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 2018-11-16 07:43 

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Four easy ways to keep Kyiv cleaner...

Slowly but surely, governments are enacting new laws that reduce waste and tackle plastic pollution. The European Parliament has taken plenty of decisive steps in this area, most recently approving a ban on single-use plastics by 2021. With four easy tips...

 2018-11-16 07:18 

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UNIAN: IMF expects Ukrainian authorities will increase heating tariffs...

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects that the Ukrainian authorities will increase heating tariffs to secure the approval of a new 14-month cooperation program with the Fund. Read more here. The post UNIAN: IMF expects Ukrainian authorities will i...

 2018-11-16 07:07 

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RFE/RL: Poroshenko blasts Putin claim new Ukrainian president needed to negotiate peace...

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he doesn't expect any progress toward establishing peace in eastern Ukraine until after Ukrainian elections, which he said he hopes will produce a new president next year. Read more here. The post RFE/RL: Por...

 2018-11-15 20:05 

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Hromadske: 9 things about Kateryna Gandziuk we learned from her friend...

The death of Ukrainian activist and political advisor Kateryna Gandziuk sent shockwaves across the world. The 33-year-old, who exposed official and police corruption in her hometown Kherson and the region, was brutally attacked with acid outside her home ...

 2018-11-15 19:57 

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US hosts a crescendo of Holodomor events throughout November...

The weekend of Nov. 17-18 sees the culmination of events in the U.S. commemorating the 85th anniversary of the Holodomor, the artificially-engineered famine which claimed the lives of millions Ukrainians back in the early 1930s. The American events began ...

 2018-11-15 19:50 

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One Ukrainian soldier injured in Donbas...

A Ukrainian soldier was injured in fighting in eastern Ukraine on Nov. 15, the Ukrainian military said in a 6 p.m. update on Facebook. "Four instances were recorded of the use of weaponry banned by the Minsk agreements. One JFO (Joint Forces Operation...

 2018-11-15 19:41 

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Politico: US sanctions Saudi officials, but not crown prince, over Khashoggi...

The Trump administration on Nov. 15 imposed sanctions targeting 17 Saudi Arabian officials — but not the powerful crown prince — over the death of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi more than a month after the Saudi critic went missing...

 2018-11-15 19:33 

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Ukraine imposes sanctions against 15 vessels entering Crimean ports...

Ukraine has arrested or imposed other restrictions on 15 foreign ships that have entered the closed ports of the annexed Crimea, assistant to the head of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine Oleh Slobodian has said. "If they [ships] enter our mar...

 2018-11-15 19:26 

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Xinhua: Ukraine's Lviv region interested in deepening cooperation with China...

Ukraine's western Lviv region is interested in deepening all-round cooperation with China, local media reported on Nov. 15, citing the head of Lviv regional administration Oleg Synyutka. Read more here. The post Xinhua: Ukraine's Lviv region inter...

 2018-11-15 19:13 

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Reuters: Groysman upbeat on IMF loan in December after budget passes...

Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman expects to get new loans from the International Monetary Fund as early as December once parliament passes a budget of stability that refrains from making pre-election populist moves, he said on Nov. 15. Read mor...

 2018-11-15 19:06 

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New York Times: How Facebook's leaders fought through crisis...

Sheryl Sandberg was seething. Inside Facebook's Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters, top executives gathered in the glass-walled conference room of its founder, Mark Zuckerberg. It was September 2017, more than a year after Facebook engineers discovered ...

 2018-11-15 18:56 

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Prosecutors uphold arrest of sniper shooting at EuroMaidan activists in 2014...

As part of the probe into a criminal case over the shootings at participants of peaceful protests in downtown Kyiv in winter of 2014, a sniper, who served in the interior troops at the time, but who was dismissed from law enforcement agencies in 2016, was...

 2018-11-15 18:43 

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RFE/RL: How Europe has changed since 1918 (Infographics)...

World War I ended 100 years ago, on Nov. 11, 1918. Europe, shaken by the devastating war, sought to redefine itself. In 1918, several "new" countries appeared on the map, such as Czechoslovakia and the second Polish Republic. How do European borde...

