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    Modern solar power station fully commissioned in Dnipropetrovsk region, Ukraine
    Oct18

    Modern solar power station fully commissioned in Dnipropetrovsk region, Ukraine

    The third phase of a modern solar power station was commissioned in Pidhorodne, Dnipropetrovsk region, which uses a unique in Eastern Europe solar tracker system, the press service of Dnipropetrovsk regional state administration reported. The solar power station is equipped with movable modules that are capable of ”tracking” the sun. The station...

    Kremlin says little chance for Normandy Four summit on Oct 19
    Oct18

    Kremlin says little chance for Normandy Four summit on Oct 19

    Russia is still committed to the Minsk agreements on the Ukrainian settlement but there is little chance for a meeting between the Normandy Four leaders on October 19, Russian president`s press secretary Dmitry Peskov said on Monday, according to Russian news agency TASS.> ”Taking into account that the matter is not yet clear and the work at the...

    Pension Fund`s deficit estimated at UAH 156 bln
    Oct18

    Pension Fund`s deficit estimated at UAH 156 bln

    First Deputy Chairman of the Pension Fund of Ukraine Mykola Shambir has stated that the Pension Fund`s deficit amounts to UAH 156 billion with the total budget of the Fund estimated at UAH 285 billion. ”A total of UAH 156 billion of state budget funds has been earmarked. Now it [the subsidy in 2016] amounts to UAH 40.3 billion. Total budget of...

    Rubizh-2016 strategic command and staff exercise kicks off in Ukraine
    Oct18

    Rubizh-2016 strategic command and staff exercise kicks off in Ukraine

    Rubizh-2016 strategic command and staff exercise kicked off in Ukraine, according to the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. Command and control strategic and operations strategic organizations, as well as assigned military units are involved in these large-scale maneuvers, the ministry reports. The command and control organizations will train to...

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 29 times in last day, mostly in Mariupol sector
    Oct18

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 29 times in last day, mostly in Mariupol sector

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 29 times in the past 24 hours, including 20 in the Mariupol sector, six barrages in the Luhansk sector, and three in the Donetsk sector, according to the press center of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, the...

    National Bank of Ukraine approves Foreign Exchange Intervention Strategy for 2016-2020
    Oct18

    National Bank of Ukraine approves Foreign Exchange Intervention Strategy for 2016-2020

    The Board of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) approved the Foreign Exchange Intervention Strategy for 2016-2020, which defines the policy of presence of the central bank in the interbank foreign exchange market under the inflation targeting regime and maintaining of flexible hryvnia exchange rate formation, according to a posting on the...

    Ukraine announces `Normandy Format` meeting in Berlin on October 19
    Oct18

    Ukraine announces `Normandy Format` meeting in Berlin on October 19

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has agreed to a so-called ”Normandy Format” meeting in Berlin on October 19, bringing together Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine for talks on the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine, a statement said on Tuesday, Reuters reported. Fighting between Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed rebels has killed more...

    European Commission reaffirms full support in introduction of visa-free regime with Ukraine
    Oct18

    European Commission reaffirms full support in introduction of visa-free regime with Ukraine

    The Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin held a meeting with the First Vice-President of the European Commission for the Better Regulation, Inter-Institutional Relations, Rule of Law and Charter of Fundamental Rights Frans Timmermans in Brussels on October 17, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine. The sides...

    Poroshenko makes first official visit to Norway
    Oct18

    Poroshenko makes first official visit to Norway

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has arrived on an official visit to Norway. The agenda of the first visit in the history of bilateral relations provides for the meetings with the Prime Minister of Norway, the President of the Storting (the Norwegian Parliament) and the audience with the King of Norway, the Presidential Administration...

    Oil edges up as analysts say market could be closer to balance than expected
    Oct18

    Oil edges up as analysts say market could be closer to balance than expected

    Oil prices rose early on Tuesday as some analysts said markets might not be quite as oversupplied as suggested by many, with global inventories rising less than expected ahead of the high-demand winter heating season in the northern hemisphere, according to Reuters. A drop in the dollar away from seven-month highs the previous day also supported...

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