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    State Property Fund of Ukraine regulator postpones privatization of four oblenergos until December
    Oct18

    State Property Fund of Ukraine regulator postpones privatization of four oblenergos until December

    The State Property Fund of Ukraine (SPFU) has postponed until December the privatization of state-owned shares in Mykolaivoblenergo, Khmelnytskoblenergo, Ternopiloblenergo and Kharkivoblenergo, the SPFU reported on its website. Previously, the SPFU planned to put up state entities for sale at an auction in November. The SPFU also announced that...

    Deficit of Ukraine`s foreign trade in goods estimated at $1.5 bln
    Oct18

    Deficit of Ukraine`s foreign trade in goods estimated at $1.5 bln

    Deficit of Ukraine`s foreign trade in goods in January-August 2016 amounted to $1.465 billion as compared to a surplus of $548.5 million in the same period last year, the State Statistics Service of Ukraine reported on its website. Goods exports from Ukraine in January-August 2016 fell by 9% year-over-year (y-o-y), to $22.719 billion, while goods...

    Trump: I’ll meet with Putin before Inauguration Day
    Oct18

    Trump: I’ll meet with Putin before Inauguration Day

    In an interview Monday with talk-radio host Michael Savage, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said that if he wins in November, he might meet with Russian leader Vladimir Putin prior to the inauguration in January. “Putin has no respect at all for Obama.And Obama doesn’t like Putin. They have a great dislike for each other,” Trump...

    Stocks of scarce coal in thermal power plants warehouses grow by almost 9%
    Oct18

    Stocks of scarce coal in thermal power plants warehouses grow by almost 9%

    Stocks of scarce anthracite coal in warehouses of Ukrainian thermal power plants (TPPs) grew by 8.7% from October 9 to October 16, 2016 to 685,000 tonnes, according to state-run company Ukrenergo, the operator of Ukraine`s power grids. Stocks of gas coal increased by 7.5% from 784,000 tonnes to 843,000 tonnes. In total, coal stocks in TPPs...

    Militants publish details on explosive device that killed infamous war criminal ”Motorola”
    Oct18

    Militants publish details on explosive device that killed infamous war criminal ”Motorola”

    The cause of the explosion that killed one of the militant leaders, Arseniy Pavlov aka ”Motorola” was reportedly an improvised remote-controlled explosive device placed in the elevator shaft, the so-called Interior Ministry of Donetsk People`s Republic (DPR) reported. ”… An examination was carried out of fragments of the explosive device...

    Russia announces Aleppo humanitarian pause
    Oct18

    Russia announces Aleppo humanitarian pause

    Russia has announced a ”humanitarian pause” in its bombing of the Syrian city of Aleppo, BBC reported. Moscow said it would halt operations in Aleppo on Thursday for an eight-hour span between 08:00 (05:00 GMT) and 16:00, BBC wrote. The Russian defence ministry said the pause was agreed so that civilians and rebels could leave the city. But UN...

    Canadian Foreign Minister: NATO tries to deter Russian aggression, seeks dialogue with Moscow
    Oct17

    Canadian Foreign Minister: NATO tries to deter Russian aggression, seeks dialogue with Moscow

    NATO member states are trying to deter Russian aggression, while seeking a lasting dialogue with Moscow, Canadian Foreign Minister Stephane Dion said in an interview with Diplomat & International Canada. ”It`s not my strategy, it`s that of NATO and our allies. Everybody is doing that, except Canada in the past — but not anymore. All of the...

    IMF mission plans to visit Ukraine for another review in late October
    Oct17

    IMF mission plans to visit Ukraine for another review in late October

    A mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ukraine`s key creditor, plans to visit Ukraine as part of the next review of the country`s reform program, which was approved by the Fund in March last year, according to the Finance Ministry`s press service. ”[We expect arrival] from October 26,” the press service statement read. As UNIAN...

    OSCE says it can`t now confirm death of militant leader ”Motorola”
    Oct17

    OSCE says it can`t now confirm death of militant leader ”Motorola”

    OSCE SMM Principal Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander Hug says the OSCE is not able to confirm the reports about the death of one of the militant leaders, a Russian citizen Arseniy Pavlov aka ”Motorola,” according to 112 Ukraine TV channel. ”We are aware of these reports. Based on our own observations, we cannot confirm these reports. Our teams very...

    Poroshenko approves expanded sanctions list of individuals involved in Russia`s aggression against Ukraine
    Oct17

    Poroshenko approves expanded sanctions list of individuals involved in Russia`s aggression against Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree, which enacts National Security and Defense Council`s (NSDC) decision as of September 16, 2016 on application of personal special economic and other restrictive measures (sanctions). The document is published on the president`s website. The press service recalls that the NSDC at its meeting...

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