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    IMF to provide Ukraine with financing despite $3 bln eurobond debt to Russia
    Oct04

    IMF to provide Ukraine with financing despite $3 bln eurobond debt to Russia

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it has decided to provide financing to Ukraine despite the country`s debt on $3 billion in eurobonds bought by Russia. ”The decision to provide financing despite the arrears is not expected to have an undue negative effect on the Fund`s ability to mobilize official financing packages in future cases,”...

    Ukrainian Prime Minister has urged South Korea`s businesses to invest in the Ukrainian economy
    Oct04

    Ukrainian Prime Minister has urged South Korea`s businesses to invest in the Ukrainian economy

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has urged South Korea`s businesses to invest in the Ukrainian economy, pointing to large potential for deepening bilateral cooperation. ”[Korean] investment in Ukraine amounts to US$161 million, bilateral trade is estimated at US$714 million. It is necessary to emphasize here that for both countries...

    Possible date of postponed EU-Ukraine summit in Brussels revealed
    Oct04

    Possible date of postponed EU-Ukraine summit in Brussels revealed

    An EU-Ukraine summit in Brussels, which has earlier been postponed, may be held on November 24, 2016, according to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty reporter Rikard Jozwiak. ”The EU-Ukraine summit in Brussels is likely to take place at the end of November, possibly on the 24th,” he tweeted on Tuesday, October 4. Ukrainian Minister of Foreign...

    Nuland to travel to Moscow to discuss Minsk implementation
    Oct04

    Nuland to travel to Moscow to discuss Minsk implementation

    U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland will travel to Moscow, Russia, to meet with senior Russian government officials, according to U.S. department of State. At first, she will join U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Brussels, Belgium on October 4, where he will deliver a speech hosted by the...

    Moscow summons Dutch ambassador to complain about MH17 findings
    Oct04

    Moscow summons Dutch ambassador to complain about MH17 findings

    Moscow summoned the Dutch ambassador on October 3 to complain about a criminal investigation last week that concluded that a missile brought in from Russia shot down a passenger jet flying over eastern Ukraine, according to Radio Liberty. Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky on July 17, 2014, killing all 298 on board as it was...

    National Bank of Ukraine strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 25.92 to dollar
    Oct04

    National Bank of Ukraine strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 25.92 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Monday evening strengthened the official hryvnia exchange rate by one kopiyka, bringing the national currency to UAH 25.92 to the dollar. The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for October 4: $100 costs UAH 2,592.0623 (on October 3, it was UAH...

    Russia deploys advanced anti-missile system to Syria for first time – Fox News
    Oct04

    Russia deploys advanced anti-missile system to Syria for first time – Fox News

    Russia has deployed an advanced anti-missile system to Syria for the first time, three U.S. officials tell Fox News, the latest indication that Moscow continues to ramp up its military operations in Syria in support of President Bashar al-Assad. It comes after Russia`s actions led to the collapse of a cease-fire and the cut-off of direct talks...

    Ukraine may receive $5.4 bln from IMF next year
    Oct04

    Ukraine may receive $5.4 bln from IMF next year

    Ukraine may obtain from its key creditor, the International Monetary Fund, another loan tranche within the Extended Fund Facility in the amount of $1.3 billion, and another four tranches totaling some $5.4 billion in 2017, according to the IMF report. The third review of the cooperation program is scheduled for November 2016. That is when the...

    Zhytomyr armored plant`s managers embezzle UAH 24 mln in budget funds – media
    Oct04

    Zhytomyr armored plant`s managers embezzle UAH 24 mln in budget funds – media

    An investigation carried out by military prosecutors has established that managers of state-owned enterprise Zhytomyr armored plant have embezzled UAH 24 million in budget funds, according to Ukraine`s weekly newspaper Zerkalo Nedeli (Mirror Weekly). Such findings came out under only one episode of the criminal case being investigated.  It is...

    Ministry of Defense of Ukraine on ”trumped up” case of Ukrainian reporter: Kremlin`s provocation
    Oct04

    Ministry of Defense of Ukraine on ”trumped up” case of Ukrainian reporter: Kremlin`s provocation

    Although the Ukrainian journalist, Roman Sushchenko, has no relation to the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, the ministry supports the demands of civilized society to immediately release the unreasonably detained Ukrainian citizen. The statement of the FSB [Federal Security Service] of the Russian Federation that Ukrainian journalist Roman...

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