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    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...

    Russian proxies attack Ukraine 58 times in last day
    Jul01

    Russian proxies attack Ukraine 58 times in last day

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked the Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 58 times in the past 24 hours, including 34 times in the Donetsk sector, 17 times in the Mariupol sector, and seven times in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.In particular, in the...

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 24.82 to dollar
    Jul01

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 24.82 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine strengthened the official hryvnia exchange rate by three kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 24.82 to the dollar.The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for July 1:$100 costs UAH 2,482.8412 (on June 30, it was UAH 2,485.4409);EUR 100...

    PACE President calls for parliamentary dialogue, co-operation between all 47 member states
    Jul01

    PACE President calls for parliamentary dialogue, co-operation between all 47 member states

    Speaking at the end of a two-day visit to Moscow, PACE President Pedro Agramunt stressed the need to promote parliamentary dialogue and co-operation between all 47 member states of the Council of Europe.”Dialogue is very important for me. As elected parliamentarians representing our citizens, we must keep communication channels open and explore...

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