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CEC registered more than half of deputies

Posted by the Editor on November 23, 2012


News / 23 November 2012 | 16:58

CEC registered more than half of deputies

CEC registered more than half of deputies

The Central Election Commission registered other 44 MPs. The relevant decisions were taken at the CEC meeting.
In particular, the CEC registered two more deputies, who ran for Parliament on the Party of Regions party list, 13 from the All-Ukrainian Union “Fatherland” (Batkivshchyna) and six from the All-Ukrainian Union “Freedom” (Svoboda).
In addition, the CEC registered nine single-mandate deputies from the Party of Regions, six from the “Fatherland”, two from “Freedom” and six self-nominated candidates.
All in all, as of today, the CEC registered 262 deputies of Ukraine.

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Ukraine exported already 5.2 million tons of wheat

Posted by the Editor on November 23, 2012


News / 23 November 2012 | 16:46

Ukraine exported already 5.2 million tons of wheat

Ukraine exported already 5.2 million tons of wheat

As of today, Ukraine exported 5.2 million tons of wheat, the press service of the Agriculture and Food Ministry reports.
According to the report, Ukraine has exported 11.1 million tons of grain, including 5.2 million tons of wheat, 3.9 million tons of corn and 1.7 million tons of barley.
According to the Ministry, in 2012-2013 the grain exports from Ukraine may reach 21-22 million tons.

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20 Ukrainians have been injured in an accident in Thailand.

Posted by the Editor on November 23, 2012


News / 23 November 2012 | 16:33

20 Ukrainians have been injured in an accident in Thailand.

20 Ukrainians have been injured in an accident in Thailand.

20 Ukrainians have been injured in an accident in Thailand.
According to the Embassy of Ukraine in the Kingdom of Thailand, on November 23, 20 Ukrainians received injuries of varying severity in a traffic accident with a tourist bus, taken place in the province of Kanchanaburi.
All the victims were taken to local hospitals, the Foreign Ministry press service informs.
The Ukrainian Embassy in Thailand provides appropriate consular support.
The case is under special control of the Department of Consular Service of the Foreign Ministry of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Embassy in the Kingdom of Thailand.

 

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Azarov urges Ukrainians not be afraid of inflation

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News / 23 November 2012 | 16:23

Azarov urges Ukrainians not be afraid of inflation

Azarov urges Ukrainians not be afraid of inflation

Prime Minister Mykola Azarov expects GDP growth of around 3% in 2013.
“We hope to see GDP growth of around 3%. It may be higher under an optimistic scenario. If the situation on the world markets does not improve and remains unchanged, it will be a bit lower – at some 2.4-2.5%,” he said.
In addition, the Prime Minister said that the government expects inflation to be moderate in 2013. According to him, the government would not allow deflation, as it did last year. “Next year we will actively credit large-scale projects, lend to the economy,” Azarov said.
He said that inflation can grow a little because of that. “People should not be afraid of inflation, industrial products prices can significantly increase. I do not think there will be any significant inflationary bursts in food group, may be 1-2%,” the Prime Minister said.
Azarov said that the government now agrees macroeconomic indicators for 2013 with the IMF. “We have our own vision of the development of the Ukrainian economy in the next year, the International Monetary Fund has their vision. Recently, our visions have become more or less common,” Azarov summed up.

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Redknapp chose London club

Posted by the Editor on November 23, 2012


News / 23 November 2012 | 16:10

Redknapp chose London club

Redknapp chose London club

Today, English specialist Harry Redknapp pretending to head the Ukraine national football team signs a two-year contract with Queens Park Rangers Football Club.
According to some British media, the parties have resolved all the details of the contract, but the football club’s website has not published the information about this yet.

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Ukrainian legislation on combating family violence to be changed

Posted by the Editor on November 23, 2012


News / 23 November 2012 | 15:58

Ukrainian legislation on combating family violence to be changed

Ukrainian legislation on combating family violence to be changed

Ukrainian legislation on combating family violence will be reviewed, deputy social policy minister of Ukraine Vyacheslav Kolomiets told a press conference “Freedom from violence: let’s act together”, ForUm correspondent reports.
The deputy minister added that the number of families to be covered by the new law should be increased. Such families, he said, could include former spouses, living together. In addition, changes have to touch bodies, responsible for combating family violence.
Kolomiets added that to this end, the Social Policy Ministry and the International Charity Fund “Ukrainian Fund for Public Health” in collaboration with the concerned central authorities and NGOs are developing a legal act, which will be a mechanism to provide effective and timely assistance to the family violence victims.
In turn, the head of the public security department of the Interior Ministry Yuri Lubensky said his profile department is also actively involved in the development of the bill and expressed hope that the new regulation will be more effective and useful.

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Bank to credit exporters to be set up in Ukraine

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News / 23 November 2012 | 15:39

Bank to credit exporters to be set up in Ukraine

Bank to credit exporters to be set up in Ukraine

Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov supports the idea of creating a reconstruction and development bank in Ukraine to credit exporters and large infrastructure projects, Cabinet’s press service informs.
“I’ve set a task of returning to an idea that has been discussed for many years in Ukraine, but we lacked the determination for its implementation. It is related to credit support for our exporters, and we are planning to set up a reconstruction and development bank. This bank’s priority task is to provide big and serious infrastructure projects with credits,” Azarov said.
According to Azarov, the implementation of large investment and infrastructure projects and the crediting of the export sphere will secure fast economic development under recession in foreign markets.

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Ukrainian participant of Junior Eurovision Contest-2012 presented song

Posted by the Editor on November 23, 2012


News / 23 November 2012 | 15:25

Ukrainian participant of Junior Eurovision Contest-2012 presented song

Ukrainian participant of Junior Eurovision Contest-2012 presented song

Today, in Kyiv, a participant of Junior Eurovision Contest-2012 from Ukraine Anastasiya Petryk presented a song for her participation in the contest, ForUm correspondent reports.
Interior minister Vitaliy Zakharchenko congratulated Anastasiya and wished her to become a winner of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest-2012.
The celebration was also attended by deputy internal minister of Ukraine Serhiy Lyekar, President of the National Academy of Internal Affairs Valentyn Kovalenko and other honored guests.

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