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    Escalation in Donbas: 65 Russian attacks, 3 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 4 wounded in last 24 hours
    Apr26

    Escalation in Donbas: 65 Russian attacks, 3 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 4 wounded in last 24 hours

    Russia`s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 65 times in the past 24 hours, with 3 Ukrainian soldiers reported as killed in action (KIA) and 4 as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Donetsk sector, the enemy opened...

    Ryanair to fly from Boryspil starting Sept 1: Deal reached
    Apr26

    Ryanair to fly from Boryspil starting Sept 1: Deal reached

    Europe`s largest low-cost air carrier Ryanair has reached an agreement with the management of Ukraine`s largest state-owned international airport Boryspil and Danylo Halytskyi International Airport Lviv regarding its flight schedule for the current year, Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan said at a government meeting. ”I would...

    Lukashenko voices position on Ukraine issue
    Apr26

    Lukashenko voices position on Ukraine issue

    Belarus will be working for peace in Ukraine, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said as he visited the Chornobyl nuclear power plant on April 26, BelTA has learned. ”The Ukrainian president and the Ukrainian people know our position – peace and only peace. The Ukrainians have never been strangers for Belarusians. We are close people, may...

    Ukraine test fires brand new Vilkha missile complex
    Apr26

    Ukraine test fires brand new Vilkha missile complex

    Ukraine successfully conducted another series of tests of a modern Ukrainian-made high-accuracy missile complex Vilkha, Kyiv`s Luch State Design Bureau, which is part of Ukroboronprom State Concern, wrote on Facebook. The complex is superior to a Tochka U tactical ballistic missile system (with a maximum combat range of 120 km). It is noted that...

    Russia uses OSCE car blast for propaganda purposes, attempts to blame Ukraine – media
    Apr26

    Russia uses OSCE car blast for propaganda purposes, attempts to blame Ukraine – media

    The Kremlin-controlled media have resorted to using the recent tragic incident involving the death of an OSCE monitor in militant-controlled part of Donbas region for propaganda purposes, accusing Ukraine`s military of shelling the site where the land mine blew up the OSCE patrol vehicle, claiming Kyiv is impeding the investigation, Stopfake.org...

    Naftogaz to cut gas prices for industry from May 1
    Apr26

    Naftogaz to cut gas prices for industry from May 1

    National oil and gas holding Naftogaz of Ukraine from May 1, 2017, will lower by 2.8% the minimum price of natural gas sold to industrial consumers from UAH 7,675 per 1,000 cubic meters in April 2017 to UAH 7,456.8 per 1,000 cubic meters, the company said in a statement. At the same time, the maximum price of natural gas for industrial consumers...

    Ukraine boosts grain exports by 52 pct in March – Reuters
    Apr26

    Ukraine boosts grain exports by 52 pct in March – Reuters

    Ukraine boosted its grain exports to 4.54 million tonnes in March up 52 percent from 2.98 million tonnes in February thanks to record sales of maize, analyst UkrAgroConsult said on Wednesday, according to Reuters. The maize shipments jumped to 3.1 million tonnes in March, the highest so far for the 2016/2017 marketing year that runs from July to...

    EU ambassadors support visa waivers for Ukraine
    Apr26

    EU ambassadors support visa waivers for Ukraine

    On April 26, the Committee of Permanent Representatives of the EU member states (COREPER) supported the move to grant the Ukrainians a visa-free travel across the EU, the Council of the European Union told an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels. The Committee supported without further consideration a draft legislative act of the European Parliament...

    Anniversary of the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant Disaster in Ukraine
    Apr26

    Anniversary of the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant Disaster in Ukraine

    31 years passed since  26 April 1986, when near Ukrainian town Prypyat exploded Reactor No. 4 at the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant. That was one of the worst nuclear accident to have ever occurred on the Earth after which 350,000 residents of Ukraine that was a part of the former USSR were evacuated, and was created the 30-kilometer Exclusion...

    Ukraine Embassy in U.S. explains reports on Washington`s possible assistance cut
    Apr26

    Ukraine Embassy in U.S. explains reports on Washington`s possible assistance cut

    Information on 68.8% U.S. assistance decrease to Ukraine should be viewed in correlation with American financial assistance in the form of a loan guarantee, the Ukrainian Embassy in the United States wrote on Facebook. ”In 2016, the U.S. Government provided to Ukraine $1 billion loan guarantee that was funded from the U.S. budget in the amount of...

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