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    Ukrainians are ready not pay bribes in order to stop corruption
    Dec13

    Ukrainians are ready not pay bribes in order to stop corruption

    2016 Global Corruption Barometer survey from Transparency International showed that 29% of Ukrainians are ready to not pay bribes, in order to stop corruption. While according to the previous 2013 Global Corruption Barometer survey (before the Revolution of Dignity) one in three Ukrainians were ready to go to the streets to fight corruption, this...

    The European Parliament may vote for Ukraine visa-free regime on February 1, 2017
    Dec13

    The European Parliament may vote for Ukraine visa-free regime on February 1, 2017

    In the case of a positive completion of the inter-institutional negotiations on granting Ukraine a visa-free regime, the European Parliament may vote this issue February 1 of next year, according to the website of the EP. The website states the approximate date of the plenary session, when the Ukraine visa liberalization issue may be considered,...

    Netherlands succeeds in agreeing 3 out of 4 requirements on EU-Ukraine Association Agreement
    Dec12

    Netherlands succeeds in agreeing 3 out of 4 requirements on EU-Ukraine Association Agreement

    As of today, three of the four issues have been agreed, in respect of which the Netherlands wishes the legally binding declaration to be adopted, to allow for the ratification of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement, an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels reported, citing her diplomatic sources. See also: Dutch to demand limits on Ukraine deal at EU...

    Dutch to demand limits on Ukraine deal at EU summit – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte
    Dec12

    Dutch to demand limits on Ukraine deal at EU summit – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte will ask European Union leaders on Thursday to rule out financial or security guarantees for Ukraine and not to offer Ukrainians the right to live and work in the bloc, according to a document seen by Reuters. Failure to meet the Dutch demands would jeopardize a landmark EU-Ukraine agreement that establishes closer...

    Ukrainian Parliament Chairman names date for budget adoption
    Dec11

    Ukrainian Parliament Chairman names date for budget adoption

    Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine`s parliament, Andriy Parubiy has set a goal to ensure the adoption of the state budget on December 20-23. This statement he made during his visit to Lviv region, according to Ukrainian TV channel ZIK. ”I have previously expressed an ambitious goal – to adopt the budget by December 8, for which I am now...

    Paul Manafort accuses Ukraine of falsification Yanukovych’s ”black accounts” documents
    Dec11

    Paul Manafort accuses Ukraine of falsification Yanukovych’s ”black accounts” documents

    ”Black accounts” of the Party of Regions was a falsified document, Paul Manafort, Donald Trump`s former campaign manager, said during an interview with ”CBS This Morning” Friday. ”The government of Ukraine said that the ledger was a falsified document,” Manafort claimed, referencing a ledger examined by the New York Times that listed $12.7...

    Ukrainian police uncover flat allegedly with Azarov`s things: ”Icons, award guns, paintings”
    Dec11

    Ukrainian police uncover flat allegedly with Azarov`s things: ”Icons, award guns, paintings”

    Kyiv police have uncovered a flat in Darnytsia district, which had things allegedly belonging to former Prime Minister Mykola Azarov. ”A flat used as a warehouse storing shopping bags stuffed with valuables and works of art was revealed in the [Ukrainian] capital`s Darnytsky district. Police officers uncovered it during an operation. Having...

    Yanukovych`s lawyer says when his client may return to Ukraine
    Dec11

    Yanukovych`s lawyer says when his client may return to Ukraine

    Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych will return to Ukraine and will testify as soon as the danger to his life disappears, his lawyer Vitaliy Serdiuk said on 112 Ukraine TV channel. ”As soon as the danger to Viktor Yanukovych`s life disappears, he will take part in all court hearings,” Serdiuk said. As UNIAN reported earlier, on November...

    WSJ: Exxon`s Rex Tillerson is top candidate for secretary of state
    Dec10

    WSJ: Exxon`s Rex Tillerson is top candidate for secretary of state

    Exxon Mobil Corp. Chief Executive Rex Tillerson has emerged as the leading candidate to become President-elect Donald Trump`s pick for secretary of state, according to two transition officials, marking the latest twist in a multiweek search for a top diplomat, according to The Wall Street Journal. Mr. Tillerson moved ahead of other candidates,...

    Secret CIA assessment says Russia was trying to help Trump win White House – media
    Dec10

    Secret CIA assessment says Russia was trying to help Trump win White House – media

    The CIA has concluded in a secret assessment that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump win the presidency, rather than just to undermine confidence in the U.S. electoral system, according to officials briefed on the matter, The Washington Post reported. Intelligence agencies have identified individuals with connections to...

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