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  • New-style public service Tatiana Urbanskaya

    New-style public service

    While Ukraine’s newly-appointed Cabinet hasn’t gained its momentum yet, the candidates for a number of posts in various state structures have made their best to get their appointments secured, at any cost, before May 1, 2016. On this day, a new law on public service entered into force, radically changing the Ukrainian state apparatus.

  • Week’s milestones. Aftermath of disaster, scandal with trail, and unification of tariffs Yevgeny Magda

    Week’s milestones. Aftermath of disaster, scandal with trail, and unification of tariffs

    The memory of the Chornobyl disaster requires continued efforts to eliminate its consequences. A suspension of a TV host Savik Shuster’s permission to work in Ukraine has grown from a routine bureaucratic act into a large-scale scandal with an international trail. Unification of the gas price for all categories of consumers has made the “old political guard” speak up.

  • Week in numbers Margarita Andreyeva

    Week in numbers

    The European Parliament needs three months to complete all the necessary procedures for granting Ukraine a visa-free regime; 115 Ukrainians remain hostage to militants in Donbas; UAH 6,879 per 1,000 cubic meters is a new single price for gas for Ukraine's households.