Tag: Ukraine

#Ukrainian corruption in infrastructure? What results for #EU money?

#Ukrainian corruption in infrastructure? What results for #EU money?

| February 19, 2020

The European Union provides Ukraine with financial resources for reform and economic development. Ukraine is located at the crossroads of many transit corridors that connect Europe with other countries. The development of transit corridors for different means of transport is an important task for Ukrainian officials. The EU and its financial institutions generally provide Ukraine […]

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Could Zelenskyy’s strategy for #Donbas lead #Ukraine into a #Kremlin trap?

Could Zelenskyy’s strategy for #Donbas lead #Ukraine into a #Kremlin trap?

| February 14, 2020

In pursuit of peace in the war-torn region, the Ukrainian president’s short-term, tactical approach is vulnerable in the face of Russia’s long-term strategy. Kataryna Wolczuk Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House Google Scholar Hanna Shelest Member of the Board, Foreign Policy Council ‘Ukrainian Prism’ Volodymyr Zelenskyy attends a ceremony welcoming Ukrainians who were […]

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Commissioner Várhelyi travels to #Ukraine on 11-12 February

Commissioner Várhelyi travels to #Ukraine on 11-12 February

| February 11, 2020

Neighbourhood and Enlargement Commissioner Olivér Várhelyi  will travel to Kyiv, Ukraine on 11-12 February as the first Eastern Partnership country. The focus of the visit will be to reiterate continuous EU strong support for Ukraine’s ambitious reform agenda, to discuss the state of reforms and the implementation of the Association Agreement as a follow-up to the European Union-Ukraine Association Council held […]

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#UkraineAirlines752 shootdown: How could this have happened?

#UkraineAirlines752 shootdown: How could this have happened?

| January 13, 2020

I am a defence analyst and writer specializing in air defence, radar and electronic warfare. Herewith some thoughts on the failures that may have resulted in the loss of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 over Tehran on 8 January, writes Dr. Thomas Withington, Military Radar, Communications, Electronic Warfare. 1) Identification Friend or Foe (errors) – […]

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Statement by Vice President Maroš Šefčovič on long-term transit of #RussianGas to Europe via #Ukraine

Statement by Vice President Maroš Šefčovič on long-term transit of #RussianGas to Europe via #Ukraine

| January 2, 2020

“Let me express my strongest appreciation for all the hard work and effort by everyone involved. In practice, this means that gas will continue to flow from Russia to Europe via Ukraine as of 1 January 2020. This is a powerful message to both, our consumers and industry, clearly demonstrating that the EU cares and […]

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#Ukraine – €8 million in humanitarian aid to withstand winter

#Ukraine – €8 million in humanitarian aid to withstand winter

| December 31, 2019

The European Commission has announced an additional €8 million for the vulnerable people in Ukraine affected by the ongoing conflict in the east of the country. This funding brings EU humanitarian allocation to Ukraine in 2019 to €23m. Crisis Management Commissioner Janez Lenarčič said: “More than five years of ongoing conflict have exhausted people’s ability […]

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#Ukraine – Statement by spokesperson on exchange of detainees

#Ukraine – Statement by spokesperson on exchange of detainees

| December 31, 2019

“A significant exchange of detainees took place following an agreement reached by the Trilateral Contact Group. “This is a welcome example of implementation of one of the measures agreed at the Normandy 4 Summit of 9 December. The European Union expects all parties to further build on this momentum. Work to implement the measures agreed […]

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