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Reuters: Ukraine takes Armenia and Kyrgyzstan to WTO over steel pipe duties

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Ukraine has launched complaints at the World Trade Organization to challenge anti-dumping duties imposed by Armenia and Kyrgyzstan on certain types of Ukrainian steel pipes, documents published by the WTO showed on Monday. Read more here. The post Reuters: Ukraine takes Armenia and Kyrgyzstan to ...

Poroshenko urges Ukrainians not to believe populists who promise reduction in natural gas price

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called on compatriots not to believe populists who promise a reduction in the price of natural gas, the press service of the head of state has said. “Listen today to the promises of populists to reduce the price of gas by two, three, four or even six...

Putin signs decree to slap sanctions on ‘unfriendly’ Ukraine

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Russian 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 Federation.” A decree to impose the unspecified measures was published on the Russian president’s official website, k...

112.ua: Gas price increase: Poroshenko demands to expand subsidy program for Ukrainians

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko commissioned the Government to expand the subsidy program for Ukrainians due to the gas price increase. The press office of the Presidential Administration reports. Read more here. The post 112.ua: Gas price increase: Poroshenko demands to expand subsidy progr...

Ukrainian FM to attend Warsaw Security Forum in Poland

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Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin will visit Poland to attend the Warsaw Security Forum. “On October 23-24, 2018, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavllo Klimkin will be on a working visit to the Republic of Poland to participate in the Warsaw Security Forum,” the Ukrainian Foreign M...

Voice of America: Political will could end eastern Ukraine conflict quickly

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The outgoing deputy head of the monitoring mission to Ukraine of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe says newly compiled statistics prove that lack of political will is the only thing allowing near-daily outbreaks of violence to continue claiming lives in Russian-occupied east...

Reuters: Russia to draw up sanctions list targeting Ukrainian firms, individuals

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President Vladimir Putin has instructed the government to draw up a list of Ukrainian firms and individuals to be targeted for economic sanctions. Read more here. The post Reuters: Russia to draw up sanctions list targeting Ukrainian firms, individuals appeared first on KyivPost.

UkrInform: Poroshenko shows new rocket system for Ukrainian army

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The Ukrainian Armed Forces have received a new batch of repaired long-range and powerful Uragan multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS), Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has written on Facebook. Read more here. The post UkrInform: Poroshenko shows new rocket system for Ukrainian army appeared f...

Lawmaker truancy on the rise in October, as 14 fail to vote even once

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Nearly 13 percent of Ukraine’s lawmakers, or 54 out of the 423 in the current parliament, have missed more than 90 percent of the votes held parliament so far this October, the Committee of Voters of Ukraine, a civic watchdog, said on Oct. 22. And some 14 lawmakers have failed to turn up for even...

UNIAN: Swiss Supreme Court rejects Russia’s complaint in dispute with Ukrnafta over property seiz...

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The Swiss Federal Tribunal rejected Russia’s petition for appealing decisions on jurisdiction and ruled to recover from Russia legal costs and compensation to Ukrainian companies worth CHF 550,000. Read more here. The post UNIAN: Swiss Supreme Court rejects Russia’s complaint in dispu...

SBU exposes enterprise bringing goods from occupied areas in Donetsk region into Ukraine-controll...

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Agents of the State Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) have revealed the activities of a company operating since 2014 in the territories in Donetsk region, which are currently not controlled by the Ukrainian authorities. The company paid taxes to the pseudo-government formations of militants there...

Financial Times: Ukraine plans to sell fresh dollar-denominated debt

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Ukraine has mandated banks for its first long-dated international bond issue since last year’s stand-off with the International Monetary Fund, which halted a $17.5 billion bail-out package. Read more here. The post Financial Times: Ukraine plans to sell fresh dollar-denominated debt appeared firs...

SBU: FSB recruited businessman Nahorny to create political party to destabilize situation in Ukraine

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A spokesman for the State Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) and the Main Directorate of Intelligence of Ukraine’s Defense Ministry has announced that Tymofiy Nahorny, a businessman, a volunteer, and former husband of [1996 Olympic champion] Liliya Podkopayeva, had been given an assignment b...

