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    Reuters: Now Russia banned from 2018 Winter Games
    Aug30

    Reuters: Now Russia banned from 2018 Winter Games

    Russia, already suspended from next month`s Rio Paralympics, have also been banned for the winter edition in Pyeongchang, South Korea in 2018 because of a state-sponsored sports doping programme, according to Reuters. The Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) announced the latest punishment handed out by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC)...

    In Ukraine one more suspect detained for fraud at Bank Mykhailivsky
    Aug30

    In Ukraine one more suspect detained for fraud at Bank Mykhailivsky

    One more person was detained for suspected embezzling of depositors` funds at Bank Mykhailivsky, the chief of Kyiv`s National Police Department, Andriy Kryshchenko, wrote on Facebook. ”More good news regarding Bank Mykhailivsky. Yesterday the whereabouts of another member of the criminal group charged with stealing depositors` funds was...

    ABC News: FBI warns of cyberattacks on state election boards
    Aug29

    ABC News: FBI warns of cyberattacks on state election boards

    The FBI is warning all states to tighten security measures related to their online election systems after hackers successfully infiltrated one state board of election and targeted another, according to ABC News. ”The FBI is requesting that states contact their Board of Elections and determine if any similar activity … has been detected,”...

    Ukraine`s consolidated budget deficit touches UAH 23 billion
    Aug29

    Ukraine`s consolidated budget deficit touches UAH 23 billion

    Ukraine`s consolidated budget deficit in the first seven months of 2016 was UAH 22.884 billion, compared to a surplus of UAH 15.392 billion in the same period last year, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) reported on its website. The consolidated budget revenues for the the first seven months of 2016, excluding intergovernmental transfers,...

    President Poroshenko announces  resignation of head of the presidential administration
    Aug29

    President Poroshenko announces resignation of head of the presidential administration

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has appointed Chairman of Kharkiv Regional State Administration, Ihor Rainin, as head of the presidential administration. Poroshenko acknowledged the successful record of Rainin as Chairman of Kharkiv Regional State Administration and expressed the hope that Rainin would be able to extend his successful work...

    Ukraine reports one killed and nine wounded in actions in past 24 hours
    Aug29

    Ukraine reports one killed and nine wounded in actions in past 24 hours

    One Ukrainian soldier was killed and nine others were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to a spokesman for the Ukrainian Presidential Administration. ”There was one killed in action (KIA) and nine wounded in action (WIA),” Andriy Lysenko, administration spokesman for Anti-Terrorist Operation issues, said at a...

    Ukraine`s underground gas stocks exceed 12 bcm
    Aug29

    Ukraine`s underground gas stocks exceed 12 bcm

    Stocks of natural gas in Ukraine`s underground storage facilities grew by 3.6%, or 429 million cubic meters (mcm), from 11.826 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas on August 20 to 12.255 bcm of gas on August 27, according to Ukrtransgaz, operator of Ukraine`s gas transport system. The amount of gas pumped daily into the underground facilities, as of...

    Cabinet resolves to provide free higher education to children of ATO victims
    Aug29

    Cabinet resolves to provide free higher education to children of ATO victims

    The Cabinet of Ministers has ruled that the children of dead members of the Anti-Terrorist Operation shall be admitted to higher educational institutions. The order to provide education was declared in the decree of July 22, 2016 No. 529 was published in the official portal. ”To ensure that the children whose parents (one parent) died while...

    Economy Ministry names key factors that would impact industrial output
    Aug29

    Economy Ministry names key factors that would impact industrial output

    The Ukrainian Ministry of Economic Development and Trade has, in an analytical report, outlined the key factors that will determine the development of Ukraine`s industrial potential. According to the ministry, the factors are price fluctuations in traditional commodity markets for Ukrainian products and restoration of the transport infrastructure...

    Iran deploys Russian long-range missiles at nuclear site
    Aug29

    Iran deploys Russian long-range missiles at nuclear site

    Iranian officials say they have deployed a new Russian-made long-range missile system to protect its Fordo nuclear facility, according to Radio Liberty. General Farzad Esmaili, the commander of Iran`s air defenses, told the state IRIB channel on August 28 that protecting the country`s nuclear facilities is paramount ”in all circumstances,” RFE/RL...

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