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    EU, Ukraine making significant progress on partnerships: Committee of Regions
    Jul06

    EU, Ukraine making significant progress on partnerships: Committee of Regions

    Ukraine has taken substantive and very hopeful steps in its reform of local governance, the President of the European Committee of the Regions, Markku Markkula, said today in a meeting of a special task-force created by cities and regions in the European Union to help Ukraine, according to CoR`s press service.Speaking in the southern Ukrainian...

    Ukraine Gov`t extends food embargo against Russia until 2018
    Jul06

    Ukraine Gov`t extends food embargo against Russia until 2018

    The Cabinet of Ministers on July 6 has extended its food embargo on Russian goods for six months, until December 31, 2017, in response to a new wave of restrictive measures earlier imposed by Russia.”A draft resolution has been submitted that proposes to extend until December 31, 2017, inclusive, the ban on supplies to the Ukrainian customs...

    Antonov purchases $8 mln worth of Russian equipment
    Jul06

    Antonov purchases $8 mln worth of Russian equipment

    On September 19, 2015, Antonov design bureau, which is a Ukrainian aircraft manufacturing and services company and part of the state-run Ukroboronprom Concern, signed an agreement with PJSC ”VASO” (Russia) for the supply of aggregates, parts and components for civil aircraft worth $7.65 million, according to an investigative report by Nashi...

    Ukraine sees sevenfold increase of Norway aid since start of Russia`s aggression – Klimkin
    Jul06

    Ukraine sees sevenfold increase of Norway aid since start of Russia`s aggression – Klimkin

    Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin said that the Kingdom of Norway had increased assistance to Ukraine by seven times since the beginning of the Russian aggression in 2014, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”We were able to discuss the whole range of issues that we had planned for today`s conversation, having started with the...

    Ukraine to partner up with U.S. in Antares space launch
    Jul06

    Ukraine to partner up with U.S. in Antares space launch

    Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States Valeriy Chaly said that Ukraine and the U.S. plan to jointly launch the space rocket Antares.”We plan to launch the rocket together with the U.S in the coming months”, the diplomat said, Ukraine Today reported citing the Ukrainian media.Chaly says Ukraine is among the world`s top ten countries in space...

    Barcelona football star Messi sentenced to 21 mths in prison
    Jul06

    Barcelona football star Messi sentenced to 21 mths in prison

    Barcelona football star Lionel Messi has been sentenced to 21 months in prison after a court in Barcelona found him guilty of three counts of tax fraud, a statement from the court said on Wednesday, according to Reuters.The court also sentenced the Argentine soccer player`s father, Jorge, to 21 months in prison for the same three crimes. The...

    Gerashchenko reveals details of Ukrainian Colonel`s captivity
    Jul06

    Gerashchenko reveals details of Ukrainian Colonel`s captivity

    Colonel of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Ivan Beziazykov, who was released on Tuesday after two years spent in militant captivity, had been held in the building of the Donetsk TV station, Ukraine`s representative in the humanitarian subgroup at the Trilateral Contact Group on Donbas settlement, first Deputy Chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada of...

    Antimonopoly watchdog analyzes competition in Ukraine`s duty-free trade market
    Jul06

    Antimonopoly watchdog analyzes competition in Ukraine`s duty-free trade market

    The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (ACU) is analyzing the existing procedures for obtaining a permit to open and run duty-free stores, the situation with the access to the market of duty-free trade, as well as sales procedures applied by this type of stores, the ACU press service reported.The ACU until August 4 will be conducting a survey of...

    Antimonopoly watchdog analyzes competition in Ukraine`s duty-free trade market
    Jul06

    Antimonopoly watchdog analyzes competition in Ukraine`s duty-free trade market

    The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (ACU) is analyzing the existing procedures for obtaining a permit to open and run duty-free stores, the situation with the access to the market of duty-free trade, as well as sales procedures applied by this type of stores, the ACU press service reported.The ACU until August 4 will be conducting a survey of...

    Commission approves crew of next ISS expedition
    Jul06

    Commission approves crew of next ISS expedition

    The state commission has approved the crew of the next expedition to the International Space Station (ISS), which will fly to orbit on July 7 from the Baikonur cosmodrome, Russia`s State Space Corporation Roscosmos reported on Wednesday, according to Russian news agency TASS.”Russian cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin, NASA astronaut Kathleen Rubins and...

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