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    Kyiv consumers` debts for Kyivenergo`s electricity grow to UAH 822 mln
    May19

    Kyiv consumers` debts for Kyivenergo`s electricity grow to UAH 822 mln

    The total debts of consumers located in the city of Kyiv to local electricity supplier, PJSC Kyivenergo, in April 2016 increased by 2.5%, to UAH 822.5 million, the company`s press service reported.The highest growth of debts for electricity was demonstrated by utilities companies, namely the city`s water supply company Kyivvodokanal, municipal...

    Azerbaijani Silk Way cargo plane crash in Afghanistan, seven killed, including Ukrainians
    May19

    Azerbaijani Silk Way cargo plane crash in Afghanistan, seven killed, including Ukrainians

    A cargo plane of Azerbaijani Silk Way company crashed in Afghanistan, killing seven out of nine people on board, according to preliminary information, Azerbaijani Report News Agency said.Report informs, Azerbaijan State Aviation Administration said: ”An-12 cargo plane, rented from Silk Way for cargo shipping purposes, crashed in the province of...

    Russian combat drone again drops bombs on Ukraine forces
    May19

    Russian combat drone again drops bombs on Ukraine forces

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 17 times in the past 24 hours, they used, among other things, banned weapons and a combat drone, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. ”An enemy combat unmanned aerial vehicle was spotted again yesterday. The...

    Zika virus may reach Europe this summer
    May19

    Zika virus may reach Europe this summer

    The Zika virus could spread to Europe this summer, although the likelihood of an outbreak is low to moderate, the World Health Organization has said, according to the BBC.Areas most at risk are those where Aedes mosquitoes may spread the virus, like the Black Sea coast of Russia and Georgia and the island of Madeira, the BBC reports.Countries...

    EgyptAir jet disappears over Mediterranean Sea
    May19

    EgyptAir jet disappears over Mediterranean Sea

    An EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo is thought to have crashed into the sea with 56 passengers and 10 crew on board – including one British national, according to Sky News.Flight MS804 departed the French capital at 23:09 (CEST) before vanishing, Sky News reports.The airline said the plane lost contact with radar at 02:45 Cairo time (01:45...

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 25.25 to dollar
    May19

    NBU strengthens official exchange rate to UAH 25.25 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Wednesday evening strengthened the official hryvnia exchange rate by two kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 25.25 to the dollar. The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for May 19: $100 costs UAH 2,525.7239 (on May 18, it was UAH...

    Obama announces Marie Yovanovitch as nominee for U.S. ambassador to Ukraine
    May19

    Obama announces Marie Yovanovitch as nominee for U.S. ambassador to Ukraine

    U.S. President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Marie Yovanovitch, a career member of the Foreign Service, to the post of U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, according to the White House.”Marie L. Yovanovitch, a career member of the Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, currently serves as Dean of the School of Language Studies at...

    Ukraine, IMF agree terms to resume financial support – IMF
    May18

    Ukraine, IMF agree terms to resume financial support – IMF

    The International Monetary Fund has agreed with Ukraine the reform policies it must implement for the board to agree in July to dispense a long-delayed third tranche of loans under a $17.5 billion bailout program, the fund said on Wednesday, according to Reuters. An IMF mission visited Kyiv last week to assess efforts to root out corruption and...

    Resolution of regional council in Veneto (Italy) recognizes Crimea Russian territory
    May18

    Resolution of regional council in Veneto (Italy) recognizes Crimea Russian territory

    The motion was drafted by Stefano Valdegamberi, leader of the nationalist party Lega Nord, and submitted by a group of 25 deputies, with three leaders of the council`s largest factions among them. The resolution aims to ”promote the establishment of a Committee against the anti-Russian sanctions for the recognition of the right to...

    NABU asks permission to tap phones
    May18

    NABU asks permission to tap phones

    Chief of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) Artem Sytnyk sees no threat in providing his agency the right to wiretap telephone conversations as part of the official investigations, according to 112 Ukraine TV channel.”It is very important that NABU be given a possibility of autonomous monitoring of information on...

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