UNIAN: Some 42,3 percent of Ukrainians believe Russian-occupied Crimea to return to Ukraine

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Some 42.3 percent of Ukrainians believe that Russian-occupied Crimea can be returned to Ukraine only in the long run, according to a nationwide survey conducted by Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation and the Ukrainian Centre for Economic and Political Studies named after Oleksandr Raz...

112.ua: Kerch college not to resume work today after Crimean blast

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Kerch college, where 21 people were killed by Kerch shooter, will not resume its work on Monday, October 22, as Hromadske.ua reported referring the “head” of the occupation administration Sergei Borozdin. Read more here. The post 112.ua: Kerch college not to resume work today after Crimean blast ...

Associated Press: Bolton faces tense talks with Russia over nuclear treaty

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U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton faces two days of high-tension talks in Moscow beginning Monday after President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw from a landmark nuclear weapons treaty. Read more here. The post Associated Press: Bolton faces tense talks with Russia over ...

UkrInform: Infrastructure Minister says Hyperloop project can be launched in Ukraine in next 5-10...

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He said this at a briefing after opening a seminar on strategic planning and assessment of the efficiency of road sector management, according to an Ukrinform correspondent. Read more here. The post UkrInform: Infrastructure Minister says Hyperloop project can be launched in Ukraine in next 5-10 ...

Court hearing on extending Savchenko’s arrest shifted to Oct. 23

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Kyiv’s Shevchenkivsky court has postponed consideration of the issue of extending the arrest of MP Nadiya Savchenko to October 23, who is suspected of taking actions aimed at violently changing or overthrowing the constitutional order or seizing state power. Savchenko’s lawyers did no...

UNIAN: Groysman – Ukraine builds, repairs 6,500 km of roads over 3 years

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Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman says 6,500 km of roads has been repaired and/or built across the country over the past three years. Read more here. The post UNIAN: Groysman – Ukraine builds, repairs 6,500 km of roads over 3 years appeared first on KyivPost.

Ukraine plans 10-year eurobonds pegged to US dollars, to start meeting investors on Oct. 23

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Ukraine plans to place 10-year eurobonds in U.S. dollars in the indicative amount, a source in bank circles has told Interfax. The borrower could also consider the placement of five-year bonds in addition to the 10-year securities. Meetings with investors will take place in London and the United ...

Parubiy supports government’s ‘inevitable’ decision to raise gas prices to ensure support by IMF

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Verkhovna Rada’s speaker Andriy Parubiy has supported the “inevitable” decision by the Cabinet of Ministers led by Volodymyr Groysman to raise natural gas rates because this is a prerequisite for the support by the International Monetary Fund, which Ukraine desperately needs in ...

UkrInform: Ukraine wins two gold medals at Invictus Games

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has congratulated Oleksandr Belobokov and Serhiy Ilchytsky on winning the first gold medals for the Ukrainian team at the Invictus Games in Sydney. Read more here. The post UkrInform: Ukraine wins two gold medals at Invictus Games appeared first on KyivPost.

Hug to visit Donbas on Oct. 22-27

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OSCE SMM Principal Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander Hug will visit eastern Ukraine from October 22 to October 27 to assess the security situation and its impact on civilians. Hug will visit Luhansk and Donetsk regions, meet with the mission’s teams, and also communicate with civilians on both...

112.ua: Ukraine’s Yarmolenko gets injured, out for at least six months

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Andriy Yarmolenko, the winger of West Ham and Ukraine’s national football team, suffered a bad injury, which will keep him out of the pitch for several months. Read more here. The post 112.ua: Ukraine’s Yarmolenko gets injured, out for at least six months appeared first on KyivPost.

Ukrainian Armed Forces put ‘Vilkha’ into service, expect supplies in mid 2019

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Ukraine’s Armed Forces have put into service a ‘Vilkha’ (Alder), a new multiple launch rocket system. “The missile system was adopted by the Ukrainian army and its mass production will soon begin. The management of the Design Bureau Luch, which developed the new Ukrainian ...