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    Ukraine prolongs farmland sales moratorium until 2018
    Oct06

    Ukraine prolongs farmland sales moratorium until 2018

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has extended the moratorium imposed in 2001 on the sales of agricultural land until 2018, according to an UNIAN correspondent. Bill No.5123-1 On Amendments to Part X of the Transitional Provisions to the Land Code of Ukraine on the extension of the prohibition of alienation of agricultural land was supported by 297...

    ”Kremlin! Stop kidnapping:” Rally outside Russia Embassy in Kyiv
    Oct06

    ”Kremlin! Stop kidnapping:” Rally outside Russia Embassy in Kyiv

    A rally in support of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, who has been arrested in Moscow on charges of ”espionage,” was staged outside the building of the Russian Embassy in Kyiv on Thursday, October 6, according to a UNIAN correspondent. The event was attended by journalists, bloggers, and media experts. People came to the embassy`s building...

    Hryvnia weakens to UAH 25.90 to dollar on interbank market
    Oct06

    Hryvnia weakens to UAH 25.90 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Thursday fell to UAH 25.86/25.90 to the dollar by the middle of trade, a broker at a commercial bank has told an UNIAN correspondent. Thus, the national currency has weakened by two kopiykas against the U.S. dollar as compared to the opening of trade. Hryvnia quotes against...

    EU diplomats to discuss visa waiver for Ukraine on Oct 27: journalist
    Oct06

    EU diplomats to discuss visa waiver for Ukraine on Oct 27: journalist

    The EU diplomats will discuss visa liberalization for Ukraine on October 27, according to Rikard Jozwiak, Brussels reporter for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. ”EU diplomats will discuss visa liberalization for Ukraine on October 27. No indication of when a decision will be taken on this file,” he tweeted on Thursday, October 6. On April 20, the...

    Odesa chemical plant`s shareholders to pay UAH 164 mln in dividends for 2015
    Oct06

    Odesa chemical plant`s shareholders to pay UAH 164 mln in dividends for 2015

    Shareholders in the Odesa Port-Side Chemical Plant (OPP), the country`s major chemical producer, have decided to pay UAH 163.89 million in dividends, or about UAH 0.21 per ordinary share, based on the plant`s performance in 2015, according to the minutes of an extraordinary shareholders meeting, published on the OPP website. The amount of...

    Russian troops in Donbas attacked Ukrainian army positions 40 times in last day
    Oct06

    Russian troops in Donbas attacked Ukrainian army positions 40 times in last day

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 40 times in the past 24 hours, including 20 times in the Mariupol sector, 12 times in the Luhansk sector, and eight times in the Donetsk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. View map in full size In the...

    Ukraine becomes associate member state of the CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research)
    Oct06

    Ukraine becomes associate member state of the CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research)

    Ukraine has become an associate member state of the European Organization for Nuclear Research known as CERN, according to the press service of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. ”On October 5, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN Office and other international organizations in Geneva Yurii Klymenko handed a letter of...

    Ukraine`s chief delegate to PACE warns against return of Russia delegation, change of rule
    Oct06

    Ukraine`s chief delegate to PACE warns against return of Russia delegation, change of rule

    Chair of the Ukrainian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), President of the PACE Committee for Culture and Media Volodymyr Ariev warns that certain influencers at PACE are ready to initiate change of the organization`s rules on Monday, October 10, so that the Russian delegation could return to the Assembly...

    NATO jets scrambled as Russian bombers fly south
    Oct06

    NATO jets scrambled as Russian bombers fly south

    Two Russian Blackjack bombers were intercepted by fighter jets from four European countries as they flew from the direction of Norway to northern Spain and back, it has emerged, according to the BBC. Norway, the UK, France and Spain all scrambled jets as the TU-160 planes skirted the airspace of each country, the BBC wrote. It comes at a time of...

    International Committee of the Red Cross to repay Ukraine utilities debts for occupied Luhansk
    Oct06

    International Committee of the Red Cross to repay Ukraine utilities debts for occupied Luhansk

    Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in Ukraine and in the Trilateral Contact Group on the Donbas settlement Ambassador Martin Sajdik announces that the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will pay the Ukrainian authorities $700,000 to cover accumulated debts for power and water supplies in the temporarily occupied...

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