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Week in numbers

22:00, 24 July 2016
3 min. 216

Four main versions of the murder of a prominent journalist Pavlo Sheremet are being verified by law enforcers; 14 countries applied to the International Olympic Committee to ban the entire Russian team from participation in Rio Olympics; there are 30,000 militants across the world, who belong to terrorist organizations, one way or another.

Four basic versions of the murder of a prominent journalist Pavlo Sheremet are being considered by Ukraine’s law enforcement agencies.

Six people have been taken hostage by an armed group in a building of a district police station in Armenia capital Yerevan, foreign media reported.


Nine people were killed and 16 injured in a fire in a shooting at one of the shopping centers in Germany’s Munich, as reported by the foreign media. The attacker later committed suicide.

10 peoplewere arrested in Brazil on suspicion of being affiliated with the Islamic state, according to the foreign media. According to law enforcement officials, those arrested had been plotting terrorist attacks during the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

14 countries have signed a collective appeal to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) demanding disqualification of the Russian Olympic Committee and the ban of the Russian national Olympic team from participation in the Olympics, foreign media reported.

14 Turkish warships have been reported as missing after the failed coup attempt, according to the foreign media. The fate of the Navy commander remains unknown.

23 convicts who had been serving their sentences in prisons in the militant-occupied areas of Donetsk region, expressed their will to be transferred to the Ukraine-controlled territory and were handed over to the Ukrainian penitentiary officials, according to the Office of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Human Rights. A total of 110 convicts have been transferred to Ukraine in last year.

30 flatcars with main battle tanks and Grad multiple rocket launchers, as well as wagons with troops and tanks with fuels and lubricants were deployed in Donbas from the Russian Federation, as reported by the Main Directorate of Intelligence of Ukraine’s Defense Ministry.

76 people were poisoned with shawarma in Ukraine’s resort town of, according to city hall. Local authorities say a salmonellosis outbreak has been recorded.


80 people were killed in a blast at a rally in Kabul, another 230 people were injured, according to foreign media.

100 hectares of winter wheat burned down in Kharkiv region, according to the State Service for Emergencies.

108 firefighters and 20 units of equipment of were involved in extinguishing forest fire in Chornobyl zone, the State Service for Emergencies reported. The fire was put out within three days.

113 judges are recommended for dismissal under general grounds by the Supreme Council of Justice.

133 wounded ATO soldiers are undergoing treatment in medical facilities of the Ministry of Defense. Another 100 troops are now on rehabilitation in sanatoria and health resorts, according to the ministry.

142 settlements in three regions of Ukraine remain without electrical power as a result of adverse weather conditions, according to the State Service for Emergencies.


211 terrorist attacks, which killed 151 people and injured 360, were committed in 2015 in the EU, Europol reported.

473 laws were adopted by the Verkhovna Rada during its fourth session, said Parliament Speaker Andriy Parubiy.

891 people died and another 649 have been injured in fires across Ukraine since the beginning of 2016, as reported by the State Service for Emergencies.


A 1,640% inflation rate is forecast by the International Monetary Fund for Venezuela in 2017, foreign media reported. According to the outlook for 2016, the inflation in the country may reach 480%.

4,100 people were detained by police for illegal bets on Euro 2016 during raids in 11 countries around the world, foreign media reported. Police have seized almost EUR 13 million.

4,500 liters of diesel fuel and 6,000 liters of gasoline type A-95 were seized by Ukraine’s tax police from an illegal gas station, according to the Lviv Region SFS Department. The estimated cost of the fuel seized is UAH 250,000.


8,777 government employees, including 30 governors, were dismissed in Turkey after a botched coup bid, foreign media reported.

30,000 fighters from 100 countries one way or another belong to terrorist organizations, according to the United Nations Anti-Terrorist Committee.

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423,000 commemorative coins worth a total of UAH 86.6 million have been sold by the National Bank of Ukraine since the beginning of 2016, according to the NBU.

500,000 documents and 300,000 e-mails regarding the structure of political power in Turkey are set to be published by WikiLeaks, according to the foreign media.

UAH 1.5 million is the amount left unpaid to the Ukrainian MPs for their absence at plenary sessions of the Verkhovna Rada over the past six months, according to Rada Speaker Andriy Parubiy.

UAH 24 million is planned to be allocated before the end of 2016 by UNHCR  for the restoration of 650 private and 24 high-rise buildings that were destroyed in Donetsk region as a result of hostilities, according to the representative of the UNHCR in Ukraine, Pablo Mateu.


UAH 8.5 billion was paid to the state budget in 2015 by Ukraine’s top 100 public companies, according to the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade.

$2 trillion may be the cost of global warming to the world economy by 2030, according to the UN, foreign media reported. GDP is expected to fall in 43 countries, primarily in Asia.

Margarita Andreyeva

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