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Ukraine News Today Apr. 6, 2017: European Parliament votes for visa liberalization for Ukraine; European Parliament vote doesn’t mean abolition of visas yet – President Poroshenko; Ukraine’s chief banker Gontareva announces resignation, NBU says she’s at work

European Parliament votes for visa liberalization for Ukraine The European Parliament (EP) has upheld the European Commission's decision to grant Ukraine a visa-free regime, according to an UNIAN correspondent. The vote took place as part of an EP plenary meeting in Strasbourg on

Ukraine News Today Mar. 9, 2017: EP Committee votes for visa waivers for Ukraine; French investors increase activity in Ukraine; Militants launched 69 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas

European Parliament Committee votes for visa waivers for Ukraine The European Parliament's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs has voted for the wording of a legislative act on a visa-free regime for Ukraine that was agreed upon in the framework of

European Parliament Calls For Robot Law, Rejects Robot Tax

European lawmakers called on Thursday for EU-wide legislation to regulate the rise of robots, including an ethical framework for their development and deployment and the establishment of liability for the actions of robots including self-driving cars, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Reuters. But

Turkey’s president threatens EU with new surge of migrants

President Erdogan was reacting to a non-binding vote by the European Parliament to freeze talks on EU membership for Turkey, BBC reports. The MEPs were alarmed by Erdogan's "disproportionate" response to a failed coup attempt in July. Attempts to get visa-free travel for

European Parliament condemns violation of Crimean Tatars’ rights

MEPs strongly condemn the decision of the so-called Supreme Court of Crimea on April 26, 2016 to ban the Mejlis, the legitimate and recognized representative body of ethnic Crimean Tatars, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to Interfax-Ukraine. They demand the immediate reversal

President of Ukraine conveyed Savchenko Sanction List to President of the European Parliament

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko addressed the President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz with a call for increasing pressure on Russia in order to ensure immediate release of Ukrainian military pilot and MP Nadiya Savchenko and other Ukrainians illegally kept in

The European Commission to put forward legislative proposal to provide visa free regime for Ukraine “very soon” – Schuebel

January 26, in Brussels, at the EU-Ukraine Association Committee meeting at the European Parliament, the Head of Division for bilateral relations with the Eastern Partnership countries in the European External Action Service Dirk Schuebel has said today that the European Commission "very

The European Parliament urges Ukraine to pursue reforms and Russia to stop supporting conflict in Donbas, de-occupy Crimea

In a resolution published on January 21, the European Parliament welcomes the progress in Ukraine on its "chosen path of closer political and economic integration with the European Union", Joinfo.ua reports with reference to the statement on the official site of