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04-09-2012 Ukraine | History of European Integration | Humanitarian and Social Issues | Human Rights | Politics & Policies | EU | Information Materials


The European Union (EU) had suspended its planned integration with Ukraine, an EU official said here Friday.





03-09-2012 Ukraine | Cross-Border Cooperation | Economic Issues | Energy Issues | EU | Information Materials


Feeling the heat from the Russian-backed South Stream gas pipeline and increasingly alienated from the EU over the Yulia Tymoshenko case, Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovich hinted on 25 August he may soften his stance against Russia over gas prices and membership of the Moscow-backed Customs Union.





03-09-2012 Ukraine | Human Rights | Politics & Policies | EU | Information Materials


Ukraine's Foreign Ministry has criticized the outgoing European Union ambassador for his recent comments on the country's political situation.





03-09-2012 Ukraine | Cross-Border Cooperation | EU Enlargement | EU Foreign Policy | EU | Information Materials


Foreign minister Kostyantyn Hryshchenko expressed confidence that Ukraine will be able to implement foreign policy priorities, planned for 2013.





03-09-2012 Ukraine | Culture | European Neighborhood Policy | History of European Integration | Humanitarian and Social Issues | Human Rights | EU | Information Materials


The World Newspaper Conference arrived in Ukraine on September 2, throwing the spotlight on the country's poor record for press freedom. After the heyday of the Orange Revolution, when liberal values flourished, the media has been on rocky ground under President Viktor Yanukovych - a point that some hope the conference will flag up ahead of parliamentary elections in October.





03-09-2012 Ukraine | Human Rights | Politics & Policies | EU | Information Materials


Ukraine's high court has rejected the appeal by jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko against her conviction for abuse of office.





23-08-2012 Ukraine | Energy Issues | European Neighborhood Policy | EU | Information Materials


Coal industry in Ukraine discovers a new way to use a dangerous gas 





23-08-2012 Ukraine | Adaptation of Legislation | Cross-Border Cooperation | Eastern Partnership | Visa/Migration/Borders | EU | Information Materials


Recently it became known that a criminal group at the Polish Consulate-General in Lutsk was illegally issuing Schengen visas for a certain fee. This news was first published by a Polish newspaper Gazeta Polska. It has been generally known that one could receive a visa at the Polish Consulate by string-pulling. And many local periodicals have written that visas were sold just under the walls of this administrative building. Though the top-ranking Polish officials have been denying this information.





23-08-2012 Ukraine | Human Rights | Third Sector | EU | Comments


…are considered in Ortega y Gasset Institute for Public Development to be the main barriers on the road to the development of a true civil society





20-08-2012 Ukraine | Cross-Border Cooperation | Eastern Partnership | Education | EU | Information Materials


Erasmus Mundus offers Ukrainian students an opportunity to study at the best European universities.