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    Russian troops attack Ukraine 47 times in last day, mostly in Mariupol sector
    Oct11

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 47 times in last day, mostly in Mariupol sector

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 47 times in the past 24 hours, including 27 in the Mariupol sector, 17 barrages in the Luhansk sector, and three in the Donetsk sector, according to the press center of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, the enemy...

    British lawmaker likens Russia`s behavior in Syria to that of Nazis – Reuters
    Oct11

    British lawmaker likens Russia`s behavior in Syria to that of Nazis – Reuters

    A senior British lawmaker has accused Russia of targeting civilians in Syria in the same way the Nazis behaved at Guernica during the Spanish civil war of the 1930s, according to Reuters. Andrew Mitchell, a lawmaker in Prime Minister Theresa May`s ruling Conservatives and a former Secretary of State for International Development, said an attack...

    Reuters Exclusive: Russia`s Rosneft boss Sechin says no to OPEC oil cap
    Oct11

    Reuters Exclusive: Russia`s Rosneft boss Sechin says no to OPEC oil cap

    Igor Sechin, Russia`s most influential oil executive and the head of state-controlled energy giant Rosneft, said his company will not cap oil production as part of a possible agreement with OPEC, according to Reuters. His comments underline how difficult it is for Russia to get its oil companies to freeze or cut output as part of a potential deal...

    European human rights chief cancels Russia visit, citing ”unacceptable restrictions” to program
    Oct11

    European human rights chief cancels Russia visit, citing ”unacceptable restrictions” to program

    Council of Europe`s Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muiznieks has announced that this visit to Russia will not take place because of the unacceptable restrictions that the Russian authorities wanted to impose on his program. ”A key element of my work is that I treat all countries by the same standards. Accepting the special conditions...

    Ukraine Economy Ministry projects inflation at 13% in 2016
    Oct11

    Ukraine Economy Ministry projects inflation at 13% in 2016

    Ukraine`s Ministry of Economic Development and Trade projects that inflation in Ukraine will amount to 13% this year and drop to 8% in 2017, First Deputy Economy Minister Yulia Kovaliv said at a business forum in Kyiv. ”We expect that inflation will average 13% this year, and, correspondingly, it will influence lending rates. Next year we expect...

    Germany calls on Ukraine to introduce land market and facilitate investment
    Oct11

    Germany calls on Ukraine to introduce land market and facilitate investment

    State Secretary at Germany`s Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy Matthias Machnig has stated Germany expects that Ukraine will create a land market to facilitate financing of relevant projects and attract investment into the country. The statement was made during the Ukrainian-German Business Forum which is held in Kyiv. Machnig said...

    Ukraine creates industrial development committee
    Oct11

    Ukraine creates industrial development committee

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has adopted a resolution calling for the establishment of the National Committee of industrial development of Ukraine. The Committee will be tasked with promoting the production of goods with high added value and developing industrial sectors to stimulate economic growth in the country, it is reported. The...

    Hollande on Minsk accords: First, Donbas elections, then control over border
    Oct11

    Hollande on Minsk accords: First, Donbas elections, then control over border

    French President Francois Hollande has said that the failure of the Minsk agreements will lead to a frozen conflict in the east of Ukraine. ”I am ready to move forward in the Normandy format to fully implement the Minsk agreements, otherwise it will be a frozen conflict,” Hollande said during the autumn session of the Parliamentary Assembly of...

    OSCE reports access denial in Stanytsia Luhanska disengagement area
    Oct11

    OSCE reports access denial in Stanytsia Luhanska disengagement area

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine has said its observers have limited access to the disengagement area near the village of Stanytsia Luhanska as parties to the conflict cannot guarantee their security. ”Only limited access for OSCE SMM to Stanytsia Luhanska disengagement area – UAF, ”LPR” have failed to guarantee SMM`s security...

    Ukraine ”has not received” formal invitation to Normandy Four summit – Poroshenko`s press service
    Oct11

    Ukraine ”has not received” formal invitation to Normandy Four summit – Poroshenko`s press service

    As of October 11, Ukraine has not received a formal invitation to the Normandy Four summit, the press service of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine told UNIAN. It is noted that during the recent contacts of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande, the parties were...

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