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    Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine readies to press charges in case of Party of Regions` ”black accounts”
    Sep16

    Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine readies to press charges in case of Party of Regions` ”black accounts”

    The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) in the framework of investigation of the case of ”black accounts” of the Party of Regions intends to announce a series of suspicions, NABU Chief Artem Sytnik told journalists, a UNIAN correspondent reported. ”Now we are preparing to press charges in this case, as the signatures and handwriting...

    Ukraine to allocate UAH 14 bln in excise tax revenues for road construction next year
    Sep16

    Ukraine to allocate UAH 14 bln in excise tax revenues for road construction next year

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine next year plans to use proceeds from excise tax payments and allocate UAH 14.2 billion from tax collections for repairs and construction of roads, according to Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman. The government also plans to additionally attract $1 billion in the context of cooperation with international...

    Kyiv expects to receive $1 bln in U.S. loan guarantees by end of September
    Sep16

    Kyiv expects to receive $1 bln in U.S. loan guarantees by end of September

    Ukraine expects to receive $1 billion of loan guarantees from the U.S. Government by the end of September and to issue Eurobonds, a source in the government told UNIAN. ”We think, [it will happen in] the end of the month,” the source said. The receipt of funds has become possible following the positive decision of the International Monetary Fund...

    Poroshenko: Sanctions only mechanism to keep Putin at negotiating table
    Sep16

    Poroshenko: Sanctions only mechanism to keep Putin at negotiating table

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has urged the international community to impose new sectoral sanctions against Russia for its occupation of Crimea and Donbas, a UNIAN correspondent reported. ”Perhaps it is time to respond to Russia`s actions in the occupied territories, including in relation to Crimean Tatars. This means that it is necessary...

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 30 times in last day, use 120mm and 82mm mortars
    Sep16

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 30 times in last day, use 120mm and 82mm mortars

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 30 times in the past 24 hours, including 16 times in the Mariupol sector, 12 times in the Donetsk sector and twice in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. View map in full size In the Donetsk...

    Ukraine PM announced the plan to set up UAH 3.5-4 bln energy fund
    Sep16

    Ukraine PM announced the plan to set up UAH 3.5-4 bln energy fund

    Ukraine`s Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has announced the Government`s plans to stimulate domestic natural gas production in Ukraine and set up an energy efficiency fund with the budget of UAH 3.5-4 billion, as provided for in the 2017 draft budget, with the view of making Ukraine fully self-sufficient in the energy sector within four to five...

    EU to allocate EUR 600 mln to Ukraine if necessary laws adopted
    Sep16

    EU to allocate EUR 600 mln to Ukraine if necessary laws adopted

    The European Union will provide Ukraine with the second tranche of macro-financial assistance in the amount of EUR 600 million before the end of this year if the required legislative changes are adopted, Vice-President of the European Commission for the Euro and Social Dialogue Valdis Dombrovskis said during a meeting with Ukrainian Prime...

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.90 to dollar on interbank market
    Sep16

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.90 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Friday strengthened to UAH 25.85/25.90 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 20 kopiykas against the U.S. dollar as compared to the opening of trade. Hryvnia...

    Naftogaz warns changes of Statute threaten loan receipt required to buy gas
    Sep16

    Naftogaz warns changes of Statute threaten loan receipt required to buy gas

    National Joint Stock Company Naftogaz of Ukraine states that changes of the company`s statute initiated by the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade jeopardize the allocation of a $500 loan for Naftogaz necessary to carry out gas purchases, the company`s press service reported. ”These events jeopardize the conclusion of a loan agreement by...

    Poroshenko announces return of another prisoner to Ukraine
    Sep16

    Poroshenko announces return of another prisoner to Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko hopes that Ukrainian prisoner Volodymyr Zhemchuhov will return to Ukraine tomorrow, a UNIAN correspondent reported. ”I can give you a little bit of optimism: we have a great hope that tomorrow we will bring Zhemchuhov home,” Poroshenko said at the annual meeting of Yalta European Strategy (YES) in Kyiv. As...

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