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    Ukraine`s privatization revenues fall by half
    Aug18

    Ukraine`s privatization revenues fall by half

    Receipts of the Ukrainian national budget from privatization of state-owned assets in January through July 2016 amounted to UAH 58.76 million, which was twice as low as the amount received during the same period last year, according to Ukraine`s State Property Fund (SPF). The SPF central and regional administration sold 72 state-owned assets...

    SBU detains ISIS militant in Kharkiv, Ukraine
    Aug18

    SBU detains ISIS militant in Kharkiv, Ukraine

    A 39-year-old citizen of a Central Asian country, who is wanted by Interpol for his involvement with international terrorist organization ”Islamic State” (IS), has been detained in Kharkiv by the SBU Security Service of Ukraine and the border guards. According to the SBU press center, in November 2013, the man went to the Russian Federation for...

    Ex-head of Ukraine`s investment agency, wanted by police, detained in Panama
    Aug18

    Ex-head of Ukraine`s investment agency, wanted by police, detained in Panama

    Former head of the State Agency for Investment and National Projects of Ukraine Vladyslav Kaskiv has been detained by Panamanian law enforcement authorities, Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko said. ”We`ve just got a message about the arrest of Mr. Kaskiv in Panama, who is suspected by us and is on the international wanted list under...

    Ukraine sees power exports grow by 9% since start of year
    Aug18

    Ukraine sees power exports grow by 9% since start of year

    Ukraine boosted power exports by 9% in January-July 2016 compared with the same period in 2015 to 2,460 billion kWh, the press service of Ukraine`s Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry reported. Power exports in July decreased by 40.3% year-on-year (y-o-y) to 271.3 million kWh. As UNIAN reported earlier, power exports in Ukraine increased by...

    Ukraine reports 3 KIA, 6 WIA in past 24 hours
    Aug18

    Ukraine reports 3 KIA, 6 WIA in past 24 hours

    Three Ukrainian soldiers were killed and another six were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to Oleksandr Motuzianyk, presidential spokesman for ATO issues. ”There were three killed in action (KIA) and six wounded in action (WIA),” he said at a briefing in Kyiv on Thursday, a UNIAN correspondent reported. As...

    Pyatt bids adieu to Ukraine
    Aug18

    Pyatt bids adieu to Ukraine

    Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt remembered the time of the Maidan while biding adieu to Ukraine. ”Saying goodbye but taking memories of Maidan and the heroism and sacrifices I witnessed while serving the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv,” Pyatt wrote on Twitter. As UNIAN reported earlier, on July 15, the U.S. Senate confirmed Marie L....

    Pension Fund debt can be restructured: State Treasury Head
    Aug18

    Pension Fund debt can be restructured: State Treasury Head

    Head of the State Treasury Service Tetiana Slyuz believes that the Pension Fund can restructure its debt to the State Treasury Service of Ukraine, which amounted to UAH 48 billion as of August 1. ”The first and foremost way to repay the debt can be through its restructuring for several years, with determination of real repayment sources....

    Border guards report 100 militant attacks on their positions in 2016
    Aug18

    Border guards report 100 militant attacks on their positions in 2016

    Russian-backed forces once again attacked the positions of border guards on the line of road corridors yesterday, Ukrainian Border Guard Service press secretary Oleh Slobodyan wrote on Facebook. In the first case, grenade launchers were fired on the Zolote entry/exit control checkpoint, which is currently closed, he stated. The forces also fired...

    In last few months, Putin offering Obama deal unprofitable for Ukraine: The Times
    Aug18

    In last few months, Putin offering Obama deal unprofitable for Ukraine: The Times

    Moscow is trying to negotiate with the United States on Ukraine before the election of a new American president, Roger Boyes wrote in his article for The Times titled ”Vultures are circling for lame-duck Obama” published on August 17, 2016. ”Obama should be waking up to what he has brought about: a new military axis in the Middle East bonded by...

    Toretsk mayor arrested for 60 days, cannot get bail
    Aug18

    Toretsk mayor arrested for 60 days, cannot get bail

    Kramatorsk town court has granted the request of the prosecutor`s office and arrested Volodymyr Sliptsov, mayor of the town of Toretsk, for 60 days, according to Novosti Donbasa. The court fully satisfied the petition of the prosecutor`s office. The article, under which Sliptsov has been arrested, does not provide for the right to bail....

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