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    Economy Ministry forecasts industrial output growth of 2% over six mths
    Mar29

    Economy Ministry forecasts industrial output growth of 2% over six mths

    The Ukrainian Ministry of Economic Development and Trade forecasts industrial production in Ukraine will grow by 2% in the first half of 2016, the ministry reported on its website.According to the forecast, the industrial recovery during the period will be propped up by a gradual improvement on global markets, the recovery in certain economic...

    EgyptAir hijacker surrenders
    Mar29

    EgyptAir hijacker surrenders

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday he knows nothing about the possibility to exchange convicted Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko for Russian citizens Viktor Bout and Konstantin Yaroshenko who are serving lengthy jail terms in the United States, Russian news agency TASS reports.The hijacker emerged from the aircraft with his hands in...

    Kremlin says not aware of possible Savchenko swap for Bout, Yaroshenko
    Mar29

    Kremlin says not aware of possible Savchenko swap for Bout, Yaroshenko

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday he knows nothing about the possibility to exchange convicted Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko for Russian citizens Viktor Bout and Konstantin Yaroshenko who are serving lengthy jail terms in the United States, Russian news agency TASS reports.”I have not heard anything about this. I saw media reports...

    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,...

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