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    Gas consumption in Ukraine reduced in 2016
    Jan05

    Gas consumption in Ukraine reduced in 2016

    The Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry reports that Ukraine in 11 months of 2016 cut natural gas consumption by 6.2% or by 1.825 billion cubic meters. This data is compared to 27.596 billion cubic meters that were consumed during the period January-November 2015. Industry consumed 8.538 billion cubic meters. That is 17.2% down compared to...

    Russian militants attacked in all directions in Donbas last day, used armoured fighting vehicles, grenade and mortar launchers
    Jan04

    Russian militants attacked in all directions in Donbas last day, used armoured fighting vehicles, grenade and mortar launchers

    The Security Service of Ukraine detained a member of Russian militants’ subversive reconnaissance group who wanted to penetrate to the ATO troops controlled territory. The 25-year-old militant was found to be a self-proclaimed “chief of military headquarters” of a temporarily occupied district in Luhansk region. Moreover, Ukrainian intelligence...

    Ukrainian Defense Industry Ukroboronprom to provide the army with 100 UAV complexes per year
    Jan04

    Ukrainian Defense Industry Ukroboronprom to provide the army with 100 UAV complexes per year

    The press service of the Ukrainian state concern Ukroboronprom (Ukrainian Defense Industry) states that the part of concern OJSC Meridian (Kyiv) is ready for the mass production of more than 100 BPAK-MP-1 (each complex consists of three drones, a ground control and surveillance station, an antenna system and charging devices) unmanned aerial...

    Austria to provide €2 million for humanitarian aid in Eastern Ukraine – OSCE Chairman
    Jan04

    Austria to provide €2 million for humanitarian aid in Eastern Ukraine – OSCE Chairman

    On January 3, 2017, the OSCE Chairman Sebastian Kurz arrived to Ukraine and visited Donetsk Region to exam personally the state of Minsk agreements’ fulfilment, the social and economic situation in the region caused by the military aggression of Russia against Ukraine, as well as the implementation of charitable projects with the participation of...

    Ukraine follows all gas transit obligations – UKRTRANSGAZ
    Jan04

    Ukraine follows all gas transit obligations – UKRTRANSGAZ

    As reports the operator of the Ukrainian gas transport system PJSC UKRTRANSGAZ gas transit through Ukraine grew by 23% to 82.2 billion cubic meters in 2016. Press Service of UKRTRANSGAZ on its official website: “Specifically, in December 2016, for the needs of European consumers were transported 8.4 billion cubic meters, which is 25% more...

    Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov to return from Syria to Russia at the beginning of 2017 – Intefax
    Jan04

    Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov to return from Syria to Russia at the beginning of 2017 – Intefax

    Involved in Russia’s military operations in Syria Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov (Admiral Flota Sovetskogo Soyuza Kuznetsov) may return from the Mediterranean in January 2017. Also to the Russian Navy base in Severomorsk will sail the escort of aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov, nuclear battle cruiser Pyotr Velikiy. “It is...

    State debt of Ukraine decreased to $67.54 billion
    Jan04

    State debt of Ukraine decreased to $67.54 billion

    The Ukrainian Ministry of Finance reports that the total direct and guaranteed state debt of Ukraine decreased by $810 million (1.2%), to $67.54 billion in the 11th month of 2016. Ukraine’s total debt in 2015 decreased by $4.32 billion (6.2%). While during previous months of 2016 it grew by $2.03 billion (3.1% in dollars or 10% in hryvnia),...

    OSCE SMM work in Donbas needs serious improvements – OSCE Chairman Kurz
    Jan04

    OSCE SMM work in Donbas needs serious improvements – OSCE Chairman Kurz

    On January 3, 2017, the OSCE Chairman, Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Austria Sebastian Kurz arrived to Ukraine and visited Donetsk Region. He wanted to exam personally the state of Minsk agreements’ fulfillment, the social and economic situation in the region caused by the military aggression of Russia against...

    Oil prices rise because of OPEC plan to reduce output
    Jan04

    Oil prices rise because of OPEC plan to reduce output

    Organizations of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in November 2016 decided to reduce oil output and this agreement enter into force at the first week of 2017. According to Reuters, oil edged higher on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. Global benchmark Brent crude futures LCOc1 were up 49 cents at $55.96 a barrel by 0924 GMT (4:24 a.m. ET). U.S....

    The Security Service of Ukraine wants to prohibit French presidential candidate Le Pen to enter Ukraine
    Jan04

    The Security Service of Ukraine wants to prohibit French presidential candidate Le Pen to enter Ukraine

    The Staff Chief of The Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) Oleksandr Tkachuk sent a request to the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry on the prohibition of entry for the French presidency candidate, the leader of the National Front party Marine Le Pen to Ukraine after her statement that Crimea annexation “was not illegitimate. “January 3...

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