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On the 9th of February, at a meeting with employees of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine, the President of Ukraine stated that MPs don't need absolute parliamentary immunity.
“I didn’t wait until the People’s Deputies took the initiative to develop draft constitutional amendments concerning the revocation of parliamentary immunity. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine voted in favor of it and for sending it to the Constitutional Court. Then, they became very busy and they didn’t have the …
In an interview with the German newspaper Bild, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called for increasing the supply of German military equipment to Ukraine.
"We are open to this possibility and we support this because it concerns the security situation in Europe," the President said, answering the question of whether Ukraine needs more weapons from Germany.
Poroshenko, however, did not specify whether he seeks lethal or non-lethal equipment, but he did note that a resolution to the conflict …
Disagreements have emerged between the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, and the Cabinet of Ministers, headed by Arseniy Yatseniuk, over the International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan, as reported by Apostrophe, citing a source in diplomatic circles.
The final version of the Memorandum, which outlines the obligations of both the IMF and Ukraine, is not yet ready. After the adoption of the budget for 2016 and changes in the tax code, the IMF received a proposal from the Cabinet of Ministers …
The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, said that the country has demonstrated its independence from Russian gas during the autumn-winter heating season, as reported by Interfax-Ukraine.
"Russia thought that they would bring us to our knees by offering gas at $212/cubic meter. I discussed this with the Minister who called Russia and said: 'No, we will not take your gas,'" Poroshenko stated.
According to Poroshenko, Ukraine now buys gas from Europe, which costs less than buying gas from …
Ukraine expects the allocation of $7 billion from the International Monetary Fund this year, reported the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, in an interview with CNN.
Information about the upcoming loan installment was posted on Twitter by the Administration of the President. Previously on Twitter, Poroshenko said that the IMF may allocate another loan in February 2016. "Ukraine expects the next allocation from the IMF in February 2016," said Poroshenko.
Previously it was also reported …
Decentralization and constitutional changes will exclude the adoption of laws on “special status” for any of the regions as stated by the president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, at a meeting of the Association of Towns of Ukraine in Kiev.
"Decentralization and constitutional change, on the contrary, discourages attempts to create laws granting "special status" for any city, region or territory," Poroshenko said.
According to the President, the forces that are trying to stop the process of …
The United States reported that during a meeting on Wednesday, January 20th, Vice President Joe Biden and the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko discussed the need for Ukraine to continue its fight against corruption. According to the White House this was agreed upon by both leaders.They also agreed on the importance of the continuation of compliance with the Minsk Agreements by all participants of the conflict in Ukraine, the brief statement said.The Press Service of the President of …
The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, expects that in February 2016, Ukraine will receive the next loan installment from the IMF, as reported by Bloomberg, following a meeting in Davos with the Managing Director of the IMF, Christine Lagarde.
According to Poroshenko, an agreement was reached on the allocation of the next installment of the loan to Ukraine. "We have reached a compromise on the budget deficit and the macro indicators, relative to all," the President assured.
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, …
Boris Gryzlov, the representative of Russia in the Trilateral Contact Group on the settlement of the situation in the Donbass visited Kiev. Unfortunately, Gryzlov’s visit yielded no results. There remain serious differences in opinions between Moscow and Kiev about the how the war should end. This information was relayed by Apostrophe from a source in one of the European observation missions in Ukraine.
According to the source, Gryzlov has brought President Vladimir Putin's proposal to Kiev. …