PACE creates new body to look into Agramunt's case
A new anti-corruption body will be created within the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe to investigate the facts of power abuse by the PACE high command. The members of the Bureau of the PACE discussed the issue on the closed meeting today.
Raiffeisen Bank Aval CEO Lavrenchuk reportedly agrees to head NBU - media
Chairman of the Board of Raiffeisen Bank Aval Volodymyr Lavrenchuk has reportedly given consent to take up post of the Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) as a successor of Valeria Gontareva, Ukraine's TV Channel 24 reported with reference to an informed source in the NBU.
North Atlantic Council delegates led by Stoltenberg to visit Ukraine in July
Delegates of the North Atlantic Council (NAC), which is the principal political decision-making body of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), who will be led by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, will visit Ukraine in July, according to Ukraine's Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze.
Russian pop singer of Ukrainian origin refused entry into Ukraine in next three years
Russian popular singer of Ukrainian origin Lolita Milyavskaya, 53, has been refused entry into Ukraine in the next three years because of her earlier visit to occupied Crimea.
President had a phone conversation with U.S. Secretary of State
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko spoke on a phone with U.S. Secretary of States Rex Tillerson.
NBU declares Diamantbank insolvent
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) on April 24 recognized Diamantbank (Kyiv) insolvent, according to the central bank's website.
Finance Minister Danyliuk: Ukraine to borrow $1 bln abroad in autumn
Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk has announced Ukraine will resume borrowings on foreign markets and expects to raise $1 billion this autumn after the launch of the land and pension reforms, according to the Finance Ministry's press service, which cited the minister's interview with The Wall Street Journal during his recent visit to the United States.
Erdogan prepares to meet Trump and Putin in May
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is preparing for the meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump in May. This was reported by the Turkish Minute agency.
President: UN ICJ urged Russia to fully implement the Minsk agreements
The International Court of Justice urged Russia to fully implement the Minsk agreements having recognized it a party to the Minsk process, not an intermediary. For the first time, this recognition is not a political, but legal assessment. It was stated by President Petro Poroshenko at the meeting with Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration Kostiantyn Yelisieiev and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Olena Zerkal.
Stanislav Klykh’s Russian girlfriend ratted him – political prisoner’s mother
Ukrainian citizen Stanislav Klykh, illegally detained and put behind bars in Russia in August 2014, could have been ratted out by a woman he fell for in Russia. His mother Tamara Klykh said that while talking to a group of human rights activists from Kharkiv, northeastern Ukraine. The latter gathered information about Klykh and his detention in Russia to be spread across foreign media abroad – for further awareness of numerous trumped-up political cases fabricated in Russia.
President presented Order of Yaroslav the Wise to Elmar Brok
The Head of State presented Order of Yaroslav the Wise of the V grade to Elmar Brok.
Poroshenko called today’s decision by Hague court promising
Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko commented on the interim decision by Hague court on the application of Ukraine versus Russia, calling it promising. He said this during the talk with journalists in London broadcast by 112 Ukraine TV channel.
British political scientist shows how Kremlin uses Russia's criminal networks in Europe
Over the past 20 years, the role of Russian organized crime in Europe has shifted considerably, Mark Galeotti, a senior researcher at the Institute of International Relations Prague and coordinator of its Centre for European Security, a widely-published specialist on Russian security issues, wrote in his analytical material published by the European Council on Foreign Affairs.
President about negotiations with UK Prime Minister: Expanding security cooperation, cooperation in judicial reform and introduction of financial investigation service
In the course of the official visit to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held negotiations with Prime Minister of Great Britain Theresa May.
President at the meeting with UK Prime Minister: Great Britain is one of the most valuable and reliable partners of Ukraine
President Petro Poroshenko thanked for a strong and reliable position of Great Britain in support of sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine due to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Russian aggression in the east of our country.
Joint press release following a phone call in the Normandy format
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a phone conversation in the Normandy format with Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, President of France Francois Hollande and President of Russia Vladimir Putin.
IMF offers recipe for Ukraine's pension system
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it is early to introduce defined contribution (DC) plans in Ukraine, according to the Ukrainian economic news portal Ekonomichna Pravda (EP).
Kyiv's Pechersky district court backs PGO petition to arrest Ukrtelecom, TriMob shares
Kyiv's Pechersky district court on April 13, 2017 satisfied a petition of Ukrainian Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) seeking to arrest shares of Ukrtelecom and TriMob, Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko has said.
Poroshenko to go on official visit to UK on April 18-19
Ukrainian President Petro PorThe visit program includes meetings of Poroshenko with May, individual members of the government and representatives of the House of Commons of the British parliament, the Ukrainian president's press service reported. The Ukrainian president will speak on the topic "Battle for Ukraine: Leadership and Solidarity against Aggression" at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, commonly known as Chatham House. Poroshenko will also meet with leading representatives of British business.
Hromadske journalist reports shooting amid filming Akhmetov's estate with UAV
An unknown person is reported to have shot at Hromadske journalist Maksym Opanasenko five times while a TV crew was collecting information for an investigative program "Slidstvo.Info," according to the Ukrainian media outlet Hromadske.
Fatherland party registered draft decree on unsuccessful performance of Cabinet of Ministers
All-Ukrainian Union "Fatherland" submitted a draft order on recognition of unsuccessful performance of Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman. Draft decree #6385 was published on parliament’s website.
Naftogaz's charter capital grows by almost US$1.1 bln
The charter capital of NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine has grown by UAH 30 billion, or US$1.1 billion, to UAH 190.15 billion, or $7.07 billion, according to Ukraine's National Securities and the Stock Market Commission.
Rada green-lights resignation of privatization agency's head
Ukraine's parliament has voted to authorize the resignation of head of the State Property Fund (SPF) Ihor Bilous.
Foreign Ministry protests against today’s arrests of Crimean Tatars in Crimea
Ukraine is outraged at new cases of political repressions and persecutions that Russian government imposes on Crimean Tatars in the Russian-occupied peninsula. The country’s foreign ministry said that in the commentary on the issue on Tuesday evening.
The state concerncongratulates uop spe cialists – laureates of state prize
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko awarded researchers of UKROBORONPROM (UOP) enterprises with the State Prize of Ukraine in Science and Technology 2016.
Onyshchenko's 'gas scheme' accomplice Musiyenko detained in Montenegro
Iryna Musiyenko, who is suspected of participating in the 'gas scheme' of Oleksandr Onyshchenko, has been detained in the capital of Montenegro, Podgorica; the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) is taking measures for her extradition to Ukraine.
Most Ukrainians want peace in Donbas, but not at any cost – pol
Some 43% of Ukrainians consider elections in Donbas "unacceptable in principle," according to the poll by Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation.
President: Ukraine will not retreat in the issue of reforms
President Petro Poroshenko highlighted Ukraine’s commitment to the implementation of reforms, development of capable state institutions, reinforcement of civil society and creation of preconditions for economic growth of the state.
President of Ukraine conducted consultations with U.S. Secretary of State
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko conducted phone consultations with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on the eve of American-Russian negotiations in Moscow.
President thanked Martin Schulz for his personal contribution to the EU’s granting visa-free regime for Ukrainian citizens
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a phone call with Chairman of the Social Democratic Party of Germany, former President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz.