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    Ukrainian Cabinet`s economic outlook for 2017: 3% growth, 8% inflation
    Sep14

    Ukrainian Cabinet`s economic outlook for 2017: 3% growth, 8% inflation

    The Cabinet of Ministers has kept the economic growth forecast for 2017 at 3%, with the inflation rate of 8.1%, and an 8.7% unemployment, considering these figures as a base for the formation of the budget for 2017, according to First Deputy Prime Minister, Economy Minister Stepan Kubiv. ”GDP growth is projected at 3%, inflation at 8.1%, the...

    NBU to announce decision on restrictions on forex today
    Sep14

    NBU to announce decision on restrictions on forex today

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) will release today, September 14, its decision regarding the extension or cancellation of administrative restrictions on the foreign exchange market, introduced in 2014-2015 to stabilize the national currency. The NBU press service said the regulator has not yet made the decision regarding Resolution No. 342 ”On...

    Ukrainian Prosecutor General`s Office interrogates Orthodox Church Metropolitan Onufriy
    Sep14

    Ukrainian Prosecutor General`s Office interrogates Orthodox Church Metropolitan Onufriy

    The Prosecutor General`s Office has interrogated Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate Metropolitan Onufriy as a witness in the case of illegal imprisonment of former head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Volodymyr and a metropolitan Drabynko, Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko said in an interview with Channel 24....

    Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine sets up Anti-Money Laundering Council
    Sep14

    Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine sets up Anti-Money Laundering Council

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine within the framework of counteracting legalization of proceeds from crime has created a Special Advisory Board headed by the leadership of the State Financial Monitoring Service of Ukraine, whose task will be to coordinate the activities of various authorities in the fight against illegal financial flows and...

    Democratic Party says it was hacked again, blames Russians – Reuters
    Sep14

    Democratic Party says it was hacked again, blames Russians – Reuters

    The head of the Democratic National Committee said on Tuesday the organization had been hacked by Russian state-sponsored agents who were trying to influence the U.S. presidential election, after a similar leak in July roiled the party, Reuters reported. A link to the documents was posted on WikiLeaks` Twitter account and attributed to alleged...

    Ukrainian national telecommunications operator Ukrtelecom privatized virtually for free – Prosecutor General
    Sep14

    Ukrainian national telecommunications operator Ukrtelecom privatized virtually for free – Prosecutor General

    Ukrainian national telecommunications operator Ukrtelecom had been acquired by a Cyprus investor very cheaply, virtually for a penny, Ukraine Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko told Ukrainian 24 TV channel. Lutsenko said a Cyprus-based company had paid several hundred million hryvnias to buy Ukrtelecom. ”After that, the telecom company was pledged...

    NSDC of Ukraine approves 2017 defense budget at no less than 5% of GDP
    Sep14

    NSDC of Ukraine approves 2017 defense budget at no less than 5% of GDP

    The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) at its Tuesday meeting reviewed the defense budget for 2017, which would amount to over UAH 129 billion, the NSDC press service reported. ”Upon the review, the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers was tasked with ensuring the provision of funding for the defense and security sector in the...

    “Ceasefire” in Donbas: militants increase number of attacks, sniper groups involved
    Sep14

    “Ceasefire” in Donbas: militants increase number of attacks, sniper groups involved

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 56 times in the past 24 hours, including 14 times in the Mariupol sector, 37 times in the Donetsk sector, and five times in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. In the Donetsk sector, the enemy...

    Ukrainian man tells of FSB attempting to recruit him at border check point
    Sep14

    Ukrainian man tells of FSB attempting to recruit him at border check point

    The SBU Security Service of Ukraine has exposed an attempt of the security services of the Russian Federation to persuade a citizen of Ukraine to covert cooperation. According to the SBU`s press center, an activist of a volunteer movement, who lives in one of the border areas of Luhansk region, was detained by Russian border guards at Rovenki...

    71st General Assembly session opens in NY
    Sep14

    71st General Assembly session opens in NY

    The United Nations General Assembly today opened its 71st session, with an emphasis on ensuring that implementation of the new global development goals, adopted by its 193 Member States last year, is well underway, according to the United Nations press center. ”The 70th Session launched the SDGs [Sustainable Development Goals], and for...

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