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2011-06-02 14:53:00
President dismisses officials responsible for delaying housing and utility
President Viktor Yanukovych after an extended meeting of the Cabinet of
Ministers on Wednesday has dismissed Deputy Prime Minister/Minister of Regional
Development, Construction and Housing Viktor Tykhonov.

2011-06-02 14:14:00
Tax service refunds 4.4 billion UAH of VAT in May.
In May, the amount of refunded value added tax (VAT) reached 4.4 billion UAH (1
USD - 7.97 UAH). This was reported by State Tax Service Chairman Vitaliy

2011-06-02 14:01:00
Parliament refuses even to put jury trials issue on agenda.
The parliament has refused to put on the agenda of this session a draft law to
create jury trails in Ukraine. The issue saw only 101 votes in favor.

2011-06-02 13:58:00
Government proposes limiting maximum pension to 10 subsistence minimums.
The Government, having finalized the bill on pension reform, proposes limiting
the maximum pension to 10 subsistence minimums instead of the current 12. This
was announced at a press briefing by Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Social
Policy SerhiyTihipko.

2011-06-02 13:35:00
Housing tariff policy must take into account regional peculiarities.
Tariff policy in the sector of housing and communal services should be tailored
to the peculiarities of the regions. This opinion was expressed by Verkhovna
Rada Chairman Volodymyr Lytvyn, who answered questions from the press

2011-06-02 13:10:00
IMF mission to visit Ukraine soon.
Ukraine's cooperation with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will continue,
National Bank governor Serhiy Arbuzov has announced Wednesday.

2011-06-02 12:56:00
Ukraine must repay UAH 189 billion this year.
This year, Ukraine has to pay off 189 billion UAH (1 USD - 7.97 UAH) on external
debts. This was stated during the extended session of the government by
President Viktor Yanukovych.

2011-06-02 12:06:00
EU reaffirms importance of upgrading Ukrainian GTS.
Vice Prime Minister Andriy Kliuyev, who signed in Brussels on Tuesday a
financing agreement on the project for local development oriented at the
community (Phase 2), also enlisted the support of the EU for modernization of
the Ukrainian gas transportsystem.

2011-06-02 12:03:00
Ukraine needs commissioner for children's rights.
In Ukraine, it is expedient to establish an institution of the Ombudsman for
Children. This opinion has been expressed by Anatoly Zabolotny, the Director of
Rinat Akhmetov's Foundation for Development of Ukraine at a press conference
called "The Protection of Children's Rights through the Prism of an

2011-06-02 11:05:00
Kuchma demands prosecutors reopen Melnychenko case.
Ex-president Leonid Kuchma, against whom the prosecutors had opened a criminal
case involving the death of journalist Georgy Gongadze, made a complaint to the
Prosecutor General's Office on the closure of the criminal case against former
State Guard Major Mykola Melnychenko, one of the organizers of the so-called
"tape scandal2000".