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    Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine: Ukraine`s biggest bank will be nationalized
    Dec19

    Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine: Ukraine`s biggest bank will be nationalized

    Ukraine`s Cabinet of Ministers on Sunday, December 18, supported the proposal put forth by the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) and the Council for Financial Stability to transfer Ukraine`s No. 1 bank, Dnipro-based PJSC PrivatBank to 100% state ownership. ”At a meeting on Sunday, the Cabinet of Ministers considered issues to ensure stability in the...

    Polish Demonstrations continue for third day – BBC
    Dec19

    Polish Demonstrations continue for third day – BBC

    Protests in the Polish capital Warsaw against government plans to restrict journalists` access to parliament have continued for a third day, according to the BBC. Protesters gathered outside parliament, where opposition MPs have been holding a sit-in since Friday, December 16, the BBC reported. Government supporters also held a demonstration in...

    Price deregulation experiment justified, to be continued – Prime Minister of Ukraine
    Dec18

    Price deregulation experiment justified, to be continued – Prime Minister of Ukraine

    The experiment with the lifting of state regulation of prices, launched in October 1 for a three-month period, proved to be justified, as it did not lead to an acceleration of inflation, therefore the government intends to continue it, Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman said during a Friday meeting with experts and civil society...

    Polish Interior Minister Mariusz Blaszczak  accuses opposition of attempt to seize power
    Dec17

    Polish Interior Minister Mariusz Blaszczak accuses opposition of attempt to seize power

    Polish Interior Minister Mariusz Blaszczak accused opposition parties on Saturday of trying to seize power illegally, while lawmakers occupied parliament`s plenary hall for a second day in the country`s biggest political standoff in years, according to Reuters. ”In my opinion, yesterday`s events were an illegal attempt to seize power,” Blaszczak...

    Russian occupation authorities in Crimea put human rights activist in psychiatric ward
    Dec17

    Russian occupation authorities in Crimea put human rights activist in psychiatric ward

    Human rights activist Amir-Usein Kuku, who is one of the suspects of a so-called ”Hizb-ut-Tahrir case” has been thrown into a solitary confinement in a psychiatric clinic in Simferopol, where he was placed for a mandatory psychiatric examination, Radio Liberty reported citing the activist`s lawyer, Eden Semedlyaev, as saying. The information came...

    Police break up blockade of Poland`s parliament amid political crisis – Reuters
    Dec17

    Police break up blockade of Poland`s parliament amid political crisis – Reuters

    Police early Saturday forcefully broke up an hours-long blockade of exits from the Polish parliament by protesters who said ruling party lawmakers violated the constitution by illegally passing the budget for next year, according to Reuters. The head of the PiS party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, left parliament in the early hours of Saturday after police...

    Date for Ukraine visa liberalisation vote removed from European Parliament website
    Dec17

    Date for Ukraine visa liberalisation vote removed from European Parliament website

    A preliminary date for the first reading vote of a visa liberalization package for Ukraine has been removed from the website of the European Parliament. The technical information on the corresponding bill does not include anymore the forecast date of a plenary sitting when the move is to be considered. Thursday reports stated that such forecast...

    Russia may introduce strict registration control of Ukrainians who visit occupied Crimea
    Dec17

    Russia may introduce strict registration control of Ukrainians who visit occupied Crimea

    The Federal Agency for Nationalities (FAN) of the Russian Federation proposes to introduce a mechanism of strict registration of those who enter the territory of the occupied Crimea from Ukraine, TASS reported citing the agency official. FAN official Andrey Komissarov noted that migration regime in the occupied Crimea should be built, given the...

    Dutch Government approves bill on EU-Ukraine Association
    Dec16

    Dutch Government approves bill on EU-Ukraine Association

    Today, December 16, the Dutch Government has approved a bill that is required for ratification by the country`s Parliament of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement, Prime Minister Mark Rutte wrote on Facebook. According to Mr Rutte, the bill is yet to be approved by the House of Representatives and the Senate of the Netherlands. The prime minister...

    Ukraine politicians unwilling to share details about Yanukovych`s schemes – FBI
    Dec16

    Ukraine politicians unwilling to share details about Yanukovych`s schemes – FBI

    An FBI agent says Ukrainian politicians are unwilling to share information about former President Viktor Yanukovych`s schemes, according to the Ukrainian-language media outlet, Radio Svoboda (Radio Liberty). The FBI`s Supervisory Special Agent Karen Greenaway said at the Third Asset Recovery Conference in Kyiv on December 15, that the biggest...

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