Latest Interfax-Ukraine Stories

2008-10-08 06:00:19

Text of report by Interfax-Ukraine news agency Ohrid (Macedonia), 8 October: Ukrainian Defence Minister Yuriy Yekhanurov believes that Ukrainian politicians should formulate a common position on NATO.

2008-10-04 09:00:17

Text of report by Interfax-Ukraine news agency Kiev, 4 October: Six miners have been killed in a methane explosion at the Duvanna mine of the Krasnodonvuhillya company in the town of Sukhodilsk in Luhansk Region, the head of the Emergencies Ministry's press service, Ihor Krol, has said.

2008-09-26 12:00:15

Text of report by Interfax-Ukraine news agency Kiev, 26 September: The Ukrainian cabinet plans to sign a long- term agreement on gas supplies with Russia by the end of October, Prime Minister Yuliya Tymoshenko has said.

2008-09-24 12:00:31

Excerpt from report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Astana, 24 September: The state company for managing Kazakhstan's main gas pipelines KazTransGaz is considering the issue of selling its assets in Georgia, that is the gas distribution company KazTransGaz-Tbilisi Ltd.

2008-09-03 09:00:39

Excerpt from report by Interfax-Ukraine news agency Minsk, 1 September: The Belarusian government finds it advisable to invite the Russian company Transneft to participate in the privatization of its state oil transporting companies, the Druzhba Navapolatsk oil transport national unitary company and the Homeltransnafta Druzhba national unitary company, whose shares are to be sold in 2009, a source from the government has told the Interfax-West news agency.

2008-08-22 12:00:46

Text of report by Interfax-Ukraine news agency Moscow, 22 August: The [Russian] company Atomstroyeksport has said in a press release it has completed all works aimed at improving safety at the Shelter facility at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.

2008-08-21 03:00:34

Text of report by Interfax-Ukraine news agency Lviv, 20 August: There is no sufficient time or professional working team for refurbishing the airports, Deputy Prime Minister Ivan Vasyunyk told a briefing on Wednesday [20 August].

2008-08-07 09:00:56

Excerpt from report by Interfax-Ukraine news agency Kiev, 7 August: The National Commission for Energy Regulation of Ukraine has revised gas transportation and delivery tariffs for gas distribution organizations at a meeting on Thursday [7 August].

2008-07-28 12:01:00

The National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine has instructed the cabinet to ensure that the Odessa-Brody oil pipeline should start pumping oil in the originally-planned westward direction by the end of 2008, Oleksandr Shlapak, the first deputy head of the presidential secretariat, has said.

2008-07-22 15:01:00

Text of report by Interfax-Ukraine news agency Kiev, 22 July: The Fuel and Energy Ministry has a number of questions to the draft agreements on the use of the Odessa-Brody oil pipeline in the original direction [towards Europe], which were forwarded for consideration to the ministry by Ukraine's oil transport system operator Ukrtransnafta.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.