Tuesday, May 23, 2017
The Dutch senate is set to vote in favour of the controversial EU treaty with Ukraine on Tuesday thanks to the support of the CDA, the Volkskrant said.
Government is considering the implementation of projects to generate solar energy in the exclusion zone - results of the meeting chaired by Prime Minister
In the current political environment, employers and employees alike may be wondering – what, if any, political conversation in the workplace is acceptable or appropriate? Tones of “freedom of speech,” “freedom of association,” on one hand, intersect with tenors of “workplace harassment” or simple annoyance, on the other.
Monday, May 22, 2017
Senate of Washington State (USA) adopted a resolution on the Day of Holodomor in Ukraine of 1932-1933.
“Holodomor was a genocide committed by Joseph Stalin and the Soviet regime against the people of Ukraine”, resolution says.
The decision was taken unanimously.
The main authors of the resolution is Washington legislature Senator from Republican party Mark Miloscia.
Honorary Consul of Ukraine to Seatle Valery Goloborodko, who took part in hearings, handed over a letter of appreciation from Ambassador of Ukraine to the USA Valeriy Chaly to Lieutenant-Governor of the State of Washington, President of the Senate Syrus Habib.
Les relations avec Moscou, sous la présidence d’Emmanuel Macron, démarrent de très bas. Jamais, jusqu’ici, un responsable politique français n’avait fait l’objet d’autant de caricatures dans la presse russe liée au pouvoir, ou dans la bouche d’élus.
Finding a good apartment in a hot real estate market has always been a challenge. But in some places, the demand for rental housing—inflated by millennials who to buy a house and baby boomers for rent receipts—is spiraling out of control, with one recent calling it the highest it’s been in 50 years.
A visa-free regime for short-term stay in the countries of the Schengen zone for a period of up to 90 days will take effect from June 11, the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine reported on Facebook and Twitter.
We are interested in training of our Special Operations Forces to gain combat ability, Stepan Poltorak to U.S. and NATO SOF generals
During the debriefing on the Flaming Sword 17 Multinational Exercise, Defense Minister of Ukraine General of the Army of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak met with Commander of U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) General Raymond A. Thomas and NATO Special Operations Headquarters Commander Vice Admiral Colin J. Kilrain.
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Social networks went into a rage, the President’s site was bombarded with dozens of petitions, and many began talking about censorship on the internet. The reason for this outburst was a ban on Vkontakte, a Russian version of Facebook very popular among schoolkids, Yandex, Russia’s answer to Google, and Mail.ru in Ukraine
With the Budget Law for fiscal year 2017, Italy enacted a new flat tax for Italian first-time residents. The flat tax amounts to euro 100,000 regardless of the amount of taxable income. Foreign source income is completely exempt from tax, while domestic source income is taxed under the normal rules (graduated tax rates on income brackets generally applying to all resident taxpayers).
President: The map of Ukraine was purified from the names of its torturers and there is no place for communist idols in our country
Bykivnia forest is not the only place in Ukraine where the so-called limits on execution of people massively annihilated by the totalitarian communist regime were fulfilled and overfulfilled. But it is probably the biggest mass grave in Ukraine where dozens of thousands of innocent people were killed. It was stated by President Petro Poroshenko at the ceremony of honoring memory of the victims of political repression in Bykivnia Graves State Historical and Memorial Preserve.
State border guard service finishing installation of 'wall' in Kharkiv region, works underway in Sumy, Luhansk regions
(CNN)It's one of the biggest countries in Europe, but even when it isn't hosting the annual song spectacle that is theEurovision Song Contest, Ukraine struggles to attract visitors.
The Resmi Gazete, the official publication of the Republic of Turkey, has published an agreement with Ukraine on travel of both countries' citizens with the use of ID cards, according to Chairman of the State Migration Service of Ukraine Maksym Sokoliuk.
On 20th May, the Cabinet of Ministers in Ukraine were picketed regarding the decriminalising of prohibited drug possession.
Saturday, May 20, 2017
The President of Ukraine issued a decree on the blocking of Russian internet resources, another IMF mission arrived in Kyiv, while the government presented its draft pension reform - these are this week’s main economic news.
