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How can Ukraine keep qualified workers from leaving country

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Ukraine is losing grip of its able-bodied citizens. Everyone seems to be seeking jobs and decent salaries abroad - students and criminals, scholars and entrepreneurs… UNIAN asked labor market experts what Ukraine should to keep hold of its labor power.

Ukraine official casts doubt on one of main versions of Amina Okueva's murder

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Ukraine’s Deputy Minister for temporary occupied territories and internally displaced persons George Tuka said that the murder of Amina Okueva and the earlier explosion near the Espresso TV channel HQ in Kyiv, which killed two people and injured MP deputy Ihor Mosiychuk, should not be consi...

China views Ukraine as platform for exports to EU – trade envoy

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Ukraine's Trade Representative Natalia Mykolska says China perceives Ukraine as a platform for exporting its products to the European Union, and counts on exports of Ukrainian goods, in particular, food and industrial products.

Ukraine journo charged with espionage in Belarus dismissed from intel service back in 2009 – Mili...

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The press service of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine refuted the claim by the Belarusian KGB of the alleged involvement of a Ukrainian journalist Pavlo Sharoiko in espionage.

Media claim evidence emerges of Odesa mayor’s Russian citizenship

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Journalists at Ukrayinska Pravda, a Ukrainian online news outlet, report they can prove the mayor of Ukraine’s major seaport and resort city of Odesa, Gennady Trukhanov, is, in fact, a holder of a Russian passport.

Poroshenko says more destinations are to open to Ukrainians visa-free

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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko announced the conclusion in the near future of more agreements on a visa-free travel.

Photo exhibit ".RAW Ukraine on the Frontline" launched in New York

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On November 18, the delegation of the Ukrainian Ministry of Information has presented “.RAW Ukraine on the Frontline” photo exhibit at the Ukrainian Museum in New York City (222 E 6th St).

British MPs defend fees of up to GBP 1,000 an hour to appear on Kremlin propaganda channel

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British MPs who have accepted up to GBP 1,000 an hour to appear on television shows broadcast on RT, formerly Russia Today, have defended their links to the station, classed by the U.S. government last week as a Kremlin propaganda vehicle, the Guardian reports.

Prisoner swap lists already harmonized – media

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A new set of prisoner exchange lists has already been agreed between the Ukrainian side and Russian-backed militants in Donbas more than a week ago, a source in the SBU Security Service has told 112.ua.

Poroshenko: Moscow’s instincts, reflexes, and phobias unchanged over past century

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All political forces of Ukraine must be united for the sake of the country's bright future, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said at a Dnipro meeting with the participants of the Revolution of Dignity and parents of Hero of the Heavenly Hundred Serhiy Nigoyan, according to the presidentia...

Week’s milestones. Budget and Christmas in Parliament, anti-corruption mess, and Avakov, the Cons...

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The Verkhovna Rada pleased Catholics and Protestants by including December 25, the Western-style Christmas holiday, in the list of the country’s official days-off and also adopted in the first reading the draft budget for 2018. Petro Poroshenko congratulated the Ukrainian Marines in Mariupo...

Ukrainian brewery creates "Trudeau" beer – media

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Justin Trudeau may not be well-loved by all Canadians, but he definitely has some die-hard fans in Europe. A Ukrainian brewery, Pravda, has just released a new beer that honors Prime Minister, and they don't hold back on the fan-girling by any stretch, KamloopsBCNow reports.

Ukraine's State Bureau of Investigation completely replaces PGO

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The Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) of Ukraine has lost its right to initiate an investigation, according to Clause 1 of the Final Provisions of the Criminal Procedure Code, which entered into force on November 20.

EBRD develops local currency lending to SMEs in Ukraine

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The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing fresh funds to develop local currency lending and small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) support mechanisms in Ukraine, according to a statement by the EBRD.

Ukraine, IMF to continue discussion of state budget for 2018

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Experts of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) who worked in Kyiv on November 9-17 will continue discussions with the Ukrainian authorities on the draft national budget of Ukraine for 2018 to ensure the deficit of 2.5% of GDP stipulated in the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) program, according to ...

Ukraine NGO reveals details of Ukrainian journalist Sharoiko's detention in Belarus

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Information Resistance (IR), a Ukrainian non-governmental project on information security, has revealed details of the detention of Ukrainian journalist Pavlo Sharoiko by the Belarusian KGB special service, claiming that he had met with a Russian provocateur prior to the arrest in Belarus.

Ukraine sees 2.5% rise in sugar beet output in 10 months

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Ukraine's sugar beet output in January-October 2017 increased by 2.5% year-over-year (y-o-y), to 9.19 million tonnes, according to the State Statistics Service's press service.

Ukraine arrests Russian wanted in Forbes editor's death – media

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Ukraine officials have arrested a man who is considered a suspect in the 2004 shooting death of Paul Klebnikov, the editor of the Russian edition of Forbes magazine, according to Voice of America (VOA).

Ukraine's parliament liberalizes rules for doing business, investment

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The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, passed draft law No. 5592-d as a whole on November 16 to amend some laws in order to simplify rules for doing business and raise investment by issuers of securities, having introduced a number of changes for the second reading, according to an UNIAN c...

EUAM Ukraine mandate extended until May 2019

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The European Council has extended the mandate of the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) in Ukraine until May 31, 2019 and approved a budget of EUR 32 million for the next 18 months, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels.

Ukraine's central bank sees insolvent banks' refinancing loan debts shrinking

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Ukrainian insolvent banks' refinancing loan debts owed to the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) shrank by UAH 1.377 billion, or US$52 million, in the ten months of 2017, according to the NBU website.

Another Ukrainian detained in Belarus

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Another Ukrainian citizen has been detained by Belarusian special services, according to the news portal LB.ua.

MP Groysman hopeful of Ukraine's economic growth exceeding 5% in 2018

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Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman says Ukraine must achieve economic growth exceeding 5% in 2018, while the next year's budget is based on a 3% growth forecast.

Some 25 "DPR" militants detained in Donetsk region last week

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Some 25 militants fighting against Ukraine on the side of the self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" ("DPR") were detained in Donetsk region last week, according to the press service of the regional police.

Former NBU head says PrivatBank required no nationalization, could survive on its own

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Former Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), ex-head of PrivatBank's Supervisory Board Volodymyr Stelmakh says that Ukraine's No. 1 PrivatBank did not require nationalization in December 2016 and could use its own resources, according to the Ukrainian finance news portal Finbala...