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    Ukraine may get IMF funds in two parts: economic adviser Miklos
    Jun16

    Ukraine may get IMF funds in two parts: economic adviser Miklos

    Ukraine`s fiscal and balance of payments pressures should ease if the country receives at least $1 billion worth of International Monetary Fund support this year as it gets its reform efforts back on track, the Ukrainian government`s top economic adviser said, according to Reuters.Ivan Miklos, senior economic adviser to new Prime Minister...

    After Marseille Europe can understand Russian hybrid methods used in Ukraine – military expert
    Jun16

    After Marseille Europe can understand Russian hybrid methods used in Ukraine – military expert

    Ukraine Today sits with Ukrainian military expert Mykhailo Samus to discuss possible links between Moscow`s shady tactics and recent clashes of football fans in France.”When Ukrainian police tried to find the persons responsible for the explosions in Odessa or Kharkiv, the majority of these guys were connected to the Russian secret services....

    Economic sanctions against Russia to be extended before EU summit – Tusk
    Jun16

    Economic sanctions against Russia to be extended before EU summit – Tusk

    The European Union will extend economic sanctions against the Russian Federation even before the start of the Summit of EU leaders, says President of the European Council Donald Tusk, Europeiska Pravda reported.”I think that today the situation is very clear …  we need to link the sanctions against Russia with the completing the Minsk...

    Sarcozy says Russia should lift sanctions first
    Jun16

    Sarcozy says Russia should lift sanctions first

    Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to take the first step in lifting sanctions by starting to remove retributive barriers Russia imposed against food imports from the European Union, according to Bloomberg.”I told Putin to make this offer — there`s no risk in being the first to make a gesture of...

    Prozorro helps save UAH 217 mln of budget funds
    Jun16

    Prozorro helps save UAH 217 mln of budget funds

    Cost savings due to a Prozorro electronic public procurement system in May amounted to UAH 217 million with 16,400 tenders held, according to the system`s website.The number of organizers of trading in May was 2,900, with the average number of bidders at 2.48.The rating of customers in May was topped by the Kyiv City State Administration with...

    Switzerland withdraws application to join EU
    Jun16

    Switzerland withdraws application to join EU

    The Swiss parliament on Wednesday voted to officially withdraw the country`s dormant application to join the European Union, according to POLITICO.Following a vote in the lower house, the government will now tell the EU to ”consider [the application] as withdrawn,” Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter was quoted as saying by the Neue Zurcher...

    Russian spy with fake identity revealed in Spain
    Jun16

    Russian spy with fake identity revealed in Spain

    For the first time since the Cold War, Spain uncovered a Russian ”illegal” – a spy who had infiltrated the country 20 years ago under a fake identity, Politico reported in its piece titled ”The Spanish Story of a Russian Spy.” A Moscow spy has worked for two decades under a carefully constructed ”legend” – a false identity, complete with a fake...

    Ukraine makes another step toward air travel liberalization with EU
    Jun16

    Ukraine makes another step toward air travel liberalization with EU

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has ratified air travel agreements with Greece, Cyprus and Poland. As stated in explanatory notes to the documents, the adoption and signing of the agreements with Greece and Cyprus took place within the framework of Ukraine`s participation in the Convention on International Civil Aviation, also known as the Chicago...

    Private land owners lodge claim with ECHR against farmland sale ban in Ukraine
    Jun16

    Private land owners lodge claim with ECHR against farmland sale ban in Ukraine

    The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has started considering claims filed by individual owners of privatized plots of farmland in Ukraine in connection with the impossibility to buy or sell their property due to the moratorium on farmland sale, according to the Ukraine`s Agrarian Union`s press service.”Owners of privatized plots of farmland...

    New gas pipeline connecting Ukraine and Poland to be launched in 2020
    Jun16

    New gas pipeline connecting Ukraine and Poland to be launched in 2020

    A new gas pipeline connecting Ukraine and Poland is to be commissioned no later than 2020, Ukrtransgaz spokesperson Maksym Beliavskiy wrote on Facebook. As reported, the tube is to stretch from Ukrainian-Polish border to Bilche–Volytsko–Ugerske underground gas storage, which is located in Lviv region.Both Ukrainian and Polish engineers have...

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