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    U.S. agrees to help enhance Ukrainian forces, dispatches adviser – Reuters
    Sep08

    U.S. agrees to help enhance Ukrainian forces, dispatches adviser – Reuters

    The United States and Ukraine on Thursday agreed to cooperate on defense technology and improve Ukraine`s forces in a move aimed at boosting Ukrainian defense and enhancing U.S. assistance, the Pentagon said, according to Reuters. U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak signed the partnership agreement...

    Russian military terminate contracts not to fight in Donbas – Tymchuk
    Sep08

    Russian military terminate contracts not to fight in Donbas – Tymchuk

    Early termination of contracts has been increased among servicemen of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation involved in the fighting in Donbas so they might return to Russia, head of the Information Resistance Group and MP Dmytro Tymchuk wrote on Facebook. According to Tymchuk, one of the reasons for this termination of contracts is the...

    Ukrainian farmers gather nearly 39 mln tonnes of grain by Sept 1
    Sep08

    Ukrainian farmers gather nearly 39 mln tonnes of grain by Sept 1

    Ukrainian farmers have threshed 38.6 million tonnes of grain and leguminous crops, including corn, as of September 7, from 9.9 million ha of land, as compared to 37.4 million tonnes on the same date last year, according to the Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry`s press service. The average yield capacity of grain crops is 39 centners per ha,...

    Beijing setting up G20`s first center to aid corruption fight
    Sep08

    Beijing setting up G20`s first center to aid corruption fight

    China is moving quickly to implement the anti-corruption consensus reached at the G20 Summit, which ended on Monday in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, by setting up the group`s first anti-graft research center in Beijing, according to China Daily. The center will provide intelligence support in the hunt for economic fugitives and confiscation of...

    Prosecutors know terms of Kaskiv`s extradition to Ukraine
    Sep08

    Prosecutors know terms of Kaskiv`s extradition to Ukraine

    The Prosecutor General`s Office of Ukraine (PGO) expects that Vladyslav Kaskiv, the former head of the State Agency for Investment and National Projects of Ukraine, who is accused of a large-scale embezzlement, will be extradited to Ukraine in two to three months. Kaskiv was detained in Panama, and the PGO has received an official confirmation...

    NATO to support Ukraine despite Russian criticism – Stoltenberg
    Sep08

    NATO to support Ukraine despite Russian criticism – Stoltenberg

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said that criticism of NATO by Russia for its supporting Ukraine has no grounds, as every independent country has the right to ask for the Alliance`s support, according to the news portal Evropeiska Pravda. ”Russia criticizes our support of Ukraine. But Ukraine is an independent state, and it has asked...

    36% of Ukrainians know nothing about EU assistance to Ukraine – Poll
    Sep08

    36% of Ukrainians know nothing about EU assistance to Ukraine – Poll

    About one-third of respondents believe that the EU provides assistance to Ukraine in the fight against corruption, about 22% in the sphere of defense and security and 19.3% in reforms of public administration. At the same time, more than one-third of respondents do not know about the EU`s help to Ukraine, according to a study by the Center for...

    Ukraine state debt projected to reach 80% of GDP by end of 2016
    Sep08

    Ukraine state debt projected to reach 80% of GDP by end of 2016

    Ukraine`s state and state-guaranteed debt, estimated at US$67 billion in late July, or 77% of the country`s GDP, is projected to increase to US$ 68 billion, or 80% of GDP, by the end of 2016, but will decline to 75% of GDP in 2017, chief economist at Dragon Capital Olena Belan has told UNIAN. ”We expect a slight acceleration in growth of the...

    Azarov wins Ukrainian pension in court
    Sep08

    Azarov wins Ukrainian pension in court

    Kyiv`s Podil District Court has ordered the Pension Fund to restore the accrual and payment of pensions to former Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov, Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko wrote on Facebook. Kyiv`s Podil District Court has ordered the Pension Fund to restore the accrual and payment of pensions to former Ukrainian Prime...

    Ukraine Border Guard Service fines 38 crews on vessels that entered occupied Crimea
    Sep08

    Ukraine Border Guard Service fines 38 crews on vessels that entered occupied Crimea

    Officers of the State Border Service of Ukraine said that 38 crew members from vessels that sailed into the temporarily occupied Crimea have been fined, the Border Service reported. It is noted that a special division within the Border Service is equipped with a modern system of monitoring the territorial waters, which enables a remote monitoring...

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