Groysman: Local government responsible for transport modernization

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Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman has stated that the modernization of transport is a task of solely local authorities.

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PM Groysman promises to provide massive support to agricultural sector

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Ukraine’s Government will provide large-scale support to the agro-industrial complex.

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Canada ready to support peacekeeping mission in Ukraine

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Canada is ready to support an international peacekeeping mission in Ukraine, if it is approved by the United Nations.

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Militants launched 35 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas in last day

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Russian-backed militants launched 35 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area in Donbas over the past day.

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Kyivstar to increase subscriber fees by 30-50 percent from May

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The largest Ukrainian mobile communications operator Kyivstar has started sending messages to contract and corporate subscribers about the automated transfer to the new tariffs from May 1, 2018 increased by 30-50 percent in connection with the launch of 4G, and clients report about this in social...

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Donbass movie by Sergei Loznitsa to get world premiere at Cannes

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Donbass movie by Sergei Loznitsa will receive its world premiere at the 71st Cannes Film Festival.

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Gerashchenko, Herbst discuss prospects for peacekeeping mission in Donbas. Photos

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First Vice Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Iryna Gerashchenko and former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine John Herbst exchanged views on the prospects and concept of the peacekeeping mission in Donbas within the framework of the informal parliamentary Minsk platform.

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PwC faces tough year in Ukraine

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He’s been heading PwC’s Ukraine branch almost for a year and already has a $3-billion lawsuit to contend with. Richard Pollard says that’s his biggest challenge: Defending PwC against PrivatBank, Ukraine’s largest commercial bank, now state-owned. PwC audited the bank for years under its pr...

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Demands rise to improve state of science

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Ukrainian scientists and supporters of science took part in the March for Science global initiative on April 14. They walked through the center of Kyiv to draw attention to educational shortcomings. The first March for Science was held in Washington, D.C. a year ago, in protest at cuts to science...

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Expatriate teachers find new homes in Ukraine

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There are easier places for foreigners to teach than in Ukraine. The nation has suffered the Chornobyl disaster, economic turmoil, two revolutions and now war. But brave souls have chosen to live, work — and spread their knowledge in Ukraine. The Kyiv Post spoke to three international teachers wh...

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Ukraine’s security regulator ran afoul of US counterpart

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A brewery in the Luhansk Oblast city of Lysychansk, 742 kilometers southeast of Kyiv, is an unlikely place for a publicly traded U.S. energy company to reap all of its profits. But that brewery was the sole customer of Ukrainian National Securities and Stock Market Commission Chief Timur Khromaev...

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Groysman says he will run for seat in parliament in 2019

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Ukraine’s Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has said he will stand in the next parliamentary election, planned for the fall 2019. Making the announcement in a Twitter post on April 19, Groysman refueled long-running rumors that he might be breaking away from the camp of President Petro Poroshenko...

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France's Alstom developing investment project for Ukraine

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French company Alstom is developing a project for the production of electric locomotives with a high level of localization in Ukraine and plans to open a representative office in Kyiv, the press service of the Office of the National Investment Council of Ukraine has told Ukrinform.

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Onyshchenko releases alleged recording implicating Poroshenko, Zlochevsky in graft

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Fugitive lawmaker Oleksandr Onyshchenko late on April 18 published what he claimed to be a recording implicating President Petro Poroshenko and ex-President Viktor Yanukovych’s Ecology Minister Mykola Zlochevsky in corrupt deals. The Presidential Administration responded to the recording by...

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Groysman says large foreign debt still biggest problem for Ukraine’s economy

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Servicing Ukraine’s large foreign debt is the major problem currently facing the Ukrainian government, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said on April 20. Addressing Ukraine parliament, Groysman said Ukraine owes $46 billion just on loans from the period of 2007 to 2014.The total debt U...

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Washington Post: Comey memo showed Trump wanted faster response to Putin call

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President Trump became irate at his then-national security adviser Michael Flynn, when he learned that Flynn had failed to tell him about a congratulatory phone call from Russian President Vladi­mir Putin after Trump’s inauguration, according to a senior administration official. Read more here. T...

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IMF sees slowdown in Ukraine’s reforms

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has noted some easing of the reform efforts of the Ukrainian authorities. “We have seen some slowdown in reforms,” Director of the IMF’s European Department Poul Thomsen said at a briefing in Washington on Friday. Thomsen also said he didn&#...

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Daily Digest: Top news of Friday

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Gazprom seeks termination of Ukraine gas contracts. Russian gas giant has lodged a claim to an international arbitration seeking to cancel its supply and transit contracts with Ukraine. Groysman to run for parliament in 2019. The prime minister and former protege of President Petro Poroshenko hin...

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EurAsia Daily: Gazprom sends materials to Stockholm to denounce contract with Naftogaz

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Gazprom has sent materials to Stockholm to denounce its contract with the Naftogaz of Ukraine, RIA Novosti reports citing the Russian gas holding. Read more here. The post EurAsia Daily: Gazprom sends materials to Stockholm to denounce contract with Naftogaz appeared first on KyivPost.

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Reuters: Russian minister says Rusal nationalization not an option for now

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MOSCOW – Russia is not considering the temporary nationalization of aluminum giant Rusal (0486.HK) for now, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov was quoted as saying by Interfax news agency on April 20. Read more here.     The post Reuters: Russian minister says Rusal nationalization n...

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