Friday, March 31, 2017
Donald Tusk, the European Council president, will appear at the Prosecutor's Office in Warsaw on April 19 as a witness in a probe into cooperation of Poland’s Military Counterintelligence Service (SKW) with the Russian FSB, Tusk’s spokesman said in a statement on Thursday.
Press conference by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg following the meetings of the North Atlantic Council and the NATO-Ukraine Commission at the level of Foreign Ministers
Ostrzelanie z granatnika polskiego konsulatu RP w Łucku to przekroczenie „cienkiej czerwonej linii” w prowokacjach wymierzonych w stosunki polsko-ukraińskie. Nie powinno to być jednak dla nikogo zaskoczeniem. Że dojdzie do podobnych scen, było wiadomo. Nikt nie pytał: „czy”, tylko „kiedy”.
Особливості внесення майнових прав інтелектуальної власності в статутний капітал господарських товариств
President about new cargo aircraft An-132D: Ukraine has a huge potential if it launches new high-quality planes
I think that neither the merchants nor the card networks will be jubilant about the Supreme Court’s narrow decision yesterday in , which does little except prolong the litigation about the constitutionality of a New York statute that prohibits merchants from charging a surcharge to customers who use credit cards.
California proposed immigration bill imposes steep fines for employers who cooperate with federal immigration requests
Thursday, March 30, 2017
As we have previously written, the 2015 directive, colloquially known as the “Yates Memo,” refocused the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) investigations and prosecutions on holding individual directors and officers criminally responsible for the misdeeds of a corporation, a dramatic departure from prior practices of levying huge fines on corporations, but leaving the individual directors or officers unscathed. The question naturally arises: will the new administration continue down this same path?
If taxpayers use one of the many online platforms to rent a spare bedroom, provide car rides or a number of other goods or services, they may be involved in the sharing economy. The IRS now offers a Sharing Economy Tax Center.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
U.S. Senate reaffirms non-recognition of Russia’s attempted annexation of Crimea and calls for maintenance of sanctions against the Russian Federation
U.S. Senate reaffirms non-recognition of Russia’s attempted annexation of Crimea and calls for maintenance of sanctions against the Russian Federation. U.S. Senator and Senate Ukraine Caucus Co-Chair Robert Portman (R-OH) and U.S. Senator and the Caucus Vice-Chair Sherrod Brown (D-OH) have introduced a bipartisan resolution ‘Condemning illegal Russian aggression in Ukraine on the three year anniversary of the annexation of Crimea’.
If a reader were to define sanctions in the context of encouraging a change of behaviour, it would perhaps look something like – “An international sanction is a special form of sanctiontaken by one country against another. International sanctions are measures that are designed to bring a delinquent or renegade state into compliance with expected rules of conduct.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Ukraine and GUAM countries-participants inked quadripartite Protocol to enhance cooperation within the limits of Free Trade Area
On March 27, a meeting of heads of governments of member countries of the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development GUAM in the framework of the summit was held in Kyiv.
The Canada-EU CETA Rules Of Origin For Textiles And Apparel Are More Flexible For Canadian Importers
Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine on the occasion of the third anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations General Assembly resolution “Territorial Integrity of Ukraine”
27 March 2017 marks the third anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations General Assembly resolution "Territorial Integrity of Ukraine” (68/262).
A new generation of data protection standards is being promulgated by the European Union. Almost one year ago, the adoption of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Directive for the police and justice sectors represented the most ambitious endeavour of the EU legislator so far to secure the fundamental rights of the individual in the digital era.
On March 27, Vladimir Putin's press secretary Dmitry Peskov has reportedly arrived on a secret visit to the militant stronghold of Luhansk, OstroV online news outlet reported citing its source in Ukrainian intelligence community.
Monday, March 27, 2017
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan’s (R-Wis.) decision to legislation to reconfigure the nation’s health-care system is a major setback to President Trump and the GOP. For seven years, Republicans promised to repeal and replace . Their failure to deliver on this promise exposes that will not be easily healed.
INTERFAX.RU - Ессентукский городской суд (Ставропольский край) по постановлению следователя Главного следственного управления СКР по Северо-Кавказскому федеральному округу заочно заключил под стражу бывшего премьер-министр Украины, лидера партии "Народный фронт" Арсения Яценюка, сообщает пресс-служба суда.
Statement by Commissioner Avramopoulos following the meeting with five Member States on progress towards full visa reciprocity with the United States
"I met today in Brussels Ministers and representatives from Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Poland and Romania, to discuss progress towards the goal of achieving full visa reciprocity with the United States. Reciprocity is a cornerstone of EU visa policy, and we are committed to continue working in a constructive and positive spirit, in close coordination between us, and the United States, to achieve this goal as soon as possible, including searching for mutually acceptable interim steps..."
In the framework of the GUAM summit governments of Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Moldova signed protocols on the establishment of the FTA and mutual recognition of results of customs control
The governments of Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Moldova in the framework of the summit of the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development GUAM, which is taking place for the first time at the level of Heads of Governments in Kyiv at the initiative of Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman signed the Protocol on approval of the Procedure of establishment and activity of the Working Body coordinating the actions of Contracting Parties to the Agreement on the establishment of free trade between the GUAM member states, dated 20 July 2002, and the Protocol between customs administrations of the States of GUAM member states on the mutual recognition of certain results of customs control of goods and means of transport moving across the state borders of GUAM member states.
WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT KREMLIN CRITIC ALEXEI NAVALNY'S SHOWDOWN WITH RUSSIAN PRIME MINISTER DMITRY MEDVEDEV
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has become the target of a public outcry. On Sunday, Russia’s renowned anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny planned a protest march through demanding answers—not from Vladimir Putin, nor from the more feared members of his entourage, but from the man once hoped to be Putin’s more liberal successor.
