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    NBU cuts official exchange rate to UAH 25.63 to dollar
    Nov12

    NBU cuts official exchange rate to UAH 25.63 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Friday evening lowered the official hryvnia exchange rate by five kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 25.63 to the dollar. The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for November 14: $100 costs UAH 2,563.0399 (on November 11, it was UAH...

    Oil down 2 pct on OPEC glut worries; U.S. rigs up by two
    Nov12

    Oil down 2 pct on OPEC glut worries; U.S. rigs up by two

    Oil prices settled down more than 2 percent on Friday after OPEC said October output reached another record, casting doubt on whether its plan to limit production is achievable or enough to ease persisting oversupply in the market, according to Reuters. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) said Friday that its output rose...

    Twelve unnamed Ukrainian soldiers buried in Dnipro
    Nov11

    Twelve unnamed Ukrainian soldiers buried in Dnipro

    Twelve unidentified Ukrainian soldiers who were killed in the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) zone in eastern Ukraine were buried in Krasnopilske Cemetery in the city of Dnipro on Friday, November 11. Representatives of Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration, members of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the clergy, civil volunteers and local...

    Far-right nationalists organized march on Polish independence day and burned Ukrainian flag. Video
    Nov11

    Far-right nationalists organized march on Polish independence day and burned Ukrainian flag. Video

    Far-right nationalists, burning flares and carrying Polish flags, marched in large numbers through the streets of Warsaw on Friday to mark Independence Day, a yearly ritual that has turned violent in recent years. Yearly has become one of the largest far-right gatherings in Europe. One huge banner read “God, Honour, Fatherland”, a...

    Ukraine, Belarus agree to deepen cooperation in transport, industry
    Nov11

    Ukraine, Belarus agree to deepen cooperation in transport, industry

    Ukraine and Belarus on Thursday have agreed to enhance their cooperation in such sectors as transport and industry to take advantage of their geographic locations and complementarity of enterprises, the Ukrainian government said, according to Global Times citing Xinhua. According to a statement on the government`s website, the agreement was...

    Local budgets see almost UAH 39 bln increase in revenue
    Nov11

    Local budgets see almost UAH 39 bln increase in revenue

    Revenue of the general funds of Ukraine`s local budgets, excluding transfers, in January-October of 2016 amounted to UAH 117.3 billion, which was 49.1%, or UAH 38.6 billion, more that in the same period last year (in comparable conditions), according to Ukraine`s Finance Ministry. In its estimates, the ministry excluded territories beyond...

    Russia`s security council chief apologizes for plot in Montenegro – The Guardian
    Nov11

    Russia`s security council chief apologizes for plot in Montenegro – The Guardian

    Head of the Russian security council, Nikolai Patrushev, apologized during his visit to Belgrade, Serbia, for Russian organizers of a plot in Montenegro, according to The Guardian. ”A source close to the Belgrade government said Patrushev, a former FSB (federal security service) chief, apologised for what he characterised as a rogue operation...

    Ukraine, Georgia facing another delay in EU visa liberalization – this time until Feb-Mar 2017: Media
    Nov11

    Ukraine, Georgia facing another delay in EU visa liberalization – this time until Feb-Mar 2017: Media

    Trilateral talks between the European Union`s institutions on developing a visa waiver suspension mechanism, which was stated earlier as a prerequisite to move forward with visa liberalization for Ukraine and Georgia, will only continue next week, according to RFE/RL correspondent in Brussels Rikard Jozwiak. ”Don`t think we will see actual visa...

    Security Service of Ukraine reveals Kremlin`s plans to influence Ukrainian regions in November-December using decentralization
    Nov11

    Security Service of Ukraine reveals Kremlin`s plans to influence Ukrainian regions in November-December using decentralization

    In November and December, Russia will try to influence the situation in the regions as part of a plan to destabilize Ukraine, head of the SBU`s national statehood protection department Anatoliy Dublik told a Kyiv briefing Friday, according to an UNIAN correspondent. The SBU official said that in the second half of November and in early December,...

    BBC: Some MPs ”ready to vote against triggering Brexit”
    Nov11

    BBC: Some MPs ”ready to vote against triggering Brexit”

    Liberal Democrat, Labor and SDLP MPs have told the BBC they are prepared to vote against triggering Article 50. Lib Dem leader Tim Farron said his party would oppose it, unless they were promised a second referendum on the UK`s Brexit deal with EU leaders, BBC reports. Mr. Farron, whose party has eight MPs in the Commons, told BBC Radio 4`s...

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