Gazprom, Russian state-owned natural gas company has long maintained efforts to protect its share on the European and Turkish natural gas market. Along with Nord Stream 2 project, Gazprom’s TurkStream pipeline could strengthen Russia’s influence in the European energy market, as well as could cement Turkey’s status as a lead recipient of Russian gas, at […]

Germany Tells The East: Speed Up Reform Or You Will Lose Your Population

Germany’s minister of state for Europe delivered a blunt message to a gathering of the Eastern Partnership, organised in the Georgian Black Sea city of Batumi on Thursday (11 July): unless reforms in Eastern Europe speed up, its young people will leave to find a better life in Western Europe. Michael Roth spoke at the […]

EU-Ukraine Summit: EU provides additional support to decentralisation, fight against corruption, empowerment of civil society and accountable and efficient governance in Ukraine

During the 21st EU-Ukraine Summit, EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahnsigned with his Ukrainian government counterparts 4 programmes, worth €109 million from the Commission’s 2019 annual support package to Ukraine. The new EU support package will focus on decentralisation, the fight against corruption, supporting civil society and technical cooperation for […]

Advancing mutual commitment: joint statement following the 21st EU-Ukraine Summit

Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, and Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine, met in Kyiv today for the 21st EU-Ukraine Summit and issued the following statement. 1. We reaffirmed today our continued commitment to strengthening the political association and economic integration of Ukraine with the European Union, […]

The film “Smachnogo!”: The art of finding common values.

The promotion of Ukrainian culture in the global dimension dictates the need to find new means that are adequate to the expectations and needs of the inhabitants of the modern world. The key to success here should be the ingenuity and unordinary approaches, the development of the original form of presentation of artistic content, the […]

Ukrainian citizens launched a flash mob on yesterday’s PACE resolution

Ukrainian citizens launched a flash mob on yesterday’s PACE resolution You very well know that in 2014 the Crimea, part of the sovereign territory of Ukraine was annexed by the Russian Federation. Part of Eastern Ukraine was occupied by the Russian troops and rebellions. For already 5 years the blood has been shedding in Ukraine. […]

G20 Summit 2019: Will It Be Just Another Gathering Of World Leaders?

The G20 has gradually transformed itself from a forum for economic crisis management — through international cooperation and discussion on specific policy issues — to a grand gathering, in which world leaders come together to reaffirm their commitment to already agreed global goals. The leaders of the world’s twenty largest economies will meet for the […]

Czechs demand PM Babis quit in biggest protest since communist era

PRAGUE (Reuters) – Czechs turned out in their thousands on Sunday in Prague to call for the ousting of Prime Minister Andrej Babis, in the biggest show of public discontent since the 1989 Velvet Revolution which overthrew Communism. The rally in Letna park was the culmination of a series of demonstrations in recent weeks against […]