Correspondent.net presents the main events of yesterday.
Ukraine have agreed on supplies of coal from USA
Chapter Centrenergo Oleg Kosenko said that Ukraine signed a contract with the American company Xcoal Energy & Resources for delivery by the end of this year 700 thousand tons of scarce coal of anthracitic group.
The price of the first batch will be 113 dollars per ton. It is noted that this price is not fixed and can vary, including lower side.
In the United States called weaknesses of the Ukrainian army
The commander of the U.S. army in Europe Ben Hodges said that the main priorities for Ukraine in the reform of the army should become the centers of combat training, undertake a critical self-examination of the entire structure of the armed forces and the defense Ministry, and the preparation of the NCO corps.
The US imposed sanctions against Venezuelan President
The US imposed sanctions against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro for actions to undermine democracy in the country. In accordance with the adopted measures, all of the assets Maduro in U.S. jurisdictions are frozen and Americans are barred from doing it in any case.
Such actions caused by the controversial elections to the National constituent Assembly of Venezuela, which Washington condemned.
Putin has simplified citizenship for Ukrainians
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has signed a law that simplifies the procedure of granting Ukrainians Russian citizenship. Now for obtaining Russian passports to Ukrainians must be notarized in Russia, the statement that they renounce their Ukrainian citizenship.
A similar statement will be sent to Ukraine, but there are no documents on the confirmation of renunciation of citizenship is no longer required.
The Ukrainian foreign Ministry the decision was perceived as a continuation of legal discrimination and called the evidence of the complete disregard for international law and sovereignty of other States by Russia.
In the Kherson region all schools translated into Ukrainian
The head of the Department of education, science and youth of the Kherson region Evgeniy Krinitsky said that the decision of the state administration, all schools of Kherson region gradually is going to be stationed on Ukrainian language learning. Note that now in the Kherson region 26 Russian schools.
Duda vetoed laws that has sparked protests in Poland
The President of Poland Andrzej Duda veto and blocked two of three bills to reform the country’s judicial system that led to the protests and EU sanctions. Now they will be re-directed for consideration of the Seimas.
The city Council rejected the petition on the Avenue Vatutina
The permanent Commission of the Kyiv city Council on culture, tourism and information policy rejected the petition for the return of Avenue Shukhevych name Vatutin. The Commission proposed “to ask the family Vatutina on the transfer of his remains buried in Mariinsky Park, or their reburial at one of the cemeteries of Ukraine.”
Groisman said about large-scale losses of state-owned enterprises
Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman said that Ukraine SOEs generated losses of nearly $ 90 billion hryvnia. He explained the scale of the losses to corruption in the public sector, which must be overcome through sales companies and independent owners.
Sujeitos 30.07: Resort fee in the Crimea, NATO exercises
Sujeitos 29.07: the Order of the pilot and frustration trump
Sujeitos 28.07: North Korea’s Missile, response, Russia, the United States
Sujeitos 27.07: Procession of the UOC, “boorish” sanctions
Sweetbites Miho. Poroshenko took the passport from Saakashvili