The results of the may 17: the Debt for gas LDNR, quotas for TV

Итоги 17 мая: Долг за газ ЛДНР, квоты для ТВ

Correspondent.net presents the main events of yesterday.

Gazprom demands to pay the debt for gas to LDNR

Gazprom increased the claim to Naftogaz to $31,75 billion and demanded pay for the delivered to the occupied Donbass gas. This is evidenced by the quarterly report of the company.

“The debt of Naftogaz to Gazprom for the delivered in 2013-2016 gas accounts as at 31 March 2016 of about $2,856 billion,” the report says.

Happy gave Western broadcasts 70% of the time on TV

Semidesyatiletiya quota on television for transmission production in Europe, USA and Canada established by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. For the bill on second reading and in General voted 229 deputies.

Under the bill, the licensees (except satellite broadcasting) from 7 am to 23 nights must adhere to the following proportions between the Ukrainian and foreign programs:

– transfer of European production, as well as USA and Canada must be at least 70% of the total weekly volume of broadcasting;

– in radio programs, musical works of Ukrainian authors and performers should constitute no less than 50% of the total volume of weekly broadcasting.

Nuland travels to Moscow to discuss the Donbass

The assistant Secretary of state for Europe and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland will arrive on a visit to Moscow to discuss the conflict in Eastern Ukraine, according to a press release from the state Department.

“She will meet with senior representatives of the Russian government and will discuss the situation in Eastern Ukraine and next steps needed for implementation of the Minsk agreements”, – the document says.

Jamal refused Russian citizenship

The winner of the Eurovision song contest Jamal replied to a proposal to adopt Russian citizenship from the Deputy Prime Minister of the self-proclaimed government of Crimea, Georgy Muradov.

“No, thank you. I already have citizenship, and other I do not have”, – said the singer during a press conference that she gave in Kiev.

Western ambassadors urged Kiev to hold a LGBT March

The ambassadors of Western countries urged the authorities of Kiev and other regions to provide LGBT-community safety while scheduled for June 12, the March of equality.

Joint statement on the occasion of the International day against homophobia and transphobia (17 may is celebrated), promulgated, in particular, on the website of the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine.

Investment in Ukraine increased by 45% per year

The volume of foreign capital investments into Ukraine in 2015 made up 8.18 billion, 45.1% more than last year, according to the publication Finclub, citing data from state Statistics.

So, investment from the state budget in 2015 increased by 2.5 times – up to 6,919 billion UAH., from local budgets – in 2.4 times – up to 14,260 billion hryvnia.

Kiva sues Dekanoidze

Head of Department of the National police of Ukraine on combating drug-related crime Ilya Kiva said that he was going to sue the head of Hatiya Dekanoidze. About this he wrote on his page in Facebook.

“Today Saakashvili during a press conference in Odessa, said that Dekanoidze is seeking my resignation in the interests of manufacturers of narcotic drugs. Preparing a lawsuit in court,” he wrote.

Ukraine left the winner of the Eurovision song contest in 2016

The European broadcasting Union considered a petition to reconsider the results of Eurovision 2016 and left Ukraine the winner. This is stated in the statement of the organizers on the website change.org.

The Eurovision organizers are calling signatories to the petition “make the result valid in accordance with the rules”.

Results may 16: the Rise in oil prices, the title Jamala

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