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    Cabinet expects to adopt Electricity Market Law in autumn
    Jun30

    Cabinet expects to adopt Electricity Market Law in autumn

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine expects that the Electricity Market Law, a project of which is currently being discussed, will be finally adopted in autumn this year, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said during the Energy Forum in Kyiv.”The Electricity Market Law – we hope that the Verkhovna Rada will adopt it in autumn. This is...

    Ukraine`s Chief Sanitary Doctor arrested for bribery, plundering budget – Avakov
    Jun30

    Ukraine`s Chief Sanitary Doctor arrested for bribery, plundering budget – Avakov

    Chief Sanitary Doctor of Ukraine Sviatoslav Protas and head of the Sanitary Service Department Oleksandr Chepurniy have been detained, while another 19 regional chief sanitary doctors are being interrogated, Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov wrote on Facebook.”Chief Sanitary Doctor of Ukraine Sviatoslav Protas and head of the Sanitary...

    Cabinet to draft bill on turnover of agricultural land before July 10
    Jun30

    Cabinet to draft bill on turnover of agricultural land before July 10

    The Cabinet of Ministers will finalize the draft law on turnover of agricultural land before July 10, 2016, Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food Taras Kutovyi said at a business conference Thursday.”I will not be very optimistic, but I hope that next week we will post it on the website of the Ministry,” Kutoviy said.He stressed that the draft law...

    Naftogaz to start importing gas to pump into USFs in July – Kobolev
    Jun30

    Naftogaz to start importing gas to pump into USFs in July – Kobolev

    NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine is going to significantly increase the import purchases of gas to be pumped into underground storage facilities (USFs) in the first ten days of July for the passage of the upcoming heating season, Naftogaz CEO Andriy Kobolev told reporters during an Energy conference Thursday.”We`re planning to resume gas imports in July....

    Michael Gove enters Conservative race
    Jun30

    Michael Gove enters Conservative race

    British Justice Secretary Michael Gove is to run to be the next Conservative Party leader and UK prime minister, according to BBC News.Mr. Gove, a prominent figure in the Brexit campaign, had been expected to support Boris Johnson`s candidacy, BBC News reports.He said he was standing because he had come ”to the conclusion that Boris cannot...

    Turkey increases period of visa-free stay for citizens of Ukraine
    Jun30

    Turkey increases period of visa-free stay for citizens of Ukraine

    The Turkish authorities have increased the period of visa-free stay for the citizens of Ukraine.The decision taken by the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkey to increase the period of visa-free stay for the citizens of Ukraine on the territory of Turkey from 60 to 90 days was published in the official government newspaper Resmi Gazete, Anadolu...

    Ukraine should abandon commodity-based economy, create conditions for investment – Groysman
    Jun30

    Ukraine should abandon commodity-based economy, create conditions for investment – Groysman

    Ukraine has to move away from commodity-based economy and create the conditions necessary to attract investment, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said during the Energy conference in Kyiv.”Ukraine has to move away from commodity-based economy. We are not chasing the volumes of investment but we are interested in the investments to be...

    Ukraine resumes railway transportation of coal from occupied territory – Chernysh
    Jun30

    Ukraine resumes railway transportation of coal from occupied territory – Chernysh

    Energy sector enterprises have resumed purchases of coal from the temporarily occupied areas of Donbas, Minister on temporarily occupied territories and IDPs Vadym Chernysh told reporters Thursday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.He noted that there was no passenger traffic and all movement on railway in the area would be solely freight...

    Uber launches service in Kyiv
    Jun30

    Uber launches service in Kyiv

    Uber online taxi service will cooperate exclusively with drivers bearing a valid taxi license and a certificate of good conduct.”If taxi drivers want to work with the company directly, they must register as individual entrepreneurs. As an alternative, the drivers can work through an intermediary who will charge commission for their services,...

    Stocks of scarce coal grades in Ukraine at their lowest since June last year
    Jun30

    Stocks of scarce coal grades in Ukraine at their lowest since June last year

    Ukraine saw a reduction of anthracite coal stocks in warehouses of its thermal power plants (TPPs) by 17.5% during June 21-29 from 405,400 tonnes to 334,600 tonnes, state company Ukrenergo reported.Current stocks of anthracite coal are at their lowest level since the beginning of June 2015 when stocks of scarce coal grades exceeded 300,000...

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