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    Yelchenko speaks about chances to strip Russia of its UN veto power
    Aug22

    Yelchenko speaks about chances to strip Russia of its UN veto power

    Volodymyr Yelchenko, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations has stated Ukraine does not abandon an idea of depriving the Russian Federation of its veto power in the UN Security Council, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”I will not say that it is impossible to achieve. Probably, it can be achieved, but it is a long process …...

    Ukrainian Court gives permission for former Defense Minister`s arrest
    Aug22

    Ukrainian Court gives permission for former Defense Minister`s arrest

    The Kyiv Pechersk District Court has given a permission to the Chief Military Prosecutor`s Office to carry out special pre-trial investigation against Ukraine`s former Defense Minister Mykhailo Yezhel. Ex-minister is suspected of having committed a crime under Part 2 of Article 364 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, due to which the state suffered...

    Ukrainian Prosecutor`s Office publishes evidence of Putin adviser`s involvement in war in Ukraine
    Aug22

    Ukrainian Prosecutor`s Office publishes evidence of Putin adviser`s involvement in war in Ukraine

    The Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) of Ukraine has published evidence of Russian authorities` involvement in the infringement of Ukraine`s territorial integrity and the war of aggression against the country, the PGO press service reported. A key player in the organization of the crimes is Sergey Glazyev, adviser to the president of Russia,...

    Ukrainian Finance Minister doesn`t rule out budget cuts if no aid from IMF
    Aug22

    Ukrainian Finance Minister doesn`t rule out budget cuts if no aid from IMF

    Ukrainian Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk has not ruled out budget cuts in case cooperation with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is reduced, according to business news portal Epravda. ”The shortfall of external financing complicates the situation. We will be forced to take extremely unpopular measures, including a reduction in budget spending,”...

    Nuclear fuel imports from Sweden account for 41.6% in H1, balance from Russia
    Aug22

    Nuclear fuel imports from Sweden account for 41.6% in H1, balance from Russia

    Shipments of nuclear fuel, produced by U.S.-Japanese Westinghouse, from Sweden to Ukraine accounted for 41.6% of the fuel elements required by Ukrainian nuclear power plants (NPPs) in the first six months of 2016, while the share of supplies from Russia`s TVEL was 58.4%, according to the State Statistics Service. Fuel elements imported from...

    Ukraine reports 6 WIA in past 24 hours
    Aug22

    Ukraine reports 6 WIA in past 24 hours

    Six Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to a spokesman for the Ukrainian Presidential Administration. ”There were six wounded in action (WIA),” Andriy Lysenko, administration spokesman for Anti-Terrorist Operation issues, stated at a briefing in Kyiv on Monday, a UNIAN correspondent...

    Finance Minister: New IMF tranche depends on full operation of e-declaration
    Aug22

    Finance Minister: New IMF tranche depends on full operation of e-declaration

    Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk has said problems with the launch of the electronic declaration of civil servants` income in Ukraine pose a threat to the disbursement of the third tranche of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan to Ukraine, according to the business news portal Epravda. ”We are working with our international...

    Ukraine`s Naftogaz offers industry better gas prices
    Aug22

    Ukraine`s Naftogaz offers industry better gas prices

    NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine will reduce the minimum price of natural gas for industrial consumers by 7.9% to UAH 6,036 per 1,000 cubic meters from September 1, 2016, compared with UAH 6,556 in August 2016, according to a statement by the company. Simultaneously, the company will lower the ceiling price for industrial consumers by 3.8% to UAH 6,762...

    Russia `showed-off` over use of Iran airbase for Syria strikes – BBC
    Aug22

    Russia `showed-off` over use of Iran airbase for Syria strikes – BBC

    Iran says Russia has stopped using one of its airbases to bomb targets in Syria for the time being, according to the BBC. Foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said the operation was ”over for now” and that the planes had ”gone”, the BBC reports. Defense Minister Hossein Deghan had earlier criticized Russia for publicizing the raids last week,...

    Ukrzaliznytsia head: Railway giant loses billions of hryvnias every year due to corruption
    Aug22

    Ukrzaliznytsia head: Railway giant loses billions of hryvnias every year due to corruption

    Wojciech Balczun, the chairman of the PJSC Ukrzaliznytsia board, has said the railway giant loses billions of hryvnias every year due to corruption, whose scale he realized when he took up the reins of the company was far more serious than he had expected. ”I thought it could be a problem, but did not imagine it was so serious. Almost from the...

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