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Press Releases & News from Ukraine distributed via EuropaWire

В Киеве состоится SphereCon 2017 – конференция, объединяющая Ruby on Rails, Go, разработчиков программного обеспечения и дизайнеров

Киев, Украина, 19-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Front-end и back-end разработчики Ruby on Rails, Go, а также UX/UI дизайнеры со всего мира соберутся 28 октября 2017 года на конференции SphereCon (http://bit.ly/SphereCon), организованной Sphere Software, для установления рабочих связей и ознакомления с подходами … Read the full press release

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EBRD: BBC Ukrainian launches its 13th annual literary prize for the best works of fiction in Ukrainian language

LONDON, 19-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BBC Ukrainian has launched its 13th annual literary prize for the best works of fiction in the Ukrainian language – BBC Book of the Year (Книга року BBC 2017) and BBC Children’s Book of the Year (Дитяча … Read the full press release

EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti praised Ukraine’s progress in the reform process in recent years

Investment climate and anti-corruption efforts discussed at high-level meetings LONDON, 19-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti concluded a visit to Ukraine on Friday afternoon after meetings with the country’s President Petro Poroshenko, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groyssman and a speech at the … Read the full press release

EFJ/IFJ opposes Ukrainian government raids on a prominent Ukrainian news website

BRUSSELS, 16-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EFJ/IFJ has strongly condemned accusations by a Ukrainian MP that the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU) was guilty of implementing “Russian media projects” and supporting anti-Ukrainian media. The astonishing claims came after the union opposed … Read the full press release

Ukrtransgaz launches customs warehouse based on 10 underground gas storage (UGS) facilities

KIEV, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ukraine’s gas transmission system operator Ukrtransgaz launches a customs warehouse based on 10 underground gas storage (UGS) facilities, enabling gas traders to store natural gas for over 1000 days without customs clearance. On 1 June 2017, … Read the full press release

Chair of Naftogaz Supervisory Board Resigns

KYIV, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 3 April 2017, Naftogaz supervisory board chair Yulia Kovaliv submitted her resignation letter. Her powers as a supervisory board member shall be terminated on 17 April. In her address, Yulia Kovaliv notes that the international … Read the full press release

Ukrainian gas company announces 2016 performance and 2017 plans

KIEV, 10-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2016, companies of SMART ENERGY Group produced 208.4 million cubic meters of gas, 16.8 thousand tonnes of condensate and 3.7 thousand tonnes of liquefied gas from hydrocarbons of own production. In the current economic and … Read the full press release

Google joins growing eco network

KIEV, Ukraine, 20-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Delegates of the Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN) voted to accept the application of software giant Google Inc. for affiliate membership at their recent AGM in Kiev, Ukraine. The information technology company’s sustainable operations program … Read the full press release

Green Product Mark of TÜV Rheinland awarded with GENICES Certificate at Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN) conference in Kiev

KIEV, 09-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On October 19, 2016, the Green Product Mark of TÜV Rheinland was awarded with GENICES Certificate at the annual general conference of Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN) in Kiev, Ukraine. GENICES, the GEN Internationally Coordinated Ecolabelling System, … Read the full press release

Soldi troppo in nero: una compagnia Europea paga a gli guerriglieri

KIEV, 08-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — “Giornalisti contro la corruzzione e illegittimità” – un gruppo di giornalisti-investigatori Ucraini – ha comunicato dei documenti compromettenti che si sono trovati a loro disposizione e confermano la collaborazione della compagnia europea Flame SA con … Read the full press release

L’argent trop «noir»: Une société européenne paye aux rebelles

KIEV, 08-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — «Les journalistes contre la corruption et l’illégalité», un groupe de journalistes enquêteurs ukrainiens, a signalé des documents compromettants dont on avait saisi, qui témoignent de la collaboration de la société européenne «Flame SA» avec la … Read the full press release

The volume of supply spot trading of oil products for the current 6 months on Ukrainian Energy Exchange amounted to $US 88.6 million

KYIV, 01-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — For the 6 months of holding spot electronic trading on the electronic trading platform of the Ukrainian Energy Exchange Public company PJSC “Ukrgasvydobuvannya” has managed to significantly increase the level of competition on its resource … Read the full press release

Ukrgasvydobuvannya earned additional 11 million UAH on Ukrainian Energy Exchange

KYIV, 24-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On Thursday, 23rd June 2016 on the trading floor of CE “Ukrainian Energy Exchange” an exchange auction was held for the sale of liquefied gas for the domestic market, production of PJSC “Ukrgasvydobuvannya”. In the … Read the full press release

Ukrainian oil products fell in price against the background of global trends – Ukrainian Energy Exchange

KYIV, 15-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On Tuesday, June 14, 2016 on the electronic trading platform of CE “Ukrainian Energy Exchange” were held spot trading of petroleum products produced by PJSC “UkrGasVydobuvannya” on the domestic market № UGV-22. 8 485 tons … Read the full press release

New tariffs for natural gas transmission via the trans-border pipelines for entry and exit points in Ukraine

