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Ukraine seeks 15 yrs in prison for Yanukovych
KYIV, Aug. 16 - Ukrainian prosecutors in the treason trial against ex-President Viktor Yanukovych have asked the court in Kyiv to sentence the pro-Russian former leader to 15 years in prison, RFE/RL reported. 00:06 | More
World Banks works on loan guarantees to support reforms, growth in Ukraine
KYIV, Aug 16 - The World Bank at the request of the Ukrainian authorities is preparing a policy-based guarantee (PBG) to support key policy and institutional reforms to promote economic growth, fiscal sustainability, and improved governance. 00:04 | More
Ukrainian army needs UAH 112-bln in 2019, senior army commander says
KYIV, Aug 16 - The Ukrainian Armed Forces need funding at the level of at least UAH 112 billion in 2019, Chief of the General Staff and Commander-In-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Viktor Muzhenko has said. 00:03 | More
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a phone conversation with Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel. The interlocutors coordinated positions on the eve of the meeting between the Chancellor of Germany and the President of the Russian Federation. Petro Poroshenko and Angela Merkel discussed the situation in the Donbas and further efforts, including peacekeepers, to ensure progress in a peaceful settlement. (Photo by the press service of the president.)
Ukraine NOW brand gets prestigious Red Dot design award: PM
KYIV, Aug 16 The brand Ukraine NOW has received one of the most prestigious awards in the world from Red Dot design, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has said. 00:02 | More
IN FOCUS Merkel, Putin to discuss Syria, Ukraine
BERLIN, Aug. 13 - Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Vladimir Putin will discuss the war in Syria, the conflict in east Ukraine and a disputed pipeline to bring Russian gas to Germany during talks near Berlin on Saturday, Reuters reported citing a German government spokesman. 16:39 | More
Russian ships stop Ukraine deliveries
KYIV, Aug. 15 - Some Russian ships have stopped transporting cargo to Ukraine, deeming it risky after a Russian tanker was detained in a Ukrainian port as Kiev made good on sanctions against Moscow, Reuters reported citing two sources at shipowners. 22:16 | 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

World Banks works on loan guarantees to support reforms, growth in Ukraine
Ukrainian army needs UAH 112-bln in 2019, senior army commander says
Kyiv Borys Grinchenko University to use alternative, renewable energy sources
Report finds only 42% of displaced persons employed: IOM
Ukrainians dont support changes of powers of president and prime minister, study shows
Tymoshenko leading in presidential vote opinion poll, followed by Hrytsenko
EU to issue EUR 15.5-mln for public administration reform in Ukraine
EBA asks IMF, World Bank to support pension insurance bill in Ukraine
Russian-made weapons spotted in Luhansk
Ukraine begins fire testing upgraded T-72 AMT main battle tank
Trump signs Defense Authorization Act with $250-mln earmarked for Ukraine
European Union praises Ukraine for anti-corruption court legislation
Elections will speed up creation of High Anti-Corruption Court: NABU chief
IMF program delays remain source of uncertainty for Ukraine: Fitch Ratings
U.S. sanctions likely to weaken Russias ability to create new weapons: think tank
Russian convoys illegally enter Ukraine
Concerns grow over jailed Donetsk reporter
Batkivshchyna leader Tymoshenko is ahead in presidential opinion poll
U.S.s Pompeo, Poroshenko discuss Ukraines cooperation with IMF
Ukrainian ministry seeks to draft list of critical infrastructure
Sentsovs condition worsens in Russia
Ukrainians want to see experts having say in selecting judges: poll finds
Ukraine NOW brand gets prestigious Red Dot design award: PM
Selydovvuhillia coal mines launch UAH 341-min modernization work
Ukraine to showcase new An-178 transport aircraft at military parade
Ukraine, world community to never recognize Russia's claim to Crimea deposits: official
Ukraines winter coal reserves still lagging behind targets: data show
Ukraine accelerated search for oil, gas in north-western parts of Black Sea
Kyivstar joins police in Kyiv, Poltava, Kharkiv to help search for missing children
Ukraine's Ukravtodor to spend UAH2.3-bln to repair 45 bridges in 2018
Gazprom boosts 10.4% gas supplies to Donetsk, Luhansk in Jan-Jun
Turkish lira devaluation wont cause Ukraine export fluctuations: analyst
Tourism firms dont expect costs too drop despite Turkish lira decline
Ukraines GDP grows 3.6% on year in April-June: State Statistics Service
Lithuania's Modus Group invests EUR 30 million in solar power plants in Ukraine
Collision reported after Ukraine approves foreigner registration legislation
Ukraine to investigate 235 businesses for illegal timber exports
Canadas PGW Defense Technologies to begin deliveries of sniper rifles to Ukraine
Ukraine Q3 business confidence indicators improve, but still negative
Kuwait seeks to participate in Ukraine privatization after officials meet
Ukraines hot-rolled steel exports to UK to be restricted within EU quota
Donetskstal sells 40.8% stake in Donetsk coking plant for $300-mln
Currencies (in hryvnias)
  17.08.2018 prev
USD 27.67 27.45
RUR 0.414 0.414
EUR 31.46 31.08

Stock Market
  16.08.2018 prev
PFTS 519.2 508.4
source: PFTS


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