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    Ukraine, EU sign new energy partnership memorandum
    Nov25

    Ukraine, EU sign new energy partnership memorandum

    Ukraine and the European Union jointly with the European Atomic Energy Community have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding on a Strategic Energy Partnership between the EU and Ukraine. The document was signed by Ukrainian Minister of Energy and Coal Industry Ihor Nasalyk and Vice President of the European Commission for Energy Union Maros...

    Ukraine`s newly-appointed 23-year-old anti-corruption official complains over bullying
    Nov25

    Ukraine`s newly-appointed 23-year-old anti-corruption official complains over bullying

    Anna Kalynchuk, recently appointed Acting Director of Lustration Department at the Ministry of Justice, has reported harassment in social networks and Ukrainian media. ”My Facebook page has been sifted down to the year of 2013. They compared me with Anastasia [Deyeva, the 24-year-old newly-appointed deputy minister of interior], ”analyzed” my...

    EU visa free regime for Ukraine, Georgia may be postponed to summer – media
    Nov25

    EU visa free regime for Ukraine, Georgia may be postponed to summer – media

    The actual introduction of the visa regime for Ukraine by the European Union can be postponed to the summer of 2017 due to delays in reaching an internal European agreement on a visa waiver suspension mechanism before year-end, RFE/RL reporter in Brussels Rikard Jozwiak says. ”Not sure there will be a deal on suspension mechanism in 2016. Might...

    All EU member states recognize Ukraine`s readiness for visa waivers – Tusk
    Nov25

    All EU member states recognize Ukraine`s readiness for visa waivers – Tusk

    President of the European Council Donald Tusk says that all the European Union`s member states recognize Ukraine`s readiness for visa waivers. ”I am happy that all EU Member States decided Ukraine is ready for a visa-free regime. This decision is a recognition of Ukraine`s achievements in meeting European standards,” he said following the...

    EU lawmakers urge halt to Turkey EU membership talks – Reuters
    Nov25

    EU lawmakers urge halt to Turkey EU membership talks – Reuters

    European Union lawmakers called on Thursday for a temporary halt to EU membership talks with Turkey because of Ankara`s ”disproportionate” reaction to July`s failed coup, although EU governments are unlikely to take heed, according to Reuters. Members of the European Parliament voted 479 to 37 in favor of a non-binding motion urging the European...

    State Property Fund of Ukraine sells Kostiantynivska hydropower plant for UAH 64 mln
    Nov25

    State Property Fund of Ukraine sells Kostiantynivska hydropower plant for UAH 64 mln

    The State Property Fund of Ukraine (SPFU) has sold Kostiantynivska hydropower plant at an auction to Kyiv`s Altgen company for UAH 64 million, which is 4.6 times more than the starting price of the company, the press service of the SPF reported. ”Kostiantynivska HPP was sold for UAH 64 million to Altgen company. This company belongs to the group...

    Ukraine, Israel may sign FTA (Free Trade Area) deal in 2017
    Nov24

    Ukraine, Israel may sign FTA (Free Trade Area) deal in 2017

    The agreement on free trade area (FTA) between Ukraine and Israel, which is beneficial to both countries, could be signed in 2017, Speaker of the Knesset Yuli-Yoel Edelstein said at a forum in Kyiv. ”I hope and expect that an agreement on free trade area between Ukraine and Israel will be signed in 2017,” he said. At the same time, Edelstein said...

    Son of Mustafe Dzhemilev, a leader of the Crimean Tatar people, set to be released from Russian custody
    Nov24

    Son of Mustafe Dzhemilev, a leader of the Crimean Tatar people, set to be released from Russian custody

    Russian court has recognized Hayser Dzhemilev a citizen of Ukraine, his lawyer Nikolay Polozov wrote on Facebook. Hayser is a son of the Ukrainian president`s envoy to the Crimean Tatar people and leader of the Crimean Tatar people, Ukrainian MP Mustafa Dzhemilev. The court ruling means that there should be no obstructions for Hayser Dzhemilev to...

    Odesa Port-Side Chemical Plant in focus of 6-7 investors: State Property Fund chief
    Nov24

    Odesa Port-Side Chemical Plant in focus of 6-7 investors: State Property Fund chief

    The State Property Fund of Ukraine (SPFU) is consulting on the privatization of 99.6% state-owned shares in the Odesa Port-Side Chemical Plant (OPP) with six to seven investors, SPFU Head Ihor Bilous told the Ukrainian TV Channel 5. ”Many people have not yet made a decision. Investors have two weeks, until December 6, when it is possible to...

    No compromise in EU over Crimea occupation: Lithuania president
    Nov24

    No compromise in EU over Crimea occupation: Lithuania president

    There is no compromise regarding the issue of the Russian occupation of Crimea. Europe understands what at stake is, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite said in an interview with the Ukrainian Week [Tyzhden] international edition. ”Ukraine is testing the limits of the European commitment to freedom, the principles of sovereignty, and...

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