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Trump’s Ukraine envoy pick says he’ll flag election meddling

President Donald Trumps nominee to be the next U.S. ambassador to Ukraine says he will not meet Americans with overtly partisan political agendas if he is confirmed to the post and will report any attempt to interfere in Novembers election. Associated Press Last Updated: August 6, 2020, 12:28 AM IST…
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August 6, 2020
Ukraine

Ukraine asks Belarus to transfer arrested Russian mercenaries

Zelenskyy made the request in a phone conversation on Wednesday Ukraine's president has asked the leader of Belarus to hand over some Russian mercenaries who were arrested on "terrorism" charges and who also are accused of fighting alongside Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.  "I hope that all those suspected in…
bubmag
August 5, 2020
Ukraine

Ukraine to let in at least 5,000 Uman pilgrims for Rosh Hashanah

Israeli health officials are “nervous” about what will happen when the pilgrims return, Ukrainian Chief Rabbi Yaakov Dov Bleich said. By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA  AUGUST 1, 2020 08:23 Jews are pictured making the pilgrimage to the grave of Rabbi Nachman of Breslov in Uman, Ukraine. (photo credit: Wikimedia Commons) The Ukrainian…
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August 1, 2020
Ukraine

Ukraine sees record daily high of 1,197 new coronavirus cases

FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective face mask, used as a preventive measure against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), walks past a dummy skull placed in a shop window in central Kyiv, Ukraine July 13, 2020. REUTERS/Gleb GaranichKYIV (Reuters) - Ukraine reported a record daily high of 1,197 new coronavirus…
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July 30, 2020
Ukraine

Ukraine government approves 2021 economic forecast, sees growth at 4.6%

KYIV, July 29 (Reuters) - Ukraine’s government approved 2021 macroeconomic forecasts targeting economic growth of 4.6% after a 4.8% slump expected in 2020, Prime Minister Denys Shmygal said at a televised government meeting on Wednesday. The government sees inflation at 7.3% and the Ukrainian currency average rate at 29.1 hryvnia…
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July 29, 2020