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    Ukraine tops agenda of Russia-NATO Council meeting on April 20
    Apr13

    Ukraine tops agenda of Russia-NATO Council meeting on April 20

    Hostilities in Ukraine`s east and the implementation of the Minsk peace agreement are major subjects on the agenda of the first formal meeting of the Russia-NATO Council in almost two years, according to Radio Free Europe /Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).The council, which will meet on April 20, will also discuss NATO and Russian military activities, with...

    Ukraine tops agenda of Russia-NATO Council meeting on April 20
    Apr13

    Ukraine tops agenda of Russia-NATO Council meeting on April 20

    Hostilities in Ukraine`s east and the implementation of the Minsk peace agreement are major subjects on the agenda of the first formal meeting of the Russia-NATO Council in almost two years, according to Radio Free Europe /Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).The council, which will meet on April 20, will also discuss NATO and Russian military activities, with...

    Majority of parliament`s coalition supports Groysman for PM
    Apr13

    Majority of parliament`s coalition supports Groysman for PM

    The Ukrainian parliament`s coalition gathered on Wednesday evening to decide on incumbent Parliament Speaker Volodymyr Groysman`s candidacy for the post of prime minister in Ukraine and nominate him for consideration by President Petro Poroshenko, who should then table his motion in parliament for voting.The majority of the coalition supported...

    TASS: Crimea prosecutor suspends Crimean Tatar Mejlis activity
    Apr13

    TASS: Crimea prosecutor suspends Crimean Tatar Mejlis activity

    Crimea`s de facto Prosecutor Natalya Poklonskaya said on Wednesday she had ruled to suspend the activity of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, according to Russian news agency TASS.A copy of the document was handed to representatives of the public association, a TASS correspondent reported.”Today I`ve issued a ruling under which the activity...

    Poroshenko Bloc MP, Groysman decide on energy minister`s candidacy
    Apr13

    Poroshenko Bloc MP, Groysman decide on energy minister`s candidacy

    Representatives of the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko and incumbent Parliament Speaker Volodymyr Groysman, who is proposed as a candidate for prime minister, have agreed on the candidacy of the Energy and Coal Industry Minister, according to an UaPosition correspondent.Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada`s committee for the fuel and energy complex,...

    Parliament introduces ProZorro electronic public procurement system in Donetsk region
    Apr13

    Parliament introduces ProZorro electronic public procurement system in Donetsk region

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine passed a law on early introduction of ProZorro electronic public procurement system in Donetsk region.A total of 278 deputies voted in support of the Law ”On introduction of legislative changes concerning the use of certain public funds in the territory of Donetsk region,” according to a report.”The electronic public...

    Putin ally in UNESCO may take top job at United Nations
    Apr13

    Putin ally in UNESCO may take top job at United Nations

    A former communist backed by Vladimir Putin has become the frontrunner to take over the United Nations as its first ever woman chief, the Daily Mail reported.Irina Bokova, a Bulgarian who was educated in Moscow and is said to be a `darling` of Mr. Putin, hopes to succeed Ban Ki-moon when he steps down at the end of this year, according to the...

    New version of Govt composition shown to media
    Apr13

    New version of Govt composition shown to media

    The participants to the consultations have managed to agree on almost all positions in the future Cabinet of Ministers to be headed by Volodymyr Groysman, Ukraine`s weekly newspaper Zerkalo Nedeli reports, citing sources.Presidential envoy in parliament, MP from the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko Stepan Kubiv is to become First Deputy Prime Minister –...

    Ukraine`s potential finance minister owns two companies in London
    Apr13

    Ukraine`s potential finance minister owns two companies in London

    Deputy Head of Presidential Administration Oleksandr Danylyuk appears to be listed as a director of two London-based companies – Rurik Real Estate Investment Limited and Cee Investment & Advisory LLP, a representative of the Hromadskiy Control (Public Control) community Ihor Prohorenko wrote on Facebook.”Rurik Real Estate Investment Limited...

    Ambassador explains why Turkey doesn`t join sanctions against Russia
    Apr13

    Ambassador explains why Turkey doesn`t join sanctions against Russia

    Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Turkey to Ukraine Yonet Tezel explained the reason why his country had not joined the sanctions of the European Union against the Russian Federation, according to Europeiska Pravda.This is the principled position of Ankara, which applies not only to the Russian question, Tezel said...

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