Ukraine: poverty rate decreases

The poverty rate in Ukraine decreased to 12% in 2017, according to the results of the study conducted by the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology. “And this is one of the few but important achievements of Ukraine over the years. In 2008, after the beginning of the world crisis, the poverty rate increased to 21%,…

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Azerbaijan: railways transport over 16,000 passengers during holidays

During holidays (from December 29 to January 4), 16,404 passengers were transported by trains running between Baku and Tbilisi and within Azerbaijan, Sevinj Gadirova, head of public relations department of Azerbaijan Railways CJSC, declared. She noted that this figure exceeded the usual indicator 2-fold. Gadirova added that taking into account the high passenger traffic, 73…

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