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    Ukraine`s public debt up $67.1 bln since year-start
    Jul28

    Ukraine`s public debt up $67.1 bln since year-start

    The total amount of Ukraine`s public and publicly guaranteed debt in June has risen to $67.1 billion, which is 2.5%, or $1.610 billion, more than in the beginning of 2016, the Ministry of Finance reported on its website.According to the ministry, the total amount of public and publicly guaranteed debt as of late June amounted to UAH 1.668...

    Russian Su-24 downed upon order from ex-PM Davutoglu – Hurriyet
    Jul28

    Russian Su-24 downed upon order from ex-PM Davutoglu – Hurriyet

    Former Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has stressed that it was he who gave the order for the shooting of a Russian plane in November last year, adding that the order was not for a specific plane but a general instruction for the defense of Turkish skies, Hurriyet Daily News reports.”Within our state`s customs, the prime minister gives the...

    Ukraine Intel reveals names of 20 Russian snipers deployed in Donbas
    Jul28

    Ukraine Intel reveals names of 20 Russian snipers deployed in Donbas

    The Ukrainian military intelligence has identified Russian servicemen from a snipers platoon of the 5th Separate Motorized Rifle Brigade (No. 08805, located in Makiivka) of the 1st Army Corps (Donetsk) of the Center of Territorial Troops (Russia`s Novocherkassk) of the Southern Military District (Russia`s Rostov-on-Don) of the Armed Forces of the...

    Patriarch Filaret: No Ukraine if church dependent on Moscow
    Jul28

    Patriarch Filaret: No Ukraine if church dependent on Moscow

    Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate, Patriarch of Kyiv and All Rus-Ukraine, Patriarch Filaret, said there would be no Ukraine if the church was dependent upon Moscow, according to a UNIAN correspondent.”If the church is dependent on Moscow, Ukraine will cease to exist, and Putin is well aware of it. Therefore, he...

    NBU chief expects $2.7 bln for Ukraine in 2 IMF tranches before year end
    Jul28

    NBU chief expects $2.7 bln for Ukraine in 2 IMF tranches before year end

    The National Bank expects to receive the next tranche of the IMF in late August, awaiting a total of two tranches of the loan before the end of 2016, Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Valeriya Gontareva told reporters at a Kyiv briefing Thursday.”We hope [it happens] late August,” said Gontareva, responding to a question about the...

    Ukraine`s central bank lowers refinancing rate to 15.5%
    Jul28

    Ukraine`s central bank lowers refinancing rate to 15.5%

    The Board of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has decided to lower the refinancing rate by one percentage notch to 15.5% as of July 29, from 16.5% per annum, which will be a cut for the fourth consecutive month.The NBU said further liberalization of the monetary policy in Ukraine became possible due to decreasing inflation, which was 6.9% in...

    Toropov appointed Russia`s charge d`affaires in Ukraine
    Jul28

    Toropov appointed Russia`s charge d`affaires in Ukraine

    Sergey Toropov has been appointed Russia`s charge d`affaires in Ukraine, the Russian Foreign Ministry told an UNIAN correspondent.”Sergey Toropov is charge d`affaires of Russia in Ukraine,” the ministry said.As UNIAN reported earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree today, July 28, dismissing Mikhail Zurabov from his post of...

    Shelling of home in Donbas: Lack of evidence, ECHR says
    Jul28

    Shelling of home in Donbas: Lack of evidence, ECHR says

    The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has declared that complaints concerning the shelling of homes in eastern Ukraine are inadmissible due to the lack of evidence, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”In its decision in the case of [Mr] Lisnyy and Others v. Ukraine and Russia (application nos. 5355/15, 44913/15 and 50853/15), the European...

    France to form National Guard to protect citizens
    Jul28

    France to form National Guard to protect citizens

    France is to set up a National Guard to boost security in response to the recent spate of terror attacks, President Francois Hollande announced Thursday, according to politico.eu.Hollande said the unit, created from existing police and military reserve forces, would be formed ”as soon as possible,” politico.eu reported.The Elysee said in a...

    Zurabov dismissed as Russian ambassador to Ukraine
    Jul28

    Zurabov dismissed as Russian ambassador to Ukraine

    Mikhail Zurabov has been dismissed from his post of Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Russia to Ukraine.The relevant decree was signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin.Zurabov was appointed to this post on August 5, 2009 (from January 19, 2010, he was the special representative of the President of the Russian Federation on trade...

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