Sunday, April 30, 2017

Pale of Settlement

Transcript: NPR Interviews Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson

What Do European Countries Think about Russia?

Busting a Dragon – Ukraine

How to develop a law firm app

On May 19, Blockchain conference in Prague

Trump may have the ‘most executive orders’ since Truman. But what did they accomplish?

Private Debt Collection

Poland gets 'final warning' on logging in ancient forest

National Security Chief Tells South Korea U.S. Will Pay for Defense System

Comments appear to undo President Trump’s earlier remark that South Korea should pay for Thaad

Remarks by President Tusk on the Special European Council (Art.50) of 29 April 2017

Eurovision’s 14 days kick off in Kyiv on April 30; grand final takes place May 13

Fear of neofascism keeps Emmanuel Macron ahead of Marine Le Pen

Abe and May agree to preserve free trade and unite on North Korea

Top Sites in the United States

Saturday, April 29, 2017

EU sets Britain tough divorce terms, slams budget veto

Nationwide Strike Leads Brazil to Standstill, Violence

Will “Buy American and Hire American” hurt American business?

The At-Will Presumption


Oil and tempestuous Libyan waters

Moscow is ready to cooperate with Washington on Syria — Lavrov

Patriotism not the same as nationalism: Polish Church

Polish Roman Catholic bishops have issued a document on the Christian shape of patriotism.

У суда без следствия

Top five things to know about tips, gratuities and service charges under California law

Four Keys to Success When Public Speaking

Building up armour

Top 10 Tips for Social Media Use When Divorcing

Европейская страна с восемью тысячами мечетей

#Надоел - Акция движения «Открытая Россия». ОНЛАЙН

Poroshenko decides on new central bank governor – media

UK was given details of alleged contacts between Trump campaign and Moscow

Friday, April 28, 2017

Fitch Affirms Ukraine at 'B-'; Outlook Stable

It’s time for France to face its past and debate crimes against humanity

Арестович о перспективах националистического проекта на Украине

The Fight in Hungary Is Over George Soros's Legacy

EU launches EUR 6 million project to support ‘model police stations’ in 20 Ukrainian districts and new model of public order policing based on Scandinavian approach

Does offshore banking confidentiality hold up in Canadian courts?

100 days in the court of King Donald

Smog becomes a political issue in South Korean election

En Ukraine, les réformes en zigzag de Porochenko

Turkey eyes new ties with US under Trump leadership: President Erdoğan

Free Law Project to Download All Opinions from PACER and Make Them Available to Public

Europe could allow a united Ireland to join EU after Brexit

Secretary of State Tillerson urges U.N. to act 'before North Korea does'

U.S. transfers new radio communications equipment to Ukrainian State Border Service worth $21 mln

PM at the meeting with leadership of the American Chamber of Commerce:Ukraine demonstrates economic upturn which will lead to leverage of investment

President on the return of funds stolen by former senior officials to the state budget: This is a restoration of justice

House approves bill to avert government shutdown

Thursday, April 27, 2017

President Trump's 100 Days of Security and Safety

Ukrainian army ready for introduction of martial law – Defense Ministry

Presidential Memorandum for the Secretary of Commerce

Trump team unveils sharp cuts in corporate and individual taxes

Putin Warns North Korea Situation Has ‘Seriously Deteriorated’

The European Parliament confirms that Ukraine to get visa-free regine in June 11

Another Big Win for Russian Pipeline Politics in Europe?

New Action Plan to help regions defend biodiversity and reap the economic benefits of nature protection

Ukraine remains priority on U.S. agenda – Assistant Secretary of State Kaidanow

Inequality index: where are the world's most unequal countries?

Kyiv's court extends Nasirov's pre-trial measures for another two months

President: Ukraine and Belarus to coordinate efforts on celebration of the 345th anniversary of Hetman Pylyp Orlyk – author of the first European Constitution

Ukraine feels the heat over Trump’s links to Russia

Vietnam: New rules for resolving .VN disputes

Falling Angels and blood in the water – Ramifications for Odessa City Hall

State of the Cyber Nation: UK Government Report on Cybersecurity Breaches

Limiting Statutory Damages in Internet Copyright Cases

10 things to know about virtual assistants

#DisinfoReview: The show must go on

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Trump's plan to slash business taxes seen as 'guidepost' by congressional Republicans

Technology Tools for the Art of Legal Marketing

EU High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini met Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on April 24th. During their joint press conference she made the following remarks:

Eurovision-2017: Kyiv guide (PDF)

At 100 Days, Trump's No Russian Stooge or Fascist

Turkey’s Turn toward Russia

Кремлевские кошки-мышки

Turkey says detains 1,000 "secret imams" in police purge

Second parchment manuscript copy of Declaration of Independence found — in England


Sick Leave Ordinances in Chicago and Cook County, Ill.

EU ambassadors support visa waivers for Ukraine

Lukashenko voices position on Ukraine issue

Canadian military policemen to train Ukrainian military law enforcement staff in Lviv

President: COREPER adopted a historic decision to grant visa-free regime for Ukraine

Ukrainian Art - Spring Sale of Paintings

The Spring 
63Х53 - 350$ 

Ukrainian Law blog has the honor to present a talented Ukrainian woman artist - Sagaydak Julia.  Julia's paintings are filled with love and feelings.

