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    Repressive machine in occupied Crimea gaining momentum in order to destroy Crimean Tatars – Ukraine MFA:
    Nov08

    Repressive machine in occupied Crimea gaining momentum in order to destroy Crimean Tatars – Ukraine MFA:

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine believes that the main goal of repression in occupied Crimea is the destruction of the indigenous Crimean Tatar people, spokesperson for the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry Mariana Betsa wrote on Twitter. ”The repressive machine in occupied Crimea is gaining momentum. The destruction of indigenous people of...

    Belgium supports introduction of visa-free regime between Ukraine and EU
    Nov08

    Belgium supports introduction of visa-free regime between Ukraine and EU

    Belgium is ready to support a positive decision on Ukraine in the issue of visa-free regime with the European Union, said Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders, according to the press service of Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze. ”Reynders confirmed that Ukraine...

    Ukraine inflation accelerates to 12.4%
    Nov08

    Ukraine inflation accelerates to 12.4%

    Inflation in October 2016 accelerated from 7.9% recorded the previous month to 12.4% y-o-y, surpassing the target of the National Bank of Ukraine of 12% set for year-end, according to the official website of the State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Inflation (growth of consumer prices) in Ukraine in October 2016 compared to September accelerated...

    Kremlin recalls conditions of ”unfreezing” conflict with Ukraine
    Nov08

    Kremlin recalls conditions of ”unfreezing” conflict with Ukraine

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says that Russia does not want to maintain the conflict in the east of Ukraine ”frozen forever,” according to an UNIAN correspondent in Russia. ”Russia is interested in resolving the conflict near its borders more than anyone else, despite the fact that you have periodically heard the assertions that we want...

    ”Gap in sanctions”: Crimean official announces direct ferry service between Turkey, annexed Crimea
    Nov08

    ”Gap in sanctions”: Crimean official announces direct ferry service between Turkey, annexed Crimea

    Ruslan Balbek, who was elected to the State Duma in Ukraine-disputed elections held in the annexed Crimea, has announced that Turkey accepts in its port of Zanguldak a direct ferry from the Russian-occupied city of Sevastopol, despite the official non-recognition by the Turkish government of Crimea`s annexation. ”Until November 2015, the Varyag...

    Montenegro foiled coup: ex-SBU (Security Service of Ukraine) chief tells of Donbas supporters’ role
    Nov08

    Montenegro foiled coup: ex-SBU (Security Service of Ukraine) chief tells of Donbas supporters’ role

    Some wealthy people from the occupied territories of Donbas have fled, not to Crimea but to Montenegro, deputy head of the Security Service of Ukraine (2014-2015) Viktor Yahun said on air of TV Channel 5 during the discussion table titled ”Russia`s role in coups d`etat in Montenegro, Transnistria, and Moldova”. ”At the rallies in Montenegro,...

    Industrial output in Ukraine grows by 5.4%
    Nov08

    Industrial output in Ukraine grows by 5.4%

    Ukraine`s industrial output in October year-over-year grew by 5.4% a month earlier, as reported on the website of the State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Compared with the previous month, September 2016, October saw growth of industrial output by 29.2%, and by 28.7% compared with December 2015. The State Statistics Service said that the data...

    National Bank of Ukraine provides banking data to law enforcers on 127 occasions over past 10 months
    Nov08

    National Bank of Ukraine provides banking data to law enforcers on 127 occasions over past 10 months

    The National Bank of Ukraine provided the law enforcement agencies with information regarding offences committed in the banking sector on 127 occasions over the ten months of 2016, according to the central bank`s website. In October 2016, the National Bank of Ukraine provided  access to the documents and items of evidence required to investigate...

    U.S., Russia stand against altering veto use in UN Security Council
    Nov08

    U.S., Russia stand against altering veto use in UN Security Council

    The United States will support reasonable proposals for modest expansion of the Council in both the permanent and non-permanent categories, but remains opposed to any expansion or alteration of the veto use, according to U.S. Deputy Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Michele J. Sison. ”We recognize that for reform to be successful...

    launching land market to bring $1.5 bln annually – group of strategic advisers on support of reform in Ukraine
    Nov08

    launching land market to bring $1.5 bln annually – group of strategic advisers on support of reform in Ukraine

    The annual economic effect of the lifting of the moratorium on the sale of agricultural land and, as a consequence, the opening of a land market in Ukraine will amount to almost $1.5 billion, Co-chair of the group of strategic advisers on support of reform in Ukraine Ivan Miklos told a press conference. ”The World Bank estimates that you have...

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