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    Clinton says possible Russian meddling a serious concern – Bloomberg
    Sep06

    Clinton says possible Russian meddling a serious concern – Bloomberg

    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said potential Russian meddling in the U.S. election is a serious threat that must be addressed quickly and firmly, according to Bloomberg. Calling it ”almost unthinkable” that a foreign adversary would attempt to manipulate the American political system, Clinton said it appears that Russian...

    Ukraine sees electricity exports grow by 7% since start of year
    Sep06

    Ukraine sees electricity exports grow by 7% since start of year

    Ukraine exported US$109.5 million worth of electricity in January-August 2016, higher by 6.6% when compared to the same period in 2015, the State Fiscal Service (SFS) reported. Electricity supplies to Hungary accounted for 75.7% of total revenues from power exports, according to the SFS. Power supplies to Poland made up 23.9% of total power...

    Poroshenko wants to spend Yanukovych`s assets on defense, security
    Sep06

    Poroshenko wants to spend Yanukovych`s assets on defense, security

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called upon the Ukrainian parliament to consider a draft law as a priority to allow for the special confiscation of assets belonging to ex-President Viktor Yanukovych and his allies, and urged the seized assets be spent on the nation`s future needs, particularly defense and security. Poroshenko announced...

    Immigration: May rejects points-based system for EU nationals
    Sep06

    Immigration: May rejects points-based system for EU nationals

    Theresa May has rejected a points-based system for controlling EU migration, one of the key promises of Leave campaigners during the referendum, according to the BBC. Speaking in China, the PM denied she had ”gone soft” on migration and said people backed Brexit because they wanted ”an element of control”, the BBC wrote. A points-based model...

    Ukraine`s state debt in July falls to $67 bln
    Sep06

    Ukraine`s state debt in July falls to $67 bln

    The total amount of public and publicly guaranteed debt in July fell by 0.2%, or $125.8 million, according to the Finance Ministry. The total volume of public and publicly guaranteed debt as of late July 2016 has amounted to $66.995 billion, which is 0.2%, or $125.8 million less than at the beginning of the month, the ministry reported on its...

    African swine fever outbreak recorded in Kharkiv region
    Sep06

    African swine fever outbreak recorded in Kharkiv region

    After the outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in Kharkiv region, the Kharkiv City Council`s State Emergency Anti-epizootic Commission has declared a quarantine in one of the areas. The quarantine, to be in force until October 12, was declared in Osnovyanskyi district. A sanitary zone was also introduced within a 3-km radius from the location of...

    NBU cuts official exchange rate to UAH 26.78 to dollar
    Sep06

    NBU cuts official exchange rate to UAH 26.78 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Monday evening lowered the official hryvnia exchange rate by 15 kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 25.78 to the dollar. The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for September 6: $100 costs UAH 2,678.7052 (on September 5, it was UAH...

    UN delegation visits Lviv-based SBU investigation unit, reveals no ”secret prison”
    Sep06

    UN delegation visits Lviv-based SBU investigation unit, reveals no ”secret prison”

    A delegation of the UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture has examined the building of the SBU investigation unit in Lviv, according to the SBU`s press service. As the representatives of the UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture examined the building of the SBU investigation unit in Lviv on Stepan Bandera Street next to `Prison at Lontskoho...

    General Staff preparing reservists for full-scale Russian military aggression
    Sep05

    General Staff preparing reservists for full-scale Russian military aggression

    The Ukrainian Armed Forces continue to strengthen the country`s defense capabilities, according to Chief of General Staff Viktor Muzhenko. ”The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has set up an operational military reserve of 85,000 people with combat experience and a high level of psychological readiness (80%) to defend the Ukrainian...

    Putin says supports Normandy format after meeting with Merkel and Hollande
    Sep05

    Putin says supports Normandy format after meeting with Merkel and Hollande

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed support for the meetings in Normandy format on Ukraine, as he summed up the G20 summit in China, according to TSN news service. ”Well, we [with Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande] were mostly talking about the Ukrainian crisis. As for the Normandy format, whether it is good or bad, there is no other...

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