UKRAINE: an attractive morsel for the Russian Bear !

How the nation of Ukraine ranks in the world:

1st in Europe in ammonia production;

1st in Europe in proven recoverable reserves of uranium ores;

1st in Europe in terms of arable land area;

1st place in the world in exports of sunflower and sunflower oil;

2nd Europe’s/4th largest natural gas pipeline system in the world

2nd largest iron ore reserves in the world (30 billion tons);

2nd place in Europe and 10th place in the world in terms of titanium ore reserves;

2nd place in Europe in terms of mercury ore reserves;

2nd place in the world in barley production and 4th place in barley exports;

2nd place in the world in terms of explored reserves of manganese ores (12% of the world’s reserves);

3rd largest in Europe and 8th largest in the world in terms of installed capacity of nuclear power plants;

3rd largest iron exporter in the world

3rd largest producer and 4th largest exporter of corn in the world;

3rd place in Europe (13th place in the world) in shale gas reserves (22 trillion cubic meters)

3rd place in Europe and 11th in the world in terms of rail network length (21,700 km);

3rd place in the world (after the U.S. and France) in production of locators and locating equipment;

3rd place in the world by the area of black soil (25% of world’s volume);

4th in the world by the total value of natural resources;

4th largest exporter of turbines for nuclear power plants in the world;

4th largest producer of potatoes in the world;

4th place in the world in clay exports

4th place in the world in titanium exports

4th world’s largest manufacturer of rocket launchers;

5th largest rye producer in the world;

5th place in the world in bee production (75,000 tons);

7th place in the world in coal reserves (33.9 billion tons)

8th place in the world in exports of ores and concentrates;

8th place in the world in wheat exports;

9th place in the world in exports of defence industry products;

9th place in the world in the production of chicken eggs;

Ukraine is an agricultural country:

10th largest steel producer in the world (32.4 million tons).

16th place in the world in cheese exports.

Ukraine can meet the food needs of 600 million people.

Ukraine is an industrialized country, not a third world power.

Reg R.

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