: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: World Press about Ukraine

    South Ossetia Region Considers Vote to Join Russia
    Oct20

    South Ossetia Region Considers Vote to Join Russia

    The breakaway Georgian region of South Ossetia said it plans a Crimean-style referendum on joining Russia, drawing a furious riposte from Tbilisi over a move that risks inflaming the Kremlin’s already frayed relations with the West. Leonid Tibilov, president of the self-declared republic of South Ossetia, said he had laid out the plans...

    Russia-Ukraine Airline Ban To Be Lifted? Cross-Country Flights Stopped Amid Sanctions, Conflict
    Oct20

    Russia-Ukraine Airline Ban To Be Lifted? Cross-Country Flights Stopped Amid Sanctions, Conflict

    Russian aviation authorities want to hold discussions with their Ukrainian counterparts aimed at lifting a ban on commercial flights between the two countries, Deputy Transport Minister Valery Okulov reportedly said Tuesday. Flights between the two countries had completely stopped in September as Moscow and Kiev sought to reinforce sanctions...

    Nadiya Savchenko’s Sister Arrives in Russia Despite Entry Ban Warnings
    Oct20

    Nadiya Savchenko’s Sister Arrives in Russia Despite Entry Ban Warnings

    Vera Savchenko, a sister of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, has been allowed to enter Russia. …read more Source:...

    Mostly Russians, Turkish and Ukrainians granted right of Bulgarian residence in 2014
    Oct20

    Mostly Russians, Turkish and Ukrainians granted right of Bulgarian residence in 2014

    During the past year Bulgaria granted the right of permanent residence to a total of 8795 nationals of non-EU countries. This has been announced by the European Commission, quoting data by Eurostat. Most often, the right of permanent residence in Bulgaria was given to Russians (3307), Turkish (2347), and Ukrainians (598 persons). One third of the...

    Ukraine, Poland to Integrate Gas Transportation Systems
    Oct20

    Ukraine, Poland to Integrate Gas Transportation Systems

    The parties anticipate that the project will be completed in 2020. …read more Source:...

    US Says Ukrainian Led Ring That Stole Online Bank Info
    Oct20

    US Says Ukrainian Led Ring That Stole Online Bank Info

    A Ukrainian man pleaded not guilty Monday to charges he orchestrated a scheme to steal individual computer users’ online bank information and sell it on the black market. Sergey Vovnenko, who allegedly used aliases like “Darklife” and “Centurion,” was charged in April in a six-count indictment that was unsealed last...

    Georgia’s breakaway South Ossetia seeks vote on joining Russia
    Oct20

    Georgia’s breakaway South Ossetia seeks vote on joining Russia

    The breakaway Georgian region of South Ossetia said it plans a Crimean-style referendum on joining Russia, drawing a furious riposte from Tbilisi over a move that risks inflaming the Kremlin’s already frayed relations with the West. …read more Source: Channel...

    Watch this space
    Oct20

    Watch this space

    A high supply of office space will likely keep Warsaw rents low for the foreseeable future, but unusually for Poland nobody seems to be complaining By Alex Hyes In 2013, Piotr Gromniak, the president of the board of Echo Investment stated “We are starting the construction of the tallest and the largest project in the history of Echo Investment....

    Concerned like a Polish entrepreneur
    Oct20

    Concerned like a Polish entrepreneur

    No capital, high debt repayments, too few orders, low demand, a poorly qualified workforce or simply inadequate infrastructure? Which of these factors could possibly be causing the pessimism of small and medium business owners in Poland? The answer? None of them. The greatest hindrance to business development is bureaucracy and an erratic legal...

    Opinion:  From European Union to Just a Common Market
    Oct20

    Opinion: From European Union to Just a Common Market

    Roberto Savio, founder and president emeritus of the Inter Press Service (IPS) news agency and publisher of Other News.By Roberto SavioROME, Oct 20 2015 (IPS)The success in the recent Swiss elections of the UDC-SVP, a xenophobic, anti European Union, right wing party, opens a number of reflections.Roberto SavioSeventy years ago Europe came out...