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Shmyhal: We have ambitious goal to enter TOP-30 of Doing Business ranking

   Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal states that Ukraine’s entering TOP-30 of Doing Business ranking is one of the main tasks for the Government. “For us, the priority remains to bring the business climate in line with the best world standards. I have already emphasized that we have an ambitious goal to enter TOP-30 of Doing Business rankings in the near

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Dodon invites Sandu to discuss dissolution of Moldovan parliament

   Outgoing Moldovan President Igor Dodon has congratulated Maia Sandu on her election as new president and on the endorsement of the election outcome by the Constitutional Court and invited her to start consultations for setting a date for early parliamentary elections. “The PSRM [the Moldovan Party of Socialists] and I respect the choice made by the citizens and will

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Ukraine receives artificial lung ventilators donated by Denmark

   Some 50 artificial lung ventilators donated by Denmark to treat critically ill patients have supplied to Ukraine, Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said. “As previously agreed with my Danish colleague and friend Jeppe Kofod, 50 lung ventilators arrived from Denmark to Ukraine. We deeply appreciate this act of support and true friendship between Ukraine and Denmark,” Kuleba wrote on

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Venice Commission president slams Constitutional Court decision on declarations

   President of the Venice Commission Gianni Buquicchio has called regrettable the decision by the Constitutional Court of Ukraine to declare unconstitutional Article 366-1 of the Criminal Code, which provides for punishment for false declaration of assets by public officials. According to Ukrinform, Buquicchio wrote this on Twitter. “Ukrainian Constitutional Court decision [on the article that envisages punishment for lies

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Party of Hungarians of Ukraine leaves first session of Zakarpattia Regional Council in protest against ‘political persecution’

   On Monday, December 7, representatives of the Party of Hungarians of Ukraine KMKS left the first plenary session of Zakarpattia Regional Council of the eighth convocation, mukachevo.net says. “Before the voting, a representative of the KMKS faction said that due to political persecution, they will not vote for the chairman of the regional council,” the newspaper said. At the

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Conflict in Donbas must be resolved with respect of territorial integrity, Ukraine’s independence – Blair

   The conflict in eastern Ukraine must be resolved on the basis of respect for the territorial integrity and independence of Ukraine, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has said. Blair said at the online discussion on Tuesday, that there are two very important things. First of all, to make sure that the world does not forget about this (the

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Global community should increase pressure on Russia to make it comply with Budapest Memorandum

   Ukraine calls on the global community to increase pressure on the Russian Federation to ensure it returns to the international legal regime, in particular to the implementation of the provisions of the Budapest Memorandum. This is said in a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine on the 26th anniversary of signing the Budapest Memorandum, published on

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Kyiv Will Install 31-Meters Artificial New Year Tree On Sofiiska Square

   Kyiv will install a 31 meters high artificial New Year tree on Sofiiska Square and will not hold concerts on New Year holidays. Speakers from the Kyiv City State Administration announced this at a briefing, Ukrainian News Agency reports. “In connection with the spread of the coronavirus, this year it was decided to abandon the traditional format of celebration

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Ukraine hopes to join NATO by 2030 – Foreign Ministry

   Ukraine could become a NATO member before 2030, Ukrainian First Deputy Foreign Minister Emine Dzhaparova said. “Ukraine is being optimistic. In 2030, we see ourselves as a full-fledged NATO member. Within this context, granting Ukraine a Membership Action Plan would be a new powerful impetus for further progress on the path toward reform and mobilizing efforts with a view

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US Congress wants to rule out Nordstream 2 sanctions on Europe

   Actually, the US government wants to avoid Nord Stream 2 shortly before completion. The impending sanctions are now being expanded, but with severe restrictions. In the dispute over the German-Russian Baltic Sea pipeline Nord Stream 2, the US Congress wants to extend the impending sanctions, but first consult with European partner states. This is evident from the bill on

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Ukrainian soldiers demand Nato hardware

   In an interview Ukrainian soldiers demand Nato-style weapons to confront the Russian invaders. So far the Ukrainian Army relies on Soviet hardware. But to deter the invaders Ukraine needs modern Nato-style hardware. Ordinary fighters demand Zelensky to step down and Nato provide Ukraine with modern lethal arms. The soldiers fear that Russia may have plans for further conquests, leaving

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Ukraine cooperates with Sweden in digital transformation sector

  Vice Prime Minister – Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine Mykhailo Fedorov met with representatives of the Swedish business community. During the online meeting, Fedorov noted that “his team’s dream is to make Ukraine the most comfortable and transparent country in the world in the relationship between the human state and the business state.” To this end, the Digital

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Russia Extends Ban On Import Of Certain Categories Of Agricultural Products And Raw Materials From Ukraine Until 2022

    Russia has extended the ban on the import of certain categories of agricultural products, raw materials and foodstuffs from countries that have decided to impose economic sanctions against Russian legal entities and individuals, including from Ukraine, until 2022. This is stated in the decree of the President of Russia, No. 730, of November 21, Ukrainian News Agency reports. “To

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Venediktova Completely Rejects Resignation

   Prosecutor General, Iryna Venediktova, completely rejects her resignation. Ukrainian News agency learned this from a well-informed source. According to the source, the Presidential Office is already looking for a candidate to replace Venediktova. As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, Zelenskyy says he has not changed his decision, and again promised to dismiss Venediktova as the prosecutor general in absence

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Sandu: We must bring Moldova out of isolation and thaw bilateral relations with Ukraine

    President-elect of the Republic of Moldova Maia Sandu called for thawing bilateral relations with Ukraine. Sandu made a relevant statement during a meeting with Ambassador of Ukraine Marko Shevchenko, the Action and Solidarity political party posted on Facebook. It is noted that Sandu thanked President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky for the greetings. The parties discussed the current situation in

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Biden ready to work with UK and France to resolve military conflict in eastern Ukraine

   U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden, who announced his victory in the elections, during telephone conversations with a number of European leaders, expressed readiness to work with them to seek a solution to the military conflict in eastern Ukraine. According to Biden’s headquarters, he touched on this topic during conversations with French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Boris

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Estonia’s interior minister resigns over ‘corrupt swines’ remarks about Joe Biden

   Estonia’s far-right interior minister, Mart Helme, resigned Monday, a day after he called President-elect Joe Biden and his son Hunter “corrupt swines”. “Last night I decided to resign when looking at the slander and lies produced by the Estonian media,” said Helme, of the Estonian Conservative People’s Party, or EKRE “I am tired. I did nothing yesterday that would

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