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    Ukrainian agricultural exports to EU grow by quarter
    Jul01

    Ukrainian agricultural exports to EU grow by quarter

    Exports of agricultural products from Ukraine to the European Union in January-May 2016 increased by 24% year-over-year (y-o-y) to $1.8 billion, while the total volume of agricultural products export was worth $5.7 billion, according to Deputy Agrarian Policy and Food Minister Vladyslava Rutytska.”Exports of agricultural sector`s output account...

    Turchynov: Evidence of Russia`s war against Ukraine can be found on Putin`s website
    Jul01

    Turchynov: Evidence of Russia`s war against Ukraine can be found on Putin`s website

    In Ukraine, there is no internal conflict but an undeclared brutal war waged by Russia against us, Secretary of the National Security and Defense of Ukraine (NSDC) Oleksandr Turchynov said in his comment on another statement of Russian President Vladimir Putin regarding the ”internal nature of the conflict in Ukraine.””Having claimed about...

    Ukraine`s consolidated budget sees UAH 3.8 bln in deficit in Jan-May
    Jul01

    Ukraine`s consolidated budget sees UAH 3.8 bln in deficit in Jan-May

    The deficit of Ukraine`s consolidated budget in January-May 2016 amounted to UAH 3.779 billion against a surplus of UAH 19.394 billion in the same period last year.According to Finance Ministry`s data, the consolidated budget revenues in January-May increased by 12.2% year-over-year (y-o-y) to UAH 280.104 billion, while expenses grew by 23.6% to...

    Ukraine to chair UN Security Council in 2017
    Jul01

    Ukraine to chair UN Security Council in 2017

    Ukraine will chair the UN Security Council in February 2017, Ukraine`s Permanent Representative to the UN Volodymyr Yelchenko wrote on Twitter.”With the election of new members for the next two years, we finally know that Ukraine will chair the Security Council in February 2017. We`re already preparing for this,” he tweeted.Yelchenko also...

    Canada assumes leading role for NATO`s enhanced presence in Eastern, Central Europe
    Jul01

    Canada assumes leading role for NATO`s enhanced presence in Eastern, Central Europe

    Canadian Defense Minister Harjit S. Sajjan and Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion on June 30 announced that Canada will take on a leadership role within the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to support the Alliance`s strengthened deterrence and defense posture in Eastern and Central Europe, according to the website of the Government...

    Oil prices rise on tight market outlook, expected fiscal stimulus
    Jul01

    Oil prices rise on tight market outlook, expected fiscal stimulus

    Oil prices rose early on Friday, with Brent jumping back above $50 per barrel, as investors positioned themselves for more price increases this year in expectation of a tighter market, Reuters reported.International Brent crude oil futures were trading at $50.04 per barrel at 0026 GMT, up 33 cents from their last settlement, and U.S. West Texas...

    Poroshenko visits Ukrainian servicemen who undergo rehabilitation in Bulgaria
    Jul01

    Poroshenko visits Ukrainian servicemen who undergo rehabilitation in Bulgaria

    In the course of the official visit to Bulgaria, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko visited wounded Ukrainian servicemen who undergo rehabilitation in this country, the president`s press service reports.Poroshenko expressed gratitude to the medical staff who care for the wounded servicemen who defended freedom of Ukraine and Europe. The...

    Ukraine sees twofold increase in hot water and central heating tariffs from July 1
    Jul01

    Ukraine sees twofold increase in hot water and central heating tariffs from July 1

    Ukrainian households will start getting higher hot water and heat bills from July 1, according to a resolution of the National Regulatory Commission for Energy and Utilities.The increase in tariffs is related to a change in gas price that has been set at UAH 6,879 ($273) per 1,000 cubic meters for households and heating utility companies starting...

    Poroshenko awards Vasyl Slipak Order for Courage
    Jul01

    Poroshenko awards Vasyl Slipak Order for Courage

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has awarded famous Ukrainian opera singer Vasyl Slipak Order for Courage of the I grade (posthumously) for personal courage demonstrated during the protection of state sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and selfless service to the Ukrainian nation.Respective Decree No. 280/2016 has been signed by...

    Ukraine sees deficit of foreign trade in goods growing
    Jul01

    Ukraine sees deficit of foreign trade in goods growing

    The deficit of Ukraine`s foreign trade in goods in January through May 2016 amounted to $1.753 billion, which is higher by 12.2% on a deficit of $1.562 billion in January-May 2015, according to the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU).Exports of goods from Ukraine in the period under review amounted to $12.550 billion, down by 12.7% compared to the...

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