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    Crimean Tatars demand release of their abducted compatriot and Mejlis member
    Jul29

    Crimean Tatars demand release of their abducted compatriot and Mejlis member

    Numerous activists came to the building of Russian Embassy to Ukraine in Kyiv Thursday protesting against Russia`s violating human rights in the currently occupied peninsula and demanding to reveal the roundabouts of Ervin Ibragimov, according to Ukraine Today.He disappeared on May 25, his location is still unknown. Ibragimov was a local activist...

    Ukraine posts $406 mln surplus in balance of payments in H1
    Jul29

    Ukraine posts $406 mln surplus in balance of payments in H1

    Ukraine posted a US $406 million surplus in the balance of payments for the January-June period against a deficit of $1.3 billion in the same period in 2015, according to the National Bank of Ukraine.The surplus in June alone stood at $377 million, which was 22.9% down from the surplus registered in June 2015.The current account in June also...

    Poroshenko awards special operations warriors
    Jul29

    Poroshenko awards special operations warriors

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has presented high state awards to 51 Ukrainian special operations warriors on the occasion of the Day of Special Operations Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, according to the president`s press service.Awards are presented for personal courage, heroism, loyalty to military oath and high professionalism...

    Real wages in Ukraine grow by 7.2% in June
    Jul29

    Real wages in Ukraine grow by 7.2% in June

    Real wages in June 2016 exceeded the indicator of the previous month by 7.2%, according to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.Compared with June 2015, real wages increased by 17.3%. The average monthly nominal wage of a full-time employee in Ukraine rose by 7.1% in June 2016 from the previous month, to UAH 5,337 (about US$215 at the current...

    Pope Francis visits Auschwitz
    Jul29

    Pope Francis visits Auschwitz

    The head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, was on Friday visiting the Auschwitz former Nazi-German death camp during his pilgrimage to Poland for World Youth Day, according to Radio Poland.The pope travelled to Auschwitz, located some 70 km from the southern city of Krakow, on Friday morning, Radio Poland reported.The pope had in June...

    Beneficiaries of foreign investor for shale gas production in Ukraine not disclosed: Media
    Jul29

    Beneficiaries of foreign investor for shale gas production in Ukraine not disclosed: Media

    The beneficiaries of a new foreign investor chosen to develop Ukraine`s Yuzivska gas field, which has the largest shale gas deposits, have not been disclosed, according to Ukrainian news agency liga.net.”Yuzgas B.V., which was registered in the Netherlands just a month ago, will develop the Yuzivska field instead of Royal Dutch Shell, which...

    Easing of sanctions against Russia not ruled out: German FM
    Jul29

    Easing of sanctions against Russia not ruled out: German FM

    Although the fighting in Donbas is continuing, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has not ruled out the easing of sanctions against Russia.”In my mind, if we achieve considerable success, nothing will interfere with the gradual easing of sanctions,” he said in an interview with Passauer Neue Presse published July 29.The minister also...

    Ukraine reports 3 WIA`s in past 24 hours
    Jul29

    Ukraine reports 3 WIA`s in past 24 hours

    Three Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to a spokesman for the Ukrainian Presidential Administration.”There were three wounded in action (WIA). Two of them were wounded during shelling near the town of Krasnohorivka and another was wounded near the village of Pavlopil,” Andriy Lysenko,...

    Ukrainian military`s new uniforms to be unveiled on Independence Day
    Jul29

    Ukrainian military`s new uniforms to be unveiled on Independence Day

    The Ministry of Defense has developed a new parade and everyday uniform for the military, which will be unveiled to the public during the parade of troops on the 25th anniversary of the country`s independence, Colonel Oleksiy Chernobay, spokesman for the Defense Ministry, said.”The improvement and the introduction of new military uniforms and...

    IMF to deal with Ukraine issue not before August end
    Jul29

    IMF to deal with Ukraine issue not before August end

    Deputy spokesman of the International Monetary Fund`s (IMF) Communications Department William Murray said the review of the implementation by Ukraine of the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) and a new disbursement could be considered by the IMF`s Executive Board not before the end of August.”And just to be clear, we don`t expect a board review...

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