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    Ukrainians spend over 50% of their income on food and utility bills
    Jun22

    Ukrainians spend over 50% of their income on food and utility bills

    Ukrainian people spend more than half of their income on food and utility bills, with their share in population`s total expenses having grown to almost 58% in the first quarter of 2016 as compared to 52% in the previous year, the State Statistics Service reported.Food expenses accounted for 41.5% of total household expenses in Q1 2016, up from...

    Russia forces believed to use thermite to bomb residential areas of Aleppo
    Jun22

    Russia forces believed to use thermite to bomb residential areas of Aleppo

    Russia is breaching international conventions by dropping incendiaries similar to white phosphorus on to residential neighborhoods in the Syrian city of Aleppo in what is thought to be the prelude to a ground assault to retake the city from rebel forces, British national newspaper The Times reported. Video footage has emerged showing the glowing...

    McDonald`s gets bids for China, HK stores sale in up to $3 billion deal – Reuters
    Jun22

    McDonald`s gets bids for China, HK stores sale in up to $3 billion deal – Reuters

    McDonald`s Corp has received more than half a dozen bids for its China and Hong Kong stores, including offers from Beijing Tourism Group, Sanpower and ChemChina, in an auction that could fetch up to $3 billion, people familiar with the matter said, according to Reuters. Buyout firms including Bain Capital, TPG Capital and Carlyle Group too are...

    Economy Ministry projects 3-3.5% GDP growth for next 2 years
    Jun22

    Economy Ministry projects 3-3.5% GDP growth for next 2 years

    The Ukrainian Ministry of Economic Development and Trade forecasts that the country`s GDP will grow by 1.5% this year and 3%-3.5% in 2017 and 2018, Deputy Minister Yuliya Kovaliv told Canadian TV channel CTV News.”For this year we estimate 1.5% of GDP growth and for the next two years we are estimating 3%-3.5% of GDP growth. Our economy due to...

    Ukraine Security Service expels Russian JCCC officer from Ukraine
    Jun22

    Ukraine Security Service expels Russian JCCC officer from Ukraine

    Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) has exposed Chief of Staff of Russian representatives in the Joint Center for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Colonel Vladimir Cheban in actions imperiling national security interests and the Minsk agreements, the SBU press service reported.In particular, the Russian officer is said to have provided Deputy Chief...

    No meeting planned between Poroshenko and Nuland during her visit to Kyiv
    Jun22

    No meeting planned between Poroshenko and Nuland during her visit to Kyiv

    No meeting is planned between President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland, the presidential press service reported.”President Poroshenko`s schedule does not include meetings with U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland,” a statement reads.As UNIAN reported earlier, Victoria Nuland arrived...

    Czech tax office checking Gazprom`s subsidiary
    Jun22

    Czech tax office checking Gazprom`s subsidiary

    Vemex s.r.o., a subsidiary of Russian gas monopoly Gazprom in the Czech Republic, is being checked by the tax authorities, according to Slon.ru, with reference to Hospodarske Noviny.According to the newspaper, the reason for an unscheduled tax audit was the information about the possible non-payment of VAT on gas purchase and sale...

    Nuland to meet with Russian presidential aide on June 23 – media
    Jun22

    Nuland to meet with Russian presidential aide on June 23 – media

    Russian presidential aide Vladislav Surkov is due to meet with U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland in Moscow on Thursday, a source in the Russian capital told Russian news agency TASS.”Russian presidential aide Vladislav Surkov will hold a meeting in Moscow on June 23 with U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland,” the...

    Cabinet redistributes Ukravtodor`s budget, allocates UAH 1.5 bln for road repairs
    Jun22

    Cabinet redistributes Ukravtodor`s budget, allocates UAH 1.5 bln for road repairs

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine with its decision has redistributed the budget of the State Agency of Automobile Roads (Ukravtodor) for 2016, reducing the debt payment of the agency by UAH 1.5 billion, and sent the money to the program of the general purpose roads repair and maintenance, according to the decree of the Cabinet of Ministers...

    Cabinet redistributes Ukravtodor`s budget, allocates UAH 1.5 bln for road repairs
    Jun22

    Cabinet redistributes Ukravtodor`s budget, allocates UAH 1.5 bln for road repairs

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine with its decision has redistributed the budget of the State Agency of Automobile Roads (Ukravtodor) for 2016, reducing the debt payment of the agency by UAH 1.5 billion, and sent the money to the program of the general purpose roads repair and maintenance, according to the decree of the Cabinet of Ministers...

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