The company Akhmetov threatened billion-dollar penalty. How many Ukrainians today Zelensky trust and who not to trust? In Stockholm announced the winner of the Nobel peace prize. What can you buy for 10 hryvnia, in 1996 and in 2019? Died legendary Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov. Such was the news on October 11.
Top news for October 11 in Ukraine:
The punishment for Akhmetov
The group of companies JSC “DTEK Zakhidenergo” on Burshtynska “energostroi” artificially created shortage of electricity in the market, to be able to raise prices. For such abuse of a monopoly position, they face fines in the billions of hryvnia. This 24 channel said the Chairman of the parliamentary energy Committee, MP from the faction “people’s Servant” Andrew Gerus.
In Burshtyn “energoostriv” consists of three regions: Transcarpathian, Ivano-Frankivsk and Lviv. There is almost 95% of the generation owned by the same company that is the undisputed monopoly in these regions, explains the Gerus.
Due to the abuse of “DTEK Zakhidenergo” monopoly position in the three regions the price of electricity is 20-25% higher than in other regions. Consumers – schools, hospitals, kindergartens, shops, factories, plants, utilities, electric vehicle – buy electric power more expensive. That is, over time this price increase to prekladatelia on the population,
– says Andrey Gerus.
In particular, the MP noted, prices will rise even in cold water. In the utility is 40% of the cost is the electricity tariff.
What is known about the groups of companies Akhmetov Burshtynska “energostroi”?
The owners of the largest energy monopolies in Ukraine are oligarchs. The owner of the company DTEK, which receives about 60% of the money from each bills for electricity, is the richest Ukrainian Rinat Akhmetov. The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine on 4 October 2019 opened a case on violation of legislation on protection of economic competition and abuse of monopoly position of JSC “DTEK Zakhidenergo” on the market of electric energy within the trading zone of Burshtyn “energoostrova” because the company produces about 90% of the total electricity in the area.
What can you buy for 10 hryvnia, in 1996 and in 2019: a comparison
After the proclamation of independence of Ukraine in circulation has introduced a temporary currency “ruble”, which lasted only 5 years. Subsequently, in 1996 the hryvnia. In the beginning of his way, the torque was a strong currency. The average wage in 1996 was $ 130 hryvnia or $ 73. One green 23 years ago was worth only 1.77 hryvnia. The average salary in Ukraine is 10 thousand hryvnia, and the dollar (as of October 11) is 24.53 USD. What you could buy for 10 hryvnia, then?
One loaf in 1996 was worth 32 of a penny, so 10 hryvnia you can buy a loaf 31. Now the baton is 10 to 15 USD.
11 liters of milk
A liter of milk cost 90 cents, for 10 hryvnia, could afford 11 liters of milk. Today the price of milk varies from 20 to 40 UAH.
Almost 5 liters of sour cream
For half a liter of sour cream in 1996 it was necessary to give 1.5 HR. Ten hryvnia received 4.5 liters. As of 2019, half a liter of sour cream is 30 hryvnia.
2 pounds of butter
One 200-gram pack of butter cost the hryvnia. Ten hryvnia out of 10 of these packages. Today, the packaging of the oil is from 50 UAH
Almost 6 litres of oil
A liter of refined sunflower oil cost 1.8 UAH, 10 UAH, respectively, you could buy 5.5 liters. Today’s price – about 50 UAH.
16 pounds of buckwheat
One kilogram of buckwheat was worth 60 cents. 10 hryvnia you can buy 16.5 kg of cereals. Now pounds is worth about 40 USD.
33 kilos of potatoes
In 1996 a kilogram of potatoes cost 30 cents and 10 hryvnia was as much as 33 pounds. Today per kilogram have to pay about UAH 15.
12 bars of chocolate
A bar of chocolate worth 80 cents. For 10 hryvnia was 12 bars of chocolate. 2019 in 1 tile worth of 18 USD.
16.5 liters of gasoline
A liter of gasoline cost 60 cents. For 10 hryvnia was 16.5 liters of gasoline. Today, the price per liter – almost 29 USD.
