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    Brussels sees association with Ukraine unchanged
    Sep26

    Brussels sees association with Ukraine unchanged

    The European Union has said that it is not going to amend the Association Agreement with Ukraine. European Commission spokesperson Pia Hansen said this at a briefing on Friday, Ukrinform’s correspondent in Brussels reported. “As far as the European Union is concerned, we are not seeking any changes to the agreement. As for Ukraine,...

    Hroisman sees no possibility to raise gas tariffs
    Sep26

    Hroisman sees no possibility to raise gas tariffs

    Gas prices for population will not be raised, at least, in the near future. Vice Prime Minister – Regional Development, Construction and Housing and Communal Services Minister Volodymyr Hroisman said, answering questions of journalists in Kyiv, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “I do not see such possibility to do it today,” he said about...

    Three military wounded over day, no casualties
    Sep26

    Three military wounded over day, no casualties

    Over the previous day, there were no casualties among Ukrainian military, although terrorists fired four times on positions of Ukrainian military in the area of Nykyshyne and Maloorlivka, Shakhtarsk district. Three military were wounded. Spokesman of the NSDC Information-Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko informs. “Terrorists shelled with...

    If necessary, I’ll lie down and die”
    Sep26

    If necessary, I’ll lie down and die”

    Ukrainian aviatrix Nadia Savchenko communicated with special correspondent of Moskovsky Komsomolets Yeva Merkacheva. Merkacheva herself wrote on Facebook. “I spoke today with Ukrainian military aviatrix Nadezhda Savchenko. She is stiff, strong, with anger in her eyes. She is like a lone wolf for me. Incidentally, Nadezhda has neither...

    EU may review association with Ukraine, but there are conditions
    Sep26

    EU may review association with Ukraine, but there are conditions

    The EU is not planning to amend the Association Agreement with Ukraine, but does not rule out that it can be done if Kyiv requests such changes, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso has told The Wall Street Journal. “In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, outgoing European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said...

    Gas talks begin in Berlin
    Sep26

    Gas talks begin in Berlin

    The next round of gas talks between the EU, Ukraine and Russia began in Berlin on Friday with meetings held in a bilateral format, Press Officer of the European Commission in Germany Katrin Abele has told Ukrinform. “At 10.00 [11.00 Kyiv time], a meeting began between [EU Energy Commissioner Gunther] Oettinger and [Russian Energy Minister...

    Poroshenko celebrates his 49th birthday today
    Sep26

    Poroshenko celebrates his 49th birthday today

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko marks his 49th birthday today. As Ukrinform reports, starting with 1998, Poroshenko was people’s deputy of Ukraine of the 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th convocations. In 2005, he was the NSDC Secretary in the government of Yulia Tymoshenko. In 2007-2012, he was Chairman of the National Bank Council, in 2009-2010...

    Ukraine ups European gas imports by third
    Sep26

    Ukraine ups European gas imports by third

    Ukraine increased import of gas reverse from the European Union in January-September 2014 by 600 million cu m or by 30% against the same period of 2013 to 2 billion cu m. The Ukrtransgas press service informed. “Since the beginning of the current month, 798 million cu m of natural gas was imported from Europe to Ukraine, and since the beginning...

    Ukraine signs contract for supply of coal from South Africa
    Sep26

    Ukraine signs contract for supply of coal from South Africa

    The Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine has already signed a contract for a monthly supply to Ukraine of 250,000 tonnes of coal from South Africa. Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities Volodymyr Hroisman said this on the Channel 5 television station,...

    First stage of “Wall” planned to be completed September 30
    Sep26

    First stage of “Wall” planned to be completed September 30

    The first stage of the “Wall” project, which envisages full rearrangement of the border between Ukraine and Russia, is planned to be completed September 30. The Cabinet’s press service informs. “For implementation of the “Wall” project, the government has already allocated UAH 100 million. Work started to build engineering structures, the...

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