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    General Staff reveals structure of Russian-occupation forces in Donbas
    Sep06

    General Staff reveals structure of Russian-occupation forces in Donbas

    A total of 6,000 Russian servicemen and 35,000 militants controlled by the Russian Armed Forces are fighting in Donbas as of August 2016, according to data of the General Staff, which has been published by Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister on European and Euroatlantic Integration Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze on Facebook. An infographics was also...

    NBU maintains inflation forecast, awaiting IMF loan to stabilize exchange rate
    Sep06

    NBU maintains inflation forecast, awaiting IMF loan to stabilize exchange rate

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) repeated its inflation forecast of 12% for 2016 and 8% for 2017, despite volatilities on the currency market, as stated in a commentary by NBU Deputy Governor Oleh Churiy for UNIAN. Churiy has outlined several positive factors on the foreign exchange market that will allow maintaining inflation at the current...

    Cyprus seizes EUR 2 mln assets of Ukrainian businessman – PGO
    Sep06

    Cyprus seizes EUR 2 mln assets of Ukrainian businessman – PGO

    Cyprus law enforcers have seized EUR 2 million in assets belonging to a Ukrainian businessman, Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine (PGO) Eugene Enin wrote on Facebook. The name of the businessman was not disclosed. A decision by the Ukrainian court is expected shortly. ”Just recently, the Cypriots have responded to our question and said they...

    Rada authorizes arrest of fugitive judge Chaus, known for keeping bribes in glass jars
    Sep06

    Rada authorizes arrest of fugitive judge Chaus, known for keeping bribes in glass jars

    Ukraine`s Verkhovna Rada authorized the arrest on September 6 of the notorious judge of Kyiv`s Dniprovsky district court Mykola Chaus, who is suspected of taking a US$150,000 bribe. Legislative bills No. 5070 on detention and No. 5071 on arrest and remand of Chaus were backed by 281 and 279 MPs, respectively. As was reported, the National...

    Gazprom asks Ukraine to ensure 20% increase in Russia gas transit volume through its territory
    Sep06

    Gazprom asks Ukraine to ensure 20% increase in Russia gas transit volume through its territory

    Russian gas monopoly Gazprom has requested NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine to allow a 20% increase in gas passing through Ukraine, Naftogaz reported on its website. ”Today, Gazprom has increased its gas transmission order via Ukraine to Europe by 20%. The volume requested for transmission equals 282 million cubic meters per day. The increase is several...

    Cache of ammunition found in Luhansk region – proof of Russian presence in Donbas (photo and video)
    Sep06

    Cache of ammunition found in Luhansk region – proof of Russian presence in Donbas (photo and video)

    A cache of ammunition has recently been found in the village of Bezhynove in the Luhansk region, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters wrote on Facebook. ”This includes dozens of boxes of ammunition of different calibers, including armor-piercing and sniper munitions, flares, TNT blocks, anti-tank mines, and grenades,” the...

    Ukrainian Air Force received refurbished anti-aircraft S-300PS missile system
    Sep06

    Ukrainian Air Force received refurbished anti-aircraft S-300PS missile system

    Ukraine`s major state-owned arms manufacturer Ukroboronprom has delivered a modernized and refurbished S-300PS anti-aircraft missile system to the Ukrainian Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the company`s press service reported. The service life of the military equipment was extended for seven years after repairs. ”Nowadays, the company`s...

    Ukraine sees almost 10% increase in construction costs
    Sep06

    Ukraine sees almost 10% increase in construction costs

    The cost of building and installation work in Ukraine in January-July 2016 increased by 9.6%, compared to the same period in 2015, the State Statistics Service of Ukraine reported. The highest increase in prices of building and installation work (17.3%) was recorded in the construction of pipelines, utilities and power lines. The lowest increase...

    Ukrainian construction worker killed in Tel Aviv parking garage collapse – media
    Sep06

    Ukrainian construction worker killed in Tel Aviv parking garage collapse – media

    The death toll from Monday morning`s parking garage collapse in Tel Aviv was raised to three, including a Ukrainian citizen, with four people still missing in the rubble late on Monday, according to The Times of Israel. One fatality was identified as a 28-year-old Ukrainian national, The Times of Israel reported. He was a construction worker. The...

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 21 times in 24 hours
    Sep06

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 21 times in 24 hours

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 21 times in the past 24 hours, including six times in the Mariupol sector, 13 times in the Donetsk sector and twice in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters. View map in full size In the Donetsk sector,...

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