The results of the day: news of Ukraine and world, facts and figures


28 times over the past day illegal armed groups violated the ceasefire in the ATO area, three Ukrainian military were wounded, one received a combat trauma – reported in the Ministry of defense.

200 thousand Ukrainians have already benefited from visa-free regime with the EU, said the state border service. About 76 thousand people used to travel, air transport, and the rest were sent via road or rail crossings.

1 billion budgeted for the 2018 the Cabinet of Ministers on reforming the primary education system. In particular, on these means it is planned 25% increase in teachers ‘ salaries.

Decreased by 15% in July in annual terms, the average size of assigned subsidies for reimbursement for housing and communal services per household and amounted to UAH 145,9. – reported state statistics Committee.

Increased by 60.6 per cent in annual terms, or 2.23 million the number of households who have been assigned subsidies as of today. All subsidies are paid 5 million 917,6 thousand households.

The limit of 250 thousand UAH equivalent was until today set for individuals to obtain cash in a foreign currency or Bank metals from current and Deposit accounts through cash desks and ATMs. From August 24 all restrictions for such operations taken by the national Bank.

1,4 billion UAH from the state budget in 2017 will be allocated for the construction of a cartridge factory, reminded the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko


22.8 thousand sq m by the end of 2017 will be a new supply of quality retail space in the regions of Ukraine, said the international consulting company CBRE.

Fell 2.6% industrial production in Ukraine in July compared with the same month in 2016, while in June the growth was 3.8% in may to 1.2%, reported state statistics Committee. The largest decline occurred in the mining industry and quarrying – by 9.4%, in the supply of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioned – by 10.2%, whereas the processing industry showed a growth of 2.5%. In General, over the seven months, industrial production fell by 0.7% in annual terms.

Dropped by 18.9% in January-July in annual terms, the official vodka production with alcohol content of less than 45,4%, the production of brandy decreased by 19.4%, reported the state statistics service. The production of liqueurs and other alcoholic beverages grew by 11%.

Increased by 8% in January-July in annual terms, retail trade turnover (in comparable prices). While the turnover in July of 2017 in comparison with June grew by 6.7%.

Decreased by 4.8% to 589,5 thousand tons of reserves deficit of anthracite coal in the warehouses of Ukrainian thermal power plants from 16 to 22 August, according to the energy Ministry. The reserves of coal and gas brands declined by 4.4 percent to 1.105 million tonnes. Profile Vice-Prime Minister Vladimir Kistion earlier said that Ukraine for the passage of the next heating season must accumulate by mid-October 2017 1.8 million tons of anthracite and 2-2. 2 million tonnes of coal gas brands.


Earned $63.2 bn State pension Fund (a sovereign investment Fund) of Norway during the first half of 2017. This is a record half-year result for the entire 20-year history of the investment Fund, net assets under management of the Fund for the first time exceeded $1 trillion, amounting as at 30 June of $1.017 trillion. This means that for every Norwegian citizen now has $191 thousand State infusion to the Fund were made in 1996 at the expense of oil revenues to secure dependent on energy prices, the Norwegian economy from the most severe dislocation, and to ensure the stability of life for future generations of Norwegians.

1.2 thousand euros for 1 sq. m a year these are the average rental rates on premium offices and shopping centres over the past 12 months in London (West End) – this is the highest figure in Europe, according to the international consulting company Knight Frank. Followed by Paris (772 euros), Zurich (732), Geneva (686) and Moscow (684).

$720 million earned a total of 20 of the highest paid actors in the period 1 June 2016 to 1 June 2017, estimated by the American magazine Forbes. In the first place, mark Wahlberg ($68 million), followed by Dwayne Johnson ($65 million), the third – VIN Diesel ($54.5 million). Also in the top ten of the rating includes Adam Sandler ($50.5 million), Jackie Chan ($49 million), Robert Downey Jr. ($48 million), Tom cruise ($43 million), Shah Rukh Khan ($38 million), Salman Khan ($37 million) and Akshay Kumar ($35.5 million).