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    Former Ukrainian Minister of Justice became Vice President of subcommittee of Venice commission

    Poroshenko appointed S. Holovaty to a position of a member of the European Commission ‘For democracy via law’ in March 2017 …read more Source:...

    Dutch investigators question former separatist commander over MH17 air disaster

    One of the leaders of the DPR, Igor Bezler (the former “commandant” of Horlivka with the call sign “Bes”), who currently lives in the annexed Crimea, talked to Dutch investigators (JIT) regarding the downed passenger flight, Boeing MH17, in July of 2014, Current Time reports. He discussed the conversation online. The...

    Lithuania called on Ukrainian politicians not to interfere with work of Anti-Corruption Bureau

    Lithuania calls upon Ukraine to ensure the independence of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) from political influence, as stated by the President of Lithuania, Dalia Grybauskaitė, at a joint briefing with Petro Poroshenko in Vilnius. “Our main requirement for Ukraine is to ensure the independence of NABU in such a way that...

    Venice commission did not support Hungary’s accusations against Ukraine

    The Venice Commission did not support the accusations of Hungary in narrowing the rights of ethnic minorities in the Article on the language of education in the Ukrainian law, the press service of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine reports, citing the conclusions of the Venice Commission of December 8th. “We are also grateful...

    Russia threatens US with developing ‘more powerful weapons’ if Washington withdraws from INF treaty

    If the United States decides to unilaterally withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (Officially: Treaty between the United States and the Soviet Union and later its successor states on the elimination of their intermediate-range and shorter-range missiles, or INF Treaty) the Russian Federation promised to develop a “more...

    Ukraine prepares multimillion dollar lawsuit against Russia’s oil conglomerate Rosneft

    The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine intends to seek from the Russian owners of Lysychansk Oil Refinery almost 1 billion hryvnia ($36.9 million) in compensation as part of the lawsuit by Agrocomplex, which Ukraine lost in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), as announced by the head of the department, Pavlo Petrenko, in an interview with...

    Media: Russian IT company was behind the Bad Rabbit computer virus attack

    Cyberattacks on the websites and computer network of Interfax, which almost “turned off” most of the news flows for more than a day, was conducted by a “Russian institution directly related to the development and dissemination of information,” a source from the agency told Rossiyskaya Gazeta. Interfax specialists say that...

    Number of people that use Kyiv Airport to cross border increased by one third

    About 330 000 citizens crossed the border away through the airport and 360 000 people crossed the border to enter since June 11, 2017 …read more Source:...

    UN turns to states all over globe urging to keep on fighting corruption

    On December 9, the world society marks the International Anti-Corruption Day …read more Source:...

    US representative for Ukraine Volker expresses doubt Russia will withdraw its troops from Donbas any time soon

    Russia has not decided yet on the withdrawal of its troops from the separatist-held territory of Ukraine, and it is unlikely that this will happen in the near future. This opinion was expressed at a press conference following the meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Vienna, by the US Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker, Hromadske...

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