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    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...

    Ukrainian farmers already received over UAH 320 mln in subsidies
    May23

    Ukrainian farmers already received over UAH 320 mln in subsidies

    The State Treasury of Ukraine has paid farmers UAH 241.8 million subsidies for March under the program of direct government support to the domestic agricultural sector, accounting for UAH 4 billion in 2017, the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine reported with reference to the head of the ministry Taras Kutoviy....

    Ukraine`s project to make Chornobyl solar energy hub moves forward
    May23

    Ukraine`s project to make Chornobyl solar energy hub moves forward

    The prime minister of Ukraine said large-scale solar projects to be built in the contaminated area of the nuclear disaster will be selected through clear and transparent bidding rules, according to PV Magazine. Ukraine`s plan to use Chornobyl`s nuclear wasteland for solar energy generation is becoming more concrete, as Prime Minister Volodymyr...

    Freedom House calls on Rada to consult with civil society before choosing Ombudsman
    May23

    Freedom House calls on Rada to consult with civil society before choosing Ombudsman

    As Ukraine`s parliament debates selection of a new Ombudsman, who has a vital role in calling attention to human rights and democratic governance issues, Freedom House suggests that Rada consider postponing the vote to ensure participation of civil society in the decision-making process. ”We urge the Rada to consider a wide range of candidates...

    ”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...

    Flynn to decline U.S. Senate subpoena in Russia probe: media
    May23

    Flynn to decline U.S. Senate subpoena in Russia probe: media

    Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn will decline to comply with a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee investigating possible Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, according to media reports on Monday. Flynn will invoke his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination, the Associated Press,...

    PGO appeals court for permission to convict Azarov, Stavytsky in absentia
    May23

    PGO appeals court for permission to convict Azarov, Stavytsky in absentia

    The Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko has said that a petition was sent to the Kyiv Pechersk District Court for permission to convict former Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov and former Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine Eduard Stavytsky in absentia, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”As for Azarov, we have...

    Ukraine may create clearing bank
    May23

    Ukraine may create clearing bank

    The National Bank of Ukraine is considering the possibility of founding a clearing bank in Ukraine based on an existing large-scale bank, Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Kateryna Rozhkova said during a roundtable in Kyiv. ”We are thinking about the potential to assign to someone the function of a clearing bank. It is not a...

    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...

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