Politics

President rules out early elections in Ukraine

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that there will be no early elections in Ukraine.

Poroshenko expects anti-corruption court law to be adopted by year-end

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko expects that the MPs will adopt the law on rural medicine by the end of November and the law on anti-corruption court by the end of 2017.

President Poroshenko: National project on road repairs to be implemented in following years

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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has said that the repairs and construction of roads have already become a nationwide project, which will be implemented in the followings years as well.

Canadian MP urges to provide Ukraine with visa-free regime

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Member of the Canadian Parliament Linda Duncan urges to provide citizens of Ukraine with visa-free travel to Canada.

CEC registers 18 international observers for local elections on Oct 29

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The Central Election Commission (CEC) has registered 18 official observers from the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs for the first local elections to united territorial communities that will take place on October 29, the CEC's press service has reported.

Yelchenko in the UN: 4% of Ukrainian citizens became internally displaced persons due to Russian ...

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At least 1.6 million Ukrainian citizens have become internally displaced persons since 2014; more than 3.8 million people need humanitarian assistance as a result of Russian armed aggression and occupation.

Volodymyr Groysman, Pavel Filip discuss prospects for deepening bilateral relations

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Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman and Prime Minister of Moldova Pavel Filip discussed the progress in implementing the agenda of bilateral relations, as well as prospects for deepening joint cooperation.

Week's milestones. Real and virtual reforms, budget anticipations and crime manifestations

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Early signs of the rally for "large-scale political reform" slacking off have signaled how farfetched its comparison with the Maidan was. Medical reform has been voted despite numerous fears and attempts by opponents to derail the voting process. Parliamentarians continue to resort to t...

Ukraine, Poland sign deal on national minorities' language of instruction

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First Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland Piotr Glinski has said the two countries found mutual understanding with respect to the education law in Ukraine in terms of languages of national minorities, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

G7 Ambassadors welcome healthcare reform in Ukraine

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The G7 ambassadors welcome the adoption of the healthcare reform by the Verkhovna Rada and look forward to its swift enactment, according to a statement published on the official website of the Italian Embassy in Ukraine.

G7 ambassadors expect swift enactment of Ukraine’s healthcare reform bill

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G7 Ambassadors in Ukraine welcome the adoption of the healthcare reform bill and look forward to its swift enactment.

Ukrainian Commander-in-Chief: Lethal weapons supplies depend on political decision of U.S. leader...

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The procedural matters of supplies of lethal weapons to Ukraine by the United States have been tackled, and now everything depends on the political decision of the U.S. leadership.

Poroshenko to meet with U.S. envoy Volker, no firm date confirmed

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is going to meet with United States Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker, according to the Ukrainian news agency RBC Ukraine.

Russia's FSB detains Ukrainian citizen for illegal border crossing, seizes guns, grenades

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The Russian FSB security service has reported its agents have detained a Ukrainian citizen when he attempted to illegally cross the Ukraine-Russian border in Russia's Kursk Oblast, according to the FSB's press service.

Ukrainian, Hungarian diplomats to discuss support for Kyiv's Euro-Atlantic integration

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Head of the Mission of Ukraine to NATO Vadym Prystaiko and Hungary's Permanent Representative to NATO will discuss Budapest's attitude to the Euro-Atlantic integration of Kyiv against the background of statements by Hungarian politicians regarding their intention to block Ukraine's ra...

PM Groysman expects Parliament to support laws on film industry

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Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman has said that the Verkhovna Rada should approve laws on the development of domestic film industry in the near future.

Myroslav Prodan: Fiscal Service interested in implementing world standards

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The State Fiscal Service is interested in implementing global practices to improve administrative processes and ensure that the Ukrainian tax and customs services are brought in line with the European standards.

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Klimkin to take part in OSCE Mediterranean Conference in Palermo

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Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has arrived in the Italian city of Palermo to participate in the OSCE Mediterranean Conference 2017.

Saakashvili to continue protest rally outside Ukraine's parliament until Nov 7 – media

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Ex-president of Georgia, ex-governor of Ukraine's Odesa region and an organizer of an anti-government protest rally in Ukraine Mikheil Saakashvili has announced the campaign will last at least until November 7, according to the Ukrainian online newspaper Ukrayinska Pravda.

President Poroshenko: Ukrainian warrior is a guarantor of independent state

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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has stated that the Ukrainian army has changed completely over the last three years.