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      Ukraine's cooperation with Sinovac allows starting mass COVID-19 vaccination in first half of 2021
      Jan14

      Ukraine's cooperation with Sinovac allows starting mass COVID-19 vaccination in first half of 2021

      KIEV, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) — The cooperation with Chinese biopharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech will help Ukraine start vaccination in the first half of 2021 with safe vaccines, the development director of Lekhim Group Mikhail Rensky said in an exclusive interview with Xinhua on Wednesday. Read full story …read more Source:: The...

      Ukraine's budget deficit amounts to 7.6 bln USD in 2020
      Jan05

      Ukraine's budget deficit amounts to 7.6 bln USD in 2020

      KIEV, Jan. 5 (Xinhua) — Ukraine’s Ministry of Finance announced that the state budget deficit in 2020 amounted to 215.5 billion hryvnia (about 7.6 billion U.S. dollars) with maximum deficit approved by the budget law to be 274.5 billion hryvnia (about 9.7 billion U.S. dollars), Ukrinform news agency reported on Tuesday. Read full...

      Iran allocates $150,000 for families of victims of Ukraine plane crash
      Dec30

      Iran allocates $150,000 for families of victims of Ukraine plane crash

      DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s Cabinet on Wednesday allocated $150,000 for the families of each of the 176 victims of a Ukrainian plane shot down in Iranian airspace in January, the official IRNA news agency reported. Read full story …read more Source:: The...

      Ukrainians flock to local ski resort, with many European resorts shut to curb coronavirus spread
      Dec28

      Ukrainians flock to local ski resort, with many European resorts shut to curb coronavirus spread

      POLIANYTSIA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine’s biggest ski resort Bukovel in the Carpathian mountains is fully booked until the end of year as Ukrainians have sped to it instead of other foreign resorts that have been shut due to coronavirus-linked restrictions across Europe. Read full story …read more Source:: The...

      Ukraine to spend record high of funds on medicine in 2021: PM
      Dec17

      Ukraine to spend record high of funds on medicine in 2021: PM

      KIEV, Dec. 16 (Xinhua) — Ukraine will spend a record high of nearly 160 billion hryvnias (5.8 billion U.S. dollars) on medicine in 2021, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal said in his official Telegram channel on Wednesday. Read full story …read more Source:: The...

      Ukraine says dozens of police hurt in clashes with lockdown protesters
      Dec15

      Ukraine says dozens of police hurt in clashes with lockdown protesters

      KYIV (Reuters) – One police officer was knocked unconscious and 40 others received chemical eye burns from gas on Tuesday in clashes between police and thousands of people protesting a government lockdown to fight the coronavirus, the interior ministry said. Read full story …read more Source:: The...

      Ukraine parliament restores powers of anti-corruption agency in bid for foreign loans
      Dec15

      Ukraine parliament restores powers of anti-corruption agency in bid for foreign loans

      KYIV (Reuters) – Ukrainian lawmakers voted to restore the powers of the NAZK anti-corruption agency on Tuesday in a bid to secure new loans from the International Monetary Fund to fight a sharp economic slump caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full story …read more Source:: The...

      IBRD grants Ukraine 300-mln-USD loan to support low-income families
      Dec15

      IBRD grants Ukraine 300-mln-USD loan to support low-income families

      KIEV, Dec. 14 (Xinhua) — Ukraine has signed an agreement on a 300-million-U.S.-dollar loan with the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and will receive the first tranche of 170 million U.S. dollars by the end of this year, Ukrainian Ministry of Finance reported on its official website on Monday. Read full story...

      World Bank approves $300 million loan to fight poverty amid COVID-19 in Ukraine
      Dec12

      World Bank approves $300 million loan to fight poverty amid COVID-19 in Ukraine

      KYIV (Reuters) – The World Bank has approved an additional loan of $300 million to help Ukraine’s government support low-income families amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, the bank said late on Friday. Read full story …read more Source:: The...

      ICC prosecutor seeks investigation into Ukraine war crimes -statement
      Dec11

      ICC prosecutor seeks investigation into Ukraine war crimes -statement

      AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Friday said she would seek permission to open a formal investigation into whether war crimes and crimes against humanity were committed in Ukraine. Read full story …read more Source:: The...