33 pounds of salt
One kilo of salt had a price of 30 cents. Respectively, for 10 hryvnia was 33 pounds. Today for the packaging of salt is necessary to pay about 10 USD.
So anything that you can buy in 2019 for 10 hryvnia – a kilogram of salt. By the way, to pay monthly rent and utilities, living in a Studio apartment, you had to have only 20 hryvnia.
How many Ukrainians today Zelensky trust and who not to trust?
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky trust today and 70.5% of Ukrainians. In this case, 48% of Ukrainians believe that the current government is better than the previous one.
Among politicians Ukrainians often Express trust Zelensky (70.5% of respondents), the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Dmitry Razumkova (54%) and Prime Minister Alexei Goncharuk (36%), according to a survey conducted by the sociological service “Razumkov Center” from 4 to 9 October.
What politicians, Ukrainians do not trust?
- Yuriy Lutsenko is not trusted by 88% of Ukrainians,
- Andrew Paruby – 83%,
- Petro Poroshenko – 80%,
- Nestor Shufrich – 78%,
- Vadim Rabinovich – 76%,
- Yuri Boyko – 68%,
- Viktor Medvedchuk – 76%,
- Yulia Tymoshenko – 74%,
- Arsen Avakov – 72%,
- Vladimir Groisman – 70,5%.
What the Ukrainians think about the work Zelensky?
- 54.5% of respondents believe that the actions Zelensky primarily aimed at protecting national interests,
- 24.5% of his actions are primarily directed at protecting their own interests and the interests of his political milieu.
How Ukrainians assess the new government?
- 48% of Ukrainians think that the current government is better than the previous one
- 27% – that it does not differ significantly from the previous
- 8% think it is worse than the previous one.
Many people believe that the events in Ukraine developing in the right direction?
- 45% of respondents believe that the events in Ukraine developing in the right direction (in September so thought 57%),
- 29% think things are moving in the wrong direction (Sept – 17%).
This is interesting: a Marathon for the President showed that 14-hour conversation with journalists Zelensky
In Stockholm announced the winner of the Nobel peace prize in 2019. The award was given to the Prime Minister of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed Ali.
What was awarded
For the efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, in particular for the bold initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea. The award is also designed to recognize all stakeholders working for peace and reconciliation in Ethiopia and in the regions East and North-East Africa.
What exactly did Abiy Ahmed?
When Abiy Ahmed became the Prime Minister of Ethiopia in April 2018, he made it clear that it wants to resume peace negotiations with Eritrea. In close cooperation with the President of Eritrea Afwerki Iseason Abyy Ahmed quickly developed the principles of a peace agreement to end the long “there is no peace, no war” between the two countries.
Abiy Ahmed has also initiated important reforms, which provide many Ethiopians hope for a better life and a brighter future.
For your first 100 days as Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed:
- lifted the state of emergency in the country,
- appointed Amnesty to thousands of political prisoners,
- stop censorship in the media,
- legalized illegal opposition groups
- fired military and civilian leaders, suspected of corruption,
- greatly increased the influence of women in the Ethiopian political and public life,
- promised to strengthen democracy by holding free and fair elections.
For which awarded the Nobel peace prize?According to the will of Alfred Nobel, the peace prize is awarded to the one who makes the greatest or the best contribution to friendly relations between Nations, the abolition or reduction of armies that exist for the conduct and / or promote peace congresses. The bonus Fund of the Nobel prize in each of the sectors in 2019 – 9 million Swedish kronor (more than 900 thousand US dollars).
Died legendary cosmonaut Leonov
11 October died legendary Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov. He died on 86-m to year of life in Moscow.
What is known about Alexei Leonov?
Is a Soviet cosmonaut. He became the first person went into space.
On March 18, 1965, he, along with Pavel Belyayev flew into space on the spaceship “Voskhod-2”. It was during this flight was a historic spacewalk. On 15 July 1975 he made a second flight as commander of spacecraft “Soyuz-19”.
In addition, he had a hobby, along with artist-fiction writer Andrey Sokolov created postage stamps and graphics on the space theme.