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    Poroshenko submits bill cancelling Ukraine’s non-bloc status
    Dec19

    Poroshenko submits bill cancelling Ukraine’s non-bloc status

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has submitted for consideration by the Verkhovna Rada a draft law introducing amendments to certain laws of Ukraine on Ukraine’s refusal to implement non-alignment policy, the presidential press service has reported. “The non-aligned status of Ukraine, which was secured in the law of Ukraine on...

    Statement by the US President on the Ukraine Freedom Support Act
    Dec19

    Statement by the US President on the Ukraine Freedom Support Act

    Today, I have signed H.R. 5859, the Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014, into law. Signing this legislation does not signal a change in the Administration’s sanctions policy, which we have carefully calibrated in accordance with developments on the ground and coordinated with our allies and partners.  At this time, the Administration does not...

    Poroshenko to create constitutional commission on decentralization next week
    Dec18

    Poroshenko to create constitutional commission on decentralization next week

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has stressed the importance for Ukraine of the Polish experience on the decentralization of power and announced his intention to initiate the establishment of a constitutional commission for the introduction of constitutional amendments on the decentralization of power. He said this at a meeting with the...

    China decides to help Ukraine under UN auspices
    Dec18

    China decides to help Ukraine under UN auspices

    China is willing to contribute to help Ukraine under the UN auspices. Ambassador of China to Ukraine Zhang Xiyun said during a meeting with Verkhovna Rada Chairman Volodymyr Hroisman. “Together with the President, government and parliament of Ukraine, we are ready to develop relations in various fields and areas, so that this cooperation...

    National Security and Defense Council to meet on Saturday – Tseholko
    Dec18

    National Security and Defense Council to meet on Saturday – Tseholko

    A meeting of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) will be held on Saturday, December 20. Ukrainian presidential press secretary Sviatoslav Tseholko told this to journalists in Lublin on Thursday, an Ukrinform correspondent in Poland reported. “The president meant that a preparatory meeting for the NSDC meeting will be...

    Russian special services kidnap Ukrainian prosecutor in Crimea
    Dec18

    Russian special services kidnap Ukrainian prosecutor in Crimea

    Russian special services have kidnapped in Crimea an employee of the Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office, accusing him of terrorism, the public and media liaisons department of the Prosecutor General’s Office has told Ukrinform. “An employee of the Prosecutor General’s Office, who FSB agents accused of committing a...

    Savchenko will not stop hunger strike after December 22 – lawyer
    Dec18

    Savchenko will not stop hunger strike after December 22 – lawyer

    In the near future, Ukrainian aviatrix Nadia Savchenko, imprisoned in Russia for political reasons, will not stop the hunger strike next week too. Pilot’s lawyer Mark Feigin wrote on Twitter, Ukrinform reports. “Nadia Savchenko said this morning that she is not going to stop the hunger strike also after December 22,” a statement...

    Drone explosion kills volunteer in Lviv region
    Dec18

    Drone explosion kills volunteer in Lviv region

    A volunteer from Kyiv region has been killed after an unmanned aerial vehicle exploded at the Yavoriv firing ground in Lviv region early on Thursday, the Western Regional Media Center of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry has told an Ukrinform correspondent. “The drone exploded during its demonstration at the Yavoriv firing ground at around...

    Akhmetov’s humanitarian aid will be marked with sticker “not for sale”
    Dec18

    Akhmetov’s humanitarian aid will be marked with sticker “not for sale”

    All products, delivered to Donetsk within the frames of the humanitarian aid from Rinat Akhmetov’s foundation, will be marked with a sticker “not for sale.” Communications director of the SCM company Natalia Yemchenko wrote on her Facebook page. “Since today, we reached our destination, Donetsk, and start to mark the contents of packages...

    Denmark ratifies EU-Ukraine Association Agreement
    Dec18

    Denmark ratifies EU-Ukraine Association Agreement

    Denmark has ratified the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union. Danish Foreign Minister Martin Lidegaard wrote this on his Twitter page on Thursday. “I’m very happy that Denmark has just ratified the EU Association Agreements with Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia. This is an important step towards closer...

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