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Ukrainian farmers should enter EU market not only with raw materials but also with products of pr...

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President Petro Poroshenko has noted that the importance of Ukrainians bringing to the European market not only raw materials or products of the agrarian sector, but also products of the processing industry.

Reuters: Zuckerberg under pressure to face EU lawmakers over data scandal

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STRASBOURG – Facebook Inc’s Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg came under pressure from EU lawmakers on April 18 to come to Europe and shed light on the data breach involving Cambridge Analytica that affected nearly three million Europeans. Read more here. The post Reuters: Zuckerberg under pr...

Ukraine, EU sign agreement on EUR 50 mln for Energy Efficiency Fund

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Ukraine and the European Union signed an agreement on irrevocable financing of the Energy Efficiency Fund in the amount of EUR 50 million.

Ukraine, EU to hold meeting of Parliamentary Association Committee

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Ukraine and the European Union will hold a meeting of the Parliamentary Association Committee.

Almost 50 MEPs call for boycott of 2018 World Cup in Russia

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Forty-six members of the European Parliament have signed a letter calling on EU governments to declare a diplomatic boycott of the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Radio Liberty correspondent in Brussels Rikard Jozwiak has said.

RFE/RL: EU lawmakers call for World Cup boycott

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Dozens of members of the European Parliament have signed a letter calling on EU governments to boycott the soccer World Cup tournament in Russia this summer, citing President Vladimir Putin’s “mockery” of European values. Forty-six lawmakers have so far signed the letter seen by RFE/R...

112.ua: EU Commission proposes to put fingerprints in ID-cards of EU states citizens

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The European Commission intends to extend the list of information required for the ID-card for citizens of EU member states and obligate to put the biometric data, including the fingerprints, as Dimitris Avramopoulos, the EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, said in the in...

Linkevičius: EU could strengthen anti-Russian sanctions over non-fulfillment of Minsk accords

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The European Union could strengthen sanctions against Russia, primarily, over its failure to comply with the Minsk peace accords.

Cabinet assigns Hr 172.5 million for regional development

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The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has sent Hr 172.5 million received from the European Union as part of the joint program with the EU for regional development. Government resolution No. 236 dated April 11 pus the total amount of funding at Hr 172.5 million. According to the document, these fund...

EU Council not to raise issue of additional sanctions against Russia at meeting on April 16

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BRUSSELS – The EU Council will discuss Russia in Luxembourg on April 16 in the light of the situation in Syria and around the Salisbury incident, but the issue of additional sanctions is not on the agenda so far, a high-ranking European diplomat told journalists on condition of anonymity on...

Parubiy calls EU permit to build Nord Stream 2 a blow to Ukraine

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Verkhovna Rada Chairman Andriy Parubiy has said that the permit of some EU countries for the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline will be a blow to their partners, in particular, Ukraine.

Poroshenko calls on EU to synchronize anti-Russian sanctions with United States

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The European Union should synchronize with the United States the sanctions against the Kremlin over its aggression.

President: There will be no better opportunity for Ukraine’s rapprochement with EU and NATO

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Ukraine will raise the issue of closer cooperation and prospects for membership in the EU and NATO at the upcoming high-level meetings.

Reuters: Russia tells EU it is ready to consider gas supplies via Ukraine after 2020

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MOSCOW – Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic that Russia was ready to consider using Ukraine as a gas transit route after 2020, the energy ministry said on April 11. Read more here. The post Reuters: Russia tells EU it is ready to c...

UkrInform: Klympush-Tsintsadze says e-declarations for activists do not violate Association Agree...

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Requiring the non-governmental activists to file the electronic asset declarations is not a direct violation of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. It is rather an attempt to achieve transparency in their activity with inadequate methods. Read more here. The post UkrInform: Klympush-Tsintsadze ...

Kyiv wants to combine Marshall Plan with EU’s Eastern Partnership plans

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Ukraine is in constant dialogue with the Lithuanian initiators of the Marshall Plan for Ukraine in order to combine it with the EU plans to support the Eastern Partnership countries.

Naftogaz comments on Merkel's statement about Nord Stream 2

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NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine hopes that yesterday’s statement of the German Chancellor will help the ministers of other EU member states to make a decision on Nord Stream 2.

UkrInform: Over 24,000 Ukrainians acquired citizenship in EU in 2016—Eurostat

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Over 24 thousand Ukrainians acquired citizenship of a Member State of the European Union in 2016. Eurostat, the statistical office of the EU, said this in its report issued on April 9, 2018. Read more here. The post UkrInform: Over 24,000 Ukrainians acquired citizenship in EU in 2016—Eurostat app...

Eurostat: Over 24,000 Ukrainians acquired citizenship in EU in 2016

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Over 24 thousand Ukrainians acquired citizenship of a Member State of the European Union (EU) in 2016.

112.ua: Ukraine is invited to G7 Foreign Ministers meeting first-ever

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Ukraine’s Foreign Minister was invited to the meeting of G7 Foreign Ministers for the first time, which is to start on April 22 in Toronto, as Andriy Shevchenko, the Ambassador in Ukraine to Canada, commented for the EU Pravda. Read more here. The post 112.ua: Ukraine is invited to G7 Foreign Min...