Ukraine

112.ua: Kyiv county administrative court is being searched

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Kyiv county administrative court is being searched. Bohdan Sanin, the judge of the County administrative court reported that on his Facebook page. Read more here. The post 112.ua: Kyiv county administrative court is being searched appeared first on KyivPost.

Eurovision fans see Ukraine entering European family

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According to a new poll, 92 percent of EU citizens who visited Kyiv during the Eurovision Song Contest in early May would like to return to Ukraine. And some 64 percent of the EU citizens said they would like to see Ukraine form an even closer relationship with the European Union, the poll found....

Poroshenko: Russia's aggression against Ukraine challenge for whole Black Sea region

UNIAN

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Russia's annexation of Crimea and its aggression in eastern Ukraine are a challenge for the entire Black Sea region and global security, according to his statement made at a solemn opening ceremony of the Istanbul Park in Odesa, an UNIAN correspondent...

Reuters: Tusk says G7 leaders must not waver on Russia sanctions

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European Council President Donald Tusk on May 26 urged Group of Seven leaders to stick firmly to their sanctions policy on Russia over the Ukraine crisis, a day after a senior U.S. official said Washington had no position on the issue. Read more here. The post Reuters: Tusk says G7 leaders must n...

Kyiv says separatists shell Krasnohorivka using multiple rocket launchers

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Russia-backed separatists have fired Krasnohorivka in the Donetsk region using the Grad multiple rocket launchers, deputy head of the National Police of Ukraine, head of the National Police of Ukraine in the Donetsk region Viacheslav Abroskin said. “Militants shelled Krasnohrivka, the distr...

IMF mission in Ukraine over, pension and land reforms expected

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Ukraine's economy continues to recover, near-term outlook is positive.

Kyiv police stage light show with new patrol vehicles

UNIAN

The National Police boasted brand new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV vehicles, which Ukraine received from Japan under the Kyoto Protocol

Klimkin to take part in GLOBSEC Forum in Bratislava on May 27-28

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Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin will take part in the GLOBSECBratislava GlobalSecurityForum 2017 on May 27-28.

OSCE spots banned Gvozdika howitzers in militant-controlled area of Donbas

UNIAN

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine has spotted banned 122mm Gvozdika self-propelled howitzers in the occupied territory of Donetsk region.

Five Ukrainian soldiers wounded in ATO zone over last day

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Five Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone in eastern Ukraine over the past day.

Financial Times: IMF urges Ukraine to stick with reform effort

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The International Monetary Fund has urged Ukraine’s government to stick the course with its reform efforts as part of its financial aid programme to the country. Read more here. The post Financial Times: IMF urges Ukraine to stick with reform effort appeared first on KyivPost.

UNIAN: IMF says Ukraine’s fiscal, monetary policies remain on track to meet 2017 targets

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An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, led by Ron van Rooden, completed its visit to Kyiv, aimed to initiate discussions on the fourth review of the authorities’ economic reform program supported under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) arrangement. Read more here. The post UNIAN: IMF says U...

Blockade leaves tens of thousands without salaries in eastern Ukraine - Hromadske

UNIAN

The ongoing economic blockade of the Russian-occupied Eastern Ukraine takes toll on lives of thousands of people, trapped in the war-torn region, as legal owners of Ukrainian companies earlier seized by Russian-backed militants have ceased paying staff salaries, while all trade with the uncontrol...

Ukraine absent from meeting of CIS heads of govt

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Ukraine will not be represented at a meeting of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Council of Heads of Government, which is expected to take place in the Russian city of Kazan on May 26. There are no Ukrainian representatives on the list of participants in the session, which was circula...

Ukraine's Air Force to get modernized jet fighters, bombers

UNIAN

The Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) in 2017 will receive about 60 repaired and modernized jet fighters MiG-29, Su-27, Su-25 attack aircraft, Su-24 bombers, as well as L-39 combat training aircraft, head of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry's Communications and Press Department Lt....

NBU: Number of banks operating in Ukraine - 90

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As of May 25, 2017, the number of banks operating in Ukraine totaled 90.

Seven people arrested, 350 million total bail set, - Interior Minister Avakov on "taxmen of Klyme...

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At the same time Ukraine needs to continue judicial reform in order to prevent wrongful court decisions in future.

Crimean Tatar lawyer wins international prize for human rights defenders at risk

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Emil Kurbedinov, a 35-years-old Crimean Tatar lawyer, who has been fighting for the rights of several prominent Crimean Tatar and pro-Ukrainian activists and journalists in Russian-held Crimea,  becomes the 2017 winner of the Front Line Defenders prize, the annual award for human rights defenders...

UNIAN: Court overturns liquidation of Mykhailivsky Bank

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Kyiv’s District Administrative Court on May 15, on the suit by Ecosipan company, the sole owner of the Mykhailivsky Bank, canceled the decision of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) on the insolvency of the Mykhailivsky Bank, the decision of the Deposit Guarantee Fund to introduce an interi...

PM Groysman: Revenues from customs grew by UAH 500 million

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Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman says that daily revenues from Ukrainian customs total UAH 1.3 billion, which is by UAH 500 million more than before.