Ukraine News Wed, 22 May 2019 19:40:14 +0000Daily Digest: Top news of Wednesday, May 22
The parliament rejected President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s bill that sought to change the election system. Now, the snap parliamentary election in July will take place within the existing legal framework. The existing election system fosters vote ...Wed, 22 May 2019 18:54:01 +0000Head of Zelenskiy’s administration steps down as lawyer
Head of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s Administration Andriy Bohdan said that he had filed an application to suspend his lawyer’s activity. Bohdan posted the copy of the relevant application on his Facebook page on May 22. R...Wed, 22 May 2019 18:48:05 +0000Washington Post: The documentary ‘Meeting Gorbachev’
Former Soviet Union president Mikhail Gorbachev gets his due in “Meeting Gorbachev,” an engaging and touching valedictory to one of the most pivotal figures of the 20th century. The man who helped end the Cold War, who advanced nuclear disarmamen...Wed, 22 May 2019 18:36:06 +0000New York Times: 15 European pop acts you might not know, but should
European music is more than just the glitz of Eurovision. Turn on your sound to hear 15 of the region’s most important acts, musically and socially, right now. Read more here.
The post New York Times: 15 European pop acts you might not know, but sh...Wed, 22 May 2019 18:29:48 +0000Ukrinform: Berlin expects Putin be ready for dialogue with Zelenskiy
Germany welcomes the readiness of new Ukrainian head of state to hold a dialogue with Russia on the settlement of the situation in Donbas and expects the same readiness from Moscow. Read more here.
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Unian News Agency Wed, 22 May 2019 23:46:00 +0300National Bank weakens official forex rate to UAH 26.30 to dollar for May 23
On Wednesday, May 22, hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market by the close of trade settled at UAH 26.26/26.30 to the dollar.Wed, 22 May 2019 22:55:00 +0300Donbas war update: One Ukrainian soldier wounded in action on May 22
Each enemy provocation had an adequate response.Wed, 22 May 2019 21:58:00 +0300Zelensky comments on Rada's failure to consider bills on election law amendments
On May 22, an extraordinary meeting of the parliament convened on the president's initiative was closed without any decisions passed.Wed, 22 May 2019 20:37:00 +0300Ukraine sees 7.9% rise in retail trade in Jan-April
Retail turnover increased most in Vinnytsia, Kyiv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Dnipropetrovsk, and Lviv regions.Wed, 22 May 2019 19:35:00 +0300Chief of Ukraine's State Security Administration to resign
The official thanked the staff for dedication and high level of responsibility.