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Mukachevo conflict: a local problem of nationwide scale

Conflict in western Ukraine town of Mukachevo brings more questions than answers. In course of the last day there have been many versions of the conflict, many of them are expressed by officials, many come from non-official sources. In this article we present you publication issued by Tetiana Urbanska and Konstyantyn Goncharov published by Unian. […]

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General Staff will not exchange detained Russian servicemen

General Staff will not exchange detained Russian servicemen

Ukrainian General Staff is not going to exchange Russian officers of Main Intelligence Department for Ukrainian prisoners. Spokesperson of the General Staff Vladyslav Seleznyov informed this. ‘These guys aren’t war prisoners, we cannot recognize them as war prisoners due to legal status of our country today. But they are terrorists who have committed crime because […]

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Ukrainian officialі honored memory of totalitarianism regime victims – photo reportage

Ukrainian official honored memory of totalitarianism regime victims – photo reportage

On May 17, Sunday Ukraine commemorated victims of totalitarianism regime. President Poroshenko, Prime Minister Yatsenkiuk, MP Syroid and Kyiv major Klychko participated in ceremony to honor memory of political repressions victims in ‘Bykinyavski tumbs’ reserve. In Kyiv Ukrainian officials honored memory of victims of totalitarianism regime. President Posohenko underlined that there had come time to […]

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Decommunization in Ukraine – shake off the past

Decommunization in Ukraine – shake off the past

For a long period of time Ukraine has been trying to get read of its totalitarian past. The wave of Decommunization began in Western Ukraine and moved across country to Eastern Ukraine. From late XX century Decommunization included: Renaming settlements with communist names ‘Leninopad’ – toppling of monuments to Vladimir Lenin across the country. Starting […]

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Ukraine must restructure $23 billion debt

Ukraine must restructure $23 billion debt

Prime Minister Yatseniuk says that the main task of Ukraine is to restructure $23 billion debt. One of key tasks of Ukrainian government is to hold negotiations concerning restructuring of part of external debt in the amount of $23 billion which is budget of the budget and economy in general. ‘The main thing to be […]

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Activists created a web-page with list of MP button-pressers

Activists created a web-page with list of MP button-pressers

Activists have created and published a web page with a list of deputies – button-pressers or cheaters. Activists of public movement ‘Chesto’ [frankly] launched a separate section on their website which is dedicated to members of parliament who cheat during the voting (knopkodavy.chesno.org). Authors of the project published list of deputies of Verkhovna Rada who […]

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Milestones of the week in Ukraine: defense potential and fight against corruption

Ukraine: defense potential and fight against corruption

Here is an article most important political events in Ukraine written by UNIAN journalist Eugene Magda. President believes that Ukraine will be able to repel attack if the ceasefire is violated. The Prime Minister demonstrates readiness to fight against corruption and finance defense industrial complex and social payments. Ministers who have recently become Ukrainian citizens […]

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Prime-Minister Yatseniuk questioned about money theft in government

Prime-Minister Yatseniuk questioned about money theft in government

  Criminal proceeding on the facts of abuse of power in Ukrainian Government has been started. Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatseniuk will give testimonials in criminal case on money theft in government. Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Shokin informed this. ‘We added to Unified Register of Pre-trial Investigations a criminal proceeding on abuse of […]

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