Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Interinstitutional talks between the Council of the European Union, the European Commission and the European Parliament on EU visa liberalization for Ukraine have ended successfully, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels.
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers that IRS.gov offers many useful tips and information to find a qualified tax professional.
This is the third in a series of 10 IRS tips called the Tax Time Guide, designed to help taxpayers navigate common tax issues. This year’s tax-filing deadline is April 18.
The self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Republic will adopt the Russian ruble as its official currency on March 1, according to The Moscow Times.
Rash and politicized actions and organization of the energy blockade will primarily affect ordinary Ukrainian citizens, stressed Prime Minister of UkraineVolodymyr Groysman during a meeting dedicated to considering problem issues hampering activity of enterprises of steel and power industry through the blocking of freight traffic with temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine.
Monday, February 27, 2017
Having been asked for a comment on the month-long andon-going blockade of the Donbas, it is perhaps worth viewing this event from a somewhat different aperture and writing a few lines using the Donbas Blockadeas the lens to peer through – as smudged and unclear as that focus may prove tobe, rather than looking in upon it.
Рубль станет основной денежной единицей в самопровозглашенной Луганской народной республике (ЛНР) с 1 марта. Об этом говорится в соответствующем постановлении на Совета министров ЛНР.
The police in Vienna on February 23 on the request of Spain for extradition detained 53-year-old Ukrainian of Syrian origin Hares Youssef, previously engaged in gas trade and trade in non-ferrous metals, the ex-adviser to former Ukrainian President Viktor Yuschenko, according to Austrian edition Kurier, with reference to the Vienna prosecutor's office.
Occupants continue attacking Adiyivka and its outskirts, using weapons prohibited by Minsk agreements
Accordingto the Ukrainian party of JCCC (Joint Centre for Control and Co-ordination), as of 16.30, February 26, pro-Russian armed groups continue attacks of Ukrainian Armed Forces positions, peaceful settlements and key infrastructure along the front line. The situation in the area of Avdiyivka is especially hard.
Sunday, February 26, 2017
KYIV, Ukraine—Ukraine’s population decreased by about 170,000 people in 2016, the government reported last month, underscoring a demographic trend that began after the country declared its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, and which threatens to derail the country’s politicaland economic development.
Запахло 2006 годом. Тогда уже было: политический труп по имени Виктор Федорович Янукович неожиданно и алогично вернулся в украинскую политику — стал депутатом, руководителем крупнейшей парламентской фракции, премьер — министром — и так, за четыре года добрался до ступени №1 на Украине — президентской. Все сначала очень смеялись, а потом удивлялись.
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Establishment of the financial investigation service will enable us to create an effective tool to protect business, says Volodymyr Groysman
On February 22, 2017, the U.S. Departments of Justiceand Education withdrew guidance for educational institutions, issued in 2015and 2016, that took the position that the prohibitions in Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and implementing regulations against discrimination on the basis of sex require access to sex-segregated facilitieson the basis of gender identity rather than biological sex.
Allegations made from Uber employee reminds CA employers about their obligations to conduct effective investigations into harassment claims
Week’s balance: Blockade causing losses, NBU’s anti-crisis measures, and increased industrial output
The Ukrainian Cabinet reports the negative consequences of the blockade of the occupied territories in Donbas, while the National Bank is even preparing, justin case, a package of anti-crisis measures in this regard; however the State Statistics Service shone some light this week reporting on a January growth of industrial output - these are the main economic news of the outgoing week.
Friday, February 24, 2017
Adam Smith: An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, generally referred to by its shortened title The Wealth of Nations (PDF)
Павел КЛИМКИН: "Нам всем необходимо настроиться на то, что борьба с российской агрессией не закончится ни завтра, ни послезавтра"
Последние недели министра иностранных дел Павла Климкина практически невозможно застать в Киеве. Нью-Йорк, Вашингтон, Мюнхен, снова Нью-Йорк — вот география перемещений главы украинского МИДа только за последние две недели.
The Vienna Regional Court for Criminal Matters has dismissed a demand of the prosecutor's office of Vienna to put Ukrainian businessman Dmytro Firtash in custody in the framework of the case for his extradition to the United States at the request of American authorities, a source familiar with the matter told Interfax-Ukraine.
