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    Ukraine`s top 100 state-owned companies contribute UAH8.5 bln to state budget
    Jul21

    Ukraine`s top 100 state-owned companies contribute UAH8.5 bln to state budget

    Ukraine`s top 100 state-owned companies transferred UAH 2.5 billion in dividends and UAH 6 billion in net profit to the state budget in 2015, according to First Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade Yuliya Kovaliv.”Out of the UAH 13.8 billion net profit earned by our state-owned enterprises last year, UAH 2.5 billion was added to the...

    Job offer from President: U.S.-born Ukrainian to join Ukraine`s healthcare ministry
    Jul21

    Job offer from President: U.S.-born Ukrainian to join Ukraine`s healthcare ministry

    As notoriously corrupt healthcare ministry of Ukraine still does not have its leader, President Poroshenko has offered a job of deputy healthcare minister to Ulyana Suprun – American-born Ukrainian, director of Patriot Defense initiative, which has provided tactical medicine training to more than 25,000 Ukrainian troops, according to Ukraine...

    U.S. asks Poland to extradite  Ukrainian citizen, owner of most-visited illegal file-sharing website
    Jul21

    U.S. asks Poland to extradite Ukrainian citizen, owner of most-visited illegal file-sharing website

    Washington has requested the extradition of the Ukrainian citizen, the owner of file-sharing website KAT, who was arrested in Poland for copyright infringement related to the distribution of more than US$1 billion worth of movies, video games, music recordings and other content, U.S. justice officials said.Artem Vaulin, 30, of Kharkiv, Ukraine,...

    Trump sets conditions for defending NATO Allies in Baltics against Russian attack
    Jul21

    Trump sets conditions for defending NATO Allies in Baltics against Russian attack

    On the eve of accepting the Republican nomination for president, Donald Trump explicitly raised new questions about his commitment to automatically defend NATO allies if they are attacked, according to The New York Times.Donald Trump said he ”would first look at their contributions to the alliance,” NYT reports.”I would prefer to be able to...

    Kerry to Turkey over Gulen: Send us evidence, not allegations
    Jul21

    Kerry to Turkey over Gulen: Send us evidence, not allegations

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is calling on Turkey to provide hard evidence that an exiled U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen was behind a foiled coup attempt last weekend if Ankara wants him extradited, according to The Associated Press.”With respect to Mr Gulen, we have consistently said to our friends in Turkey and allies in Turkey...

    Crimean Tatars` Chubarov: NATO to boost presence in seaport closest to occupied Crimea
    Jul21

    Crimean Tatars` Chubarov: NATO to boost presence in seaport closest to occupied Crimea

    Head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatars and a Ukrainian MP Refat Chubarov said Romania initiated the issue of deploying a permanent contingent of NATO naval forces in the countries in the Black Sea.Chubarov has said the rapprochement between Turkey and Russia will not hinder the implementation of NATO`s plan, according to Apostrophe.”The shift...

    SBU chief`s adviser: Murder of journalist aimed to discredit security services
    Jul21

    SBU chief`s adviser: Murder of journalist aimed to discredit security services

    The murder of a prominent journalist Pavlo Sheremet could be an attempt to discredit the Ukrainian security officials within the state, adviser to the head of the SBU security service Yuriy Tandit has told TV Channel 5.”There is an ongoing war in the east [of Ukraine], and all means are being used to discredit security forces within the state....

    Erdogan declares 3-month state of emergency after coup bid
    Jul21

    Erdogan declares 3-month state of emergency after coup bid

    Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan declared a state of emergency across the country on Wednesday as he widened a crackdown against thousands of members of the security forces, judiciary, civil service and academia after a failed military coup, according to Reuters.Erdogan said the state of emergency, lasting three months, would allow his government...

    Ukraine sees consumer confidence improve in June
    Jul20

    Ukraine sees consumer confidence improve in June

    Consumer confidence in Ukraine in June 2016 improved due to the increased assessment of personal income, and the Consumer Confidence Index grew by 2.4 percentage points compared to May, to 52.7 points, according to GfK Ukraine.”All the components of the Consumer Confidence Index rose in June. The index of current financial standing increased for...

    Former SBU chief says Russian proxies have more tanks than Germany and U.K. together
    Jul20

    Former SBU chief says Russian proxies have more tanks than Germany and U.K. together

    Ukraine`s envoy to the Trilateral Contact Group`s security subgroup, former Security Service (SBU) chief Yevhen Marchuk says that the combined Russian-separatist forces have more combat tanks in Donbas than Germany and the United Kingdom taken together.”It`s known absolutely for sure that the other side has 702 tanks of three modifications. These...

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