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    Ukraine`s trade envoy: French investors interested in Ukrainian assets
    Nov01

    Ukraine`s trade envoy: French investors interested in Ukrainian assets

    Ukrainian Trade Representative Nataliya Mykolska says French companies show interest in the acquisition of a number of the Ukrainian assets the Ukrainian government plans to put up for sale soon. ”It is important that there is interest in a number of the facilities selected for privatization. It is extremely important French companies have...

    Kremlin: The Times knows nothing about Putin`s plans in Syria
    Nov01

    Kremlin: The Times knows nothing about Putin`s plans in Syria

    Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov has dismissed speculations by the British daily The Times Russia is allegedly getting ready for a major offensive on Aleppo, Russian news agency TASS has reported. ”If the The Times has any evidence the militants are about to launch a major offensive, it should have said so,” Peskov told the media...

    Russian Alfa Group completes acquisition of Ukraine’s Ukrsotsbank from UniCredit Group
    Nov01

    Russian Alfa Group completes acquisition of Ukraine’s Ukrsotsbank from UniCredit Group

    ABH Holdings SA, owner of Alfa-Bank, and UniCredit Group (UCG) have announced the completion of the transfer of 99.9% of shares in Ukrsotsbank, which is a UCG asset in Ukraine, in exchange for a minority 9.9% stake in ABHH, the press service of Alfa-Bank reported. ?Head of Strategy, Business Development and M&A at UniCredit Andrea Maffezzoni...

    Russian shipborne air task force arrives in Mediterranean
    Nov01

    Russian shipborne air task force arrives in Mediterranean

    The Russian shipborne air strike force led by the missile cruiser Pyotr Veliky has arrived in the Mediterranean Sea, Russia`s Defense Minister Army General Sergey Shoigu said on Tuesday, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”Last week, our shipborne air strike force led by the missile cruisier Pyotr Veliky made a passage through the eastern...

    Ukrainians can swap passport book for passport card from Nov 1
    Nov01

    Ukrainians can swap passport book for passport card from Nov 1

    All Ukrainians can swap their passport book for a brand-new passport card from November 1, 2016, according to Cabinet resolution No. 745. ”To introduce from November 1, 2016, the issuance (including if stolen or lost), the exchange of passport books of citizens of Ukraine, using the means of the National Demographic Registry, for contactless...

    Ukrainian National TV Company head Alasania resigns ahead of Eurovision in Ukraine
    Nov01

    Ukrainian National TV Company head Alasania resigns ahead of Eurovision in Ukraine

    Director General of the National Television Company of Ukraine (NTU) Zurab Alasania has submitted a letter of resignation, saying his step is aimed at drawing attention to the problems with the budget of the 2017 Eurovision song contest and Suspilne TV (Public Broadcaster), according to MediaPort news agency. ”But I`m resigning now. Perhaps this...

    Lawyer Feygin admits Sushchenko`s swap for spy prosecuted in Ukraine
    Nov01

    Lawyer Feygin admits Sushchenko`s swap for spy prosecuted in Ukraine

    Mark Feygin, the Russian lawyer of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, who has been arrested in Russia, predicts that his client`s case may end with the exchange for a person who is prosecuted in Ukraine, according to TV Channel 112 Ukraine. ”I have a feeling this will end with the exchange at their [Russia`s] initiative for some spy or not...

    Almost half of attacks on Ukraine troops in Donbas focus on Mariupol sector
    Nov01

    Almost half of attacks on Ukraine troops in Donbas focus on Mariupol sector

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 36 times in the past 24 hours, including 17 in the Mariupol sector, nine barrages in the Luhansk sector, and 10 in the Donetsk sector, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. In the Mariupol sector, the enemy fired...

    “Increasingly aggressive” Russia a growing threat to UK – MI5 head
    Nov01

    “Increasingly aggressive” Russia a growing threat to UK – MI5 head

    Russia poses an increasing threat to the stability of the UK and is using all the sophisticated tools at its disposal to achieve its aims, the director general of MI5 has told the Guardian. In the first newspaper interview given by an incumbent MI5 chief in the service`s 107-year history, Andrew Parker said that at a time when much of the focus...

    Poll: 42% of Ukrainians want early parliament election
    Nov01

    Poll: 42% of Ukrainians want early parliament election

    As of September this year, 42% of the population in Ukraine said they would support early elections to the Verkhovna Rada, the country`s parliament, according to a public opinion poll conducted by Rating Group Ukraine at the request of the International Republican Institute. At the same time, 64% of the polled said they would go to vote if the...

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