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    Head of Ukraine`s Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office faces corruption charges in case of Party of Regions` ”black accounts”
    Dec14

    Head of Ukraine`s Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office faces corruption charges in case of Party of Regions` ”black accounts”

    Head of the Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office Nazar Kholodnitskiy has signed a suspicion notice against the Chairman of the Central Election Commission, Mykhailo Okhendovskiy, ZN.UA reported citing an informed source. The detectives plan to hand the suspicion notice over to the official in Boryspil airport, upon his arrival from...

    Russian opposition leader Navalny announces he will seek Russian presidency
    Dec14

    Russian opposition leader Navalny announces he will seek Russian presidency

    Prominent Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny has announced that he will run for president in an election due to be held in March 2018, according to Radio Liberty. ”I will participate in the fight for the post of president of Russia,” Navalny said in a videotaped statement posted on a new campaign website on December 13, RFE/RL wrote. The...

    Dutch foreign minister says no deal yet on Ukraine-EU agreement
    Dec14

    Dutch foreign minister says no deal yet on Ukraine-EU agreement

    The cabinet has not yet reached agreement with other EU states on a separate declaration to take away Dutch objections to the EU treaty with Ukraine, foreign minister Bert Koenders told parliament on Tuesday, according to Dutch News. On Monday, opposition MPs asked Koenders and Rutte to publish the concept agreement so that MPs can discuss it...

    Shavkat Mirziyoyev assumes office of President of Uzbekistan
    Dec14

    Shavkat Mirziyoyev assumes office of President of Uzbekistan

    President-elect of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev took an oath and assumed the office of the President of Uzbekistan on December 14, 2016, according to UzDaily. Ceremony of inauguration of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev was held in Tashkent within a joint session of the Legislative Chamber and Senate of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan,...

    EP, EU Council reach deal on visa liberalisation with Georgia
    Dec14

    EP, EU Council reach deal on visa liberalisation with Georgia

    ”Good news:we reached a deal wt the EUCouncil @eu2016sk for visa liberalisation wt Georgia! Shared commitment to deliver asap!” the EU visa liberalization rapporteur, Mariya Gabriel, tweeted Tuesday. This week, the governing institutions of the European Union are expected to agree on a draft legislative decision on a visa waiver for the citizens...

    Ukraine`s Parliament may exclude Savchenko from delegation to PACE
    Dec13

    Ukraine`s Parliament may exclude Savchenko from delegation to PACE

    The position of People`s Deputy Nadia Savchenko has not gone unnoticed in the PACE. There are many questions to Savchenko in this regard, MP Leonid Yemets, member of the Ukrainian delegation to the PACE, wrote on Facebook. ”The position of our colleague Savchenko has not gone unnoticed. There are plenty of questions,” Yemets wrote. At the same...

    Trump`s advisor Carter Page on Moscow visit says fate of Russia sanctions unclear
    Dec13

    Trump`s advisor Carter Page on Moscow visit says fate of Russia sanctions unclear

    Advisor to Donald Trump campaign Carter Page during his visit to Moscow said it was too early to talk about the fate of the anti-Russian sanctions, RIA Novosti reports. Answering a reporter`s question on the fate of the Western sanctions against the Russian Federation, Mr Page has told a press conference he believes it is too early to talk about...

    Nadiia Savchenko left Batkivschyna in October – Savchenko`s sister
    Dec13

    Nadiia Savchenko left Batkivschyna in October – Savchenko`s sister

    Member of Parliament Nadiia Savchenko left Yulia Tymoshenko`s Batkivschyna party in October, according to her sister Vira Savchenko. ”When Nadiia was going to court hearings on Karpiuk and Klykh [in Russia on October 26], she wrote a statement to withdraw from the party. But the party has started talking about that only now. Why is that?)” Vira...

    Donald Trump has chosen ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be secretary of state
    Dec13

    Donald Trump has chosen ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be secretary of state

    President-elect Donald Trump has chosen ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be secretary of state, CBS News reported. Mr. Trump`s decision was announced by his transition team Tuesday morning, according to CBS News. ”As Secretary of State, he will be a forceful and clear-eyed advocate for America`s vital national interests, and help reverse years of...

    Nadiia Savchenko abandons Tymoshenko`s Batkivschyna party
    Dec13

    Nadiia Savchenko abandons Tymoshenko`s Batkivschyna party

    Member of Parliament Nadiia Savchenko has left Yulia Tymoshenko`s Batkivschyna party, MP from the party Ivan Krulko told UNIAN. ”Yes, I confirm this,” he said, providing no other details. Savchenko`s press service neither confirmed nor denied this information yet. She was earlier reported to have secretly visited Minsk on December 7. There she...

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