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Week in numbers

Two Ukrainian citizens wrongfully convicted in Russia – Yuriy Soloshenko and Hennadiy Afanasyev – were returned to Ukraine, 800 Ukrainian enterprises can be engaged in production of ammunition, UAH 217 million was saved at 16,400 tenders conducted over the last month thanks to a Prozorro e-procurement system.

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Zero bottles of alcohol was left for the Russian EURO-2016 fans at one of the French hotels after the raid of local police, Russian media reported.

Two Ukrainian citizens illegally convicted in Russia – Yuriy Afanasyev and Hennadiy Soloshenko – were returned to Ukraine as a result of their exchange for two Ukrainian citizens convicted in Odesa for separatism.

Two patrol police officers were arrested in Odesa upon receiving a bribe due to the joint effort of patrol police HQ and the Internal Security Department.

5.8% is the gap between Hillary Clinton, the Democrats’ nominee who is now leading the U.S. presidential race, and Donald Trump, the Republicans’ favorite, foreign media reported.

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7th spot in a P4P world’s best boxers rating by the American magazine The Ring is now occupied by the Ukrainian fighter Vasyl Lomachenko, according to the foreign media. He became the third Ukrainian citizen (after the Klitschko brothers) to be included in this list.

12 political prisoners remain in Russian captivity, while another 16 political prisoners are imprisoned in the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea, said Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin.

14.9% of Ukrainian population are recorded to have suffered from influenza and SARS in the current epidemic season (September 28, 2015 - May 22, 2016), according to the Ukrainian Center for control and monitoring of diseases.

15th position among the states, whose citizens obtained EU states’ citizenship in 2014, was taken by Ukraine, according to Eurostat. The number of Ukrainians who in 2014 received EU citizenship amounts to 17,500 people. Marocco has topped the list with 900,000 Marocco nationals having been granted EU citizenship in the said period

20% of Ukrainian judges refuse to undergo re-certification due to the fact they fail to explain the nature of their wealth and confirm professional skills, according to Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko.

Iryna Gerashchenko / Photo from UNIAN

25 Ukrainian hostages with severe health issues require immediate release from the militant captivity in the east of Ukraine, said first deputy chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko. Ukraine has been regularly raising the question of their exchange at the Minsk meetings.

32% of the required technical equipment is now at disposal of the Ukrainian police, said the chief of the National Police of Ukraine, Khatia Dekanoidze. This figure should rise to 50% before the end of 2016.

35 military medics were killed during the period of the Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donbas, said President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.

35% will be the share of content in Ukrainian on the country’s radio and television after the entry into force of a corresponding law earlier adopted by the Verkhovna Rada.

LITPOLUKRBRIG in Anaconda-2016 exercises / www.mil.gov.ua

48 deputies challenged in the Constitutional Court the renaming of Dnipropetrovsk to Dnipro, the CCU reported.

70% of the staff of the Ministry of Defense before the end of 2016 will be transformed in line with the NATO standards, says the Ukrainian ministry.

99 Ukrainian museums remain in the temporarily occupied territories, according to the Ukrainian authorities. These museums have in their exhibits up to 2 million.

259 MPshave voted to extend the powers of local housing maintenance offices.

284 people have applied for medical assistance in Odesa region since the beginning of the outbreak of intestinal infection diseases in Izmail, according to Ukrainian media. A state of emergency was introduced in the city.

800 Ukrainian enterprises can be engaged in production of ammunitions within the framework of the relevant state program. The development of such program, was initiated by National Security and Defense Council Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov.

Oleksandr Turchynov at an ammunition factory / Screenshot

871 infrastructure facilities in Donetsk region will be restored before the end of 2016, pledges the head of the Donetsk regional military and civil administration, Pavlo Zhebrivskyi. UAH 2.5 milion will be allocated from the state budget for this purpose. A total amount of investments may reach UAH 6.5 billion.

1,230 migrants were picked up at sea in nine rescue operations in the waters between Sicily and North Africa, according to the Italian Coast Guard, foreign media report.

2,491 Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in Donbas throughout the period of the ATO, according to the Military Medical Department of the Ministry of Defense.

8,000 people were evacuated in southern China due to floods caused by heavy rains, according to foreign media. Heavy rains have inflicted damage worth nearly $7.8 million.

Occupied Crimea / panoramio.com
Occupied Crimea / panoramio.com

40,000 people have fled the Russian-occupied peninsula of Crimea, almost half of them – the Crimean Tatars, the chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, Refat Chubarov, said.

EUR 1.3 million is the total budget of a Rada for Europe project, aimed at supporting the Ukrainian parliament in improving the quality of the legislative process, with the assistance of the European Union and the United Nations Development Program, according to Ukrainian media.

EUR 6 million for humanitarian projects of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in eastern Ukraine will be provided by the Federal Government of Germany for 2016 and 2017, the press service of the German Embassy to Ukraine said.

42.692 million people was the population of Ukraine as of May 1, 2016, as reported by the State Statistics Service. According to agency estimates, the number is 68,100 fewer than that at the beginning of the year.

UAH 217 million was saved in 16,400 tenders conducted last month due to a Prozorro e-procurement system, according to the project’s website. The number of organizers of trading competitions in May was 2,900, with the average number of bidders being at 2.48.

$26.2 billion will be paid by Microsoft to purchase LinkedIn professional contacts network, foreign media reported. The site has an audience of 433 million people attracting more than 100 million unique users per month.

$65 billion, which is more than 10% higher than the in the previous year, was the volume of a global arms market in 2015, foreign media reported. According to Englewood estimates, this is the biggest annual increase in the global arms market over the last 10 years.

Margarita Andreyeva

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