Ukraine: local budgets revenue up in H1 2019

Receipts of own revenues of the local budgets’ general fund in January-June increased to UAH 128.8 billion ($4.99 billion), which is 19.6%, or UAH 21.1 billion ($817 million) over the amount for the same period of 2018. That’s according to Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Public Utilities of Ukraine Hennady…

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Lithuania: Ukrainians hungry for jobs

Once a country of EU record-high emigration, Lithuania has recently become a new home for thousands of Ukrainians, who come here in search of a better life. According to the Lithuanian Migration Department, the number of Ukrainians living in Lithuania rocketed by almost 42% in 2018, making them the largest foreign community in Lithuania. The…

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