Ukraine: poverty to grow in 2020

Ukraine’s Social Policy Ministry predicts poverty in Ukraine will have grown to 45% by late 2020, up by 6.5% YoY. According to M.V. Ptukha Institute for Demography and Social Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, poverty in 2019 was 38.5%, down by 4.7%. “Thus, media reports about a “sharp increase in poverty…

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Ukraine: subways to resume work from May 25, 2020

Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Vladyslav Kryklii says the Cabinet of Ministers, Ukraine’s government, has decided to relaunch the subways on May 25. “The transport system in Ukraine will become gradually operational from May 22. Regular and chartered passenger transportation by road on urban, commuter, regional and international routes will be resumed from May 22; passenger transportation…

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