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News about recent political developments in Ukraine, key Ukrainian economic news and major current events in the CIS and the rest of the world.

Servant of the People backs MP Tkachenko's candidacy for Culture Minister.

The Servant of the People faction has approved the candidacy of its member Oleksandr Tkachenko for the position of Culture Minister of Ukraine.

Belavia, LOT and WizzAir will launch intl flights to 14 destinations from Kyiv airport on June 16.

Belavia (Belarus), LOT (Poland) and WizzAir (Hungary) will launch international flights to ten countries from Kyiv International Airport from June 16, 2020.

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Man who threatened to blow up Metro Bridge in Kyiv detained – police.

Police on Monday arrested a man who threatened to blow up the Metro Bridge in Kyiv.

Air Force officer to be sued for UAH 800,000 in damages for official negligence – SBI.

For losses of almost UAH 800,000 due to official negligence, the head of one of the departments of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine will face trial, the press service of the State Bureau of Investigations (SBI) has said.

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Zelensky: In case of recordings of Biden-Poroshenko I am interested in one thing, how it was possible to record country's president.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has called for Ukraine not to be pulled into the presidential campaign in the United States, and denies any involvement in the recording of conversations between the fifth president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenk...

Zelensky declares UAH 28.6 mln income, pays UAH 3.6 mln taxes to budget in 2019

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has declared his property, income, expenses and financial liabilities for 2019.

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Ukraine records 348 new cases of COVID-19 over past day, 152 recoveries, 10 deaths.

Some 348 new cases of COVID-19 coronavirus disease have been recorded in Ukraine over the past day as of Monday morning, while 10 people from the number of previously sick died, 152 people recovered. A day earlier, 468 new cases of COVID-19 infect...

Zelensky declares UAH 28.6 mln income, pays UAH 3.6 mln taxes to budget in 2019

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has declared his property, income, expenses and financial liabilities for 2019.

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Ukraine expects first IMF tranche of $1.9 bln on June 5-6, $1.6 bln in autumn, $1.5 bln next year – Shmyhal

Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal notes that Ukraine expects the IMF Executive Board to approve the first tranche of the agreed Stand-By Arrangement for the next 18 months on June 5.

Pandemic will not affect 'visa-free' regime between Ukraine and EU – EC official.

The COVID-19 pandemic does not automatically affect the visa-free regime between Ukraine and the European Union, Deputy Director General of the European Commission for European Neighborhood and Enlargement Negotiations Katarina Mathernova has stated.

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Russia reports over 8,950 new Covid-19 cases, 181 deaths over past 24 hrs - HQ.

Russia has reported the daily growth of new coronavirus cases as slightly over 8,952 cases and 181 deaths, the coronavirus response headquarters said

Some 393 new COVID-19 cases, 17 die, 377 recover in Ukraine over past day.

Some 393 new cases of COVID-19 coronavirus disease were recorded in Ukraine over the past day as of Saturday morning, 17 people from the number of previously sick died, 377 recovered.

Number of COVID-19 patients exceeds number of recovered in 11 regions of Ukraine.

The number of patients with COVID-19 coronavirus disease exceeded the number of people who recovered over the past day in 11 out of 24 regions of Ukraine, according to data on coronavirus epidemic monitoring on the website of the National Security...

SPF announces replacement of Centrenergo director, return of company to state control.

The supervisory board of Centrenergo on Friday replaed acting director general of the company, appointing Oleksandr Korchynsky to the post, who was approved by the Ukrainian government at the end of February, Head of the State Property Fund (SPF) ...

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Finance Ministry redeems $1 bln US guaranteed eurobonds.

The Finance Ministry of Ukraine on May repaid the second issue of the U.S. guaranteed loan participation notes. The total payment amount exceeded $1 billion, the ministry said on its website on Friday.

Surplus of Ukraine's consolidated balance of payment in April reaches $716 mln.

The surplus of Ukraine's consolidated balance of payment in April 2020 reached $716 million, while in April 2019 the deficit was $46 million, according to preliminary data posted by the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) on Friday.

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Ukraine ready to discuss expansion of range of food export to Japan – Economy minister.

Ukraine is ready to discuss the expansion of the range of food export to the Japanese market, Minister of Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture Ihor Petrashko has said during a meeting with Japanese Ambassador to Ukraine Takashi Kurai.

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Ukraine counts on resumption of full-fledged Hungary's support in NATO – Kuleba.

Ukraine hopes that Hungary's full support of Ukraine in NATO will be renewed, said Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba.

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Bakhmatiuk confident he is right, applications to extradite him after HACC decision to arrest him in absentia to be futile.

The owner of Ukrlandfarming Oleh Bakhmatiuk is confident that he is right and law enforcement authorities acted illegally in the case of VAB Bank belonged to him, and he is ready to applications seeking to extradite him after the decision of the a...

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Zelensky thanks EU for EUR 500 mln second tranche of macroeconomic assistance.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has expressed gratitude to the leadership of the European Union for allocating the last tranche of the fourth macroeconomic assistance program in the amount of EUR 500 million.

Kyivstar connects another 800 Ukrainian settlements to 4G network.

Kyivstar mobile operator has increased 4G network coverage in 22 regions of Ukraine, connecting another 800 settlements with 573,000 people to high-speed data transmission under LTE (4G) technology, the company's press service said on Friday.

Police activate interception plan after shootings in Brovary – Interior ministry.

An interception plan has been introduced in the Kyiv region due to a shootout that took place on the morning of May 29 in Brovary, the press service of Ukraine's Interior Ministry has said.

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Another 23 coronavirus-infected servicemen identified in Ukrainian Armed Forces – Medical Forces.

Twenty-three servicemen in the ranks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine have been tested positive for COVID-19 as of early hours of May 29, two of previously fell ill got recovered, a press service of Medical Forces Command reported.

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Zelensky, Command of Armed Forces congratulate Ukrainian peacekeepers with International Day of UN Peacemakers.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has congratulated Ukrainian peacekeepers with International Day of UN Peacekeepers.

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Interfax-Ukraine to host press conference 'Illegal decisions of  HACC's on the choice of precautionary measures in the case of VAB Bank'.

On Friday, May 29, at 11.30, the press center of the Interfax-Ukraine News Agency will host press conference entitled 'Illegal decisions of  HACC's on the choice of precautionary measures in the case of VAB Bank' with the participation of lawyers ...

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