Information Policy Ministry names 50 victories of Ukraine in 50 days

Information Policy Ministry names 50 victories of Ukraine in 50 days

Deputy Information Policy Minister Dmytro Zolotukhin made a list of 50 victories of Ukraine in 50 days.

The ratification by the Senate of the Netherlands of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement and the decision of the European Parliament on granting Ukraine a visa-free regime with the EU were called among them.

"Ukraine: 50 victories in 50 days. Their number is much larger, but I have chosen the most important ones!" Zolotukhin wrote on his Facebook page.

Among other victories, he named the following ones:

- the Stockholm arbitration rejected Gazprom’s "take-or-pay" claim and satisfied Naftogaz claim to revise prices to market level;

- the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) allocated Ukraine the next credit tranche worth $1 billion;

- Internet projects related to the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation were blocked. Social networks VKontakte, Odnoklassniki, email provider, Yandex portal, Kaspersky and Doctor Web anti-virus providers were blocked;

- Eurovision 2017 was successfully held, 42 countries participated in the contest, 64,000 tickets were sold; 20,000 foreign guests, over 180 million TV viewers;

- language quotas on Ukrainian TV were introduced: 75% of the state language for national and regional TV channels, 60% - for local;

- Ukraine’s course for NATO membership was legislatively approved;

- thanks to Prozorro.Sale system the assets of bankrupt banks worth UAH 1 billion were transparently sold;

- the budget resolution for 2018-2020 was approved by the Cabinet;

- ProZorro projects were recognized as the best anti-corruption startups in the world;

- in the framework of deregulation the government abolished more than 100 obsolete restrictive documents;

- USD 1.5 billion stolen by Yanukovych’s inner circle returned to Ukraine;

- the Information Security Doctrine of Ukraine was adopted and is implemented;

- the National Bank of Ukraine decided to abolish a number of administrative restrictions on the foreign exchange market;

- tennis player Elina Svitolina became the fifth racket of the world;

- medicines will be imported to Ukraine through a simplified registration system;

- Ukraine ranked 44th among 115 countries in the world for data openness;

- Ukraine signed a visa-free agreement with Switzerland;

- Canada signed a Free Trade Agreement with Ukraine;

- the European Parliament approved the introduction of zero quotas for a number of Ukrainian agricultural products;

- the law on ensuring the right to higher education for persons whose place of residence is temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine was adopted;

- the process of introducing medical reform at the legislative level was launched.


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