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    Kolomoisky promoted to senior position in UKROP Party
    Nov26

    Kolomoisky promoted to senior position in UKROP Party

    Ukrainian businessman Ihor Kolomoisky was promoted to the post of head of the Party Control Commission in ”Ukrainian Association of Patriots — UKROP” during a XI Congress of the Party, which is being held in Kyiv. The agenda of the congress includes the appointment of the Political Council of UKROP, election of the chairman and members of...

    Yanukovych`s video questioning postponed to Nov 28
    Nov25

    Yanukovych`s video questioning postponed to Nov 28

    The court has decided to postpone to Nov 28 a questioning via videoconference of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in the case of the EuroMaidan shooting. Earlier in the hearing, Yanukovych insisted on holding a video conference today. ”I am of course well aware that the delay in my questioning is a deliberate decision. A deliberate...

    Shkiryak: Yanukovych would not have agreed to video questioning without Putin`s direct order
    Nov25

    Shkiryak: Yanukovych would not have agreed to video questioning without Putin`s direct order

    The Russian side is trying to exploit a video questioning of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, said Advisor to the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Zorian Shkiryak, 112 Ukraine TV channel reports. ”Of course, we will ensure the protection of public order. A few minutes ago, I spoke with the leaders of the court, where the...

    Lutsenko on Yanukovych questioning: Another PR-event to claim ”illegitimate Kyiv junta”
    Nov25

    Lutsenko on Yanukovych questioning: Another PR-event to claim ”illegitimate Kyiv junta”

    Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko considers today`s upcoming questioning of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych via a video conference another PR-action on ”illegitimate Kyiv junta” on the anniversary of Euromaidan. ”We should not expect anything really important from Yanukovych`s questioning in a court hearing. Firstly, this...

    Steinmeier declares European security threat, given Russia`s aggression
    Nov25

    Steinmeier declares European security threat, given Russia`s aggression

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier sees Europe`s security at risk – especially with regard to Russian aggression. Together with other OSCE foreign ministers, he is pressing for more arms control, Radio 24 reported with reference to Die Welt. ”Europe`s security is in danger,” Steinmeier said. With the internationally...

    Yanukovych`s questioning via video conference to be held today
    Nov25

    Yanukovych`s questioning via video conference to be held today

    On November 25, the Svyatoshinsky District Court of Kyiv will hold a hearing in the case of the Maidan events, with plans announced to question as a witness Ukraine`s disgraced ex-president Viktor Yanukovych via video conference. The questioning of Viktor Yanukovych is scheduled for 13:00 Kyiv time. In addition to the former head of state, the...

    Ukraine should remain patient in its craving for systemic reforms in railway industry – Balczun
    Nov25

    Ukraine should remain patient in its craving for systemic reforms in railway industry – Balczun

    Ukrzaliznytsia CEO Wojciech Balczun pointed out that the reform of the national railways takes time and given the scale of ”pathologies, unimaginable in the West”, the process may take years. Ukraine needs a lot of patience in order to implement quality systemic reforms in the railway industry, which will take years, said Chairman of the Board of...

    France sees pro-Putin Fillon ”more convincing” than Juppe in debate
    Nov25

    France sees pro-Putin Fillon ”more convincing” than Juppe in debate

    An assertive Francois Fillon told French voters on Thursday that rival Alain Juppe ”does not really want to change things,” in a debate a flash poll showed Fillon winning with 71% of the votes, days before the conservatives decide which of the two candidates will run in the 2017 presidential election, according to Reuters. ”Alain Juppe does not...

    PM Orban: Hungary sees Ukraine in EU, though membership isn`t on the agenda
    Nov25

    PM Orban: Hungary sees Ukraine in EU, though membership isn`t on the agenda

    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban says that his country wants to see Ukraine among European Union member states and insists on the cancellation of EU visas for Ukrainians, according to the information and media relations office of the Ukrainian Cabinet`s Secretariat. ”I would like to clearly state that Hungary supports Ukraine`s membership in...

    Poroshenko announces new deadline for EU visa waivers for Ukrainians
    Nov25

    Poroshenko announces new deadline for EU visa waivers for Ukrainians

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that Ukrainians will be able to travel to the European Union without visas ”right after the settlement of all cross-institutional negotiations” within the EU, which is expected by the end of the current year, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”I was very glad to hear predictions by President [of the...

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