 2018-11-15 18:31 

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Square near Russian Embassy in Kyiv named after Nemtsov...

The Kyiv City Council has decided to name a nameless square on the corner of Povitroflotsky Avenue and Surikova Street in the Solomiansky district of Kyiv, located near the building of the Russian Embassy to Ukraine, after the deceased Russian opposition ...

 2018-11-15 18:25 

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Reuters: At UN climate talks, Trump team plans sideshow on coal...

WASHINGTON The Trump administration plans to set up a side-event promoting fossil fuels at the annual U.N. climate talks next month, repeating a strategy that infuriated global-warming activists during last year's talks, according to three people with...

 2018-11-15 18:08 

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Ukraine reduces oil imports by 28.4 percent in ten months...

Ukraine in January-October 2018 reduced imports of oil and petroleum products (foreign economic activity code 2709) by 28.4 percent (by 243,287 tonnes) compared to the same period in 2017, to 613,046 tonnes. According to the State Fiscal Service, oil was ...

 2018-11-15 17:41 

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UNIAN: Experts say Ukraine may boost agri-exports to record $18 billion in 2018...

Experts at the Ukrainian Agribusiness Club Association (UCAB) say Ukraine in 2018 may boost agri-exports to a record high level of $18 billion. Read more here. The post UNIAN: Experts say Ukraine may boost agri-exports to record $18 billion in 2018 appear...

 2018-11-15 17:25 

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IMF: New program for Ukraine is possible after adoption of state budget...

The consideration of a new program of cooperation with Ukraine by the board of directors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is possible after the Verkhovna Rada approves the national budget for 2019, Communications Department Director at the IMF Ger...

 2018-11-15 17:14 

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Reuters: Finland eyes imports of piped Norwegian gas via Baltics, Poland...

OSLO Finland could in future receive gas from Norway via a network of pipes being planned through the Baltic countries and Poland, as part of an effort to reduce its dependency on gas imports from Russia. Read more here. The post Reuters: Finland eyes imp...

 2018-11-15 17:09 

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RFE/RL: EU to sanction five people over Ukraine separatist vote...

BRUSSELS — The European Union is set to add five individuals involved in the organization of the weekend elections in the areas controlled by Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine to its sanctions list, according to sources in Brussels. Read ...

 2018-11-15 16:13 

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Brain Source International now one of country's top taxpayers...

The State Fiscal Service has informed Brain Source International that the company has been included in the list of the 1,500 biggest taxpayers in Ukraine, and that as of Jan. 1, 2019 BSI will report to the office of big taxpayers at the service. Our corre...

 2018-11-15 15:51 

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Poroshenko orders heat turned on in Smila within few hours...

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has instructed to provide the city of Smila (Cherkasy region) with the heat supply within several hours. "I give you a few hours to report to me as the president that the heating system has been launched," he ...

 2018-11-15 15:42 

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RFE/RL: Russian Duma approves bill softening punishment for first-time hate-crime offenders...

Russia's lower house of parliament has approved the first reading of a bill softening the punishment in some cases for inciting hatred, amid concerns over prison terms handed down to people for "liking" or reposting memes on the Internet. Read...

 2018-11-15 15:38 

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UkrInform: Ukrainian Film Week to be held in Strasbourg...

Ukrainian Film Week "Focus on Ukraine" will be held in Strasbourg from November 22 to December 1. Read more here. The post UkrInform: Ukrainian Film Week to be held in Strasbourg appeared first on KyivPost ....

 2018-11-15 15:22 

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US Embassy concerned over attack on St. Andrew's Church in Kyiv...

The U.S. Embassy to Ukraine is concerned about the incident around St. Andrew's Church in Kyiv and supports the right of religious groups to confess their faith without interference and attacks. "We are very concerned by reports of an attack on St...

 2018-11-15 15:14 

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Ukraine's taxpayers to finance state startup fund with $1.8 million budget...

