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Dutch premier pessimistic about EU pact
BRUSSELS, Oct. 20 - Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Thursday that he was pessimistic a solution could be found which allows the Netherlands to ratify an EU pact with Ukraine, raising fresh doubts about a key symbol of support for the countrys pro-Western government, The Wall Street Journal reported. 18:33 | More
Ukraine may try to boost Slovakian gas imports, Naftogaz official says
KIEV, Oct. 20 - Ukraine will try to expand capacity of the Slovakian natural gas imports if very cold weather persists during the winter, Yuriy Vitrenko, the commercial director at Naftogaz Ukrayiny, said Thursday. 18:32 | More
Finance minister: Russians not ready for $3 billion debt talks
KIEV, Oct. 20 Russia's demand to recognize Ukraine's $3 billion debt as sovereign and not commercial announced by Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov as a preliminary condition for the negotiations between the sides to settle this dispute show that Russia is not ready to the negotiations, Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk said. 18:31 | More
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with King Harald V of Norway. In the course of the audience, His Majesty noted historic importance of the first official visit of the Ukrainian President to the Kingdom of Norway. Petro Poroshenko thanked His Majesty for supporting Ukraines territorial integrity and significant practical assistance.(Photo by the president's press service)
Pivdenne Design working on antiaircraft project with foreign partner
KIEV, Oct. 20 Ukraine's Pivdenne (Yuzhnoye) Design Bureau said it is stepping up the international military and technical cooperation and together with a foreign partner in developing a new short-range anti-aircraft artillery complex for the Armed Forces of Ukraine. 18:30 | More
IN FOCUS Separatist leader assassinated in Donetsk
KIEV, Oct. 17 - A prominent Russian separatist commander was assassinated in eastern Ukraine on Sunday evening, his allies said on Monday, accusing Ukrainian government forces of murdering him to try to destabilize an already fragile ceasefire, Reuters reported. 16:45 | More
Merkel: 'No wonders' will come from talks
BERLIN, Oct. 18 - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said "no wonders" should be expected at talks on a stalled peace plan for eastern Ukraine which she will host on Wednesday with the leaders of Russia, France and Ukraine, Reuters reported. 17:49 | 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

Dutch premier pessimistic about EU pact
Finance minister: Russians not ready for $3 billion debt talks
Rada committee upholds appeal for dismissal of NBU governor
Poroshenko calls on Norwegian companies to take part in privatization
Another 'road map' agreed upon in Berlin
IMF mission to arrive next week to consult on $1.3 billion EFF tranche
People's Front faction to vote against 2017 budget legislation
Cabinet of ministers unveils new bureaucracy to support reforms
Unaffiliated MP calls for vote on dismissing governor of NBU
Yanukovych given refugee status, Russian interior ministry says
More talks needed before talks commence
As cold spell hits, PM orders heat to be turned on ahead of schedule
New PACE resolution on Ukraine said to call 'a spade a spade'
Putin defends Russia role in Donbas fight
Germany downplays odds on Ukraine summit with France and Russia
Lutsenko promises not to interfere with new anticorruption agencies
NBU expresses satisfaction with 7.9% September inflation rate
Japan to supply over 9,500 winter uniforms to Ukrainian police
NABU launches massive Wall project anticorruption investigation
Defense minister and U.S. senator discuss support for Ukraine
First local elections for 143 merged communities to be held Dec. 18
Ukraine may try to boost Slovakian gas imports, Naftogaz official says
Pivdenne Design working on antiaircraft project with foreign partner
Ukrposhta to submit bill permitting postal deposit accounts
NBU directs banks to stop doing business with Russian payment systems
Cabinet reduces Odessa port-side privatization price to UAH5 billion
USAID launches project to encourage credit union farmer lending
Ukraine expands sanctions to include Russian money transfer systems
Russian aluminum giant analyzing impact of Ukrainian sanctions
Ukraine may sell partial stakes in strategic state enterprises
Ukraine imposes sanctions against Crimean and Russian coal handlers
NASA and Ukraine to renew cooperation after successful rocket launch
Gazprom applies to increase flow of gas through Ukraine's system
Metro Cash & Carry mulls investment in meat and dairy production
Ukraine extends and deepens sanctions against Russian military sector
Naftogaz Ukrayiny sues Russia seeking $2.6 billion for Crimea seizure
World Bank endorses $500 million Naftogaz purchase guarantees
Alfa-Bank owner issues $50 million of two-year 9% eurobonds
NBU official: Improving currency market will enable liberalization
Banking professor: Monetary policy in Ukraine should be revised
As heating season starts, Ukraine starts gas stockpile withdrawals
Kiev mayor to German investors: Have I got a bridge for you
Currencies (in hryvnias)
  21.10.2016 prev
USD 25.70 25.69
RUR 0.412 0.411
EUR 28.22 28.21

Stock Market
  20.10.2016 prev
PFTS 244.9 244.9
source: PFTS


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