All TPPs in the Donetsk People's Republic are fully provided with fuel and have a reserve in case of extreme weather conditions, a representative of the DPR Ministry of Coal and Energy stated on Friday.
Tomorrow, on November 2, the Makeyevka Foundry will be launched. For three years the plant was idle, it specializes in the production of cast-iron molten grinding bodies for grinding various ores, cement clinker, etc. The plant's manufactured goods are used by virtually all branches of industry in the preparation and processing of raw materials.
The authorities of the Donetsk People's Republic have paid their citizens social benefits amounting to a total of over two billion rubbles since the turn of the current year, said the Acting Minister of Labour and Social Policy of the Republic, Larisa Tolstykina.
The average salary in the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) has increased by 22 per cent since August 2016 and exceeded 10,000 rubles, the Minister of Labor and Social Policy of the Donetsk People's Republic Larisa Tolstykina states.
The DPR has built a new power transmission line to supply electricity to Novoazovsk – a city near Mariupol, which Ukraine cut off power in August, stayed Eduard Artamov, Acting General Director of the Regional Economic Committee.
With assistance of the employment centers of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), more than thirty-four thousand people were employed over nine months of 2017. An employment total level of those people who applied for a job amounts 81,5%, DPR Employment Center Director Tamara Kozenko states.
Savings of Ukrainians in the second quarter of this year decreased by 27.6 billion UAH. This is reported by "Correspondent" with reference to the State Service of Statistics.
Alexander Zakharchenko took part in the steelmaking production launch at the Yuzovsky Metallurgical Plant (YuMZ) on October 5.
The DPR provides elderly people with better social security conditions then Ukraine, Galina Sagaidakova, Chairperson of the DPR Pension Fund, told about the true facts pointing to this. Shortly before the Head of the DPR Alexander Zakharchenko informed residents of the Republic about the upcoming increase in pensions since October 1, 2017.
The authorities of the Donetsk People's Republic plan to increase pension payments to the population by 5 percent in October, stated the DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko.
"The Government has promised to raise pensions in October by 5 percent," Zakharchenko said.
The World Bank (WB) counts on the adoption of land reform by Ukraine this fall. This was reported by the World Bank Country Director for Belarus, Moldova, and Ukraine Satu Kahkonen.
During the years of independence, the national currency of Ukraine devalued 15 times. This was stated by the former Minister of Economy Viktor Suslov.
According to him, the depreciation of the hryvnia will only increase, therefore, the life of citizens will only worsen.
The DPR seed growing farms prepared 950 tons of high-quality sowing material for autumn field works, reports the DPR State Agricultural inspection’s head, Vladimir Semergey.
In October, Ukrainians will receive the first payment requests for heating. As the Ukrainian publication Segodnya writes, the current heating season can turn out to be a record expensive for many citizens, as this year its duration and standards have been reduced, for which a subsidy discount is calculated.
More than 40 domestic manufacturers have passed voluntary certification of their goods' quality in the Donetsk People's Republic and received a corresponding paper, the Industry and Trade Ministry's press service reports.
Ukraine risks to stay without 600 million euros of macro-financial assistance from the EU, unless the Verkhovna Rada repeals the moratorium on the export of raw timber, said the head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine, Hugh Mingarelli.