State of emergency in Kalinovka, falling wages and the money Yanukovych: figures and events of the week


About 2 thousand houses suffered in Vinnytsia region as a result of explosions of ammunition in the Arsenal Kalinowski, occurred in the night from 26 to 27 September, 16 houses were damaged beyond repair. This was announced by the Chairman of the Vinnytsia regional state administration. On liquidation of consequences of explosions in those days were more than 2 thousand people, including more than 100 engineers. Statements about the theft of their households while turned six residents of Kalinovka.

7 114 UAH was the average salary in August is 3.1% less than in July, reported state statistics Committee. Compared to August 2016, it increased by 36.8%. Real wages in August, compared to July decreased by 3% compared to August last year – increased by 17.2%.

111 candidates recommended to the High Council of justice the President of Petro Poroshenko for the appointment of judges of the new Supreme court.

1 592 982 migrant or 1 285 506 families from Donbas and Crimea are officially counted as of September 25. Recipients funded 2.14 billion UAH.

The first part of a $ 200 millionbelonging to the entourage of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych and seized by court order, admitted to the state budget – said the Prosecutor General’s office. These funds were kept in Ukreximbank.

Reduced to 1,354 billion UAH from the beginning of 2017 enterprise wage arrears, said the SFS. During inspections of the tax authorities revealed 2.5 thousand not properly executed workers. The Prosecutor’s office sent materials for 352 companies where the payment of wages were held below the minimum level.

46% of Ukrainians believe that corruption is an integral part of political life, which makes no sense to fight. Such data leads research company GfKUkraine. 20-28% of respondents tend to approve of corruption if it is or not for them personally, or do not prevent them, or if is small.

Will increase by 11% , a minimum guaranteed pension, in the case of the adoption of the pension reform by the Verkhovna Rada, and will be 1452 UAH.This was stated by the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on social policy, employment and pension provision Lyudmila Denisova.

23 771 the female military personnel are now in the Armed forces of Ukraine, said first Deputy head of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko. Including the posts of officers, 2916 women and Colonel – 42.

Only 167 deputies out of 422 attended all plenary meetings of the Verkhovna Rada in September. About it reported in public organization “Committee of voters of Ukraine”. Only September held 11 plenary meetings, which on average were registered by 328 MPs. This is the worst attendance since February of 2017, when in the hall of Parliament there were 326 people’s deputies.


Inflation of 12.2% is expected in December 2017 in annual terms as recorded in the latest consensus forecast of the Ministry of economic development (September 2017). Inflation will slow down: 8% in 2018, and 5.9% in 2019 5% in 2020. It is also expected real GDP growth in 2018 to 3% in 2019 of 3.6% in 2020 – 4%.

81,6 billion , reached on September 1, the total amount of tax arrears to the consolidated budget, of which 12.5 billion UAH – the debt of enterprises, formed from the beginning of the year, according to a GFS. The highest amount is the debt of enterprises is not secured by assets for repayment. These enterprises owe UAH 25.6 billion, or 31,45% of the total debt.

3,43 billion UAH of net profit was received by the banking system (banks that were solvent at the reporting date) in January-August, while for the corresponding period in 2016, the net loss amounted to UAH 6.6 billion, according to the national Bank

Less than 4.2% in annual terms was the production of fresh or chilled pork in Ukraine in January-August to 163 thousand tons, reported state statistics Committee. The production of this type of product grew in August in comparison with July of 6.7%, but compared to August 2016 fell by 12.9%.In January-August Ukrainian agrarians produced 9.8 tonnes of frozen pork, which is 21% more than in January-August last year.

Increased by 25.5% in annual terms, construction companies in January-August the volume of work – to 53.5 billion, reported state statistics Committee. Work on new construction, reconstruction and technical re-equipment in January-August amounted to 77% of the total, capital and current repair – 13% and 10% respectively.

287 Ukrainian enterprises now have the right of export to the European Union, including 107 food producers. Also its products can export 180 manufacturers of inedible products of animal origin, such as down and feather raw materials, hides, pet food, non-food by-products, breeding material, etc.

