BRUSSELS, Dec. 11 - European Union leaders will extend on Thursday sanctions against Russia over its annexation of Crimea and Moscow’s involvement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine, a senior EU official said on Wednesday. | More
KYIV, Dec 10 – Ukrainians in 2019 were most interested in the Game of Thrones season 8, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and Russian signer and TV anchorperson Yulia Nachalova, who died in March 2019, according to the top Google searches in 2019. | More
KYIV, Dec 11 – President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday signed Ukraine’s 2020 budget bill that sets budget deficit at a manageable 2.09% of the gross domestic product that should encourage economic growth.
KYIV, Dec 11 – National Energy Company Ukrenergo with continued low demand on electricity in the unified power transmission system of Ukraine restricts imports of electricity as much as possible, Ukrenergo Head Vsevolod Kovalchuk has said. | More
KYIV, Dec 10 – The guaranteed price of natural gas for households in the first quarter of 2020 will be UAH 5,500 per 1,000 cubic meters (excluding VAT, transportation costs and gas sellers' margins), director of the integrated gas business of Naftogaz Ukrainy Andriy Favorov said. | More
KYIV, Dec 10 – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has expanded the list of prequalified gas suppliers that are eligible to participate in tenders announced by Naftogaz for gas purchase using funds received from the EBRD within the framework of Naftogaz's eurobond placement in 2019 from 11 to 14 companies. | More
KYIV, Dec 10 – Norway's Scatec Solar has suspended a project to build a solar power plant with a capacity of 65 MW in Kherson region over the possible reduction of the terms of preliminary power purchase agreements (pre-PPA), Scatec Solar Manager for Business Development in Ukraine Alina Sviderska told Interfax-Ukraine after a meeting of the Fuel & Energy Committee of the European Business Association (EBA).
KYIV, Dec 10 – Ukraine as of December 10 had threshed 75.2 million tons of grain and leguminous crops from 15.2 million hectares (ha) with the average yield being 4.95 tons/ha, which is higher than the entire grain harvest for 2018 when it was 70.1 million tons. | More
KYIV, Dec 10 – Epicenter K LLC (Kyiv) is negotiating the financing of a project to expand grain storage infrastructure, purchase of agricultural machinery and grain hoppers for the amount of over EUR 100 million with the European Investment Bank (EIB). | More