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    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 25.99 to dollar
    Apr05

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 25.99 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Monday evening strengthened the official hryvnia exchange rate by 11 kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 25.99 to the dollar.The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for April 5:$100 costs UAH 2,599.4632 (on April 4, it was UAH...

    SIPRI: World military spending resumes upward course
    Apr05

    SIPRI: World military spending resumes upward course

    World military expenditure totaled almost $1.7 trillion in 2015, an increase of 1% in real terms from 2014, according to new figures from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).”The increase reflects continuing growth in Asia and Oceania, Central and Eastern Europe, and some Middle Eastern states. The decline in spending in...

    Kremlin dismisses revelations in Panama Papers as ”Putinphobia”
    Apr04

    Kremlin dismisses revelations in Panama Papers as ”Putinphobia”

    Dmitry Peskov, Putin`s spokesman, said on Monday that the publication of leaked offshore files from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca was designed to ”destabilise the situation in Russia ahead of elections,” according to The Guardian.”It`s clear that the level of Putinphobia has reached a level at which it is impossible a priori to speak...

    Poroshenko`s financial advisers: Roshen transferred into trust, President has nothing to do with management of Roshen
    Apr04

    Poroshenko`s financial advisers: Roshen transferred into trust, President has nothing to do with management of Roshen

    Roshen Confectionery Corporation, founded by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, has been transferred into the trust, and the Ukrainian president has no relation to the operating activities of the asset, the activities around the asset, as well as the processes of its sale, Makar Pasenyuk, managing director of the ICU, which is Petro...

    Russian trolls caught red-handed again, target Dutch voters ahead of referendum on Ukraine
    Apr04

    Russian trolls caught red-handed again, target Dutch voters ahead of referendum on Ukraine

    Bellingcat`s elaborate analysis proves Russia`s ”troll factory” was behind fake videos released on the internet that aimed at discrediting the Ukrainian state in the Netherlands ahead of the Dutch referendum on Ukraine-EU Association Agreement.The article published by Bellingcat investigative team titled ”Behind the Dutch Terror Threat Video: The...

    Poroshenko`s legal advisors: creating offshore companies only way to transfer Roshen into ”blind trust”
    Apr04

    Poroshenko`s legal advisors: creating offshore companies only way to transfer Roshen into ”blind trust”

    Law firm Avellum, which had been engaged in the preparation of the Ukrainian president`s share in Roshen for the sale and transfer into the blind trust issued a statement, explaining why the offshore companies were established.”To this end, [the transfer to the ”blind trust”], the relevant contracts have been signed, which empowered us, the ICU...

    Large-scale raid in three regions: terrorist acts of sabotage group prevented
    Apr04

    Large-scale raid in three regions: terrorist acts of sabotage group prevented

    Law enforcement officers got on trail of a terrorist group formed by the Russian Federation`s experts in militant-controlled areas of Donetsk region, according to the region`s Main Department of National Police.The department`s press service said that with the help of recruited individuals, saboteurs smuggled weapons and explosives from the...

    Poroshenko responds to “offshore scandal”
    Apr04

    Poroshenko responds to “offshore scandal”

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that he withdrew from asset management, outsourcing this function to consulting companies and law firms, according to the president`s posting on Facebook. “I believe I might be the first top office official in Ukraine who treats declaring of assets, paying taxes and conflict of interest issues...

    Ukraine wants to export more power industry equipment to Middle East, Central Asia
    Apr04

    Ukraine wants to export more power industry equipment to Middle East, Central Asia

    Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Hennadiy Zubko says that Ukraine`s Cabinet of Ministers plans to take measures to boost exports of power engineering commodities to Iran, Turkey and Central Asian countries, namely Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, and Azerbaijan. “Last and this year, the Cabinet held general commissions on measures to boost exports...

    Kremlin propagandists spotted in anti-Ukrainian campaign in Netherlands
    Apr04

    Kremlin propagandists spotted in anti-Ukrainian campaign in Netherlands

    Kremlin-backed propagandist Sergey Markhel has been spotted working for opponents of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement from the GeenStijl movement in the Netherlands, according to Ukrainian online newspaper Europeiska Pravda. Earlier, Markhel was often involved in activities of Russia`s embassies in EU member states. Now he is campaigning...

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