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Section: The American Center for a European Ukraine (USA)

      Cabinet announces Pension Fund bankrupt
      May23

      Cabinet announces Pension Fund bankrupt

      Pension Fund of Ukraine has been announced bankrupt, because more than half of its budget is subsidised from the state budget. Minister of Social Policy of Ukraine Andriy Reva informed about this. As Reva said, the Pension Fund budget is UAH 257 billion, of which 145 billion are a subsidy. Pension Fund deficit was UAH […] …read more Source:...

      All the President’s Men
      May19

      All the President’s Men

      Reformers had hoped that whoever took his place could ensure a clean start. But Lutsenko is not that person. Existing laws specified that any appointee to the office of the prosecutor general must have legal training or prior experience in the department. Neither applied to Lutsenko. Each decision President Poroshenko makes is bringing him a […]...

      Russia says no IMF aid for Ukraine unless it pays its debt
      May19

      Russia says no IMF aid for Ukraine unless it pays its debt

      Russia says it won’t support a much-needed International Monetary Fund aid package for Ukraine unless it stipulates a debt repayment to Russia. Ukraine says it will not return $3 billion to Russia that a previous government borrowed in 2013 because Moscow refuses to agree to terms already accepted by other international creditors. WP:...

      The danger of Russian disinformation
      May19

      The danger of Russian disinformation

      Russia does not seek to promote itself, but rather to undermine the institutions of the West, often using discordant messages. The invasion, occupation and dismemberment of Ukraine in 2014 was preceded by a highly effective propaganda blitz that fomented confusion in Russian-speaking areas and blinded both Ukrainians and Westerners to what was...

      Ukraine sets $522 mln starting price for OPP privatisation
      May19

      Ukraine sets $522 mln starting price for OPP privatisation

      Ukraine has set a starting price of 13.175 billion hryvnia ($522 million) for the auction of state-owned fertilizer producer Odessa Portside Plant (OPP). OPP’s sale will be valid only if two or more buyers take part in the auction and if at least one of them is a non-resident of Ukraine. These additional conditions were […] …read more...

      EU’s Mogherini Sees Russia Sanctions Being Extended
      May19

      EU’s Mogherini Sees Russia Sanctions Being Extended

      European Union foreign-policy chief Federica Mogherini says she expects sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine to be renewed in July. RFERL: EU’s Mogherini Sees Russia Sanctions Being Extended …read more Source: The American Center for a European...

      “Naftogaz” refused to pay “Gazprom” for gas supplies in Donbass
      May19

      “Naftogaz” refused to pay “Gazprom” for gas supplies in Donbass

      Ukraine’s “Naftogaz” hasn’t received gas from Russia’s ”Gazprom” at GTS entry points in occupied territories of east Ukraine and thus, doesn’t intend to pay for it, informed press service of the gas company. ”Nafrogaz” hasn’t bought gas from “Gazprom” since November 2015. Until then, the company imported gas...

      Government liquidates State Penitentiary Service
      May19

      Government liquidates State Penitentiary Service

      Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers has approved the reform of the State Penitentiary Service. The concept of the reform was presented by First Deputy Minister of Justice Natalia Sevostianova at a government meeting on Wednesday. In particular, two Cabinet resolutions were passed in line with the reform: a resolution on optimization of central...

      IMF and Government will reform pension system
      May16

      IMF and Government will reform pension system

      Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Rozenko met with representatives of the IMF Mission, led by Head of the Mission Ron van Roden. The discussion was focused on the comprehensive pension reform of Ukraine, overcoming the deficit and balancing the budget of the Pension Fund. The Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine told about the steps […] …read...

      Parliament failed to pass bill on access to information
      May16

      Parliament failed to pass bill on access to information

      The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has returned the bill on openness and access to information on the activities of the Parliament, its committees and members to the committee. 241 MP voted for returning the bill for further elaboration for the second reading. The amended bill received only 206 votes. Even the question of returning the […] …read...

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