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    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.01 to dollar on interbank market
    Jun03

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.01 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Friday strengthened to UAH 24.96/25.01 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 27.8300/27.8810, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH...

    UN Human Rights Office: Donbas crisis far from over
    Jun03

    UN Human Rights Office: Donbas crisis far from over

    UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic says there are all indicators that the Donbas crisis is far from over, according to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.”The increase in heavy weaponry near the contact line, and the hostilities around Avdiyivka and Yasynutava, in Donetsk region since early March,...

    Paris floodwaters set to peak as more rain forecast – BBC
    Jun03

    Paris floodwaters set to peak as more rain forecast – BBC

    Floodwaters in Paris are forecast to peak on Friday with the River Seine due to reach 6m (19ft) above its normal level, the BBC has reported.The world-famous Louvre and Orsay museums have been shut so staff can move priceless artworks to safety, according to the BBC.Flooding across France and Germany has left at least 11 people dead and forced...

    Ukraine boosts steel output by 14% since year`s start
    Jun03

    Ukraine boosts steel output by 14% since year`s start

    Steel output in Ukraine in January-May 2016 increased by 14% year-over-year (y-o-y), to 10.55 million tonnes, the association of ferrous metallurgy enterprises Metallurgprom reported.Production of rolled metal during the period increased by 16%, to 9.33 million tonnes, pig iron output was 21% up to 10.12 million tonnes. Production of coke in the...

    Enemy UAV downed near Ukrainian-controlled Sievierodonetsk
    Jun03

    Enemy UAV downed near Ukrainian-controlled Sievierodonetsk

    The Ukrainian military shot down a militant-controlled unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) flying over the village of Smolianynove, 17 km from the town of Ukrainian-held Sievierodonetsk, at around midnight on June 2, according to Luhansk Regional Military and Civil Administration`s press service.The drone was moving from militant-held positions outside...

    U.S. on Ukraine Constitution amendments to judiciary: ”Good news”
    Jun03

    U.S. on Ukraine Constitution amendments to judiciary: ”Good news”

    U.S. Department of State Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner has said that the United States congratulated the Ukrainian Rada on the passage of constitutional amendments and implementing legislation to improve judicial independence, according to the U.S. Department of State website.”I did want to mention some good news out of Ukraine. We do...

    Russian gas transit via Ukraine 34% up in 5 months
    Jun03

    Russian gas transit via Ukraine 34% up in 5 months

    Transit shipments of Russian gas via Ukraine to the European Union in January-May 2016 increased by 34% year-over-year (y-o-y), to 31.4 billion cubic meters (bcm), according to Ukrtransgaz, the operator of the country`s gas transportation system.Transit of Russian gas through Ukraine to the EU in May 2016 alone stood at 6.5 bcm, which is 20.6% up...

    Another plane crash in U.S., pilot killed
    Jun03

    Another plane crash in U.S., pilot killed

    A Blue Angels jet has crashed in Smyrna, killing Captain Jeff Kuss, according to NewsChannel 5.The plane crashed at 1399 Sam Davis Road near the Smyrna Bowling Center and Nissan Drive around 15:00 Thursday, NewChannel 5 reports.U.S. Navy Officials said all six Blue Angels were practicing for air show when the F/A 18-hornet Blue Angels aircraft...

    Bloomberg: Bulgarian parliament approves plan to buy fighter jets, warships
    Jun03

    Bloomberg: Bulgarian parliament approves plan to buy fighter jets, warships

    Bulgarian lawmakers approved the government`s plan to buy fighter jets and warships costing as much as 2.3 billion lev ($1.3 billion), to replace outdated Soviet-era armament as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization increases its defense capability in eastern Europe, according to Bloomberg.Lawmakers voted 123 to 29 with 4 abstentions to finance...

    OSCE published video how Russian separatist fired at Ukrainian army by 152mm artillery
    Jun03

    OSCE published video how Russian separatist fired at Ukrainian army by 152mm artillery

    On the night of 29 May, an SMM long-range unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) spotted in “DPR” ( Russia-backed Donetsk People’s Republic) – controlled Mineralne (10km north-east of Donetsk) two self-propelled howitzers (2S3 Akatsiya, 152mm) firing four rounds in a north-western direction – in the general area of Ukraine-controlled Avdiivka (17km...

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