National Investment Council Secretary addressed representatives of leading American companies on prospects of further cooperation with Ukraine
Secretary of the National Investment Council of Ukraine (NIC) Borys Lozhkin together with Ambassador of Ukraine to the USA Valeriy Chaly and Head of Office of the NIC Yuliya Kovaliv took part in the meeting with the representatives of the leading American companies co-organized by U.S.-Ukraine Business Council and the Ukrainian Embassy.
President approved composition of the Ukrainian delegation for participation in the UN ICJ hearings on Russia’s violation of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism
President Petro Poroshenko signed a Decree to establish a delegation of Ukraine for participation in hearings of the UN International Court of Justice regarding Russia’s violation of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism and the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
President Donald Trump, an American nationalist committed to the restoration of America’s economic prosperity, particularly the strength of its middle class and the rule of law and peace abroad, is now pitted against President Vladimir Putin, the Russian nationalist, on key national-security matters in Europe.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
The U.S. Policy on Ukraine: Challenges and Opportunities report aims to provide readers with a detailed, nuanced view of U.S. policy toward Ukraine and to start a discussion of how to maximize policy effectiveness.
Latest statistics: Ukraine's trade with the EU boosted by the first full year of the Association Agreement
European Semester Winter Package: review of Member States' progress towards economic and social priorities
Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov believes that Russia's war against Ukraine is an important step in its preparation for the "big war," an UNIAN correspondent reported from an operational meeting with commanders of Ukrainian armed forces, combat units and formations February 22.
You’ve probably heard the term statute of limitations before, and you might even know what it is — the time limit for filing a lawsuit, which is established by a state legislature or Congress, and defines the absolute deadline that a suit can be filed after the occurrence of the event that gave rise to the lawsuit in the first place
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Russia's attempts to destabilize Ukraine among most serious challenges facing Europe: U.S. Envoy to UN
In the opening sentence of Peter Fitzpatrick’s seminal book, The Mythology of Modern Law, first published in 1992, the claim that “law as a unified entity can only be reconciled with its contradictory existences if we see it as myth” is described as the first chapter’s “suspiciously simple argument”.
Portugal: It is important to distinguish between a Residency Permit (“Residência”) and Fiscal Residency.
Ukraine is included in the list of countries that fall under the U.S. General System of Preferences, which allows duty-free imports to the United States of 3,500 kindsof products. But Ukraine has used less than half of this advantage. UNIAN tried to understand the reasons.
Volodymyr Groysman: I'd never imagined that the energy blockade would be created by certain Ukrainian citizens
The energy blockade being triggered amid heating season is considered a dishonest and irresponsible act towards all Ukrainian citizens, announced Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman in his opening address at the Government session on Tuesday.
The Commission welcomes the agreement reached at today's ECOFIN on new rules to help prevent tax avoidance via non-EU countries. This latest addition to the EU's anti-tax avoidance toolbox will prohibit multinational companies from escaping corporate tax by exploiting differences between the tax systems of Member States and those of non-EU countries (so-called 'hybrid mismatches').
Commissioned by: International Renaissance Foundation
Publisher: SEO Amsterdam Economics
Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine on the Third Anniversary of Military Aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine
President Donald Trump's personal lawyer has acknowledged to NBC News that he met privately in New York last month with acontroversial Russian-born Trump associate and a member of Ukraine's parliament, but disputes a New York Times report that the men gave him a peace plan for Ukraine that he delivered to then-National Security Adviser Mike Flynn.
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Monday, February 20, 2017
Commemoration of the bravery of the Heavenly Hundred and the Revolution of Dignity activists in Stockholm
On 19 February 2017, a commemoration service honouring the fallen heroes of the Heavenly Hundred and the Revolution of Dignity was held in Stockholm (Lidingö, Ansgarskyrkan).
The religious service was conducted by Archpriest of Nordens Ortodoxa Apostoliska Kyrka (Kyiv Patriarchate) Mateus Maria Furemalm.
Members of the Ukrainian and Swedish community, Ambassador of Ukraine to the Kingdom of Sweden Mr.Ihor Sagach and representatives of the Embassy of Ukraine in Sweden paid tribute to the fallen heroes.