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    Yatseniuk wants to prevent hiding of money in offshores
    Dec17

    Yatseniuk wants to prevent hiding of money in offshores

    The Cabinet of Ministers hopes the parliament will adopt the law on improving tax control over transfer pricing. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said this while opening a government meeting on Wednesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “The government tables this law [in the Verkhovna Rada] and asks it to adopt it...

    Poroshenko expects release of all hostages this year
    Dec17

    Poroshenko expects release of all hostages this year

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko hopes for the release of all Ukrainian hostages by the end of the year, as well as those held illegally in Russia, including Nadia Savchenko. Poroshenko said this at a briefing in Warsaw on Wednesday, an Ukrinform correspondent in Poland reports. “Talks in the Normandy format [Ukraine, Russia, France...

    Poroshenko thanks Poland for solidarity and support of Ukraine
    Dec17

    Poroshenko thanks Poland for solidarity and support of Ukraine

    Poroshenko thanked Poland for solidarity and support to Ukraine during the events on the Maidan, and now, when Ukraine is undergoing complex tests in connection with the Russian aggression. The Head of state said in his speech in the Polish Sejm. He stressed that Kyiv expects support of Poland in search of solutions to the conflict, as well as in...

    Savchenko could be released in late January – lawyer
    Dec17

    Savchenko could be released in late January – lawyer

    After Ukrainian pilot and MP Nadia Savchenko gets the status of a PACE delegate, she will receive “diplomatic immunity,” and Russia will have no right to hold her in jail and prosecute her in a criminal case. Her lawyer, Nikolai Polozov, said this at a press conference in Moscow on Wednesday, an Ukrinform correspondent in Russia...

    Protests against terrorists held in occupied Donbas
    Dec17

    Protests against terrorists held in occupied Donbas

    Protest actions of peaceful residents continue on occupied territories of Donbas against the so-called “new authorities.” Spokesman of the NSDC Information-Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko told a briefing on Wednesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “In particular, in the village of Holubovske, Popasniansky district, Luhansk region, local...

    SBU list includes more than 200 suspected terrorists and saboteurs
    Dec17

    SBU list includes more than 200 suspected terrorists and saboteurs

    The SBU has compiled a list of detainees suspected of subversive and terrorist activities against Ukraine. Spokesman of the NSDC Information-Analytical Center NSDC Andriy Lysenko told a briefing Wednesday, Ukrinform reports. “The Ukrainian Security Service has compiled a list of 225 detainees, suspected of sabotage and terrorist operations...

    Poroshenko dreams of becoming deputy of European parliament
    Dec17

    Poroshenko dreams of becoming deputy of European parliament

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko dreams of becoming a deputy of the European Parliament in the future. He said this in his speech at the Polish Sejm. “I dream that following completion of the presidential cadency, or cadencies, I could be elected a deputy of the European Parliament from Ukraine,” Poroshenko said. According to him, the...

    Government appoints chairman of Pension Fund
    Dec17

    Government appoints chairman of Pension Fund

    Oleksiy Zarudny by a decision of the government was appointed head of the Pension Fund of Ukraine. Social Policy Minister Pavlo Rozenko told journalists following the Cabinet’s meeting, Ukrinform’s correspondent reports. “Oleksiy Zarudny was appointed head of the Pension Fund. He is an experienced person, has a history of working in...

    Poroshenko to ask Verkhovna Rada to cancel Ukraine’s non-aligned status
    Dec17

    Poroshenko to ask Verkhovna Rada to cancel Ukraine’s non-aligned status

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, upon return from Poland, plans to table in the Verkhovna Rada a bill cancelling Ukraine’s non-bloc status. He said this in the Polish Sejm in Warsaw on Wednesday. “After returning to Ukraine I will submit a bill on the cancellation of [Ukraine’s] non-bloc status,” Poroshenko...

    Poroshenko to Russia: Pull back troops and crisis will end
    Dec17

    Poroshenko to Russia: Pull back troops and crisis will end

    The war in the east of Ukraine will end within three weeks after the withdrawal of Russian troops from Donbas. A way out of this situation is possible only on the basis of the Minsk agreements. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said this during his visit to Poland on Wednesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “If foreign troops are...

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