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UkraineInvest gets 27 applications for state support under 'investment nanny' law for over $2 bln.

The office for attracting and supporting investments (UkraineInvest) has received 27 requests from potential investors for a total of over $2 billion under the adopted law on "investment nannies," Serhiy Tsivkach, the executive director of UkraineInvest, said.

"As of today, we have received 27 applications for more than $2 billion, of which we see 7-8 priority projects ... totaling about $500 million," Tsivkach said during a meeting with Polish investors in Kyiv.

According to him, the projects will be submitted by the end of this year.

"We are actively working on this," he said.

Serhiy Tsivkach also added that the matter concerns projects in various fields, in particular in mechanical engineering and logistics.

Philadelphia Hits Record Homicides As Rates Rise Across U.

Philadelphia Hits Record Homicides As Rates Rise Across U.

There has been a spike in violence across the U.S., and Philadelphia has been particularly impacted. The city has reached a record high number of homicides in 2021, totaling over 500. Zinhle Essamuah reports on the surge in violence, which is pred...

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Made in America products take spotlight amid supply chain issues.

Made in America products take spotlight amid supply chain issues.

Fisher Space Pen's Joshua Skidmore, Popilicious Popcorn co-founders Maria Bailey and Madison Bailey Mengueme and Got Your Six Coffee founder Eric Hadley showcase the best gifts for this holiday shopping season. #FoxNews Subscribe to Fox News! Watc...

Macron Meets Crown Prince to Discuss Regional Stability.

Macron Meets Crown Prince to Discuss Regional Stability.

Macron Meets Crown Prince to Discuss Regional Stability ️ French President Emmanuel Macron met Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Jeddah Saturday, December 4, to discuss regional stability, in particular crisis-hit Lebanon, after i...

Germany's SPD votes to back 'traffic light' coalition with Greens, FPD - DW News.

Germany's SPD votes to back 'traffic light' coalition with Greens, FPD - DW News.

Germany's Social Democrats have voted to back a coalition agreement with the Greens and the Free Democrats. The coalition is expected to be led by the SPD's Olaf Scholz. The Greens and the FDP still need the final seal of approval from their membe...

Biden says he won’t accept Putin's red line in Ukraine.

Biden says he won’t accept Putin's red line in Ukraine.

U.S. officials say the situation on the Ukraine-Russia border is growing more dramatic now that Russia has significantly increased its number of combat forces.

Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban Buys Small Texas Town.

Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban Buys Small Texas Town.

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban purchased Mustang, Texas, a small town in Navarro County. » Subscribe to NBC News: » Watch more NBC video: NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and powerful news brands that deliver compelling, diverse a...