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UKRAINE INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES MAKES ADJUSTMENTS TO AUGUST FLIGHT SCHEDULE – FULL LIST

Ukraine International Airlines (UIA), due to the extension by the European Union of the ban on free crossing of the Schengen border for Ukrainian citizens, is making new adjustments to its August flight schedule.
The press service of UIA reported on Tuesday that in particular, until the end of August, flights to the following destinations are completely canceled: Larnaca (LCA), Frankfurt (FRA), Baku (GYD), Prague (PRG), Vienna (VIE), Chisinau (KIV), Berlin (TXL), Athens (ATH), Rome (FCO), and Barcelona (BCN).
Domestic flights in August, the airline will operate to the following destinations: Odesa (ODS), Kherson (KHE), and Lviv (LWO).
Flights to Kherson will be operated every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, and back – every Monday, Thursday, and Saturday.
Flights from Kyiv to Odesa will be operated daily, and the Kyiv-Lviv-Kyiv flight will be performed in the Lviv direction on August 21 and August 28 with a return on August 24 and August 30.
UIA plans to operate international flights to the following destinations: Kyiv – Amsterdam (AMS) – Kyiv, Kyiv – London (LGW) – Kyiv, Kyiv – Paris (CDG) – Kyiv, Kyiv – Toronto (YYZ) – Kyiv, Kyiv – Nice (NCE) – Kyiv, Kyiv – Dubai (DXB) – Kyiv, Kyiv – Istanbul (IST) – Kyiv, Odesa – Istanbul (IST) – Odesa, Kyiv – Tel Aviv (TLV) – Kyiv, Odesa – Tel Aviv (TLV) – Odesa, Kyiv – Milan (MXP) – Kyiv, Kyiv – Naples (NAP) – Kyiv, Kyiv – Munich (MUC) – Kyiv, Kyiv – Yerevan (EVN) – Kyiv, Kyiv – Madrid (MAD) – Kyiv, and Kyiv – Cairo (CAI) – Kyiv.
Frequency changes will take place on the following routes: Kyiv – London (LGW) – Kyiv (due to unstable demand on the route, there are flights to London on August 9, August 28, August 30 and August 31); Kyiv – Nice (NCE) – Kyiv (return flights every Saturday); Kyiv – Toronto (YYZ) – Kyiv (flights are planned on August 1, August 15 and August 29 with the return to Kyiv on August 2, August 16 and August 30, respectively); Kyiv – Milan (MXP) – Kyiv (weekly return flights); Kyiv – Naples (NAP) – Kyiv (return flights every Saturday); Kyiv – Dubai (DXB) – Kyiv (on Fridays and Saturdays until August 28, with an additional frequency on August 5 and will operate on Thursdays between August 13 – August 27); Kyiv – Istanbul (IST) – Kyiv (every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, as well as on August 5 and additionally on Fridays from August 7 to 28); Kyiv – Tel Aviv (TLV) – Kyiv (every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, as well as August 31); Kyiv – Madrid (MAD) – Kyiv (on Fridays from August 7 to August 28, as well as August 31).
All other routes remain unchanged, UIA said.

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UKRAINE UPDATES LIST OF RED ZONE COUNTRIES

The Ministry of Health of Ukraine has updated the list of countries of the “red zone,” those arriving from which must undergo a two-week self-isolation or undergo PCR testing for coronavirus disease COVID-19 in laboratories accredited by the Public Health Centre.
The United States, Panama, French Guiana, Oman, Bolivia, Israel, Armenia, Honduras, Belgium, Brazil are included in the top ten countries with the highest rates of active cases of COVID-19 per 100,000 population as of July 27.
In addition, neighboring Moldova, Russia, Romania, Belarus, as well as Ukraine itself, where the rate of COVID-19 disease per 100,000 of the population is 66.70, are on the “red list.” In general, the list of “red zone” countries published on the website of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine includes 62 countries.
The “red” zone includes countries where the incidence rate of coronavirus exceeds 40 cases per 100,000 population.

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UKRAINE RESUMES FLIGHTS FOR CITIZENS FROM ABROAD, FULL LIST OF CITIES ADDDED

The Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine has announced the resumption of a number of special flights to the country from around the world so that Ukrainians abroad can return to their homeland, the press service of the ministry said on Sunday, citing its head Vladyslav Krykliy. “There is good news for Ukrainians who are now abroad and want to return home. We resume special flights to Ukraine from around the world, but only subject to mandatory observation within 14 days after returning to specialized institutions or at home, observing the self-isolation regime. The control over the latter will be carried out using the “Diy at home” application on the “Diia” platform, the press service quoted Krykliy.
The flights are planned from the following cities: Miami, Helsinki, Naples, Stockholm, Yerevan, Paris, Nice, Sofia, Larnaca, Tel Aviv, Amsterdam, Dusseldorf, Zurich, Lisbon, Geneva, Dubai, Frankfurt, Prague, Milan, Toronto, Oslo, Alicante, Riyadh, Bangkok, Phuket, Bali.
Information about flights will be posted on the websites of UIA, SkyUp Airlines, Windrose Airlines and Azur Air Ukraine.

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LIST OF 20 LARGEST ENTERPRISES, PUT OUT BY UKRAINE FOR AUCTION IN DECEMBER 2019

List of 20 largest enterprises, put out by Ukraine for auction in December 2019

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UKRAINE EXPANDS LIST OF BANNED GOODS FROM RUSSIAN FEDERATION

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has expanded a list of goods from the Russian Federation on which embargo is imposed from July 1, 2019, including raw materials for cement (clinkers) and all kinds of ready cement, mineral (nitrogenous, potassium, phosphorous) fertilizers, foodstuff for animals and veterinary medicines.
The document adopted on May 15, 2019, which was posted on the government’s website, also includes matches, plywood products, wallpaper, light industry products, in particular some types of knitwear and footwear, carbon steel wires, metal wires, pipes, tubes, metal nets, fasteners, steel utensils, equipment for the production of bakery products, and vehicles (cars, motorcycles, tractors, etc.).
In addition, ban on import of used railway cars and trams will be imposed from March 1, 2020.

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RUSSIAN PRIME MINISTER EXPANDS LIST OF UKRAINIAN BUSINESS ENTITIES AND INDIVIDUALS TO COUNTERSANCTIONS

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced that he has signed a decree expanding the list of Ukrainian individuals and business entities subjected to Russian restrictive measures. “The list of Ukrainian individuals and entities, which will be subjected to specific restrictive measures, has been expanded. I signed a relevant decree,” the prime minister said on Twitter. “This was done to protect the interests of the Russian state, Russian companies and citizens,” Medvedev said.

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