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    Umansky becomes first deputy finance minister
    Oct08

    Umansky becomes first deputy finance minister

    The Cabinet of Ministers at its meeting on Wednesday appointed former Acting Finance Minister (2009-2010) Ihor Umansky First Deputy Finance Minister. Umansky wrote on Facebook about this. “Took such a decision! Even knowing that the elections will be soon and a new coalition, and the new government. If there is possibility not only to advise as...

    OSCE mission in eastern Ukraine expanded
    Oct08

    OSCE mission in eastern Ukraine expanded

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine has increased the number of observers in Luhansk and Donetsk regions to 92 people. There are plans to increase the staff of the mission in the east of the country by another 40 people. Ukrainian Foreign Ministry spokesman Yevhen Perebyinis said this at a briefing on Wednesday, Ukrinform’s...

    Ukraine may hold demarcation unilaterally
    Oct08

    Ukraine may hold demarcation unilaterally

    Ukraine is ready jointly with Russia to hold demarcation of the common border, if the Russian Federation constructively treats this issue. Otherwise, Ukraine will hold demarcation unilaterally. MFA Spokesman Yevhen Perebyinis told a briefing on Wednesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “We are ready to bilateral demarcation, if Russia...

    Smeshko promises provisions on intelligence bodies until weekend
    Oct08

    Smeshko promises provisions on intelligence bodies until weekend

    Advisor to the President of Ukraine, Head of the Committee for Intelligence Ihor Smeshko promises to submit the provisions for coordination of intelligence bodies for signature to Petro Poroshenko until the weekend. He told a briefing at the Presidential Administration, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “In the nearest time, the Provisions on...

    Foreign Ministry does not know yet who will represent Ukraine at CIS meeting
    Oct08

    Foreign Ministry does not know yet who will represent Ukraine at CIS meeting

    A decision about who will represent Ukraine at a meeting of the Council of CIS Heads of State, planned for October 10 in Minsk, has not been taken yet. MFA Spokesperson Yevhen Perebyinis told a briefing in Kyiv, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “A decision about the level of participation in this event, in particular, in the Council of CIS...

    CEC does not expect widespread rigging at elections
    Oct08

    CEC does not expect widespread rigging at elections

    The CEC does not forecast widespread rigging at the preterm parliamentary elections with the help of voting at home due to the so-called “epidemic diseases.” Deputy Head of the Central Election Commission Zhanna Usenko-Chorna told a press conference, answering questions of a Ukrinform correspondent. “Today, I can assure you, this (mass voting at...

    Government controlling situation with gas supplies – Yatseniuk
    Oct08

    Government controlling situation with gas supplies – Yatseniuk

    The situation in Ukraine’s energy sector remains extremely difficult, but the government is controlling it. There are currently 16.7 billion cubic meters of natural gas in Ukraine’s underground storage facilities. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this at a government meeting on Wednesday, the government portal reported....

    Naftogaz will allow companies to conclude gas agreements
    Oct08

    Naftogaz will allow companies to conclude gas agreements

    NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine will allow economic entities to conclude agreements for gas supply and is ready to transport it to enterprises. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk told a government, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine permits any companies to conclude agreements for the purchase of natural gas. And Naftogaz...

    Ukraine loses three more servicemen
    Oct08

    Ukraine loses three more servicemen

    Three Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and 12 more have been injured in the area of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours. Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing in Kyiv on Wednesday.

    Government trying to save Kyiv from default
    Oct08

    Government trying to save Kyiv from default

    The Ukrainian government has allocated UAH 1.8 billion to Kyiv, including for gas debt repayment. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Ukrinform’s correspondent reported. “We have allocated UAH 1.8 billion in support of the capital. I am asking the finance minister to allocate [UAH]...

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