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80% of Ukrainian transport do not answer requirements of safety

Among the operating 6,2 thousand units of transport, over 80% don't answer the requirements of safety. They are worn-out morally and technically. For years of independence the quantity of units of city transport in Ukraine decreased from 12,3 thousand to 6,2 thousand. Such data were sounded today by the deputy minister of infrastructure of Ukraine Vladimir Shulmeyster at a seminar about development of city public transport. According to the statement of the deputy minister, since 1991 investments into city public transport have been actually stopped. "It occurred against a tendency of...

10.06.2015
Ukraine and Germany will collaborate in cosmic sphere

The representatives of the both countries agreed upon perspectives of common project Negotiations of activating collaboration between Ukraine and Germany was passed before first meeting of common working organization of State Space Agency of Ukraine and Germany Aerospace Center (DLR) in Kyiv in 9 June. It is reported by press service of SSAU. Both parties discussed perspectives realization of common projects with support of the program EU “Horizon-2020’, cooperation in cosmic sphere of space technology, distant atmospheric sounding and together creation of rocket technics. The head of...

10.06.2015
For a month car production in Ukraine fell by 21%

The volume of car production for the month decreased by 33.7% In May, the Ukrainian refineries produced 442 vehicles, which is 21.5% less than in April (563 pieces), and 88.2% less than in May last year (3755 pieces). This is according to the association Ukrautoprom. The volume of production of cars for the month amounted to 289 units, or 33.7% less than in April and 91.8% less than in May last year. Commercial vehicles were produced 105 units, up 15.4% over the April figure, but 41.7% less than in last year's May. The May figure in the production of the buses - 48 units or 33.3% more than...

9.06.2015
EU in the coming days will extend sanctions against Crimea

Restrictive measures against the Crimea prohibit, in particular, all investment in the economy of the peninsula, due to expire on June 23. The European Union in the coming days will extend the sanctions against the Crimea for a year. This was announced by the permanent representative of Luxembourg to the EU Christian Brown. "I do not know exactly when (the sanctions will be extended - Ed.), But the fundamental decision was made. Maybe it will happen at the next EU Council for Foreign Affairs (June 22 - Ed). This is the extension for one year, it will happen in the coming days, "- said Brown,...

9.06.2015
In petroleum installation near Kyiv are on fire 16 cisterns

In location of exposure are situated one more oil product depot KLO. Everybody is evacuated. There are making security cordon. In Kyiv district on pentroleum installation savers doused one cistern with gasoline, but other 16 continue to burn. It is reported by State Emergency Service of Ukraine. “As of 7:00 on 9 June liquidated fire a tank capacity of 900 cu. m, continues extinguishing 16 tanks, of which: 8 - capacity of 900 cu. m. and 8 - capacity of 50 cu. m.”, - said in a statement. The main efforts focused on extinguishing the burning tanks by means of a foam attack, as well as...

9.06.2015
In occupied Donbass are minted bad money – Poroshenko

The president of Ukraine told when country financial-banking system of Donbass will restart work Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko announced that in occupied by Russia territories are printed bad currency. “We have first samples of done bad hryvna in occupied y Russia territories of Donetsk. Also we should defense financial-banking country system of Ukraine” – said Poroshenko in the press-conference in 5 June. The president underlined that in occupied territory financial-banking system restart its work only when militias stop to plunder banks and state regulator will be able to...

6.06.2015
In Donetsk was robbed the bank of Yanukovych

Terrorists engaged cash of VBR bank of around 46.5 million hryvna and 9 .9 million dollars, as also values of bank clients On Wednesday, June 3, the members of the terrorist organization was robbed DNR central office PJSC Ukrainian Bank for Development (EBE PAO), located at Prospect. Bohdan Khmelnytsky 102 in Donetsk. It is reported by the press service of the bank. "In the evening of June 2, gunmen armed with assault rifles so-called DNR, broke into the premises of the bank and for 12 hours, using special equipment, tried to open the bank vault room. In the morning of June 3, the robbers...

6.06.2015
The document of sanctions against Russia has been sent to the Cabinet – Poroshenko

The Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko assured that the list of sanctions against Ukraine Russia is already under consideration in the Government binet a list of sanctions against Russia. The Head of State said at today's press conference. "On my instructions, prepared and submitted to the government today, and expect that in the near future it will be taken this decision and in the National Security Council, the list of social, economic and other restrictive measures, sanctions that are applied by Ukraine against the Russian Federation", - he said. The president said the sanctions will apply...

5.06.2015
Ukraine – the leader of the largest gas reserves in storage in Europe

This morning, June 5, according to latest information, in Ukrainian storages is 10.5 billion cubic meters of fuel, which is 28% more than before the start of the injection season. It is reported by the Public Relations Department and the press of UKRTRANSGAZ. "Ukraine has the largest underground storage facilities in Europe, and today we are together with Germany and Italy among the leaders in natural gas reserves in storage. For example, in gas storerooms Italy saved 9.2 billion cubic meters, while Germany has accumulated 8.2 billion cubic meters. At the same time domestic warehouse filled...

5.06.2015
The U.S.Senate offer help to Ukraine with weapon and reconnaissance

USA senator appealed for allocate funds to ensure that the Ukrainian military counter-artillery radar, defensive lethal weapons, etc. US Republican Senator from Ohio, Rob Portman has submitted two amendments to the budget of National Defense in 2016 to help Ukraine, which continues to struggle with the Russian aggression. This is stated on the official website of the senator. The First Amendment permits the allocation of funds to ensure that the Ukrainian military counter-artillery radar, defensive lethal weapons, drones, communications security. The amendment requires the allocation for this...

5.06.2015
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