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Putin orders southern military exercises
KIEV, Aug. 25 - Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered military exercises to examine the ability of southern troops Уto deploy promptly self-sufficient forces to localize crisis situations,Ф the Wall Street Journal reported. 17:15 | More
US vice president cautions Europeans against planned Russian pipeline
HELSINKI, Aug. 25 - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has cautioned Europe against a new natural gas pipeline planned to stretch from Russia to Germany, saying it "looks like a fairly bad deal" for Europe because it further increases its energy dependency on Moscow, The Associated Press reported. 17:14 | More
Chemical companies call for duties on Russian urea fertilizers
KIEV, Aug. 25 Ц Ostchem, part of Dmytro Firtash's Group DF, the largest fertilizer producer in Ukraine, backs the idea of introducing duties on Russian urea and urea-ammonium nitrate (UAN) to prevent Ukrainian chemical enterprises from shutting down. 17:13 | More
President Petro Poroshenko, in the framework of his working visit to Lviv region, took part in the ceremony of laying a capsule on the construction site of Nexans plant for manufacturing on-board electrical networks. (Photo by the president's press service)
Movement towards EU and NATO are irreversible, Poroshenko says
KIEV, Aug. 25 Ц Kiev's movement towards democracy and integration into the European Union and NATO is irreversible, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said. 17:12 | More
IN FOCUS Russians readying for Ukraine incursions
WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 - The Pentagon has identified eight staging areas in Russia where large numbers of military forces appear to be preparing for incursions into Ukraine, according to U.S. defense officials, the Washington Free Beacon reported. 12:30 | More
Putin wants all Ukraine, Poroshenko says
KIEV, Aug. 24 - President Petro Poroshenko, in an interview with CNN on Wednesday, said that Russian President Vladimir Putin wants "the whole Ukraine" to be part of the "Russian Empire." 11:22 | More
Threats persist from Chernobyl and Fukusima, Greenpeace reports

The forest areas around Ukraine's Chernobyl and Japan's Fukusima remain sources of radiation and carry a potential threat to the health of local residents, Greenpeace said.More

Consumer inflation slowing faster than expected, NBU reports

The actual slow of consumer inflation in February in annual terms is quicker than the inflation-slowing trajectory to 12% as of late 2016 projected by the National Bank of Ukraine, the regulator has reported on its website.More

ING analysts forecast 2016 GDP decline, citing political risks

Analysts from ING Bank have confirmed the forecast of a decline in real gross domestic product in 2016 by 1%, pointing to a predominance of political risks in the economy.More

NBU: Hryvnia slide caused by temporary and fundamental factors

The decrease of the hryvnia exchange rate on the interbank currency market continue being caused by both temporary and fundamental market factors that result in the reduction of supply of foreign currency, Deputy National Bank of Ukraine Governor Oleh Churiy said.More

Polish president promises support for Ukraine's European aspirations
Polish president calls for joint efforts to ensure energy security
Newly appointed US envoy presents credentials to foreign minister
Putin orders southern military exercises
US vice president cautions Europeans against planned Russian pipeline
Movement towards EU and NATO are irreversible, Poroshenko says
Ukrainian envoy calls for joint weapons production talks with US
New law's adoption expected to boost transplant business in Ukraine
e-declaration launch would help get IMF money, finance minister says
UAH380 million to be allocated to build children's hospital in 2017
Foreign minister expecting 2016 action on UN terrorism proceedings
Ukrainians trying to extradite 2 Yanukovych-era ministers from Israel
Corruption agency probing possible hack of e-declaration system
Ukraine beginning visa-free travel negotiations with Canada
Poroshenko and Turkish leader exchange policy positions in phone talk
Law of the Sea claims to be filed against Russia, Klimkin says
We still don't know where Yanukovych is, prosecutor general says
Russian officials face Ukrainian charges
Funding for Ukraine not on IMF's agenda, according to group's website
Ukraine places 31st in 2016 Summer Olympics team medal count
Poroshenko and Slovak leader coordinate positions ahead of EU summit
Energy prices could fall in 8 or 9 months, energy minister says
Naftogaz reports drops in gas pressure at Russian entry points
Energoatom seeking to finance fuel facility via B of A Merrill Lynch
Chemical companies call for duties on Russian urea fertilizers
Government proposes increase in minimum prices for alcohol
Donetsk region agricultural firm reports huge losses after shelling
Anticorruption NGO calls for independent audit of Ukroboronprom
Pivdenmash to resume production of Zenit rockets for Sea Launch
India's AZAD group to manufacture electric buses in Kherson
Justice ministry suspends creditor action against Kharkiv Tractor
Ukrzaliznytsia and Poland's Newag Group to upgrade Kiev trains
Oschadbank seeking to challenge court ruling on Sberbank brand
Individual Deposit fund starts liquidation of failed Kiev bank
Mykolaiv Okean shipyard creditor meeting to map asset selloff
Chernobyl Nuclear Plant draining water from spent fuel pools
Ukrenergo planning 220 kV power line to north Luhansk region
Kiev court extends arrest of former Naftogaz deputy chairman
Naftogaz: Gazprom uses Ukraine tab for 'writing off losses'
Ukraine real GDP reported up 1.3% in second quarter of 2016
Illichivsk port to accept Ukrainian and Bulgarian ferries this month
Currencies (in hryvnias)
  26.08.2016 prev
USD 25.33 25.31
RUR 0.390 0.391
EUR 28.60 28.69

Stock Market
  25.08.2016 prev
PFTS 220.5 220.7
source: PFTS


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