it was unable to ask Yanukovych most questions. PGO prosecutor Oleksiy Donskoy said that the questioning of ex-president Viktor Yanukovych has shown that his testimony was void and that he had lied repeatedly, an UNIAN correspondent reported from a...

    Ukraine reports 37 Russian attacks in Donbas in last day
    Nov28

    Ukraine reports 37 Russian attacks in Donbas in last day

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 37 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers used banned 122mm artillery systems, mortars of various calibers, grenade launchers...

    Britain expects Donald Trump to `stand up` to Russia
    Nov28

    Britain expects Donald Trump to `stand up` to Russia

    Britain expects U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to ”stand up” to Russia, British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon has said, according to The Telegraph. The Defense Secretary insisted that Britain will not become internationally isolated by its tough stance towards the Russian President, as he called on Mr. Trump not to treat Russia as an ”equal...

    Ukrainian journalist Sushchenko`s arrest in Russia extended for 2 mths
    Nov28

    Ukrainian journalist Sushchenko`s arrest in Russia extended for 2 mths

    Illegally detained Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko will remain in custody for another two months under a ruling by Moscow`s Lefortovo district court, according to the lawyer. ”Lefortovo court has prolonged Roman Sushchenko`s arrest until January 30, 2017,” Mark Feygin wrote on Twitter on Monday. As UNIAN reported earlier, the Russian...

    Syrian regime routs rebels in eastern Aleppo
    Nov28

    Syrian regime routs rebels in eastern Aleppo

    Syrian rebels have been scattered in eastern Aleppo by an offensive of pro-government forces, a monitor says. The loss is a setback for insurgents as government forces and its allies drive to retake the entire city, according to Deutsche Welle. A monitoring group said Monday that Syrian government forces and its allied had captured the Sakhour...

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