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    Ukraine carries out $505.4m coupon payment on 2015 eurobonds
    Sep02

    Ukraine carries out $505.4m coupon payment on 2015 eurobonds

    Ukraine`s Finance Ministry has carried out a coupon payment to the tune of US$505.429 million on government external loan bonds issued in 2015, the ministry reported on its website. ”On September 1, 2016, the Ministry of Finance carried out coupon payments on bonds issued by the government in November 2015, as part of the debt operation with the...

    Ukraine protests opening of DPR representative center in Ostrava
    Sep02

    Ukraine protests opening of DPR representative center in Ostrava

    The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry on Thursday sent a protest note to the Czech Embassy in Kyiv following a decision of the city authorities in Ostrava, Northern Moravia, to register and open a representative center of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People`s Republic (DPR). ”In view of confirmed reports on the registration of a representative center of...

    UK will not compromise on sovereignty of Ukraine: Johnson
    Sep02

    UK will not compromise on sovereignty of Ukraine: Johnson

    London will not make concessions on the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson posted on Twitter. ”Productive first meeting with Ukraine FM Pavlo Klimkin. UK will not compromise on sovereignty of any part of Ukraine,” he tweeted, following his interaction...

    Reuters: Oil heads for biggest weekly loss since mid-January
    Sep02

    Reuters: Oil heads for biggest weekly loss since mid-January

    Crude prices rose on Friday after losses of more than 3% a day earlier, with investors treading cautiously ahead of key U.S. employment data that will help gauge the health of the world`s largest economy and oil consumer, Reuters reported. Brent crude LCOc1 had climbed 34 cents to $45.79 a barrel by 0650 GMT, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate...

    Putin on calls to reconsider results of World War II
    Sep02

    Putin on calls to reconsider results of World War II

    Putin says calls for reconsidering the results of World War II should relate not only to Kaliningrad, but also the eastern lands of Germany, the city of Lviv, a former part of Poland. ”All jokes aside. If someone is willing to reconsider the results of World War II, let us discuss this. But then we will have to discuss not only Kaliningrad, but...

    Reuters: Japan may invest $10 billion in Russian oil firm Rosneft
    Sep02

    Reuters: Japan may invest $10 billion in Russian oil firm Rosneft

    Japan will propose a broad cooperation in the energy sector with Russia that could include a nearly $10 billion investment in Russian state-owned oil giant Rosneft, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Friday, according to Reuters. The report comes as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of a...

    NBU cuts official exchange rate to UAH 26.61 to dollar
    Sep02

    NBU cuts official exchange rate to UAH 26.61 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Thursday evening lowered the official hryvnia exchange rate by 53 kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 26.61 to the dollar. The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for September 2: $100 costs UAH 2,661.5934 (on September 1, it was UAH...

    U.S. sanctions firms of Putin`s allies building Kerch Bridge in annexed Crimea
    Sep02

    U.S. sanctions firms of Putin`s allies building Kerch Bridge in annexed Crimea

    The U.S. Department of the Treasury`s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on September 1 extended sanctions against Russian companies of President Vladimir Putin`s allies engaged in the construction of the Kerch Bridge in Russia-annexed Crimea. In particular, the action targets the following 18 construction, transportation, and defense...

    Reuters: IMF says nearing board vote to release Ukraine bailout funds
    Sep02

    Reuters: IMF says nearing board vote to release Ukraine bailout funds

    The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday it is ”very close” to concluding its latest review of Ukraine`s $17.5 billion bailout and expects its board to consider releasing additional funds in the second half of September, according to Reuters. IMF spokesman Gerry Rice told a regular news briefing that some technical issues related to the...

    Vladimir Putin`s private meeting with elite British schoolboys
    Sep02

    Vladimir Putin`s private meeting with elite British schoolboys

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has played hosts to schoolboys from Britain`s prestigious Eton College, who came to visit him in the Kremlin, according to CNN. ”And their schoolmasters didn`t even know about it,” CNN wrote. ”This was a private visit by a small group of boys (organized) entirely at their own initiative and independently of the...

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