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    Poltorak sees cyber security as priority of Ukraine-Canada cooperation
    Apr04

    Poltorak sees cyber security as priority of Ukraine-Canada cooperation

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak sees cyber security as a priority in cooperation between the Ministries of Defense of Ukraine and Canada, according to a statement posted on the Ukrainian ministry`s website. ”The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine will cooperate with Canada in many aspects, including those related to cyber security. It`s...

    Energy Minister Nasalyk reports $901,000, EUR 240,000, UAH 1.4 mln in savings
    Apr04

    Energy Minister Nasalyk reports $901,000, EUR 240,000, UAH 1.4 mln in savings

    Ukraine`s Energy and Coal Industry Minister Ihor Nasalyk declared UAH 1.2 million, or US$44,415, in income for 2016, as well as $901,000, EUR 240,000 and UAH 1.4 million (or $51,813) in savings in a declaration of assets for 2016, according to his e-declaration posted in the state register of income declarations. The ministry`s income in 2016 was...

    Transit of Russian gas via Ukraine up 20%
    Apr04

    Transit of Russian gas via Ukraine up 20%

    Transit of natural gas through the Ukrainian gas transport system (GTS) in January-March 2017 increased by 20% compared with the same period in 2016, up to 23.2 billion cubic meters, according to state-owned company Ukrtransgaz. In March, the transit volume amounted to 6.6 bcm, which corresponds to the indicators of March 2016, the report says....

    OSCE reports civilian casualties in Donbas: 21 killed, 95 injured in 2017
    Apr04

    OSCE reports civilian casualties in Donbas: 21 killed, 95 injured in 2017

    Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine Alexander Hug has reported about civilian casualties in the war in eastern Ukraine, saying 21 civilians were killed and 95 were injured since the beginning of the current year, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”Violence comes with human cost: since January...

    Ukraine cannot delay raising effective pension age – IMF
    Apr04

    Ukraine cannot delay raising effective pension age – IMF

    Ukraine cannot afford to delay comprehensive pension reform much longer, including by raising the effective retirement age, the IMF said in a press release following a Monday meeting of the Executive Board on the Ukrainian issue. ”Notwithstanding the large fiscal adjustment, public debt remains high. The urgency of structural fiscal reforms to...

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister expresses condolences to families of victims of St. Petersburg subway bombing
    Apr04

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister expresses condolences to families of victims of St. Petersburg subway bombing

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavel Klimkin on Twitter has expressed his condolences to the victims of the attack in the St. Petersburg subway earlier on Monday. Klimkin also noted that the Ukrainian diplomats were checking information on possible casualties among the Ukrainian citizens. ”We are checking, whether there are any Ukrainians were hurt...

    IMF approves 4th loan tranche for Ukraine
    Apr04

    IMF approves 4th loan tranche for Ukraine

    Ukraine`s key creditor, the International Monetary Fund, has completed the third review of its cooperation program with Ukraine involving the Extended Fund Facility and approved for the first time in history the allocation to Ukraine of the fourth loan tranche worth $1 billion, President Petro Poroshenko wrote on Facebook. ”The Executive Board of...

    Ukraine and Canada signed military cooperation agreement
    Apr04

    Ukraine and Canada signed military cooperation agreement

    Ukraine`s Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak and Canadian Minister of National Defense Kharjit Singh Saijan signed a cooperation agreement on Monday, April 3 2017. At a signing ceremony, broadcast by Canada`s Defense Ministry on Facebook, Minister Poltorak stressed that his visit to Canada was a historic one, being the first official visit of a...

    Oil edges up on weaker dollar, Libya output return weighs
    Apr04

    Oil edges up on weaker dollar, Libya output return weighs

    Oil prices rose slightly on Tuesday due to a weaker dollar, though a rebound in Libyan production put pressure on the market and rising U.S. drilling signaled the potential for increased supply and capped price gains, according to Reuters. International Brent crude futures were trading up 7 cents at $53.19 a barrel at 04:12 GMT from the previous...

    Ukraine sees 8% decline in steel output in three months
    Apr03

    Ukraine sees 8% decline in steel output in three months

    Ukraine smelted 5.6 million tonnes of steel in January-March 2017, which was 8% down year-over-year, according to the Ukrmetprom (formerly Metallurgprom) association of Ukrainian steel producers. The total production of metal rolled products over the period under review also decreased by 8%, to 4.9 million tonnes, while pig iron output shrank by...

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