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UKRAINE CONTINUES TO LEAD IN MEDAL STANDINGS AT DEAFLYMPIAD IN BRAZIL

Ukrainian athletes won six medals on the eleventh day of the Deaflympic Games in Caxias do Sul (Brazil), the Ministry of Youth and Sports reported.
According to the press service of the ministry, at the XXIV Summer Deaflympics, the national deaflympics team of Ukraine on the eleventh day won 6 more awards – 3 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze.
In particular, Ukrainians won four awards in long-distance orienteering: Anna Fedoseeva and Alexander Sankin brought gold, Ruslan Nikolaenko and Anna Androsovich won silver and bronze, respectively.
The Ukrainian national team won two more awards in bullet shooting: Violeta Lykova won the gold medal in shooting from a small-caliber rifle from three positions, and Sergey Fomin won a bronze medal in high-speed shooting from a small-caliber pistol, 25 m.
Thus, Ukraine remains the absolute leader in the medal count with 116 awards, including 51 gold, 31 silver and 34 bronze medals.

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UKRAINE CONTINUES TO TAKE LEADING POSITION AT SUMMER DEAFLYMPIAD IN BRAZIL

Ukrainian athletes won thirteen medals on the seventh day of the Deaflympic Games in Caxias do Sul (Brazil), the Ministry of Youth and Sports reported.
According to the press service of the ministry, at the XXIV Summer Deaflympics, the national deaflympics team of Ukraine won 13 awards on the seventh day – 8 gold, 1 silver and 4 bronze.
In particular, the gold medals for Ukraine were won by: Elisaveta Topchanyuk (cycling, criterium), Nazar Levitsky, Anna Fedoseyeva (orienteering, mixed relay), Oleksiy Lazebnik, Inna Afonchenko (ball shooting, 10 m air pistol, mixed), Natalka Ursulenko ( shot put), Maxim Ovcharenko, Roksolana Budnik (table tennis, mixed team), Irina Tereshchenko (swimming, 100 m breaststroke), Dmitry Rudenko, Sergey Drach, Solomiya Kuprich, Kristina Kinyaikina (athletics, mixed relay 4×40) and swimmers Artem Karnysh , Ivan Zinenko, Maxim Dudnik, Vladislav Adamovich in the 4x200m free style relay.
Athlete Yekaterina Potapenko won silver in the heptathlon.
Bronze was won by Nikolay Nosenko (athletics, 100m), Vladislav Kremlyakov (swimming, 50m backstroke), Maria Levanovich (taekwondo, up to 67 kg) and Gennady Zakladnoy and Yulia Khodko in table tennis among mixed teams.
In general, the national Deaflympic team of Ukraine won 77 medals: 39 gold, 16 silver and 22 bronze, and continues to occupy a leading position at the Summer Deaflympiad.

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BRAZIL LAUNCHES INTEGRATION PROGRAM FOR UKRAINIAN SCIENTISTS

Brazil is opening a program for the integration of Ukrainian scientists, the Ministry of Education and Science reports.

“The government of the State of Paraná, with the support of the Araucaria Foundation and the General Directorate of Science, Technology and Higher Education (SETI) of Brazil, announced the admission and integration of Ukrainian scientists who were forced to leave the country due to the full-scale military invasion of Russia,” the press service of the Ministry of Education said.

It is noted that the main goal of the program is to provide an opportunity for scientists from Ukrainian universities to continue their research at the universities of the state of Paraná for up to two years.

It is expected that the program will involve 50 scientists with a scientific title of doctor of projects. These instructors will have the opportunity to teach and develop their skills at the universities of the state of Paraná.

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MAIN ADDRESSES OF UKRAINIAN CAST IRON – UNITED STATES, TURKEY AND BRAZIL

Ukraine in January-February of this year reduced the export of pig iron in kind by 24.4% compared to the same period last year, to 383,523 tonnes.
According to statistics released by the State Customs Service on Tuesday, during the specified period, the export of cast iron in monetary terms grew by 0.7%, to $154.176 million.
At the same time, cast iron was mainly exported to the United States (66.92% of deliveries in monetary terms), as well as to Turkey (8.84%) and Brazil (7.38%).
In January-February-2021, Ukraine imported 34 tonnes of cast iron worth $29,000 from Germany (60%) and Slovakia (40%), while in the first two months of 2020 it imported 100 tonnes of similar products worth $71,000.

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PRESIDENTS OF UKRAINE AND BRAZIL DISCUSS STEPPING UP ECONOMIC COOPERATION

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko held a meeting with newly elected President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro in Davos (Switzerland), where the World Economic Forum is taking place. During the meeting the two presidents pointed out the importance of resuming large-scale cooperation in all sectors of mutual interest.
“The parties discussed prospects of intensification of trade and economic cooperation, first of all in the military-technical, investment, energy, scientific-technical and other spheres. It was also agreed to hold a regular meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation in the near future,” the press service of the Ukrainian head of state reported on Thursday.
The parties confirmed interest in restarting a number of industrial, energy, infrastructure and other projects suspended by the previous administration of Brazil.
“The parties stand for the need to increase the level of coordination between the two countries in the framework of international organizations, first of all the United Nations. The President of Brazil supported the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine,” the press service said.
Poroshenko invited Bolsonaro to visit Ukraine.

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