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    Poroshenko signs decree on demobilization of fourth wave`s military
    Mar26

    Poroshenko signs decree on demobilization of fourth wave`s military

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree on demobilization of servicemen conscripted during the fourth wave of partial mobilization, the president`s press service reports.”I would like to begin with very good news for 45,000 servicemen who defend our state in difficult conditions. I mean soldiers of the so-called fourth wave of...

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 26.07 to dollar
    Mar26

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 26.07 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Friday evening strengthened the official hryvnia exchange rate by 18 kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 26.07 to the dollar. The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for March 28: $100 costs UAH 2,607.0332 (on March 25, it was UAH...

    Russia said to face eurobond setback as many banks shun deal
    Mar25

    Russia said to face eurobond setback as many banks shun deal

    Russia has not been able to line up a suitable lead manager for a planned $3 billion eurobond because of U.S. and European Union pressure on major banks not to participate, meaning the high-profile sale is likely to be delayed or even shelved, senior officials said, according to Bloomberg. Only two Western banks are still interested in helping...

    Illegal cigarette market in Ukraine decreases tenfold
    Mar25

    Illegal cigarette market in Ukraine decreases tenfold

    The illicit cigarette trade accounted for 1.1%-1.2% of total market volumes in Ukraine in 2015, while this figure stood at 10% in 2013, according to CEO of Philip Morris Ukraine tobacco company Artem Chernis.Such change in the market is related to the tightening of state control and efforts undertaken by market participants themselves, according...

    Putin appoints Kadyrov as Chechnya`s acting head
    Mar25

    Putin appoints Kadyrov as Chechnya`s acting head

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to appoint Ramzan Kadyrov as acting head of the North Caucasus region of Chechnya, according to Radio Liberty. Speaking to Kadyrov at the Kremlin on March 25, Putin expressed hope that he would eventually participate in regional elections in September, RFE/RL wote. ”I believe that the people of...

    Ukraine intel names Russian general heading `missile forces` in Donbas
    Mar25

    Ukraine intel names Russian general heading `missile forces` in Donbas

    The Ukrainian intelligence has found out that Major General of the Russian Armed Forces Stepan Yaroshchuk is directly responsible for the combat use of the missile troops in the occupied territories of Donbas, as well as shelling of the Ukrainian troops and civilians, according to the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense...

    Russia projects serious shortfall in privatization revenue
    Mar25

    Russia projects serious shortfall in privatization revenue

    Due to a sharp decline in the value of state-owned companies Russia`s state budget may short fall by RUB 1.5 trillion ($22 billion dollars, according to the exchange rate of 70 rubles to the dollar) in proceeds from privatization of state companies, said Chief of the State Duma Property Committee Sergey Gavrilov, Russian news agency TASS...

    Steps that Europe must take now after Brussels – The New York Times
    Mar25

    Steps that Europe must take now after Brussels – The New York Times

    The nature and full extent of the connection between the terrorist attacks in Brussels on Tuesday and the arrest, last Friday, of Salah Abdeslam, suspected of handling the logistics in November`s Paris attacks, is still unknown. Didier Reynders, Belgium`s deputy prime minister, said Mr. Abdeslam was planning to ”restart something” in Brussels,...

    Russia releases update on ”secret goods” exports in 2015
    Mar25

    Russia releases update on ”secret goods” exports in 2015

    The Russian Federal Customs Service (FCS) has disclosed updated information about exports of Russian goods under the so-called secret codes, which include dual-use goods, arms, aircraft, nuclear materials and natural gas, according to RBC.In 2015, exports of goods, information about which is classified by the FCS, were estimated at $9.4 billion,...

    Second suspect in abducting Russian GRU officer`s lawyer Hrabovskiy detained
    Mar25

    Second suspect in abducting Russian GRU officer`s lawyer Hrabovskiy detained

    Chief Military Prosecutor in Ukraine Anatoliy Matios announces that the second suspect in abducting Yuriy Hrabovskiy, the lawyer of the Russian GRU officer Aleksandr Aleksandrov whose case is being considered in Ukraine, was detained in Odesa region on Thursday.The suspect was detained due to joint efforts by a small group of officers of...

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