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    Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine reacted on journalists’ investigation about President`s Spanish villa
    Nov29

    Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine reacted on journalists’ investigation about President`s Spanish villa

    National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine has changed its position on whether President Petro Poroshenko should have declared ownership of a Spanish seaside villa, raising questions about the state agency`s independence from the presidential administration, RFE/RL reports. Poroshenko`s ownership of the multimillion-dollar luxury villa...

    Norway resumes high-level trade talks with Russia after two-year break
    Nov29

    Norway resumes high-level trade talks with Russia after two-year break

    Norway has resumed high-level talks with Russia on trade and economic cooperation that were broken off after Moscow annexed Crimea in 2014, according to Reuters. ”This is the first time Norway and Russia hold bilateral meetings at the ministerial level since 2014,” the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries said in a statement on...

    Public procurement reform: Savings due to Prozorro e-procurement system exceed UAH 7 bln
    Nov29

    Public procurement reform: Savings due to Prozorro e-procurement system exceed UAH 7 bln

    The average savings in tenders was at 13%, while the average number of bidders was 2.5 for each tender. Budget savings due to the use of the system of electronic public procurement Prozorro, extended to all state customers from August 1, was UAH 7.03 billion as of November 28. Relevant information was published in Prozorro business analytics...

    Lutsenko: Azarov next to be charged with high treason
    Nov28

    Lutsenko: Azarov next to be charged with high treason

    Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko does not rule out that former Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov may soon be served with charges of high treason and encroachment on Ukraine`s territorial integrity and inviolability, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”I do not rule out that former Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov will be...

    Yanukovych`s testimony void, he was caught lying many times – prosecutor
    Nov28

    Yanukovych`s testimony void, he was caught lying many times – prosecutor

    Prosecution was not satisfied with the fact that, given the limited time of the interrogation, it was unable to ask Yanukovych most questions. PGO prosecutor Oleksiy Donskoy said that the questioning of ex-president Viktor Yanukovych has shown that his testimony was void and that he had lied repeatedly, an UNIAN correspondent reported from a...

    Liquidation of bank belonging to Yanukovych`s son extended until 2020
    Nov28

    Liquidation of bank belonging to Yanukovych`s son extended until 2020

    Ukraine`s Deposit Guarantee Fund has extended the period of the liquidation of National Bank for Development (VBR) belonging to Oleksandr Yanukovych, the son of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, until 2020, according to a posting on the Fund`s website. The Fund also prolonged the authority of the bank`s liquidator, Serhiy Mykhno. As...

    Fillon wins France presidential primary
    Nov28

    Fillon wins France presidential primary

    Francois Fillon is to be the conservative candidate in next year`s French presidential election after his rival Alain Juppe admitted defeat, according to the BBC. With virtually all the results counted, Mr. Fillon won Sunday`s run-off with nearly 67% of the vote, the BBC wrote. He is likely to face a Socialist candidate and the far-right`s Marine...

    Trump, Obama have been `talking regularly` – Trump`s aide
    Nov28

    Trump, Obama have been `talking regularly` – Trump`s aide

    President-elect Donald Trump and President Barack Obama have been in regular communication, a top Trump aide said Sunday, according to CNN. Asked on NBC`s ”Meet the Press” about who Trump was consulting on Cuba policy, senior adviser Kellyanne Conway replied: ”He`s even been talking to President Obama. You know, beyond the sit-down they had 30...

    Reuters: High turnout as French conservatives choose candidate to battle far-right for presidency
    Nov28

    Reuters: High turnout as French conservatives choose candidate to battle far-right for presidency

    Two former prime ministers went head-to-head on Sunday in a runoff vote for France`s center-right presidential nomination, with the victor expected to face a showdown against a resurgent far-right in May, Reuters reported. The winner, either Francois Fillon or Alain Juppe, will most likely represent the entire French political mainstream against...

    Spain puts Firtash on int`l wanted list – media
    Nov27

    Spain puts Firtash on int`l wanted list – media

    The Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office of Spain has put Ukrainian gas tycoon Dmytro Firtash on the international wanted list, suspecting him of laundering large sums of money. Firtash is wanted along with his two accomplices – citizens of Ukraine, Deutsche Welle reports with reference to its source in the prosecutor`s office in Spain. It is...

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