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    Poroshenko signs law on special status of Donbas
    Oct17

    Poroshenko signs law on special status of Donbas

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed the law on a special local government order in some districts in Donetsk and Luhansk regions, the presidential press service has reported. “Document No. 1680-VII defines a temporary order of local government and the activity of local authorities in certain districts in Donetsk and Luhansk...

    Militants cannot divide Russian ammunition
    Oct17

    Militants cannot divide Russian ammunition

    A conflict is erupting among terrorists in Donbas because of privileges for certain groups that get supplies directly from Russia. Information Resistance group leader Dmytro Tymchuk reported this on his Facebook page. “Terrorist groups are getting more dissatisfied with the fact that militants’ units, Oplot and Vostok, are in a...

    Multilateral meeting with Putin, Poroshenko begins in Milan
    Oct17

    Multilateral meeting with Putin, Poroshenko begins in Milan

    A meeting involving Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, European leaders and Russian President Vladimir Putin has begun in Milan, Ukraine’s Presidential Administration has reported on Twitter. “A meeting between Poroshenko, [German Chancellor Angela] Merkel, [French President Francois] Hollande, [British Prime Minister David] Cameron,...

    Only one in four trusts Ukrainian media – sociologist
    Oct16

    Only one in four trusts Ukrainian media – sociologist

    The trust of Ukrainian citizens in the media has declined dramatically amid information warfare that has become more active since the end of last year. Head of the Department of Sociology, Culture and Mass Communication of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Natalia Kostenko said this at a roundtable meeting on Thursday. “The level...

    Hontareva dismisses her deputy
    Oct16

    Hontareva dismisses her deputy

    Deputy Governor of the National Bank Vira Rychakivska was dismissed from office due to the retirement. The regulator’s press service informs. Rychakivska occupied a post of NBU Deputy Governor since 2011.

    Yatseniuk names conditions for uninterrupted gas transit
    Oct16

    Yatseniuk names conditions for uninterrupted gas transit

    Ukraine guarantees an uninterrupted transit of natural gas, but for this we need to sign an agreement just with European companies. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk told the government meeting, the Cabinet’s press service informs. “In order to ensure an uninterrupted transit of natural gas to our European partners, we need to sign a...

    Yatseniuk wants to see lower prices for gasoline
    Oct16

    Yatseniuk wants to see lower prices for gasoline

    Companies operating in Ukraine must reduce prices for oil products in accordance with trends in global markets. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this at a government meeting on Thursday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “Oil prices have been falling actively over the past few weeks: a 24% drop in oil prices on world...

    Ukraine cuts gas consumption 16%
    Oct16

    Ukraine cuts gas consumption 16%

    Since the beginning of 2014, Ukraine consumed by 16% less natural gas against the same period of the previous year. Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenuk told the government meeting, the Cabinet’s press service informs. “If to take a period of time, when the government started to become actively engaged in the economy of natural gas...

    European Investment Bank ready to give Ukraine USD 3 billion for oil pipeline
    Oct16

    European Investment Bank ready to give Ukraine USD 3 billion for oil pipeline

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) is ready to invest USD 3 billion in construction of the Ukrainian part of the oil pipeline Urengoy-Pomary-Uzhgorod. Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine Valeria Hontareva told a press conference in Kyiv, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. Projects totaling USD 3 billion were considered by the European...

    Azarov secretly meets with Russian MPs
    Oct16

    Azarov secretly meets with Russian MPs

    Fugitive Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov was invited to meet with members of the State Duma, which will take place on Thursday. Member of the State Duma Committee on CIS, Eurasian Integration and Ties with Compatriots Robert Schlegel told the Russian service of Novosti. “The meeting will be closed to the press. It starts about 14...

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