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    Ex-head of Ukraine`s investment agency detained in Panama – PGO
    Sep08

    Ex-head of Ukraine`s investment agency detained in Panama – PGO

    The former head of the State Agency for Investment and National Projects of Ukraine, Vladyslav Kaskiv, has been detained in Panama, Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko said, according to RBC-Ukraine. Further, Lutsenko said that a court hearing of Kaskiv`s case will be held within 48 hours. ”In the case of his consent for voluntary...

    ”Silence mode in Donbas”: Russian troops attack Ukraine 20 times in 24 hours
    Sep08

    ”Silence mode in Donbas”: Russian troops attack Ukraine 20 times in 24 hours

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 20 times in the past 24 hours, including nine times in the Mariupol sector, eight times in the Donetsk sector and three times in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters (ATO HQ). View map in full size The...

    Five companies seek illegal amber mining permits
    Sep08

    Five companies seek illegal amber mining permits

    Five companies, which possess integral property complexes for amber mining and processing, have attempted to illegally obtain special amber extraction permits, the press service of the State Service of Geology and Mineral Resources of Ukraine (Derzhgeonadra) reported. ”Five companies (Georeserching, Rivnerudoprom, Amberg Mining Company, Zirka...

    Farmers say Ukraine not yet ready to open land market
    Sep08

    Farmers say Ukraine not yet ready to open land market

    The introduction of an agricultural land market in Ukraine, against the backdrop of the economic crisis and without ensuring proper tools to protect land fertility, will turn Ukraine into a mere raw material supplier country, Chairman of the Agrarian Party of Ukraine Vitaliy Skotsyk said. He was commenting on the Ukrainian president`s initiative...

    Turkey, U.S. ready to invade IS capital
    Sep08

    Turkey, U.S. ready to invade IS capital

    Turkey`s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has suggested he and the U.S. are ready to drive so-called Islamic State (IS) from its Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, according to the BBC. Mr. Erdogan said U.S. President Barack Obama floated the idea of joint action against the militants when they met at the G20 summit in China, the BBC wrote. He said Turkey...

    Oil extends gains after data shows huge stock draw – Reuters
    Sep08

    Oil extends gains after data shows huge stock draw – Reuters

    Oil prices extended gains by more than 1.5% on Thursday after industry data showed what might be the largest weekly drawdown in crude stocks in over three decades, Reuters reported. U.S. crude stocks surprisingly plunged by 12.1 million barrels last week, data from the American Petroleum Institute showed after market settlement on Wednesday,...

    Russian fighter plane SU-27 flew 3m from plane over Black Sea – US Pentagon
    Sep08

    Russian fighter plane SU-27 flew 3m from plane over Black Sea – US Pentagon

    The Pentagon says a Russian fighter plane flew within about 10ft (3m) of one of its reconnaissance aircraft operating over the Black Sea, according to the BBC. U.S. officials described the intercept by the SU-27 jet on Wednesday as ”dangerous and unprofessional”, the BBC reported. Russia`s defense ministry said the U.S. plane had been approaching...

    UAH official exchange rate is 26.72 to dollar – NBU
    Sep08

    UAH official exchange rate is 26.72 to dollar – NBU

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Wednesday evening strengthened the official hryvnia exchange rate by 12 kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 26.72 to the dollar. The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for September 8: $100 costs UAH 2,672.4306 (on September 7, it was...

    MFA Ukraine: Russia`s Caucasus 2016 drills constitute increasing military threat
    Sep08

    MFA Ukraine: Russia`s Caucasus 2016 drills constitute increasing military threat

    Ukraine is deeply concerned with the military exercises ”Caucasus 2016” which are being held in the occupied territories and near the border of Ukraine, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine said in its comment Wednesday. ”The massive build-up of the Russian joint military force grouping in the occupied territories and on the border of...

    Trump says Putin better leader than Obama – Reuters
    Sep08

    Trump says Putin better leader than Obama – Reuters

    Donald Trump declared on Wednesday that Russia`s Vladimir Putin had been a better leader than U.S. President Barack Obama, as the Republican presidential nominee used a televised forum to argue he was best equipped to reassert America`s global leadership, according to Reuters. ”I think under the leadership of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton the...

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