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    Justice ministry, IT volunteers launch business registration online
    Apr22

    Justice ministry, IT volunteers launch business registration online

    The Ukrainian Justice Ministry and IT specialists working on a volunteer basis have launched two new services to register a private business and a company on the iGov online portal in a move to fight corruption and improve interaction between government agencies.”From today, we`re launching two new services, which are most popular according to...

    Ukraine reduces oil production by 12% in three months
    Apr22

    Ukraine reduces oil production by 12% in three months

    Oil production in Ukraine decreased by 12.3% to 412,000 tonnes in January-March 2016 in comparison with January-March 2015, according to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Oil production in March compared with February 2016 increased by 4.6% up to 140,000 tonnes. Compared to March 2015, oil production fell by 13.9%. As UaPosition reported...

    Wi-Fi coverage expands on Kyiv subway
    Apr22

    Wi-Fi coverage expands on Kyiv subway

    Wi-Fi coverage expanded to another four Kyiv subway stations, according to a Facebook posting by a company that won the competition for the installation of the network.”Khreshchatyk, Teatralna, Zoloti Vorota, and Klovska have joined the network! The service is now available at seven stations!” reads the statement.The other three stations where...

    Lukashevich: Does Kyiv really believe Donbas representatives` aim is to secede from Ukraine?
    Apr22

    Lukashevich: Does Kyiv really believe Donbas representatives` aim is to secede from Ukraine?

    Russian Permanent Representative to the OSCE Alexander Lukashevich is outraged that Western countries, as well as Ukraine call the pro-Russian militants in Donbas ”separatists,” according to the Information Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.”We cannot fail to notice that not only Western counterparts, but...

    Savchenko to be swapped for Russian GRU officers by late May – media
    Apr22

    Savchenko to be swapped for Russian GRU officers by late May – media

    Moscow and Kyiv have agreed to swap Ukrainian pilot, MP and member of the Ukrainian delegation to PACE Nadia Savchenko for two Russian GRU officers, Alexander Alexandrov and Yevgeny Yerofeyev, convicted in Ukraine. They will be transferred to serve their sentence at home until the end of May, Russian news agency RBC reported.According to a...

    Focus: Poroshenko gets ahead Firtash in Ukraine`s wealthiest people list
    Apr22

    Focus: Poroshenko gets ahead Firtash in Ukraine`s wealthiest people list

    Ukrainian weekly news magazine Focus has published the traditional rating of Ukraine`s hundred wealthiest people.The biggest moneybag traditionally remains an oligarch and owner of SCM Rinat Akhmetov. His assets are estimated at $3.1 billion. The leader of Privat group and former governor of Dnipropetrovsk region Ihor Kolomoisky ranked second,...

    Groysman requests SBU check alleged ties of energy minister advisor with ”LPR-DPR”
    Apr22

    Groysman requests SBU check alleged ties of energy minister advisor with ”LPR-DPR”

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman rules out the appointment of the current adviser to the Energy Minister Yuriy Ziukov to the post of Deputy Head of the Ministry of Energy if the information about his collaboration with the militants of the Donetsk and Luhansk People`s Republic terrorist organizations is confirmed.”If the information is...

    Kremlin says Mejlis ban ”internal affair”
    Apr22

    Kremlin says Mejlis ban ”internal affair”

    Moscow does not deem it necessary to take into account the third countries` views regarding the issue of a ban imposed on Crimean Tatar Mejlis, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday, TASS reported.”This is an internal affair of the Russian Federation,” he said commenting on the call of the US Department of State ”to reverse...

    Poland to increase army by 50%
    Apr22

    Poland to increase army by 50%

    Army of Poland will increase by 50% in the next few years. In particular, three additional brigades of territorial defense will have been created on the eastern flank by the beginning of 2017, according to Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz, kommersant.ru reported referring to Rzeczpospolita.The minister noted that the Army`s operational units...

    Ukraine-EU Association Agreement must not be altered following Dutch referendum – MEP
    Apr22

    Ukraine-EU Association Agreement must not be altered following Dutch referendum – MEP

    The members of the European Parliament consider it important to find such a solution to the situation following the Dutch referendum on the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement that would not affect the content of the deal, that`s according to chairman of the European Parliament delegation to the Ukraine-EU Association Committee Andrej Plenkovic who...

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