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    One Ukrainian soldier killed, four wounded in Donbas in last day
    Jul01

    One Ukrainian soldier killed, four wounded in Donbas in last day

    One Ukrainian soldier was killed and another four were wounded in the Donbas conflict zone in the last 24 hours, presidential administration spokesman for the Anti-Terrorist Operation Colonel Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing in Kyiv on Friday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”In the last day, we lost one Ukrainian soldier, and another four...

    Defense News: Russian frigate again plays games with U.S. ships
    Jul01

    Defense News: Russian frigate again plays games with U.S. ships

    The same Russian frigate that, according to the U.S. Navy, spent more than an hour June 17 maneuvering erratically and unsafely near a U.S. aircraft carrier and destroyer in the Mediterranean Sea was at it again Thursday, this time near a different carrier. And this time, the ship`s reputation as a dangerous driver was anticipated.The Yaroslav...

    Ukrainian Treasury`s balance stands at UAH 17.996 bln as of July 1
    Jul01

    Ukrainian Treasury`s balance stands at UAH 17.996 bln as of July 1

    The balance of assets on the single account of the State Treasury Service of Ukraine as of July 1, 2016 is estimated at UAH 17.996 billion, which is 2.3%, or UAH 417 million, down on June 1, 2016, according to the Treasury`s website.According to the report, the balance of assets on the single account in June 2016 decreased by 1.4 times as...

    Groysman says Ukraine to become EU member in 10 years
    Jul01

    Groysman says Ukraine to become EU member in 10 years

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman predicts that Ukraine will need 10 years to join the EU, according to Europeiska Pravda, with reference to Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.In an interview with Funke Mediengruppe, Groysman said that the Association Agreement with the EU would be a driving force of the reforms.”I am convinced that Ukraine...

    EU prolongs economic sanctions against Russia
    Jul01

    EU prolongs economic sanctions against Russia

    The European Union has adopted its previous decision to prolong for another six months the economic sanctions against Russia earlier introduced due to its actions in Ukraine, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels.”The decision on sanctions against Russia has been adopted,” the report says.As UNIAN reported earlier, on June 21, the...

    Slovakia assumes EU rotating presidency amid Brexit fallout – BBC
    Jul01

    Slovakia assumes EU rotating presidency amid Brexit fallout – BBC

    Slovakia assumes the six-month rotating presidency of the EU on Friday, as the bloc faces unprecedented pressure following UK decision to leave it, according to the BBC.It is the first presidential stint for Slovakia, which joined the EU in 2004, the BBC wrote.Prime Minister Robert Fico has said the EU will have to ”redefine” unsuccessful...

    Kerry to visit Kyiv on July 7 – U.S. Department of State
    Jul01

    Kerry to visit Kyiv on July 7 – U.S. Department of State

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Kyiv, Ukraine on July 7, where he will meet with President Poroshenko, Prime Minister Groysman, and other Ukrainian leaders to discuss progress on reforms, the implementation of the Minsk agreements, and other issues, U.S. Department of State reports.Kerry will also travel to Tbilisi, Georgia on...

    Ukrainian agricultural exports to EU grow by quarter
    Jul01

    Ukrainian agricultural exports to EU grow by quarter

    Exports of agricultural products from Ukraine to the European Union in January-May 2016 increased by 24% year-over-year (y-o-y) to $1.8 billion, while the total volume of agricultural products export was worth $5.7 billion, according to Deputy Agrarian Policy and Food Minister Vladyslava Rutytska.”Exports of agricultural sector`s output account...

    Turchynov: Evidence of Russia`s war against Ukraine can be found on Putin`s website
    Jul01

    Turchynov: Evidence of Russia`s war against Ukraine can be found on Putin`s website

    In Ukraine, there is no internal conflict but an undeclared brutal war waged by Russia against us, Secretary of the National Security and Defense of Ukraine (NSDC) Oleksandr Turchynov said in his comment on another statement of Russian President Vladimir Putin regarding the ”internal nature of the conflict in Ukraine.””Having claimed about...

    Ukraine`s consolidated budget sees UAH 3.8 bln in deficit in Jan-May
    Jul01

    Ukraine`s consolidated budget sees UAH 3.8 bln in deficit in Jan-May

    The deficit of Ukraine`s consolidated budget in January-May 2016 amounted to UAH 3.779 billion against a surplus of UAH 19.394 billion in the same period last year.According to Finance Ministry`s data, the consolidated budget revenues in January-May increased by 12.2% year-over-year (y-o-y) to UAH 280.104 billion, while expenses grew by 23.6% to...

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