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Polishchuk: Crimean beaches are safe

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News / 8 August 2005 | 17:12

Polishchuk: Crimean beaches are safe

Minister of Health of Ukraine, Nickolay Polishxhuk, assures that nobody was infected with HIV through syringes found on the Crimea beaches.

Used syringes were found on private lands and beaches’ nearby territory. Eight people, who suffered a trauma from syringe’s needles, are undergoing a course of treatment. There was not any registered case of HIV infection because of the "syringe incident."

Hygiene and epidemiological service conducted preventive actions. Water samples were examined in laboratories every two hours. No infection and harmful pollution were found.

All beaches, closed before for examination, were opened on Saturday. "Crimea is safe seaside resort for today," said Minister.

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Ukrainian Traffic Police: To be or not to be

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News / 8 August 2005 | 17:08

Ukrainian Traffic Police: To be or not to be

Vladimir Rudik deputy Interior Minister gave explanations concerning the coming changes and reforms of Ukrainian Traffic Police.

According to his words, traffic Police was not liquidated de jure. It is still current service.

Rudik informed that Interior Ministry had reformed traffic Police before the corresponding decree of President of Ukraine. Some measures are undertaken in order coming new service will correspond to new conditions. Not only quality but quantity of new service will be changed as well. The staff of new service must meet requirements that will be stricter than previous ones. The candidates will must to pass exams and their diplomas will be reviewed as well.

The traffic violators will pay penalties exceeding existed ones. Such thing as bribery will be finally prohibited and everyone will be on equal terms in the face of the law. The corresponding draft will be sent to Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.

The new service will be called Traffic Police Service. The name will be corresponded to its main function – to serve for people.        

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In Kherson area harvesting of early grain-crops have finished

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News / 8 August 2005 | 16:39

In Kherson area harvesting of early grain-crops have finished

Agricultural farms of Kherson region finished harvesting of early grain-crops. Central Department of Agriculture and Foodstuffs of Kherson Regional Administration informed about it.

On August 8, it is threshed 1 million 482.8 thousand tons of grain. Average crop capacity of early grain makes 23 µ/hectares, "UNIAN" reported.

In Central Department of Agriculture and Foodstuffs have specified, that during winter wheat harvest it has threshed 1 million 94,6 thousand tons at average crop capacity of 26,3 µ/hectares, winter barley – 44,7 thousand tons at average crop capacity of 21,8 µ/hectares, summer barley – 299 thousand tons at average crop capacity of 16,5 µ/hectares.


Area of early grain and leguminous has made 645.5 thousand in hectares in Kherson this year. The region planned to gather 2 million tons of grain.

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Ukrainian sappers check Lebanon – Israel frontier

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News / 8 August 2005 | 16:15

Ukrainian sappers check Lebanon – Israel frontier

The military men of the 3rd Divided Engineering Battalion of Ukrainian Armed Forces servicing peacemaking mission in South Lebanon. They deactivate highly explosive on mountain section of road near the frontier.      

They use demine machine because the ground and the relief are very hard. Fifty kilometers divide Ukrainian corps from the place of destination.

According to international standards, demine must be conducted by two methods. Ukrainian sappers in Lebanon use three methods: manual, training dogs and track-type technics.     

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Sevastopol fleet is cut off from water supply

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News / 8 August 2005 | 16:02

Sevastopol fleet is cut off from water supply

Sevastopol city water supply department cut off ten military units of Naval Forces of Armed Forces of Ukraine.

As reported in the press-center of Naval Forces, Sevastopol fleet has debts to municipal department. Fleet direction considers the action of city water supply department "thoughtless". Cessation of water supply violates norms of fire safety and does not allow to maintain necessary anti-epidemiological state in military units.

According to data from the press-center, Naval Forces command considers that the time chosen for cessation (heat +36° C) "is not an acceptable decision for current financial question."

In this connection Fleet direction demands the immediate connection to water supply.

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International children festival to take place in Ukraine

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News / 8 August 2005 | 13:57

International children festival to take place in Ukraine

International Festival of Children’s Art, Television and Press will be held in Slavutich (Ukraine) on 16-19 September, UzReport informed.

The motto of the festival that stayed unchanged all 12 times the event was held is "I want to see the world happy". The aim of the festival is to involve young people in social, cultural, and economic life, and to use the media as the means to disclose the lifestyle of youth nowadays. It is also intended to strengthen professional, cultural and friendship contacts between the children of different countries.

Young journalists, cameramen, photo-reporters, editors and journalists of children’s publications, television and radio-programmes, as well as art ensembles and performers from different countries of the world, including Uzbekistan will participate in the international forum.

Slavutich City Council, Energoatom, Ministry of Power Engineering of Ukraine, Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station, Youth Politics State Committee, Ministry of Culture and Art of Ukraine, and National Television and Radio Company are organising the event.

The topic of the 12th International Festival is "Let’s unite the world against evil!" Participants will have to prepare home task on the topic "Cities, and countries are child’s friends!" All those who will compete for the first prize are preparing the task, which is determined through toss-up. The general subject of this round is life and history of Slavutich city.

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Ukrainian police confiscated 60 kg poppy

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News / 8 August 2005 | 12:51

Ukrainian police confiscated 60 kg poppy

Ukrainian Department to Fight Organized Crime in Lviv region arrested two Ukrainians. They tried to transport 60 kg poppy in the special equipped car and trailer.

The criminal case was instituted according to article 307 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine: illegal production, purchase, storage, trade of psychotropic substances and their analogues.

The investigation is going on.   

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Ukraine has strengthen sanitary control on battery farm

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News / 8 August 2005 | 11:19

Ukraine has strengthen sanitary control on battery farm

Petr Verbitsky, Chief of State Veterinary Department of Ukraine announced that the strict control will be provided on battery farm of Ukraine in order to prevent bird flu epidemic.

According to his words, now there is no danger of epidemic in Ukraine. Besides, corresponding services regularly conduct necessary blood tests of poultry and migrant birds.

We remind that Ukraine banned export poultry and poultry products from Russian Federation and Kazakhstan. It is the temporary measure. "When the epidemic finishes, the sanction will be abolished," states Verbitsky.   

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