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    EBRD to finance trolleybus transport and infrastructure upgrade in Ivano-Frankivsk
    Dec26

    EBRD to finance trolleybus transport and infrastructure upgrade in Ivano-Frankivsk

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is extending resources to support the renewal of rolling stock in municipalities across Ukraine under its Ukraine Public Transport Framework facility, according to Agroperspectiva. The latest project under the facility, which was approved in 2015 and designed to help replace ageing...

    Handover of bodies of probably tortured and killed Ukraine soldiers at Svitlodarsk Duha – details
    Dec26

    Handover of bodies of probably tortured and killed Ukraine soldiers at Svitlodarsk Duha – details

    Bodies of the Ukrainian troops earlier killed in the fighting with the militants at the Svitlodarsk Arc, taken from the enemy by the civil and military cooperation group, have undergone primary coroner examination, according to an activist Oleksandr Surkov. ”There are no signs of torture and abuse; death was caused by gunshot wounds,” Surkov...

    SBU Security Service chief says low salaries reason for operatives to consider switching to business activity
    Dec26

    SBU Security Service chief says low salaries reason for operatives to consider switching to business activity

    Chairman of Ukraine`s SBU Security Service Vasyl Hrytsak has said that the next year`s budget allocated less funds for the SBU than the agency actually requires. ”Our budget is what we have been able to defend, which is UAH 6.260 billion. Although our minimum requirements, which we had announced, were at a little more than UAH 7 billion. In...

    Cabinet plans to introduce Mobile ID in Ukraine – Ukrainian Prime Minister
    Dec26

    Cabinet plans to introduce Mobile ID in Ukraine – Ukrainian Prime Minister

    The Cabinet of Ministers intends to develop a legal framework for the implementation of a technology of mobile identity of citizens – Mobile ID in Ukraine at the state level, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said during the meeting with representatives of the largest mobile operators in the country. ”We need to open up opportunities...

    Ukrainian Interior minister says satisfied with ministry`s budget for 2017
    Dec26

    Ukrainian Interior minister says satisfied with ministry`s budget for 2017

    Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov has called ”progressive” the Interior Ministry budget for 2017, the press service reported. According to Avakov, cash collateral in the amount of UAH 3.8788 billion is provided for the State Emergency Service of Ukraine, which is UAH 1.4315 billion more than last year. ”These funds will increase the...

    Russian transport ministry names versions of Tu-154 crash
    Dec26

    Russian transport ministry names versions of Tu-154 crash

    A terrorist attack is not among the major versions of the Tu-154 crash over the Black Sea. The tragedy may have been caused by a technical condition of the aircraft or a piloting error, Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov said, according to RIA Novosti. ”The objective of the government commission`s work is not to establish the causes that...

    No one wants to build railway to Kerch bridge, deadlines may shift
    Dec26

    No one wants to build railway to Kerch bridge, deadlines may shift

    Terms of construction of a so-called Kerch bridge from mainland Russia to the occupied Crimea may be extended as the second tender to select a general contractor for the construction of the railway toward the bridge failed due to the lack of applications, Kommersant reports. It is noted that the railway is scheduled to be laid by November 2019...

    Ukrainian Regional Development Ministry seeks to improve construction industry legislation in 2017
    Dec26

    Ukrainian Regional Development Ministry seeks to improve construction industry legislation in 2017

    The Ukrainian Ministry of Regional Development, Construction and Housing and Utility Services jointly with the Center for Effective Regulation intends to improve legislation concerning 55 markets of the construction industry in 2017, Lev Partskhaladze, the regional development deputy minister, said at a press briefing. ”There are 55 construction...

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine 19.12.– 26.12.2016
    Dec26

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine 19.12.– 26.12.2016

    Georgia Caucasus Strategic Studies Institute (Georgia) : RUSSIA, WHICH WE WILL LOST. – 24 December 2016, 21:47 Coalition For Defense (The Netherlands) : I was a victim of a Russian smear campaign. I understand the power of fake news. – 24 December 2016, 20:17 Ron Paul Institute (USA) : Trump’s Need to Trust Americans – 24...

    China is more of a threat than Russia – Obama adviser
    Dec25

    China is more of a threat than Russia – Obama adviser

    Ben Rhodes, the Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications for U.S. President Barack Obama, said China, and not Russia, poses a major threat to the U.S. in the long term, according to Al Jazeera. When it comes to U.S. security policy in the long term, ”China is going to be a much more powerful country than Russia,” Rhodes said...

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