ENEMO says second round of mayoral elections in Ukraine held in line with intl standards, notes minor issues
Дата: 17.11.2015 12:40
The mission of the European Network of Election Monitoring Organizations (ENEMO) has said that the runoff local elections in Ukraine on November 15 were generally held in line with international standards.
Ukraine's GDP drops by 7% in 3d quarter
Дата: 17.11.2015 10:25
In the third quarter of 2015, the real gross domestic product of Ukraine decreased by 7% compared with the same period last year.
SBU: FSB agent detained in Donbas
Дата: 17.11.2015 10:00
A resident agent of the Federal Security Service (FSB) of the Russian Federation has been detained in Donbas, when trying to cross the territory of Ukraine, spokesperson for the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) Olena Hitlianska said in a statement on Facebook.
OSCE/ODIHR observers praise Nov 15 voting procedure in several Ukrainian cities
Дата: 16.11.2015 16:35
The second round of mayoral elections in major Ukrainian cities last Sunday was held at a good organizational level, said Tana de Zulueta, head of the election monitoring mission of the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE/ODIHR).
PM Yatsenyuk asks US, EU to dispatch anti-corruption experts to Kyiv
Дата: 16.11.2015 12:20
An international anti-corruption mission comprising experts from the US and Europe ought to be established in Ukraine for two years, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk told the international anti-corruption conference, Ukrinform reports.
Turchynov: Ukraine will buy new aircraft and anti-aircraft weapons
Дата: 13.11.2015 16:20
Ukraine intends to boost its air defense by modernizing its military planes and buying new aircraft and anti-air weapons. NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov told reporters at the National Guards camp outside Kyiv, Ukrinform reports.
Ukrainian President gives high state award to Soros
Дата: 13.11.2015 14:25
President Petro Poroshenko has awarded US financier and billionaire philanthropist George Soros with Ukraine's Order of Liberty. Poroshenko presented Soros the award, one of Ukraine's highest, in Kyiv on November 12.
Ukraine to impose moratorium on payment of Russian debt if Russia refuses restructuring Yatseniuk
Дата: 13.11.2015 13:05
The Ukrainian government will impose a moratorium on repaying the 3-billion dollar Ukrainian eurobond debt if Russia does not agree to the proposed debt restructuring terms, Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk has said.
Ukraine, Russia ready to hold consultations on lawsuit to WTO
Дата: 12.11.2015 16:30
Ukraine and Russia are ready to hold consultations on the lawsuit filed by Ukraine against Russia to the World Trade Organization (WTO) regarding restrictions imposed on exports of wagons and crossing points, Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade, Trade Representative of Ukraine Natalia Mykolska has said.
European Parliament welcomes Ukraine’s implementation of visa liberalization plan
Дата: 12.11.2015 13:50
The European Parliament welcomes the efforts of the Parliament of Ukraine to complete the implementation of the Action Plan on Visa Liberalization with the EU; this is said in a statement of the European Parliament members, released on Wednesday, Ukrinform reports.
US Treasury urges Russia to restructure Ukraine's debt
Дата: 12.11.2015 10:55
US Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew has called on Russia to reconsider its position on the restructuring of Ukraine's debt, which would enable Ukraine gradually to become solvent thanks to development of the economy.
Ukraine’s gas consumption falls by 19%
Дата: 11.11.2015 18:00
For nine months of 2015, Ukraine’s gas consumption fell by 19% compared to the same period last year, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said at the Cabinet’s meeting on Wednesday, Ukrinform reports.
IMF mission to start its work in Ukraine tomorrow
Дата: 11.11.2015 17:15
The International Monetary Fund mission starts its work in Kyiv on November 12, a statement of IMF Resident Representative in Ukraine Jerome Vacher reads.
Poroshenko glad that 154 out of 379 mayors elected for the first time
Дата: 11.11.2015 16:50
At local elections taken place in Ukraine on October 25, a total of 154 mayors have been elected for the first time, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said at a meeting with newly elected mayors, Ukrinform reports.
Moscow wants to block IMF lending to Ukraine
Дата: 11.11.2015 13:15
Russia tries to block the International Monetary Fund’s next loan payment to Ukraine, Bloomberg reports, citing its own sources.