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    Parliament speaker says decommunization as important as judicial reform, national security
    Jul18

    Parliament speaker says decommunization as important as judicial reform, national security

    Ukrainian Parliament Speaker Andriy Parubiy says that the issue of decommunization is as important as judicial reform and national security, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”A clean-up, updating of Ukraine`s map today is a resolute answer to [Russian President Vladimir] Putin, the same way as our achievements on the eastern front are. This is...

    The Guardian: Russia orchestrated state-sponsored doping cover-up, says WADA report
    Jul18

    The Guardian: Russia orchestrated state-sponsored doping cover-up, says WADA report

    A devastating and damning report into Russian sport has found that the country`s government, security services and sporting authorities colluded to hide widespread doping across ”a vast majority” of winter and summer sports, according to The Guardian.The International Olympic Committee has promised it will not hesitate to take ”toughest sanctions...

    Four civilians wounded in shelling by Donbas militants in past two days
    Jul18

    Four civilians wounded in shelling by Donbas militants in past two days

    Four civilians were wounded in artillery shelling by Donbas militants in the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) zone on July 16 and July 17, according to the National Police`s press service.Three of them were wounded in the town of Maryinka, and one in the town of Avdiyivka, it said.The two wounded are women (64 and 35 years old) and two men (67 and...

    Ukraine to join world customs data exchange system
    Jul18

    Ukraine to join world customs data exchange system

    The State Fiscal Service of Ukraine (SFSU) and the World Customs Organization (WCO) have agreed on Ukraine joining the international electronic data exchange system between customs agencies, according to the Ukrainian agency`s press service.”We`ve agreed that the SFSU and the WCO will sign a document that will provide Ukraine access to the...

    Bloomberg: Revived death penalty in Turkey would end EU talks, Germany says
    Jul18

    Bloomberg: Revived death penalty in Turkey would end EU talks, Germany says

    Germany warned Turkey that reinstating the death penalty after the coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan would end his country`s bid to join the European Union, according to Bloomberg.”A country that has the death penalty cannot be a member of the European Union – and the introduction of the death penalty in Turkey would mean the...

    Ukraine, Israel to hold third round of free trade talks soon
    Jul18

    Ukraine, Israel to hold third round of free trade talks soon

    Ukrainian Trade Representative Nataliya Mykolska has announced Ukraine and Israel will hold a third round of talks within the week on the creation of a free trade zone.”We`ve had a new meeting with Israel`s Ambassador Eliav Belotserkovsky. We mainly touched upon what specific steps could be taken right now to boost bilateral trade. In a week,...

    Reuters: Six dead, eight wounded after Kazakh shootings – hospital source
    Jul18

    Reuters: Six dead, eight wounded after Kazakh shootings – hospital source

    At least six people have been killed and eight wounded in attacks on police by suspected Islamist militants in Almaty on Monday, a source at the Kazakh city`s emergency aid hospital told Reuters.The source said there were four policemen and one civilian among the dead, as well as one suspected attacker. The Interior Ministry had earlier put the...

    Ukraine PM calls decision to impose moratorium on increasing utility tariffs ”dead end”
    Jul18

    Ukraine PM calls decision to impose moratorium on increasing utility tariffs ”dead end”

    Ukraine`s Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has called the decision on the moratorium on increasing utility tariffs, and possible compensation for differences in rates by means of local budgets, a ”dead-end”.The decision was made by some local authorities, including those in Kyiv.”Each of you, if possible, can use the national gas transmission...

    Ukrainians vote for Kyiv`s international airport to be renamed after hetman
    Jul18

    Ukrainians vote for Kyiv`s international airport to be renamed after hetman

    Voting on renaming Boryspil, Kyiv`s international airport, has ended.A majority of participants have voted for the airport to be renamed after Ukrainian hetman Ivan Mazepa, the Infrastructure Ministry reported on its website.The hetman`s name received 12,800 votes, while 9,297 votes went to aircraft designer Igor Sikorsky. The third most-popular...

    EU to decide on visa-free regime for Ukraine this fall, journalist tweets
    Jul18

    EU to decide on visa-free regime for Ukraine this fall, journalist tweets

    European Union ambassadors will decide on whether to enact a visa-free regime for Ukraine and Georgia in the fall of 2016, RFE/RL`s correspondent Rikard Jozwiak tweeted.The last meeting of the EU ambassadors will be held on Wednesday, July 20, before the holidays, according to Jozwiak.The ambassadors will only discuss the issue of a suspension...

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