Meeting between the President of Ukraine and the Chancellor of Germany: We must return the Minsk process in a constructive direction
Если Минские договоренности не будут выполняться, то с высокой долей вероятности санкции ЕС будут продолжены - Президент по результатам переговоров в Германии
Many entrepreneurs get their start in the world of business by buying an existing company rather than starting their own. Many people see this as a less-risky endeavor, although it still comes with plenty of challenges.
Friday, May 19, 2017
Ukraine is NATO’s valued partner, and the Bloc will continue offering strong political and practical support to Kyiv, according to Carmen Romero, the spokesperson for the NATO Public Diplomacy Division, LB.ua reports.
First Deputy Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine Oleh Hladkovsky in the framework of his working visit to the Republic of the Philippines has discussed with the leadership of the defense departments of this country the potential directions of military-technical cooperation between the states.
The National Institute for Strategic Studies presented a report "Active measures of the USSR against the US: a prolog to hybrid war".
Should a reader choose to believe that the recent Presidential Decree sanctioning numerous Russian individuals and companies – and in particular VK (VKontakte) and Odnoklassniki have far less to do with national security and far more to do with severing the Ukrainian Internet space of Russian social media dominance in an effort to cut yet more ties (not that it need be mutually exclusive) then it is necessary to see that as a small piece in a larger mosaic of de-Russification.
Lots of business leaders want their organizations to have a positive social impact. They’d like to pursue a purpose and do good, not just deliver financial results. So why don’t they? In our conversations with business leaders we have heard two recurring obstacles: a culture of short-termism and the fact that corporate law puts shareholders first.
Employment applications—almost every employer in the country uses them. They can seem innocuous, but they contain a number of minefields of which employers should be aware. A general theme of federal and state laws, regulations, and guidance is that employers should avoid asking an applicant questions that elicit information that cannot be considered in making a hiring decision. Below is a list of the top 10 mistakes to avoid in application materials:
Thursday, May 18, 2017
UPD: Некоторые комментаторы меня задолбали, прочитайте перед комментированием текст в самом низу во избежание бана
Второй день баталий вокруг блокирования росресурсов всё больше убеждает меня в том, что большая часть защитников либо предатели, либо реально не понимают значимости и влияния этих ресурсов. Для вторых, попробую объяснить:
Для начала, разделим возможности контролируемого аггрессором ресурса на две сферы: разведывательная и пропагандистская.
Любое затишье в гибридной войне – временное. На то она и гибридная, что ее зачинщики ведут необъявленную войну и нападают внезапно и с неожиданных углов атаки, чтобы снова и снова пытаться поставить на колени непокорного врага. Потерпев поражение в первой схватке, отступив на всех фронтах, Россия не теряет надежды заполучить Украину.
President: I am confident in de-occupation of Crimea – the country-criminal will be forced to return stolen
Prime Minister assures business circles of Gov't being staunch defender of real sector and businesses
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine is guided by the principles of support and protection of the real economy responsible for creating national product and engaged in laying the foundation for strengthening the economy of the country. This was stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman during a meeting with the European Business Association leaders.
The conversation provides a glimpse at the internal views of GOP leaders who now find themselves under mounting pressure over the conduct of President Trump. The exchange, which was obtained by The Washington Post, shows that the Republican leadership in the House privately discussed Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election and Trump’s relationship to Putin, but wanted to keep their concerns secret.
In a recent review of Alex Cuadros’ 2016 Brazzillionaires: Wealth, Power, Decadence, and Hope in an American Country (astonishingly, yet unsurprisingly, still unpublished in Portuguese and in Brazil) Patrick Iber, writing for the New Republic, declared that ‘if Brazil’s inequality shocks the conscience, we must recognize that, as a global community, we are all Brazil.’
Всесвітній день вишива́нки — міжнародне свято, яке покликане зберегти споконвічні народні традиції створення та носіння етнічного вишитого українського одягу. Дата проведення — щороку в третій четвер травня (будній день). Свято є самобутнім і самодостатнім, не прив'язане до жодного державного чи релігійного. У цей день кожен охочий може долучитись до свята, одягнувши вишиванку на роботу, до університету, школи чи садочка.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman at a Government’s meeting which was held on May 17, presented the main provisions of the draft law of Ukraine "On amendments to some Laws of Ukraine on increase of pensions" offered by the Government in the framework of the pension system, which should be triggered starting 1 October 2017.
