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  1. Minimum wage is set at UAH 4,723 ($195).
  2. PM Oleksiy Honcharuk and Minister of Finance Oksana Markarova met with the IMF mission head Ron van Rooden and mission's economist Gabor Pula to discuss the new EFF.
  3. The film director believes that there can be no successful reintegration of Donbas while Putin is in power in Russia.
  4. Russian gas should be 20-25% cheaper than gas delivered from Europe anyway, since Gazprom in its direct deliveries doesn't pay for its transmission to the EU.
  5. The second week of November became historic for Ukraine – the parliament passed land reform at first reading of the law on the land market, and the next day adopted the state budget. The IMF staff mission arrived in Kyiv to complete negotiations on a new EFF program, while the statistics agency announced a slight slowdown in GDP growth in 3Q 2019.
  6. The official in Kyiv also said that he was told President Trump cared more about the investigations than about Ukraine.
  7. Service ships are heading to pick up the boats off the coast of Cape Tarkhankut.
  8. The bank chief is suspected of complicity in laundering illicit assets by ousted ex-president Yanukovych's entourage.
  9. The recent release on iOS of a card game called Gwent was overshadowed by rumors about a scandal with a Ukrainian professional gamer ProNEO3001, who this summer was suspended from tournaments for 12 months. UNIAN spoke with the gamer and found out about his allegations against the manager responsible for eSports, the future lawsuit against the developers, and lie detector tests.
  10. UAnimals NGO has appealed to locals to provide any information available on the individual who is keeping a predatory pet.