Prosecutor General hands notice of suspicion to two charged MPs
Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko personally handed notices of suspicion over to Boryslav Rozenblatt and Maksym Polyakov; they are the two MPs most recently stripped of the parliamentary immunity for corrupt actions. Both are suspects in the illegal amber production in Ukraine.
Poland increases capacity for gas supply to Ukraine this autumn
Ukrtransgaz and the Polish pipeline operator Gaz-System agreed to increase the capabilities of the gas supply to Ukraine from the Polish direction since September 1. The press service of the Gaz-System reported this.
President in the NSDC meeting: Ukraine will introduce biometric control for the foreign citizens who cross the state border
​The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine chaired by President Petro Poroshenko is considering the increase of control over the crossing of the state border of Ukraine.
President: A new stage of Ukraine’s path to the EU will begin on September 1, 2017
​The EU Council completed the process of ratification of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement. It was stated by President Petro Poroshenko in the address published on his official website.
Russian opposition leader, Sloviansk militant to debate in Russia
​The debates between Russian opposition politician Aleksey Navalny and one of the militants’ leader who controlled Sloviansk during its occupation Igor Strelkov (Girkin) will be held in Russian Federation. According to Meduza agency, Navalny accepted Strelkov’s proposition to hold the debates.
Ukraine to introduce biometric passport control for foreigners by 2018
Turchynov: Russian citizens will have to register before entering Ukraine
Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Oleksandr Turchynov says that biometric passport control of foreigners on the Ukrainian border should be launched no later than January 1, 2018, according to an UNIAN correspondent.
Kuchma, Volker discuss settlement of Donbas Conflict
The Ukraine's representative in the Trilateral Contact Group on Ukraine Leonid Kuchma held the meeting with US special envoy on Ukraine Kurt Volker. They discussed the settlement of the Donbas Conflict during the meeting. The Speaker of Leonid Kuchma Darka Olifer reported this at Facebook.
NATO assigns € 40 mln via trust funds to support Ukraine, - Stoltenberg
NATO member countries used ten trust funds to allocate almost 40 million Euros of financial aid for Ukraine. Jens Stoltenberg, the Alliance’s Secretary General said that during his visit to Ukraine and the meeting with Ukraine’s leader Petro Poroshenko.
Ukraine’s parliamentary committee to recommend lifting MP’s immunity
​The regulatory committee of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine found the accusations of the General Prosecutor’s Office together with the National Anti-Corruption Bureau against Boryslav Rozenblat groundless and shall recommend lifting his immunity and further investigation, the 112 Ukraine TV channel broadcasted the meeting.
NSDC to consider draft law on de-occupation of Donbas on July 10
The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) intends to consider the project of the draft–law of the de-occupation of the temporary uncontrolled by Ukraine territories of Donetsk and Luhansk Regions on July 10. The Ukrainian News reported this citing the informed source.
Poroshenko enacts NATO cooperation law
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a bill into law to deepen Ukraine's cooperation with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in order to gain membership of the Alliance.