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Ukraine: army to receive over 200 units of new equipment

Before martial law period expires, Ukrainian troops are expected to have received more than 200 units of military equipment, according to Defense of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak. Martial law is introduced in the country for two main reasons. The first is aggression against Ukraine. The second is when there is a threat of open aggression. "Thanks to the measures stipulated by martial...

Ukraine: Kyiv International Airport names most popular destinations in 2018

The most popular international flights from Igor Sikorsky Kyiv International Airport (Zhuliany) in 2018 were Minsk, Warsaw, Sharm el-Sheik, Ankara, Dubai, and Antalya, the airport's press service wrote on Facebook. "And domestic flights - Odesa, Zaporizhzhia, and Lviv," reads the report. In January-November Kyiv International Airport serviced 2.606 million passengers, up by 53.7% YoY. "The number of passengers serviced on international flights...

Georgia: EU and EIB offer EUR 6.13 million for safer roads

The European Union (EU) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) are starting a new project with a total budget of EUR 6,136,000 to contribute to Georgia's road infrastructure development. The project activities are expected to start in January 2019. The Technical Assistance for Georgia Transport Connectivity (GTC) is a seven year program funded by the EU. In particular, this project will: -...

Lithuania: 2019 budget adopted without raising pay to protesting teachers

The Lithuanian Seimas has passed the state budget for 2019, which includes more funds for defense, while not taking into account the funding demands of striking teachers. Canadian-British news agency Reuters reports that the state budget was passed in the Seimas on December 11, with revenues expected to be 17.2 billion euros and spending at 17 billion euros in 2019. The...

Kazakhstan: biggest solar farm in CIS built

Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev put on-stream the Burnoye solar power plant in Zhambyl region and the windmill farm in Mangistau region at the nationwide teleconference. "The 100 MW solar farm in Zhambyl region is the joint Kazakh-British project. It is the largest solar power plant in the CIS. The EBRD has also lent its great support. This May the...

Ukraine: Lviv Regional Council approves 2019 budget

Lviv region has approved the main financial document for 2019. "The Lviv Regional Council at an extraordinary session on December 11 adopted the budget for 2019. The main financial document envisages expenditures at UAH 14.5 billion. Almost UAH 1.42 billion will be spent on the implementation of regional programs in Lviv region next year," press secretary of the regional council...

Ukraine: economy growing 11 quarters in a row

Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has said that the economy of Ukraine has been growing for 11 quarters in a row, although it's not enough and much still needs to be done. "Our goal is to reach 5-7% of GDP growth. We need to attract investments for this. We are moving in the ease of doing business ranking, and abolishing hundreds...

Kazakhstan: camel and mare milk to be exported

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has given a green light to exports of camel and mare milk from Kazakhstan during the nationwide teleconference in Astana. These food products will be exported by Golden Camel Group LTD based in Turkestan. This is the only enterprise that produces camel and mare milk powder in Kazakhstan. 90% of products are expected to be exported....

Poland: Port of Gdansk reports new quarterly record

The transshipment volume at the Port of Gdansk keeps increasing, PGA says in a press release. Thanks to the result for the first half of the year, Gdansk's port managed to go up by two positions in the ranking of the Baltic Sea's largest ports. This new record brings it closer to the very top. 2017 at the Port of...

Kyrgyzstan: new electricity tariffs may be approved in 2019

New electricity tariffs may be approved in 2019, Deputy Head of the State Agency for Regulation of the Fuel and Energy Complex, Mirgul Aidarova, declared at a round table discussion. According to her, the peak of loan payments will come in 2025 - 11 billion soms. Kyrgyzstan has to determine the sources of financing by this time. "We propose not to...