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    Poroshenko: Even unpopular measures to be used to bring peace to Donbas
    Apr06

    Poroshenko: Even unpopular measures to be used to bring peace to Donbas

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says peace in Donbas will be ensured even if steps to be taken become unpopular with Ukrainian society.”We will ensure peace in Donbas, even if we have to use some steps that are unpopular with Ukrainian society,” Poroshenko said at the Japan National Press Club on Wednesday.According to him, Ukraine has been...

    EU should consider refugee deals with North African states: German minister
    Apr06

    EU should consider refugee deals with North African states: German minister

    The European Union should consider coming to refugee agreements with North African states along the lines of a deal it has already reached with Turkey, Germany`s interior minister said on Tuesday, according to Reuters.”We will have to hold discussions with North African states on models similar to the one we have set up with Turkey,” Thomas de...

    Insolvent Khreschatyk Bank`s depositors to get nearly UAH 3 bln in compensation
    Apr06

    Insolvent Khreschatyk Bank`s depositors to get nearly UAH 3 bln in compensation

    Managing Director of the Individuals` Deposit Guarantee Fund Andriy Olenchyk says that the Fund estimates the amount of compensation to be paid to depositors of Kyiv`s insolvent Khreschatyk Bank at UAH 2.8 billion.The Fund will begin repayments no later than on the 20th working day after provisional administration has been introduced at the bank,...

    South Africa: Zuma survives impeachment vote
    Apr06

    South Africa: Zuma survives impeachment vote

    South African lawmakers on Tuesday voted 233 to 143 against a motion to impeach ruling President Jacob Zuma. Amidst shouts of ”Zuma must go,” the parliament`s deputy speaker Lechesa Tsenoli dismissed the motion, according to Deutsche Welle.The heated parliamentary debate came after the country`s Constitutional Court passed a judgment saying that...

    Poroshenko says use of offshore accounts should be impossible in Ukraine
    Apr06

    Poroshenko says use of offshore accounts should be impossible in Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he wants to make it impossible to use offshore accounts in Ukraine, according to news portal 112.ua.”I plan to introduce a reform that will make it impossible to use offshore accounts in Ukraine,” he said at the Japan National Press Club on Wednesday, 112.ua wrote.Commenting on the Panama Papers leak, the...

    Poroshenko rules out use of force for de-occupation of Crimea
    Apr06

    Poroshenko rules out use of force for de-occupation of Crimea

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that an effective mechanism for the global coordination of efforts can help to find a solution to the ”Crimean problem,” according to an UaPosition correspondent.”In any case, when there is a certain international conflict, it is impossible to solve it by military forces, because this could lead to...

    Ukraine approves rules of organic livestock production
    Apr06

    Ukraine approves rules of organic livestock production

    Ukraine`s Cabinet of Ministers has approved rules of organic livestock production, which regulate the technological process of organic farming, including requirements for raising animals, the use of fodder, prevention and treatment of diseases, etc., according to a posting on the government`s website referring to corresponding resolution No. 241...

    Erdogan calls for revoking terror supporters` citizenship
    Apr06

    Erdogan calls for revoking terror supporters` citizenship

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for considering steps to strip citizenship of terrorist organization supporters, according to Anadolu Agency.In remarks made during a meeting with Turkish attorneys at the presidential complex in the capital Ankara to mark the Lawyers` Day Tuesday, Erdogan said there is a need to annihilate...

    Death penalty 2015: Facts and figures – Amnesty International
    Apr06

    Death penalty 2015: Facts and figures – Amnesty International

    At least 1,634 people were executed in 25 countries in 2015, Amnesty International has reported.This represents a stark increase on the number of executions recorded in 2014 of more than 50%; in 2014 Amnesty International recorded 1,061 executions in 22 countries worldwide.This is the highest number of executions recorded in more than 25 years...

    Savchenko begins `dry` hunger strike
    Apr06

    Savchenko begins `dry` hunger strike

    Ukrainian pilot, MP and member of the Ukrainian delegation to PACE Nadia Savchenko, who has been sentenced by a Russian court to 22 years in prison, resumed hunger strike, refusing to consume both food and water. Savchenko`s lawyer, Mark Feygin, said on April 6 that his client`s demand was ”her immediate return to Ukraine.” As UaPosition reported...

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