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Number of Ukrainian border guards with COVID-19 grows to 43.

Two new cases were reported on May 26.

RFE/RL: Ukrainian court finds Lviv student guilty of torching RFE/RL reporter's car.

The 19-year-old university student admitted his guilt to the court and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors.

Ukraine's central bank forecasts economy will shrink by 6-7% in 2020.

The NBU's deputy governor says the situation could be worse than expected.

Ukrainian airline switches to cargo to weather COVID crisis – media.

The impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic on the airline industry has prompted several carriers to seek state aid.

Ukraine's government approves economy recovery program – minister.

The program foresees, among other things, access to finance, modernization, sustainable development of the economy.

«Unprecedented move» : Russia envoy to OSCE trying to interrupt Ukrainian speech on Crimea.

Unfortunately, Ukraine's dialogue with Russia has turned into a monologue, a Ukrainian MP said earlier.

You won’t attract investment without state intervention – Mykola Shchurikov about the chemical industry development strategy.

The main problem is the inability to compete with importers. Their share in the domestic fertilizer market has exceeded 70%.

Ukraine approves draft memo with U.S. company on LNG supplies

The relevant draft memo was approved at a government meeting on Wednesday.

Germany ex-chancellor's insult of Ukrainian envoy «despicable» – deputy foreign minister.

Schroeder's comment is a warning to other Russia supporters in Europe: don't get involved with Russian money.

Ukraine's hryvnia may strengthen to UAH 21 to U.S. dollar by year-end – expert

As soon as Ukraine gets money from the IMF, macroeconomic stability will be maintained, expert said.

U.S. accuses Russia of sending jets to Libya

Russian military aircraft are likely to provide close air support and offensive fires for the Wagner Group PMC that is supporting the Libyan National Army's fight, the report states.

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Malls, hotels to open in Kyiv on May 30, subject to certain restrictions – Mayor Klitschko.

Hotel restaurants will continue to operate in take-away and room service modes.

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Cherkasy mayor goes to court seeking moral damage recovery from Zelensky.

Earlier, President referred to him as "gangster".

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Ukraine gov't seeks creating «completely new model» of tourism.

The tourism sector is one of the most affected by quarantine bans.

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Target of Kyiv assassination attempt turns out to be international drug lord.

The motive behind the hit could be redistribution of influence between competing gangs, police suggest.

Restrictions on nuclear generation now toughest ever – Energoatom's acting chief.

There is no need to either put power units on halt or in reserve to carry out scheduled maintenance, Kotin says.

COVID-19 quarantine: third of Ukrainian small-sized businesses lose over 50% of revenue – poll.

Some 38% of entrepreneurs will need at least a year to get back to pre-quarantined levels.

Ukraine's FM Kuleba plans to visit Hungary in late May.

Relations between the two countries slid to a chill after the Ukrainian parliament in 2017 passed a new education law, which Hungary says treads on minority rights – the claim Ukraine has been steadily refuting.

Ukraine's Finance Ministry borrows US$38.6 mln in bonds on domestic market

No bonds have been placed denominated in foreign currency.

U.S. mulling new sanctions against Nord Stream 2

The outgoing envoy called on the German federal government to reconsider its policy toward Russia.

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Ukraine releases video tutorials on cybersecurity

The series is available on the Diia.Digital education online platform.

SBU presses charges against Russian GRU operative who handled senior asset in Ukrainian gov't.

The asset, former chief of protocol in Ukraine's Cabinet, had earlier pleaded guilty and sentenced before being handed over to Russia in a major swap effort in September 2019.

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Hitmen almost catch fire trying to flee crime scene in Kyiv, setting car ablaze.

The target of the assassination attempt, the Montenegro national, could himself be involved in contracted killings across the EU.

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COVID-19 recoveries in Ukraine exceed new cases by almost a hundred in past day.

The total number of confirmed cases exceeded 21,900

Ukraine's hryvnia weakens to UAH 26.90 to U.S. dollar on May 27

The official forex rate against the euro for Wednesday is fixed at UAH 29.51 per euro.

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