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    Ukraine reports 36 Russian attacks in past 24 hours: 2 soldiers killed, 2 wounded
    Nov12

    Ukraine reports 36 Russian attacks in past 24 hours: 2 soldiers killed, 2 wounded

    Russian troops attacked 3 times in the Donetsk sector, all of them in various places, involving use of heavy armor. Adversaries violated the ceasefire at the Svitlodarsk bulge and in Avdiivka. Every attack lasted 30 to 45 minutes. The enemy launched over 50 mortar shells at our positions. 21 insurgents’ attack took place in the Mariupol sector,...

    Fitch upgrades Ukraine to `B-`, outlook stable
    Nov12

    Fitch upgrades Ukraine to `B-`, outlook stable

    Fitch Ratings has upgraded Ukraine`s Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) to `B-` from `CCC`, Fitch Ratings said in its press release. The Outlook is Stable. The issue ratings on Ukraine`s long-term senior unsecured foreign- and local-currency bonds are also upgraded to `B-` from `CCC`, and the sovereign`s short-term...

    Ukrainian President meets with UEFA delegation
    Nov12

    Ukrainian President meets with UEFA delegation

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met with the UEFA delegation headed by UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin, according to the president`s press service. The Head of State congratulated Aleksander Ceferin on having been elected UEFA President recently, the press service reported. The President emphasized that more than 200,000 children from...

    Canada says Russian sanctions must be upheld by all countries
    Nov12

    Canada says Russian sanctions must be upheld by all countries

    Canadian Foreign Minister Stephane Dion on Friday urged all countries to remain firm about upholding sanctions against Russia for its actions toward Ukraine and said Canada will not ease them as long as Moscow keeps its current stance, according to Reuters. Dion`s comments came three days after businessman Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential...

    Russia explains why former U.S. ambassador McFaul on its travel ban list
    Nov12

    Russia explains why former U.S. ambassador McFaul on its travel ban list

    It has been confirmed that former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul has been put on the Kremlin`s sanction list, according to Russia`s media outlet. ”Indeed, Michael McFaul is on the retaliatory sanction list, and he has been informed about that,” a source in Russia`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. ”He was put on the list in response to...

    Ukraine harvests almost 60 mln tonnes of grain
    Nov12

    Ukraine harvests almost 60 mln tonnes of grain

    Ukraine harvests almost 60 mln tonnes of grain In particular, 58.4 million tonnes of grain had been harvested from 13.2 million hectares, or 92% of planned areas, as of November 11, the ministry said. In particular, farmers harvested 19.4 million tonnes of maize for seeds from 3.1 million ha (74% of the planned areas). Farmers also completed the...

    Trump, Hollande agree to ”clarify” stance on key issues, including Ukraine – media
    Nov12

    Trump, Hollande agree to ”clarify” stance on key issues, including Ukraine – media

    French President Francois Hollande and U.S. President-elect Donald Trump had a phone conversation on Friday in which they agreed to clarify positions on key issues such as the Middle East and Ukraine, said a source in Hollande`s camp, according to Reuters. The source told Reuters that the phone conversation lasted between seven and eight minutes...

    NBU cuts official exchange rate to UAH 25.63 to dollar
    Nov12

    NBU cuts official exchange rate to UAH 25.63 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Friday evening lowered the official hryvnia exchange rate by five kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 25.63 to the dollar. The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for November 14: $100 costs UAH 2,563.0399 (on November 11, it was UAH...

    Oil down 2 pct on OPEC glut worries; U.S. rigs up by two
    Nov12

    Oil down 2 pct on OPEC glut worries; U.S. rigs up by two

    Oil prices settled down more than 2 percent on Friday after OPEC said October output reached another record, casting doubt on whether its plan to limit production is achievable or enough to ease persisting oversupply in the market, according to Reuters. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) said Friday that its output rose...

    Twelve unnamed Ukrainian soldiers buried in Dnipro
    Nov11

    Twelve unnamed Ukrainian soldiers buried in Dnipro

    Twelve unidentified Ukrainian soldiers who were killed in the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) zone in eastern Ukraine were buried in Krasnopilske Cemetery in the city of Dnipro on Friday, November 11. Representatives of Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration, members of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the clergy, civil volunteers and local...

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