Ukraine: selling prices of agricultural products up in January-August 2016

In January-August the average selling prices of agricultural enterprises for agricultural products increased by 7.4% YoY, the press-service of the State Statistics Service of Ukraine declared. In particular, in the reporting period the average prices for plant growing commodities grew by 19.4%, and the prices for livestock commodities dropped by 0.9%. Also, in August the…

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Russia: Cbank to offer regulatory sandboxes to test technologies

The Russian central bank is considering the possibility of launching the so-called regulatory sandboxes for participants of the financial market, when the regulator allows companies or banks to experiment with new technologies without being punished, Deputy Chairwoman Olga Skorobogatova said. “It’s the creation of a regime for banks or participants of the financial market, when…

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Russia: Tu-95MS bombers taking part in SCO exercise in Kyrgyzstan

Two strategic missile carrying bombers Tupolev-95MS take part in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s anti-terrorist exercise Peace Mission-2016, currently underway in Kyrgyzstan, an assistant to the commander of Russia’s Central Military District Yaroslav Roshchupkin has said. “The planes took off from the Engels airdrome in the Saratov region, stayed in the air for about nine hours…

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