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Charity event for Ukraina

Antwerp

NGO “Promote Ukraine” invites everybody to a Ukrainian party on 19-th Dec. in Antwerp! There you will enjoy delicious Ukrainian food, life Ukranian music, dances, a fashion show with clothes of Ukrainian designers and much more.  The event is organized within within the context of “Music for life”, a charity project of Studio Brussel and [...]

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Post-Soviet Confidence Games

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By Stefan Wolff LONDON – It is starting to look like a pattern. After painstaking talks, the parties in the Ukraine conflict come to an agreement – only to have it fall apart or fail to be fully implemented. At least three separate deals to resolve the crisis have been struck, and each has quickly [...]

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Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the latest developments in Ukraine

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“The most recent reports  ( november 9) by the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine about convoys in separatist held areas with substantial amounts of heavy weapons, tanks and troops without insignia moving westwards represent a very worrying development. This comes in addition to reported heavy outgoing shelling overnight from the Donetsk area and reports [...]

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Election in rebel-held regions in Ukraine

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Merely a week after the official election in Ukraine, inhabitants of the pro-Russian separatist provinces  of Luhansk and Donetsk were also invited to the pools. According to still unofficial results of the presidential elections, in both regions the victory belonged to the two current prime ministers. In the self-proclaimed People’s Republic of Donetsk won Aleksandr [...]

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EBRD establishes multi-donor fund to support reforms in Ukraine

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International donors have committed €11 million to a new fund established and managed by the EBRD that will support Ukraine’s efforts to reform its economy, improve its business climate and return to a path of sustainable growth. Grants to the EBRD-Ukraine Stabilisation and Sustainable Growth Multi-Donor Account (MDA) were made available by Finland, France, Germany, [...]

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Pro-European coalition wins elections in Ukraine

vir: www.sme.sk

On October 26 Ukrainians have elected the most pro-European parliament in the country’s history, cementing Ukraine’s geopolitical pivot towards EU integration. President Petro Poroshenko’s bloc (which include also boxing champion Vitally Klitschko) looks set to win the most, with PM Arseny Yatsenyuk’s People’s Front party a close second. Ukraine’s voter committee reports 3 times fewer election violations [...]

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EU Foreign Affairs Council on Ukraine

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The Council of the EU adopted in its Foreign affairs meeting several conclusions regarding the escalation of the Ukrainian crises, following the downing of the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 in Donetsk. In its press release the Council members stated that the EU and its Member States are shocked, deeply saddened and wish to convey our [...]

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Due to Ukraine’s conflict more died

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The Flight MH17, a Malaysian airlines Boeing 777 flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was shot down in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, 17. 7. 2014. A tragic escalation of the conflict between Kiev and pro-Moscow rebels, which cost 298 innocent lives. Ukraine and Russia traded accusations of blame and put the Ukrainian crises again in [...]

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Porošenko’s win gives hope for peace in Ukraine

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The presidential election in Ukraine was won convincingly by Petro Poroshenko , who already in the first round receive an absolute majority of votes (54.7%). Far behind in second place was former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko with, 12.8 % of the votes . Poroshenko, a pro-Western businessman , is however not a new [...]

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Meeting of the EC and the Ukrainian government

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Tomorrow, 13th of May 2014, the European Commission will meet the Ukrainian Government, led by Prime Minister Yatsenyuk. In a press-release the Commission expressed its determination to help Ukraine, and to make sure that Ukraine has all the support it needs, in the short- and long- term, to undertake the political and economic reforms that [...]

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Ashton on the situation in Eastern Ukraine

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The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy stated her grave concerns “about the surge of actions undertaken by armed individuals and separatist groups in various cities of Eastern Ukraine, who have seized in the last 24 hours police stations and branches of the Ministry of Interior and erected check [...]

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European Commission’s support to Ukraine

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The European Commission agreed today a package of support identifying a number of concrete measures to assist economically and financially Ukraine. These measures should be seen as the Commission’s contribution to a European and international effort to support Ukraine’s economic and political reforms, and will be presented to the EU Heads of State and Government [...]

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Ukraine: European Parliament commits to stand by Ukraine

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Following up on the European Parliament ad-hoc delegation to Kyiv, the European Parliament  adopted a Resolution on Ukraine in which it pledges to continue urgent support to this country in a fragile political and economic state. Amid worrying developments in Crimea, the Resolution calls for maintaining the territorial integrity of Ukraine, in line with the [...]

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Plenary opening: Minute’s silence for Ukraine

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European Parliament President Martin Schulz called a minute’s silence for victims of violent repression in Ukraine. The European Parliament  holds a four days plenary session, beginning on the 24th February. The first day is reserved for debates, where most attention will  be attracted by the debate on the regulations on reduction of carbon dioxide emissions [...]

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Deal gives peace a chance, Tymoshenko free

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Ukraine parliament has voted to decriminalize the articles she was convicted under, so de facto to release Tymoshenko. Yulia Tymoshenko is free – confirmed.  She is coming to Euromaidan. Is with people she trusts. The agreement agreement between Yanukovich and protesters  was signed, but presiden Yanukovich said he will not resign. The agreement points are [...]

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