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    Half of Ukrainian clothing merchandise exported to Europe in 2014, expert says
    Jan29

    Half of Ukrainian clothing merchandise exported to Europe in 2014, expert says

    Half of Ukrainian clothing merchandise produced by Ukrainian enterprises was exported to European countries in 2014. Chairman of the Board of Ukrainian clothes manufacturers Valentyna Izovit stated the news at the Committee of entrepreneurs of clothing manufacturing industry meeting, Ukrinform reports. “We manufactured clothes products...

    Poland sees little chance for peaceful settlement in Ukraine
    Jan29

    Poland sees little chance for peaceful settlement in Ukraine

    Possibilities for peaceful settlement of the conflict in Ukraine grow smaller, besides Russia creates a long-term threat to Europe. This has been announced today in Warsaw by Polish minister for national defense Tomasz Siemoniak, an Ukrinform correspondent in Poland reports. “The chances for a peaceful settlement of crisis in Ukraine grow...

    Odesa police detain fourth foreigner suspect involved in criminal group activities
    Jan29

    Odesa police detain fourth foreigner suspect involved in criminal group activities

    As a result of special search operations conducted by Odesa police to detain three armed foreigners in the Malyinovsky market in Odesa, the fourth member of the criminal group was detained. Head of the public relations at Odesa regional police Volodymyr Shabliyenko told Ukrinform on Thursday. He said that “a Russian citizen was detained and...

    List of top Ukraine’s lobbyists published
    Jan29

    List of top Ukraine’s lobbyists published

    President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite ranks the first in the Top-10 lobbyists of Ukraine in the world for year 2014. This has been reported by director of the World Policy Institute Olena Hetmanchuk, presenting the results of the annual expert survey. “The ranking for 2014 is unique. Eight out of ten names in the current ranking appears...

    OSCE will try to stop fire in Donbas flash points
    Jan29

    OSCE will try to stop fire in Donbas flash points

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine will try to arrange local ceasefires in flash points in Donbas to allow civilians to leave the dangerous territory. Spokesperson for the OSCE SMM Michael Bociurkiw has announced this at the briefing, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “If possible, the SMM will try to organize local...

    Volunteers say Russians also help Ukrainian army
    Jan29

    Volunteers say Russians also help Ukrainian army

    Citizens of the Russian Federation also donate money to help the Ukrainian military in eastern Ukraine. Russian journalist and volunteer Victor Maistrenko said this on Channel 5. “Not a lot of money is donated, but we receive it. Russians help. It means that there still are reasonable people. Many feel responsible for what Russia has done...

    Ukraine’s foreign debt rose by 10.3% to $30.8 billion in 2014 – Ministry of Finance
    Jan29

    Ukraine’s foreign debt rose by 10.3% to $30.8 billion in 2014 – Ministry of Finance

    The external debt of Ukraine rose by 10.3% or $2.877 billion in 2014 totaling $30.809 billion on December 31 (compared to $27.932 billion on December 31 in 2013). This was stated by the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine. Direct domestic debt of Ukraine soared 1.8 times or by UAH 204 billion from UAH 256.96 billion USD ($32.148 billion) to UAH...

    Militants fail to encircle Debaltseve – Tymchuk
    Jan29

    Militants fail to encircle Debaltseve – Tymchuk

    Russian-backed militants have scaled back their offensives in the last day in the Donbas conflict zone, head of the Information Resistance group Dmytro Tymchuk wrote on his Facebook page on Thursday. “The enemy was unable to perform the task of creating ‘the Debaltseve pocket’. This was primarily because of the effectiveness of...

    Thorbjorn Jagland: We must do everything to save life of Savchenko
    Jan29

    Thorbjorn Jagland: We must do everything to save life of Savchenko

    Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland will not terminate his attempts to convince the Russian authorities of the need to release Ukraine’s MP, member of PACE Nadiya Savchenko, who is illegally detained in Moscow prison. Secretary General said this at the PACE meeting, answering a question from member of Spanish...

    Five Ukrainian soldiers killed, 29 wounded in Donbas conflict zone in last day
    Jan29

    Five Ukrainian soldiers killed, 29 wounded in Donbas conflict zone in last day

    Five Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and another 29 wounded in the Donbas conflict zone over the last 24 hours, National Security and Defense Council spokesman Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing in Kyiv. “Over the last day, we have lost five Ukrainian soldiers, and another 29 were injured as a result of military clashes,” he...

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