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Minimum wage, pension increased in Ukraine from Sept 1

Minimum wage, pension increased in Ukraine from Sept 1

Minimum wage and minimum pension have been raised in Ukraine from September 1. On August 29, President Volodymyr Zelensky signed Law "On Amendments to the Law of Ukraine on the 2020 Ukraine State Budget" No. 822, which parliament had passed at an extraordinary session on August 25. Minimum wage from September 2020: details It has been raised to UAH 5,000 per month. The increase is the first...

COVID-19 in Ukraine: Government introduces new quarantine zones

COVID-19 in Ukraine: Government introduces new quarantine zones

Ivano-Frankivsk and Chernivtsi are now in the "red zone" with toughest restrictions applied, while Kyiv remains in the yellow zone. Ukraine's government introduces new quarantine zoning across the country starting August 31. The red zone: The cities of Ivano-Frankivsk, Kalush and Kolomyia, Horodenka, Kosiv and Tysmenytsia districts of Ivano-Frankivsk region;The cities of Bilyaivka and Izmail of...

Knock-knock: when they want to chase you home from your home

Knock-knock: when they want to chase you home from your home

Economic regression, social dissatisfaction, closed borders, Hungarian-Hungarian differences characterize the recent period in Transcarpathia. As a bonus, the previous week was “colored” by counter-terrorism trainings, bomb alarms, and threatening letters. We are used to the fact that most of the time we are the biggest threat in the eyes of a country with a population of 40+ million, but the...

COVID-19 in Ukraine: Government introduces new quarantine zones

Ukraine prolongs quarantine until Nov 1

The relevant resolution was adopted at a government meeting on Wednesday. The Cabinet of Ministers, Ukraine's government, has extended the adaptive quarantine until November 1. The relevant resolution was adopted at a government meeting on Wednesday, according to an UNIAN correspondent. According to Health Minister Maksym Stepanov, in addition to the prolongation of the quarantine, the...

“Get out of Ukraine, Hungarian dogs!” – the Hungarians of Transcarpathia received another threat

“Get out of Ukraine, Hungarian dogs!” – the Hungarians of Transcarpathia received another threat

Several churches and Hungarian organizations in Transcarpathia received another threatening letter on the afternoon of August 21. In the letter, ukrainianwolf, after addressing Hungarians as Hungarian dogs, prompted them to take their belongings ​​and relatives and go to their “historical family”. "Ukraine does not need your enclaves and communities!" – they wrote. In the letter written in...

Threatening message on the national holiday

Threatening message on the national holiday

The editorial office of karpatalja.ma received a peculiar greeting letter on August 20. The sender of the letter refers to himself as a Ukrainian patriot and nothing else is known about him. The text states that if the Hungarian community wants to continue to live safely on Ukrainian soil, it must stop creating a national enclave. Special mention was made of the administrative reforms in the...

Three consecutive bomb alarms in Transcarpathia

Three consecutive bomb alarms in Transcarpathia

On the morning of August 20 a report was received by the authorities in Berehove that a bomb had been placed in the local Roman Catholic Church. The news was announced by mayor Zoltán Babják on his official website. The church had been temporarily closed and authorities had inspected the area. After Berehove, two more bomb alarms were reported to the authorities on the morning of August 20, the...

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