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Weather forecasters promise hot weather till the end of May holidays

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News / 7 May 2013 | 14:10

Weather forecasters promise hot weather till the end of May holidays

Weather forecasters promise hot weather till the end of May holidays

Overcast and dry weather is expected on the ninth of May throughout Ukraine, director of the Ukrainian Hydrometeorological Center Mykola Kulbida told a briefing, ForUm correspondent reports.
“The average morning temperature in Ukraine will be from 11 to 16 degrees and from 23 to 28 during the day. The air will get warm up to 30 degrees in the southern and central regions, as well as in the Carpathian regionm” he said.
According to Kulbida, precipitations are not expected in Ukraine on May 7-11. The average temperature at night will be from 10 to 15 degrees above zero and 22-27 degrees during the day. On May 13-14, moderate rain with thunderstorms will be in the eastern regions.
The official also stressed that there will be no extraordinary situations provoked by weather conditions during the week.

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Government approves medium-term public debt management strategy

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News / 7 May 2013 | 13:59

Government approves medium-term public debt management strategy

Government approves medium-term public debt management strategy

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has approved a medium-term public debt management strategy for 2013-2015, the press service of the Cabinet reported.
A corresponding resolution was adopted on April 29.
“The total amount of government debt for 2013 is projected at 135.5 billion UAH, of which 92.9 billion UAH (68.6%) is domestic debt and 42.7 billion UAH (31.4%) is foreign debt. Public debt in the national currency in 2013 will amount to 483 billion UAH. In 2014 and 2015 the projected amount of borrowing will be 131.4 billion UAH and 125.6 billion UAH respectively,” reads the document, Ukrinform reported.
The main factor in increasing the debt burden on the state budget in the short and medium term is the need to repay foreign debt, including a loan from the International Monetary Fund.
The peak load on the state budget in 2013 is expected in May, June, August and November due to the repayment of the IMF loan and foreign government bonds of 2003.

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Two people killed in car accident in Lviv region

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News / 7 May 2013 | 13:43

Two people killed in car accident in Lviv region

Two people killed in car accident in Lviv region

Two teenagers were killed and another two hospitalized as a result of a car accident in Lviv region, the department for protection of civilians of the Lviv Regional State Administration reported.
According to the department, the accident involving a passenger car occurred on Tuesday on a motor road near the village of Nova Kamyanka, Zhovkva district, Interfax-Ukraine reported.
Two teenaged boys, aged 14 and 19, were killed in the accident. A 17-year-old boy and a 15-year-old boy were hospitalized with multiple injuries.
The causes and circumstances of the accident are being established.

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Cabinet creates working group on Yevpatoria port development

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News / 7 May 2013 | 13:18

Cabinet creates working group on Yevpatoria port development

Cabinet creates working group on Yevpatoria port development

The Cabinet of Ministers has decided to establish an interagency working group on preparation and implementation of the investment project for development of the state enterprise “Yevpatoria sea trading port”. The group will be headed by economic development and trade minister Ihor Prasolov.
The corresponding decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine ( 327 from April 29) is published on the government’s website.

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Very high level of fire risk remains in Ukraine

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News / 7 May 2013 | 12:50

Very high level of fire risk remains in Ukraine

Very high level of fire risk remains in Ukraine

High level of fire danger will remain in the forests of Ukraine, director of the Ukrainian Hydrometeorological Center Mykola Kulbida told a briefing, ForUm correspondent reports.
“As of today, the level of fire risk is high and very high. It does not reach the highest fifth class only in the western and northern regions, and this figure is exceeded in other regions. For example, it reaches 10-11 thousand points in Kharkiv, Luhansk and Dnipropetrovsk regions. That is almost twice as much as indicator of the fifth class,” he said.
In turn, deputy director of the rescue forces department of the Emergency Service of Ukraine Mykola Chechetkin noted that the Service will introduce a limit on visit to the forest and forest parks due to the current situation, it will also create patrols of rescuers, Interior Ministry, employees of the State Agency for Forest Resources and local authorities.

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Water rises to its highest level in Dnipro river

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News / 7 May 2013 | 12:20

Water rises to its highest level in Dnipro river

Water rises to its highest level in Dnipro river

Over the last couple days (from May 2 – Ed.) the water level in the Dnipro river has risen by nearly two meters, director of the Ukrainian Hydrometeorological Center Mykola Kulbida told a briefing, ForUm correspondent reports.
“The highest water level of 485 cm above zero conditional was registered on May 2. Today, this level varies within 656 cm. Thus, the water level in the Dnipro river has risen by 1.7 cm in recent days,” he said.
According to Kulbida, the water will continue to rise, and it will depend on the water discharge through the Kyiv dam and the water level in the Kaniv reservoir.
“In the next couple of days, the water level in the Dnipro river may rise by 10-15 cm. This will be a maximum limit of this spring,” the official summed up.

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Several streets and beaches flooded in Kyiv

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News / 7 May 2013 | 11:50

Several streets and beaches flooded in Kyiv

Several streets and beaches flooded in Kyiv

Hidropark, several beaches and streets were flooded in Kyiv.
In particular, the paved road to the Obolon beach turned into a waterway. Most drivers cannot pass this way and get to the opposite bank.
The water level rose in the Druzhby Narodiv park as well. This is a favourite place of people, who are fond of extreme sports. Traditionally, almost four thousand people gather in this park at the weekend.
The State Service for Emergencies of Ukraine assured that the water level is by 10 centimetres lower than expected, and the people are not in danger. It will respond only when the water begins to threaten human life.

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Communist Party initiates to hold parade of winners

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News / 7 May 2013 | 11:25

Communist Party initiates to hold parade of winners

Communist Party initiates to hold parade of winners

On the Victory Day, May 9, the Communist Party of Ukraine initiates to hold a Parade of winners in each city and regional centre of Ukraine. The Communist Party leader Petro Symonenko offered every Ukrainian, who honours the memory of fathers, grandfathers and great-grandfathers who died during the Second World War, to take part in the Parade of Winners.
Everyone, who cherishes the blessed memory of the generation of winners, can take part in the parade. After all, many of the soldiers of the Great Patriotic War dreamt to participate in the parade on the Victory Day in the streets of their native city, but gave their lives for their country and for each of us living today under a peaceful sky.

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