Will exceed 41 million tons of grain exports in 2017/2018 marketing year – that is the forecast of the agriculture Ministry. The grain harvest is expected to reach 63 million tons.

16,26 billion cubic meters of gas as at 27 September was underground storage – these are the findings of “Ukrtransgaz”. The government expects to accumulate by the beginning of the heating season 17 billion.

The world

At least 10% of the total volume of cars sold must be from 2019 electric vehicles. This requirement is established in China by companies annually producing or importing more than 30 thousand cars.In 2020, the quota will increase to 12%. When the failure of the company would be required either to purchase points from other companies or pay fines.

300-350 million euros invests the Austrian company Voestalpine in the new metallurgical plant, metallurgical plant, built in Europe over the last 40 years. Enterprise with a capacity of 205 thousand tons per year will produce long products special steel grades for the manufacture of bearings, accessories, parts for critical applications in the aviation, automotive, oil and gas industry, production of tool steel. It would be of high automation and low impact on the environment, and to be supplied with electricity from renewable sources. The commissioning is scheduled for 2021.

33% of the votes in the parliamentary elections in Germany had a CDU/CSU’s current Chancellor Angela Merkel. He won, but lost 8.5% of the vote. The social democratic party of Germany (SPD) garnered 20.5% of the votes (minus 5.2 percentage points), in third place was the far-right “Alternative for Germany” – 12.6%, and first came to Parliament.Merkel herself has won in the constituency, gaining 44% of votes (in 2013 was 56.2 per cent),

52.7% of Swiss voters voted against the draft reform of the pension system in the country and blocked the proposal to raise VAT (from 8% to 8.3%)for the purpose of financing pensions and increasing the age of retirement for women for one year (until age 65).The population of Switzerland is around 8 million people, including pensioners and 1.5 million people.

93% of participants in the referendum in Northern Iraq voted to establish an independent Kurdistan. The turnout was 78%. This referendum, the government of Iraq is not going to admit it, he was condemned by many countries, including the US and the EU.

Will increase by 12.5% this year, the cash remuneration, which will receive the Nobel prize winners – from eight to nine million Swedish kronor (1.12 million dollars). In 2011, the award was reduced from 10 million to 8 million crowns in connection with cost overruns.

20,19 million tourists according to the results of eof the year to visit Bangkok is the city for the second consecutive year will be the most popular in the world for foreign tourists. This is evidenced by the results of the study Mastercard’s 2017 GlobalDestinationCitiesIndex. In 2016 the capital of Thailand visited 19,41 million tourists. Second place for the second year in a row holds London: 19,06 million tourists by the end of 2016 and Outlook for 2017 – 20.01 million For third place – Paris in 2016, called for 15,45 million tourists forecast for 2017 of 16.13 million tourists. However, the amount spent by tourists of the money in the first place was Dubai – 14.9 million tourists left 28.5 billion dollars. In the second place, the expenditure of tourists – new York – the third London.

15 billion euros may be the total annual income of the new company formed through the merger of assets of German Siemens and French Alstom. Merger talks between leading global players in the engineering industry was successfully completed. The consolidation process will be “difficult” but “necessary decision” – stated in the management of both companies. Goal: to resist the European and Chinese competitors, especially the Chinese Corporation CRRC, which recently dominates the global market. It is alleged that the new company Siemens Alstom will retain its French and German roots. Hamapalim half of the capital of Alstom, and in exchange the Germans would transmit under the control of the French a considerable portion of their production capacity.

Was sentenced to five years imprisonment by the Supreme court of Thailand former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, recognizing her guilty of criminal negligence and connivance of corruption. According to the court, negligence in the implementation of the state program on mortgage the purchase of rice from farmers cost the country $ 8 billion. Itself Shinawatra has denied all the accusations. Shortly before the verdict was announced, she left the country and appealed to the British authorities to grant her political asylum. In Dubai and now lives with her brother, who served as Prime Minister (2001-2006) and offset in a military coup. In 2008 in his homeland, he was sentenced in absentia to two years imprisonment for corruption and abuse of power.