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    Poroshenko to go to Malaysia on first official visit, make state visit to Indonesia
    Aug02

    Poroshenko to go to Malaysia on first official visit, make state visit to Indonesia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will go on his first official visit to Malaysia this week; he is also scheduled to make a state visit to Indonesia, according to the presidential administration. The visit to Malaysia is slated for August 3-5, 2016, the administration`s press service said.”The agenda of the first visit in the history of...

    Kyiv court puts Yanukovych`s ally Yefremov behind bars for two months
    Aug01

    Kyiv court puts Yanukovych`s ally Yefremov behind bars for two months

    Kyiv`s Pechersky district court has decided that Oleksandr Yefremov, the former chairman of the Regions Party parliamentary faction and an ally of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, should be held on remand for two months, according to an UNIAN correspondent.The ruling was announced by investigative judge of the court Volodymyr...

    Ukrainian farmers gather 31 mln tonnes of grain by August 1

    Ukrainian farmers had threshed 31 million tonnes of grain by August 1, 2016, from 8.1 million ha of land, which is 84% of the target, according to the Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry`s press service. The average crop yield is 3.83 tonnes per hectare. The yield of wheat was 21.5 million tonnes from 5.2 million ha of land (84% of the target),...

    Kremlin: Threats from extremists cannot affect Russia`s policy to combat terrorism
    Aug01

    Kremlin: Threats from extremists cannot affect Russia`s policy to combat terrorism

    Extremists` threats against Russia published in the media will not affect the policy of fighting against terrorism pursued by the Russian authorities, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Monday, according to Russian news agency TASS. Peskov said as much when asked to comment on media reports concerning a YouTube video...

    National Bank identifies cause behind industrial output decline in June
    Aug01

    National Bank identifies cause behind industrial output decline in June

    A railway workers strike in the east of Ukraine, which blocked the movement of freight trains, has restarted the decline in industrial production and cargo turnover, according to the National Bank of Ukraine`s (NBU) Macroeconomic and Monetary Review published on the regulator`s website. ”The strike of railway workers in the east of the country,...

    Ukraine pumps 1 bcm of gas into underground storage facilities in July
    Aug01

    Ukraine pumps 1 bcm of gas into underground storage facilities in July

    Ukraine pumped 1 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas into its underground gas storage facilities in July, corresponding to the volume in the same month last year, according to Ukrtransgaz, operator of Ukraine`s gas transport system. It is also reported that a total of 2.2 bcm of gas has been accumulated in Ukraine`s underground gas storage...

    Ukraine reports 1 KIA, 6 WIA in past 24 hours
    Aug01

    Ukraine reports 1 KIA, 6 WIA in past 24 hours

    One Ukrainian soldier was killed and six were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to a spokesman for the Ukrainian Presidential Administration. ”There was one killed in action (KIA) and six wounded in action (WIA),” Andriy Lysenko, administration spokesman for Anti-Terrorist Operation issues, said at a briefing...

    Ukraine`s state budget sees over UAH 35 bln deficit in H1
    Aug01

    Ukraine`s state budget sees over UAH 35 bln deficit in H1

    Ukraine`s state budget deficit in the first half of 2016 (H1) amounted to UAH 35.1 billion, according to the National Bank of Ukraine`s (NBU) Macroeconomic and Monetary Review published on the regulator`s website. According to the NBU, the state budget deficit in June amounted to UAH 8.6 billion. ”Despite an insignificant growth in annual terms,...

    Military Prosecutor`s Office completes investigation into Romanchuk`s case
    Aug01

    Military Prosecutor`s Office completes investigation into Romanchuk`s case

    The Military Prosecutor`s Office of the southern region has, in less than two months, completed a pre-trial investigation into the criminal proceedings against the First Deputy Chairman of Mykolaiv Regional State Administration Mykola Romanchuk, the Office of Public Relations and Mass Media of the Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) of Ukraine told...

    Rebels launch major assault to break siege of opposition-held Aleppo – Reuters
    Aug01

    Rebels launch major assault to break siege of opposition-held Aleppo – Reuters

    Syrian rebel fighters launched on Sunday a major assault on government-held southwestern parts of Aleppo in the first major drive to regain ground after major losses last week when the army and its allies tightened its siege of opposition-held parts of the northern city, according to Reuters.A rebel military command center that includes the newly...

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