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Head of Ukrainian Foreign Ministry will go on a tour of African countries

On October 3-12, the first tour of the head of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry to African countries in the history of Ukrainian diplomacy will take place, Minister Kuleba will begin the tour with a visit to Senegal.

As the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs notes, the tour is an important element of the African strategy, developed at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on behalf of the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and which has become a “road map” for the development of relations between our state and the region.

The key topic of the minister’s talks will be the consolidation of political support for Ukraine from the countries of the global south against the backdrop of Russian aggression, in particular, the latest attempt to annex Ukrainian territories.

Other priorities of the negotiations will be strengthening the role of Ukraine as a guarantor of world food security, deepening cooperation in the field of education, promoting Ukrainian IT products, in particular the Action platform, creating new opportunities for Ukrainian exports using the capabilities of the Nazovni system. Within the framework of the visits, a number of business forums with the participation of leading Ukrainian and African companies are also planned.

The visits of the Foreign Minister will open a new section of cooperation with the countries of the African continent and will contribute to the implementation of Ukraine’s global and proactive diplomacy.

The minister’s tour will also be a preparation for a large-scale Ukraine-Africa conference.

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The women’s Open Ladies Golf Tour finals took place on September 4. The tournament took place on the Kozyn golf course. The results determined the winners in various categories, as well as the name of the winner of the cup in the 2021 season.

2021 is the year of women’s golf in Ukraine, because 10 years ago the first women’s tournament in the history of Ukrainian golf took place.

“Women’s golf is the most fascinating direction that the Federation is happy to develop. The active promotion of this sport has led to the fact that Ukraine is now the leading country in Europe in the pace of golf. And tournaments like today are proof of that. Our ladies are beautiful, sporty and purposeful, they move Ukrainian golf forward and inspire others. Congratulations to all participants of the tournament and I wish everyone personal records and most importantly enjoy the game!” – says the President of the Ukrainian Golf Federation Vitaliy Khomutynnik.

“For many years in a row, the Open Ladies Golf Tour women’s tournaments have been held in Ukraine and abroad. Here, women and girls of different generations come together in one big family that loves golf. The community of Ukrainian golfers is constantly growing, thanks to a number of programs to promote women’s golf. This year we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the first women’s golf competition in Ukraine. We have ambitious plans and global goals and we are confident that with such a powerful community of golfers everything will work out! ” – says Vice-President of the Ukrainian Golf Federation Olena Rudik.

Participants of the Miss Ukraine contest joined the Final. The girls took a golf master class and improved their playing skills.

According to the results of the annual season, Anna Moiseeva won the cup. The winner of the 2020 season, Maryna Dyachenko, was invited to the award ceremony of the Open Ladies Golf Tour. The second place was taken by Tsvigun Kateryna, the third – Tereshchuk Alyona.

According to the results of the tournament round, the winner of the Final Tournament in the standings A was – Moiseeva Anna, second place – Tsvigun Kateryna, third – Tereshchuk Alyona. In the standings B – Julia Lishchuk, second place – Marina Dudko, third place – Daria Skorubska

The Ukrainian Golf Federation is grateful to all partners who actively supported and promoted women’s golf throughout the season: the Porsche car brand, Cosmos Golf Ukraine golf equipment company, TaylorMade brand, Forte Village hotel, Palazzo Fiuggi hotel and Cornelia Diamond hotel. Thanks to Roberto Bravo’s jewelry partner, Grill do Brazil restaurant. Thanks to partner GolfMad Travel and Events, Zapashna brand of original candles, Premier Palace Wellness SPA, Edem Resort Medical & SPA, OTP Private Banking. We thank TM “Monaco” from the company Three Bears for a sweet mood, as well as Corny – a partner of nutritious snacks.

“Interfax-Ukraine” is an information partner of the tournament.

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The third stage of the Open Ladies Golf Tour, which was held with the support of the Ukrainian Golf Federation in the Kharkiv Golf Club Superior, has ended.
Beautiful ladies, in red and white colors of a golf uniform, conquered the golf course, making graceful hits with drivers, woods, pats.
Every time the women’s tournament is a holiday, women just like men play real golf, but they do it in a special way. On Saturday, 22 beginners joined the golfers at the Golf School. Each lady took the first blows under the supervision of professional coaches, and in the end, the beginners competed in a mini-tournament.
The winners and prize-winners of the third stage were: 1st place (handicap 0-36) Kolobova Lyudmila, 2nd place (handicap 0-36) Movchan Elena, 3rd place (handicap 0-36) Tatiana Romanyuk. With handicaps (36-54) 1st place was taken by Elena Pugovkina, 2nd place – Skorubsky Daria and 3rd place – Maleeva Christina.
“Thanks to such tournaments and many innovations from the Ukrainian Golf Federation, the number and ratio of women in Ukrainian golf has tripled. This is an excellent result, which indicates the correct strategy for the development of golf in Ukraine, in particular for women.” – comments Elena Rudik, Member of the Board Golf Federation and Director of the Open Ladies Golf Tour.
From the first minute of the tournament to the last, it was a holiday. A special atmosphere, lots of flowers, gifts, and music. We remind you that very soon, on September 5 at the GolfStream Golf Club, the Open Ladies Golf Tour Final will take place, which is officially listed in the EGA (European Golf Association) calendar.

Interfax-Ukraine – media partner of the event

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The net revenue of Join Up! tour operator in 2018 totaled UAH 65.741 million, the tour operator has told the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine.
“According to the financial statements [on consolidated revenue], the net sales revenue of Join Up! tour operator for 2018 is UAH 65.741 million,” the committee said in a decision dated June 21, 2019.
The Antimonopoly Committee fined Join Up! UAH 1.5 million for spreading untrue information regarding what airlines the tour operator will cooperate with to carry tourists.
The owners of Join Up! tour operator are Oleksandr Alba and Yuriy Alba.

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