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    Ukraine has only 15% of quotas for duty-free food exports to EU left to use
    Jun21

    Ukraine has only 15% of quotas for duty-free food exports to EU left to use

    As of early June, Ukrainian exporters have already used 85% of all quotas for duty-free food supplies to the European Union, the press service of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported. As of early June, Ukrainian exporters have used 85% of all quotas for the supply of agricultural products to Europe. If the...

    Groysman announces July visit of U.S. State Secretary John Kerry to Ukraine
    Jun21

    Groysman announces July visit of U.S. State Secretary John Kerry to Ukraine

    The visit of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to Ukraine is expected to take place in July 2016, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said Tuesday at a press conference on the results of his U.S. trip, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”We discussed the issue of the visit of the U.S. Secretary of State, Mr. Kerry, to Ukraine,” said...

    Ukraine`s gas stocks in underground facilities grow to 9.5 bcm
    Jun21

    Ukraine`s gas stocks in underground facilities grow to 9.5 bcm

    The stocks of natural gas in Ukraine`s underground storage facilities grew by 1 billion cubic meters (bcm) with the end of the heating season in early April, to 9.5 bcm, according to the operator of Ukraine`s gas transportation system, Ukrtransgaz.According to the report, the storage facilities are filled by 30%.The average daily volume of gas...

    SBU refutes rumors of ”jihadist camp” set up near Dnipro city
    Jun21

    SBU refutes rumors of ”jihadist camp” set up near Dnipro city

    SBU Head Vasyl Hrytsak emphasizes that there are no jihadist training camps in Ukraine, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”There are no `camps` in Ukraine where the jihadists are being trained. Indeed, a small number of individuals originally from the Caucasus, several of whom came [to Ukraine] from abroad, were living in Dnipropetrovsk region...

    Chinese economic cyber-espionage switches from U.S. to Russia, Ukraine
    Jun21

    Chinese economic cyber-espionage switches from U.S. to Russia, Ukraine

    The Chinese government appears to be abiding by its September pledge to stop supporting the hacking of American trade secrets to help companies there compete, private U.S. security executives and government advisors said on Monday, according to Reuters.FireEye Inc., the U.S. network security company best known for fighting sophisticated Chinese...

    Groysman expects to get $1.7 bln from IMF this year
    Jun21

    Groysman expects to get $1.7 bln from IMF this year

    Ukraine expects to receive $1.7 billion from its key creditor, the International Monetary Fund, in 2016, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said during a press conference in Kyiv.The technical work with the Fund is now being carried out by the Ministry of Finance, he said.”The total amount of tranche, which we expect to receive in 2016,...

    Lithuania brings back mandatory draft to protect itself against Russia
    Jun21

    Lithuania brings back mandatory draft to protect itself against Russia

    President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite has approved permanent military duty, Gazeta.Ru reports, with reference to the official website of the Lithuanian President.Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite has signed the law, which provides for the compulsory military service. It also stipulates the establishment of a mixed military model,...

    Ex-NATO chief: Frozen conflict in Donbas to have devastating effect
    Jun21

    Ex-NATO chief: Frozen conflict in Donbas to have devastating effect

    A frozen conflict in Donbas would become for Russia a means to hinder European aspirations of Ukraine and other neighboring countries. If this happens, it will seriously affect Ukraine, former NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said in an interview with Europeiska Pravda.All smoldering or frozen conflicts are part of Russia`s general...

    Social Policy Minister: increasing retirement age inevitable
    Jun21

    Social Policy Minister: increasing retirement age inevitable

    The government has no plans to raise the retirement age in Ukraine at this stage, but in the future it needs to be done, Ukrainian Minister of Social Policy Andriy Reva said, RBC-Ukraine reports, with reference to the Ministry of Social Policy.”We can discuss this issue only hypothetically. We do not have enough money in the Pension Fund. We go...

    Ukraine coach confirms leave after match with Poland
    Jun21

    Ukraine coach confirms leave after match with Poland

    Mykhailo Fomenko, Ukraine`s head coach who has prepared the football team to the EURO-2016 final stage, has said he will resign after Ukraine finishes its participation in the tournament with the match against Poland, according to SportArena.”Yes, this is my last match with the national team Ukraine,” said the coach in an interview with Ukraina...

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