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    Ukraine, Eurojust sign Agreement on Cooperation
    Jun28

    Ukraine, Eurojust sign Agreement on Cooperation

    In the framework of the working visit of President Petro Poroshenko to the EU institutions, the Agreement on Cooperation between Ukraine and the European Organization for Justice (Eurojust) was signed, according to the Ukrainian President`s press service.The document was signed by Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko and President of...

    Militants mortar Ukrainian positions in ATO zone
    Jun28

    Militants mortar Ukrainian positions in ATO zone

    Shelling of positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in Donbas by the Russian occupation forces is continuing. 71 attacks were recorded in last day, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation.”In Mariupol direction, there were 46 attacks, 19 in the Donetsk direction and another six – in the Luhansk direction,” the ATO press...

    Poroshenko signs Constitutional amendments on judiciary
    Jun28

    Poroshenko signs Constitutional amendments on judiciary

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the law on amendments to the Constitution regarding the judiciary.The law will be published tomorrow, June 29, according to an UNIAN correspondent reporting from the Verkhvona Rada`s session hall where a solemn meeting on the occasion of Constitution Day was held, attended by the Ukrainian...

    Ukraine celebrating 20th anniversary of Constitution
    Jun28

    Ukraine celebrating 20th anniversary of Constitution

    Today, 28 June, the Ukrainians celebrate the 20th anniversary of the moment when the country`s current Constitution came into force.Constitution Day is a public holiday, therefore June 28 is an official day-off in Ukraine.The country`s main law was adopted by the Verkhovna Rada overnight June 28, 1996 – on the fifth year after the proclamation of...

    New EU policy document calls Russia ”strategic challenge”
    Jun28

    New EU policy document calls Russia ”strategic challenge”

    A new European Union policy document describes Russia as ”a key strategic challenge,” wording that constitutes a compromise between member states that are more hawkish toward Moscow and those resisting an escalation of rhetoric, RFE/RL reports.The document, which is set to be endorsed at a June 28 summit of leaders, was produced by the bloc`s...

    Poroshenko expects positive messages on sanctions against Russia at EU summit
    Jun28

    Poroshenko expects positive messages on sanctions against Russia at EU summit

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko expects positive messages about anti-Russian sanctions to come during the EU summit to be held June 28-29, the president told the reporters in Brussels following his meeting with the EU leadership June 27, the press service of the Head of State reported.”Today we discussed in detail the issue of sanctions....

    Brexit to have no effect on EU readiness towards visa-free regime with Ukraine – Schultz
    Jun27

    Brexit to have no effect on EU readiness towards visa-free regime with Ukraine – Schultz

    European Parliament President Martin Schulz stated that the procedures related to UK exit from the EU will not affect the European Parliament`s willingness to introduce a visa-free regime with Ukraine, the Ukrainian president`s press service reported.The relevant statement Schulz made while meeting Ukraine`s President Petro Poroshenko in...

    Ukraine Prosecutor General dismisses prosecutor of Mykolaiv region
    Jun27

    Ukraine Prosecutor General dismisses prosecutor of Mykolaiv region

    Ukraine`s Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko has dismissed Mykolaiv region prosecutor Viacheslav Kryvoviaz, the press service of the Prosecutor General`s Office of Ukraine (PGO) reported.”Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko has dismissed Mykolaiv region prosecutor Viacheslav Kryvoviaz having issued the relevant order dated June 24, 2016,”...

    Israel, Turkey restore ties in deal spurred by energy prospects
    Jun27

    Israel, Turkey restore ties in deal spurred by energy prospects

    Israel and Turkey announced on Monday they would normalize ties after a six-year rupture, a rare rapprochement in the divided Middle East driven by the prospect of lucrative Mediterranean gas deals as well as mutual fears over growing security risks, Reuters reported.Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said the two countries would exchange...

    Erdogan apologises to Putin over warplane shooting
    Jun27

    Erdogan apologises to Putin over warplane shooting

    Turkey`s president has apologized for the downing of a Russian warplane, the Kremlin said on Monday.According to a statement published on the Kremlin`s website, Turkey`s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent a message to the Russian president expressing his interest ”in settling the situation concerning the downing of a Russian military aircraft”...

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