Materials on 24 February 2017 year

  • Industry grew over 5% in Jan. The growth rate of industrial production in January 2017 exceeded 5% over the same month last year, the State Statistics Service said in a release on 24 February. The agency said industrial…
  • Postal operator set to raise tariffs by 50% The National regulator in communications and information sphere (NCCIR), approved the draft decision of Ukrposhta, the national postal operator, to increase ceiling tariffs for sending…
  • Parliament backs amendments to "Savchenko law" The Verkhovna Rada on 23 February adopted in the first reading a government bill amending the so-called "Savchenko law". The bill suggests that the norm envisaging crediting every…
  • The water supplies to Avdiyivka, Donetsk Region, stopped after a projectile hit Donetsk filter station, Deputy Prime Minister Henadiy Zubko said. "Avdiyivka. A direct projectile hit…
  • Savchenko said incited ATO troops to abandon positions, go to Kyiv Verkhovna Rada deputy Tetyana Rychkova accused MP Nadiya Savchenko of inciting the ATO troops to abandon their position near the Donetsk airport and go to Kyiv to overthrow the government…
  • Firtash released on bail in Austria The Land Court of Vienna released Ukrainian tycoon Dmytro Firtash on 125mn euro bail he pledged in 2014. On 21 February, the Higher Regional Court in Vienna allowed the extradition…
  • Savchenko reportedly on visit to Donetsk The "DPR" media outlets report that the deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Nadiya Savchenko arrived in Donetsk in the company with the head of the Prisoner Release Center Volodymyr…
  • National Bank simplified receipt of foreign incomes for Ukrainians The National Bank of Ukraine has revised approaches to the licensing of individuals' operations on placement of funds in foreign accounts and investments outside Ukraine, the NBU…