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    Ukraine suspends issue of cargo transport permits for Turkey
    Sep07

    Ukraine suspends issue of cargo transport permits for Turkey

    The Ukrainian Infrastructure Ministry has imposed restrictions on the issue of bilateral permits for cargo transportation by Turkish and Ukrainian carriers until September 30, 2016, the ministry`s press service reported. This decision was taken on August 26 by the commission on execution, issue, registration and analysis of effectiveness of the...

    Ukraine Financial Monitoring Service seizes UAH 429 mln on suspicion of financing terrorism
    Sep07

    Ukraine Financial Monitoring Service seizes UAH 429 mln on suspicion of financing terrorism

    The State Financial Monitoring Service of Ukraine has handed over to the Security Service and the Prosecutor General`s Office 20 case files on financial transactions that are believed to be related to financing terrorism (separatism), amounting to UAH 300 million, in the first eight months of 2016. Funds totalling US$9.7 million, RUB 1 million...

    Council of Europe starts work on Smolensk plane crash report
    Sep07

    Council of Europe starts work on Smolensk plane crash report

    The Council of Europe`s Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights has started work on a report on the 2010 plane crash in Smolensk which killed 96, including Polish President Lech Kaczynski, according to Radio Poland. Dutch MP Pieter Omtzigt was appointed author of the report on Tuesday, Radio Poland reported. Omtzigt was earlier part of a team...

    No diplomacy with self-proclaimed Donbas republics – Czech PM
    Sep07

    No diplomacy with self-proclaimed Donbas republics – Czech PM

    Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Bohuslav Sobotka has stated that there will be no diplomatic missions of the self-proclaimed Donbas republics in the Czech Republic, according to the Ukrainian government`s media liaison office. Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman informed his Czech counterpart, at a meeting on the sidelines of the...

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 26.72 to dollar on interbank market
    Sep07

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 26.72 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Wednesday strengthened to UAH 26.68/26.72 to the dollar by the middle of trade, a broker at a commercial bank has told an UNIAN correspondent. Hryvnia quotes against the euro have settled at UAH 30.0160/30.0950, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH...

    Odesa Port-Side Chemical Plant’s accounts are not blocked – State Property Fund
    Sep07

    Odesa Port-Side Chemical Plant’s accounts are not blocked – State Property Fund

    Accounts of the Odesa Port-Side Chemical Plant (OPP), the country`s major chemical producer, are currently not blocked, notwithstanding a decision by the Economic Court of Odesa region on their seizure, the press service of the State Property Fund of Ukraine (SPFU) reported. The SPFU is tasked with preparing the OPP for sale. It was reported...

    Crimean Tatar leader Umerov released from Simferopol psychiatric ward – lawyer
    Sep07

    Crimean Tatar leader Umerov released from Simferopol psychiatric ward – lawyer

    Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimea Tatar People Ilmi Umerov has been released from a psychiatric hospital in the Russian-occupied city of Simferopol, Crimea, according to his lawyer. ”I`ve arrived in Crimea. Umerov has just been released from a psychiatric ward in Simferopol,” lawyer Mark Feygin tweeted on Wednesday. ”The release of Ilmi...

    In Syria government helicopters `drop chlorine` on Aleppo, injuring 80 people – BBC
    Sep07

    In Syria government helicopters `drop chlorine` on Aleppo, injuring 80 people – BBC

    Syrian government forces have been accused of dropping barrel bombs containing chlorine from helicopters on a suburb of Aleppo, injuring 80 people, according to the BBC. Volunteer emergency workers say people suffered breathing difficulties after an attack on the Sukkari area, the BBC reported. The reports could not be independently verified. A...

    Ukrainian businessman Akhmetov sells concentrating plant in occupied Donbas
    Sep07

    Ukrainian businessman Akhmetov sells concentrating plant in occupied Donbas

    Financial and industrial SCM Group, owned by Ukrainian businessman Rinat Akhmetov, has sold 99.98% of the shares in the Kolosnikovskaya Central Concentrating Plant, located in the occupied area of Donetsk region. This was stated in the information disclosure system of the National Commission on Securities and Stock Market. According to the...

    Russian troops attack 21 times in 24 hours, fire 120mm mortars, Ukraine doesn’t answer
    Sep07

    Russian troops attack 21 times in 24 hours, fire 120mm mortars, Ukraine doesn’t answer

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 21 times in the past 24 hours, including 15 times in the Mariupol sector, three times in the Donetsk sector and three times in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters. With the exception of single armed...

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