Ukraine: central bank allows Tigipko to buy Sberbank’s Lviv-based subsidiary

The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has allowed Ukrainian businessman Sergiy Tigipko to buy a 99.9% stake in Russian Sberbank’s Ukrainian subsidiary VS Bank, based in Lviv, according to the regulator’s website. “The National Bank of Ukraine has allowed Ukrainian citizen Sergiy Leonidovych Tigipko to buy 99.9% of VS Bank’s charter capital through indirect major…

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Estonia: Tallinn-Tartu highway’s first 2+1 passing zone opens to traffic

The first 2+1 lane passing zone on Tallinn-Tartu Highway, built at the 131-135.1 kilometers between Annikvere and Neanurme, has been completed and partially opened to traffic. Two consecutive passing zones, respectively 1.5 and 1.3 kilometers in length, were constructed on the 4.1-kilometer length of the highway between the villages of Annikvere and Neanurme, the Estonian…

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Kazakhstan: tenge to strengthen

The National Bank of Kazakhstan notes a high probability of strengthening the tenge rate by the end of the year. According to the NBK Chairman Daniyar Akishev, currently, the foreign exchange market is stable. “The exchange rate fluctuates within the historically formed limits given the oil prices and exchange rates of trading partner countries. We…

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Ukraine: NBU declares Bank Boguslav insolvent

The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has declared PJSC Bank Boguslav (Kyiv) insolvent, according to the central bank’s website. The NBU Board made corresponding decision No. 708-RSh/BT on November 6. “As of November 1, Bank Boguslav had not ensured the implementation of measures foreseen in the previously approved restructuring plan with respect to raising charter…

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Turkmenistan: new promising oil and gas structures discovered

Turkmenistan, enjoying vast of hydrocarbon resources, has prepared about 300 prospective oil and gas structures for deep drilling. This was stated by Shahim Abdrakhmanov, chairman of the state corporation Turkmengeology, at the international conference entitled “Oil and Gas of Turkmenistan – 2017”. Energy rich nation of Turkmenistan has opened about two hundred oil and gas…

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