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    Slovakia to increase capacity for gas imports to Ukraine
    Sep28

    Slovakia to increase capacity for gas imports to Ukraine

    Slovakia`s gas transportation system operator Eustream will boost the capacity for imports to Ukraine by 1.1 million cubic meters per day in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to the company`s press service. ”Eustream announces the increased interruptible capacity at exit Budince interconnection point, in order to satisfy market demand for...

    IMF expects Ukraine to return to int`l capital markets by end of program
    Sep28

    IMF expects Ukraine to return to int`l capital markets by end of program

    Before the end of the four-year program of cooperation with the International Monetary Fund, which was launched in 2015, Ukraine will be able to return to international capital markets and to carry out borrowings there, IMF`s Permanent Representative in Ukraine Jerome Vacher said at a press conference. According to Vacher, there is an expectation...

    Ukraine`s businesses transfer $400 mln of dividends to foreign investors after ban lifting
    Sep28

    Ukraine`s businesses transfer $400 mln of dividends to foreign investors after ban lifting

    The volume of foreign currency purchased by Ukraine`s business for the payment of dividends to foreign investors after the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) lifted a temporary ban on such activity in mid-June amounted to $400 million, NBU Deputy Governor Oleh Churiy said at a press conference. ”The companies repatriated $400 million since mid-June....

    MH17 air crash probe prompted secret missile tests in Finland
    Sep28

    MH17 air crash probe prompted secret missile tests in Finland

    A Finnish defense official has confirmed that secret missile tests were carried out in Finland two years ago. The tests were reportedly carried out in cooperation with Dutch investigators to determine which kinds of missiles could have been used in the downing of the Malaysian Airlines MH17 plane in eastern Ukraine which killed all 298 people on...

    All iPhone 7`s brought to Ukraine so far smuggled – fiscal chief
    Sep28

    All iPhone 7`s brought to Ukraine so far smuggled – fiscal chief

    No iPhone 7`s have been imported to Ukraine officially, as the country was not included in the ”first wave” destinations for the official sales of Apple`s latest gadgets which started September 26, Head of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine (SFS) Roman Nasirov said at a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday. ”Over the last two weeks, our mobile teams have...

    Kyiv becomes leader in financing rest and recreation for children
    Sep28

    Kyiv becomes leader in financing rest and recreation for children

    Deputy Chairman of Kyiv City State Administration Hanna Starostenko has said that Kyiv city authorities provided quality informative rest and recreation for more than 8,000 Kyiv children in 2016, which is 2,500 more than in the previous year. ”One of the most important tasks was to provide rest for the greatest possible number of children from...

    Flight MH17 investigators to pinpoint missile launch in rebel-held territory
    Sep28

    Flight MH17 investigators to pinpoint missile launch in rebel-held territory

    An international criminal investigation into the shooting down of flight MH17 is likely to conclude that the plane was downed by a Buk missile fired from separatist-controlled territory in eastern Ukraine, diplomats say, according to the Guardian. The Dutch-led Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has been gathering evidence for a possible criminal...

    Former hostage Zhemchuhov: It is outrageous when militants cheat during prisoner swap
    Sep28

    Former hostage Zhemchuhov: It is outrageous when militants cheat during prisoner swap

    Volodymyr Zhemchuhov, a Ukrainian volunteer who had been seriously wounded in Luhansk region and then spent nearly a year in militant captivity, told about the shortcomings of the hostage exchange process. ”I was outraged when they managed to fool the Ukrainian side like children,” the former hostage said in an interview with Ukrainian online...

    Agrarian Policy Ministry negotiating with EC on new terms of supplies of organic products to EU
    Sep28

    Agrarian Policy Ministry negotiating with EC on new terms of supplies of organic products to EU

    The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food is negotiating with the European Commission on the allocation of individual quotas for duty-free import of organic foods to the EU, so that the producers of ordinary and bio-products did not claim the same quota, said Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food on European Integration Olha Trofimtseva. ”We...

    Ukraine budget-2017: healthcare costs increased by 6%, medication purchase – by 50%
    Sep28

    Ukraine budget-2017: healthcare costs increased by 6%, medication purchase – by 50%

    The draft state budget for 2017 has increased health care costs by UAH 3.4 billion, or 6%, the press service of the Ministry of Health told a UNIAN correspondent. Ministry officials, along with the parliamentary committees and factions are working on a project`s main estimates regarding healthcare system financing. The Health Ministry said that...

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