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    Ukraine Culture Ministry mulls banning anti-Ukrainian books from Russia
    Apr01

    Ukraine Culture Ministry mulls banning anti-Ukrainian books from Russia

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine will soon get the draft amendments to the legislation on the full withdrawal of books that incite ethnic hatred and deny the state sovereignty of Ukraine, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Culture of Ukraine Vyacheslav Kyrylenko said during the parliament`s hour of questions to the government on Friday.He noted that...

    Poroshenko`s revenues shrink by 6 times in 2015 to UAH 62 mln
    Apr01

    Poroshenko`s revenues shrink by 6 times in 2015 to UAH 62 mln

    Revenues of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko amounted to UAH 62.16 million in 2015, of which the president`s salary was over UAH 121,000. At the same time, the balance of the president`s accounts is UAH 563.73 million, according to Poroshenko`s declaration of income published on the official website of the President of Ukraine. It is noted...

    Poroshenko urges U.S. companies to develop cooperation with Ukrainian defense industry complex
    Apr01

    Poroshenko urges U.S. companies to develop cooperation with Ukrainian defense industry complex

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has urged U.S. leading military industry companies, which supply goods and services designed for military use to Ukraine, to develop an active cooperation with Ukraine, the presidential press service reported.Poroshenko met with representatives of U.S. military industry companies in Washington during his...

    Deposit Guarantee Fund tightens rules for selling assets of liquidated banks
    Apr01

    Deposit Guarantee Fund tightens rules for selling assets of liquidated banks

    The Individual Deposit Guarantee Fund has introduced the mandatory scope and deadlines for disclosing information on assets of the banks that are being liquidated that have been put up for sale, according to a posting on the Fund`s website.As reported, information about items subject to sale should be published on the Fund`s website, as well as...

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 26.10 to dollar on interbank market
    Apr01

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 26.10 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Friday, April 1, have strengthened to UAH 26.00/26.10 to the dollar by the middle of trade, a broker at a commercial bank has told an UNIAN correspondent.Hryvnia quotes against the euro have settled at UAH 29.6370/29.7480, while those against the Russian ruble have settled...

    Yatsenyuk almost doubles his earnings in 2015
    Apr01

    Yatsenyuk almost doubles his earnings in 2015

    The total amount of Arseniy Yatsenyuk`s income in 2015 was UAH 1.966 million. Compared with the previous year, his revenues have grown almost in two times.According to the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers, this amount includes salary during his tenure (UAH 81,721), interest on bank deposits (UAH 1.240 million), as well as income from the...

    Ukraine MFA protests Russian court`s ban to appeal against verdict of Ukrainian convicted for espionage
    Apr01

    Ukraine MFA protests Russian court`s ban to appeal against verdict of Ukrainian convicted for espionage

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has expressed protest in connection with the refusal of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation to allow defense team`s appeal in the case of Ukrainian citizen Valentyn Vyhovskiy.Moscow Regional Court sentenced Vyhovskiy to 11 years` imprisonment in a high security penal colony, the ministry said,...

    All public procurement of Ukraine`s central govt bodies transferred to ProZorro e-system
    Apr01

    All public procurement of Ukraine`s central govt bodies transferred to ProZorro e-system

    Ukraine`s central government bodies entirely switch to the Prozorro e-procurement platform starting April 1, 2016.According to the law ”On public procurement,” adopted by the parliament in its final version on February 4, 2016, the transition to electronic public procurement will take place in two stages: from April 1 – for central government...

    Chinese yuan strengthens to 6.4585 against dollar Friday
    Apr01

    Chinese yuan strengthens to 6.4585 against dollar Friday

    The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, strengthened 27 basis points to 6.4585 against the U.S. dollar on Friday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System, Chinese leading financial and business information provider Xinhua Finance Agency reported.In China`s spot foreign exchange market, the yuan is...

    World Bank estimates Ukraine`s economic drop by 10%, forecasts 1% growth in 2016
    Apr01

    World Bank estimates Ukraine`s economic drop by 10%, forecasts 1% growth in 2016

    The World Bank has estimated that Ukraine`s GDP contracted by 10% in 2015, and has maintained its forecast for GDP growth in Ukraine in 2016 at 1%, said Qimiao Fan, World Bank Country Director for Belarus, Moldova, and Ukraine, during the presentation of a new economic review and macroeconomic forecast for Ukraine.He also noted that the...

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