Ukraine: government backs termination of agreement with Russia on liquidation and return of aircraft

Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers has approved of a bill on termination of the intergovernmental agreement signed with Russia on July 1, 2003 on the liquidation of the procedure for returning aircraft staying at repair plants of the Ukrainian and Russian defense ministries. The bill drawn up by the Economic Development and Trade Ministry was backed…

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Ukraine: grain legumes output up in 2016

In 2016 Ukraine considerably increased grain legumes production. Although official figures are not available yet, it can be assumed that legumes crop is 70% higher than last year, mainly owing to significant expansion of peas planted area. Moreover, favorable weather in spring and early summer ensured all-time high peas productivity. In general, experts believe grain…

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Ukraine: winter grains condition best in the past three years

The weather conditions in the first half of November promoted active formation of the secondary system in winter wheat with different plant development degrees (one to four tillers per plant). This is vital for underdeveloped plantings. Important physiological and biochemical processes are underway in winter crop plants in such weather conditions. Low above-zero temperatures facilitated…

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