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    EU to decide on sanctions against supporters of Crimea and Donbas occupiers Sep 6
    Sep06

    EU to decide on sanctions against supporters of Crimea and Donbas occupiers Sep 6

    The European Union on Wednesday, September 7, will take a decision regarding sanctions applicable to 146 individuals and 37 companies for violation of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels reported citing its sources in the European Council. The decision will be taken at the meeting of the...

    Ukrainian journalists find most popular countries for fleeing corrupt officials
    Sep06

    Ukrainian journalists find most popular countries for fleeing corrupt officials

    The Nashi Groshi investigatory journalism website has decided to experiment by placing powerful fugitives from Ukraine on the world map. It is noted that the most popular destination for those suspected of corruption is Russia, a report says. Among those who are currently hiding in Russia are former Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov, former...

    Ukraine coal imports worth US$900 mln, with lion`s share coming from Russia
    Sep06

    Ukraine coal imports worth US$900 mln, with lion`s share coming from Russia

    Ukraine imported US$902.2 million worth of bituminous and anthracite coal in January-August 2016, according to the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine (SFSU). In particular, Ukraine imported US$594.9 million worth of coal from Russia and US$132.7 million worth of coal from the United States. Coal shipments from Australia were valued at US$49.5...

    General Staff reveals structure of Russian-occupation forces in Donbas
    Sep06

    General Staff reveals structure of Russian-occupation forces in Donbas

    A total of 6,000 Russian servicemen and 35,000 militants controlled by the Russian Armed Forces are fighting in Donbas as of August 2016, according to data of the General Staff, which has been published by Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister on European and Euroatlantic Integration Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze on Facebook. An infographics was also...

    NBU maintains inflation forecast, awaiting IMF loan to stabilize exchange rate
    Sep06

    NBU maintains inflation forecast, awaiting IMF loan to stabilize exchange rate

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) repeated its inflation forecast of 12% for 2016 and 8% for 2017, despite volatilities on the currency market, as stated in a commentary by NBU Deputy Governor Oleh Churiy for UNIAN. Churiy has outlined several positive factors on the foreign exchange market that will allow maintaining inflation at the current...

    Cyprus seizes EUR 2 mln assets of Ukrainian businessman – PGO
    Sep06

    Cyprus seizes EUR 2 mln assets of Ukrainian businessman – PGO

    Cyprus law enforcers have seized EUR 2 million in assets belonging to a Ukrainian businessman, Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine (PGO) Eugene Enin wrote on Facebook. The name of the businessman was not disclosed. A decision by the Ukrainian court is expected shortly. ”Just recently, the Cypriots have responded to our question and said they...

    Rada authorizes arrest of fugitive judge Chaus, known for keeping bribes in glass jars
    Sep06

    Rada authorizes arrest of fugitive judge Chaus, known for keeping bribes in glass jars

    Ukraine`s Verkhovna Rada authorized the arrest on September 6 of the notorious judge of Kyiv`s Dniprovsky district court Mykola Chaus, who is suspected of taking a US$150,000 bribe. Legislative bills No. 5070 on detention and No. 5071 on arrest and remand of Chaus were backed by 281 and 279 MPs, respectively. As was reported, the National...

    Gazprom asks Ukraine to ensure 20% increase in Russia gas transit volume through its territory
    Sep06

    Gazprom asks Ukraine to ensure 20% increase in Russia gas transit volume through its territory

    Russian gas monopoly Gazprom has requested NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine to allow a 20% increase in gas passing through Ukraine, Naftogaz reported on its website. ”Today, Gazprom has increased its gas transmission order via Ukraine to Europe by 20%. The volume requested for transmission equals 282 million cubic meters per day. The increase is several...

    Cache of ammunition found in Luhansk region – proof of Russian presence in Donbas (photo and video)
    Sep06

    Cache of ammunition found in Luhansk region – proof of Russian presence in Donbas (photo and video)

    A cache of ammunition has recently been found in the village of Bezhynove in the Luhansk region, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters wrote on Facebook. ”This includes dozens of boxes of ammunition of different calibers, including armor-piercing and sniper munitions, flares, TNT blocks, anti-tank mines, and grenades,” the...

    Ukrainian Air Force received refurbished anti-aircraft S-300PS missile system
    Sep06

    Ukrainian Air Force received refurbished anti-aircraft S-300PS missile system

    Ukraine`s major state-owned arms manufacturer Ukroboronprom has delivered a modernized and refurbished S-300PS anti-aircraft missile system to the Ukrainian Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the company`s press service reported. The service life of the military equipment was extended for seven years after repairs. ”Nowadays, the company`s...

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