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    EU to provide financial aid for public service reform before year-end – Hahn
    Jul11

    EU to provide financial aid for public service reform before year-end – Hahn

    The European Union before the end of 2016 is ready to provide financial assistance in support of public service reform in Ukraine, Johannes Hahn, the Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, said during a meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, the Ukrainian Government`s press service...

    Foreign Ministry elaborates on Donbas security road map announced by Poroshenko
    Jul11

    Foreign Ministry elaborates on Donbas security road map announced by Poroshenko

    Ukraine`s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said that the logic of the ”road map” for the implementation of the Minsk agreements lies in the need to clearly define the sequence of steps on security issues, an UNIAN correspondent reported from Klimkin`s joint briefing in Kyiv with European Commissioner on European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement...

    Brexit aftermath: Cameron to resign Wednesday
    Jul11

    Brexit aftermath: Cameron to resign Wednesday

    UK Prime Minister David Cameron will resign on Wednesday, July 13, handing the keys to No 10 to Theresa May, The Guardian reported.Cameron supported Theresa May in a Monday statement saying ”she`s more than able to provide the leadership the country is going to need in the years ahead and she will have my full support,” according to The...

    Hostile locals in occupied Horlivka confront OSCE monitors
    Jul11

    Hostile locals in occupied Horlivka confront OSCE monitors

    Nearly 20 agitated residents of the militant-occupied Horlivka in Donbas attacked an OSCE special monitoring mission patrol, demanding that officials ”stop the shelling and help the people.”At first, the locals attempted to engage in a conversation with one of the monitors, but failed to reach an understanding due to language barriers.As the...

    Ukraine`s embargo on Russian goods to remain through 2017
    Jul11

    Ukraine`s embargo on Russian goods to remain through 2017

    Ukraine`s decision to prolong an embargo on Russian products, in response to new limitations introduced by Russia, came into force on July 11, 2016.A Cabinet resolution about the embargo was posted on the Ukrainian government`s website.”The resolution is to become effective as of the day of its publication,” the document said.As UNIAN reported,...

    Survey: Indian firms best, China worst on transparency – Associated Press
    Jul11

    Survey: Indian firms best, China worst on transparency – Associated Press

    India has the most transparent companies while Chinese firms are the most opaque, according to a global watchdog`s survey released Monday that assesses the efforts of companies in emerging markets to fight corruption.Transparency International said the report`s findings were ”pathetic” and highlighted the urgent need for big multinational...

    ”Amber dealers” rake in profits equal to country`s military budget – Prosecutor General
    Jul11

    ”Amber dealers” rake in profits equal to country`s military budget – Prosecutor General

    Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko says annual profits from the illegal mining of amber in Ukraine equals the value of the country`s military budget.”According to preliminary estimates, the annual earnings of amber dealers can reach the amount equal to the country`s expenses on its military budget needs. Amber deposits can be found...

    More protesters arrested, police say Dallas sniper plotted bigger assault – Reuters
    Jul11

    More protesters arrested, police say Dallas sniper plotted bigger assault – Reuters

    The U.S. military veteran who fatally shot five Dallas police officers last week was plotting a larger assault, authorities said, disclosing how he had taunted negotiators and written on a wall in his own blood before being killed, Reuters reported. Protests against U.S. police tactics continued for a third straight day on Sunday, with scores...

    Commissioner Hahn reveals major obstacle for foreign investors interested in Ukraine
    Jul11

    Commissioner Hahn reveals major obstacle for foreign investors interested in Ukraine

    EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn says corruption may become the major obstacle for investors seeking to enter the Ukrainian market.Yet, the Ukrainian market can potentially hold great interest for global investors, Hahn told reporters during a press briefing in Kyiv.He recalled that last...

    Three Russian fighters captured amid skirmish near Troyitske in Donbas
    Jul11

    Three Russian fighters captured amid skirmish near Troyitske in Donbas

    Ukrainian soldiers participating in the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) in eastern Ukraine have captured three Russian fighters during a skirmish near the village of Troyitske, and one of the Russians has reportedly died after being wounded, according to the press center of the ATO headquarters.”In the early hours of July 11, an enemy sabotage and...

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