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    Ukrainian President and a lot of parliament members to ignore the Davos Ukrainian Lunch organized by pro-Russian oligarch Pinchuk
    Jan18

    Ukrainian President and a lot of parliament members to ignore the Davos Ukrainian Lunch organized by pro-Russian oligarch Pinchuk

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and a number of other officials who take part in the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, will not join the Ukrainian Lunch organized by pro-Russian billionaire, media mogul and founder of Yalta European Strategy Victor Pinchuk after the publication of Pinchuk’s commentary on December 29,...

    IMF demands Ukraine to implement a pension reform, reduce the number of state employees, abolish the simplified tax system and open a land market
    Jan17

    IMF demands Ukraine to implement a pension reform, reduce the number of state employees, abolish the simplified tax system and open a land market

    The recent version of the Memorandum of Cooperation between Ukraine and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) states that Ukraine should implement a pension reform, reduce the number of state employees, abolish the simplified tax system and open a land market, in total for 12 structural points. The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine should make a...

    Ukraine will defend its position in English High Court against Russia’s suit on Yanukovych’s $3 bln debt
    Jan17

    Ukraine will defend its position in English High Court against Russia’s suit on Yanukovych’s $3 bln debt

    On Tuesday, January 17, 2017, in the High Court of England starts the first hearing in consideration of the claim of Russia against Ukraine on $ 3 billion debt, according to the official the website of the court. Kyiv authorities consider a $3 billion loan from Russia negotiated between then-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and Russian...

    Russia plans to leave G8 group of industrialized democracies after suspension for the illegal Crimea annexation
    Jan16

    Russia plans to leave G8 group of industrialized democracies after suspension for the illegal Crimea annexation

    The Russian Federation has announced its intention to permanently walk away from the G8 inter-governmental political forum of the world′s major highly industrialized economies which brings together the world’s richest countries to discuss global issues from economic growth to terrorism, according to The Independent. Russia was added to the...

    Ukrainian enterprises imported gas at $230/thousand cubic meters in December 2016
    Jan13

    Ukrainian enterprises imported gas at $230/thousand cubic meters in December 2016

    The press service of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade states that Ukrainian companies imported gas from Europe for their own needs at an average price of UAH 6,006.66 ($230.01) per 1,000 cubic meters in the last month of 2016. “The average customs value of imported natural gas, formed in the process of customs clearance in the...

    Big Japanese companies began economic activities in Ukraine – Japanese Ambassador
    Jan12

    Big Japanese companies began economic activities in Ukraine – Japanese Ambassador

    On January 11, 2017, Japanese Ambassador to Kyiv Shigeki Sumi held a meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. A decree on celebrating the Year of Japan in Ukraine was signed and the President of Ukraine expressed his gratitude to Japan in support the independence and territorial integrity of Ukraine, according to the presidential press...

    Ukrainian gas reserves would be enough to meet all needs until the end of the heating season
    Jan12

    Ukrainian gas reserves would be enough to meet all needs until the end of the heating season

    Ukraine has sufficient gas reserves in underground storages until the end of the heating season even if low temperatures remain till the end of the heating period, states Press Service of Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine on the official website. Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Kistion said that since the beginning of the heating season in...

    Oil prices rose for the first time in 3 days on January 11, 2017
    Jan11

    Oil prices rose for the first time in 3 days on January 11, 2017

    Oil prices rose for the 1st time in three days on January 11, 2017, despite the U.S. government data showing a huge weekly build in U.S. crude and fuel inventories. Oil prices edged up on Wednesday, lifted by reports of Saudi supply cuts to Asia, and an early Wall Street rally ahead of a news conference by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump,...

    Ukrainian budget-funded structures are served by Russian accounting systems – Ministry of Finance of Ukraine
    Jan10

    Ukrainian budget-funded structures are served by Russian accounting systems – Ministry of Finance of Ukraine

    Ministry of Finance of Ukraine in its report of 2016 on facebook admitted the strange fact that 10% of e-cabinets on the official public finances portal of Ukraine E-Data are registered from Russian domains. “Russian capital, Russian IT solutions are actively presented on the Ukrainian market,” states the report. Ukraine’s...

    U.S. Senator McCain to join with Democrats in pushing for “comprehensive” sanctions on Russia
    Jan10

    U.S. Senator McCain to join with Democrats in pushing for “comprehensive” sanctions on Russia

    John McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, U.S. Senate Republican said on January 9, 2017, that he would join Democratic Senators Ben Cardin and Robert Menendez in introducing the legislation for “comprehensive” sanctions on Russia because of its alleged attempts to influence the 2016 Presidential election....

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