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    Ukraine test fires brand new Vilkha missile complex
    Apr26

    Ukraine test fires brand new Vilkha missile complex

    Ukraine successfully conducted another series of tests of a modern Ukrainian-made high-accuracy missile complex Vilkha, Kyiv`s Luch State Design Bureau, which is part of Ukroboronprom State Concern, wrote on Facebook. The complex is superior to a Tochka U tactical ballistic missile system (with a maximum combat range of 120 km). It is noted that...

    Russia uses OSCE car blast for propaganda purposes, attempts to blame Ukraine – media
    Apr26

    Russia uses OSCE car blast for propaganda purposes, attempts to blame Ukraine – media

    The Kremlin-controlled media have resorted to using the recent tragic incident involving the death of an OSCE monitor in militant-controlled part of Donbas region for propaganda purposes, accusing Ukraine`s military of shelling the site where the land mine blew up the OSCE patrol vehicle, claiming Kyiv is impeding the investigation, Stopfake.org...

    Naftogaz to cut gas prices for industry from May 1
    Apr26

    Naftogaz to cut gas prices for industry from May 1

    National oil and gas holding Naftogaz of Ukraine from May 1, 2017, will lower by 2.8% the minimum price of natural gas sold to industrial consumers from UAH 7,675 per 1,000 cubic meters in April 2017 to UAH 7,456.8 per 1,000 cubic meters, the company said in a statement. At the same time, the maximum price of natural gas for industrial consumers...

    Ukraine boosts grain exports by 52 pct in March – Reuters
    Apr26

    Ukraine boosts grain exports by 52 pct in March – Reuters

    Ukraine boosted its grain exports to 4.54 million tonnes in March up 52 percent from 2.98 million tonnes in February thanks to record sales of maize, analyst UkrAgroConsult said on Wednesday, according to Reuters. The maize shipments jumped to 3.1 million tonnes in March, the highest so far for the 2016/2017 marketing year that runs from July to...

    EU ambassadors support visa waivers for Ukraine
    Apr26

    EU ambassadors support visa waivers for Ukraine

    On April 26, the Committee of Permanent Representatives of the EU member states (COREPER) supported the move to grant the Ukrainians a visa-free travel across the EU, the Council of the European Union told an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels. The Committee supported without further consideration a draft legislative act of the European Parliament...

    Anniversary of the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant Disaster in Ukraine
    Apr26

    Anniversary of the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant Disaster in Ukraine

    31 years passed since  26 April 1986, when near Ukrainian town Prypyat exploded Reactor No. 4 at the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant. That was one of the worst nuclear accident to have ever occurred on the Earth after which 350,000 residents of Ukraine that was a part of the former USSR were evacuated, and was created the 30-kilometer Exclusion...

    Ukraine Embassy in U.S. explains reports on Washington`s possible assistance cut
    Apr26

    Ukraine Embassy in U.S. explains reports on Washington`s possible assistance cut

    Information on 68.8% U.S. assistance decrease to Ukraine should be viewed in correlation with American financial assistance in the form of a loan guarantee, the Ukrainian Embassy in the United States wrote on Facebook. ”In 2016, the U.S. Government provided to Ukraine $1 billion loan guarantee that was funded from the U.S. budget in the amount of...

    Ukraine offers China Railways to invest in subway, bridge and high-speed rail link
    Apr26

    Ukraine offers China Railways to invest in subway, bridge and high-speed rail link

    The Ukrainian government on Tuesday offered China Railway International Group (CRIG) a number of infrastructure investment opportunities, including the fourth line of the Kyiv Metro and the construction of a bridge, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade wrote on Twitter, Global Construction Review reports. The ministry published two...

    Security Service of Ukraine holds anti-terrorist drills at Eurovision venue in Kyiv
    Apr26

    Security Service of Ukraine holds anti-terrorist drills at Eurovision venue in Kyiv

    “The coordination group of the Anti-Terrorist Center at the Main Directorate of the Security Service in the City of Kyiv and Kyiv region is conducting tactical special exercises at the International Exhibition Center which will host Eurovision 2017 in May,” the SBU press center reported in the late hours of Tuesday, April 25. The exercises...

    Polish gas worth $48.8 mln to be supplied to Ukraine by private company
    Apr26

    Polish gas worth $48.8 mln to be supplied to Ukraine by private company

    Private energy company Eru Trading, a subsidiary of Energy Resources of Ukraine, together with the Polish oil and gas company PGNiG in 2017 will supply 218 million cubic meters of gas worth UAH 1.3 billion, or US$48.8 million, for the needs of the state-owned operator of Ukraine`s gas transportation system Ukrtransgaz, according to the PGNiG...

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