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On behalf of #Ukraine, we thank you Europe

On behalf of #Ukraine, we thank you Europe

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Regulation granting visa liberalization to Ukrainian citizens travelling to the EU is now in force, and the first visa free travellers have already savoured this freedom. This not only opens new possibilities for our country, but also poses new challenges to Ukrainian society and the state, writes Serhiy Taruta.  Visa liberalisation for Ukrainian citizens has amply demonstrated Europe’s unwavering faith in Ukraine and its continued staunch support for our […]

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MEPs back further trade concessions to #Ukraine, with exceptions

MEPs back further trade concessions to #Ukraine, with exceptions

The EU must offer more trade concessions to Ukraine, with the exception of a number of agricultural products. In a vote amending a Commission proposal, MEPs ensured among other things, that: Tomatoes, wheat, and urea, a raw material for fertilizers, do not enjoy further quota preferences than those outlined in the Deep and Comprehensive Free […]

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Humanitarian partners stretched by worsening conflict in #Donbass

Humanitarian partners stretched by worsening conflict in #Donbass

| June 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

According to the United Nations Organization for the Co-ordination of Human Aid, 3.8 million people in the Donbass region are in need of humanitarian aid. With no end in sight to the military conflict in Ukraine’s East, the hopes of thousands of innocent citizens living on both sides of the ‘contact line’ to return to a […]

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EU-#Ukraine dialogue: No eternal friends and enemies

EU-#Ukraine dialogue: No eternal friends and enemies

| May 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

EU politicians need to have a more inclusive dialogue with politicians from both sides of the house in Ukraine, if they are to shape a better strategy for relations with Ukraine, writes Aleksandr Vilkul (pictured). Common sense suggests that expertise helps us to achieve a better understanding of situations. But that is not always true. […]

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Vadim Rabinovich: The #Trump of #Ukraine?

Vadim Rabinovich: The #Trump of #Ukraine?

| May 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Vadim Rabinovich heads one of the opposition parties in Ukraine called For Life, which is currently riding high in the opinion polls. The Ukrainian MP believes the country’s economic wealth remains largely untapped and has tabled a programme designed to unlock this potential, writes Colin Stevens. Rabinovich spoke exclusively to EU Reporter. What’s your view […]

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EU must be bolder in driving reform in #Ukraine

EU must be bolder in driving reform in #Ukraine

The mass protests of 2014 put the EU in the centre of reform efforts in Ukraine. The Association Agreement, support of which was the locus of the initial demonstrations, has become the blueprint for the country’s reformers, who believe that pursuing integration with the EU offers Ukraine the best (and only) pathway for modernization and […]

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#Russia: The Kremlin focuses its disinformation efforts on Germany this week

#Russia: The Kremlin focuses its disinformation efforts on Germany this week

This week the EU’s under-used EU East StratCom Task Force reveals that the Kremlin is placing Germany in the spotlight. The service provided by the European External Action Service, is the EU’s modest effort to help those duped by fake news. If you really want fake news you can go directly to the Russian Embassy […]

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