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    NBU confirms inflation forecast at 12% in 2016, 8% in 2017
    Sep29

    NBU confirms inflation forecast at 12% in 2016, 8% in 2017

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has confirmed inflation forecasts for this year and next year at the level of 12% for 2016 and 8% for 2017, NBU Governor Valeria Gontareva said in the course of Ukrainian Financial Forum, according to the press service of the ICU group – organizer of the event. ”Increasing utility tariffs will lead to certain...

    Ukraine marking 75th anniversary of Babyn Yar tragedy
    Sep29

    Ukraine marking 75th anniversary of Babyn Yar tragedy

    On September 29-30, 1941, the Nazis executed nearly 34,000 Jews at the Babyn Yar in Kyiv, occupied by the Third Reich. In 1946, the Nuremberg trial provided estimates of about 100,000 people killed at the Babyn Yar. In 1941-1943, 621 members of the OUN [Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists] were shot at the Babyn Yar, including Ukrainian...

    ”Ceasefire” in Donbas: Russian proxies attack Ukraine 25 times in last day
    Sep29

    ”Ceasefire” in Donbas: Russian proxies attack Ukraine 25 times in last day

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 25 times in the past 24 hours, including eight times in the Mariupol sector, eight times in the Donetsk sector and nine times in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Luhansk sector, the...

    Tusk tells when EU plans to discuss prolongation of anti-Russian sanctions
    Sep29

    Tusk tells when EU plans to discuss prolongation of anti-Russian sanctions

    The European Union is planning to discuss in December the issue of prolonging sanctions against Russia in connection with Moscow`s aggression against Ukraine, President of the European Council Donald Tusk said during the talks with Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman, an UNIAN correspondent reports. Tusk said the EU would continue to...

    Deputy Prosecutor General on MH17 report: ”It contains specific names”
    Sep29

    Deputy Prosecutor General on MH17 report: ”It contains specific names”

    The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) had its reasons not to reveal all results of its findings into the crash of flight MH17 in Donetsk region in the summer of 2014, said First Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine Dmytro Storozhuk, according to Ukrainian TV Channel 5. ”It was not us who voiced this. For objectivity, we said that it should be...

    Ukrainian soldier killed in Avdiyivka industrial zone – media
    Sep29

    Ukrainian soldier killed in Avdiyivka industrial zone – media

    A 25-years-old Ukrainian soldier was gunned down by a sniper in the Avdiyivka industrial zone in Donbas, Ukrainian news service TSN reported, citing its sources. A battle lasted for a few hours the night before. The militants fired from machine guns, rocket-propelled grenades and banned mortars, according to the report. As UNIAN reported earlier,...

    Moldova bans pork imports from Ukraine
    Sep29

    Moldova bans pork imports from Ukraine

    The Moldovan Government on Wednesday, 28 September, decided on a temporary ban on imports of pork from Ukraine, according to state news agency Moldpres. The decision came as a result of a September 27 meeting of the Emergency for Emergency Situations convened by Prime Minister Pavel Filip. The Commission approved the action plan to prevent the...

    OPEC agrees modest oil output curbs in first deal since 2008
    Sep29

    OPEC agrees modest oil output curbs in first deal since 2008

    OPEC agreed on Wednesday modest oil output cuts in the first such deal since 2008, with the group`s leader Saudi Arabia softening its stance on arch-rival Iran amid mounting pressure from low oil prices, according to Reuters. ”OPEC made an exceptional decision today … After two and a half years, OPEC reached consensus to manage the market,”...

    Kremlin`s Peskov on MH17 investigation `contradictions` – BBC
    Sep29

    Kremlin`s Peskov on MH17 investigation `contradictions` – BBC

    There are still lots of unclear things and lots of contradictions about the downing of flight MH17, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has told BBC`s HARDtalk. Asked whether he accepted the findings from the investigation, Mr Peskov said ”there was nothing to accept or deny,” as he understood these were preliminary findings, BBC reports. ”We know...

    Ukrainian pilots performed astonishing sharp turns in Malta
    Sep29

    Ukrainian pilots performed astonishing sharp turns in Malta

    Ukraine`s two Su-27 fighter planes and a transport aircraft IL-76 participated in the Malta International Air Show for the first time ever. And the Ukrainian pilots managed to impress the European audience. They showcased breath-taking stunts in the sky, most of which others could not repeat, according to Ukraine Today. Oleksandr Oksanchenko was...

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