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    Ukraine confirmed its position for United Nations resolution on Israel’s settlement in the Palestinian territories
    Dec26

    Ukraine confirmed its position for United Nations resolution on Israel’s settlement in the Palestinian territories

    The Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations has issued a statement over the decision to support the UN Security Council resolution, which called on Israel to halt settlement construction in the Palestinian territories. The search for the conflict settlement is now almost in the deepest crisis throughout its history, according to the...

    SBU exposes Russian terrorists` communication channel in Donbas
    Dec26

    SBU exposes Russian terrorists` communication channel in Donbas

    The SBU Security Service of Ukraine has revealed an unauthorized international communication channel in Donetsk region, which had been actively used by terrorists, the SBU`s press center told UNIAN. The law enforcers  found out that three residents of the town of Pokrovsk had organized the channel using special telecom equipment. The attackers...

    Hackers attacked website of Ukraine’s Ministry of Education and Science
    Dec26

    Hackers attacked website of Ukraine’s Ministry of Education and Science

    A DDoS attack was initiated over the weekend but the website of the Ministry of Education and Science is still unavailable to users, according to the ministry`s press service. ”Unfortunately, the website of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine is temporarily down for technical reasons,” the press service wrote on Facebook this...

    PrivatBank issues almost $600 mln worth of debt participation notes
    Dec26

    PrivatBank issues almost $600 mln worth of debt participation notes

    Ukraine`s largest bank PrivatBank, which was nationalized in accordance with the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers, has replaced bonded obligations for $595 million to the SPV (UK) for loan participation notes, the NBU said in a notification for PrivatBank noteholders. According to the notification, PrivatBank had the following notes in issue:...

    Bank of Japan Governor says global economy entering new phase
    Dec26

    Bank of Japan Governor says global economy entering new phase

    Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Monday the global economy seems to be entering a new phase and finally putting behind the negative legacy of the global financial crisis, according to Reuters. The BOJ`s new policy framework aimed at keeping long-term interest rates around zero percent will help maximize the benefits of global...

    Ukraine has almost 12.3 bcm of gas reserves left in storage
    Dec26

    Ukraine has almost 12.3 bcm of gas reserves left in storage

    Natural gas reserves in Ukraine`s underground storage facilities (USFs) in the period from Dec 16 and Dec 24 dropped by 3.4%, or 436 million cubic meters – from 12.291 billion cubic meters down to 12.727 bcm, that`s according to the gas transport system operator Ukrtransgaz. According to the state-owned operator, on December 24, some 47.4 million...

    Ukrainian intelligence: 18 Russian troops was killed in Donbas last week, Luhansk morgue full with bodies of Russian soldiers
    Dec26

    Ukrainian intelligence: 18 Russian troops was killed in Donbas last week, Luhansk morgue full with bodies of Russian soldiers

    Eighteen occupiers were killed and other 38 people were wounded in Donbas last week, according to a Ukrainian military intelligence. ”Over the past week, as a result of the enemy`s attempts to seize new positions at the Svitlodarsk Arc, as well as violations of rules on arms and ammo transportation, poor conditions of service and medical...

    Hike in crime rate in Kyiv region makes regional council intervene in ”right to carry arms” issue
    Dec26

    Hike in crime rate in Kyiv region makes regional council intervene in ”right to carry arms” issue

    On December 23, 2016, at the initiative of the deputy of Kyiv Regional Council Ivan Stupak, an appeal to the President of Ukraine, the Verkhovna Rada and the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine was adopted at an extraordinary meeting, demanding urgent consideration and adoption of Law of Ukraine ”On civil arms and ammunition,” which has not been...

    Fragments of Russian Tu-154 found mile off coast
    Dec26

    Fragments of Russian Tu-154 found mile off coast

    Search team finds fragments of presumably Tu-154 plane wreckage a mile from a sea coast, according to a source, Russian news agency TASS has reported. The Russian Defense Ministry has increased the group of unmanned aerial vehicles in the Tu-154 search area, the ministry`s press service said on Monday, TASS wrote. ”The group of the Defense...

    EBRD to finance trolleybus transport and infrastructure upgrade in Ivano-Frankivsk
    Dec26

    EBRD to finance trolleybus transport and infrastructure upgrade in Ivano-Frankivsk

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is extending resources to support the renewal of rolling stock in municipalities across Ukraine under its Ukraine Public Transport Framework facility, according to Agroperspectiva. The latest project under the facility, which was approved in 2015 and designed to help replace ageing...

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