KYIV, 5-1-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On 29 December 2015, the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (NEURC, the regulator) approved new tariffs for natural gas transmission via the trans-border pipelines for entry and exit points in Ukraine. Following the adoption of the … Read the full press release

Naftogaz Gas Purchase Facility: List of prequalified companies

KYIV, 8-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — List of conditionally and unconditionally prequalified companies to be invited to participate in the tender for the projects listed below: Date of Prequalification: 30th November 2015 Country: Ukraine Name of Project: Naftogaz Gas Purchase Facility Project ID: … Read the full press release

OSCE: Ukrainian children trained on human rights principles in Odesa, 19 – 20 Nov 2015

KYIV, 24-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — More than 50 school children from all over Ukraine were trained on human rights principles, from 19 to 20 November 2015 in Odesa, during the events organized by the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine and the Office … Read the full press release

EBRD to extend a loan of up to $300 million to Ukraine’s national gas and oil company Naftogaz

Project to strengthen country’s energy security, support sector reforms, improve  performance and governance at Naftogaz LONDON, 1-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Board of Directors has approved a project to extend a loan of … Read the full press release

OSCE: Autumn school on criminal process for law professors in Lviv, Ukraine, 30 Sep – 2 Oct 2015

VIENNA, 1-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — An autumn school in Lviv was organized by the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine (PCU) from 30 September to 2 October 2015 for law professors from 16 universities across Ukraine with the aim of highlighting … Read the full press release

EBRD strengthens partnership with Ukraine’s government and agribusinesses to boost investment and exports

LONDON, 22-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD organised a high level meeting in Kiev yesterday to deepen its partnership with Ukraine’s government and agribusinesses to boost investment and exports, while reinforcing the role and competitiveness of the private sector. Agribusiness … Read the full press release

OSCE: New ODIHR project to support and enhance the role of civil society in the current environment of change and transition in Ukraine

KYIV, 23-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Michael Georg Link, Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), will deliver a public lecture, to be followed by a panel discussion, at the launch event for an ODIHR project … Read the full press release

KfW Development Bank signed framework agreement for EUR 500 million loans on behalf of the German federal government to aid infrastructure projects in eastern Ukraine

Untied commercial loan for infrastructure projects Aid for internally displaced persons from the Donetsk and Lugansk regions New and improved roads, medical facilities and modernisation of power transmission lines FRANKFURT, 2-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — KfW Development Bank has signed a framework … Read the full press release

Naftogaz welcomes the European Commission’s proposal to discuss the follow-up of the Binding Protocol signed by Russia, EC and Ukraine

Kyiv, Ukraine, 30-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Naftogaz welcomes the European Commission’s proposal to discuss the follow-up of the Binding Protocol signed by Russia, the European Commission and Ukraine on October 30, 2014 in Brussels, which would last at least until the … Read the full press release

Euronest Parliamentary Assembly in Armenia: boost cooperation with EU’s eastern neighbourhood countries to reduce both parties’ energy dependence on Russia

The EU’s new eastern partnership policy should boost cooperation with its eastern neighbourhood countries to reduce both parties’ energy dependence on Russia, said MEPs and MPs from eastern partnership countries at the fourth Euronest Parliamentary Assembly, which closed in Yerevan, … Read the full press release

EUR 1.8 billion in medium-term loans for Ukraine approved by International Trade Committee MEPs by 30 votes to 7, with no abstention

Plans to disburse €1.8 billion in medium-term loans to help Ukraine out of its economic recession were backed by the International Trade Committee on Thursday. The loans will top up financial help from other donors under an economic programme put … Read the full press release

OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović condemned the raid by masked forces in Crimea on ATR television station

VIENNA, 27-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today condemned the raid by masked forces in Crimea on ATR television station in the city of Simferopol. “I have repeatedly reminded of the need to safeguard … Read the full press release

The European Union increases its humanitarian assistance in Ukraine where the latest surge of violence deepened

BRUSSELS, 27-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Union is increasing its humanitarian assistance in Ukraine where the latest surge of violence has deepened an already desperate situation. Thousands of people are suffering from the combined impact of the conflict, displacement, … Read the full press release

The President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz gave speech to the European Council on investment, tax fraud, Budget 2015 and Ukraine

BRUSSELS, 19-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Speeches Internal Policies and EU Institutions Investment Plan Ladies and gentlemen, We have come together in Brussels today to discuss the Investment Plan for Europe that was launched in the European Parliament on the 26th of November. … Read the full press release

EU Council imposed substantial additional sanctions on investment, services and trade with Crimea and Sevastopol

Brussels, 19-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Crimea and Sevastopol. This is to reinforce the EU’s policy of not recognising their illegal annexation by Russia and follows a conclusion by the Foreign Affairs Council of 17 November. From 20 December, investment in Crimea … Read the full press release

Smart-Holding announces the appointment of Sergey Glazunov as its Chief Investment Officer

Kiev, 9-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Smart-Holding has appointed Sergey Glazunov as its Chief Investment Officer. The scope of his main responsibilities will include issues related to the development and implementation of the investment strategy of the holding company, which includes the … Read the full press release