• The World Bank notes the first signs of the stabilization of the Ukrainian economy

    The World Bank has noted the first signs of the stabilization of the Ukrainian economy. As the World Bank Country Director for Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova, Qimiao Fan, stated on the 1st of April, the World Bank forecasts that the GDP of the country can grow by 1% in 2016 and 2% in 2017. In addition, the World Bank has estimated that inflation in the country will amount to 15% in 2016 and 11% in 2017.

    According to the representative of the World Bank, the reforms implemented by Kiev are …

  • Lawyer discloses details of mass arrest of 35 Crimean Tatars

    Crimean lawyer Emile Kurbedinov disclosed the details of the mass detention of 35 Crimean Tatars in the Crimean village Pioners'ke. According to him, the operation was carried out by masked gunmen who did not provide identification, Krym.Realii reported.

    The lawyer said that at about 10:30 pm on April 1st, armed men stormed the café Baghdad in the Crimean village.

    "All the visitors were put in a line facing the wall. The underage and individuals of Slavic appearance were almost immediately …

  • Media: Russian propagandist works for opponents of the Ukraine Association Agreement in the Netherlands

    The Russian propagandist, Sergey Markhel, is now working for the opponents of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement in the Netherlands, as outlined in the article, "We Don’t Care about Ukraine: a Report on the Last Days of Campaigning in the Netherlands", published in Evropeyskaya Pravda. In the past, Markhel was often involved in organizing events for Russian Embassies in European Union countries.

    He is now involved in the campaign against the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement in the …

  • Obama confirms readiness to provide Kiev with $1 billion tranche

    Barack Obama has confirmed his readiness to provide Kiev with a tranche of one billion dollars after the formation of the new government in Ukraine. According to the press service of the Ukrainian President, Obama announced this at a meeting with Petro Poroshenko during the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington.

    "Special attention was paid to the need to form a reform-oriented coalition and government in Ukraine as fast as possible. President Obama has confirmed his readiness to provide the …

  • Poroshenko urges the UN to investigate torture of Ukrainian prisoners in the occupied territories

    Poroshenko and Ban Ki-moon discussed the protection of human rights in the temporarily occupied territories.During a meeting with the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon,in Washington, the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, urged to appoint a special UN Envoy to investigate the torture of forcibly detained Ukrainian citizens in Russia and the occupied territories of the Donbas, reports the Press Service of the Ukranian President.The parties paid special attention to the protection of human …