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    Groysman urges Rada to adopt law on special confiscation
    Sep23

    Groysman urges Rada to adopt law on special confiscation

    Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has called on People`s Deputies to adopt the draft law on special confiscation as early as during the next plenary week, noting that the new law would allow accumulating in the state budget $1.5 billion of funds, stolen by the Yanukovych regime. ”I am calling on you to vote for this law on Tuesday or Thursday to...

    Ukraine-EU Association deal may reserve ”separate position” for the Netherlands
    Sep23

    Ukraine-EU Association deal may reserve ”separate position” for the Netherlands

    The Government of Ukraine hopes for the ratification by the Netherlands of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement, considering as an option the country`s separate position, according to Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine Ivanka Klympush-Tsintsadze. According to the Ukrainian official, it is regrettable to...

    Turkey does not recognize Russian elections in Crimea
    Sep23

    Turkey does not recognize Russian elections in Crimea

    Russia`s recent parliamentary elections in occupied Crimea not legitimate, Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs says, according to Anadolu news agency. Turkish Foreign Ministry has said Friday that it does not recognize the results of Russia`s elections to the State Duma recently held in Crimea, Anadolu reports. ”The results of the elections in...

    NBU changes procedure for transactions with its certificates of deposit
    Sep23

    NBU changes procedure for transactions with its certificates of deposit

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has changed a procedure for transactions with certificates of deposit by eliminating the opportunity to effectuate transactions with NBU certificates of deposit through trading on the stock exchange, according to a posting published on the regulator`s website. The corresponding decision has been made taking into...

    Ukrainian man sentenced to 14 yrs in prison for spying for Russia
    Sep23

    Ukrainian man sentenced to 14 yrs in prison for spying for Russia

    A Vinnytsia court on September 22 has handed down its verdict against the local resident who turned out to be an accomplice of the Russian occupation forces in Donbas, according to the press service of the regional prosecutor`s office. The prosecutors successfully proved during hearings that the individual in April-June 2015 contributed to the...

    Ukraine places Eurobonds worth $1 bln at lowest ever interest rate – Finance Minister
    Sep23

    Ukraine places Eurobonds worth $1 bln at lowest ever interest rate – Finance Minister

    Ukraine has placed U.S. government-guaranteed Eurobonds to the tune of $1 billion at a rate of 1.471% per annum, the lowest rate in the country`s history, Finance Minister of Ukraine Oleksandr Danylyuk wrote on Facebook. ”We have placed U.S.-secured Eurobonds worth $1 billion at an annual rate of 1.471%, the lowest rate in the history of Ukraine....

    PACE report: ”War” in Ukraine, not ”conflict”
    Sep23

    PACE report: ”War” in Ukraine, not ”conflict”

    Migration Committee of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly in its report has recognized the fact of an ongoing ”war” in Ukraine instead of a conventional term ”conflict”, according to MP Leonid Yemets. ”PACE Migration Committee has agreed to a proposal to change the title of its report. Now, instead of a faceless term ”conflict in...

    ”DPR” Terrorists deadlier than Taliban, Boko Haram – research
    Sep23

    ”DPR” Terrorists deadlier than Taliban, Boko Haram – research

    The experts note that the so-called ”Donetsk People`s Republic” is among the world`s Top 3 most active illegal armed groups. A graph of activity of various armed groups around the world in 2015 according to a British-based Jane`s company was published on Statista website. These armed groups have been using weapons to achieve political goals, the...

    Ukraine`s ambassador asks London to tackle Kremlin propagandist Graham Phillips
    Sep23

    Ukraine`s ambassador asks London to tackle Kremlin propagandist Graham Phillips

    Ambassador of Ukraine to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Natalia Galibarenko has posted an open letter, asking London to tackle Kremlin-backed propagandist, British national Graham Phillips after his attempt to verbally attack and abuse a Ukrainian handicapped hostage amid a swap operation with self-proclaimed republics...

    Kyiv-appointed head of Ukrainian Cultural Center in Moscow intimidated by Russian personnel
    Sep23

    Kyiv-appointed head of Ukrainian Cultural Center in Moscow intimidated by Russian personnel

    Russian staff of the Ukrainian Cultural Center located in the center of Moscow have virtually captured the building, not letting the Ukraine-appointed director, Volodymyr Ionov, to his office, changing the locks, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Moscow. The facility`s employees from among the Russian citizens did not let Volodymyr Ionov and...

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