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    Luhansk region gets over 90 mln loan for social projects
    Jun22

    Luhansk region gets over 90 mln loan for social projects

    The European Investment Bank as part of the emergency loan program for the restoration of Ukraine for 2016-2017 has provided for the allocation of UAH 350 million in 2016 for the restoration of housing and communal services, road transport infrastructure, energy efficiency measures in schools and health care institutions of Luhansk region, the...

    SBU chief: Though difficult to prove, Russian advisers play key role in Maidan massacre
    Jun22

    SBU chief: Though difficult to prove, Russian advisers play key role in Maidan massacre

    SBU Head Vasyl Hrytsak has said that the ”Russian trace” is the main version in the investigation of the killings of protesters on the Maidan.”I think that the Russian advisers played a key role in this situation,” said Hrytsak.”Now it is very difficult to prove,” said the security chief. ”But then, political leaders conducted regular...

    NBU to announce decision on refinancing rate on June 23
    Jun22

    NBU to announce decision on refinancing rate on June 23

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) will announce its updated monetary policy, including the refinancing rate, on Thursday, June 23.According to the press service of the regulator, the relevant press conference of NBU Governor Valeria Gontareva will take place at 14:00 on June 23. The event will be attended by NBU Deputy Governors Dmytro Sologub...

    Russian FSB tries to recruit Ukrainian diplomat in Moscow
    Jun22

    Russian FSB tries to recruit Ukrainian diplomat in Moscow

    The Russian FSB Federal Security Service made an attempt to recruit Ukrainian diplomat in Moscow, the press center of the SBU Security Service of Ukraine told an UNIAN correspondent.The Russian secret services approached the Ukrainian embassy worker via his classmate from a Military School, who today is a retired colonel of the Russian armed...

    Ukraine officials lay flowers at Tomb of Unknown Soldier
    Jun22

    Ukraine officials lay flowers at Tomb of Unknown Soldier

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko took part in the ceremony of laying flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Kyiv on the occasion of the Day of mourning and commemorating war victims in Ukraine, according to an UNIAN correspondent.The ceremony was also attended by Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, Chairman of the Verkhovna...

    Ukraine marks Day of mourning, commemorating victims of war
    Jun22

    Ukraine marks Day of mourning, commemorating victims of war

    On Wednesday, June 22, Ukraine marks the Day of mourning and commemorating the victims of war.The commemorative date has been set by decree of President of Ukraine of November 17, 2000.On the morning of June 22, 1941, the troops of Nazi Germany invaded Soviet territory without declaring war. The invasion was followed by massive airstrikes on...

    Oil prices above $50, buoyed by U.S. stock draw – Reuters
    Jun22

    Oil prices above $50, buoyed by U.S. stock draw – Reuters

    Oil prices rose in Asian trading on Wednesday, with U.S. crude joining Brent above $50 a barrel after data from the American Petroleum Institute (API) showed a larger than expected draw on stocks, according to Reuters.U.S. crude futures` August contract, the new front month from Wednesday, climbed 35 cents to $50.20 a barrel by 06:04 GMT, marking...

    U.S. may revive Cold-War era body to catch Russian spies
    Jun22

    U.S. may revive Cold-War era body to catch Russian spies

    U.S. Congress is pushing the White House to revive a Cold War-era committee to crack down on Russian spies, underscoring just how uneasy Washington is about its adversaries in Moscow, according to BuzzFeed.In its 2017 Intelligence Authorization Bill, the Senate Intelligence Committee is asking the White House to reinstate a...

    NATO overreacts to Russia`s new aggressiveness: expert
    Jun22

    NATO overreacts to Russia`s new aggressiveness: expert

    With its saber-rattling over the last months, the Kremlin has succeeded in taking large parts of the Western elite under its ”reflexive control,” a Soviet strategy of action designed to trigger desired reactions on the enemy`s side. Andreas Umland, a senior research fellow at the Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation, wrote in his op-ed for The...

    ECB chief highlights growth risks, uncertainty
    Jun22

    ECB chief highlights growth risks, uncertainty

    Euro zone growth is gaining momentum but uncertainty is high, partly due to Britain`s June 23 vote on EU membership, so the European Central Bank stands ready to act with all instruments if necessary, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Tuesday, according to Reuters.”Uncertainty remains high and downside risks are still significant due to the...

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