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    ATO HQ reports escalation in Mariupol sector
    Nov04

    ATO HQ reports escalation in Mariupol sector

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 31 times in the past 24 hours, including 17 attacks in the Mariupol sector, seven in the Luhansk sector and the Donetsk sector each, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Mariupol sector, the enemy used small...

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.57 to dollar on interbank market
    Nov04

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.57 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Friday strengthened to UAH 25.55/25.57 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 28.3600/28.3770, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH...

    Ukraine`s oil giant Ukrnafta forecasts 15% drop in output in 2017
    Nov04

    Ukraine`s oil giant Ukrnafta forecasts 15% drop in output in 2017

    Ukraine`s largest oil producer, Ukrnafta, forecasts a decline in crude oil production by 15% in 2017 in connection with high royalties and the unsolved problem of the company`s tax debts. ”According to Ukrnafta`s estimates, the company may see a 15% decline in oil production in 2017 vs. 2016. With the rent rates for oil and condensate high and...

    Russia makes U-turn after evicting Amnesty from Moscow office
    Nov04

    Russia makes U-turn after evicting Amnesty from Moscow office

    Human rights group Amnesty International can return to the Moscow office it was evicted from this week, a Kremlin human rights adviser said on Thursday after discussing the matter with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Reuters has reported. Amnesty has been a vocal critic of Russia over its bombing campaign in Syria and had said it believed the...

    Head of the EU Delegation says that the EU to find the ways to implement the Association Agreement with Ukraine
    Nov04

    Head of the EU Delegation says that the EU to find the ways to implement the Association Agreement with Ukraine

    Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine Hugues Mingarelli says that the EU will have to find the ways to implement the Association Agreement with Ukraine, in particular, a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA), irrespective of a decision to be taken by the Dutch leadership following a consultative referendum on the...

    Ukraine wants up to 20,000 strong OSCE police mission in Donbas – German official
    Nov04

    Ukraine wants up to 20,000 strong OSCE police mission in Donbas – German official

    Ukraine offers that the armed police mission of the OSCE in Donbas amount to 18,000-20,000 people, said Gernot Erler, Special Representative of the Federal Government of Germany for the OSCE Chairmanship in 2016 and coordinator for intersocietal cooperation with Russia, Central Asia and the Eastern Partnership countries, an UNIAN correspondent...

    Former CIA chief: Trump is Russia`s “useful idiot”
    Nov04

    Former CIA chief: Trump is Russia`s “useful idiot”

    Donald Trump really does sound a lot like Vladimir Putin, according to The Washington Post. There has always been a sympathetic authoritarian chord between the Republican presidential nominee and the Russian president. Both are on record as admiring The Strong Leader. They`ve even complimented one another on the trait. Putin could have been...

    Ukraine Cabinet approves draft budget for 2017 with raised minimum wage
    Nov04

    Ukraine Cabinet approves draft budget for 2017 with raised minimum wage

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine at its extraordinary meeting Thursday, November 3, approved the draft state budget for 2017, without any changes to the macro indicators, to be tabled in Parliament for its second reading. Macroeconomic indicators of the draft budget had been approved in June. They provide for GDP growth in 2017 at 3-4%,...

    Ukroboronprom offers Indonesia to buy technology for An-148 Navy patrol aircraft construction
    Nov04

    Ukroboronprom offers Indonesia to buy technology for An-148 Navy patrol aircraft construction

    Indonesian Navy expressed interest in the products of the Ukrainian defense industry in the framework of Indo Defence Expo and Forum held in Jakarta. State-owned Ukrspetsexport, which is part of the State Concern Ukroboronprom and a major exporter of all types of weapons and military equipment, offered Indonesian partners to purchase technology...

    Oil prices steady after five days of declines, but sentiment bearish
    Nov04

    Oil prices steady after five days of declines, but sentiment bearish

    Oil prices edged up on Friday, stabilizing after five straight days of falls, although a surge in U.S. crude inventories and doubts over the ability of producers to coordinate output cuts continued to keep a lid on the market, according to Reuters. Brent crude LCOc1 was up 13 cents, or 0.28 percent, at $46.48 per barrel at 0515 GMT (1:25 a.m....

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