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Tax on childless - necessity or simple extortion

Tax on childless - necessity or simple extortion

23 September 2012 17:47  15921388 021919
Citizens of Ukraine of 30 years or older who do not have children will pay 17% tax on personal income, regardless of income level. If a family has more than three children the tax rate will be 10.5%.

Mushrooms, berries and birch sap will be subject to taxation

Mushrooms, berries and birch sap will be subject to taxation

23 September 2012 15:47  68221378 121909
Picking mushrooms, berries, birch bark and sap in the woods of Khmelnytsky region is banned! Or, to be accurate, one will have to pay taxes for the collection of nature's gifts. Members of the local regional council adopted the decision "On bidding fee for special use of forest resources of local importance."

Great Slavonic sccholar Venelin has returned to his Motherland

23 September 2012 15:27  13321377 021906
September 22 the city of Svalyava on Transcarpathia celebrated the 776 anniversary of its foundation. On this occasion, the city unveiled a monument to the famous scientist, Slavistic scholar, born in Svalyava district - Yuri Venelin-Hutsa. The memorial monument of stone, decorated with a bronze portrait of the scientist, has been created through the joint efforts of local authorities and communities.

Ukraine plans to increase tariffs on hundreds of goods - REUTERS

Ukraine plans to increase tariffs on hundreds of goods - REUTERS

23 September 2012 14:13  21121374 021905
Ukraine has warned its trading partners on the possible increase of tariffs on hundreds of imported goods. Reuters believes that such a move could lead to a global trading system loss.

"Book of the Year" presented library of new books to sanatorium "Karpaty"

"Book of the Year" presented library of new books to sanatorium "Karpaty"

23 September 2012 12:02  9621344 021874
Quite an unusual event was held in the "Karpaty" sanatorium. Galina Rodina, director of the Ukrainian rating "Book of the Year," presented to a health resort a collection of two hundred books.

Ukrainians are allowed not to translate names in passports

Ukrainians are allowed not to translate names in passports

23 September 2012 11:21  21521342 021873
Author of the law "On Language Policy" deputy Kolesnychenko told "1st business channel" that the birth certificate is the basis for writing the names in the documents without the Ukrainian tradition. For example, "Nikolai" should be written in Ukrainian letters, but it is not Mykola, "Phillip" is Philip, but Pylyp, and so on.

Semen Gluzman doubts that libel will be punishable by imprisonment again

Semen Gluzman doubts that libel will be punishable by imprisonment again

23 September 2012 10:46  6421341 021872
Semen Gluzman believes that the introduction of criminal liability for defamation is unlikely. At one time a member of the Humanitarian Council under the President, Chairman of the Association of Psychiatrists of Ukraine, a former dissident, was serving a sentence for defaming the Soviet reality.

Russians are leaving en masse for permanent residence ... in Ukraine

Russians are leaving en masse for permanent residence ... in Ukraine

23 September 2012 09:50  44421340 021871
31% of residents of Russian cities have expressed a desire to emigrate from the country. This is evidenced by the study conducted by the analytical holding "Romir".

Transcarpathian is a champion

Transcarpathian is a champion

23 September 2012 09:27  11721339 121870
World Cup in weightlifting finished in Lviv.

Orthodox route of Transcarpathia

Orthodox route of Transcarpathia

23 September 2012 09:17  14421338 021869
In the press center of Mukachevo diocese the presentation of guidebook "Orthodox monasteries of Transcarpathia" was held. According to the official site of the Diocese, the book is published for the second time and is a supplemented variant of the first guide, which was released in the year 2010.