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    Ukraine MFA on possible visas with Russia: Risks being evaluated
    Oct07

    Ukraine MFA on possible visas with Russia: Risks being evaluated

    Head of the Consular Service Department under the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Oleksandr Haman has said that the possible introduction of a visa regime for Russian citizens arriving in Ukraine is being analyzed by the ministry in view of risks. ”Risks from the possible introduction of visas for the citizens of Russia are being evaluated...

    NYT: Next U.S. president, Putin`s fourth, inherits sinking Russia ties
    Oct07

    NYT: Next U.S. president, Putin`s fourth, inherits sinking Russia ties

    Confronted by Russia in Syria, Ukraine and cyberspace, the next U.S. president will be the fourth to face Vladimir Putin and the challenge of deterring a Kremlin often more willing than the White House to take risk and project power, according to The New York Times. Over the last four years, the Russian president has annexed Crimea and...

    Finland announces violation of its airspace by Russian SU-27
    Oct07

    Finland announces violation of its airspace by Russian SU-27

    A possible violation of Finnish airspace by a Russian SU-27 fighter has been detected in the Gulf of Finland south of Porvoo at about 16:43 local time on Thursday, October 6, according to the Finnish Ministry of Defense. The suspected violation of Finnish airspace continued approximately one minute, and sided Finnish airspace for about 13...

    Oil curves move above $50 as financial confidence in crude rises
    Oct07

    Oil curves move above $50 as financial confidence in crude rises

    U.S. oil futures held above $50 per barrel on Friday as the entire crude forward curve pushed above that level in a sign that financial markets have increasing confidence in the sector, according to Reuters. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) futures CLc1 settled at $50.44 per barrel on Thursday – the first settlement above $50 since June...

    Brazilian man who fought for ”DPR” detained at Boryspil airport
    Oct07

    Brazilian man who fought for ”DPR” detained at Boryspil airport

    Ukrainian prosecutors and the SBU security Service on Thursday, October 6, detained at Kyiv`s Boryspil airport a citizen of Brazil who participated in hostilities in Donbas on the side of ”DPR” terrorist organization and engaged in recruiting mercenaries, according to the press service of Kyiv prosecutor`s office. In the period between September...

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 25.88 to dollar
    Oct07

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 25.88 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Thursday evening strengthened the official hryvnia exchange rate by one kopiyka, bringing the national currency to UAH 25.88 to the dollar. The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for October 7: $100 costs UAH 2,588.8929 (on October 6, it was UAH...

    Satellite images show activity at North Korea nuclear test site
    Oct07

    Satellite images show activity at North Korea nuclear test site

    An increase in activity at North Korea`s nuclear test site could signal preparations for a new test or a collection of data from its last one, a U.S.-based monitoring group said on Friday, citing satellite images, according to Reuters. The 38 North group, run by Johns Hopkins University`s School of Advanced International Studies, said there was...

    173 Ukrainian troops killed in Donbas in 2016 – Defense Minister
    Oct07

    173 Ukrainian troops killed in Donbas in 2016 – Defense Minister

    173 Ukrainian military servicemen have been killed during the Anti-Terrorist Operation in the 173 Ukrainian servicemen have died since the beginning of 2016, Ukraine`s Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak said during a meeting with the Chief of the Defense Staff of the Armed Forces of Sweden Dennis Gyllensporre held in Stockholm, the press service of...

    Ukraine border guards say no technical difficulties to ensue if visa regime with Russia introduced
    Oct07

    Ukraine border guards say no technical difficulties to ensue if visa regime with Russia introduced

    The State Border Guard Service of Ukraine is ready to the introduction of visa travel with the Russian Federation, according to the agency chief, Viktor Nazarenko, 112.ua reports. ”If this [visa travel] mode is introduced, there would be no additional serious tasks for us in terms of the operational management that could in some way affect the...

    Ukraine`s agriculture ministry forecasts higher grape yield in 2016
    Oct07

    Ukraine`s agriculture ministry forecasts higher grape yield in 2016

    Viticulture expert from Ukraine`s Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food Volodymyr Pustovit says grape yield in Ukraine is projected to grow by 20-30% in 2016, to 400,000 tonnes. ”This year winegrowers will see higher yields as compared to the previous year, up by 20-30% with respect to all categories of the industry,” said Pustovit, the deputy...

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