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Pavlo Klimkin sees no military solution to the conflict in Donbas, being convinced that confidence in Russia has seriously decreased worldwide. The murder of exiled Russian MP Denis Voronenkov in the very heart of Kyiv and the decision to ban Russian Eurovision entrant Julia Samoilova from entering Ukraine launched another round of hysteria in Russia. Alexander Lukashenko curiously combines his vow not to allow the Ukrainian scenario of protests in his country and his readiness to intensify political dialogue with Kyiv. Pedro Agramunt has taught a lesson in cynicism.
Третий год подряд соцсети становятся кабинкой для исповедей. Люди пишут о том, что их мечта предана и растоптана. Что одномоментных перемен не случилось. Что идеалы Майдана отодвинуты на обочину. Что политики воруют, а чиновники саботируют. И каждый такой пост обнаруживает в своем авторе человека, который верит в то, что история – это набор дат и событий.
Over 95% of criminal cases in the federal system end in a plea bargain, rather than going to trial. One such case is that of Jae Lee, who in 2009 pleaded guilty to possession of ecstasy with the intent to distribute it. Lee was sentenced to one year and one day in prison – considerably less than the 24 to 30 months suggested by the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines.
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Лишение гражданства: национальные интересы, подготовка к выборам и некоторые последствия "наказания" за два паспорта
Ныне требование к понятиям "патриотизм" или же "национализм" через призму гражданства — тенденция, стремительно распространяющаяся по странам Европы.
Declaration of the leaders of 27 member states and of the European Council, the European Parliament and the European Commission
"We, the Leaders of 27 Member States and of EU institutions, take pride in the achievements of the European Union: the construction of European unity is a bold, far-sighted endeavour. Sixty years ago, recovering from the tragedy of two world wars, we decided to bond together and rebuild our continent from its ashes."
The Overton window, also known as the window of discourse, is the range of ideas the public will accept. It is used by media pundits. The term is derived from its originator, Joseph P. Overton (1960–2003), a former vice president of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, who in his description of his window claimed that an idea's political viability depends mainly on whether it falls within the window, rather than on politicians' individual preferences.
MOSCOW – Not everyone who has a quarrel with Russian President Vladimir Putin dies in violent or suspicious circumstances — far from it. But enough loud critics of Putin's policies have been murdered that Thursday's daylight shooting of a Russian who sought asylum in Ukraine has led to speculation of Kremlin involvement.
The Treaties of Rome at 60: Commission recalls Europe's achievements and leads discussion on the future at 27
Hostility to Russia is the oldest continuous foreign-policy tradition in the United States, and that is because, apart from the ordinary conflicts of interest that might be expected to arise between two very large nations, a philosophical conflict has pitted America against the Russians, and has done so throughout the centuries, with the fate of the world at stake.
The Information Policy Ministry has announced five main facts of Russian lie at the ICJ in The Hague.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed the into law the bill amending the Tax Code in terms of taxation of inheritance, to simplify registration of inheritance for second-order heirs, the presidential press service reports.
"Go live in better neighborhoods. Drive the best cars. Live in the best houses," Erdogan told a rally in Eskisehir last week, addressing not his immediate audience but the 4.6 million-strong Turkish diaspora in Western Europe. "Make not three, but five children. Because you are the future of Europe. That will be the best response to the injustices against you."
Friday, March 24, 2017
According to the press centre of the ‘anti-terror’ operation (ATO) HQ, the enemy has violated the ceasefire for 94 times over the past 24 hours.
President: It is a matter of honor for the law enforcement bodies of Ukraine to solve murders of Pavlo Sheremeta and Denys Voronenkov
President Petro Poroshenko highlighted the importance of solving resonant crimes recently committed in Ukraine: murder of journalist Pavlo Sheremeta, murder of ex-deputy of the State Duma of Russia Denys Voronenkov and emergency at the storage site of ammunition located in the area of Balakliia, Kharkiv region.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency is a BBC America science-fiction detective series, taking place after the Douglas Adams novel series of the same name. Created and primarily written by Max Landis, it stars Samuel Barnett as the detective Dirk Gently and Elijah Wood as his reluctant sidekick Todd. A trailer for the series debuted at San Diego Comic Con 2016.
На прошлой неделе, выражаясь «по-большевистски», в России начался переход «от империалистической войны к гражданской». 13 марта в России начал работу неформальный избирательный штаб Путина, задача которого придумать, какую «наживку намазывать на хлеб» электорату, чтоб он в очередной раз «проглотил» Путина, желательно на уже хрестоматийные «146%»
Everything You Think You Know About Campus Sexual Assault Is Wrong: A Review Of The Campus Rape Frenzy
Chief of the Ukrainian National Police department for Kyiv Andriy Kryshchenko announces that former deputy of the Russian State Duma Denis Voronenkov has been shot dead downtown Kyiv, according 112.ua.
Caring for an aging parent presents many challenges. Although there is no way to predict illness or disability, advance planning can help minimize the legal and medical challenges. Proper estate planning documents and insurance ease the transitions in caring for an elderly parent’s health, finances and future wishes.
Sherman's neckties were a railway-destruction tactic used in the American Civil War. Named after Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman of the Union Army, Sherman's neckties were railway rails destroyed by heating them until they were malleable and twisting them into loops resembling neckties, often around trees. Since the Confederacy had limited supplies of iron, and few foundries to roll the rails, this destruction was very difficult to repair.