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      Rada’s regulation committee turns down resolution on Yatsenyuk dismissal
      Mar16

      Rada’s regulation committee turns down resolution on Yatsenyuk dismissal

      The Verkhovna Rada committee on the regulation and organization of the parliamentary work has rejected a draft resolution on the resignation of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk as it does not meet the Constitution and laws of Ukraine, said First Deputy Chairman of Committee Pavlo Pynzenyk. According to the decision of the committee, the relevant...

      Poroshenko, Juncker agree on next steps for implementation of EU visa-free regime
      Mar12

      Poroshenko, Juncker agree on next steps for implementation of EU visa-free regime

      Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko held a telephone conversation with President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker on Friday, press secretary of the Ukrainian head of state Sviatoslav Tseholko has said. In particular, the two officials discussed the changes in the Ukrainian legislation related to electronic declaration and welcomed...

      Prosecutor’s office announces suspicion to Mykhailo Yezhel
      Mar12

      Prosecutor’s office announces suspicion to Mykhailo Yezhel

      The Prosecutor General’s Office (PGO) has delivered a notification of suspicion to Ukraine’s former Defense Minister Mykhailo Yezhel due to improper performance of his official duties, the PGO press service reported. The PGO mentioned the minister’s negligence when agreeing the list of military equipment owned by the Ukrainian...

      Obama Sees Ukraine as Putin’s Client State
      Mar11

      Obama Sees Ukraine as Putin’s Client State

      Putin acted in Ukraine in response to a client state that was about to slip out of his grasp. Obama’s theory here is simple: Ukraine is a core Russian interest but not an American one, so Russia will always be able to maintain escalatory dominance there. AC: Obama Sees Ukraine as Putin’s Client State …read more Source: The...

      Russia demands compensations for piquetting its diplomatic bodies
      Mar11

      Russia demands compensations for piquetting its diplomatic bodies

      The attacks on Russia’s Embassy and Consulates General in Ukraine are outrageous, the international community must respond to this, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told Russia’s REN TV channel. “We regularly monitor the situation, get in touch with the ambassador and his staff. They hold on, the way people who feel their...

      Ministry of Justice reports on implementing the law on lustration
      Mar11

      Ministry of Justice reports on implementing the law on lustration

      The lustration in Ukraine has had its effects in general, despite a number of violations. Director of Department of questions of lustration of the Ukrainian Ministry of justice Tetyana Kozachenko said this on Thursday, March 10, at the session of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on combating and preventing corruption. Kozachenko told about the...

      Andriy Pasishnyk is hiding from NABU
      Mar10

      Andriy Pasishnyk is hiding from NABU

      Detectives from the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine have failed to hand over the suspicion notice personally to Andriy Pasishnyk, executive director of state-owned Naftogaz, in an investigation launched after ex-Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius accused the official of interference in his work, according to the NABU’s press...

      One of the largest enterprises of chemical industry of Ukraine to be privatized
      Mar09

      One of the largest enterprises of chemical industry of Ukraine to be privatized

      February 16, 2016 President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed a law on amendments to the privatization process. The State Property Fund of Ukraine (SPF) will be responsible for the implementation of the law. Hundreds of companies from energy sector, chemical industry, port infrastructure on the list. Over 25 biggest state-owned entities are...

      Ukraine Bonds Jump on Reports Jaresko Offered Prime Minister Job
      Mar08

      Ukraine Bonds Jump on Reports Jaresko Offered Prime Minister Job

      Ukrainian bonds wiped out their 2016 losses this month as speculation Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko will be named prime minister boosted confidence the country will pull through its worst political crisis since a pro-Europe coalition came to power two years ago. Bloomberg: Ukraine Bonds Jump on Reports Jaresko Offered Prime Minister Job...

      Russian soldiers ‘dying in large numbers’ in Ukraine – Nato
      Mar08

      Russian soldiers ‘dying in large numbers’ in Ukraine – Nato

      Nato’s deputy secretary general, told a conference in Latvia: “Russian leaders are less and less able to conceal the fact that Russian soldiers are fighting – and dying – in large numbers in eastern Ukraine.”There was “mounting evidence that the Russian incursion into Ukraine is becoming much less popular among the Russian public”. The US...

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