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    Merkel ready to interrupt vacation for approval of sanctions against Russia
    Jul28

    Merkel ready to interrupt vacation for approval of sanctions against Russia

    The German government supports the approval by the European Union of a sectoral package of sanctions against Russia. To do this, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is ready to interrupt her vacation, if necessary, to attend an extraordinary meeting of the European Council in Brussels. Deputy spokesperson for the German government Christiane Wirtz...

    Criminal case opened against Yefremov
    Jul28

    Criminal case opened against Yefremov

    Social activists have secured the opening of a criminal case against Party of Regions faction leader Oleksandr Yefremov. Now he faces up to six years in prison for embezzling UAH 100 million in state budget funds, the Center for Combating Corruption has reported. “Ukraine’s Prosecutor General’s Office has launched criminal...

    Verkhovna Rada will allow Australian policemen into Ukraine – Turchynov
    Jul28

    Verkhovna Rada will allow Australian policemen into Ukraine – Turchynov

    Verkhovna Rada Chairman Oleksandr Turchynov said that the parliament will ratify an agreement at its special meeting Thursday, which will allow Australian policemen into Ukraine. He said at a meeting with Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans and Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, the VR website informs. “Thursday, the Verkhovna Rada...

    Ukraine preparing personal sanctions against Russia
    Jul28

    Ukraine preparing personal sanctions against Russia

    Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Oleksandr Sych has announced personal sanctions against Russia, which are to be approved soon. He said this at a briefing on Monday, Ukrinform reported. “It’s not just about sectoral sanctions, i.e. particular products, it’s also about personal sanctions – against those who incite ethnic...

    Dollar rises to 12.2 UAH/USD
    Jul28

    Dollar rises to 12.2 UAH/USD

    Dollar on the interbank market raised to 12.2 UAH/USD, InterBusinessConsulting informs. Trading in the U.S. dollar on the interbank currency market of Ukraine opened with quotations of 11.8500/12.0000 UAH/USD, until 12:00 a.m. they grew to 11.9900/12.1500 UAH/USD. Until the closure of trading the price levels reached 12.1000/12.2000. The...

    Cabinet plans to introduce military tax
    Jul28

    Cabinet plans to introduce military tax

    The Cabinet of Ministers intends to introduce a temporary military tax – as additional to the income tax of natural persons to the amount of 1.5%. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk told a briefing at the Cabinet, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “As concerns another temporary tax – this is the military tax of 1.5% – as an...

    ATO forces enter Shakhtarsk, Torez and Lutuhyne
    Jul28

    ATO forces enter Shakhtarsk, Torez and Lutuhyne

    Ukrainian government troops have entered Shakhtarsk, Torez and Lutuhyne. Spokesman for the information and analytical center of the National Security and Defense Council Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing in Kyiv on Monday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “Our troops entered Shakhtarsk, Torez and Lutuhyne,” he said. The...

    Government wants to abolish all business examinations except for tax inspection
    Jul28

    Government wants to abolish all business examinations except for tax inspection

    The Cabinet proposes to prohibit all types of inspections of businesses, in addition to those made ??by the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk told a briefing at the Cabinet, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “The government proposes to ban all types of checks except for the inspections of the State Fiscal...

    Poroshenko appoints Tymoshenko’s spin doctor as his adviser
    Jul28

    Poroshenko appoints Tymoshenko’s spin doctor as his adviser

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has appointed Oleh Medvedev as his freelance adviser. A decree to that effect, dated July 25, has been posted on the website of the head of state. As reported, in 2005, Medvedev worked as an adviser and spin doctor of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko. ap 28.07.2014...

    Cabinet significantly cut funding for reconstruction of Donbas
    Jul28

    Cabinet significantly cut funding for reconstruction of Donbas

    The Cabinet reduced the amount needed to rebuild the ruined infrastructure of Donbas from UAH 8 billion to UAH 3.3 billion. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk told a briefing at the Cabinet, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Some eight billion was proposed, but after adjusting, to the end of the year we expect the amount of UAH 3.3 billion...

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