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    Ukraine reduces gas consumption by almost 10% in May
    Jun24

    Ukraine reduces gas consumption by almost 10% in May

    Ukraine has dropped consumption of natural gas in May compared to May 2015 by 9.7% – to 1,229 billion cubic meters, the State Statistics Service has reported.According to the State Statistics Service, the consumption of gas in May fell by 30% compared to April 2016.Ukraine has also reduced consumption of crude oil and gas condensate in May...

    Ukrainian pilot sentenced to 12 years for spying for Russia
    Jun24

    Ukrainian pilot sentenced to 12 years for spying for Russia

    A Ukrainian court has sentenced a local pilot to 12 years in prison. The man has been accused of spying for Russia and providing Russian military with information, classified as State secrets, according to Ukraine Today.”It is established that the Major deliberately gave full information to Russian reps on the surveillance flight, conducted by...

    UNWTO to support Ukraine`s tourism development
    Jun24

    UNWTO to support Ukraine`s tourism development

    UN World Tourist Organization will work with the Ukrainian Government to support the development of its tourism sector and the cooperation will focus on the areas of tourism statistics, communications and capacity building within the Organization for tourism officials and graduates from the country`s tourism educational institutions, the UNWTO...

    Groysman instructs ministers to assess ”Rotterdam plus” coal price formula within week
    Jun24

    Groysman instructs ministers to assess ”Rotterdam plus” coal price formula within week

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has instructed the Ministry of Energy and Coal and other relevant ministries to consider the feasibility of using the so-called ”Rotterdam plus” formula during the purchase of coal and to submit its findings within a week.”I want First Deputy Prime Minister Stepan Kubiv, Deputy Prime Minister Volodymyr...

    Ukraine heads Eurocontrol Standing Committee – Infrastructure Ministry
    Jun24

    Ukraine heads Eurocontrol Standing Committee – Infrastructure Ministry

    According to the press service of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine, the relevant decision was made during a meeting of all States members of the organization in Brussels on June 23, where Ukraine was represented by Deputy Infrastructure Minister Viktor Dovhan.He also expressed hope that this step would contribute to the signing of the...

    Stoltenberg: UK to remain strong NATO Ally, play leading role
    Jun24

    Stoltenberg: UK to remain strong NATO Ally, play leading role

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has said that the United Kingdom will remain a strong and committed NATO Ally, and will continue to play its leading role in the Alliance, an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels reports.”The British people have decided to leave the European Union. As it defines the next chapter in its relationship with the EU,...

    EU calls on Britain to withdraw ”as soon as possible”
    Jun24

    EU calls on Britain to withdraw ”as soon as possible”

    The European Union regrets the outcome of the UK referendum but respects it, and expects the United Kingdom government to give effect to this decision of the British people as soon as possible, according to an UNIAN correspondent from Brussels.”In a free and democratic process, the British people have expressed their wish to leave the European...

    Ukraine PM Groysman tells when FTA with Canada to be signed
    Jun24

    Ukraine PM Groysman tells when FTA with Canada to be signed

    Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman has said that the free trade agreement between Ukraine and Canada is expected to be signed before the end of July 2016.The two countries are getting ready to seal on July 11-12 the deal which they have been negotiating since 2014, according to Groysman who spoke at a government meeting Friday.”We are...

    S&P: UK likely to lose AAA credit rating
    Jun24

    S&P: UK likely to lose AAA credit rating

    S&P has confirmed that the United Kingdom is likely to lose its final AAA credit rating, according to The Financial Times.Moritz Kraemer, chief ratings officer for S&P, told the FT earlier this Friday that he expected the political, financial and economic risks associated with the UK voting to leave the European Union to lead to a credit...

    Poroshenko on Brexit: ”It`s sad but we should do our thing”
    Jun24

    Poroshenko on Brexit: ”It`s sad but we should do our thing”

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko expects that the sanctions against Russia will be extended, despite the result of the referendum in the UK.”It`s sad, but `we should do our thing.` I believe that, despite the referendum`s outcome, the UK remains in a united Europe and will defend common European values,” he wrote on Facebook.Poroshenko...

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