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    Ukraine to apply for EU membership in five years – Poroshenko
    Nov27

    Ukraine to apply for EU membership in five years – Poroshenko

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called on MPs to work effectively so as to be able to submit an application for Ukraine’s accession to the European Union in five years. He said this in an extraordinary address on Ukraine’s domestic and international situation in the Verkhovna Rada on Thursday, a Ukrinform correspondent...

    Yatseniuk retains premier’s post
    Nov27

    Yatseniuk retains premier’s post

    Incumbent Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk has again been elected head of government. A total of 341 MPs voted for such a decision. Yatseniuk said in his speech in the Verkhovna Rada that he was ready to cooperate with the president. Earlier, Poroshenko said that he supported Yatseniuk’s candidacy and hoped the coalition would...

    Poroshenko: Ukrainians should not be intimidated with third world war
    Nov27

    Poroshenko: Ukrainians should not be intimidated with third world war

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that Ukrainians should not be intimidated with the third world war. He said this from the parliament’s rostrum in his message on the internal and external situation in Ukraine. “It’s unnecessary to intimidate us with the third world war. In fact, nobody plans to start it,” he...

    Hroisman elected Ukrainian parliament speaker
    Nov27

    Hroisman elected Ukrainian parliament speaker

    Bloc of Petro Poroshenko MP Volodymyr Hroisman has been elected Verkhovna Rada speaker. A total of 359 MPs voted for such a decision. Hroisman’s candidacy was supported by the coalition. In his speech, Hroisman promised to make every effort to restore confidence in the parliament. “We have to turn the Rada not into a brake, but into...

    Coalition formed in parliament
    Nov27

    Coalition formed in parliament

    The head of the temporary presidium of the Verkhovna Rada, Volodymyr Hroisman, has announced the creation of a coalition of 302 MPs in the new parliament, a Ukrinform correspondent has reported. “Our coalition has been set up in a Ukrainian European parliament by a constitutional majority of 302 MPs,” Hroisman said.

    Six factions formed in parliament
    Nov27

    Six factions formed in parliament

    The chairman of the group on preparations for the first meeting of the Verkhovna Rada, Volodymyr Hroisman, has announced the creation of six factions in parliament, a Ukrinform correspondent has reported. The People’s Front faction includes 83 MPs and is led by Oleksandr Turchynov. The Samopomich Union faction led by Oleh Bereziuk includes...

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map
    Nov27

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map

    The situation in eastern Ukraine remains tense. Despite the declared ceasefire, terrorists continue to shell Ukrainian army positions. The map that reflects the situation in Donbas as of 12.00 on November 27 has been released by the information and analytical center of the National Security and Defense Council.

    Yatseniuk announces government resignation
    Nov27

    Yatseniuk announces government resignation

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk has announced the termination of powers of the Cabinet of Ministers. He said this from the parliament’s rostrum during the first session of the new parliament. “The mission has been accomplished. Please appoint a new government,” he said.

    Turchynov no longer parliament speaker, Hroisman takes up his post
    Nov27

    Turchynov no longer parliament speaker, Hroisman takes up his post

    Verkhovna Rada Chairman Oleksandr Turchynov has resigned as parliament speaker. He said this from the parliament’s rostrum on Thursday. “According to the Constitution of Ukraine, I am terminating the powers of the Verkhovna Rada chairman and announcing the termination of powers of MPs of the seventh convocation,” Turchynov said....

    Ukraine 26th in FIFA ranking
    Nov27

    Ukraine 26th in FIFA ranking

    Ukraine has left the list of the top 20 states in the ranking of the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA). In the November ranking released on Thursday, the Blue-Yellows dropped seven spots, from 19th to 26th, Ukrinform reports. Ukraine is now behind England, Romania, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Tunisia, Austria and Ivory...

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