Browsing Month March, 2011

Kyiv develops tour itineraries for UEFA EURO 2012

By at March 30, 2011 | 2:31 pm | 0 Comment

Kyiv City State Administration has developed 13 special tour itineraries for visitors of the UEFA 2012 European Football Championship to be held in Poland and Ukraine, the press service of the KSCA reported.

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Radioactive iodine from Fukushima 1 detected in Ukraine

By at March 30, 2011 | 2:26 pm | 0 Comment

The State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine has officially registered in Ukraine iodine-131 from the quake-hit Fukushima-1 NPP in Japan. On March 27, iodine-131 was detected in a microscopic lowest measured concentration, the chief inspector for nuclear and radiation safety Mykhailo Hashev told the press Wednesday.

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Jewish culture festival running in Chernihiv

By at March 29, 2011 | 2:48 pm | 0 Comment

A traditional festival of Jewish culture has got underway in Chernihiv, north of Ukraine. It brings together creative teams of the Jewish community of Chernigov region and guests from other cities of Ukraine.

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Full decommissioning of Chernobyl NPP will take about 100 years

By at March 29, 2011 | 2:45 pm | 0 Comment

It will take about 100 years to decommission the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in full, Dmytro Bobrov, first deputy chairman of the State Agency of Ukraine for the Alienation Zone, reported.

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President’s Administration says foreigners should have right to privatize farmland

By at March 29, 2011 | 2:42 pm | 0 Comment

First Deputy Head of Presidential Administration Iryna Akimova said that foreign nationals should be eligible for the privatization of agricultural land in Ukraine. She stated this during the Ukrainian Forum, organized by Economist Conferences (The Economist Group).

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Ukrainians like to buy books, PC, home appliances via Internet

By at March 28, 2011 | 2:57 pm | 0 Comment

The volume of Ukrainian market of online commerce in 2010 reached USD 500 million and this year may rise 60%. According to the research firm InMind, 66% of Ukrainian Internet users, or about 12 million people, say that they have experience of making online purchases.

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Serge Lifar international ballet competition kicks off in Ukraine

By at March 28, 2011 | 2:45 pm | 1 Comments

Serge Lifar International Ballet Competition was launched Sunday at the scene of Donetsk National Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Anatoliy Solovianenko (Donetsk, east of Ukraine). The creative forum of the world's artists is patronized by the first lady, Liudmyla Yanukovych.

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Ukrainian NPPs can withstand force 6 quake – MOE

By at March 28, 2011 | 2:35 pm | 0 Comment

Ukrainian nuclear power plants meet all the requirements of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) concerning safety standards. According to the Minister for Emergency Situations, Viktor Baloha, this is the expert conclusion of the Agency, the EU and Ukrainian Energoatom following repeated checks.

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The Chemical Brothers, Moby to perform in Kyiv

By at March 27, 2011 | 1:58 pm | 0 Comment

Famous electronic music team, The Chemical Brothers, will perform in Kyiv's Sports Palace on May 25, and Moby on June 10.

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