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Rebuilding Ukraine: an assessment of EU assistance

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The challenge of transforming Ukrainian institutions requires a smarter, more flexible and more differentiated approach to using EU assistance for individual projects

Agricultural products trade between Ukraine and EU reaches almost $4 bln in half a year

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In the first half of 2018, Ukraine mostly exported grain and oil-yielding crops to the European Union countries, and imported alcoholic beverages, seeds of grain and oil-yielding crops for sowing.

UkrInform: EU praises Ukraine’s adoption of law establishing High Anti-Corruption Court

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Ukraine’s adoption of the legislation on establishing a High Anti-Corruption Court is a positive development in accordance with its international obligations and to the benefit of Ukrainian citizens. “Ukraine’s adoption of the legislation with a view to establishing a High Anti-...

UNIAN: EU expects Russia to provide Sentsov with appropriate treatment

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The European Union expects that Russia will provide illegally convicted Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, who has been on hunger strike in a Russian penal colony since May 14, with appropriate treatment. Read more here. The post UNIAN: EU expects Russia to provide Sentsov with appropriate treatme...

Poroshenko to EU leaders: Nord Stream 2 is ‘Trojan horse’ of the Kremlin

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko calls on European partners to defend their own energy security and not to play into the Kremlin’s hands in the issue of building the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. “Nord Stream 2 is a ‘Trojan horse’ of the Kremlin against European energy a...

Poroshenko spends week in EU in private trip

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The President's Administration did not comment on the aim of the trip

Reuters: EU aims to block US sanctions on Iran

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BRUSSELS – The European Union vowed on Aug.6 to counter US President Donald Trump’s renewal of sanctions on Iran, in a test of the EU’s ability to preserve a deal that saw Iran limit its nuclear ambitions in exchange for removing strict curbs on its economy. Read more here. The post Reuters...

Ukraine welcomes EU readiness to restore released territories in Donbas, - Poroshenko

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According to the President of Ukraine, it is about "the patronage" over selected cities and areas of these territories

Growth of exports to EU significantly higher than in general from Ukraine - Poroshenko

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The growth of exports to the EU is significantly higher than in general from Ukraine, President Petro Poroshenko has said on Facebook.

UNIAN: Klimkin welcomes EU sanctions against Russian companies for Crimean bridge

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Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has welcomed the decision of the Council of the European Union to sanction Russian companies responsible for the construction of the Kerch Strait Bridge, connecting Russia to the Russian-annexed Crimea. Read more here. The post UNIAN: Klimkin welcomes EU s...

Over a million Ukrainians use visa-free regime with EU countries

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More than a million Ukrainians have taken advantage of the visa-free regime with the EU since the introduction of a simplified system in June 2017. “More than a million Ukrainians have already taken advantage of the visa-free regime with the countries of the European Union since June 2017,&...

Another six Russian companies added to EU sanctions list over Kerch Strait Bridge construction

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The Council regards the construction of the Kerch Bridge as a further action undermining the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine

Poroshenko hails EU sanctions against Russian companies for construction of Crimean Bridge

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has welcomed the decision of the European Union to impose sanctions on six legal entities involved in the illegal construction of the Kerch Strait Bridge.

Over million Ukrainians have taken advantage of visa-free travel to EU so far, - Poroshenko

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More than a million Ukrainians have already made trips to the EU countries without visas.

More than million Ukrainians taken advantage of visa-free deal with EU – Poroshenko

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More than a million Ukrainian citizens have traveled to the European Union taking advantage of the visa-free deal of Ukraine with the EU since June 2017.

UNIAN: Groysman – Over 10,000 Ukrainian companies work in EU market

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Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman says more than 10,000 companies from Ukraine are now working in the European market. “There are already more than 10,000 Ukrainian companies operating in the European market,” the prime minister wrote on Twitter on July 29. Read more here. T...

PM Hroisman: EU accounts for some 42 percent of Ukraine's exports

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Over 10,000 Ukrainian companies are already operating in the European market.

Washington Post: Trump, EU announce deal to avert escalation of trade tensions

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The U.S. and European Union have reached a deal to ease trade tensions and avoid further tariffs, President Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Wednesday. Read the story here  The post Washington Post: Trump, EU announce deal to avert escalation of trade tensions appe...

Russia sanctions: test of EU commitment to international law

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The EU, United States, and several other nations imposed sanctions against Russia in an attempt to uphold international law and halt Moscow's unlawful aggression against Ukraine

Poroshenko: Nord Stream 2 is a blow to Ukraine, EU and NATO

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Nord Stream 2 is a political project aimed at dealing a blow to Ukraine and many other countries of the EU and NATO.

Purpose of Nord Stream-2 is to strike at EU and NATO members, - Poroshenko

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The President stressed that the further, the more the EU countries understand this goal of the project

UNIAN: Minister says Ukraine in talks with US, EU on possible sanctions against Russian Black Sea...

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Since the second half of April, Russian coast guards have systemically been inspecting foreign vessels bound for and heading from Ukraine ports, with the number of detained ships constantly increasing. Read more here. The post UNIAN: Minister says Ukraine in talks with US, EU on possible sanction...

Klympush-Tsintsadze: EU summit gives green light to sectoral integration of Ukraine

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Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze has stressed that one of the most important results of the Ukraine-EU summit held in July was the political approval of the sectoral integration of the country in several priority areas. “...

Reuters: Trump slams EU over $5 billion fine on Google

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WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized the European Union over a record $5 billion (3.84 billion pounds) fine EU antitrust regulators imposed on Google, saying the bloc was taking advantage of the United States. Read more here.   The post Reuters: Trump slams EU ...

Are the EU and NATO serious about bringing peace to Ukraine? You wouldn’t know it from their lang...

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Despite overwhelming evidence that Russia is waging war against Ukraine—in which the military invasion is just one component among many—the language of NATO and EU documents lends credence to Moscow’s “plausible deniability” strategy, which denies Russia’s role as the aggressor