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    Liashko faction officially quits coalition
    Mar29

    Liashko faction officially quits coalition

    First Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Andriy Parubiy has announced a message of the faction of the Radical Party to quit the coalition, according to an UaPosition correspondent.The message was received by the presidium of the Verkhovna Rada and addressed to Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Volodymyr Groysman, Parubiy said.MPs from the faction...

    Hrabovskiy promises his captors to no longer defend Russian GRU officer Aleksandrov
    Mar29

    Hrabovskiy promises his captors to no longer defend Russian GRU officer Aleksandrov

    Chief Military Prosecutor in Ukraine Anatoliy Matios on Tuesday presented a footage where Yuriy Hrabovskiy, the lawyer of the Russian GRU officer Aleksandr Aleksandrov, showing him vow to his captors to no longer defend Aleksandrov in court, according to an UaPosition correspondent.In the video, the unidentified person is heard asking Hrabovskiy...

    U.S. issues higher number of visas to Ukrainians in 2015 – Ukraine MFA
    Mar29

    U.S. issues higher number of visas to Ukrainians in 2015 – Ukraine MFA

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has reported a 22.6% increase in the number of non-immigrant visas to the United States issued to the citizens of Ukraine in 2015 compared to 2014.”Ukrainian Foreign Ministry welcomes a positive trend of increasing the number of visas issued for Ukrainian citizens to the United States. According to the...

    Trump hires Yanukovych`s former strategist
    Mar29

    Trump hires Yanukovych`s former strategist

    Donald J. Trump, girding for a long battle over presidential delegates and a potential floor fight at the Cleveland convention, has enlisted the veteran Republican strategist and political consultant Paul J. Manafort to lead his delegate-corralling efforts, according to people briefed on Mr. Trump`s plans, The New York Times reports. Mr. Trump...

    U.S. nuclear fuel introduced at Zaporizhia NPP
    Mar29

    U.S. nuclear fuel introduced at Zaporizhia NPP

    National Nuclear Energy Generating Company Energoatom, the operator of all existing nuclear power plants in Ukraine, signed a contract with American Westinghouse Electric Company for supply of BEACON software to enable the monitoring of an active zone in power unit 5 at Zaporizhia nuclear power plant (NPP) during the introduction of the...

    Occupation authorities mull demolishing houses to clear way for Kerch Bridge in Crimea
    Mar29

    Occupation authorities mull demolishing houses to clear way for Kerch Bridge in Crimea

    The residents of the occupied city of Kerch are ready to resettle for the sake of the construction of the Kerch Bridge, but only in the ”quality and equivalent apartments.” In case if they fail to reach agreement with the occupation authorities, the residents intend to complain to Moscow, one of the affected locals said in an interview with the...

    Def. Ministry signs contracts worth UAH 2 bln since early 2016
    Mar29

    Def. Ministry signs contracts worth UAH 2 bln since early 2016

    Ukraine`s Defense Ministry and the state-owned enterprises have signed 73 contracts and additional agreements worth more than UAH 2 billion since the beginning of the year, spokesman for the Defense Ministry Colonel Oleksiy Chernobay said at a briefing on Tuesday, according to an UaPosition correspondent.”According to the state defense order,...

    Finance Ministry attracts EUR 400 mln from EIB
    Mar29

    Finance Ministry attracts EUR 400 mln from EIB

    The Ministry of Finance of Ukraine has attracted a EUR 400 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the implementation of projects on development of commercial banks, as well as small and medium-sized businesses, official media reported.”The Finance Ministry acts as a borrower. The loan funds to the tune of EUR 400 million will be...

    Antonov to present number of its aircraft at arms exhibition in India
    Mar29

    Antonov to present number of its aircraft at arms exhibition in India

    Antonov design bureau, Ukrainian aircraft manufacturing and services company and part of the state-run Ukroboronprom Concern, will present some of its latest developments at Defexpo arms exhibition, which will be held March 28-31 in the Indian state of Goa, the press-service of the enterprise reported.According to the report, Antonov will present...

    Goods exports from Ukraine 31.9% down in Jan – Trade Ministry
    Mar29

    Goods exports from Ukraine 31.9% down in Jan – Trade Ministry

    Exports of goods from Ukraine in January 2016 fell by 31.9% year-over-year, to $2 billion, according to the Ukrainian Economic Development and Trade Ministry.Sunflower oil was the leader among the commodities shipped for export, the ministry wrote on Facebook.Other staples of Ukrainian exports were commodities of the food industry, metallurgy,...

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