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    Poroshenko says decisive ”weeks or even days” ahead in visa liberalization issue for Ukraine
    Jun30

    Poroshenko says decisive ”weeks or even days” ahead in visa liberalization issue for Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says about the decisive weeks or even days in the introduction of the EU visa regime for Ukraine.Speaking at a joint press conference with Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev in Sofia, Poroshenko thanked him for Bulgaria`s strong support in the introduction of the EU visa-free regime for Ukraine.”Now, in the...

    Ukraine not to discuss changes to Association Agreement with EU – Klimkin
    Jun30

    Ukraine not to discuss changes to Association Agreement with EU – Klimkin

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin says Ukraine is not going to discuss changes to its Association Agreement with the European Union anytime soon, Lb.ua reports.”As for the talk regarding the amendments to the text of the Agreement, we do not engage [in such talk] and do not intend to. These changes are impossible without our consent and...

    U.S.-led strikes pound Islamic State in Iraq, kill 250 fighters – Reuters
    Jun30

    U.S.-led strikes pound Islamic State in Iraq, kill 250 fighters – Reuters

    U.S.-led coalition aircraft waged a series of deadly strikes against Islamic State around the city of Falluja on Wednesday, U.S. officials told Reuters, with one citing a preliminary estimate of at least 250 suspected fighters killed and at least 40 vehicles destroyed.If the figures are confirmed, the strikes would be among the most deadly ever...

    Cabinet expects to adopt Electricity Market Law in autumn
    Jun30

    Cabinet expects to adopt Electricity Market Law in autumn

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine expects that the Electricity Market Law, a project of which is currently being discussed, will be finally adopted in autumn this year, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said during the Energy Forum in Kyiv.”The Electricity Market Law – we hope that the Verkhovna Rada will adopt it in autumn. This is...

    Ukraine`s Chief Sanitary Doctor arrested for bribery, plundering budget – Avakov
    Jun30

    Ukraine`s Chief Sanitary Doctor arrested for bribery, plundering budget – Avakov

    Chief Sanitary Doctor of Ukraine Sviatoslav Protas and head of the Sanitary Service Department Oleksandr Chepurniy have been detained, while another 19 regional chief sanitary doctors are being interrogated, Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov wrote on Facebook.”Chief Sanitary Doctor of Ukraine Sviatoslav Protas and head of the Sanitary...

    Cabinet to draft bill on turnover of agricultural land before July 10
    Jun30

    Cabinet to draft bill on turnover of agricultural land before July 10

    The Cabinet of Ministers will finalize the draft law on turnover of agricultural land before July 10, 2016, Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food Taras Kutovyi said at a business conference Thursday.”I will not be very optimistic, but I hope that next week we will post it on the website of the Ministry,” Kutoviy said.He stressed that the draft law...

    Naftogaz to start importing gas to pump into USFs in July – Kobolev
    Jun30

    Naftogaz to start importing gas to pump into USFs in July – Kobolev

    NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine is going to significantly increase the import purchases of gas to be pumped into underground storage facilities (USFs) in the first ten days of July for the passage of the upcoming heating season, Naftogaz CEO Andriy Kobolev told reporters during an Energy conference Thursday.”We`re planning to resume gas imports in July....

    Michael Gove enters Conservative race
    Jun30

    Michael Gove enters Conservative race

    British Justice Secretary Michael Gove is to run to be the next Conservative Party leader and UK prime minister, according to BBC News.Mr. Gove, a prominent figure in the Brexit campaign, had been expected to support Boris Johnson`s candidacy, BBC News reports.He said he was standing because he had come ”to the conclusion that Boris cannot...

    Turkey increases period of visa-free stay for citizens of Ukraine
    Jun30

    Turkey increases period of visa-free stay for citizens of Ukraine

    The Turkish authorities have increased the period of visa-free stay for the citizens of Ukraine.The decision taken by the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkey to increase the period of visa-free stay for the citizens of Ukraine on the territory of Turkey from 60 to 90 days was published in the official government newspaper Resmi Gazete, Anadolu...

    Ukraine should abandon commodity-based economy, create conditions for investment – Groysman
    Jun30

    Ukraine should abandon commodity-based economy, create conditions for investment – Groysman

    Ukraine has to move away from commodity-based economy and create the conditions necessary to attract investment, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said during the Energy conference in Kyiv.”Ukraine has to move away from commodity-based economy. We are not chasing the volumes of investment but we are interested in the investments to be...

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