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    Paris Opera singer Vasyl Slipak shot dead by Russian sniper in Donbas
    Jun29

    Paris Opera singer Vasyl Slipak shot dead by Russian sniper in Donbas

    Ukrainian opera singer Vasyl Slipak (Wassyl Slipak) was killed in the warzone in eastern Ukraine, Ukrainian journalist Yury Butusov wrote on Facebook, according to Ukraine Today. ”Vasyl Slipak, a well-known opera singer, one of the world`s best baritones, lived and worked in France for 19 years, where he was a soloist of the Paris Opera House,”...

    Toyota recalls 1.4 million cars over faulty airbags
    Jun29

    Toyota recalls 1.4 million cars over faulty airbags

    Japanese carmaker Toyota says it will recall 1.43 million vehicles worldwide over faulty airbags, BBC reported. The cars affected are Prius and Lexus models from 2008 to 2012, according to the report.Toyota and other carmakers have over the past years been rocked by millions of recalls over problems with airbags from Japanese supplier company...

    Gazprom cuts investment for Power of Siberia pipeline by 10%
    Jun29

    Gazprom cuts investment for Power of Siberia pipeline by 10%

    Russia`s energy giant Gazprom has cut investment in the construction of the Power of Siberia pipeline in 2016 by nearly 10% from $2.8 billion to $2.6 billion, RIA Novosti reported citing Gazprom Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee Andrey Kruglov.”As for the Power of Siberia last year I said that the financing would stand at around RUB 200...

    Scotland determined to stay in EU, Sturgeon says in Brussels – Reuters
    Jun29

    Scotland determined to stay in EU, Sturgeon says in Brussels – Reuters

    Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Wednesday on a short-notice visit to Brussels that Scotland was intent on remaining in the European Union, despite last week`s British vote to quit the bloc, according to Reuters.After meeting European Parliament President Martin Schulz, the pro-independence leader told reporters: ”Scotland is...

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 24.86 to dollar on interbank market
    Jun29

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 24.86 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Wednesday strengthened to UAH 24.84/24.86 to the dollar by the middle of trade, a broker at a commercial bank has told an UNIAN correspondent.Hryvnia quotes against the euro have settled at UAH 27.4755/27.4951, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH...

    Poroshenko to make official visit to Bulgaria on June 30
    Jun29

    Poroshenko to make official visit to Bulgaria on June 30

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will make an official visit to the Republic of Bulgaria on June 30, 2016, according to the president`s press service.The agenda of the visit provides for the negotiations of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko with President of Bulgaria Rosen Plevneliev and Prime Minister of Bulgaria Boyko Borissov. The...

    Government plans provision of direct aid to small farmers in 2017
    Jun29

    Government plans provision of direct aid to small farmers in 2017

    The Ukrainian government has approved and submitted for consideration of the Ukrainian parliament the main areas of the budgetary policy for 2017, which provides for state funding from budgets at all levels to small and medium-sized agricultural producers in the amount of 1% of gross agricultural production volumes in 2016.In his commentary on...

    Erdogan, Putin agree during phone call to meet in person – media
    Jun29

    Erdogan, Putin agree during phone call to meet in person – media

    Russian President Vladimir Putin made a phone call to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday, to thank him for the letter of condolence the Turkish president recently sent regarding the jet downing crisis which took place in November 2015, according to Daily Sabah.Shortly after the phone call, Turkish presidential sources said that the...

    Accounts of Ukraine`s Energoatom unlocked — Energy Minister
    Jun29

    Accounts of Ukraine`s Energoatom unlocked — Energy Minister

    The accounts of National Nuclear Energy Generating Company Energoatom, blocked due to unlawful attempts of Ukrelektrovat to recover doubtful debt, have been unlocked again, Ukrainian Energy Minister Ihor Nasalyk wrote on Facebook.”Finally, we have succeeded in unlocking accounts of NNEGC Energoatom (thanks to the Prime Minister), which has made...

    Government forecasts economic growth of 3-4% in Ukraine for next years
    Jun29

    Government forecasts economic growth of 3-4% in Ukraine for next years

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine forecasts economic growth in Ukraine at 3% in 2017 and 4% in the next two years, with inflation targets of 8.1% in 2017, 5.5% in 2018 and 5.2% in 2019.This is stated in the draft of the key budget figures for 2017 (the so-called budget resolution) that has been approved by the Ukrainian government and published...

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