• Ukrainian agricultural exports to the EU grew by 15%

    Ukraine’s agricultural product exports to the EU increased by 15.3% in the first quarter of this year. The Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine on European Integration, Vladyslava Rutytskaya, posted this on her Facebook page.

    "This list was good news to start the work week with. For the first quarter, Ukrainian agricultural product exports to the EU grew by 15.3 per cent," she wrote. According to her, it is an additional $155 million to improve Ukraine’s trade balance.

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  • Ukraine intends to increase purchases of nuclear fuel supplies from the US

    As was stated during a meeting with the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, the Ukrainian Minister for the Energy and Coal Industry, Igor Nasalyk, noted the importance for Ukraine to diversify its supplies and disposals of spent nuclear fuel and increase its future cooperation with the Westinghouse Company, as the Ministry of Energy reports.

    "Future cooperation with the Westinghouse Company is important for Ukraine to be able to diversify nuclear fuel sources at …

  • Ukraine resumes exporting coal from the Donbas

    Ukraine has resumed the export of A-Grade coal extracted from the uncontrolled territories of the Donbas and Luhansk regions

    According to the State Statistics Service, as of February, Ukraine has officially resumed exporting small amounts of anthracite coal.

    Coal is currently being exported to Poland and Moldova. In February, about 900 tons were exported; 830 of which was sent to Poland. In January, according to the State Statistics, no anthracite was exported.

    According to Government …

  • Herashchenko: 115 Ukrainian servicemen are still being held in the Donbas

    The First Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada, Iryna Herashchenko, said that sanctions against Russia should stay in force until the Minsk Agreements are fully implemented.

    Separatists in the Donbas are holding 115 Ukrainian servicemen prisoner. 12 political prisoners are now in the Russian Federation prisons while 684 people are missing. Herashchenko, who is also the Presidential Envoy on the Peaceful Settlement of the Situation in Donetsk and Luhansk Regions, published the information on …

  • International donors pledge 87 million euros for projects in the Chernobyl zone

    Ukraine will receive 87.4 million euros from international donors for projects in the Chernobyl zone, according to results from the donor conference.

    International donors pledged an additional contribution of 87.4 million euros to the Nuclear Safety Account of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to finance projects in the Chernobyl exclusion zone. The Ambassador of Japan in Ukraine, Shigeki Sumi, discussed the results of the donor conference at a briefing in Kiev on …