Ukraine is launching a state fund to finance country's tech startups. On Nov. 7, Ukraine's Cabinet of Ministers approved the fund with a budget of Hr 50 million, or $1.8 million. It's officially called the Innovation Development Fund and also ...

 2018-11-15 14:57 

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Bne Intellinews: IMF deal provides relief, but challenges persist to Ukraine...

The renewal of cooperation with the IMF and the launch of a new loan program remains the key determinant of market expectations domestically and internationally. Read more here. The post Bne Intellinews: IMF deal provides relief, but challenges persist to...

 2018-11-15 14:51 

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112.ua: Parliamentary Temporary Investigation Committee goes to Kherson to investigate Gandziuk's case...

The parliamentary Temporary Investigation Committee (TIC) for the investigation of the attacks at the public activists, particularly Kateryna Handziuk made a decision to hold a retreat in Kherson on November 29-30 as 112 Ukraine reported. Read more here. ...

 2018-11-15 14:29 

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RFE/RL: Ukrainian man charged with abetting terrorism refuses to testify at Russia trial...

A 20-year-old Ukrainian man charged with abetting terrorism has refused to testify at his trial in the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don. Read more here. The post RFE/RL: Ukrainian man charged with abetting terrorism refuses to testify at Russia trial appeare...

 2018-11-15 14:07 

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UNIAN: Russian security forces detain deputy chairman of Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people...

Crimean Tatar activist and political scientist Lenora Dyulber was also stopped by the Russian FSB at the de-facto border between the occupied Crimea and mainland Ukraine. Read more here. The post UNIAN: Russian security forces detain deputy chairman of Me...

 2018-11-15 13:44 

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UN Monitoring Mission head: Ukraine must pay pensions to all Ukrainians, including those living in Russia-occupied Donbas...

Access to pensions should be provided for all Ukrainians, including those living in the temporarily occupied territories of Donbas, head of the UN Monitoring Mission for Human Rights Fiona Fraser has said. Everyone who suffered from the conflict in Donbas...

 2018-11-15 13:40 

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Defense Blog: Ukraine army receives new batch of modern military vehicles...

The Ukrainian military received 70 units weapons and military equipment, in particular, the modernized T-72 tanks, new BTR-3, the "Stugna-P" and "Corsar" anti-tank missile systems, mobile all-round radars "Delta", the newest armore...

 2018-11-15 13:34 

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Kyiv's St. Andrew's Church gifted to Constantinople attacked with Molotov cocktails...

Unidentified attackers threw two Molotov cocktails at the door of St. Andrew's Church in Kyiv, one of the capital's chief landmarks, police reported on Nov. 15. No major damage was reported from the early-morning incident, but one priest was spray...

 2018-11-15 13:33 

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UkrInform: Putin says meeting in 'Normandy format' before elections in Ukraine makes no sense...

Russian President Vladimir Putin has stated at a press conference in Singapore that there is no point in holding a new meeting of the "Normandy Four" in the current situation in Ukraine. Read more here. The post UkrInform: Putin says meeting in &#...

 2018-11-15 13:23 

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112.ua: 11 people die, around 100 get injured on Ukrainian roads on Nov. 14...

On November 14, 1358 car accident happened on the Ukrainian roads, as the press office of the National Police reported. Read more here. The post 112.ua: 11 people die, around 100 get injured on Ukrainian roads on Nov. 14 appeared first on KyivPost ....

 2018-11-15 13:20 

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Associated Press: European court claims Russia's arrests of Navalny were political...

The European Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday that Russian authorities' arrests of opposition leader Alexei Navalny were politically motivated, a decision that deals a blow to the Kremlin's dismissal of Navalny as a mere troublemaker. Read mor...

 2018-11-15 12:59 

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UN General Assembly to consider resolutions on human rights violations in Crimea and militarization of Azov...

The United Nations General Assembly will consider two resolutions on Ukraine in December: one that focuses on the violation of human rights in Russia-occupied Crimea and the other on the militarization of the Sea of Azov, Verkhovna Rada First Deputy Chair...

 2018-11-15 12:37 

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112.ua: National Guard sniper detained on suspicion of murder of Euromaidan activist...

