Thursday, March 24, 2011


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2011-03-24 14:53:00
Party of Regions' leader demands from local councils support for reforms.
Party of Regions must become the vanguard of presidential reforms, the Prime
Minister of Ukraine, Party of Regions' leader Mykola Azarov announced at a
national assembly of all-level council deputies from the Party ofRegions.

2011-03-24 13:25:00
Cabinet approves $25-28 pay raise for teachers effective September 1.
The Ukrainian government decided to increase starting September 1, 2011 salaries
of teachers and educators by 20%.

2011-03-24 12:27:00
Ombudsman, Government have sharply different data on labor migration.
Ukrainian Ombudsman Nina Karpachova, speaking today at the 6th Congress of the
Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine, cited her own statistics on migration of
the Ukrainians, different from the official.

2011-03-24 11:36:00
Euro weakens on interbank market.
Trading in the U.S. dollar on the interbank foreign exchange market on Thursday
opened at UAH 7.9610-7.9690/USD 1.

2011-03-24 10:40:00
Price of gold reaches historical high.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) set the official exchange rates of banking
metals per ten troy ounces as of March 24, 2011 at UAH 113, 934 (!) for gold,
UAH 2, 908 (+) for silver, and UAH 138, 422 (-) forplatinum.

2011-03-24 10:30:00
Ukraine switches to summer time on March 27.
In accordance with the Cabinet of Ministers' resolution dated 13 May 1996, on
the last Sunday in March, which this year falls on the 27th, Ukraine, together
with 110 countries around the world will switch to daylight savingstime.

2011-03-24 09:42:00
Ukraine's first wind farm licensed to generate electricity.
The National Electricity Regulatory Commission of Ukraine (NERC) has issued a
license for electricity production to the first wind park in Ukraine, equipped
with modern wind generators with capacity of 2.5 MW each - LLC Wind Park
Novoazovsky, Donetsk region, east ofUkraine.

2011-03-24 09:33:00
Platini has no doubt UEFA EURO 2012 will be success.
UEFA President Michel Platini has reiterated his support to Ukraine and Poland
who will co-cost the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship. "At every meeting
I repeat: Ukraine and Poland will host such event for the first time inhistory.

2011-03-23 18:45:00
Odesa to celebrate Greek Independence Day.
Odesa, south of Ukraine, is launching numerous events to celebrate Greek
Independence Day. The festival, which will last three days, is organized by the
local branch of the Hellenic Cultural Foundation.

2011-03-23 17:56:00
Petroleum imports 40% up in February.
Ukraine increased petroleum imports in February 2011 compared to February 2010
by 40.16% to 599, 424 tons at USD 395.397 million, according to the State
Customs Service of Ukraine (SCSU).