Julia is Ph.D in law, Senior lecturer of Law Institute of Kyiv national economic university named after V.Hetman. Besides, she is a colleague of mine)

Orange spots - Hamburg 

See all Julia's pictures HERE 

You can buy Julia paintings in three simple steps:

1. Write to e-mail what the  picture you want to buy:
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Hurry up to buy an Ukrainian art!

Volodymyr Machuskyy

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Why Putin’s persecution of Jehovah’s Witnesses should worry us

Presidents of Poland and Mexico sign bilateral deal

U.S. moves THAAD to South Korean site as North Korea boasts fire power

CFTC Adds 71 Names to Its List of Foreign Entities that Illegally Solicit U.S. Residents to Trade Binary Options and Forex

The Benefits of Welcoming AI Into the Legal Department

Presidential Executive Order on Promoting Agriculture and Rural Prosperity in America

Trump’s ‘sanctuary city’ order blocked by federal judge in San Francisco

Chernobyl disaster

Trump administration interested in strengthening U.S. business in Ukraine – Ukraine's finance minister

Сравниваем: деньги на воров, деньги на детей

Why doesn’t Pakistan reform its blasphemy laws?

Justice Ministry elects Ukraine's main lustrator

More Solidarity with Ukraine Needed, Say Speakers at the Kyiv Security Forum

Council of Europe body to vote on Turkey status April 25

У середу, 26 квітня, Президент України Петро Порошенко зустрінеться з Президентом Республіки Білорусь Олександром Лукашенком.

Ukraine halts power supplies to occupied parts of Luhansk region

Situation Update, east of Ukraine as of morning, April 25, 2017

According to the press centre of the ‘anti-terror’ operation (ATO) HQ, the enemy has violated the ceasefire for 21 times over the past 24 hours.

Legal pot still pushing forward, despite Trump

Павел Казарин: Цинизм на экспорт

‘Courageous’ whistleblower awarded $1m by US court

Arizona Enacts Laws Providing for Legal Recognition of Certain Electronic Signatures and Other Records

Monday, April 24, 2017

Мартин ван Кревельд Расцвет и упадок государства

Ukraine, Azerbaijan intensify cooperation in defense-industrial complex

Kyiv's Diamantbank declared insolvent

Traditional UK Employment Law Means Gig Economy Could Be Hard Work for Private Equity

Голос «Хмурого»

Crowdfunding: Great way of launching a business or minefield for risk?

Qatar Airways to launch flights to Kyiv

Disappointment in Russia as Kremlin Favorites Lag in French Race

The 4 Types of Organizational Politics

У Мін’юсті пояснили, як працює особиста порука в судах

Mogherini in Moscow: EU does not recognize Crimea annexation

Cooperation of Ukraine and Poland in the oil and gas industry will contribute to enhancement of the energy security

Argument preview: Jurisdiction, precedent and the Federal Employers’ Liability Act

Spitzenpolitiker in Haft

In der Ukraine ist Mykola Martynenko verhaftet worden. Damit könnten auch Ermittlungen in der Schweiz wegen Bestechung und Geldwäscherei wieder in Fahrt kommen.

Statement by HRVP Federica Mogherini on the killing of an OSCE SMM monitor in a non-government controlled part of eastern Ukraine

President had a phone conversation with U.S. Secretary of State

Putin Seeks Answers as Investment Flop Shows Flawed Recovery

Emmanuel Macron

New French revolution as outsiders surge

Sunday, April 23, 2017

НЕ НАДО ЛГАТЬ СЕБЕ. Виктор Астафьев

Recruiting and “Off-Limits” Questions about Salary History - What Employers Need to Know

Russia violated our nuclear arms treaty. Here's how we respond.

Macron to face Le Pen after first round of French presidential election

The first fatality of the OSCE SMM in Ukraine

Korean Laws in English

Présidentielle française: le second tour opposera Emmanuel Macron à Marine Le Pen

Member of security watchdog OSCE killed in Ukraine

Ukrainian interest. Poroshenko in London, precedent in The Hague, and Erdogan’s new powers

Trump's 'big announcement' on tax to be broad principles: official

French election LIVE: 'I just voted Le Pen for a laugh, people need a scare'


O'Reilly and changing a culture of sexual harassment

What does "science" mean?

President: UN ICJ urged Russia to fully implement the Minsk agreements

Кто тормозит реформу государственного управления в Украине?

"В современном мире, где конкурируют не товары или услуги, а модели и эффективность управления, Украина имеет шанс стать конкурентоспособным государством только при условии построения эффективной, ответственной и прозрачной исполнительной власти." 

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Friday's Five: Five common questions about California’s paid sick leave requirements

Same Sex Common Law Marriage Established by Superior Court

Former Chief of Staff in Brazil Offers Details for Plea Deal

Nordstream 2: A Legal and Policy Analysis: A Brief Review So Far.

Court releases Martynenko, key ally of ex-Prime Minister Yatsenyuk, without bail

Japan Warns U.S. Bilateral Trade Pact Would Disappoint

Finance Minister Taro Aso says terms of such a pact would be less favorable than those offered under the TPP

Ukraińcy coraz lepiej czują się w Polsce

Jehovah's Witnesses Had Foes Before Putin

Week’s balance: growth against all odds, pension-related "unprofessionalism" and snow-covered harvest

10 Costly Mistakes Business Leaders Make on Twitter

‘Urgent’ to reach agreement on loan for Greece, says IMF

Talks with IMF and eurozone have dragged on for months, but fresh funds needed so Greece can pay debt due in July