Ukraine allowed to export frozen beef to China
A protocol of veterinary requirements on exports of frozen beef from Ukraine to China has been approved by the sides, allowing Ukrainian farmers to ship this produce onto the Chinese market, according to the Ukrainian biosecurity and consumer protection service.
Russia's complaints to WTO on Ukrainian sanctions prove effective
The fact that Russia has sent a request to consult with the World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement body over the restrictions imposed by Ukraine against the Russian Federation proves the effectiveness of Kyiv's efforts, Ukrainian Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko has said.
Vkontakte cannot be 100% banned, but it is important to limit audience
The President’s Office recognized that it is impossible to block Russian social networks 100 per cent, however called the significant limitation of audience number an achievement, noting this would decrease the possibility of data collection. This was reported by Dmytro Shymkiv, the deputy head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine on administrative, social and economic reforms, during the round table in the Ukrainian Institute for the Future, according to 112.ua correspondent.
President and his wife attended Knyzhkovyi Arsenal
President Petro Poroshenko and his wife Maryna Poroshenko attended the VII Knyzhkovyi Arsenal International Festival in Kyiv.
President honored memory of Sachsenhausen concentration camp prisoners
In the course of the working trip to Germany, President Petro Poroshenko visited Sachsenhausen concentration camp in Oranienburg to honor memory of the victims of Nazism.
Official Journal of EU publishes the solution of visa liberalization with Ukraine
The official journal of the European Union published the regulation of the visa-free regime for the citizens of Ukraine on May, 22.
Trump: Lieberman one of top runners for FBI director
Donald Trump has obviously chosen Ex-Democrat Joe Lieberman as a candidate to chair the FBI, instead of the recently fired James Comey. The U.S. leader said that himself during the meeting with his Columbian counterpart Juan Manuel Santos – as quoted by CNN.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister stated that Donbas and Crimea are most troubled grey zones in Europe
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin took part in the 127th meeting of Committee of Ministers of the European Council at the level of Heads of Foreign Ministries, which took place in Nicosia, Cyprus, on May 19. Klimkin announced during the meeting that Donbas and Crimea are the most troubled grey zones in Europe. This was reported by the press service of Ukrainian MFA.
Restructured water police unit presented in Kyiv
The new water police unit was presented in Kyiv today. This was reported by the press service of National Police in Kyiv. During the presentation water police officers in cooperation with KORD special police task force unit have conducted special operation on detention of prearranged criminals, who captured river vessel.
Stable Ukraine key to Euro-Atlantic security – NATO official
Ukraine is NATO’s valued partner, and the Bloc will continue offering strong political and practical support to Kyiv, according to Carmen Romero, the spokesperson for the NATO Public Diplomacy Division, LB.ua reports.
EU on social networks ban: national security measures should not affect right to free expression e-expression
The European Union admits that national security is a prerogative of the Ukrainian authorities, at the same time noting Brussels expects that the restrictive measures do not affect the right to free expression, that’s according to a statement by Jurgis Vilcinskas, Head of the Press and Information Section at the EU Delegation to Ukraine.
Ukraine's Rada refuses to ask NSDC to slap sanctions on Yanukovych, his allies
The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, has failed to find the needed number of votes to apply to the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) for the introduction of personal sanctions against former high-ranking officials, including disgraced ex-President Viktor Yanukovych, and businessmen, according to an UNIAN correspondent.