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    Normandy Four meeting expected after schedules agreed – Gerashchenko
    May23

    Normandy Four meeting expected after schedules agreed – Gerashchenko

    The Ukrainian side expects that the meeting in the so-called Normandy Format between the leaders of Ukraine, Germany, France, and Russia will be held after the schedules are agreed, Ukraine`s humanitarian envoy in the Trilateral Contact Group for the peaceful settlement in Donbas, First Deputy Chair of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko said...

    Washington State recognizes Holodomor as genocide of Ukrainians
    May23

    Washington State recognizes Holodomor as genocide of Ukrainians

    On Monday, May 22, the Washington State Senate unanimously approved a resolution calling Holodomor an act of genocide of the people of Ukraine, according to Voice of America. ”The Holodomor was a genocide committed by Joseph Stalin and the Soviet regime against the people of Ukrainian,” reads the document, Voice of America reports. Now the Day of...

    Future of Normandy format, Minsk accords to be decided at G7 summit – Ukrainian diplomat
    May23

    Future of Normandy format, Minsk accords to be decided at G7 summit – Ukrainian diplomat

    Ukrainian diplomat, former Ukrainian envoy to the Minsk Trilateral Contact Group`s political subgroup Roman Bezsmertny says that the future of the ”Normandy format” (Ukraine, France, Germany and Russia) and the Minsk peace agreement on Donbas will be decided during the G7 summit in Italy, according to Radio Svoboda`s Ukrainian-language service....

    White House explains converting military grants to loans, decision to affect Ukraine
    May23

    White House explains converting military grants to loans, decision to affect Ukraine

    The Trump administration`s budget proposal would convert some of the United States` foreign military grants to loans, part of a larger effort to slash spending on diplomacy, aid and programs abroad by more than 29%, as reported by Reuters. See also: Trump budget would convert Ukraine`s military grants to loans The cuts to programs under the State...

    Dutch senators poised to back EU`s treaty with Ukraine in key vote – Dutch News
    May23

    Dutch senators poised to back EU`s treaty with Ukraine in key vote – Dutch News

    The Dutch senate is set to vote in favour of the controversial EU treaty with Ukraine on Tuesday thanks to the support of the CDA, Dutch News reported citing the Volkskrant. Christian Democrat senators have a `positive attitude,` Elco Brinkman, the party`s leader in the senate, told the Volkskrant, according to Dutch News.   CDA MPs voted against...

    ”Ukraine stands together with Britain”: Poroshenko condemns Manchester terrorist attack
    May23

    ”Ukraine stands together with Britain”: Poroshenko condemns Manchester terrorist attack

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has condemned the deadly terrorist act in UK`s Manchester. ”Deeply shocked by news from Manchester Arena. Our condolences to the victims of the attack. Praying for swift recovery of those wounded,” he tweeted.  He also strongly condemned ”any acts of terrorism.” ”Ukraine stands together with Britain in this...

    Trump budget would convert Ukraine`s military grants to loans
    May23

    Trump budget would convert Ukraine`s military grants to loans

    President Donald Trump`s budget proposal this week will include provisions to end many foreign military grants administered by the State Department and replace them with loans, a move that could affect up to $1 billion in aid to dozens of countries if Congress approves, U.S. officials said, according to MarketWatch. An internal State Department...

    Belize launches investigation into money laundering by Yanukovych, Manafort – Bloomberg
    May22

    Belize launches investigation into money laundering by Yanukovych, Manafort – Bloomberg

    Belize authorities have launched an investigation into money laundering by former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and American political technologist Paul Manafort, according to Bloomberg. See also: Manafort falsified invoice to Belize company to legitimize Yanukovych`s $750,000 payment to himself – Ukrainian MP In the five-year period from...

    EU ”broke some rules” to meet promised deadline for Ukraine`s visa waiver – media
    May22

    EU ”broke some rules” to meet promised deadline for Ukraine`s visa waiver – media

    European structures had to violate the officially established rules for the publication of legislative acts in order to fulfill the promise regarding the date of enforcement of a visa-free travel for Ukrainians, according to Europeiska Pravda. As reported earlier, on Monday the Official Journal of the European Union published the decision on the...

    Ukraine allowed to export frozen beef to China
    May22

    Ukraine allowed to export frozen beef to China

    A protocol of veterinary requirements on exports of frozen beef from Ukraine to China has been approved by the sides, allowing Ukrainian farmers to ship this produce onto the Chinese market, according to the Ukrainian biosecurity and consumer protection service. ”Ukrainian beef now has an official access to the Chinese market. The State Service...

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