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    Russian ambassador gunned down in Ankara, Russian agency says killed
    Dec19

    Russian ambassador gunned down in Ankara, Russian agency says killed

    The Russian ambassador to Ankara was shot in an attack at an art gallery in the Turkish capital on Monday and the Russian RIA news agency said he had died of his wounds, according to Reuters. The Anadolu news agency said the gunman had been ”neutralized” soon after the attack, which appeared to mark one of the most serious spillovers of the Syria...

    United Nations Security Council votes to send monitors to Aleppo
    Dec19

    United Nations Security Council votes to send monitors to Aleppo

    The UN Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution calling for the immediate deployment of United Nations monitors to eastern Aleppo, with France saying it must be implemented to prevent ”mass atrocities” by Syrian forces in areas formerly held by rebels, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). The resolution adopted by...

    Serious power failure reported in Kyiv region over weekend
    Dec19

    Serious power failure reported in Kyiv region over weekend

    At 23:53 on December 17, the electrical generating station in the village of Petrivtsi in Kyiv region was completely de-energized, Ukrenergo reported on Facebook. ”As a result, 144.9 MW load capacity of PJSC Kyivenergo and 58 MW load capacity of PJSC Kyivoblenergo were de-energized. Also, Kyiv pump storage power plant was de-energized with the...

    Banking system stable, PrivatBank nationalization poses no threat – National Bank of Ukraine
    Dec19

    Banking system stable, PrivatBank nationalization poses no threat – National Bank of Ukraine

    The Cabinet of Ministers at its extraordinary meeting on Sunday, December 18, decided to transfer Ukraine`s largest bank, PrivatBank, to 100% state ownership. The Ukrainian banking system is stable, while the nationalization of Ukraine`s largest bank, Privatbank, conducted according to the government decision, poses no threat, that`s according to...

    Index of consumer sentiment in Ukraine in November decreased
    Dec19

    Index of consumer sentiment in Ukraine in November decreased

    The index of consumer sentiment in Ukraine in November decreased by 4.1 points to 47.4, compared to October, according to a study carried out by GfK Ukraine market research institute. The index of the expected development of the economy over the next year has decreased by 3.7 points compared to October and amounted to 40.6. The index of expected...

    IMF supports decision of Ukrainian government to nationalize PrivatBank
    Dec19

    IMF supports decision of Ukrainian government to nationalize PrivatBank

    The decision of Ukrainian authorities to nationalize PrivatBank is an important step in their efforts to safeguard financial stability, according to Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). ”Today`s decision of Ukrainian authorities to nationalize PrivatBank is an important step in their efforts to safeguard...

    ”Three fire raids”: Armed Forces of Ukraine reveal details of battle at Svitlodarska Duha
    Dec19

    ”Three fire raids”: Armed Forces of Ukraine reveal details of battle at Svitlodarska Duha

    Chief of the Joint Operations Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU), Lieutenant-General Oleksandr Sirskiy has said that during the Sunday`s attack at Svitlodarska Duha, Russian-occupation troops fired from artillery systems and mortars from residential areas, which is prohibited by the Minsk agreements, according to an UNIAN correspondent....

    Ukraine dollar-bonds jump after government nationalizes PrivatBank – Reuters
    Dec19

    Ukraine dollar-bonds jump after government nationalizes PrivatBank – Reuters

    Ukraine`s dollar-denominated bonds jumped by more than 1 cent on Monday after the government said it would nationalize the country`s biggest lender, PrivatBank, according to Reuters. Longer-dated maturities chalked up the biggest gains, with the 2027 and the 2026 issues jumping more than 1.3 cents, according to Tradeweb data, Reuters reports....

    European market`s share in Ukrainian exports of agricultural products at about 32%
    Dec19

    European market`s share in Ukrainian exports of agricultural products at about 32%

    The share of the European market in the total volume of Ukrainian agri-exports amounts to some 32%, the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine reported, with reference to Deputy Minister Olha Trofimtseva. ”The European Union is the second largest trading partner of Ukraine in the field of agriculture. The share of EU...

    Hryvnia weakens to UAH 26.50 to dollar on interbank market
    Dec19

    Hryvnia weakens to UAH 26.50 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Monday fell to UAH 26.32/26.50 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 27.10/27.28, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH 0.4323/0.4343....

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