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    UK referendum pushes pound to more than 30-year low
    Jun24

    UK referendum pushes pound to more than 30-year low

    The British pound was shoved to its lowest since 1985 against the dollar Friday, thrown on a major roller-coaster ride as it appeared the UK was headed toward breaking up with the European Union, according to MarketWatch.Sterling GBPUSD, -8.3703%  was trading at $1.3466, a 9.5% slide from $1.4871 late Thursday in New York as Brexit referendum...

    Kyiv convinces Brussels raising agri export quotas for Ukraine possible – minister
    Jun24

    Kyiv convinces Brussels raising agri export quotas for Ukraine possible – minister

    Minister of Agrarian Policy of Ukraine Taras Kutovyi on the results of the annual Ukraine-EU agricultural dialogue held June 22-23 in Brussels told reporters the Ukrainian side had managed to convince the EU that the quotas for agricultural products supplied to the EU market were not constant numbers and could be revised upwards, an UNIAN...

    UK votes Brexit
    Jun24

    UK votes Brexit

    In the UK, Eurosceptics have won in the referendum on the country`s exit from the EU, according to media reports following the count of most of the votes. Brexit supporters gained 51.8% of votes.Despite the fact that the official results of the final count have not been announced yet, the available data show that more than 16.7 million people...

    Germany shooting: man killed after opening fire at cinema in Viernheim
    Jun24

    Germany shooting: man killed after opening fire at cinema in Viernheim

    An armed and masked man has been shot dead by German special police officers after storming a cinema complex in Viernheim, in the Hesse region, The Guardian reports.The gunman had taken several hostages, all of whom escaped uninjured. A number of people inside the cinema were lightly injured when police deployed CS gas, reports said, according to...

    BBC forecasts UK vote to leave EU
    Jun24

    BBC forecasts UK vote to leave EU

    London and Scotland voted strongly to stay in the EU but the remain vote has been undermined by poor results in the north of England, the BBC reports.Voters in Wales and the English shires have backed Brexit in large numbersThe pound plunged to its lowest level against the dollar since 1985 as the markets reacted to the results.A Labour source...

    Bellingcat experts to release new summary on MH17 crash in Donbas
    Jun23

    Bellingcat experts to release new summary on MH17 crash in Donbas

    Bellingcat experts have been working on finalizing the summary of the findings concerning the crash of MH17 in Donbas in July 2014, Deutsche Welle Ukrainian news service reported referring to an interview with Bellingcat founder Eliot Higgins.Higgins said the document would be released in mid-July and would include all the details obtained by the...

    Man detained in Kyiv, suspected of embezzling UAH 69 mln together with Pshonka
    Jun23

    Man detained in Kyiv, suspected of embezzling UAH 69 mln together with Pshonka

    A man, who resides in Odesa, has been detained in Ukrainian capital Kyiv, being suspected of embezzling together with former Prosecutor General Viktor Pshonka over UAH 69 million allocated for repairing premises of Ukraine`s Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO).”Today, the PGO special investigations department jointly with the State Fiscal Service...

    OPEC says its oil revenue plunges $438 bln to 10-year low
    Jun23

    OPEC says its oil revenue plunges $438 bln to 10-year low

    The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) said its oil revenue plunged by $438 billion to a 10-year low last year, as an increase in export volumes failed to compensate for the collapse in prices, Bloomberg reported. OPEC earned $518.2 billion in 2015 from the sale of crude and refined fuels, the lowest figure since 2005, the...

    Fomenko officially resigns as coach of Ukraine`s national football team
    Jun23

    Fomenko officially resigns as coach of Ukraine`s national football team

    Mykhailo Fomenko has said that he is resigning from his post as the head coach of the Ukrainian national football team after its poor performance at Euro 2016 in France, the Football Federation of Ukraine`s press service reported.”What sense does it make to continue after failing with the task that was set for the tournament?” Fomenko said.”I...

    Social Ministry plans subsidy system transformation in 2017
    Jun23

    Social Ministry plans subsidy system transformation in 2017

    Vice Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko says the national subsidy system introduced by the government in 2015 has achieved its main objectives, and therefore it must be transformed as early as in 2017.”The system of subsidies has fulfilled its main task set for 2015-2016. The size of a subsidy at the peak of the heating season reached about UAH 1,400...

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