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    Groysman promises better roads in Ukraine in 2-3 years
    May16

    Groysman promises better roads in Ukraine in 2-3 years

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman says he expects that Ukraine will have better roads in two or three years, according to the Cabinet of Ministers Secretariat`s Information and Communication Department.”Now we have started to rebuild the road sector in Ukraine. Of course, it is very difficult to do this in a day, a week or a year, but I...

    Russian proxies attack ATO forces 36 times in last day
    May16

    Russian proxies attack ATO forces 36 times in last day

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 36 times in the past 24 hours, using banned weapons, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO). ”The Russian-backed gangs have become much more active near the militant-held city of Donetsk. They intensively fired small arms,...

    WSJ: As oil reserves dwindle, Russia weighs tax increases to fill budget gaps
    May16

    WSJ: As oil reserves dwindle, Russia weighs tax increases to fill budget gaps

    Russia is exploring a raft of potentially unpopular new tax measures in the coming years, government officials say, as the oil-dependent country runs out of ways to plug holes in the budget, according to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ).Several Russian officials say the government is considering raising income-tax levels and increasing value-added...

    CNN: Obama knocks Trump at Rutgers: `Ignorance is not a virtue`
    May16

    CNN: Obama knocks Trump at Rutgers: `Ignorance is not a virtue`

    President Barack Obama took aim Sunday at presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump while delivering the commencement address at Rutgers University, telling graduates to tout their knowledge, not brag about their ignorance, according to CNN.Though he didn`t name Trump, Obama`s target was apparent, CNN wrote.”In politics and in...

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine May 09 – May 16, 2016
    May16

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine May 09 – May 16, 2016

    Georgia Caucasus Strategic Studies Institute (Georgia) : US no longer stand on ceremony with Russian Federation, and switched to the language of ultimatums. Institute of World Policy (Ukraine) : Workshop “Communication Strategy for Ukraine on Association Agreement and DCFTA” Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (Ukraine) : A Voice in Europe for...

    TASS: Poland annuls entry visas to Night Wolves bikers on pilgrimage to Greece
    May15

    TASS: Poland annuls entry visas to Night Wolves bikers on pilgrimage to Greece

    Poland`s authorities have annulled entry visas of a number of Russian bikers participating in the Holy Mount pilgrimage motor rally to Greece organized by the Russian Night Wolves biker club, a club representative told a news conference in Athens on Sunday, according to Russian news agency TASS.”Our itineraries that seemed easy at the beginning...

    Klitschko sees Kyiv`s Olimpiyskiy Stadium as venue for Eurovision 2017
    May15

    Klitschko sees Kyiv`s Olimpiyskiy Stadium as venue for Eurovision 2017

    Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko says that Kyiv`s Olimpiyskiy sports complex, which hosted the 2012 UEFA European Championship, could be a venue for the Eurovision song contest in 2017, according to the press service of Kyiv City State Administration.”Kyiv will host the Eurovision for the second time, and we`ll do our best to ensure necessary...

    Kyiv will celebrate Day of Europe on May 21-22
    May15

    Kyiv will celebrate Day of Europe on May 21-22

    European-style ”A Picnic in Europe” events will take place on Kyiv`s Mykhailivska Square on May 21 and May 22 to celebrate the Day of Europe, according to Kyiv City State Administration`s press service.The official opening of the Day of Europe is scheduled for noon on May 21. Ukrainian leaders, municipal authorities and the head of the Delegation...

    Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded near Avdiyivka in Donbas in last day
    May15

    Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded near Avdiyivka in Donbas in last day

    No Ukrainian soldiers were killed in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, in the last day, but two were wounded, according to Ukrainian presidential administration`s press secretary for Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) issues Oleksandr Motuzyanyk.”In the past 24 hours, there was no killed in action among Ukrainian troops, but two were wounded near the town of...

    Poroshenko meets UN project office head to discuss Donbas
    May15

    Poroshenko meets UN project office head to discuss Donbas

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has met with Grete Faremo, the Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), to discuss how to rebuild the social, economic, and humanitarian spheres of Donbas, according to the presidential press service.The parties discussed prospects for enhancing...

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