The law enforcers detained a sniper of the National Guard on the suspicion of the murder of the activists of Euromaidan in Kyiv on February 20, 2014, as Ukrainian News reported citing its own source at law enforcement bodies. Read more here. The post 112....

 2018-11-15 12:12 

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UkrInform: Ukrainian Film Days to be held in London on Nov. 17-18...

"Ukrainian Film Days in London will be held in the Vue Cinema Shepherd's Bush (West 12 Shopping Centre) on November 17-18, 2018," Ukrainian Events in London reported on Facebook. Read more here. The post UkrInform: Ukrainian Film Days to be he...

 2018-11-15 12:07 

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Associated Press: Navalny hails European court victory...

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says his win at the European Court of Human Rights is important for other political activists in Russia who are targeted by the state. Read more here. The post Associated Press: Navalny hails European court victory...

 2018-11-15 08:48 

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Border guards: Red Cross sends 25 tonnes of humanitarian aid to occupied Donbas...

The International Committee of the Red Cross has sent 25 tonnes of construction materials and warming stations to the Russia-occupied territories of Ukraine. "Two trucks carrying 25 tonnes of construction materials and warming stations from the Intern...

 2018-11-15 08:27 

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112.ua: Oregon recognizes Holodomor 1932-1933 as genocide of Ukrainian nation...

American state Oregon became the 19th state to recognize Holodomor 1932-1933 as a genocide of the Ukrainian nation, as the press office of Ukraine's Embassy to the U.S. reported on Facebook. Read more here. The post 112.ua: Oregon recognizes Holodomor...

 2018-11-15 08:19 

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UkrInform: International prize awarded to Sentsov in Slovenia...

Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, illegally convicted in Russia, has been awarded the prize of the international project "Platform for European Memory and Conscience," the Embassy of Ukraine in Slovenia has reported on its Facebook page. Read more...

 2018-11-15 08:00 

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UNIAN: Russian proxy forces intensify shelling near Horlivka...

Russia's hybrid military forces mounted 16 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas in the past 24 hours, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as wounded in action. Read more here. The post UNIAN: Russian proxy forces intensify shelling near Horli...

 2018-11-15 07:51 

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Reuters: Filing suggests Manafort business partner Gates still assisting with Mueller probe...

Rick Gates, a former business partner of President Donald Trump's ex-campaign chairman Paul Manafort, is still cooperating with several ongoing investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to a court filing on Wednesday. Re...

 2018-11-15 07:40 

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Associated Press: Serhii Plokhy wins nonfiction book prize for Chernobyl story...

A book about the causes and consequences of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster has won Britain's leading nonfiction literary award. Read more here. The post Associated Press: Serhii Plokhy wins nonfiction book prize for Chernobyl story appeared first on K...

 2018-11-15 07:20 

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UkrInform: Ukraine's GDP growing for 11 quarters in a row...

Ukraine's GDP grew by 0.4 percent in the third quarter of 2018 compared with the previous quarter, the Government portal reports with reference to the State Statistics Service. Read more here. The post UkrInform: Ukraine's GDP growing for 11 quart...

 2018-11-15 07:13 

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RFE/RL: Separatist leader in eastern Ukraine vows closer integration with Russia...

The newly elected leader of a separatist-held part of eastern Ukraine is promising closer integration with Russia following elections denounced as a sham by Kyiv and the West. Read more here. The post RFE/RL: Separatist leader in eastern Ukraine vows clos...

 2018-11-14 20:23 

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Daily Digest: Top stories from Wednesday, Nov. 14...

Government and Law Experts say that plenty of tainted candidates have been shortlisted in the selection of anti-corruption judges, reports Oleg Sukhov. Lots of bad candidates, and some good ones, have gotten past the latest stage of selection for the High...

 2018-11-14 20:04 

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Russia appeals against Ukrainian argument eurobonds issued under pressure...

MOSCOW The Law Debenture Trust, which represents the Russian Federation as the holder of $3 billion in Ukrainian eurobonds, has filed an appeal with the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom on the Russian Finance Ministry's behalf against Ukraine's...

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