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    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 24.92 to dollar on interbank market
    Jun14

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 24.92 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Tuesday strengthened to UAH 24.88/24.92 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 27.9520/27.9970, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH...

    ISIS leader `dead` in U.S.-led air strike – media
    Jun14

    ISIS leader `dead` in U.S.-led air strike – media

    An Islamic State-linked news agency has claimed that the terror boss was ”killed by coalition air strikes on Raqqa on the fifth day of Ramadan,” according to Mirror.Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi – the secretive leader of Islamic State – has been killed, according to reports, Mirror.co.uk reports.Born in 1971 in Samarra, Iraq, those who knew al-Baghdadi as...

    Sweden wants tangible results from Ukraine`s reforms
    Jun14

    Sweden wants tangible results from Ukraine`s reforms

    Swedish Minister for Enterprise and Innovation Mikael Damberg says that Sweden as the fourth largest donor of Ukraine wants to see tangible results of the reforms being implemented in the country.”We`re proud that we`re the fourth largest bilateral donor in the Ukrainian process of reforms. That is why we insist on concrete results of the...

    Investors from Austria, Hungary, India, Japan eyeing Ukraine`s oblenergos
    Jun14

    Investors from Austria, Hungary, India, Japan eyeing Ukraine`s oblenergos

    Chief of the State Property Fund (SPF) Ihor Bilous says that investors from Austria, Hungary, India and Japan are interested in buying Ukrainian regional power distribution companies (oblenergos).Namely, these are 70% of shares in Khmelnytskoblenergo, 70% of shares in Mykolaivoblenergo, 65% of shares in Kharkivoblenergo, 50.9% of shares in...

    Germany to give EUR 6 mln for Donbas residents` food in 2016-2017
    Jun14

    Germany to give EUR 6 mln for Donbas residents` food in 2016-2017

    Germanys` federal government will allocate EUR 6 million for the implementation of humanitarian projects in 2016-2017 under a UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) humanitarian program aimed at helping people affected by war in Donbas, according to the press office of Germany`s Embassy in Ukraine.The German government is set to boost support...

    Poroshenko tweets Soloshenko, Afanasyev leaving for Ukraine, swap over
    Jun14

    Poroshenko tweets Soloshenko, Afanasyev leaving for Ukraine, swap over

    Ukrainian citizens Yuriy Soloshenko and Hennadiy Afanasyev, who were illegally imprisoned in Russia, have been swapped and are leaving for Ukraine, according to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko`s tweet.”Yuriy Soloshenko and Hennadiy Afanasyev are on board the Ukrainian plane, departing from Moscow for Ukraine,” Poroshenko wrote on Twitter on...

    UEFA sanctions Russia: EUR 150,000 fine, suspended disqualification
    Jun14

    UEFA sanctions Russia: EUR 150,000 fine, suspended disqualification

    The independent UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) met in Paris on Tuesday to deal with the disciplinary proceedings opened against the Russian Football Union (RFU) following the incidents that occurred inside the Stade Velodrome in Marseille, at the UEFA EURO 2016 match against England on June 11 (1-1), according to an UEFA...

    Ukraine`s customs find excess UAH 1.3 bln for road repairs
    Jun14

    Ukraine`s customs find excess UAH 1.3 bln for road repairs

    Four Ukrainian customs houses involved in a pilot excess revenue distribution project launched in September 2015 have channeled UAH 1.3 billion into infrastructure development in their regions since then, according to the Ukrainian State Fiscal Service (SFS), which incorporates the customs.”During the period from September 2015 through May 2016...

    Kyiv`s health sector in crisis: Lack of funds, retiree doctors, no reform
    Jun14

    Kyiv`s health sector in crisis: Lack of funds, retiree doctors, no reform

    Chairperson of Kyiv`s municipal union of health workers Larysa Kanarovska says that her organization is concerned about the state of the municipal health sector due to low funding, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”We`ve got 2.5% instead of 5% of gross national income this year. Our funding has been reduced by UAH 2.5 billion,” she said at a...

    France wants to deport almost 50 Russian soccer fans
    Jun14

    France wants to deport almost 50 Russian soccer fans

    France wants to deport almost 50 Russian soccer fans, Alexander Shprygin, the head of a Russian supporters` group, said on Tuesday, saying French riot police had stopped a bus carrying fans in Cannes who were on their way to Lille, Reuters reports.”They want to deport almost 50 people including women who did not take part in anything,” Shprygin,...

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