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    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...

    Poroshenko`s office names three points Ukraine opposed at Ukraine-EU summit
    Nov26

    Poroshenko`s office names three points Ukraine opposed at Ukraine-EU summit

    The EU has supported a principled approach of the Ukrainian side concerning the acceleration of the ratification of the Association Agreement, Deputy head of the Ukrainian president`s administration Kostiantyn Yeliseyev said at a briefing in Kyiv, 5.ua reports. ”We have agreed that the EU will continue to support and provide solidarity to Ukraine...

    EU Commissioner Hahn: EU to face serious problems if Ukraine sees no visa lib
    Nov26

    EU Commissioner Hahn: EU to face serious problems if Ukraine sees no visa lib

    EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn has said that the European Union will experience serious problems due to the loss of confidence if Ukraine does not get its visa-free regime with the bloc, according to Europeiska Pravda. At a technical and political level, the EU acknowledged that...

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