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The parliament expanded powers of National Security and Defense Council

The parliament expanded powers of National Security and Defense Council

December 25, 2014 The parliament adopted the law ‘On amendments to the law of Ukraine ‘On the National Security and Defense Council’ 253 deputies of 372 registered in the session hall supported the law amendment. Before the voting there were made several amendments to the law. In particular, the refer to the fact that NSDC […]

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Non-aligned status of Ukraine abolished

Non-aligned status of Ukraine abolished

December 23, 2014 The Parliament abolishen non-aligned status of Ukraine Advisor to the Minister of Internal Affairs Anton Herashchenko informed this on his Facebook. ‘303 votes for the abolition of the non-aligned status of Ukraine! It means that in future Ukraine can become a member of militry-political blocs including NATO’, – he wrote. Still Mr.Herashchenko […]

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Anti-government movements in Ukraine have become new weapon of Putin

Anti-government movements in Ukraine have become new weapon of Putin

December 15, 2014 Russian president Vladimir Putin has changed his tactics concerning Ukraine, now he relies on anti-government movements   According to Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatseniuk, Russian president Vladimir Putin has hosen another tactics for Ukraine – anti-government movements have become his new weapon. The Prime Minister expressed this opinion in his interview […]

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The next week Ukrainian Parliament will consider the abolition of non-aligned status

The next week Ukrainian Parliament will consider the abolition of non-aligned status

December 11, 2014 The law about abolition of non-aligned status of Ukraine will be considered the next week Chairman of Verkhovna Rada Volodymyr Hroisman informed this. According to the schedule of the session, the deputies will work in plenary regime on December 23-26. Mr.Hroisman mentioned that there are 3 alternative draft laws that require discussion […]

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Ministry Cabinet wants to reduce compulsory education from 11 to 9 years

Ministry Cabinet wants to reduce compulsory education from 11 to 9 years

December 11, 2014 The government recommends reducing education in schools to 9 years The government of Ukraine plans to minimize budget spending by reducing the period compulsory of school education. This is stated in recommendations for changes in legislation prepared by Ukrainian Ministry of Finance. These changes are aimed at optimization of budget spending. In […]

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Draft law allowing Ukrainians to possess weapons registered in Parliament

Draft law allowing Ukrainians to possess weapons registered in Parliament

December 10, 2014 MP Sergiy Kaplin has registered draft bill which allows Ukrainians to possess weapons MP Sergiy Kaplin [member of political fraction ‘Bloc of Petro Pororshenko] said this during press conference at UNIAN. ‘Today I have initiated establishment of parliamentary interfactional association ‘For the right to possess arms’ to promote the law ‘On firearms […]

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Ukraine will introduce broadcasting in foreign languages. – Yatseniuk

Ukraine will introduce broadcasting in foreign languages. - Yatseniuk

December 9, 2014 Prime Minister Yatseniuk speaks about plans to introduce broadcasting in foreign languages Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatseniuk informed this during meeting of the Ministry Cabinet. According to him this plan is included into the coalition agreement as means of ensuring information security. ‘As part of information security we also have clear […]

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Journalists, experts and lawmakers do not support the idea of Ministry of Information Policy

Journalists, experts and lawmakers do not support the idea of Ministry of Information Policy

December 4, 2014 MPs and journalists object creation of Ministry of Information Policy Creation of Ministry of Information Policy aroused a wave of discussion among journalists, society and MPs. Newly appointed minister of information policy Yuriy Stets tried to explain the aim of creation of another government agency during the round table ‘Does Ukraine need […]

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5 steps for real anti-corruption changes for Ukraine

5 steps for real anti-corruption changes for Ukraine

December 3, 2014 Recommended steps for real anti-corruption changes in Ukraine According to data from Transparency International, Ukraine remains among the most corrupted countries in the world ranking 142-nd place of 175. Once again Ukraine is on the same rank of corruption with Uganda and Comoro Islands. Ukraine still continues to stay in the club […]

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Transparency International considers Ukraine among most corrupted countries of the world

Transparency International considers Ukraine among most corrupted countries of the world

December 3, 2014 Ukraine has been considered more corrupted than Russia According to data from Transparency International, Ukraine remains among the most corrupted countries in the world ranking 142-nd place of 175. Once again Ukraine is on the same rank of corruption with Uganda and Comoro Islands. According to executive director of Ukrainian representative of […]

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