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    Decline in industrial production in Ukraine slows to 0.2% in July
    Aug23

    Decline in industrial production in Ukraine slows to 0.2% in July

    The rate of decline of Ukraine`s industrial production in July 2016 slowed to 0.2% compared with July 2015, while it reduced to 3.4% in June 2016 in comparison with June 2015, according to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine. At the same time, Ukraine saw a 7% increase in industrial production in July 2016 compared with June 2016. Since the...

    Mykolaiv Vice-Governor Romanchuk`s bribery case goes to court
    Aug23

    Mykolaiv Vice-Governor Romanchuk`s bribery case goes to court

    The indictment against Ukraine`s hero, First Deputy Chairman of Mykolaiv Regional State Administration Mykola Romanchuk, has been sent to court, the Office of Public Relations and Mass Media of the Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) of Ukraine reported. According to the report, the Military Prosecutor`s Office of the southern region sent the...

    CAS dismisses appeal filed by Russian Paralympic Committee
    Aug23

    CAS dismisses appeal filed by Russian Paralympic Committee

    The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed the appeal filed by the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) against the decision rendered by the Governing Board of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) on August 7, 2016. The IPC`s decision, therefore, stands, CAS reported. ”Following revelations related to the doping system in...

    Minsk accords need urgent progress: Merkel
    Aug23

    Minsk accords need urgent progress: Merkel

    All parties need to urgently make progress in the implementation of the Minsk agreements, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in an interview with Rhein-Nektar Zeitung. ”The process continues. The Minsk agreements remain the basis for our ongoing efforts. They are recognized by all parties,” she stated. ”They contribute to the fact that it is...

    E-declaration must be launched from Sept 1: Groysman
    Aug23

    E-declaration must be launched from Sept 1: Groysman

    The system of electronic declaration of assets by officials, established under the framework of Ukraine`s obligations to fight against corruption, must be fully put into operation not later than September 1, 2016, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said at a cabinet meeting on Tuesday. ”There is one week to fully launch the electronic...

    Ukraine sees decline in gas, crude oil production since start of year
    Aug23

    Ukraine sees decline in gas, crude oil production since start of year

    Ukraine saw a 0.3% reduction in the production of natural gas in January-July 2016 year-on-year to 11.4 billion cubic meters, the State Statistics Service of Ukraine reported. The report does not include information from Russian-annexed Crimea and occupied areas in Donbas in eastern Ukraine. Gas production in July 2016 alone rose by 2.6% compared...

    EU diplomats expect visa-free travel for Ukraine, Georgia from Jan 1: Journalist
    Aug23

    EU diplomats expect visa-free travel for Ukraine, Georgia from Jan 1: Journalist

    European diplomats expect that Ukraine and Georgia will introduce the visa-free regime with the European Union (EU) from January 1, 2017, according to Rikard Jozwiak, Brussels reporter for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. ”EU diplomats still expect a final decision in EP/Council on visa lib for Georgia and Ukraine in Oct with visa free travel on...

    Kyiv court allows murdered journalist Sheremet`s bank vault to be opened
    Aug23

    Kyiv court allows murdered journalist Sheremet`s bank vault to be opened

    Kyiv`s Pechersk District Court has allowed investigators probing the murder of Belarusian journalist Pavel Sheremet to open his safe deposit box at the Kyiv branch of the Sberbank of Russia. This was stated in a court order posted in Ukraine`s national state register of court rulings. According to the ruling, the judge gave permission to open the...

    Ukrainian flag symbol of independence, unbreakable spirit of Ukrainian people: Turchynov
    Aug23

    Ukrainian flag symbol of independence, unbreakable spirit of Ukrainian people: Turchynov

    The flag of Ukraine has become a symbol of independence and the unbreakable spirit of the Ukrainian people, Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said in his greetings on the occasion of the Day of the National Flag of Ukraine. ”I sincerely congratulate you on the Day of the National Flag of Ukraine! This day is a holiday for all...

    Ukrainian PGO evidence against Russian officials could be used in int`l courts – minister
    Aug23

    Ukrainian PGO evidence against Russian officials could be used in int`l courts – minister

    Ukraine`s Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko has said files and evidence that will be collected by the Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) of Ukraine as part of criminal proceedings against high-ranking Russian officials could also be used in international courts, according to Channel 112 Ukraine. ”This is a good and a positive step [putting the...

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