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    Row over SBU returning Belarusian Airlines jet: experts assess situation
    Oct24

    Row over SBU returning Belarusian Airlines jet: experts assess situation

    A media thunder hit the Ukrainian skies over the weekend as the passenger plane of Belavia Belarusian Airlines was returned back to Kyiv while being at a 50 km distance to the Belarus border at the request of the SBU Security Service of Ukraine. Experts have commented on the incident and assessed the actions of the Ukrainian security services....

    National Bank of Ukraine considers ”realistic” forex rate of UAH 27.2 to dollar in 2017
    Oct24

    National Bank of Ukraine considers ”realistic” forex rate of UAH 27.2 to dollar in 2017

    NBU Governor Valeria Gontareva has said that the hryvnia exchange rate at UAH 27.2 to the dollar laid down in the state budget for 2017 is quite realistic. ”The rate laid down in the state budget is quite realistic,” Gontareva told ICTV. ”Moreover, we are actively working with international organizations and with our Ministry of Finance, and the...

    American vigilante hacker defaces Russian MFA
    Oct24

    American vigilante hacker defaces Russian MFA

    An American vigilante hacker — who calls himself ”The Jester” — has defaced the website of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in retaliation for attacks on American targets, CNN reported this weekend. On Friday night, the Jester gained access to the Russian government ministry`s website, according to CNN. And he left a message:...

    Poroshenko names conditions for Donbas elections
    Oct24

    Poroshenko names conditions for Donbas elections

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in an interview with the Ukrainian TV channels Sunday called the conditions required to hold local elections in Donbas region, among them the implementation of the security component of Minsk agreements and the adoption of a relevant law by the Verkhovna Rada. ”When will the elections [in Donbas] be held?...

    Ukraine imports record volume of gas from Slovakia
    Oct24

    Ukraine imports record volume of gas from Slovakia

    On October 22 Ukraine imported a record 42.016 million cubic meters of natural gas from Slovakia, according to the press service of PJSC Ukrtransgaz, ZN.ua reported. The previous maximum figures for gas imports from Slovakia throughout the 26-month history of this reverse gas supplies were recorded Oct 21 (41.859 million cubic meters) and Oct 5...

    OSCE reports new obstructions for observers` activity
    Oct23

    OSCE reports new obstructions for observers` activity

    Special Monitoring Mission of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (SMM OSCE) reports new obstructions for observers` activity along three sections of disengagement of forces and hardware along the contact line, OSCE wrote on Facebook. ”Today again only limited access for OSCE SMM to Pervomaisk/Zolote, Stanytsia Luhanska and...

    ”Green light for torture”: Sentsov transferred to punishment cell
    Oct23

    ”Green light for torture”: Sentsov transferred to punishment cell

    Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov, who was illegally sentenced in Russia for 20 years, has been transferred to a punishment cell, Sentsov`s cousin, Natalia Kaplan, wrote on Facebook. ”Oleh Sentsov is in the punishment cell. It is believed that now the colony has a green light for torture,” she wrote. Earlier, Ukrainian film director Sentsov...

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine 17.10.– 23.10.2016
    Oct23

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine 17.10.– 23.10.2016

    Coalition For Defense (The Netherlands) : The Decline of the West, and How to Stop It - 22 October 2016, 14:06 Geopolitical Futures (USA) : Watch List Findings: Oct. 22, 2016 - 22 October 2016, 12:51 Global Ukraine (Ukraine) : Syria, Brexit and migrants – is there any place for Ukraine on the international agenda? - 21 October 2016, 22:06...

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 33 times in last day
    Oct23

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 33 times in last day

    Russian troops attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 33 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers violated the ceasefire regime 22 times. They fired 82mm and 120mm mortars, grenade launchers, machine guns and small arms on the...

    Ukraine Interpol Bureau to carry out internal checks due to complicity charges
    Oct23

    Ukraine Interpol Bureau to carry out internal checks due to complicity charges

    Head of Ukrainian Interpol Bureau Vasyl Nevolya has stated that the bureau will conduct internal checks and audits due to allegations of possible assistance to Ukrainian ex-President Viktor Yanukovych and his associates. ”This is an occasion to analyze our work again, evaluate, verify the facts, but specific facts at the disposal of the military...

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