Finance Ministry intends to reduce share of state in banking system to 24%

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The Finance Ministry intends to significantly reduce the share of the state in the banking system from 55% to 24%, according to Deputy Finance Minister Yuriy Heletiy.

Toronto to host Canada-Ukraine Investment Forum

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The first Canada-Ukraine Investment Forum will be held in Toronto, the largest city in Canada.

Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk debutes with Lakers in NBA

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Earlier, Mykhailyuk signed in with Los Angeles Lakers

Ukraine’s PM Hroisman says no new increase in gas price scheduled

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Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Hroisman says the next 35 percent increase in gas price for the population is out of the question.

Education and Science Ministry develops strategy of Ukraine's Innovation Development

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The Education and Science Ministry has proposed for public discussion a draft Strategy of Ukraine's Innovation Development. The relevant document is posted on the ministry’s website.

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UNIAN: Russia furiously reacts to idea of renaming Crimea
Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, Member of Parliament of Ukraine Refat Chubarov’s idea of renaming Crimea has been met with a furious reaction in Russia. Read more here. The post UNIAN: Russia furiously reacts to idea of renamin...
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Daily Digest: Top news of Monday, Oct. 22
•  Backwards day? This time, Russia is imposing the sanctions on Ukraine. President Vladimir Putin has ordered the Russian government to draw up a series of measures as a response to “unfriendly actions by Ukraine towards citizens of the Russian Federat...
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EU Court on Oct. 24 could clear the way for Austria’s Supreme Court to extradite Firtash to US
The European Union’s Court of Justice in Luxembourg on October 24, 2018 plans to deliver its decision on a filing dated May 4, 2017. The Austrian Supreme Court (Oberster Gerichtshof Österreichs) is waiting for the verdict before ruling on the on t...
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Two police officers in Kyiv caught red-handed taking $50,000 bribe
Law enforcers have detained two police officers in Kyiv for accepting a $50,000 bribe, Prosecutor General's Office spokesperson Larysa Sarhan has reported.
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Groysman says there won’t be another rise in gas prices
There is no issue of another 35 percent increase in gas prices for the population, Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman has said. “There is no and cannot be the issue of raising [the tariffs] by another 35 percent, this will not happen bec...
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Ukraine gains another gold medal at Invictus Games
Olexandr Havrylenko claimed a medal in the middleweight powerlifting
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Duda: Nord Stream 2 poses danger to Ukraine and Slovakia
The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project poses danger to Ukraine, Slovakia and Poland, that’s why Warsaw is trying to prevent its implementation.
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UNIAN: Russia furiously reacts to idea of renaming Crimea
Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, Member of Parliament of Ukraine Refat Chubarov’s idea of renaming Crimea has been met with a furious reaction in Russia. Read more here. The post UNIAN: Russia furiously reacts to idea of renamin...
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RFE/RL: Russian, Pakistani forces launch joint exercise in northwestern Pakistan
Around 200 Russian and Pakistani troops have kicked off annual joint exercises in the mountainous Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in northwestern Pakistan. A contingent of more than 70 mountain troops from a motorized rifle brigade based in the North Caucas...
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New York Times: US begins first cyberoperation against Russia aimed at protecting elections
The United States Cyber Command is targeting individual Russian operatives to try to deter them from spreading disinformation to interfere in elections, telling them that American operatives have identified them and are tracking their work, according to...
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Ukraine, Albania, Norway and Montenegro join extension of EU sanctions against Russia
The Candidate Countries Montenegro and Albania, and the EFTA country Norway, member of the European Economic Area, as well as Ukraine, align themselves with Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain countries...
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RFE/RL: Russia tries seven for bath lotion drinking deaths
The defendants were charged with production and selling the bath lotion that contained methanol — which can be fatal if consumed — instead of regular alcohol, or ethanol. Read more here. The post RFE/RL: Russia tries seven for bath lotion dr...
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UNIAN: Ukraine reports 12 separatist attacks in past 24 hours
Russian-led forces mounted 12 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, in the last 24 hours. Read more here. The post UNIAN: Ukraine reports 12 separatist attacks in past 24 hours appeared first on KyivPost.
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Associated Press: WADA says Russia critics harming doping fight
Unnerved by public disputes and bullying claims, the World Anti-Doping Agency is urging critics of the decision to reinstate Russia to cease their distracting attacks. WADA director general Olivier Niggli told The Associated Press it’s more beneficial t...
