Tag: Ukraine

EU steps up its support to the #SeaOfAzov region

EU steps up its support to the #SeaOfAzov region

| July 9, 2019

The EU has increased its support to help mitigate the impact of Russia’s destabilizing actions in the Sea of Azov region. During the 21st EU-Ukraine Summit, European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Commissioner Johannes Hahn, signed with Ukraine Economic Development and Trade Minister and First Vice Prime Minister Stepan Kubiv, new additional support measures worth €10 million to support local […]

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21st #EUUkraineSummit kicks off in Kyiv

21st #EUUkraineSummit kicks off in Kyiv

| July 9, 2019

The 21st bilateral summit between the European Union and Ukraine took place in Kyiv on 8 July, with Ukraine’s progress in its reform path, supported by the European Union, high on the agenda. The summit will be the first since the new President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, took office on 20 May, and follows his visit […]

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Oligarch raid on electricity market of #Ukraine

Oligarch raid on electricity market of #Ukraine

| June 27, 2019

The most urgent issue in EU-Ukraine relations today is the protection of Ukraine’s nuclear power industry from a conspiracy of the oligarchs. Energoatom has been starved of a fair share of market revenues for years by the unfair Rotterdam Plus formula to calculate tariff shares for producers, ostensibly to take account of international coal prices, […]

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#GreekOrthodoxChurch to decide on #Ukraine question

#GreekOrthodoxChurch to decide on #Ukraine question

| June 21, 2019

Will the Greeks betray the canons of the Orthodox Church for Tsipras and the US State Department, asks Michael Panagopoulos? The US Department of State and Phanar have conducted  an active campaign to exert pressure on the government of Greece and the leadership of the Greek Orthodox Church. That is why the consideration of the […]

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Timely implementation of #Ukraine #ElectricityMarketReform

Timely implementation of #Ukraine #ElectricityMarketReform

| May 31, 2019

The energy sector is the foundation of the Ukrainian economy. Unfortunately, energy remains a highly politicized topic in Ukraine and the current political uncertainty means there is a very real danger that the vital process of energy market liberalization will be pushed back. This will have significant consequences for the economic development and security of […]

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#Ukraine unification a priority for #Zelensky and West

#Ukraine unification a priority for #Zelensky and West

| May 20, 2019

When Ukraine’s new president, former comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, was sworn in today (20 May), he was appointed president of a divided nation. The division is not only physical, but also ideological; Ukraine is now a battleground where the ideals of the West and of Russia collide. Since early 2013, Russia has been pursuing a policy of […]

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What does Volodymyr Zelenskyi’s victory say about #Ukraine?

What does Volodymyr Zelenskyi’s victory say about #Ukraine?

| May 6, 2019

Zelenskyi’s landslide victory is a vote for change. It also exposes Ukraine’s vulnerability and the deficiency of reforms. Zelenskyi’s voters united against the old system rather than around a common agenda about how to bring about change. Orysia Lutsevych Research Fellow and Manager, Ukraine Forum, Russia and Eurasia Programme @Orysiaua Sergiy Gerasymchuk Deputy Chairman of […]

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