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    Media reports more cases of unfair tenders held by Ukrzaliznytsia
    Aug17

    Media reports more cases of unfair tenders held by Ukrzaliznytsia

    Center for Provision of Production, a branch of Public Joint Stock Company Ukrainian Railways (Ukrzaliznytsia), has once against found itself at the center of a corruption scandal, the Holos Ukrainy newspaper reported. The state-owned company is accused of protectionism towards the company Hanuman in connection with the purchase of fasteners...

    Trump demotes Manafort after scandal over ties to Ukraine
    Aug17

    Trump demotes Manafort after scandal over ties to Ukraine

    Donald J. Trump has shaken up his presidential campaign for the second time in two months, hiring a top executive from the conservative website Breitbart News and promoting a senior adviser in an effort to right his faltering campaign, according to The New York Times. Stephen Bannon, the executive chairman of Breitbart News LLC, will become the...

    NBU makes decision on liquidation of Eurobank PJSC
    Aug17

    NBU makes decision on liquidation of Eurobank PJSC

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), following a proposal of the Deposit Guarantee Fund, has issued a decision on withdrawing the banking license and liquidating PJSC Eurobank, according to a post published on the regulator`s website. The NBU stated that PJSC Eurobank was declared insolvent on June 17, 2016, after it was revealed that the bank had...

    Ukrainian Interior Minister Avakov announces large-scale ”cleansing” among generals
    Aug17

    Ukrainian Interior Minister Avakov announces large-scale ”cleansing” among generals

    Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov has submitted for approval a draft proposing a reduction in the posts of generals. ”The proposed cuts: the State Border Guard Service (with about 42,000 people), including 74 generals, will have 14 people remaining; the National Guard (46,000 people), including 38 generals, will have 18 people remaining;...

    Ukraine reports 8 WIA in past 24 hours
    Aug17

    Ukraine reports 8 WIA in past 24 hours

    Eight Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to Oleksandr Motuzianyk, presidential spokesman for ATO issues. ”There were eight wounded in action (WIA),” Motuzianyk said at a briefing in Kyiv on Tuesday, a UNIAN correspondent reported. As UNIAN reported earlier, combined Russian-separatist...

    Hryvnia weakens to UAH 25.15 to dollar on interbank market
    Aug17

    Hryvnia weakens to UAH 25.15 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Wednesday fell to UAH 25.11/25.15 to the dollar by the middle of trade, a broker at a commercial bank has told an UNIAN correspondent. Hryvnia quotes against the euro have settled at UAH 28.2960/28.3360, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH...

    Energoatom sees revenue from electricity sales rise to UAH 23 bln in 7 months
    Aug17

    Energoatom sees revenue from electricity sales rise to UAH 23 bln in 7 months

    State-run enterprise Energoatom, which operates all Ukrainian-based nuclear power plants, reported that its revenue from electricity sales in January-July 2016 grew by 4.4% year-over-year (y-o-y) to UAH 22.731 billion. Wholesale electricity market payments for electricity supplied by Energoatom amounted to UAH 19.932 billion (87.7%) in the...

    Ukraine`s former tax chief Klymenko summoned to PGO for questioning
    Aug17

    Ukraine`s former tax chief Klymenko summoned to PGO for questioning

    The former head of the State Tax Service (2011-2012) and income and tax minister from 2012 to 2014, Oleksandr Klymenko, has been summoned to the Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) for questioning, according to the summons published on the website of the PGO. At 10:00 on August 19, Klymenko must appear in the second investigative department of the...

    Toretsk mayor suspected of infringing on territorial integrity of Ukraine
    Aug17

    Toretsk mayor suspected of infringing on territorial integrity of Ukraine

    Donetsk region prosecutor Yevhen Bondarenko has officially handed over to Volodymyr Sliptsov, mayor of the town of Toretsk, a message that he is suspected of being involved in the infringement of the territorial integrity of Ukraine and being part of a terrorist organization, the press service of the prosecutor`s office in Donetsk region told a...

    OCCRP: International trade with Crimea ongoing despite sanctions
    Aug17

    OCCRP: International trade with Crimea ongoing despite sanctions

    After Russian troops occupied the Crimean peninsula two years ago, the Kyiv government moved to block trade at all commercial ports, however, more than 600 vessels have reportedly entered Crimean ports in the past two years, according to a report published on the website of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP). The OCCRP...

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