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    Klitschko: Kyiv to become first city to curb AIDS epidemic by late 2017
    Jun08

    Klitschko: Kyiv to become first city to curb AIDS epidemic by late 2017

    Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko says Kyiv should become first among AIDS-affected cities in the world to stop the epidemic by the end of 2017.”The main thing today is to ensure treatment of 90% of HIV-positive people in the city. Mass examination and an awareness campaign for its need will help more people learn their HIV status and start treatment...

    Savchenko: ”Ready to talk with enemy and friend” for release of hostages
    Jun08

    Savchenko: ”Ready to talk with enemy and friend” for release of hostages

    Ukrainian MP Nadia Savchenko is ready to talk ”with the enemy and with a friend” in order to bring back those who are now held hostage by the enemy, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”I am ready to speak with anyone. I am ready to talk with the enemy and with a friend in order to return a child to his or her mother. So that the state could...

    State budget expenditures on subsidies may reach 3.8% of GDP in 2017
    Jun08

    State budget expenditures on subsidies may reach 3.8% of GDP in 2017

    Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk says that the share of budget expenditures on payments of housing and utility subsidies is growing rapidly and may reach 3.8% of the country`s GDP by 2017.”Provision of subsidies for half of Ukraine`s population creates a huge burden on the state budget, which can reach 3.8% of GDP in 2017,” he said in a report...

    ”ANACONDA-2016”: NATO exercises war against Putin – BILD
    Jun08

    ”ANACONDA-2016”: NATO exercises war against Putin – BILD

    NATO allies and friendly states are working out the scenario of a possible attack – a Russian invasion of Poland. It is the largest military exercise of NATO and partner countries since the end of the Cold War, according to BILD.The scenario is the following: the country on the eastern flank of NATO is attacked by the Baltic Sea, soldiers without...

    Groysman pledges more state support for Ukrainian farmers
    Jun08

    Groysman pledges more state support for Ukrainian farmers

    Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman calls on the government to seek ways to ensure additional state support for agricultural enterprises, particularly small and medium-sized farms.”We need to envisage state support for farmers when drafting the budget for 2017 and during the revision of the 2016 budget,” Groysman said at a government...

    EU likely to extend Russia sanctions before summit
    Jun08

    EU likely to extend Russia sanctions before summit

    The EU is preparing to extend its economic sanctions on Russia before the June summit, as Russian diplomats target a winter deadline instead, Brussels-based independent online newspaper EUObserver reported.The preferred option of EU Council chief Donald Tusk is for EU states` ambassadors to conclude the Russia decision so that leaders can focus...

    Euronews Exclusive: Ukraine says French national had plans for 15 attacks in France
    Jun08

    Euronews Exclusive: Ukraine says French national had plans for 15 attacks in France

    In an exclusive interview with Euronews, the head of Ukraine`s state security service (SBU) Vasyl Hrytsak says the French national detained with a cache of weapons and explosives talked of plans for 15 attacks on government buildings and Jewish and Muslim places of worship during the EURO-2016 football tournament.SBU chief Vasyl Hrytsak told...

    Poll: Three-quarters of Russians believe Russia should continue its policy despite sanctions
    Jun08

    Poll: Three-quarters of Russians believe Russia should continue its policy despite sanctions

    The poll by Levada Cener shows three-quarters of Russians believe that their country should pursue its policy, despite Western sanctions, an UNIAN correspondent in Russia reports.Answering the question, how Russia should act in response to the sanctions of the Western powers, 75% of respondents answered ”to continue its policy, despite...

    Global Peace Index: Ukraine ranks 156 out of 162 countries (infographics)
    Jun08

    Global Peace Index: Ukraine ranks 156 out of 162 countries (infographics)

    According to the Global Peace Index 2016 Report, Ukraine is on the 156th place, i.e. it is in the second place after Yemen in the rating of fall, which dropped to 158th place during the year. The top five countries where the Global Peace Index fell the most for the year is Turkey – 145th place, Libya – 154th, Bahrain – 132nd.Compared to last...

    OSCE employee reportedly illegally held in Donetsk
    Jun08

    OSCE employee reportedly illegally held in Donetsk

    OSCE`s Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine has information that its employee missed in Luhansk region may be held in Donetsk.”The OSCE SMM can confirm that one of our local staff in Luhansk region did not return from leave as planned, on June 7. The police was informed,” reads a statement of OSCE SMM published on the mission`s Facebook page.”We...

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