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    New commander of Canadian army has Ukrainian roots
    Jul15

    New commander of Canadian army has Ukrainian roots

    A newly-appointed commander of the Canadian Army became a military official of the Ukrainian descent, Paul Wynnyk, according to Canadian Ambassador to Ukraine Roman Waschuk.”Lieutenant-General Wynnyk, the grandson of Ukrainian resettlers in Alberta from Stryi, assumed command of the Canadian Army,” wrote Waschuk.Canadian Prime Minister Justin...

    Ukraine boosts gas imports from Slovakia fourfold
    Jul15

    Ukraine boosts gas imports from Slovakia fourfold

    Ukraine has raised the volume of natural gas imports from Slovakia to 2 million cubic meters per day, up from yesterday when imports totaled 0.5 million cubic meters, according to a spokesman for the national gas transportation system operator, the state-owned Ukrtransgaz, Maksym Bilyavskiy.”Ukraine has increased gas imports from Slovakia...

    Russia to deliver S-400 missile system to occupied Crimea
    Jul15

    Russia to deliver S-400 missile system to occupied Crimea

    A new regiment set of the S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft missile system will be delivered to Crimea in August after trials, Russia`s TASS reported quoting Chief of Staff, Deputy Commander of the 18th Air Defense Missile Regiment within the 31st Air Defense Division Lieutenant-Colonel Yevgeny Oleinikov as saying.”Upon completion of initial live-firing...

    Moldova maintains trade restrictions against Ukraine, pledges no extensions
    Jul15

    Moldova maintains trade restrictions against Ukraine, pledges no extensions

    Moldova will maintain trade restrictions on Ukrainian goods, within the quotas for dairy and meat product imports from the country, with higher import duties, until the end of 2016, Moldova`s Economy Minister Octavian Calmic told reporters in Kyiv.Post 2016, he said the restrictive measures would not be renewed.”The trade turnover between Ukraine...

    Ukraine gets by without Russian gas for more than 6 months
    Jul15

    Ukraine gets by without Russian gas for more than 6 months

    Ukraine`s First Deputy Economy Minister Yulia Kovaliv noted that Ukraine had started purchasing gas on the market`s terms rather than under existing political agreements.Within the framework of energy sources diversification, Ukraine has not used direct gas supplies from Russia for more than 230 days, Kovaliv said during the government`s Q&A...

    ”Transparent public centers” to be opened in five more Ukrainian cities
    Jul15

    ”Transparent public centers” to be opened in five more Ukrainian cities

    ”Transparent administrative centers,” similar to the one established in the city of Vinnytsia, will appear in Kyiv, Kharkiv, Dnipro, Odesa, and Lviv by the end of the year, the social policy ministry`s press service reported, citing Minister Andriy Reva.”The plan for establishing a network of `transparent centers` has been included in the...

    U.S. Senate confirms Marie Yovanovitch as Ambassador to Ukraine, Pyatt moved to Greece
    Jul15

    U.S. Senate confirms Marie Yovanovitch as Ambassador to Ukraine, Pyatt moved to Greece

    The U.S. Senate has confirmed Marie L. Yovanovitch as a new Ambassador to Ukraine, while Geoffrey R. Payette was moved to Greece, that`s according to a series of tweets by a New York Times journalist David Herszenhorn.”Marie L. Yovanovitch confirmed by Senate as US ambassador to Ukraine replacing Geoffrey Pyatt at crucial juncture in country`s...

    Ukrainian killed in Nice attack, another one injured
    Jul15

    Ukrainian killed in Nice attack, another one injured

    A Ukrainian citizen has been killed in the terror attack in Nice, according to Ukraine`s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin.Another Ukrainian national has been injured, Ukraine`s top diplomat tweeted.The Ukrainian consular staff have been in constant contact with French authorities.As UNIAN reported earlier, a 31-year-old Frenchmen of Tunisian origin...

    Energoatom management discusses company`s development with U.S. energy experts
    Jul15

    Energoatom management discusses company`s development with U.S. energy experts

    Representatives of the U.S. Department of Energy and the management of the national nuclear energy generating company Energoatom have discussed issues related to the company`s development, its financial position, and the streamlining of operations of Ukraine`s nuclear power plants (NPPs) prior to the start of the winter season, Energoatom`s press...

    Ukraine counts on U.S. assistance in setting up Investment Support Office: Groysman
    Jul15

    Ukraine counts on U.S. assistance in setting up Investment Support Office: Groysman

    U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews at his Thursday meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said Washington was ready to provide full support and assistance, the press service of the Ukrainian government reported.Ukraine is counting on the advisory assistance of the U.S. government in the creation of the Investment...

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