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    The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine forecasts inflation at 13%-13.6% in 2016
    Dec12

    The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine forecasts inflation at 13%-13.6% in 2016

    The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine forecasts the inflation rate December to December at 13.6% in connection with a moderate rise in prices due to a seasonal increase in demand, a slight tension in the foreign exchange market, and the rise in world commodity prices volatility. ”The risk of increasing inflation in the coming...

    Source shares details of Savchenko`s secret meeting with Donbas terrorists in Minsk – media
    Dec12

    Source shares details of Savchenko`s secret meeting with Donbas terrorists in Minsk – media

    Member of Parliament of Ukraine from the Batkivshchyna parliamentary faction Nadiia Savchenko has visited the Belarusian city of Minsk to attend talks with leaders of Donbas terrorist organizations, the Donetsk People`s Republic (”DPR”) and Luhansk People`s Republic (”LPR”), according to Ukrainian news portal Obozrevatel. ”It is no secret that...

    Dutch to demand limits on Ukraine deal at EU summit – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte
    Dec12

    Dutch to demand limits on Ukraine deal at EU summit – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte will ask European Union leaders on Thursday to rule out financial or security guarantees for Ukraine and not to offer Ukrainians the right to live and work in the bloc, according to a document seen by Reuters. Failure to meet the Dutch demands would jeopardize a landmark EU-Ukraine agreement that establishes closer...

    Russia`s big cheat – investigation of Russian doping of athletes by The Washington Post
    Dec12

    Russia`s big cheat – investigation of Russian doping of athletes by The Washington Post

    For millennia, rules have been at the core of athletic competition. Not that they haven`t been broken, but the Olympics still stand for the principle of human striving on a level playing field, or the primacy of rules, according to The Washington Post. This is why the final report of Richard H. McLaren`s investigation into Russian doping of...

    Ukraine and Lithuania sign bilateral documents on cooperation
    Dec12

    Ukraine and Lithuania sign bilateral documents on cooperation

    Several documents on expansion of bilateral cooperation between the states have been signed in the presence of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite who is on a working visit to Ukraine. The Agreement between the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine and the Ministry of Environment of...

    S&P forecasts when Ukraine may get new tranche from IMF
    Dec12

    S&P forecasts when Ukraine may get new tranche from IMF

    S&P Global Ratings expects that Ukraine is likely to receive a new disbursement from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ukraine`s key lender, in the first half of 2017. ”Since the beginning of last year, the IMF has disbursed over US$7.6 billion of the $17.5 billion available under the four-year Extended Fund Facility (EFF) program.  Our...

    Ukraine and Lithuania mark 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations
    Dec12

    Ukraine and Lithuania mark 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations

    Ukraine and Lithuania are marking the 25th anniversary of its diplomatic relations since the moment when the two countries turned a new page in bilateral cooperation, sharing deep historical roots. ”A quarter century of intergovernmental relations, which has passed since the opening of diplomatic missions in Kyiv in 1992 and in Vilnius in 1993,...

    Possible swap of Ukrainian prisoners `on agenda` – Kremlin
    Dec12

    Possible swap of Ukrainian prisoners `on agenda` – Kremlin

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov says the possible handover of Ukrainian citizens convicted in Russia is currently on the agenda, though he gave no particular names, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”This issue has been repeatedly discussed during the contacts of working groups, it was mentioned by the Ukrainian side at the Berlin meeting of...

    Russian troops attack Ukraine over 50 times in last day, used tank and artillery
    Dec12

    Russian troops attack Ukraine over 50 times in last day, used tank and artillery

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 51 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size They used banned 122mm artillery systems and mortars to shell the town of Maryinka and Krasnohorivka, and the villages of...

    Hryvnia weakens to UAH 26.21 to dollar on interbank market
    Dec12

    Hryvnia weakens to UAH 26.21 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Monday fell to UAH 26.16/26.21 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 27.7139/27.8557, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH 0.4061/0.4071....

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