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    S&P upgrades Kyiv to `B-` on domestic bond repayment, outlook stable
    Nov26

    S&P upgrades Kyiv to `B-` on domestic bond repayment, outlook stable

    On November 24, 2016, S&P Global Ratings raised its long-term issuer credit rating on the Ukrainian capital City of Kyiv to `B-` from `CC`. The outlook is stable. ”Contrary to our previous base-case expectations, the city of Kyiv has redeemed ahead of schedule Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH) 1.9 billion of G series domestic bonds maturing on...

    Japan PM comments on Russian missile deployment on disputed isles
    Nov26

    Japan PM comments on Russian missile deployment on disputed isles

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday Russia`s deployment of missile systems on islands in the western Pacific isles that are also claimed by Tokyo was ”regrettable”, according to Reuters. His comments came less than a month before Russian President Vladimir Putin is to visit Japan for talks aimed at progress on the decades-old...

    EU Commissioner Hahn: EU to face serious problems if Ukraine sees no visa lib
    Nov26

    EU Commissioner Hahn: EU to face serious problems if Ukraine sees no visa lib

    EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn has said that the European Union will experience serious problems due to the loss of confidence if Ukraine does not get its visa-free regime with the bloc, according to Europeiska Pravda. At a technical and political level, the EU acknowledged that...

    Kolomoisky promoted to senior position in UKROP Party
    Nov26

    Kolomoisky promoted to senior position in UKROP Party

    Ukrainian businessman Ihor Kolomoisky was promoted to the post of head of the Party Control Commission in ”Ukrainian Association of Patriots — UKROP” during a XI Congress of the Party, which is being held in Kyiv. The agenda of the congress includes the appointment of the Political Council of UKROP, election of the chairman and members of...

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 28 times in last day, use artillery and mortars. One Ukrainian serviceman killed, several wounded
    Nov26

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 28 times in last day, use artillery and mortars. One Ukrainian serviceman killed, several wounded

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 28 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. Russia`s hybrid military forces fired artillery systems on the village of Novohryhorivka, reads the report. In the Mariupol sector, the militants...

    Yanukovych`s video questioning postponed to Nov 28
    Nov25

    Yanukovych`s video questioning postponed to Nov 28

    The court has decided to postpone to Nov 28 a questioning via videoconference of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in the case of the EuroMaidan shooting. Earlier in the hearing, Yanukovych insisted on holding a video conference today. ”I am of course well aware that the delay in my questioning is a deliberate decision. A deliberate...

    Danish company seeking to invest in construction of solar power plants park in Chornobyl exclusion zone
    Nov25

    Danish company seeking to invest in construction of solar power plants park in Chornobyl exclusion zone

    The plans were announced by Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine Ostap Semerak during a meeting with representatives of the international consortium represented by Midas Consulting, as reported by the ministry`s press service. ”Over these 30 years has been significant progress on safety in the exclusion zone and at the Chornobyl...

    Ukraine`s large and medium-sized enterprises see UAH 82 billion profits against last year`s loss
    Nov25

    Ukraine`s large and medium-sized enterprises see UAH 82 billion profits against last year`s loss

    The State Statistics Service`s preliminary data show large and medium-sized enterprises of Ukraine in January-September 2016 received about UAH 82 billion of profit before tax, while in the same period last year the result was unprofitable, amounting to UAH 183.9 billion. In January-September 2016 compared to the same period last year, the...

    Shkiryak: Yanukovych would not have agreed to video questioning without Putin`s direct order
    Nov25

    Shkiryak: Yanukovych would not have agreed to video questioning without Putin`s direct order

    The Russian side is trying to exploit a video questioning of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, said Advisor to the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Zorian Shkiryak, 112 Ukraine TV channel reports. ”Of course, we will ensure the protection of public order. A few minutes ago, I spoke with the leaders of the court, where the...

    OSCE sees spike in Donbas truce violations in Nov
    Nov25

    OSCE sees spike in Donbas truce violations in Nov

    The U.S. Mission to the OSCE reports a record number of ceasefire violations in Donbas in November 2016 since 2014. ”The situation continues to deteriorate in eastern Ukraine. In mid-November ceasefire violations reached their highest levels since the establishment of the Special Monitoring Mission in 2014,”  reads the statement by Deputy Mission...

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