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    Ukraine`s Cabinet names average gas price for 2016
    Apr18

    Ukraine`s Cabinet names average gas price for 2016

    The Ukrainian Ministry of Economic Development and Trade announces the average price of natural gas in Ukraine in 2016 calculated on the basis of a consensus forecast given by interviewed experts.The price of imported gas for Ukraine this year will be about $202 per 1,000 cubic meters, according to the consensus forecast.The average gas price in...

    One Ukrainian soldier killed in booby-trap blast in Stanytsia Luhanska
    Apr18

    One Ukrainian soldier killed in booby-trap blast in Stanytsia Luhanska

    One Ukrainian soldier was killed and another one was wounded in the Donbas conflict zone over the last 24 hours, presidential administration spokesman for the Anti-Terrorist Operation Colonel Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing in Kyiv on Monday, according to an UaPosition correspondent.”Over the last day, we lost one Ukrainian soldier in a...

    Ukrainian banks see rise in share of foreign capital in Feb
    Apr18

    Ukrainian banks see rise in share of foreign capital in Feb

    The share of foreign capital in solvent Ukrainian banks` charter capital grew by 0.4 percentage points (pp) in February 2016, to 43.2% as of March 1, 2016, according to the National Bank of Ukraine.The data does not include the insolvent banks` information.At the same time, the share of foreign capital in the solvent banks` charter capital has...

    Russian-made UAV downed by Ukraine troops in Donetsk region
    Apr18

    Russian-made UAV downed by Ukraine troops in Donetsk region

    Ukrainian troops participating in the Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, have downed a Russian-made unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) near the village of Novoselivka in Donetsk region`s Volnovakha district, according to the press center of the SBU Security Service of Ukraine. ”Terrorist groups regularly use drones in that area,...

    Hryvnia trades at UAH 25.52 to dollar on interbank market
    Apr18

    Hryvnia trades at UAH 25.52 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Monday set at UAH 25.42/25.52 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 28.7320/28.8420, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH...

    PACE President calls on Russia to urgently free Nadia Savchenko
    Apr18

    PACE President calls on Russia to urgently free Nadia Savchenko

    President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Pedro Agramunt has called on Russia to free the illegally convicted Ukrainian pilot, MP and member of the Ukrainian delegation to PACE Nadia Savchenko and other Ukrainian hostages held in that country.”At the beginning of the April 2016 part-session, I have to reiterate once...

    Ukrainian banks` assets expand by almost 3% in Feb
    Apr18

    Ukrainian banks` assets expand by almost 3% in Feb

    Operating Ukrainian-based banks` assets in February expanded by 2.9%, or UAH 38 billion, to UAH 1.331 trillion as of March 1, 2016, according to the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU).The data does not include the insolvent banks` information.Since the beginning of the year, the operating banks` assets have grown by 6.1%, or UAH 77 billion, the NBU...

    Russia wants Crimea referendum denial to be equalized with extremism
    Apr18

    Russia wants Crimea referendum denial to be equalized with extremism

    Russian Investigative Committee chairman Alexander Bastrykin says that the denial of the results of a nationwide referendum, including the referendum on making Crimea part of Russia, should be equalized with extremist activity, according to Russian news agency TASS.Bastrykin said ”there are attempts to form anti-Russian moods” in Crimea ”and, by...

    FT: Brexit will cost households GBP 4,300 a year
    Apr18

    FT: Brexit will cost households GBP 4,300 a year

    Leaving the EU would cost households GBP 4,300 a year making them ”permanently poorer,” chancellor George Osborne will say on Monday when the government publishes its long-term assessment of the economic costs of Brexit, according to the Financial Times.Saying that British people should be ”builders, not wreckers,” the chancellor will say,...

    U.S. defense chief arrives in Iraq on surprise visit
    Apr18

    U.S. defense chief arrives in Iraq on surprise visit

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter made an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Monday to meet U.S. military commanders and Iraqi officials, as Washington looks for ways to build on recent gains against the Islamic State militant group, Reuters reported.U.S. officials said Carter would meet Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and Defense Minister...

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