Putin preparing Russia’s economy for war

UNIAN

All big private companies and state-owned enterprises must be ready to increase output of military products, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a Wednesday meeting with senior officials from the Defense Ministry and defense industry where the Zapad-2017 strategic drills were discussed, Fina...

Zakharchenko asked to unite DPR, LPR into "Novorossiya", take lead

UNIAN

A video has been uploaded on social networks showing one of the militant commanders in the so-called “Luhansk People’s Republic” appealing to the self-proclaimed “leader” of the neighboring “Donetsk People’s Republic” (DPR) terrorist organization, A...

High-profile criminal investigations face total collapse

KyivPost

After making very little progress in the four years after the EuroMaidan Revolution that drove President Viktor Yanukovych from power, high-profile investigations into the crimes of the former regime — as well as current crimes — face an even worse scenario: total collapse. The reason...

Russia brings troops into occupied Luhansk region to curb local mafia - Carpenter

UkrInform

Russia is bringing military columns into the territory of the occupied Luhansk region to establish order among the criminals who were allowed to govern in the self-proclaimed republics in the east of Ukraine.

Bill on completion of two Khmelnytsky NPP units to be tabled in early 2018

UNIAN

President of Ukraine's national nuclear energy generating company Energoatom Yuriy Nedashkovsky expects that a draft law regulating the completion of power units Nos. 3 and 4 at Khmelnytsky nuclear power plant (KhNPP) will be tabled in parliament in early 2018.

Ukrinform: Ukrainian IT company among 500 world’s largest software manufacturers

KyivPost

Ukrainian company N-iX, a member of the Association “IT Ukraine”, has been included in the Software 500 ranking according to the Software Magazine. Read more here. The post Ukrinform: Ukrainian IT company among 500 world’s largest software manufacturers appeared first on KyivPost.

UNDP in Ukraine: Luhansk entrepreneur uses innovative method to rebuild roads in Donbas

UNIAN

The United Nations Development Programme will present on November 24 16 video stories showing successful enterprises from the east of the country. The stories feature ordinary people who have managed to start or develop a business and create new jobs. The stories are motivating, and the business ...

Reuters: Oil prices steady as rising U.S. output undermines OPEC cuts

UNIAN

Oil prices were little changed on Tuesday as the impact from expectations of an extended OPEC-led production cut was canceled out by rising output in the United States, according to Reuters.

82-year-old Crimean Tatar liberation struggle veteran died soon after detention by Russian invade...

Censor.Net

Vedzhie Kashka, 82, died of stress induced by her detention by the Russian secret services in Crimea.

NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 26.47 to dollar

UNIAN

The National Bank of Ukraine on Monday evening strengthened the official hryvnia exchange rate by two kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 26.47 to the dollar.

Ukraine almost doubled its position in Paying Taxes ranking

UkrInform

Ukraine almost doubled its position in the ranking of ease of paying taxes, according to a joint survey conducted by PwC and the World Bank Group Paying Taxes 2018.

NBU cuts official exchange rate to UAH 26.64 to dollar

UNIAN

The National Bank of Ukraine on Wednesday evening lowered the official hryvnia exchange rate by 15 kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 26.64 to the dollar.

Reuters: Oil prices dip after U.S. crude hits near two-year high on pipeline shutdown

UNIAN

Oil prices eased on Thursday, with U.S. crude dipping away from two-year highs reached the day before, but the shutdown of the Keystone pipeline and a drawdown in fuel inventories continued to bolster markets despite worries over rising output, according to Reuters.

Ukraine boosts construction by 23.4% in 10 months

UNIAN

Ukrainian construction firms in January-October 2017 boosted construction by 23.4% year-over-year (y-o-y), to UAH 73.5 billion (US$2.8 billion), according to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.

PM says SBI may begin its work in half a year

UkrInform

Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has said he believes that the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) may begin its work in half a year.