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Germany to seek antitrust reform in 2020 EU presidency

Civil Society & Local Authorities

Armenia, Published on: 06 February 2019


Ukraine, Montenegro, Albania, Norway align with EU's prolonged sanctions over Donbas

Political Dialogue

Ukraine, Published on: 06 February 2019

Ukraine, Montenegro, Albania, and Norway have aligned themselves with the declaration of the Council of the European Union (EU) that prolonged sanctions until July 31, 2019, over actions in Donbas that destabilize the situation in Ukraine.

"On December 21, 2018, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2018/2078 amending Decision 2014/512/CFSP. The Council Decision prolongs the restrictive measures for a further six months, until 31 July 2019," the High Representative said in...


OSCE unhappy with Ukraine's intention to bar Russians from monitoring presidential elections

Justice Freedom & Security

Ukraine, Published on: 06 February 2019

Head of the election observation mission of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) Ambassador Peter Tejler says that Ukraine's intention to bar Russian observers from monitoring the presidential elections is contrary to the country's commitments to the OSCE.

In particular, Tejler said at a press conference in Kyiv on February 6 that Ukraine's stance as for not allowing Russian observers to work at the presidential elections is against OSCE...


Україна зможе продавати більше м’яса до країн ЄС

Economy and trade

Ukraine, Published on: 06 February 2019

Євросоюз розглядає можливість збільшення квот на ввіз українського м’яса.Зроблено це буде за умов дотримання українськими виробниками м’високих стандартів ЄС.


Strongest Measures Axed in EU Golden Visa Report

Economy and trade

Armenia, Published on: 06 February 2019

For almost a decade, corrupt politicians and wealthy businessmen have purchased European passports using dirty money. In January, the European Commission finally delivered its response. But rather than urging action, many of its toughest demands were


Belarusian carpets gifted to Orthodox churches in France, Poland

Culture and Media

Belarus, Published on: 06 February 2019

On the initiative of the Belarusian Embassy in France, carpets made by the Belarusian company Vitebsk Carpets have been gifted to St Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral in Nice, France and to Lodz Episcopate of the Polish Autocephalous Orthodox Church.


ECHR unexpectedly postpones consideration of suit on Russia's occupation of Crimea – media

Justice Freedom & Security

Ukraine, Published on: 06 February 2019

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has decided to postpone public hearings in the case on Russia's occupation of Crimea, earlier scheduled for Feb 27.

The reasons for such delay have not been specified, the Ukrainian media outlet European Pravda reported with reference to the court's press service.

"The court has decided to postpone the hearing, which was scheduled for February 27," the court said, according to EP.

There has also been no ...


Україна розраховує досягти безвізу з Британією після виходу з ЄС

Political Dialogue

Ukraine, Published on: 06 February 2019

Україна не планує запроваджувати візи для британських громадян після виходу Британії з Євросоюзу


ЄСПЛ переніс слухання щодо позову України проти Росії

Justice Freedom & Security

Ukraine, Published on: 06 February 2019

Причини відповідного рішення та дата нового засідання наразі не відомі.


Ambasadorul UE, Peter Michalko, în vizită la Palanca. Oficialul a donat Primăriei și Centrului Medical un automobil performant

Information Society, Political Dialogue

Moldova, Published on: 06 February 2019

Centrul Medical, dar și Primăria din satul Palanca vor putea interveni mai rapid pentru a soluționa problemele cetățenilor. Se întâmplă datorită suportului oferit de către Uniunea Europeană. Ambasadorul Peter Michalko a vizitat astăzi localitatea din sudul Moldovei, unde s-a întâlnit cu autoritățile locale dar și cu localnicii și a vizitat punctul de trecere a frontierei, inaugurat recent. În cursul vizitei, Ambasadorul Delegației Uniunii Europene în Republica Moldova a donat seturi de...


EBRD official: bank increasingly trusts Georgian gov’t and its economic policy

Political Dialogue

Georgia, Published on: 06 February 2019

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) increasingly trusts the government of Georgia and its economic policy, says new Managing Director for Eastern Europe and the Caucasus Matteo Patrone.


Понад мільйон українців підписалися за курс до ЄС і НАТО

Civil Society & Local Authorities, Justice Freedom & Security

Ukraine, Published on: 06 February 2019

Під зверненням народних депутатів від БПП до українців з проханням підтримати зміни до Конституції щодо закріплення курсу країни до НАТО та ЄС підписалися понад мільйон людей


Parlamentul francez adoptă o lege controversată pentru a stopa protestele violente. Actul interzice să-ți ascunzi fața și dă poliției mai multe puteri

Justice Freedom & Security

Moldova, Published on: 06 February 2019

Parlamentul francez a adoptat, marţi, un proiect de lege care vizează reducerea protestelor violente, ca răspuns la cele trei luni de demonstraţii antiguvernamentale ale mişcării "vestele galbene", relatează site-ul agenţiei Reuters, citat de Mediafax.


Macron declares April 24 commemoration day of Armenian genocide in France – Euronews

Civil Society & Local Authorities, Culture and Media

Armenia, Published on: 06 February 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday declared April 24 as a day for the commemoration of the Armenian genocide in France, an issue that has caused regular friction between Turkey and European Union member states. Euronews reports.  Macron, in keeping with a 2017 campaign promise, told an annual dinner of the Coordination Council of Armenian …


Franţa a simulat un atac nuclear, în cursul unui test aerian

Information Society

Moldova, Published on: 06 February 2019

Franţa a efectuat cu succes o misiune aeriană de simulare a unui atac atomic, anunţă Ministerul francez al Apărării, în contextul tensiunilor dintre Statele Unite şi Rusia din cauza Tratatului Forţelor Nucleare Intermediare.


Belarus' PM off to Italy for working visit

Political Dialogue

Belarus, Published on: 06 February 2019

Italy has traditionally been one of Belarus' major trading partners. In 2018 the bilateral trade rose to $912.7 million, up 15.2% over 2017.


Україна є одним із головних партнерів ЄС, - Мінгареллі

Political Dialogue

Ukraine, Published on: 05 February 2019

Україна наразі є одним із головних країн-партнерів для Євросоюзу


Україна здійснить великий транш для МВФ

Economy and trade

Ukraine, Published on: 05 February 2019

У вівторок, 5 лютого, Україна віддає частину боргу Міжнародному валютному фонду. Цього разу МВФ отримає транш в розмірі майже 360 мільйонів доларів.

Наступний великий платіж запланований на 1 березня, йдеться у графіку виплат на сайті МВФ.

Тоді Україна повинна буде повернути МВФ близько 159,6 мільйона дрларів.

На початку місяця Україна вже перераховувала гроші МВФ. Так, 1 лютого вона перерахувала 59,67 мільйона SDR (спеціальних прав запозичення– 24 канал) і...


Kosovo rejects EU idea mine should be part of Serbia talks

Political Dialogue

Armenia, Published on: 05 February 2019


Україна вийшла на п'яте місце серед експортерів агропродукції до ЄС, - Порошенко

Economy and trade

Ukraine, Published on: 05 February 2019

Україна стала п'ятим за обсягом експортером агропродукції до Євросоюзу