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    President and Vice-President held press conference on occasion of fourth year in office
    Jan22

    President and Vice-President held press conference on occasion of fourth year in office

    On occasion of the fourth anniversary of their inauguration, Bulgaria’s President Rossen Plevneliev and Bulgaria’s Vice-President Margarita Popova rendered account of the activity of the Presidential institution during a special press conference. President Plevneliev mentioned in his speech the construction of new motorways and the...

    Ukraine acts to purge court system of bribery, corruption
    Jan22

    Ukraine acts to purge court system of bribery, corruption

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s constitutional court approved moves on Friday to stamp out political meddling in the judicial system and halt bribe-taking among judges, part of an anti-corruption drive to help secure aid and goodwill from vital international backers. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine acts to purge court system of bribery, corruption
    Jan22

    Ukraine acts to purge court system of bribery, corruption

    Ukraine’s constitutional court approved moves on Friday to stamp out political meddling in the judicial system and halt bribe-taking among judges, part of an anti-corruption drive to help secure aid and goodwill from vital international backers. …read more Source: Channel...

    Antimonopoly Committee Fines Gazprom UAH 85 bln
    Jan22

    Antimonopoly Committee Fines Gazprom UAH 85 bln

    The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (ACU) has fined Russia’s gas monopoly Gazprom UAH 85 billion (about $3.4 billion) for abusing monopoly position in Ukraine’s gas transit market. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine acts to purge court system of bribery, corruption
    Jan22

    Ukraine acts to purge court system of bribery, corruption

    Ukraine’s constitutional court approved moves on Friday to stamp out political meddling in the judicial system and halt bribe-taking among judges, part of an anti-corruption drive to help secure aid and goodwill from vital international backers …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine sticks Russia with massive gas bill
    Jan22

    Ukraine sticks Russia with massive gas bill

    Eastern European country demands $3.5 billion from Russian Gazprom for abusing the ‘monopoly status’ it enjoys on gas transits …read more Source: World...

    Kerry says lifting of sanctions on Russia possible
    Jan22

    Kerry says lifting of sanctions on Russia possible

    U.S Secretary of State John Kerry said during the World Economic Forum in Davos that lifting of sanctions on Russia is achievable. …read more Source:...

    Minsk platform hailed as instrumental in negotiating peaceful settlement in Ukraine
    Jan22

    Minsk platform hailed as instrumental in negotiating peaceful settlement in Ukraine

    The process is progressing. The process has been effective as the ceasefire mostly holds. There is shelling, but people do not die, Ukraine’s Consul General said. …read more Source:...

    Flu Virus Is New Killer In Eastern Ukraine
    Jan22

    Flu Virus Is New Killer In Eastern Ukraine

    A flu epidemic is sweeping through the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk — and the conflict smoldering nearby is making the situation even worse. Doctors are unable to identify the exact strain of the virus, because the laboratory they need is across the front lines in separatist-controlled Donetsk. (RFE/RL’s Current Time TV)...

    Poroshenko: Ukraine Expects $7 Bln from IMF
    Jan22

    Poroshenko: Ukraine Expects $7 Bln from IMF

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said Ukraine expects to receive $7 billion from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) this year. …read more Source:...