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    New version of bill on asset recovery to be submitted to Rada – MP
    Jul05

    New version of bill on asset recovery to be submitted to Rada – MP

    MPs from the parliamentary coalition intend to withdraw a draft law on special confiscation from the Verkhovna Rada and submit a new one, said Ivan Vinnyk, MP from the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko, the press service of the BPP reports.”We have agreed on a new version of the bill with the Prosecutor General`s Office. The PGO believes that the new...

    SBU detains infamous Kharkiv journo Borodavka suspected of separatism
    Jul05

    SBU detains infamous Kharkiv journo Borodavka suspected of separatism

    The operatives of the SBU Security Service of Ukraine in Kharkiv region have detained the infamous Kharkiv journalist Andriy Borodavka, who was hiding in Russia and was wanted on suspicion of infringement of the territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine.According to the SBU`s posting on Facebook, the Security Service conducted a special...

    Fifty trucks with Ukrainian goods bound for Kazakhstan stuck in Russia
    Jul05

    Fifty trucks with Ukrainian goods bound for Kazakhstan stuck in Russia

    About 50 trucks with Ukrainian goods to Kazakh companies, who were detained because of the new Russian restrictions, have been stuck in the Russian town of Smolensk, near the border with Belarus, BusinessCensor reports, with reference to the press service of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan.It is noted that 10 out of the 50...

    Car traffic unblocked at all checkpoints at Ukrainian-Polish border
    Jul05

    Car traffic unblocked at all checkpoints at Ukrainian-Polish border

    Shehyni, Rava-Ruska, and Krakovets checkpoints have been unblocked at the Ukrainian-Polish border, Ukrainian Border Guard Service spokesman Oleh Slobodian wrote on Facebook.”Regarding the blocking of checkpoints on the Ukrainian-Polish border… Due to joint efforts of the border guards, local authorities and the National Police last night,...

    Russia`s aging population piles pressure on public finances
    Jul05

    Russia`s aging population piles pressure on public finances

    An aging population and related public spending on pensions and health care could put significant pressure on Russian government finances and lead to a strongly rising debt burden by the middle of this century in the absence of policy measures to contain spending, according to Standard & Poor`s Financial Services.”We project Russia`s elderly...

    First municipal bike rental to start work in Kyiv today
    Jul05

    First municipal bike rental to start work in Kyiv today

    On July 5, the first municipal bike rental opens in Kyiv, 112.ua reportsThe bike rental will work in a test mode, reads the report.”The presentation will be held at noon. Rental locations are all over Kyiv. In general, there are eight locations with the municipal bike rental: 1B Obolonskiy Ave., Druzhby Narodiv Park (Park of Friendship of...

    OSCE Parliamentary Assembly passes declaration condemning Russian aggression in Crimea
    Jul05

    OSCE Parliamentary Assembly passes declaration condemning Russian aggression in Crimea

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has adopted at its meeting held in Georgia a so-called ”Tbilisi Declaration” which condemns the aggression of the Russian Federation in Crimea, according to a Ukrainian MP Anton Gerashchenko.”Right now, the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly at its meeting in Tbilisi...

    Hungary grants every 80th asylum-seeker refugee status in 2016
    Jul05

    Hungary grants every 80th asylum-seeker refugee status in 2016

    Every 80th asylum-seeker applying for refugee status this year in Hungary has been granted protection, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban`s national security advisor has revealed, according to Hungary Today.Gyorgy Bakondi said that Hungarian authorities have so far caught 17,351 individuals attempting to enter the country illegally – down from...

    Operation ”Amber”: Avakov says Rivne region`s law enforcement chiefs to be arrested
    Jul05

    Operation ”Amber”: Avakov says Rivne region`s law enforcement chiefs to be arrested

    Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov has announced plans to detain the prosecutor`s office top officials, key officers of the SBU and local police in Rivne region in a high-profile case probing organized schemes of illegal extraction of amber, according to an UNIAN correspondent.”Among the suspects involved in this scheme, those who will be...

    Polish Def. Minister: deployment of NATO forces in Poland to halt Russia`s aggressive intentions
    Jul05

    Polish Def. Minister: deployment of NATO forces in Poland to halt Russia`s aggressive intentions

    Decisions to be approved at this week`s NATO summit in Warsaw will build a deterrence force that should make Russia ”forget about threatening Poland” and other nations, Poland`s defense minister told The Associated Press Monday.”Only a show of real readiness to defend our borders can effectively halt Russia`s aggressive intentions,” Macierewicz...

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