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    Overcoming corruption in Europe
    Jul27

    Overcoming corruption in Europe

    The re-affirmation of Ukraine’s anti-corruption reforms, one of three key outcomes of the recent EU-Ukraine Summit, is an encouraging, albeit heavily politicized, sign of the post-Soviet republic’s commitment to tackling corruption. However, despite some promising initial results, the ongoing reform efforts are beginning to flag in...

    Georgia ex-leader Saakashvili stripped of Ukraine’s citizenship
    Jul27

    Georgia ex-leader Saakashvili stripped of Ukraine’s citizenship

    Georgia’s ex-leader vows to fight against the move by President Petro Poroshenko, a one-time ally. …read more Source:...

    Belarus and Ukraine cooperate in the face of Russian pressure
    Jul27

    Belarus and Ukraine cooperate in the face of Russian pressure

    Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenka travelled to Kyiv on an official visit on 20-21 July. Both Belarus and Ukraine, for different reasons, are seeking to reinvigorate direct dialogue between their leaders, which they resumed three months ago in the Chernobyl zone. The ‘age-old friendship’ (in Lukashenka’s terms) between...

    EU Deported 42.600 Albanian Asylum Seekers in 2016
    Jul27

    EU Deported 42.600 Albanian Asylum Seekers in 2016

    The number of Albanian asylum seekers who have been deported to their home country last year was 42.600. This is the figure that was recently published by the European Institute of Statistics (EUROSTAT) in relation to the process of the deportation of asylum seekers from its territory, says the Independent Balkan News Agency. “As in 2015,...

    [Ticker] Werner Hoyer re-appointed as EU investment bank chief
    Jul27

    [Ticker] Werner Hoyer re-appointed as EU investment bank chief

    Werner Hoyer, a former German liberal MP, was re-appointed on Thursday as president of the European Investment Bank (EIB) for six years, with his new mandate starting on 1 January 2018. The Luxembourg-based bank, which helps fund projects, is in charge of the Juncker investment plan, as well as supporting investments outside the EU, for instance...

    Champions League: All goals (videos)
    Jul27

    Champions League: All goals (videos)

    We might be in the middle of summer, but football teams across Europe are in the battle for a spot in the Champions League group stages. Here are the goals of Wednesday night’s qualifying matches.Astana-Legia Warsaw 3-1 Red Bull-Rijeka 1-1 Vitorul-APOEL Nicosia 1-0 Celtic-Rosenberg 0-0 Club Brugge-Istanbul Baskaksehir 3-3 Dynamo Kyiv-Young...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko strips Mikheil Saakashvili of citizenship
    Jul27

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko strips Mikheil Saakashvili of citizenship

    Future of former Georgian president in doubt after falling out with pro-western leader …read more Source: Financial...

    Tourist tax to fund Eurovision in Lisbon next year
    Jul26

    Tourist tax to fund Eurovision in Lisbon next year

    The nightmare question of how to fund the Eurovision Song Contest after Portugal’s spectacular win in Kiev last May has finally been settled. With Lisbon’s MEO arena the undisputed ‘best place’ for the event, the capital’s controversial tourist tax will be used to the full. Lisbon mayor Fernando Medina explained to...

    Georgia’s ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili loses Ukrainian citizenship
    Jul26

    Georgia’s ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili loses Ukrainian citizenship

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has issued a decree to annul the Ukrainian citizenship of the former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili It means that Saakashvili will no more be a Ukrainian citizen …read more Source:...

    Ex-Georgia leader Saakashvili stripped of Ukrainian citizenship
    Jul26

    Ex-Georgia leader Saakashvili stripped of Ukrainian citizenship

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko stripped former ally turned rival Mikheil Saakashvili of his Ukrainian citizenship, local media reported Wednesday. Saakashvili wrote on Facebook that “deprivation of Ukrainian citizenship is another step to the foundation of a dictatorship.” Saakashvili, who was president of Georgia in 2004-2007 and...

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