Materials on 3 January 2017 year

  • US Senators pledge to uphold sanctions against Russia US Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham promise to pledged to uphold the US anti-Russian sanctions to restrain Russia's aggression against Ukraine, the press-secretary of President…
  • Prosecutors take over Pashynskyy case A criminal case into the incident with the participation of the People's Deputy Serhiy Pashinsky will be investigated by Kyiv regional prosecutor's office, prosecutor-general's spokeswoman…
  • Gas production in Ukraine in 2016 increased by 1.5 per cent, from 19.9bn cu.m. to 20.2bn cu.m., the national gas transport company Ukrtranshaz said in a statement on 3 January. Simultaneously…
  • NBU bans cash payments over 50,000 hryvnyas The National Bank of Ukraine on 4 January lowered the threshold amount of cash settlements by individuals from 150,000 to 50,000 hryvnyas, the central bank said in a statement. The…
  • Ukraine to manufacture M16 rifle The State Enterprise Ukroboronservis and American Aeroscraft signed a memorandum of cooperation, which involves the production in Ukraine of small arms according to NATO standards…
  • 2016 state budget underfulfilled by 1.7% The revenues of the state budget of Ukraine in January-December of 2016 amounted to 616.219bn hryvnya, which is 15.2% more than in 2015, but 1.7% shorter than planned, the State Treasury…
  • One ATO serviceman wounded in action on 3 Jan Since the beginning of the day, pro-Russian militants launched 23 attacks on the positions of the antiterrorist operation (ATO) forces in Donbas, wounding one Ukrainian serviceman…
  • Late Ukrainian poet's family authorizes reburial Ukraine's embassy in Canada has tracked down the relatives of late Ukrainian poet Oleksandr Oles (Kandyba) whose remains were excavated in the Czech Republic over claims to his grave…
  • Ukraine chairs UN Security Council committee on Sudan sanctions As of 1 January 2017, Ukraine's permanent representative to the UN, Volodymyr Yelchenko, took over the chairmanship of the UN Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution…