Discount rate in Ukraine reduced by 3% and amounts 27% as from 28 August 2015

The Board of the National Bank of Ukraine passed new regulation according to which the discount rate was set at 27% effective from 28 August 2015. Thus, discount rate was reduced by 3%. It is worth noting that discount rate of 30% was effective since 04 March 2015.[read more]


Most provisions of the Law of Ukraine “On the National Police” to come into force on November 6th 2015

On August 6, 2015, the Law of Ukraine “On the National Police” of  July 2nd 2015 № 580-VIII was officially promulgated in Ukraine. Most provisions of the said law will become effective on November 6th 2015.Simultaneously the Law of Ukraine “On Militia” dated 20 December 1990 № 565-XII will lose its effect.Link to the Law of Ukraine “On the National...[read more]


New Law of Ukraine “On Prosecutor’s Office” of 14.10.2014 came into force on July 15, 2015

New Law of Ukraine “On Prosecutor’s Office” № 1697-VII  of 14.10.2014 came into force on July 15, 2015. Functions of the Prosecutor’s office of Ukraine include as follows:-    Holding indictments,-    Representation of citizens’ and the state’s interests before a court in cases specified by this Law,-    Supervision over observance of laws by the...[read more]


Crime fighting in Ukraine: new steps to be taken

On 16 June 2016 the President of Ukraine adopted its Decree “On decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine of 6 May 2015 “On measures to step up crime fighting in Ukraine” № 341/2015. What is goes about in this Decree can be revealed here: [read more]


Report on the human rights situation in Ukraine (16 February to 15 May 2015)

This is the tenth report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on the situation of human rights in Ukraine, based on the work of the United Nations Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine (HRMMU). It covers the period from 16 February to 15 May 2015. The reporting period covers the time span that marked one year since the events which had dramatic...[read more]

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