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    Potential U.S. Secretary of State confident in arming Ukraine – media
    Nov10

    Potential U.S. Secretary of State confident in arming Ukraine – media

    One of the main contenders for the post of U.S. Secretary of State under the new president Donald Trump is considered to be former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, according to Europeiska Pravda. Several U.S. media predict that a 73-year-old politician and diplomat will be appointed the country`s next top diplomat. CNN has compiled a list of five...

    EU set to extend Russia sanctions, but may be harder when Trump president
    Nov10

    EU set to extend Russia sanctions, but may be harder when Trump president

    The European Union is likely to extend economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine in December but could find it much harder to renew them in the future if Donald Trump succeeds in warming up relations with Russia, according to Reuters. Trump, who will take over as U.S. president in January, has said he wants a ”good relationship” with Russia and...

    Bellingcat: Russia army commander liable for sending Buk to Donbas
    Nov10

    Bellingcat: Russia army commander liable for sending Buk to Donbas

    Eliot Higgins, the founder of the Bellingcat investigative group, says that it is the commander of the Russian military who is responsible for sending military equipment into Ukraine, including the Buk surface-to-air missile system that downed flight MH17 in Donbas in July 2014. ”Ultimately, the responsibility for sending military equipment into...

    Russia says it was in contact with Trump`s team during campaign – Bloomberg
    Nov10

    Russia says it was in contact with Trump`s team during campaign – Bloomberg

    Russia said it was in contact with President-elect Donald Trump`s team during the U.S. election campaign, despite repeated denials by the Republican candidate`s advisers that any links existed, according to Bloomberg. ”There were contacts” before the election, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Thursday, according to the Interfax...

    Company-operator of Ukrainian-based nuclear power plants sees revenue from electricity sales rise to UAH 34 bln in 10 mths
    Nov10

    Company-operator of Ukrainian-based nuclear power plants sees revenue from electricity sales rise to UAH 34 bln in 10 mths

    State-run enterprise Energoatom, the operator of all Ukrainian-based nuclear power plants, reported a 6.6% growth of revenue from electricity sales in January-October 2016 year-over-year (y-o-y) to UAH 33.894 billion, the company reported. Wholesale electricity market payments for electricity supplied by Energoatom amounted to UAH 30.704 billion...

    Poroshenko`s office: We hope U.S. to continue supporting Ukraine thanks to Republicans in Congress
    Nov10

    Poroshenko`s office: We hope U.S. to continue supporting Ukraine thanks to Republicans in Congress

    Deputy Head of the presidential administration Kostiantyn Yeliseyev believes that the United States will continue to provide assistance to Ukraine since the Republicans in the U.S. parliament have always been in the vanguard of support. ”First of all, we must rely on ourselves, we should protect ourselves and build up our army,” he said Ukraine...

    Assets of operating banks in Ukraine grow by over UAH 6 bln monthly
    Nov10

    Assets of operating banks in Ukraine grow by over UAH 6 bln monthly

    The assets of banks operating in Ukraine, excluding the insolvent financial institutions, in September 2016, decreased by UAH 6.592 billion, or 0.5%, to UAH 1.276 trillion as of October 1. According to the National Bank of Ukraine, since the beginning of the year the assets of banks operating in Ukraine have increased by UAH 21.558 billion, or...

    Russia`s claim of ”Ukrainian saboteurs” attempt to discredit Ukraine – military intelligence
    Nov10

    Russia`s claim of ”Ukrainian saboteurs” attempt to discredit Ukraine – military intelligence

    The Main Directorate of Intelligence of Ukraine`s Defense Ministry has refuted the Russian FSB report that it was their employees who had been arrested in the occupied Crimea`s strategic port city of Sevastopol on November 9. ”The statement of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation on the detention of officers of the Main...

    G7, EU envoys support National Bank of Ukraine
    Nov10

    G7, EU envoys support National Bank of Ukraine

    The ambassadors of G7 and the European Union have expressed support for the institutional independence of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), the press service of the regulator said, with reference to the meeting of NBU Governor Valeria Gontareva with envoys. According to the NBU, the meeting was attended by Head of the Delegation of the European...

    Russia ships “chase away” Dutch submarine in Mediterranean – BBC
    Nov10

    Russia ships “chase away” Dutch submarine in Mediterranean – BBC

    Russia`s defense ministry says two of its navy destroyers forced away a Dutch submarine to stop it spying on an aircraft carrier in the Mediterranean, BBC News reported. The sub was 20 kilometers from the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier at the time of the incident, the military said, according to BBC News. Russia sent a flotilla to the eastern...

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