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New York Times: US begins first cyberoperation against Russia aimed at protecting elections
The United States Cyber Command is targeting individual Russian operatives to try to deter them from spreading disinformation to interfere in elections, telling them that American operatives have identified them and are tracking their work, according to...
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Guardian: World’s oldest intact shipwreck discovered in Black Sea
Archaeologists have found what they believe to be the world’s oldest intact shipwreck at the bottom of the Black Sea where it appears to have lain undisturbed for more than 2,400 years. Read more here. The post Guardian: World’s oldest intact ship...
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US president intends to build up country's nuclear arsenal to have leverage over China, Russia, - Reuters
U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Monday that the United States intended to build up its arsenal of nuclear weapons to pressure Russia and China.
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Bloomberg: Bolton tells Russians election interference was ineffective
White House National Security Adviser John Bolton told his Russian counterpart that his country’s interference in the 2016 presidential election didn’t affect the outcome but has nonetheless damaged relations with the U.S. Read more here. The post Bloom...
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RFE/RL: Trump cites China nuclear buildup in vowing to abandon treaty with Russia
U.S. President Donald Trump says that his decision to withdraw from a decades-old nuclear treaty with Russia was driven not just by Moscow’s alleged violations but by a need to respond to China’s nuclear buildup. Read more here. The post RFE...
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Wall Street Journal: Merkel changes course, concedes to US gas imports
BERLIN – Chancellor Angela Merkel has offered government support to efforts to open up Germany to U.S. gas, a key concession to President Trump as he tries to loosen Russia’s grip on Europe’s largest energy market. Read more here. The post Wall St...
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Washington Post: New video appears to show Saudi suspect wearing Khashoggi’s clothing
ISTANBUL — Surveillance video recorded by Turkish law enforcement appears to confirm reports that Saudi agents accused of carrying out the killing of Jamal Khashoggi used a body double as part of an attempted coverup. Read more here. The post Washington...
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Ukraine, Albania, Norway and Montenegro join extension of EU sanctions against Russia
The Candidate Countries Montenegro and Albania, and the EFTA country Norway, member of the European Economic Area, as well as Ukraine, align themselves with Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain countries...
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U.S. allies in EU should not support projects like Nord Stream II, - official
Initiatives like this increase the EU's energy addiction to Russia, says Wess Mitchell, the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs
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RFE/RL: Italian minister says Rome will oppose extension of EU sanctions on Russia
Italy’s deputy prime minister says his country will oppose a renewal of European Union sanctions against Russia, but he suggested Rome is not ready to break with the rest of the EU and veto a rollover of the sanctions. Read more here. The post RFE...
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Reuters: Italy renews pro-Russia push ahead of EU summit
BRUSSELS – Italy’s euroskeptic government is pushing for a reduction of tensions between the European Union and Russia but risks isolation in Brussels as EU partners seek instead stronger measures to deter Moscow from interfering in EU affairs. Re...
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UNIAN: Poland’s PGNiG challenges EU decision on Russia’s Gazprom
Poland’s largest state-owned oil and gas company PGNiG has challenged the decision of the European Commission on the antitrust case of Russia’s gas monopoly Gazprom. Read more here. The post UNIAN: Poland’s PGNiG challenges EU decision...
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Ukraine integrating into EU as democratically strong country - PM
The foreign policy strategy of the Ukrainian government is to restore state integrity and borders and to integrate into the European Union as a democratically strong and economically developed country, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has said.
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Duda: Nord Stream 2 poses danger to Ukraine and Slovakia
The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project poses danger to Ukraine, Slovakia and Poland, that’s why Warsaw is trying to prevent its implementation.
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Release of political prisoners: Ukraine relying on Australia’s support in UN
Ukraine’s Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze has met with Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne.
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Canada and Ukraine formed a mutually beneficial partnership - Kubiv
Ukraine and Canada have managed to form a mutually beneficial partnership that goes beyond the borders of the two states, according to First Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv.
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Klimkin to participate in Warsaw Security Forum 2018
Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin will make a working visit to Poland on October 23-24.
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Putin signs decree on economic sanctions against Ukraine
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree on special economic measures "in connection with Ukraine's unfriendly actions."
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