Monthly Archives: July 2020

NABU searches alleged Trukhanov, Galanternik premises in Odesa

Odesa Mayor Hennady Trukhanov stands during a hearing on his arrest at the Kyiv Court of Appeal on Feb. 26, 2018. The court authorized his release without bail.Photo by UNIAN The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine on July 2 searched premises allegedly linked to Odesa Mayor Hennady Trukhanov and his ally Vladimir Galanternik in the city. Trukhanov’s press office declined to

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In April 2020, LOZOVA MACHINERY opened a new modern production line for the production of sprayers.

The company believes that the guarantee of a good harvest is timely fertilizer of plants and the protection of fields from pests. For these purposes, LOZOVA MACHINERY offers a high-precision trailed sprayer – SPRAYMARC-3000. The unit was first presented at the LOZOVA MACHINERY anniversary field day in July 2019. High efficiency and productivity, absolute build quality and ease of operation are just

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The State Archives of Odessa region can be transferred to the building of the National Bank

The State Archives of Odesa Oblast may be transferred from the emergency building of the Brod Synagogue to the premises of the National Bank. The head of the regional state administration Maxim Kutsiy told about it. According to him, on July 1, the Odessa Regional State Administration signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Association of Architects of Odessa. The partners united

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Govt approves allocation of UAH 35 bln from anti-COVID-19 fund for road repairs, construction

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has approved a list of roads for construction, modernization, overhauls and maintenance of national roads in 2020 and the volume of budget financing for these purposes by allocating UAH 35 billion for the Fund for Fight against COVID-19 to the State Agency of Automobile Roads. The government made these decisions during a meeting on

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Belarus reveals unexpected details of integration plan with Russia

Russia proposed to Minsk in 2019 to transfer 95% of the power to the supranational level as part of the integration between the two countries, said the Belarusian Ambassador to Russia Vladimir Semashko. He called such a proposal “a complete surrender”, BelTA reports. According to the diplomat, the document assumed “giving up everything,” leaving Minsk a few points – for example, the

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EU calls NBU governor’s resignation ‘worrying signal’

02.07.2020 17:38 The announcement of the resignation of the Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine, Yakiv Smolii, against the backdrop of alleged political pressure sends a worrying signal. A relevant statement has been published on the website of the European External Action Service. The Bank must maintain its ability to fulfil its role independently. Undermining this important institution jeopardises the credibility of and

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Putin Thanks Russians for ‘Support and Trust’ After Vote

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday thanked Russians after a nationwide vote approved controversial constitutional reforms that allow him to extend his rule until 2036. “Thank you very much for your support and trust,” Putin said in televised remarks after an announcement from Russia’s election commission that nearly 78% of voters had supported the amendments to the basic law. Putin reiterated that

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Kyiv to send American Javelin anti-tank missile systems to Ukrainian military in Donbas

Ukrainian military will receive American anti-tank systems Javelin during the rotation in the combat zone in the Donbas, stated the Chief of the General Staff Ruslan Khomchak in an interview with ArmiaInform. “Brigades of the Armed Forces will receive Javelins during the rotation in the combat zone. Currently, one of the brigades which is completing training before deployment to the Donbas,

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US could buy Turkey’s Russian-made S-400 under Senate proposal

U.S. President Donald Trump has held off imposing sanctions against Turkey for its purchase, but the sale remains a sticking point in the relationship Military vehicles and equipment, parts of the S-400 air defense system, are unloaded from a Russian transport aircraft at Murted military airport in Ankara, Turkey, on July 12, 2019 Ministry of National Defense of Turkey The

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“Shit in the end.” Mass media published correspondence of people’s deputies from the Servant of the people on Smoliy’s resignation

The publication of Letters published the correspondence of people’s deputies from the Servants of the People, who discussed the resignation of the head of the National Bank, Yakov Smoly, and that, due to his departure, Ukraine canceled the placement of Eurobonds for $ 1.75 billion. A photo of the correspondence in one of the chats was made by the correspondent of the publication. “ Could

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Overwhelming support for Putin’s constitution changes a wake-up call for Westerners who claim Russian system is bound to collapse

Warning! Contains the usual BS from some so called journalist. By Bryan MacDonald The outcome of Russia’s ‘national vote’ on a series of amendments to the constitution serves to reaffirm that most Russians want the country to plow its own furrow, regardless of what outsiders think. In the end, the margin was huge. Exit polls suggested around 70 percent of

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UN Security Council calls for global ceasefire during COVID-19 pandemic

The UN Security Council has approved a resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire in all armed conflicts (including in Donbas) and for humanitarian and medical assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic, spokesperson for the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the UN Oleg Nikolenko has said. “One hundred days after the UN Secretary-General’s call for a global ceasefire during the COVID-19 pandemic,

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Ukraine’s central bank chief resigns leaving Zelenskyy’s reform credentials in tatters

UkraineAlert by Anders Åslund Ukraine’s reform agenda suffered a serious blow on July 1 when Yakiv Smolii, the highly respected governor of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), resigned due to what he called “systematic political pressure.” At a time when a wide range of Ukrainian reforms are facing rollbacks and reversals, Smolii and his reformist colleagues at the NBU

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