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    Ukraine sees deflation for 2nd consecutive month
    Aug09

    Ukraine sees deflation for 2nd consecutive month

    Deflation (decline in consumer prices) was recorded in Ukraine for the second consecutive month calculated on a month-to-month basis, the State Statistics Service reported on its website. Deflation of 0.1% was recorded in July as compared to June, after a decline of 0.2% in June as compared to May. According to the report, in annual terms,...

    Ukraine and Indonesia agree on cooperation in defense sphere
    Aug08

    Ukraine and Indonesia agree on cooperation in defense sphere

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of Indonesia have signed an agreement on cooperation in the defense sphere in the presence of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Indonesian President Joko Widodo, the presidential press service reported. The agreement was signed by Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin and...

    Ukraine`s first medal at 2016 Olympics: Kulish wins silver in Air Rifle Men`s Finals
    Aug08

    Ukraine`s first medal at 2016 Olympics: Kulish wins silver in Air Rifle Men`s Finals

    Ukrainian athlete Serhiy Kulish has won the silver medal in the 10m Air Rifle Men`s Finals on Monday. He scored 204.6 points, being behind Italy`s Niccolo Campriani with 206.1 points, who was a silver medal winner during the 2012 Olympics. The third place is taken by Russian athlete Vladimir Maslennikov with 184.2. Another Ukrainian athlete, Oleh...

    Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France may meet on G20 sidelines: Lavrov
    Aug08

    Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France may meet on G20 sidelines: Lavrov

    Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany may hold a ”summit” on the sidelines of the Group of 20 meeting in China to discuss the Ukraine peace process, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday, Reuters reported. Lavrov told journalists that the proposal to hold the four-way meeting came from Kyiv and that Russia will be ready for it,...

    U.S. prosecutor tasked with selecting officers to oversee prosecutors` actions
    Aug08

    U.S. prosecutor tasked with selecting officers to oversee prosecutors` actions

    Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko has signed a decree ”On urgent organizational measures to appoint staff of the General Inspectorate,” the press service of the Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) reported. Deputy Prosecutor General Anzhela Stryzhevska and former U.S. Federal Prosecutor and Assistant U.S. Attorney of the U.S. Attorney`s...

    Kharkiv armored tank plant quadruplicates output in H1
    Aug08

    Kharkiv armored tank plant quadruplicates output in H1

    Kharkiv armored tank plant, which is part of the state-run Ukroboronprom concern, quadruplicated its output in the first half of 2016, year-on-year, according to Ukroboronprom`s press service. ”In the first half of 2016, the plant transferred 25 pieces of armored military hardware to the Armed Forces of Ukraine: 13 T64BV tanks and 12 T-80BV tanks...

    Recent Mariupol quake has no impact on Zaproizhia nuclear power plant
    Aug08

    Recent Mariupol quake has no impact on Zaproizhia nuclear power plant

    An earthquake registered in the Ukrainian-controlled strategic port city of Mariupol in the southern part of Donetsk region at about 11:15 local time on August 7 has had no impact on nuclear reactors at the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant (NPP), Ukrainian officials stated. The epicenter of the 4.9 magnitude earthquake was located near Mariupol at...

    Ukraine accumulates 10.97 bcm of gas in underground facilities
    Aug08

    Ukraine accumulates 10.97 bcm of gas in underground facilities

    Stocks of natural gas in Ukraine`s underground storage facilities grew by 3.9%, or 414 million cubic meters (mcm), from 10.559 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas on July 30 to 10.973 bcm of gas on August 6, according to Ukrtransgaz, operator of Ukraine`s gas transport system. The amount of gas pumped daily into the underground facilities, as of...

    Savchenko announces agreement to swap two  prisoners of war in Donbas
    Aug08

    Savchenko announces agreement to swap two prisoners of war in Donbas

    There is an agreement on the exchange of prisoners of war (POW) in Donbas under the ”two for two” arrangement, Ukrainian MP Nadia Savchenko stated after coming out of the Presidential Administration, according to Ukrainska Pravda. ”At present, there is an agreement to swap two for two – and it must be done now,” she said. ”The president should do...

    Ukraine`s government to launch investment promotion agency on Sept 1
    Aug08

    Ukraine`s government to launch investment promotion agency on Sept 1

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has announced that his government plans to launch an Investment Promotion Office on September 1, 2016. ”The office will start work from September 1,” he stated at a government meeting on Monday. The office staffing will be sponsored by the U.S.-based Western NIS Enterprise Fund. Deputy Finance Minister...

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