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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    eNCA | EU urged not to reject Ukraine’s aspirations
    Sep15

    eNCA | EU urged not to reject Ukraine’s aspirations

    Kiev has already angered its bitter foe Moscow by signing in 2014 a landmark trade agreement with the EU. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko to make repeat bid for U.N. peacekeepers in Donbas
    Sep15

    Poroshenko to make repeat bid for U.N. peacekeepers in Donbas

    KYIV – Historically, Ukraine has been in the top tier of contributors to United Nations peacekeeping missions in conflict zones worldwide. Now, one of the intergovernmental body’s truce contingents might land in eastern Ukraine, where Russia has waged an unprovoked war since April 2014, a month after it illegally annexed the Ukrainian...

    Saakashvili returns to Ukraine
    Sep15

    Saakashvili returns to Ukraine

    Police serve him with notice on breaching border LVIV – Ukrainian border-control authorities have formally read out a document to Mikheil Saakashvili on what officials said was his illegal entry into Ukraine on September 10. The ex-Georgian president and former governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region was served the notice on September 12 in...

    Ukrainian World Congress celebrates its 50th anniversary in Kyiv
    Sep15

    Ukrainian World Congress celebrates its 50th anniversary in Kyiv

    KYIV – The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) held its 50th anniversary commemoration at the Mystetskyi Arsenal in Kyiv on August 26. Joining the UWC leadership and representatives of its international network were Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko and First Lady Maryna Poroshenko; Head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Patriarch Filaret of...

    Russia’s Kerch Strait bridge:  New threat to regional stability
    Sep15

    Russia’s Kerch Strait bridge: New threat to regional stability

    After illegally annexing Crimea in 2014, Russia declared it would build a 12-mile-long road-and-rail bridge across the Kerch Strait, connecting mainland Russia to the occupied Crimean peninsula. And last year (2016), with construction under way, Moscow officials promised that the building of this massive bridge would “in no way limit [maritime]...

    IMF’s Lipton says Ukraine risks going backwards
    Sep15

    IMF’s Lipton says Ukraine risks going backwards

    KIEV – Ukraine risks reversing progress made under a $17.5 billion aid-for-reforms programme from the International Monetary Fund, IMF first deputy managing director David Lipton was quoted as saying on Friday, urging the government to improve anti-graft… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says anti-corruption chamber more feasible in short-term
    Sep15

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says anti-corruption chamber more feasible in short-term

    KIEV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday said he hoped an anti-corruption chamber would be created next month, expressing doubt that an independent court could be established before 2019. The IMF wants Ukraine to set up a special… …read more Source:...

    Can Ukraine pave an economic path back to normality?
    Sep15

    Can Ukraine pave an economic path back to normality?

    Three years after Ukraine sank into conflict, its government is pursuing economic reforms. The issue of new Eurobonds by Ukraine expected next week will mark the biggest step the country has taken to recover its economic sovereignty since Russia initiated armed aggression against it in 2014. Not many Ukraine watchers expected the country to...

    IMF’s Lipton says Ukraine risks going backwards
    Sep15

    IMF’s Lipton says Ukraine risks going backwards

    KIEV – Ukraine risks reversing progress made under a $17.5 billion aid-for-reforms programme from the International Monetary Fund, IMF first deputy managing director David Lipton was quoted as saying on Friday, urging the government to improve anti-graft… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says anti-corruption chamber more feasible in short-term
    Sep15

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says anti-corruption chamber more feasible in short-term

    KIEV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday said he hoped an anti-corruption chamber would be created next month, expressing doubt that an independent court could be established before 2019. The IMF wants Ukraine to set up a special… …read more Source:...