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    Poroshenko plans to meet with Clinton, Trump
    Sep15

    Poroshenko plans to meet with Clinton, Trump

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during his visit to the United States is planning to meet with both U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, according to Poroshenko`s spox Svyatoslav Tsegolko. ”On September 18-21, the Ukrainian president will be visiting the United States, where he will address the UN General Assembly...

    Kyiv to host Champions League final in 2018
    Sep15

    Kyiv to host Champions League final in 2018

    UEFA has chosen the capital of the final match of the Champions League 2017-2018. Today the UEFA Congress approved Kyiv as the final match`s host city. Kyiv’s NSK Olimpiyskyi has been selected to host the 2018 UEFA Champions League final. This match may become the last Champions League final, which will be held exclusively in Europe. In the...

    Ukraine selecting projects for government investment worth UAH 24 bln
    Sep15

    Ukraine selecting projects for government investment worth UAH 24 bln

    The Interdepartmental Commission for public investment projects chaired by First Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv has begun the selection of projects to be financed at the expense of public investment in 2017-2019. According to the press service of the Ministry of Economic Development, 40...

    Ukraine`s representative calls ”shame” situation with blocking release of hostages
    Sep15

    Ukraine`s representative calls ”shame” situation with blocking release of hostages

    First Deputy Chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine`s representative in the humanitarian subgroup of the Trilateral contact group on Donbas settlement, Iryna Gerashchenko has called ”a shame” the situation with blocking the process of the release of hostages. ”It is a shame that release of the hostages is being blocked. We expect the OSCE...

    U.S. intelligence agencies focus anew on Kremlin: WP
    Sep15

    U.S. intelligence agencies focus anew on Kremlin: WP

    U.S. intelligence agencies are expanding spying operations against Russia on a greater scale than at any time since the end of the Cold War, U.S. officials said, according to The Washington Post. The mobilization involves clandestine CIA operatives, National Security Agency cyberespionage capabilities, satellite systems and other intelligence...

    IMF Managing Director says Ukraine economy ”on path of recovery”
    Sep15

    IMF Managing Director says Ukraine economy ”on path of recovery”

    Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, says the Ukrainian economy is on the path to recovery but stresses the importance of structural reforms to support economic growth, according to a posting on the IMF website. ”Ukraine is showing welcome signs of recovery, notwithstanding a difficult external...

    Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs: No status quo in Donbas, Russian troops must leave
    Sep15

    Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs: No status quo in Donbas, Russian troops must leave

    Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin says that no status quo will be maintained in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, as Ukrainian citizens must have their normal life back. ”Donbas is an integral part of Ukraine – these are millions of citizens of Ukraine. The status quo virtually means a protectorate of the Russian military, the Russian...

    Reuters: Johnson says peace in east Ukraine depends mainly on Russia
    Sep15

    Reuters: Johnson says peace in east Ukraine depends mainly on Russia

    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Wednesday making progress towards peace in eastern Ukraine depended primarily on the Kremlin, adding that it was crucial for the West to maintain sanctions against Russia, according to Reuters. ”Clearly it`s up to the Russians primarily to make progress on the security side. But it`s up to all sides...

    BBC scrutinizes Ukraine`s Paralympic success
    Sep15

    BBC scrutinizes Ukraine`s Paralympic success

    While producing its worst ever performance at the Rio Olympics last month, Ukraine becomes a world superpower once the Paralympics start, according to the BBC. ”Sixth in Athens in 2004, they finished fourth at both Beijing 2008 and London 2012. Now they are poised to go one better, sitting a comfortable third in the medal table in Rio,” Ben...

    Juncker reiterates need for EU`s single defense headquarters
    Sep15

    Juncker reiterates need for EU`s single defense headquarters

    President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker advocates the need for establishing the single defense headquarters of the European Union. ”Europe needs to toughen up. Nowhere is this truer than in our defense policy. Europe can no longer afford to piggy-back on the military might of others or let France alone defend its honor in Mali,”...

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