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Daily Digest: Top news of Thursday, September 19

Top Headlines Friday’s Global Climate Strike will see supporters from Ukrainian youth and is shaping up to be the largest such strike in history. The international action, which will take place in 150 countries, will demand governments to fulfill their commitments to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Zelensky May Meet Trump during the UN General Assembly next week, according […] The post Daily Digest: Top news of Thursday, September 19 appeared first on KyivPost.

20th, September 2019, 01:01pm

Amnesty International: Siberian shaman must be released

Responding to reports that Aleksandr Gabyshev, a Siberian shaman walking across Russia to Moscow and promising to use his magic powers to “purge” President Vladimir Putin in 2021, was abducted by a squad of masked law enforcement officials and held in an undisclosed location, Amnesty International’s Russia Director Natalia Zviagina said: “The Russian authorities response to […] The post Amnesty International: Siberian shaman must be released appeared first on KyivPost.

19th, September 2019, 09:57pm

UNIAN: Media reports the date of Zelensky-Trump meeting

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky will meet with U.S. President Donald Trump on September 25 in New York on the sidelines of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly. Read more here. Subscribe to Kyiv Post Daily Digest Subscribe Please, fill in the Email field The post UNIAN: Media reports the date of Zelensky-Trump meeting appeared first on KyivPost.

19th, September 2019, 09:28pm

UNIAN: Honcharuk names condition for foreigners to buy farmland

The model of the land market opening in Ukraine suggests that only Ukrainians or companies registered in the country can be buyers, while foreigners can be their beneficiaries. Read more here. Subscribe to Kyiv Post Daily Digest Subscribe Please, fill in the Email field The post UNIAN: Honcharuk names condition for foreigners to buy farmland appeared first on KyivPost.

19th, September 2019, 09:22pm

Al Jazeera: EU ‘confident’ of new Russia-Ukraine gas deal

Trilateral talks about gas from Russia being piped to Europe through Ukraine were “constructive” and have taken steps in the right direction, European Energy Commissioner Maros Sefcovic said on Sept. 19. Read more here. Subscribe to Kyiv Post Daily Digest Subscribe Please, fill in the Email field The post Al Jazeera: EU ‘confident’ of new Russia-Ukraine gas deal appeared first on KyivPost.

19th, September 2019, 09:04pm

Rada speaker signs impeachment law

Ukrainian parliament speaker Dmytro Razumkov on Sept. 19 signed the presidential bill on the special procedure for dismissing the president of Ukraine from power, or impeachment, earlier approved by the parliament, and sent it to President Volodymyr Zelensky for signature. On Sept.19 the bill was “returned with the signature of the Verkhovna Rada speaker” and […] The post Rada speaker signs impeachment law appeared first on KyivPost.

19th, September 2019, 08:56pm

UNIAN: European Business Association calls on Ukraine not to pass changes to Tax Code

The European Business Association has called on Ukrainian lawmakers to show no support for the amendments to the Tax Code of Ukraine, otherwise Ukrainian companies could lose international markets. Read more here. Subscribe to Kyiv Post Daily Digest Subscribe Please, fill in the Email field The post UNIAN: European Business Association calls on Ukraine not to pass changes to Tax Code appeared first on KyivPost.

19th, September 2019, 08:45pm

Reuters: Ukraine, Russia fail to reach gas deal for Europe

BRUSSELS – Russia and Ukraine failed to reach a new gas transit deal on Sept. 19, but said talks were “constructive” and they would meet again to try to find an agreement before the current one ends. Read more here. Subscribe to Kyiv Post Daily Digest Subscribe Please, fill in the Email field The post Reuters: Ukraine, Russia fail to reach gas deal for Europe appeared first on KyivPost.

19th, September 2019, 08:31pm

UkrInform: Lomachenko to remain in boxing for four more years

Lightweight world champion Vasyl Lomachenko signed a new contract with the Top Rank promotional company this year, senior boxing writer Lance Pugmire has written on the website The Athletic. Read more here. The post UkrInform: Lomachenko to remain in boxing for four more years appeared first on KyivPost.

19th, September 2019, 08:18pm

The Economist: Rudy Giuliani’s foreign adventures

Of all the meetings that will take place between heads of state at the United Nations in New York next week, the one between Presidents Donald Trump and Volodymyr Zelensky, a comedian turned president of Ukraine, may be the strangest. Last month, as Ukraine’s government was trying to negotiate the release of its prisoners from […] The post The Economist: Rudy Giuliani’s foreign adventures appeared first on KyivPost.

19th, September 2019, 08:09pm
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