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COST OF RENTING COUNTRY HOUSES IN KYIV REGION DOWN BY 40%

The cost of renting country houses in Kyiv region decreased by 40% in May-June 2022 compared to last year, while near large cities and in western Ukraine, rental housing has risen in price, according to data from the OLX Real Estate portal.
According to it, the cost of renting a house in Kyiv region is on average UAH 38,000/month, while in Lviv region the figure is UAH 15,000/month, in Zakarpattia region – UAH 12,000/month, and in Odesa region – UAH 6,800/month.
At the same time, part of the house can be rented in any part of Ukraine for UAH 4,000-5,500/month, while in Zakarpattia region the average cost of renting part of the house reaches UAH 13,000/month.
Kyiv region accounts for most offers for the rental of suburban real estate in May-June – about 5,500 ads, which is 88% more than in the same period last year. This is followed by Dnipropetrovsk (989 ads), Lviv (846), Zakarpattia (705) and Odesa (495) regions.
According to OLX, a total of 10,500 ads were placed in relatively safe areas from May 1 to June 20, which is 2.5 times more than a year ago.
Entire houses predominate among the offers (69% of the total number of ads). There are significantly fewer proposals for cottages (11%), parts of a house (9%), summer houses (6%) and townhouses (3%).

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PARLIAMENTARY DELEGATION OF REPUBLIC OF KOREA VISITED KYIV REGION

A parliamentary delegation of the Republic of Korea visited the Kyiv region, head of the regional military administration Oleksiy Kuleba said.
“Today, a parliamentary delegation of the Republic of Korea, headed by the chairman of the ruling party of the Republic of Korea” Power of the People “Lee Jun Seok, paid an official visit to the Kyiv region. The foreign delegation visited the burial sites of tortured civilians in Bucha and examined the destroyed residential areas in Irpin,” Kuleba wrote. on the telegram channel on Sunday.
It is noted that during the visit, the Ukrainian and Korean sides “discussed areas of cooperation and joint projects in the framework of the restoration of the Kyiv region after the Russian invasion.”

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THE ANCIENT WORLD WILL OPEN IN THE KYIV REGION

On June, 12 and 13, Ancient Kyiv in the Principality of Kyivan Rus («Kyivan Rus Park») invites you to a weekend tour «The Ancient World in Ancient Kyiv». The guests will be awaited by horse performances, theatrical stagings based on ancient myths, horseback riding, tasty dishes from fire, extreme attractions, museums, exhibitions … And all these in a real live medieval city!
The event is held in accordance with the requirements of the quarantine regime.
Ancient Kyiv opens at 10:00. The program starts at 14:00.
* The event program is subject to change.
The ticket price: a full adult ticket – 200 UAH, for pensioners and students – 150 UAH, for schoolchildren – 80 UAH, for preschool children – for free.
Ancient Kyiv in the «Kyivan Rus Park» is located in Kyiv region, Obukhiv district, the vill. Kopachiv.
Details on the website www.parkkyivrus.com
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ECONOMY MINISTRY REGISTERS PATON INDUSTRIAL PARK IN KYIV REGION

On December 24, 2020, the Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine included the Paton industrial park (Kyiv region) in the register of industrial parks. The park, the initiator of which was the Pilot Paton Plant (Kyiv), the manufacturer of welding equipment, has an area of 17.0597 hectares.
According to the information on the ministry’s website, the planned life of the park, located on the territory of the Hlevakha village council of Fastiv district, is 30 years. It is planned to create up to 2,000 jobs.
The priority types of economic activity in the industrial park will be the creation of industrial production of modern electric welding equipment for various purposes, electric welding materials, packaging for various purposes, logistics and others.
The press service of the ministry said that today 45 parks have already been included in the register of industrial parks, including 23 management companies have been selected, and eight parks have participants (10 participants in total).
In addition, industrial parks, which are not included in the specified register, are being created and are functioning, including four parks created before the adoption of the law of Ukraine on industrial parks.
The Pilot Paton Plant was established in 1959 on the initiative of Borys Paton, as one of the elements of the Electric Welding Institute. The plant is the leader of the Ukrainian market of welding equipment and materials.

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INDONESIAN COMPANY PRAVITNA GENIUS SEL IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CANADIAN COMPANY PLAN TO LAUNCH PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTION IN KYIV REGION

The Ukrainian-Indonesian company Pravitna Genius Sel in partnership with the Canadian company Immunitor (Vancouver) plans to launch pharmaceutical production in Kyiv region by the end of the year.
Freddy Cahyono, the CEO of Provitna Genius Sel, told Interfax-Ukraine that the respective agreement of intent was signed on October 7 by the representatives of the companies with the participation of the Indonesian Embassy in Ukraine.
Pravitna Genius Sel’s investments in launching production in Kyiv region amounted to about $1 million. By the end of 2020, the company plans to obtain a GMP certificate.
One of the first drugs, the production of which is planned by Pravitna Genius Sel, will be a drug that will stimulate the immune system, which will not only treat diseases, but also prevent their occurrence.
For the production of the drug, Canadian raw materials will be used. Freddy Cahyono noted that the drug, which will be produced in Ukraine, is to be exported abroad, in particular to Indonesia. By the end of the year, the company intends to register the medicine in Ukraine.
In turn, Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Ukraine Yuddy Chrisnandi noted the high export potential of the drugs produced in Ukraine.
“These drugs will be able to be used not only in Ukraine, but throughout the world, including in Indonesia. I hope that they will contribute to the fight against epidemics,” he said.

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KYIVSTAR LAUNCHES 4G IN IN 75 SETTLEMENTS OF KYIV REGION

The mobile operator Kyivstar has improved 4G geographical accessibility in 75 settlements of Kyiv region by installing new base towers operating at 900 MHz.
According to the Kyivstar press office, due to the construction of a new network, 14,000 inhabitants of small settlements of Polisky, Makariv, Ivankiv and Bila Tserkva districts of Kyiv region gained access to access to the high-speed mobile Internet services.
In order to increase the territory of the 4G network coverage in Kyiv region, the operator switched on 12 additional base stations operating at GSM-900 MHz.
Kyivstar also continues to increase its 4G coverage at the expense of other bands – 1800 MHz and 2600 MHz bands. Since the beginning of 2020, the operator has connected almost 6,000 settlements to high-speed mobile Internet using LTE technology.
During the time of developing LTE technology in Ukraine, access to high-speed mobile Internet from Kyivstar appeared in 15,000 settlements.

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