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    Ukraine extracts 10 bln cubic meters of gas in 6 months
    Jul04

    Ukraine extracts 10 bln cubic meters of gas in 6 months

    Ukraine boosted its natural gas production in January-June 2016 by 2% year-over-year, or 200 million cubic meters, to 10 billion cubic meters (bcm), according to Ukrtransgaz, the operator of the gas transportation system and underground storage facilities of natural gas.The company noted that the data was provided excluding the annexed Crimea and...

    NATO pledges political and practical support for Ukraine
    Jul04

    NATO pledges political and practical support for Ukraine

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has stated that NATO will provide political and practical assistance to Ukraine, an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels reported. Stoltenberg said he expects that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will update NATO on the recent developments in the country during a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission that...

    Klitschko congratulates new Ukrainian police on 1st anniversary of their service
    Jul04

    Klitschko congratulates new Ukrainian police on 1st anniversary of their service

    Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has congratulated patrol police officers on the occasion of the 1st anniversary of their service, the city council chief`s press service reported.Klitschko recalled that the new police service that was established a year ago had faced a new challenge. It was tasked with helping bring to life a new philosophy of work...

    Ukraine`s Interior Ministry mulling to install over 3,000 speed cameras on roads
    Jul04

    Ukraine`s Interior Ministry mulling to install over 3,000 speed cameras on roads

    The Interior Ministry is planning to install more than 3 million cameras to record violations of traffic rules on the Ukrainian roads, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said at a briefing in Kyiv, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”As promised, we`re launching a pilot project, and then the Cabinet of Ministers will accept the procedure for...

    Russian officer on active service killed in Donbas – Ukraine intel
    Jul04

    Russian officer on active service killed in Donbas – Ukraine intel

    A Russian officer Alexander Bushuev was killed near the militant-occupied city of Donetsk, the Main Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine reported on Facebook Monday.”The death is confrmed of the commander of the 7th separate motorized rifle brigade, Colonel of the Russian Armed Forces Alexander Bushuev near the town...

    Ukraine to host one of biggest tech conferences in Eastern Europe
    Jul04

    Ukraine to host one of biggest tech conferences in Eastern Europe

    More than 2500 tech lovers from Ukraine and Eastern Europe will gather in Lviv for a major IT event, Lviv IT Arena 2016, to be held on September 30 – October 2 in Ukraine`s western city. Named by organizers the best IT event in the country, it will unite professionals to network while discussing business, IT trends, and products, according to...

    Ukrainians protesting against Poland`s suspension of small border traffic with Ukraine
    Jul04

    Ukrainians protesting against Poland`s suspension of small border traffic with Ukraine

    On Monday morning, residents of three districts of Lviv region partially blocked the traffic near the Ukrainian-Polish border checkpoints, protesting against the suspension by Poland of the small border traffic with Ukraine, head of the press service of the Main Directorate of the National Police in Lviv region Svitlana Dobrovolska told an UNIAN...

    Ukrainian soldier freed from militant captivity near Maiorsk
    Jul04

    Ukrainian soldier freed from militant captivity near Maiorsk

    A fighter from the engineering unit of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Mykhailo Kuchevskiy has been released from the militant captivity near the village of Maiorsk, Vasyl Budik, the advisor to the Deputy Defense Minister, wrote on Facebook.According to him, the work on his release took place with the direct participation of Ukrainian President Petro...

    Ukraine Gov`t prepares mirror response to Russia`s transit restrictions
    Jul04

    Ukraine Gov`t prepares mirror response to Russia`s transit restrictions

    Ukraine`s Cabinet of Ministers has worked out and is ready to immediately put in place the mirror measures against the Russian Federation, which since July 1 have introduced additional restrictive measures against the transit of Ukrainian goods through the Russian territory towards the third countries, namely Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and other...

    Ukraine reduces gas consumption by almost 13% in 1H 2016
    Jul04

    Ukraine reduces gas consumption by almost 13% in 1H 2016

    Ukraine has dropped consumption of natural gas in January-June 2016 by 12.5% year-over-year from 18.4 bcm to 16.1 billion cubic meters, according to Ukrtransgaz, the operator of the country`s gas transportation system.The company also reported that the consumption of gas in the country amounted to 1 bcm in June.As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukraine...

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