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    Disengagement of forces near Stanytsia Luhanska again fails due to LPR militants
    Nov28

    Disengagement of forces near Stanytsia Luhanska again fails due to LPR militants

    Militants of the self-proclaimed Lunansk People`s Republic (LPR) have again disrupted the disengagement of forces and military equipment near the village of Stanytsia Luhanska in occupied Donbas, eastern Ukraine, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. ”Another attempt to count seven days when the fire...

    Russia opens criminal case against Ukrainian military commanders
    Nov28

    Russia opens criminal case against Ukrainian military commanders

    Prosecutors in Russia have launched a criminal case against Ukrainian security agencies for alleged war crimes committed in the eastern Ukrainian Donbas region, according to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Svetlana Petrenko, a spokeswoman for Russia`s Investigative Committee, told journalists on November 28 that prosecutors have uncovered...

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.68 to dollar on interbank market
    Nov28

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.68 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Monday strengthened to UAH 25.65/25.68 to the dollar by the middle of trade, a broker at a commercial bank has told an UNIAN correspondent. Hryvnia quotes against the euro have settled at UAH 27.29/27.35, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH...

    Liquidation of bank belonging to Yanukovych`s son extended until 2020
    Nov28

    Liquidation of bank belonging to Yanukovych`s son extended until 2020

    Ukraine`s Deposit Guarantee Fund has extended the period of the liquidation of National Bank for Development (VBR) belonging to Oleksandr Yanukovych, the son of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, until 2020, according to a posting on the Fund`s website. The Fund also prolonged the authority of the bank`s liquidator, Serhiy Mykhno. As...

    Ukrainian officers detain militants` accomplices near Mariupol
    Nov28

    Ukrainian officers detain militants` accomplices near Mariupol

    On November 26, officers of the southern territorial district of the National Guard of Ukraine, operating together with the national police and the Security Service, detained 22 people in two settlements near Mariupol, according to the press service of the Southern Territorial Administration. The press service said that the detainees were guilty...

    Fillon wins France presidential primary
    Nov28

    Fillon wins France presidential primary

    Francois Fillon is to be the conservative candidate in next year`s French presidential election after his rival Alain Juppe admitted defeat, according to the BBC. With virtually all the results counted, Mr. Fillon won Sunday`s run-off with nearly 67% of the vote, the BBC wrote. He is likely to face a Socialist candidate and the far-right`s Marine...

    Two killed in helicopter crash in Crimea – media
    Nov28

    Two killed in helicopter crash in Crimea – media

    Two persons were killed in a crash of a private Robinson-type helicopter in Crimea on Monday, according to Russian news agency TASS. The private helicopter crashed in a mountainous area near Vinogradnoye, about seven kilometers to the south of the city of Alushta. The flight was authorized by Russia`s air transport agency, Rosaviatsia, the local...

    Oil prices fall over doubts of planned crude output cut
    Nov28

    Oil prices fall over doubts of planned crude output cut

    Oil prices fell on Monday, adding to Friday`s steep losses as doubts re-emerged over the ability of major producers to agree output cuts at a planned meeting on Wednesday aimed at reining in global oversupply, according to Reuters. Brent crude futures LCOc1 fell 2 percent at one point, but regained ground to trade down 35 cents, or 0.74 percent,...

    Swedish Foreign Minister arrives in Kyiv on official visit
    Nov28

    Swedish Foreign Minister arrives in Kyiv on official visit

    Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom has arrived in Kyiv on an official visit to discuss Ukrainian reforms and Russian aggression. ”Just landed in Kyiv, my 3rd visit. Russian aggression, Ukrainian reforms on agenda. Solid support for Ukraine`s European future continues,” she wrote on Twitter. Earlier, Wallstrom said that she did not...

    Reuters: Czech aid group evicted from Donetsk by separatists
    Nov28

    Reuters: Czech aid group evicted from Donetsk by separatists

    Czech humanitarian organization Clovek v Tisni (People in Need, PIN) has been banned from the Donetsk area in eastern Ukraine by separatist authorities, the aid group said in a statement, according to Reuters. It said it was one of two international aid groups in the Donetsk area, and was helping residents with water and food supplies as well as...

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