South Korea’s president, Moon Jae-in, on Friday ordered his government to abolish state-issued history textbooks for middle and high school students, his first move to erase the unpopular legacies of his impeached and ousted predecessor, Park Geun-hye.
Every time Ford increased the productivity of car production (in one three-year period, he lowered labor costs by 66% per car), he also raised wages.
Not merely because it's the right thing to do.
He did it because well-paid workers had more to spend. On houses, on clothes, and of course, on cars.
There's a positive ratchet here.
You can't shrink your way to greatness.
When you enable your workers (and your customers) to do more, connect more, produce more and get paid more, you create a positive system. The goal isn't to clear the table, the goal is to set the table.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
ЧЕРГОВИЙ СКАНДАЛ у Бі.До. - головний американський Бла-Бла-Блазень вибовкав Лаврову ізраїльський топ-секрет.
An official ceremony has taken place in the European Parliament to sign a legislative act under which a visa-free regime with the European Union will be introduced for citizens of Ukraine, according to an UNIAN correspondent.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
The Ukrainian social and main stream media is filled with reaction to the Presidential Decree expanding sanctions upon Russian companies and individuals – for among those companies sanctioned and to be banned are VK (VKontakte) and Odnoklassniki, two social media platforms far more popular than Facebook in Ukraine, as well as Mail.ru wherein which millions of Ukrainians have email addresses, the popular search engine Yandex, Kaspersky software, Dr Web and the extremely popular accounting and business management system C1.
A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit heard oral argument yesterday in a challenge to the executive order signed by President Donald Trump on March 6. Colloquially known as the “travel ban,” the order temporarily suspended new visas for travelers from six Muslim-majority countries – Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen – as well as the admission of refugees into the United States.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed an order to introduce new sanctions against Russia, which foresees, among other things, the blocking of access to Russian media outlets and popular social networks.
Despite from the current administration to crackdown on marijuana, states that have legalized cannabis are ready to for it. There’s a lot more at stake than just states’ rights. Only a few years old, legal marijuana is already a big industry that’s having a major impact in the states that have welcomed it.
Week’s milestones. Presidential dialogue, celebration with provocations, and prime minister’s new big thing
Petro Poroshenko gave a big press conference. WWII Victory Day saw several provocations. Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko marked his first year in office. PM Volodymyr Groysman is ready to take up pension reform.
Monday, May 15, 2017
Министры иностранных дел стран Европейского союза (ЕС) обсуждали во время состоявшегося сегодня Совета на уровне глав МИД вопрос будущего введенных в отношении России санкций. «Подтверждаю, что разговор на эту тему был,— сказал глава МИД Польши Витольд Ващиковский.— Минские соглашения не выполняются, поэтому большинство выступавших по этому вопросу решительно высказывались за то, что применение санкций нужно продолжать. Дискутировать не о чем».
Israel and Ukraine have many priority lines of deepening cooperation - outcomes of a meeting between PM and Benjamin Netanyahu
Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman and Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu discussed in the course of the meeting on Monday which was held in the framework of the Prime Minister’s official visit to the State of Israel prospects for deepening bilateral cooperation in the sectors of Information technology and cybersecurity, science and education, agriculture and tourism.
"This is an act of the restoration of justice, and the money will be spent on investment in Ukrainian defense and infrastructure projects," Poroshenko said on Sunday, May 14.
Groucho Marx famously said, "I don't want to be a member of any club that would have me." Thanks to our connection economy, the membership rolls are now wide open, but the problem isn't declining.
There are so many communities that want you. So many opportunities to connect, to learn, to leap.
Some communities have skills and want to share them with you. And other ones need you to teach.
Allegations that Turkey has not done enough against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is “slander” by former U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, accusing some officials appointed by Obama of trying to influence President Donald Trump’s decisions on Syria and Iraq.
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Over the last several years, there has been a dramatic increase in entrepreneurs interested in using business to drive positive social change. While corporations retain substantial flexibility to pursue social and environmental goals under a legal concept called the “business judgment rule”, traditional corporate law generally holds that the purpose of a corporation is to maximize shareholder value.
Сегодня, 14 мая, по случаю Дня Европы и предоставления Украине безвизового режима с Европейским Союзом президент Петр Порошенко провел пресс-конференцию.
УНИАН подготовил обзор основных тезисов выступления главы украинского государства во время встречи с журналистами.