Tuesday, April 19, 2011

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2011-04-19 15:49:00
President Viktor Yanukovych congratulates Pope Benedict XVI on sixth anniversary
of election.
"This period testified to your devoted serving to the cause of protection of
Christian values, strengthening of peace among the peoples and deepening of the
inter-confessional dialogue, " the congratulations read, placed on the official
website of the Head ofState.

2011-04-19 15:45:00
Shakhtar gives USD 1 million to quake-hit Japan.
FC Shakhtar Donetsk, which earned EUR 18.6 million in the 2010/2011 Champions
League, has not remained aloof from the tragedy in Japan.

2011-04-19 15:36:00
UN Green Alley set up in Kyiv Botanic Garden.
United Nations Resident Coordinator in Ukraine Olivier Adam, Heads of UN
Agencies and Director of the Fomin Botanic Garden in Kyiv Vasyl Kapustian have
set up a "UN Green Alley" at the Botanic Garden inKyiv.

2011-04-19 15:32:00
Banks ready to finance construction of uncompleted facilities for UEFA EURO
Ukrainian banks are interested in lending to construction projects as part of
preparations for the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship, Bank of Cyprus
Chairman of the Board Vladyslav Bairak said.

2011-04-19 15:19:00
Energoatom plans to raise EUR 1.2 billion in investment to improve safety at
The National Nuclear Energy Generating Company Energoatom plans to raise a EUR
1.2 billion loan by the middle of 2012 to strengthen safety at Ukrainian nuclear
power plants, the director general of the AtomProjectEngineering subdivision
Volodymyr Bronnikovsaid.

2011-04-19 15:13:00
Ukrtransgas starts gas pumping to underground storages.
Ukrtransgas completes a season of gas offtake and started pumping of gas to
underground storages for next heating season of 2011/2012. Ukrtransgas is a
daughter company of the National Joint Stock Company Naftogaz ofUkraine.

2011-04-19 15:06:00
Regions Party calls absurd demands to cancel 'Kharkiv agreements'.
The Regions Party has called absurd the demands by the opposition to cancel
"Kharkiv agreements" signed by the presidents of Ukraine and Russia in April
2010, under which Russia gave Ukraine a discount on gas at USD 100 per 1, 000
cubic meters in exchange for the extension by Ukraine of a lease on the
stationing of the Russian Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol until2042.

2011-04-19 15:00:00
20 more Ukrainians evacuated from Libya.
The chartered Greek vessel Ionian Spirit of the International Organization for
Migration (IOM) left the Libyan port of Misurata on Friday for rebel-held
Benghazi with 1, 200 Asian and African migrants, including 19 Ukrainiansonboard.

2011-04-19 14:53:00
Ukraine ups gas transit volumes.
Gas transit over the territory of Ukraine in January-March 2011 made up 30.3
billion cu.m. of natural gas, which is 2.7 billion cu.m. or 9.8% up against the
same period of 2010, the press service of the Ministry of Energy and Coal

2011-04-19 14:48:00
EU 'admits' Ukraine's cooperation with Customs Union, but not accession.
Ukraine's cooperation with the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan
will be based on the WTO principles, and it will not affect European integration
of Ukraine, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych said at a meeting with
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, currently on a visit toKyiv.