Contents tagged with Groysman

  • Participants of the Donbas blockade meet with Prime Minister Groysman

    On the 20th of February, participants in the blockade of trade with the territories of the Donbas not controlled by Ukraine accepted Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman’s invitation and came to the negotiation table in the hope of resolving the conflict caused by the blockade.

    The conflict between the authorities of Ukraine and war veterans in Eastern Ukraine arose after war veterans blocked several railway crossings at the end of January 2017. They are demanding the release of Ukrainian …

  • Groysman in Brussels: Oligarchs do not control the Verkhovna Rada

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Vladimir Groysman stated that today, oligarchs do not control the Ukrainian parliament.

    He said this in Brussels during the part of the conference devoted to the economic development of Ukraine.

    “Against the backdrop of there being a number of destructive political figures, the Ukrainian parliament is capable of making the necessary decisions. That’s why I think that the issue of a monopoly is a very important issue, and it must be worked on constantly, in order to …

  • Kyiv announced that Groysman will visit Israel

    The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, and the Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, held a telephone conversation, during which they discussed deepening cooperation between the two countries.

    "Within the framework of strengthening the friendship and partnership between the people of Ukraine and Israel, an agreement was reached for the Prime Minister of Ukraine to visit Israel," the Ukrainian President's press service stated. It was also reported that Poroshenko and Netanyahu " …

  • Ukrainian Prime Minister earned $147K on property rental

    The Prime Minister of Ukraine, Vladimir Groysman, in 2016 earned 4 million hryvnia ($147,000) on property rental. In an interview with Espresso.tv, the Prime Minister said that his real estate property is his main source of income.

    "From 1995 to 2005 I was an entrepreneur that is about 10 years. I was earning money and instead of just using them, I invested them into developing a business. My property is mainly of real estate, which I purchased in the late '90s - beginning of the 2000s, as it …

  • Groysman: Scholarships for Ukrainian students will be increased significantly

    The Prime Minister of Ukraine, Volodymyr Groysman, stated that student scholarships will be increased by 2.5 times, as reported on the government’s website. As a result “A” students, and those in skill shortage areas, will get increased scholarships.

    "Our proposal is that academic scholarships to be fairly distributed with the involvement of student government. Under this proposal, those who received 800 UAH (30 USD), will receive no less than 1,100 (42 USD), and “A” students will get 1,600 …

  • Groysman: Decentralization has been one of the most successful system reforms in Ukraine

    The Prime Minister of Ukraine, Volodymyr Groysman, discussed the implementation of decentralization in Ukraine as one of the most important reforms needed for the development of the country, on Sunday at a conference with members of the Association of Cities of Ukraine, Interfax-Ukraine reported.

    "Decentralization is a step towards the development of the regions because the people have the resources and they will start to resolve the existing problems … only through decentralization and the …

  • Rasmussen: Denmark will support Ukraine, but expects progress in the implementation of reforms

    The Prime Minister of Denmark, Lars Rasmussen, stated that Denmark sees much potential in Ukraine and awaits further reforms from the country’s leadership. “It is important that Ukraine continues the reform process. I congratulated the Prime Minister and the President of this country for those reforms that Ukraine implemented in recent years,” Rasmussen reported during a joint press conference in Kiev on Tuesday after negotiations with the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko.

    He added that, …

  • Amnesty International Urges Ukraine to Ratify Rome Statute

    Amnesty International is urging the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, "to show the political will and make all necessary preparations for Ukraine to ratify the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) as soon as possible," as stated in an open letter to the President of Ukraine.

    "Please note that only after the ratification of the Rome Statute will Ukraine receive all the benefits from participation in the ICC: participation in the election of judges and prosecutors, …