Tuesday, January 31, 2012

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2012-01-31 15:12:00
10, 000 new orphans in Ukraine every year.
The Ministry of Social Policy, along with public organizations, is preparing a
strategy of its work with families in crisis, which will help to prevent the
removal of children from families and the deprivation of parental rights, Deputy
Prime Minister and Minister of Social Policy Serhiy Tihipko hassaid.

2012-01-31 15:08:00
Correspondent accounts of banks shrink 11.5% last week.
Average volume of balances on banks' correspondent accounts made up UAH 22.2
billion (1 USD - 7.99 UAH) January 23-27, which is UAH 2.9 billion (11.48%) less
against the same index of the previous week, Brokbusinessbank statementreads.

2012-01-31 14:51:00
Kyiv doubles efforts to settle Transnistrian conflict.
The Ukrainian side 'has doubled its efforts' in settling the Transnistrian
conflict, Ukraine's Foreign Minister Kostiantyn Hryshchenko said in his blog
following a meeting of the Moldovan and Transnistrian leaders in Odesa on

2012-01-31 13:54:00
Thirty people freeze to death in Ukraine over five days.
Thirty people died in Ukraine due to frostbite in the period from January 27 to
January 31, the press service of the Emergency Situations Ministry has reported,
citing figures from the Health Ministry.

2012-01-31 13:17:00
Cabinet proposes to free IT companies from VAT.
The government proposes the Verkhovna Rada to exempt IT companies in Ukraine
from paying a value added tax (VAT) within special taxation environment from
January 1, 2013, reads a bill on amendments to the Tax Code of Ukraine,
registered in theparliament.

2012-01-31 12:55:00
Eight foreign doctors want to examine Tymoshenko.
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has submitted proposals to the Prosecutor
General's Office regarding the formation of an independent medical commission of
eight foreign doctors to examine former Ukrainian Prime Minister and leader of
the Batkivshchyna Party YuliaTymoshenko.

2012-01-31 12:04:00
EBRD may credit Agrotrade with up to $28 million.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is considering
providing a loan to the Ukrainian agroindustrial group Agrotrade, worth up to
$28 million to finance working capital and draw investment in grain handling and
storage infrastructure, the press office of the bankreported.

2012-01-31 11:59:00
Hryvnia rate rises.
The national currency of Ukraine has slightly risen on the cash market of
Ukraine. The European currency rate against the hryvnia fell by 10 kopecks in
the purchase, in the sale the euro dropped by 5-8 kopecks against yesterday
indexes. The U.S. dollar rate fell by 3 kopecks in thepurchase.

2012-01-31 11:56:00
Ukrainian Agrarian Exchange invites Kazakhs to set up Black Sea grain pool.
The Agrarian Exchange of Ukraine signed memorandums of cooperation and mutual
understanding with two trading exchanges of Kazakhstan, the press service of the
Agrarian Exchange informs.

2012-01-31 11:11:00
Court refuses to release former Interior Minister Lutsenko.
The Pechersky District Court of Kyiv has rejected a motion of the defense team
of former Interior Minister Yuriy Lutsenko to change a preventive measure in
view of the adoption of the PACE resolution, Judge Serhiy Vovk announced this
after returning from the consultation room, the People's Self-Defense party said
in astatement.