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    Dutch Premier`s demands cast new doubt over EU-Ukraine pact
    Oct21

    Dutch Premier`s demands cast new doubt over EU-Ukraine pact

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte will press European Union leaders Thursday for a declaration stating that the bloc`s trade and political agreement with Ukraine doesn`t set Kyiv on a pathway to EU membership, according to European officials, raising fresh doubts about the fate of the accord, The Wall Street Journal reports. Mr. Rutte`s push, one...

    Vice PM names main factors of Ukraine`s economic growth in 2017
    Oct21

    Vice PM names main factors of Ukraine`s economic growth in 2017

    The Ukrainian Government calls the increase of export capacity, which is projected at 8%, as well as attracting foreign direct investment as the factors of economic growth in 2017, according to First Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv who spoke at a round-table in Kyiv Thursday. ”The main points of growth are exports and attracting...

    Stoltenberg: NATO supports drafting ”road map” of Minsk-2 implementation
    Oct21

    Stoltenberg: NATO supports drafting ”road map” of Minsk-2 implementation

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomes the outcome of the Normandy Four negotiations and calls on all sides to implement Minsk agreements, according to an UNIAN correspondent reporting from Stoltenberg`s joint press conference with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Brussels. ”I welcome that you had a meeting yesterday in the...

    Ukraine planning to sue Russia in ECHR over Mejlis ban
    Oct20

    Ukraine planning to sue Russia in ECHR over Mejlis ban

    The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine intends to lodge a suit against Russia with the European Court of Human Rights before the end of this year regarding the ban earlier imposed by Russian authorities against the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, according to First Deputy Minister Natalia Sevostyanova who spoke with journalists in Kharkiv, and...

    President of the European Parliament: Sanctions against Russia to be maintained until full implementation of Minsk deal
    Oct20

    President of the European Parliament: Sanctions against Russia to be maintained until full implementation of Minsk deal

    President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz said in Brussels Thursday that the sanctions against the Russian Federation would remain in place until Minsk agreements are fully implemented. ”Sanctions will be maintained and they will continue to be applied until Minsk agreements are completely fulfilled,” – said Schulz in his doorstep...

    National Bank of Ukraine projects Ukraine GDP growth at 4-5% in 2019-2020
    Oct20

    National Bank of Ukraine projects Ukraine GDP growth at 4-5% in 2019-2020

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) projects real GDP growth in Ukraine at 4-5% in 2019-2020, according to a posting on the regulator`s website. The inflation rate in Ukraine is expected at 5% and the NBU discount rate — at 6-7%, according to the report. The projected downward trajectory of inflation reflects a compromise between losses due...

    Ukrainian Parliament adopts in first reading draft State Budget 2017
    Oct20

    Ukrainian Parliament adopts in first reading draft State Budget 2017

    Rada has passed in the first reading the draft state budget for 2017 along with the amendments of the profile parliamentary committee, an UNIAN correspondent reports. The decision was supported by 230 MPs, according to the report. As UNIAN reported earlier, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on September 21 took up for consideration the...

    Putin: No Ukrainian hostages in Russia
    Oct20

    Putin: No Ukrainian hostages in Russia

    Vladimir Putin says no Ukrainian prisoners of war are held on the territory of Russian Federation, according to the Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov, according to Ukraine Today. Putin strongly opposes to a proposal by his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko to include persons kept in Russia into the list of those subject to the POW exchange...

    Russia refuses to return occupied Debaltseve under Ukraine control
    Oct20

    Russia refuses to return occupied Debaltseve under Ukraine control

    Russia does not agree with the return of the occupied town of Debaltseve under control of Ukraine, the work on this issue will continue at the level of ministers and aides, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov answered the question of a UNIAN correspondent in Russia, whether Russia agrees to return this town under control of Ukraine. ”As for...

    British PM calls on European leaders to stop Russian atrocities in Syria
    Oct20

    British PM calls on European leaders to stop Russian atrocities in Syria

    British Prime Minister Theresa May has called on EU leaders to put pressure on Russia to stop its ”appalling, sickening” atrocities in Syria, according to The Guardian. Arriving on Thursday at her first European summit, Theresa May said Europe needed to take a ”robust and united stance” in the face of Russian aggression, The Guardian reports. In...

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