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    Ukraine and European Investment Bank agree on financing programs worth EUR 600 mln
    Dec20

    Ukraine and European Investment Bank agree on financing programs worth EUR 600 mln

    Ukraine and the European Investment Bank later this afternoon will sign an agreement on granting Ukraine EUR 600 million within a framework of the EU assistance package, Federica Mogherini, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, told a joint briefing with Ukraine`s First Prime Minister Stepan Kubiv following the...

    United Nations General Assembly votes for resolution on human rights in Crimea
    Dec20

    United Nations General Assembly votes for resolution on human rights in Crimea

    The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on December 19 voted for a resolution on human rights in Crimea, titled ”Situation of human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol (Ukraine),” which was initiated by Ukraine and supported by the UNGA Third Committee. Seventy UN member states backed the document, 77...

    Russian ambassador gunned down in Ankara, Russian agency says killed
    Dec19

    Russian ambassador gunned down in Ankara, Russian agency says killed

    The Russian ambassador to Ankara was shot in an attack at an art gallery in the Turkish capital on Monday and the Russian RIA news agency said he had died of his wounds, according to Reuters. The Anadolu news agency said the gunman had been ”neutralized” soon after the attack, which appeared to mark one of the most serious spillovers of the Syria...

    United Nations Security Council votes to send monitors to Aleppo
    Dec19

    United Nations Security Council votes to send monitors to Aleppo

    The UN Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution calling for the immediate deployment of United Nations monitors to eastern Aleppo, with France saying it must be implemented to prevent ”mass atrocities” by Syrian forces in areas formerly held by rebels, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). The resolution adopted by...

    Serious power failure reported in Kyiv region over weekend
    Dec19

    Serious power failure reported in Kyiv region over weekend

    At 23:53 on December 17, the electrical generating station in the village of Petrivtsi in Kyiv region was completely de-energized, Ukrenergo reported on Facebook. ”As a result, 144.9 MW load capacity of PJSC Kyivenergo and 58 MW load capacity of PJSC Kyivoblenergo were de-energized. Also, Kyiv pump storage power plant was de-energized with the...

    Banking system stable, PrivatBank nationalization poses no threat – National Bank of Ukraine
    Dec19

    Banking system stable, PrivatBank nationalization poses no threat – National Bank of Ukraine

    The Cabinet of Ministers at its extraordinary meeting on Sunday, December 18, decided to transfer Ukraine`s largest bank, PrivatBank, to 100% state ownership. The Ukrainian banking system is stable, while the nationalization of Ukraine`s largest bank, Privatbank, conducted according to the government decision, poses no threat, that`s according to...

    Index of consumer sentiment in Ukraine in November decreased
    Dec19

    Index of consumer sentiment in Ukraine in November decreased

    The index of consumer sentiment in Ukraine in November decreased by 4.1 points to 47.4, compared to October, according to a study carried out by GfK Ukraine market research institute. The index of the expected development of the economy over the next year has decreased by 3.7 points compared to October and amounted to 40.6. The index of expected...

    IMF supports decision of Ukrainian government to nationalize PrivatBank
    Dec19

    IMF supports decision of Ukrainian government to nationalize PrivatBank

    The decision of Ukrainian authorities to nationalize PrivatBank is an important step in their efforts to safeguard financial stability, according to Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). ”Today`s decision of Ukrainian authorities to nationalize PrivatBank is an important step in their efforts to safeguard...

    ”Three fire raids”: Armed Forces of Ukraine reveal details of battle at Svitlodarska Duha
    Dec19

    ”Three fire raids”: Armed Forces of Ukraine reveal details of battle at Svitlodarska Duha

    Chief of the Joint Operations Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU), Lieutenant-General Oleksandr Sirskiy has said that during the Sunday`s attack at Svitlodarska Duha, Russian-occupation troops fired from artillery systems and mortars from residential areas, which is prohibited by the Minsk agreements, according to an UNIAN correspondent....

    Ukraine dollar-bonds jump after government nationalizes PrivatBank – Reuters
    Dec19

    Ukraine dollar-bonds jump after government nationalizes PrivatBank – Reuters

    Ukraine`s dollar-denominated bonds jumped by more than 1 cent on Monday after the government said it would nationalize the country`s biggest lender, PrivatBank, according to Reuters. Longer-dated maturities chalked up the biggest gains, with the 2027 and the 2026 issues jumping more than 1.3 cents, according to Tradeweb data, Reuters reports....

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