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    Ukraine counts savings due to ProZorro e-procurement system
    Jun02

    Ukraine counts savings due to ProZorro e-procurement system

    Ukrainian Minister of Economic Development and Trade Stepan Kubiv says the state has saved about UAH 1.5 billion during 14 months since the introduction of the ProZorro e-procurement system.”We have managed to save about UAH 1.5 billion during 14 months since the introduction of the ProZorro e-procurement system. More than 100,000 tenders have...

    Savchenko comments on her possible participation in Minsk talks
    Jun02

    Savchenko comments on her possible participation in Minsk talks

    MP from the Batkivschyna Party Nadia Savchenko has commented on media reports that she may go to Minsk to participate in talks on prisoner swaps, according to the Ukrainian newspaper Den (Day).”There have been some reports that I will go to Minsk. As far as I know, the Minsk agreements belong to the authority of the state apparatus of the leaders...

    German MPs recognize Armenian `genocide` amid Turkish fury – BBC
    Jun02

    German MPs recognize Armenian `genocide` amid Turkish fury – BBC

    The German parliament has approved a resolution declaring that the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks during World War One was a ”genocide,” according to the BBC.Turkey is bitterly opposed to the Bundestag (lower house) resolution, and has warned that it could hurt ties, the BBC reports.Armenians say up to 1.5 million of their people died...

    Rada chairman suggests public access to parliament
    Jun02

    Rada chairman suggests public access to parliament

    Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine`s parliament, Andriy Parubiy suggests that citizens be allowed as part of ongoing reform of the Rada to attend parliament meetings, according to the Novoe Vremia weekly.”I will suggest that everyone could have access to the Ukrainian parliament the same way it is common practice in many European countries,”...

    Turchynov mocks Putin`s National Guards
    Jun02

    Turchynov mocks Putin`s National Guards

    Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov has called the National Guards of the Russian Federation a parody, which was created to destroy freedom and democracy, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”The Guard means the best, and the Ukrainian National Guardsmen carry their flag with dignity,”...

    Russia partially relaxes food embargo
    Jun02

    Russia partially relaxes food embargo

    The Russian government has decided to relax the food embargo introduced against Western countries and allow the import of beef and poultry, fresh and dried vegetables used for baby food production, according to the BBC Russian news service.”The Russian Ministry of Agriculture should confirm the targeted use of products that are imported,...

    Turchynov unveils losses of National Guard in Donbas war
    Jun02

    Turchynov unveils losses of National Guard in Donbas war

    Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov says that 177 soldiers of the National Guard of Ukraine have been killed and 737 have been wounded during the Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donbas, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”It is the guardsmen who first met the enemy and stopped its advancement...

    Ukraine to pay UAH 29 mln from budget to victims of Maidan events
    Jun02

    Ukraine to pay UAH 29 mln from budget to victims of Maidan events

    Ukraine`s government has decided to allocate UAH 29 million for support of victims and families of those who were killed during the Revolution of Dignity in Ukraine in 2013-2014, according to an UNIAN correspondent.The funds will be taken from the reserve fund of the national budget. It is planned to pay UAH 13.8 million in financial aid to 167...

    Rada adopts presidential law on judicial system, status of judges
    Jun02

    Rada adopts presidential law on judicial system, status of judges

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Thursday adopted a presidential law ”On the Judicial System and Status of Judges,” according to an UNIAN correspondent.Relevant law No. 4734 was supported by 281 MPs out of 381 registered in the session hall.In particular, 128 MPs from the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko faction voted ”for” this decision, as well as 78...

    Casualties, damage following heavy rains in southern Germany – DW
    Jun02

    Casualties, damage following heavy rains in southern Germany – DW

    Several people have died in flooding after heavy rains inundated southern Bavaria. Around 250 children trapped in a school in the market town of Triftern were finally able to go home, Deutsche Welle has reported.Flooding in Lower Bavaria killed three people in the town of Simbach am Inn, Michael Fahmuller of the district council of Rottal-Inn...

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