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    Violations reported at one-third of construction sites in Ukraine
    Oct26

    Violations reported at one-third of construction sites in Ukraine

    Since the beginning of the year, State Architectural and Construction Inspectorate of Ukraine (Derzharkhbudinspektsiya) has held over 18,000 verifications of compliance with city planning legislation by builders, revealing violations at 5,800 sites, which is 20% more year-over-year, the press service of the department has reported. ”In...

    IMF mission postpones Ukraine visit – source
    Oct26

    IMF mission postpones Ukraine visit – source

    The IMF has postponed the arrival of its mission to Ukraine due to internal reasons, according to UNIAN`s source close to the negotiations. Ukraine`s key creditor, the International Monetary Fund, postponed the visit of its assessment mission to Ukraine, scheduled for today, October 26, citing its own internal reasons, the source has told UNIAN....

    Almost 500 Ukrainian women, 70 children killed amid Russian aggression in Donbas
    Oct26

    Almost 500 Ukrainian women, 70 children killed amid Russian aggression in Donbas

    First Deputy Chairperson of Ukraine`s Vekrhovna Rada and Ukrainian envoy for humanitarian issues at Minsk peace talks Iryna Gerashchenko announced at a UN Security Council meeting on Tuesday, October 25, that 495 Ukrainian women and 68 Ukrainian children had been killed amid Russian aggression in Donbas, eastern Ukraine. ”It`s women and children...

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 25.59 to dollar
    Oct26

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 25.59 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Tuesday evening strengthened the official hryvnia exchange rate by five kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 25.59 to the dollar. The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for October 26: $100 costs UAH 2,559.5314 (on October 25, it was...

    Russian troops attacked Ukraine forces 34 times in last day, Mariupol sector remains hot spot
    Oct26

    Russian troops attacked Ukraine forces 34 times in last day, Mariupol sector remains hot spot

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 34 times in the past 24 hours, including 24 in the Mariupol sector, five barrages in the Luhansk sector, and five in the Donetsk sector, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol...

    Ukraine`s new health care chief pursuing reform of rusty system
    Oct26

    Ukraine`s new health care chief pursuing reform of rusty system

    Health care in Ukraine used to work in the past only if people were fortunate enough to pay under the table to receive the most basic care, Michael Getto, a Kyiv-based international public policy consultant wrote for the Atlantic Council. A corrupt, bureaucratic system where the public`s basic health needs are unmet saw the result of relatively...

    Nadia Savchenko arrives in Moscow
    Oct26

    Nadia Savchenko arrives in Moscow

    Member of the Ukrainian Parliament Nadia Savchenko in a rather controversial move has arrived in the Russian capital Moscow for a hearing in the case of Ukrainian citizens Mykola Karpiuk and Stanislav Klykh, convicted in Russia on charges of fighting on the side of Chechen separatists in the 1990s, that`s according to Russian lawyer Ilya Novikov....

    Russia`s telecoms & IT watchdog demands blocking LinkedIn
    Oct26

    Russia`s telecoms & IT watchdog demands blocking LinkedIn

    The Russian Federal Service for Supervision in the Sphere of Telecoms, Information Technologies and Mass Communications demands that access to the world`s biggest business and employment-oriented social networking service, LinkedIn, be blocked in Russia, according to Russian daily Kommersant. The watchdog claims that the company does not store...

    Klimkin started his working visit Netherlands over issues with Association Agreement ratification
    Oct26

    Klimkin started his working visit Netherlands over issues with Association Agreement ratification

    On October 25 Ukraine`s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin started his working visit to the Netherlands, according to the ministry`s press service. The main purpose of the visit is to hold political talks with Dutch officials on completion of the ratification of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement, the press service reports. Ukraine`s top diplomat...

    Ukraine`s state debt soars by $1.9 bln in September
    Oct25

    Ukraine`s state debt soars by $1.9 bln in September

    The total sum of Ukraine`s state and government-guaranteed debt as of the end of September 2016 stood at US$68.61 billion, which was 2.8%, or $1.9 billion, up on the beginning of that month, according to the Ukrainian Finance Ministry. State and government-guaranteed debt in the hryvnia equivalent was UAH 1.778 trillion, which was 3.9%, or UAH...

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