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    NBU notes slight increase in Ukraine`s GDP in 1Q
    Apr26

    NBU notes slight increase in Ukraine`s GDP in 1Q

    Ukraine`s economic activity kept growing in 1Q 2016 with real GDP reporting slight increase in annual terms, as expected in the previous forecast, according to the April Inflation Report of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), published on its website.The forecast for annual real GDP growth remained unchanged – 1.1% in 2016 and 3.0% in 2017....

    Poroshenko brings Miklos, Balcerowicz in National Reform Council
    Apr26

    Poroshenko brings Miklos, Balcerowicz in National Reform Council

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has made changes in the composition of the National Council of reform with his decree of April 25, published on the official website of the President of Ukraine.According to the decree, First Deputy Head of Presidential Administration of Ukraine Vitaliy Kovalchuk will be part of the National Reform...

    Energy Ministry submits project of Naftogaz restructuring to EU
    Apr26

    Energy Ministry submits project of Naftogaz restructuring to EU

    The Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine in the framework of the restructuring and de-monopolization of the national gas market has submitted to the Secretariat of the European Energy Community a modified model of restructuring of the state`s largest energy holding Naftogaz of Ukraine, taking into account the requirements of European...

    Powerful explosion destroys five garages in Kyiv
    Apr26

    Powerful explosion destroys five garages in Kyiv

    In the early hours of Tuesday, April 26, a major blast rocked the Podil district of Kyiv as several private garages were leveled with the explosion, according to the press office of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine.When fire and rescue units arrived at the emergency call, several garages were on fire. A few minutes later there was an...

    Savchenko`s case may be appealed in ECHR – lawyer
    Apr26

    Savchenko`s case may be appealed in ECHR – lawyer

    Nadia Savchenko`s lawyer Mark Feygin is holding talks regarding an application to the European Court of Human Rights.”I would like to announce that I am in talks with my British colleague Ben Emmerson on a joint complaint to the ECHR on Savchenko`s case,” the lawyer wrote on Twitter.He added that another Savchenko`s lawyer Nikolay Polozov would...

    Obama: Putin viewing NATO, EU threat to Russian power
    Apr26

    Obama: Putin viewing NATO, EU threat to Russian power

    U.S. President Barack Obama has said that Russian President Vladimir Putin is viewing NATO, EU, and trans-Atlantic unity as a threat to Russian power, according to CBS News.Speaking with CBS This Morning co-host Charlie Rose in Germany before meeting with European heads of state, Obama was asked if he believes Russia`s President Vladimir Putin is...

    Ukraine marking 30th anniversary of Chornobyl disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine marking 30th anniversary of Chornobyl disaster

    On April 26, 2016, Ukraine is marking 30 years of a disaster at the Chornobyl nuclear power plant (NPP), the most devastating technogenic catastrophe in the history of the use of nuclear energy.According to archive data, at 01:23 on April 26, 1986, a reactor at power unit 4 of the Chornobyl NPP was completely destroyed in a series of thermal...

    Ukrainian agricultural exports to EU rise 15%
    Apr26

    Ukrainian agricultural exports to EU rise 15%

    Over the first three months of this year, the Ukrainian exporters shipped to the EU agricultural products worth a total of $1.2 billion.The revenue from the export of Ukrainian agricultural products to the EU in January-March 2016 is 15% more than in the first quarter of 2015, Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food Vladyslav Rutytskyi wrote...

    Ukraine suspends gas imports from Poland – Ukrtransgaz
    Apr26

    Ukraine suspends gas imports from Poland – Ukrtransgaz

    Ukraine will suspend for two months the import of natural gas from Poland to perform schedule maintenance works, according to the head of PR department at Ukrtransgaz, Maksym Beliavskiy.”The maintenance works are scheduled to begin in July-August 2016, in order to ensure the stable functioning of the gas transmission corridor during the heating...

    Bomb blows up on bus in Armenia
    Apr26

    Bomb blows up on bus in Armenia

    The cause of the explosion on a bus in the Armenian capital Yerevan late Monday, which killed two people, was a bomb, according to the head of Armenian Police Vladimir Gasparyan, BBC Russian Service reported.He added that the bomb exploded near the second seat on the right side of the bus, and it was not a  fragmentation blast. No other details...

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