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      Cabinet approves expanded list of embargoed Russian goods
      Jan21

      Cabinet approves expanded list of embargoed Russian goods

      The Cabinet of Ministers has approved an expanded list of Russian goods banned from being imported into the territory of Ukraine, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said during a government meeting on Jan. 20. “Today more than 70 types of commodities originating from Russia will be added to the original list of the Russian-made goods […]...

      Supporting Ukraine
      Jan21

      Supporting Ukraine

      The EU is supporting Ukraine in its reform process, which is vital for a Ukrainian economy weakened by conflict, Russian sanctions and trade restrictions. Member States are also supporting Ukraine. We are also engaged in efforts to boost the business opportunities of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Ukraine through various programs that will...

      Russia demands $2.5 bln from Ukraine for unused gas
      Jan20

      Russia demands $2.5 bln from Ukraine for unused gas

      Russia’s gas giant Gazprom demands that NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine pay $2.549 billion for refusing to buy Russian gas in the 3Q 2015 as provided for in the 2009 contract, which Ukraine argues in Stockholm arbitration. “Today PJSC Gazprom has sent a bill to NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine requesting payments for gas which was not […] …read more...

      With One Eye on Moscow, Europe Presses Ukraine on Reforms
      Jan20

      With One Eye on Moscow, Europe Presses Ukraine on Reforms

      The European Union pressed Ukraine authorities on Monday to overcome political feuding and implement promised reforms as it looks to shore up the country’s democratic and economic credentials. Having so far failed to end the Russian-backed war in eastern Ukraine, Kiev’s western supporters are now seeking to shift the focus onto...

      Poroshenko dismissed four infamous judges
      Jan20

      Poroshenko dismissed four infamous judges

      On January 18, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko dismissed four judges. In particular, Poroshenko has dismissed Rodion Kireiev, a judge of the Pechersk district court of Kyiv, who, the High Council of Justice believes, unreasonably changed the preventive measure against the former Prime Minister Yuliia Tymoshenko from recognizance not to leave...

      Timothy Ash: Is Ukraine-Russian peace deal brewing behind the scenes?
      Jan20

      Timothy Ash: Is Ukraine-Russian peace deal brewing behind the scenes?

      Something significant might be happening in the Ukraine peace process. KP: Timothy Ash: Is Ukraine-Russian peace deal brewing behind the scenes? …read more Source: The American Center for a European...

      How Ukraine Weaned Itself Off Russian Gas
      Jan14

      How Ukraine Weaned Itself Off Russian Gas

      Not so long ago, Russia could bend Ukraine to its will by threatening to cut off natural gas supplies. Now, Russia is offering discounts, but Ukraine is not interested because it’s getting plenty of gas in Europe. This change reflects developments in the European gas market that don’t augur well for one of Russia’s biggest […]...

      How Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin sabotaged the reform process
      Jan14

      How Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin sabotaged the reform process

      Under former President Viktor Yanukovych, the prosecutor’s office was seriously compromised. As a result, public faith in law enforcement remains critically low. Post-Maidan expectations of real reform received a setback when President Petro Poroshenko appointed Shokin, who is widely viewed as part of the old guard. That concern has proven...

      Rosneft sells its network of filling stations in Ukraine
      Jan14

      Rosneft sells its network of filling stations in Ukraine

      “Rosneft” has decided to sell its network of filling stations in Ukraine the Swiss Glusco Energy S. A. this publication reports OilNews with reference to a source in the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine. According to him, a Swiss company filed with the antitrust authority a request for purchase of a network on 4 January. Other […] …read...

      Ukrainian Railways will sue Russia for the loss of its property in the Crimea
      Jan14

      Ukrainian Railways will sue Russia for the loss of its property in the Crimea

      PJSC “Ukrainian Railways” is preparing a lawsuit against Russia demanding to compensate losses incurred as a result of the illegal annexation of the Crimean Peninsula. This was announced by Deputy Minister of Infrastructure Vladimir Omelian. According Omelian “UZ” prepare proposals for procedures for action over the next 1-2 months. Ministry of...

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