Verkhovna Rada / Open sources

Week in numbers

Four parties in Ukraine received more than UAH 141.6 of state financing over six months of 2016, 77% of Ukrainians do not trust banks, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko reported UAH 62.162 million in income in his electronic declaration for 2015.

Verkhovna Rada / Open sources

Three positions up in Doing Business rating is Ukraine’s result in 2016. The country is now the 80th in the list, said President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. In 2015, Ukraine rose by 13 positions, finishing 83rd.

Three earthquakes – magnitude 5.4, 6.1 and 7.1 – hit central Italy, foreign media reported.

Three matches – with Karpaty, Benfica, and Dnipro – will be missed by Bynamo Kyiv star midfielder Andriy Yarmolenko due to his injury, according to Ukrainian media.

Four political parties in Ukraine over the six months of 2016 have received more than UAH 141.6 million of state financing, according to the National Agency for the prevention of corruption.

Five countries - Ukraine, Montenegro, Albania, Liechtenstein, and Norway - have joined the EU Council decision on the prolongation of sanctions against Russia imposed because of Moscow’s aggression against Ukraine, said EU High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy Federica Mogherini.

Nine Ukrainian citizens, earlier detained in Italy on suspicion of transporting contraband, were fined by the Italian court, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.

23 officials of structures subordinate to the Ministry of Defense were punished for poor-quality catering for the soldiers, according to the ministry.

30 commandos of the Main Directorate of Intelligence of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation arrived in Ukraine’s Dokuchaivsk in Donetsk region to carry out subversive activities, as reported by the Information Resistance community.

30% of Ukrainians would rather choose permanent residence abroad, while almost 65% would probably stay in Ukraine, according to a study conducted by Rating sociological group in September 2016 .

50 fully-equipped ambulances worth more than $3.7 million will be given to Ukraine by China, according to the Ministry of Economic Development of Ukraine.

77% of Ukrainians do not trust banks. 47.4% of them do not trust banks completely, according to a study conducted by the Ukrainian Institute of Social Studies.

91 state-owned assets and 210 units of municipal property have been sold by the State Property Fund of Ukraine since the beginning of 2016, as the Fund reported.

209 local communities were established in Ukraine, while another 45 are awaiting being granted such status, said Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Communal Services Hennadiy Zubko.

270 trucks were produced in Ukraine in the first nine months of 2016, which is three times less than the same period last year, according to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.

330 U.S. Marines will be deployed at Vaernes military base in central Norway next year, foreign media reported.

495 women and 68 children have been killed over the two years of hostilities in Donbas, another 152 children were wounded, said First Deputy Chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko.

A UAH 3,200 minimumwage is promised by the Cabinet to tje Ukrainian citizens next year. The increase will affect four million Ukrainians.

5,000 resolutions on the violations of the ban on flights to Crimea were issued by the State Aviation Administration of Ukraine in relation to Russian air carriers, according to the ministry.

$21,800 was paid by an unidentified buyer at an auction, organized by Julien's Auctions, for a statue of a naked U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, foreign media reported.

A UAH 937,500 fine was paid by a Swiss pharmaceutical company for the violation of the antimonopoly legislation, according to the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine.

991,085 doses of anti-measles, anti-mumps, and anti-rubella vaccine are expected to be delivered to Ukraine by UNICEF in December, according to the Ministry of Health.

Photo from UNIAN

4 million American citizens have already cast their votes in the U.S. presidential elections ahead of schedule, according to the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine.

51.4 million tonnes of grain and leguminous crops (including corn) was harvested by Ukrainian agrarians, as reported by the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.

UAH 62.162 million in income and over 100 companies were declared by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in his electronic declaration for 2015

UAH 53.2 billion was a cumulative loss of a hundred of Ukraine’s largest state-owned enterprises as of the end of 2015, says the report by the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, published on the ministry’s website.

Margarita Andreyeva

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