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    Ukraine Evades Minsk Agreements for Fear of Federalization
    Dec25

    Ukraine Evades Minsk Agreements for Fear of Federalization

    24 de diciembre de 2015, 17:12Moscow, Dec 24 (Prensa Latina) Ukraine fears that Minsk agreements will lead to federalization and, therefore, avoids by all means to fulfill its implementation, notes a report of the Center for Political Studies, released today. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Ukraine to introduce embargo against Russian food: PM
    Dec24

    Ukraine to introduce embargo against Russian food: PM

    Bill giving government right to impose trade sanctions was backed by lawmakers with 291 in favo… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine MPs approve tit-for-tat Russian embargo
    Dec24

    Ukraine MPs approve tit-for-tat Russian embargo

    KIEV: Ukraine’s parliament voted on Thursday to give the government the right to impose a trade embargo against Russia, which said last week that it would suspend a free trade zone with Ukraine from Jan.1. The law, supported by 291 of parliament’s 420 lawmakers, will come into force when it has been signed by the president. Russian...

    Ukraine’s Lawmakers Vote To Allow Trade Embargo Against Russia
    Dec24

    Ukraine’s Lawmakers Vote To Allow Trade Embargo Against Russia

    Ukraine’s parliament has voted to allow the government the right to impose a trade embargo against Russia. The law was supported by 291 of the parliament’s 420 lawmakers on December 24 and will come i …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine to introduce embargo against Russian food: PM
    Dec24

    Ukraine to introduce embargo against Russian food: PM

    KIEV – Ukraine is responding to Moscow’s food embargo with “mirror sanctions” of its own that will take effect on January 1, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced Thursday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine’s foreign-born ministers at the forefront of reforms
    Dec24

    Ukraine’s foreign-born ministers at the forefront of reforms

    KYIV – When Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov told Mikheil Saakashvili to “Get the hell out of my country!” to conclude their nasty shouting match at the December 14 meeting of the president’s National Reforms Council, he struck a nerve in the country. Ukrainians have been critical of the unprecedented number of foreigners serving in key […]...

    EU-Ukraine trade agreement goes into effect January 1
    Dec24

    EU-Ukraine trade agreement goes into effect January 1

    Last-ditch talks with Russia fail to resolve impasse over trade BRUSSELS – Last-ditch negotiations aimed at addressing Russia’s concerns about a free-trade agreement between the European Union and Ukraine ended without result on December 21. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem said the landmark trade agreement will go into force as...

    Conserved conflict: Russia’s innovations in Ukraine’s east
    Dec24

    Conserved conflict: Russia’s innovations in Ukraine’s east

    Russia’s conflict undertaking in Ukraine’s east fits within patterns familiar from other post-Soviet conflicts initiated by Russia and conserved on Russian terms with international assistance (see Eurasia Daily Monitor, December 17). However, Russia’s war in Ukraine’s east involves a number of major political and military...

    Plast scouts share Bethlehem Peace Light with Poroshenko
    Dec24

    Plast scouts share Bethlehem Peace Light with Poroshenko

    KYIV – Plast Ukrainian scouts on December 19 visited the Presidential Administration of Ukraine to present the Bethlehem Peace Light to President Petro Poroshenko. Lighting the president’s icon lamp with the flame of the Peace Light, Andriy Luzan, a member of the national supervisory board of Plast – National Scout Organization of Ukraine,...

    Destruction of Donbas economy  supports local Russia-backed ‘insurgency’
    Dec24

    Destruction of Donbas economy supports local Russia-backed ‘insurgency’

    The Donbas presents ample evidence that the Kremlin and local authorities support the economy’s dysfunction. Ukrainian oligarch Rinat Akhmetov’s key energy company DTEK announced the restructuring of its $750 million and $160 million Eurobonds, which are set to mature in 2018 (Interfax-Ukraine, December 1). One of the main reasons for...