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    Nearly 60% of Ukrainians live below poverty line – United Nations
    Mar30

    Nearly 60% of Ukrainians live below poverty line – United Nations

    About 60% of Ukraine`s population is now living under the line of poverty, Neal Walker, United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Ukraine, said while presenting in Kyiv on Thursday UNDP`s latest Human Development Report. Claiming that 60% of Ukrainians live below the poverty line, the UN official confirmed there are...

    Russia interfering in French, German elections – U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee
    Mar30

    Russia interfering in French, German elections – U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee

    The American Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr warned Russia is ”actively involved” in the upcoming French and German elections, Politico.eu reported Thursday citing AFP. ”What … was a very covert effort [to interfere] in 2016 in the United States, is a very overt effort, as well as covert, in Germany and France,” he told a...

    Russia finds faulty almost all engines for 2nd, 3rd stages of Proton-M launchers
    Mar30

    Russia finds faulty almost all engines for 2nd, 3rd stages of Proton-M launchers

    Russia`s Voronezh Mechanical Plant (VMZ) will reassemble 71 defective engines for the Proton-M launch rocket vehicles, that is almost all engines produced for the rocket`s second and third stages, according to Energomash Director General Igor Arbuzov, RIA news agency reported. The official said the repairs will be conducted throughout 2017 and...

    USAID refutes reports on termination of cooperation with Ukraine`s National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption
    Mar30

    USAID refutes reports on termination of cooperation with Ukraine`s National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption

    The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) did not cease cooperation with the National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption (NAPC) and is ready to find mutual understanding on creating new programs, USAID Mission Director to Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova Susan Fritz told UNIAN. USAID continues to cooperate with the NAPC on programs...

    Ukrainian President concerned over statements by some Hungary officials on creating autonomies in neighboring countries
    Mar30

    Ukrainian President concerned over statements by some Hungary officials on creating autonomies in neighboring countries

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, during the summit of the European People`s Party in Malta, held a meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban, expressing concern over the recent statements of certain Hungarian officials on the establishment of separate territorial autonomies in countries neighboring with Hungary, the president`s...

    MFA Russia elaborates on agenda of NATO-Russia Council
    Mar30

    MFA Russia elaborates on agenda of NATO-Russia Council

    ”Among the priority issues, which the Russian side plans to raise today, is predictability of military action, reducing the risks of escalation as a result of accidental military incidents, as well as regional matters. We will also raise the issue of building up NATO`s military presence and training activities along Russian borders,” she said....

    Ukraine`s emergency service spots cause of large fire in Kyiv`s Darnytsia
    Mar30

    Ukraine`s emergency service spots cause of large fire in Kyiv`s Darnytsia

    Ukraine`s State Emergency Situations Service has established the cause of a large fire in Kyiv`s Darnytsky district on Wednesday evening, saying that it was bulrush that caught fire, according to The Village Ukraine. Social media users earlier proposed a theory that it could be a helicopter that has crashed, The Village Ukraine wrote. The same...

    Kyiv court orders to reconsider Yuzgaz`s right to produce shale gas in Ukraine`s east
    Mar30

    Kyiv court orders to reconsider Yuzgaz`s right to produce shale gas in Ukraine`s east

    Kyiv`s district administrative court has rescinded the Ukrainian government`s decision to deny Dutch-registered Yuzgaz B.V. company`s right to acquire an investor`s 90% share under a production sharing agreement (PSA) on geological prospecting and development of the Yuzivska shale gas field in the country`s eastern Donetsk and Kharkiv regions....

    World Bank may consider new targeted financial support programs for Ukraine – WB vice president
    Mar30

    World Bank may consider new targeted financial support programs for Ukraine – WB vice president

    Vice President of the World Bank Kyle Peters says the institution is ready to consider the possibility of launching new targeted programs of financial support to Ukraine, the Cabinet of Ministers Secretariat told UNIAN following a meeting between Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman with Kyle Peters and Cyril Muller, who is also a Vice...

    Ukraine`s ambassador to Poland sees Russian hand in attack on consulate in Lutsk
    Mar30

    Ukraine`s ambassador to Poland sees Russian hand in attack on consulate in Lutsk

    Ukraine`s Ambassador to Poland Andriy Deshchytsia suspects Russia is certainly responsible for an attack on Poland`s Consulate General building in the Ukrainian city of Lutsk, according to RMF24. This is an attack on Poland`s Consulate General in Lutsk, but at the same time it is an attack on Polish-Ukrainian relations, which have been developing...

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