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    EC to propose abolition of visas for Ukrainians in two weeks – media
    Apr13

    EC to propose abolition of visas for Ukrainians in two weeks – media

    The European Commission will send to the European Council a proposal for the abolition of visas for citizens of Ukraine in two weeks, Brussels reporter for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Rikard Jozwiak wrote on Twitter on Tuesday, April 12.”The EU commission will come with its proposal for visa lib for Ukraine in two weeks,” he tweeted.The...

    Russia conceals results on Savchenko`s medical check – lawyer
    Apr13

    Russia conceals results on Savchenko`s medical check – lawyer

    As of late April 12, only the Russian Federal Penitentiary Service has information about the health status of Ukrainian citizen Nadia Savchenko, based on the results of medical examinations, her lawyer Nikolay Polozov told RFE/RL.”Nadia is not given the results of analyzes or results of medical checks. They are not given to relatives or lawyers...

    Ukraine`s Datagroup may be bought by Horizon Capital co-founded by Jaresko
    Apr13

    Ukraine`s Datagroup may be bought by Horizon Capital co-founded by Jaresko

    The largest system integrator in the Ukrainian market Information and Computer Technology (Incom brand) collapses due to foreign currency loan debt, with its major asset – Datagroup telecom operator to be soon sold out to cover pay-off, according to Ukraine Today.It may be purchased by its current minority shareholder – investment...

    Panama papers: Mossack Fonseca headquarters raided
    Apr13

    Panama papers: Mossack Fonseca headquarters raided

    The police in Panama have raided the headquarters of the law firm at the center of a massive data leak, BBC reported.The police carried out Tuesday`s raid along with officials from an organized crime unit, according to BBC Newsw.Officers set up a perimeter around the headquarters while prosecutors entered the offices to search for documents....

    People`s Front head says faction to continue talks despite Avakov`s statement
    Apr13

    People`s Front head says faction to continue talks despite Avakov`s statement

    Chairman of the People`s Front faction Maksym Burbak has said that his faction remains in the negotiation process concerning the government and the coalition, according to an UaPosition correspondent.”People`s Front as a responsible and coherent political force remains in the negotiation process. Yes, it is hard. And once again we call on our...

    Rada may vote for new Govt Apr 14 – Groysman
    Apr13

    Rada may vote for new Govt Apr 14 – Groysman

    On Thursday, April 14, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine may vote for the appointment of a new Cabinet of Ministers, Verkhovna Rada Chairman Volodymyr Groysman said at a parliamentary session on Wednesday, according to an UaPosition correspondent.”Yesterday, there was a lot of different consultations with the leaders of the coalition factions, with...

    Canada-U.S. oil trade hits record
    Apr13

    Canada-U.S. oil trade hits record

    The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that U.S. imports from Canada reached record levels in 2015, Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail reported. While imported oil has generally been on the decline since peaking in the mid-2000s, imports from Canada hit a record 3.2 million barrels a day of gross exports to the U.S. last...

    Night talks at Poroshenko Administration: Groysman still candidate for PM
    Apr13

    Night talks at Poroshenko Administration: Groysman still candidate for PM

    Following the night talks in the Administration of the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Groysman is still considered to become a new Prime Minister, the sources close to the negotiations said, according to Ukrainian online newspaper Ukrainska Pravda.Stepan Kubiv, who has recently been considered for the post of prime minister, may become First...

    OSCE Troika calls on all sides to stop hostilities in Donbas
    Apr13

    OSCE Troika calls on all sides to stop hostilities in Donbas

    The OSCE Chairperson-in-Office and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Serbia`s and Austria`s Foreign Ministers Ivica Dacic and Sebastian Kurz, as well as the OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier called on all parties in Donbas to cease hostilities and the use of heavy weapons.”The members of the OSCE Troika expressed strong...

    Ukraine should urgently tackle corruption to retain international assistance – Freedom House
    Apr13

    Ukraine should urgently tackle corruption to retain international assistance – Freedom House

    U.S.-based non-governmental organization Freedom House says this year Ukraine must urgently address corruption issues to retain international financial assistance.Ukraine`s most urgent tasks for 2016 are addressing corruption and adopting related reforms of the judiciary and general prosecutor`s office, Freedom House writes in its report.It is...

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