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Poroshenko: Issue of Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia discussed at meeting with G7, EU amb...

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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, during a meeting with the ambassadors of the G7 countries and the European Union, noted the need to consolidate international efforts for the release of Ukrainian political prisoners illegally held in Russia.

UkrInform: Poroshenko reminds EU of new Kremlin crimes

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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has held a meeting with a delegation of the Political and Security Committee (PSC) of the European Union. Read more here. The post UkrInform: Poroshenko reminds EU of new Kremlin crimes appeared first on KyivPost.

Poroshenko reminds EU of new Kremlin crimes

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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has held a meeting with a delegation of the Political and Security Committee(PSC) of the European Union.

UNIAN: EU schedules talks on gas transit via Ukraine

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Trilateral talks between the European Union, Ukraine and the Kremlin on the transit of gas through the territory of Ukraine are scheduled for early July. “Time is a precious commodity. I hope to start working with Russia & Ukraine on the trilateral gas agenda in early July. Complex nego...

President: Draft constitutional amendments on Ukraine's accession to EU and NATO almost ready

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The Constitutional Commission is finalizing the draft laws on constitutional amendments regarding the stipulation of the European and Euro-Atlantic directions of Ukraine's development in the Basic Law.

112.ua: Rally in support of Sentsov took place in Kyiv

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Oleg Sentsov’s supporters gathered in Kyiv near the EU embassy building; they held a rally, expressing solidarity with Sentsov and other political prisoners in Russia. 112 Ukraine TV channel’s correspondent reported this on air. Read more here. The post 112.ua: Rally in support of Sen...

Mingarelli: SBU should focus on combating terrorism, rather than investigating economic crimes

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Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine Hugues Mingarelli believes Ukraine’s SBU Security Service should not exercise law enforcement functions as such, but focus on the tasks of counterintelligence and countering terrorism. SBU should concentrate only on three main types of activity: protecti...

UNIAN: EU countries buying more agrarian produce from Ukraine

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Ukraine increased foreign trade turnover of agrarian and food products with EU countries by 14 percent in January-April 2018, to $2.8 billion dollars. “In January-April 2018, the foreign trade turnover of agrarian and food produce between Ukraine and the European Union countries increased b...

Ukrainian agricultural exports to EU countries grow by $145 mln

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In January-April 2018, the foreign trade turnover in agricultural and food products between Ukraine and the European Union member states increased by almost 14% compared to the corresponding period last year and totaled $2.8 billion. In particular, the agricultural exports to the EU countries dur...

UNIAN: Poroshenko – Ukraine to be able to receive gas through new gas pipeline

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Ukraine will be able to receive gas from the Trans-Anatolian Pipeline (TANAP), which connects Azerbaijan, Turkey, Serbia and the EU countries, via Bulgaria and Romania, according to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. “Ukraine will be able to receive gas from the Trans-Anatolian Pipeline ...

Ukraine joins EU Council’s sanctions decision for illegal elections in Crimea

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Ukraine, Albania, Montenegro and Norway have joined the EU sanctions against Russia for holding elections in the annexed Crimea. “The Candidate Countries Montenegro and Albania, and the EFTA country Norway, member of the European Economic Area, as well as Ukraine, align themselves with this...

EurActive: Poland wants to speed up progress on gas directive

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Ten EU member states support Poland’s position which calls for accelerating work on the amendment to the European gas directive, aimed against the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. Read more here. The post EurActive: Poland wants to speed up progress on gas directive appeared first ...

112.ua: European Journalists Federation to appeal to EU Council in case of political decision on ...

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The European Federation of Journalists will appeal to the EU Council in case of the political decision on the 112 Ukraine license and will argue such decision as Ricardo Gutierrez, the EFJ Secretary-General claimed. The Federation has urged the Ukrainian leadership to put an end to the oppression...

The Financial: 15 percent more Ukrainians travel to Europe

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On June 11 2017, the visa-free regime between Ukraine and the EU entered into force. This allowed Ukrainians with biometric passports to travel without a visa to most EU countries for a period of 90 days in any 180-day period. Read more here.  The post The Financial: 15 percent more Ukrainians tr...

Poroshenko expects Ukraine to join EU and NATO by 2030

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President Petro Poroshenko expects that Ukraine will become a member of the European Union and the North Atlantic Alliance until 2030.

112.ua: In first year of visa-free agreement, over 20 million Ukrainians visited EU

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June 11 marks one year since the EU-Ukraine visa-free regime was introduced. This canceled the necessity of visas during the border crossing procedure – for Ukrainians who own the biometric passports. The respective measure is foreseen by the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. The State Bord...

Poroshenko thanks G7, EU leaders for their position on Kremlin

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has thanked the leaders of the G7 and EU states for supporting Ukraine.

Reuters: US, EU take small step on trade, but no breakthrough at G7 summit

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The United States and European Union will establish a dialogue on trade within the next two weeks, a French official said on Friday, signaling a modest step forward for bitterly divided allies at a Group of Seven summit in Canada. Read more here. The post Reuters: US, EU take small step on trade,...

Reuters: EU appeals at G7 for support for jailed Ukraine film maker

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The chairman of European Union leaders Donald Tusk appealed at a G7 summit on Friday for support for Ukrainian film maker Oleg Sentsov, sentenced by Russia to 20 years in a prison camp in Siberia for opposing Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Read more here. The post Reuters: EU appeals at G7 for su...

EU to study anti-corruption court law before giving assessment

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BRUSSELS – The European Union will give its assessment on the law on the anti-corruption court adopted on June 7 by the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s parliament, only after a full and comprehensive study of the legislation is complete, an EU spokesperson in Brussels has told the Kyiv Post. The Rada a...