Turkmenistan: Turkmenbashi port opens up new opportunities for region’s landlocked countries

Turkmenistan is ready for substantive negotiations on all aspects of cooperation and use of the port of Turkmenbashi, with countries in the region, which have no path to the sea, stated President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, speaking May 2 at the international forum “”The Great Silk Road” – to new frontiers of development” in Avaza. The head…

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Ukraine: upgraded combat module Duplet successfully tested

Ukraine’s state-owned enterprise Zhytomyr Armored Plant has upgraded the combat module “Duplet”, which is intended for the modernization of armored vehicles, and it has passed successful tests, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has reported on his Facebook page. He also noted that Zhytomyr Armored Plant had significantly increased the characteristics of the combat module and equipped…

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Ukraine: electricity production up in Q1 2018

Electricity production in Ukraine’s power grid increased by 3.8% YoY in January-March, to 44.543 billion kWh. Nuclear power plants (NPPs) reduced electricity generation over this period by 7.6%, to 21.983 billion kWh. Thermal power plants (TPPs), as well as combined heat and power plants (CHPPs) and cogeneration plants (CPs), increased production by 16.1%, to 17.614…

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