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    Russian Su-27 fighter jet violates Estonian airspace – NATO envoy
    Oct08

    Russian Su-27 fighter jet violates Estonian airspace – NATO envoy

    Russian military`s Sukhoi Su-27 violated Estonia`s airspace, the Estonian ambassador to NATO said Friday on Twitter. This comes a day after Finland accused Russia of breaching its airspace, IBTimes reports. It was not immediately clear when the latest violation happened, however, according to Ambassador Lauri Lepik`s Twitter feed, Russia`s...

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 30 times in last day, fire artillery on Avdiyivka
    Oct07

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 30 times in last day, fire artillery on Avdiyivka

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 30 times in the past 24 hours, including 16 in the Mariupol sector, 10 barrages in the Luhansk sector, and four in the Donetsk sector, according to the press center of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. In the Donetsk sector, Russia`s hybrid military force...

    Three arrested in alleged scheme to export sensitive U.S. technology to Russia
    Oct07

    Three arrested in alleged scheme to export sensitive U.S. technology to Russia

    A U.S. citizen and two Russian nationals were arrested on Thursday on charges relating to the alleged illegal export of sensitive military technology from the United States to Russia, the Justice Department said, as reported by Reuters. The department said Alexey Barysheff of Brooklyn, New York – a naturalized U.S. citizen – was...

    Russia formally charges Ukrainian journalist Sushchenko with espionage
    Oct07

    Russia formally charges Ukrainian journalist Sushchenko with espionage

    The investigation has indicted Ukrainian journalist of Ukrinform news agency Roman Sushchenko for espionage, according to the journalist`s lawyer, Mark Feygin, TASS reports. ”He was charged,” Feygin said. According to the lawyer, the investigator continued to read out the indictment as he spoke. As UNIAN reported earlier, the Russian Federal...

    Ukrainian banking sector`s external debt shrinks to $10.5 bln
    Oct07

    Ukrainian banking sector`s external debt shrinks to $10.5 bln

    The Ukrainian banking sector`s gross external debt in the first half of 2016 decreased by $2.3 billion to $10.5 billion, as stated in the first edition of ”Review of the Banking Sector” prepared by the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU). The document was presented during a briefing at the NBU. According to the NBU, the reduction of debt has resulted...

    Ukraine`s parliament okays establishment of national road fund
    Oct07

    Ukraine`s parliament okays establishment of national road fund

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Ukraine`s parliament, has adopted a bill to establish a national road fund to finance repairs and construction of roads and highways in the country. Some 286 lawmakers voted for the adoption of bill No. 4014a in first reading on amendments to the law of Ukraine about sources of financing road facilities of Ukraine...

    Ukrainians lodge 2,000 individual complaints against Russia with the European Court of Human Rights
    Oct07

    Ukrainians lodge 2,000 individual complaints against Russia with the European Court of Human Rights

    Ukrainian Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko has said that Ukrainian citizens have lodged more than 2,000 individual complaints against Russia with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), a UNIAN correspondent reported. The minister recalled that within the framework of the free legal aid system, it was decided to create a ”big project that would...

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.85 to dollar on interbank market
    Oct07

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.85 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Friday strengthened to UAH 25.80/25.85 to the dollar by the middle of trade, a broker at a commercial bank has told an UNIAN correspondent. Thus, the national currency has strengthened by four kopiykas against the U.S. dollar as compared to the opening of trade. Hryvnia...

    Forces successfully disengaged from Bohdanivka-Petrivske area in Donbas
    Oct07

    Forces successfully disengaged from Bohdanivka-Petrivske area in Donbas

    The disengagement of forces and hardware has been held successfully near the villages of Bohdanivka and Petrivske close to the contact line in Donetsk region, according to Ukrainian Defense Ministry spokesman for Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) issues Andriy Lysenko, a UNIAN correspondent reported. ”At 11:00 local time on Friday, the forces and...

    EU proposes to increase Ukraine grain exports
    Oct07

    EU proposes to increase Ukraine grain exports

    The European Commission has proposed that the European Union increase its Ukrainian grain imports duty-free, according to World Grain. The EU is Ukraine`s largest trading partner, accounting for more than 40% of its trade in 2015, World Grain reports. ”We hope this can give a positive boost to the Ukrainian economy,” said Cecilia Malmstr?m, the...

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