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    Famous Ukrainian journalist killed in car blast in Kyiv
    Jul20

    Famous Ukrainian journalist killed in car blast in Kyiv

    An acclaimed Ukrainian journalist Pavlo Sheremet was killed early Wednesday in a car explosion in the center of Ukraine`s capital city of Kyiv.The vehicle exploded at the corner of Bohdan Khmelnytsky and Ivan Franco streets outside a McDonalds restaurant, Ukrainska Pravda reports.The exploded car belonged to Olena Prytula, an owner of Ukrainska...

    Juncker happy with reforms in Ukraine, but calls for their acceleration
    Jul19

    Juncker happy with reforms in Ukraine, but calls for their acceleration

    President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker says that he is satisfied with the speed and content of reforms in Ukraine but calls on the Ukrainian government to accelerate their implementation, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”We are encouraging the Ukrainian government to pursue the reform process which is under way. We are...

    Ukrainian PM: Donbas election possible only after Russia withdraws troops
    Jul19

    Ukrainian PM: Donbas election possible only after Russia withdraws troops

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman says that local elections in separate districts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions in the east of Ukraine will be held only after Russia withdraws its troops from the region and security is guaranteed, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”We`ve touched upon the situation in eastern Ukraine. Security is one...

    Polish diplomat says cooperation agreement with Ukraine foresees arms supplies
    Jul19

    Polish diplomat says cooperation agreement with Ukraine foresees arms supplies

    Minister-Counsellor, Deputy Head of the Mission at the Embassy of the Republic of Poland to Ukraine Rafal Wolski reveals that an agreement on military technical cooperation signed by the Defense Ministers of Poland and Ukraine in Warsaw foresees shipments of arms and military hardware, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”At the [NATO] summit,...

    Ukraine`s agriculture ministry announces grain harvest forecast for 2016
    Jul19

    Ukraine`s agriculture ministry announces grain harvest forecast for 2016

    Ukraine`s Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry forecasts that the gross yield of grain in Ukraine in 2016 will exceed 60 million tonnes for the fourth year in a row.”This year, farmers have grown a good harvest, and the gross yield of grain will exceed 60 million tonnes for the fourth consecutive year,” the ministry`s press service quoted Deputy...

    Ukraine to consider martial law option amid further escalation in Donbas
    Jul19

    Ukraine to consider martial law option amid further escalation in Donbas

    Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Oleksandr Turchynov says that the NSDC may consider the introduction of martial law should escalation continue in Donbas.”Should these dangerous trends go on, Ukraine will take all necessary measures to protect its integrity and the safety of its citizens, up to consideration by the...

    International Olympic Committee not to organize sports events in Russia
    Jul19

    International Olympic Committee not to organize sports events in Russia

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) says it will not organise or give patronage to any sports event or meeting in Russia. ”This includes plans for the European Games 2019 organised by the European Olympic Committees (EOC),” the IOC Executive Board said in a statement on the WADA independent person report.The IOC will not grant any...

    Bloomberg: Russian consumers still in shock as they cut back on food and medicine
    Jul19

    Bloomberg: Russian consumers still in shock as they cut back on food and medicine

    Almost a third of Russians now buy less food than before, while 49% admit they save on medicine by ignoring doctor prescriptions if the treatment is too expensive, recent surveys found, according to Bloomberg. Some two-thirds say prices of goods and services bought by their families are rising at double the pace of officially reported inflation...

    Tender to sell Odesa chemical plant to be held again in fall at lower starting price
    Jul19

    Tender to sell Odesa chemical plant to be held again in fall at lower starting price

    The State Property Fund of Ukraine (SPFU) intends to lower the starting price of 99.6% shares of the Odesa Port-Side Chemical Plant and call for another tender to sell the plant in early fall, SPF Head Ihor Bilous said at a press briefing.Odesa Port-Side Chemical Plant is one of the country`s largest chemical producers.”To attract a broader range...

    Schwarzenegger visits Klitschko ahead of fight with Fury
    Jul19

    Schwarzenegger visits Klitschko ahead of fight with Fury

    Bodybuilding legend, actor and politician Arnold Schwarzenegger visited Volodymyr Klitschko`s training camp in Austria, where the latter is preparing for his rematch fight against Tyson Fury.Klitschko tweeted a picture from the camp in Going with his daughter Kaya Evdokia and Schwarzenegger. Schwarzenegger and Klitschko have been friends for a...

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