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    Global stocks singed, bonds surge as Brexit fears flare: Reuters
    Jul06

    Global stocks singed, bonds surge as Brexit fears flare: Reuters

    Asian share markets turned tail on Wednesday as fears over instability in the European Union returned with a vengeance, sending the pound to three-decade lows and hammering risky assets of all stripes, according to Reuters.In frantic trading reminiscent of the fateful Friday after Britain voted to abandon the EU, sterling shed a full U.S. cent in...

    Ukrainian Colonel freed after 2 yrs of militant captivity
    Jul06

    Ukrainian Colonel freed after 2 yrs of militant captivity

    Ivan Beziazykov, Colonel of the Ukrainian Armed Forces has been released after two years spent in militant captivity, press secretary of the Ukrainian president Svyatoslav Tsegolko wrote on Twitter.”Chairman of the SBU has just reported to the President on the release of Colonel of the Armed Forces Ivan Beziazykov, who was held captive since...

    RHCP`s Flea plays bandura in Kyiv
    Jul06

    RHCP`s Flea plays bandura in Kyiv

    California rockers Red Hot Chili Peppers recently arrived in Kyiv to perform at the U-Park Festival, according to Ukraine Today.Ukrainian model Nadiya Shapoval published the photos of the band members on Instagram, Ukraine Today reported.The musicians paid a visit to the girl, while bass guitarist Flea even tried to play the bandura for...

    Russian proxies attack Ukraine 61 times in last day, use 152mm artillery in Shyrokyne
    Jul06

    Russian proxies attack Ukraine 61 times in last day, use 152mm artillery in Shyrokyne

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked the Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 61 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.In the Mariupol sector, 29 cases of enemy fire were recorded. In particular, the militants fired 152mm artillery systems as well as 120mm...

    Ukraine`s IT-startup wins international contest, EUR 100,000 investment
    Jul06

    Ukraine`s IT-startup wins international contest, EUR 100,000 investment

    Live audio broadcast mobile application Roopor, created by the Ukrainian Yarche digital agency, is among the winners of the international contest Publicis90, receiving a EUR 100,000 investment, according to Ukraine Today.6,000 teams from all over the world took part in the contest, however, only 90 projects won – including the Ukrainian startup,...

    PrivatBank – Ukraine`s only bank in Top 1000 World Banks
    Jul06

    PrivatBank – Ukraine`s only bank in Top 1000 World Banks

    PrivatBank has become the only Ukrainian bank that has been named one of the world`s largest banks according to the prestigious Top 1000 World Banks 2016 ranking published annually by The Banker, an English-language monthly international financial affairs publication.It is noted that despite Ukraine`s economic hardships, PrivatBank remains the...

    Savchenko speaks about direct talks with militants
    Jul06

    Savchenko speaks about direct talks with militants

    Member of the Ukrainian Parliament Nadia Savchenko said that the talks with the militant leaders can be held on a neutral territory, according to Novaya Gazeta.Savchenko has noted that the militants are ready for such informal negotiations.”They are ready. But Russia wouldn`t let them, while I am being stopped by Ukraine. But I believe we will...

    Ukraine`s UX index peaks since year-start
    Jul05

    Ukraine`s UX index peaks since year-start

    During trading on Tuesday, July 5, Ukrainian Stock Exchange index hit its highest level since the year start, registering at 735.94, according to a posting published on the Ukrainian Stock Exchange`s website.According to Executive Director of Univer investment group Oleksiy Sukhorukov, the growth of the index has been propped up by positive...

    ”Not patriots”: EU`s Juncker mocks resigning Brexiteers – Reuters
    Jul05

    ”Not patriots”: EU`s Juncker mocks resigning Brexiteers – Reuters

    Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage have shown a lack of patriotism in quitting ahead of the negotiations for Britain`s withdrawal from the European Union which they fought for, EU chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker said on Tuesday, Reuters reported.”Yesterday`s shining heroes of Brexit have become the sorrowful heroes of today,” the European...

    French Foreign Ministry comments on intention of some French MPs to visit Crimea
    Jul05

    French Foreign Ministry comments on intention of some French MPs to visit Crimea

    The position of France regarding Russia`s illegal annexation of Crimea remains unchanged, the Embassy of the French Republic in Ukraine emphasized in its statement referring to details of the press briefing by Romain Nadal, French Ministry of Foreign Affairs` spokesman.The statement was issued in response to some media reports saying that a group...

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