Dmytro Polonsky

Dmytro Polonsky has been quoted 10 times. The two most recent articles where Dmytro Polonsky has been quoted are Chernobyl: thirty years on, health issues remain and Ukraine's economy minister resigns saying he has 'no desire to be a screen for brazen corruption'. Most recently, Dmytro Polonsky was quoted as having said, “Thirty years after the accident at Chernobyl, these days the issue of radiation contamination is not among the most significant concerns.”.

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Ukraine is celebrating, 12 years (since the country's last victory) Eurovision will be coming back to Kyiv. A big party was organised at Musafir, a Crimean Tatar restaurant opened by Crimean Tatars who moved to Kyiv from Crimea a year and a half ago. This victory is symbolic for Ukraine, as one of the favourites was Russia whose singer Sergei Lazarev finished in the top three. Jamala flies back to Kyiv this afternoon (on Sunday), and she'll be holding a huge concert in Kyiv that had been planned before her trip to Stockholm.

Thirty years after the accident at Chernobyl, these days the issue of radiation contamination is not among the most significant concerns.

The parliamentary coalition is close to splitting and could hasten parliamentary elections, perhaps as early as September.

The problem of Ukraine is that it does not listen to Europeans. Brussels hints that Kyiv has to speed up the establishment of anti-corruption bureau, because it affects the progress of a visa-free regime. It needs to be in place by December, so Kyiv has only three weeks to vote on the draft laws, something which did not happen last week.

There is a real concern that Russia will introduce similar sanctions against Ukrainian airlines leaving Ukraine and Russia with air connection.

And instead of Saint George's ribbons, people now wear red poppies.

Miners are demanding the restitution of their mines, an increase in salaries, restoration of state subsidies and the dismissal of the Energy and Coal Minister Volodymyr Demchyshyn who has said at least three state-owned mines must be closed.

The fact that François Hollande and Angela Merkel's urgent visit to Kyiv came on the same day John Kerry was in the city suggests the three nations share a common position on how to resolve the conflict in Donbass.

Now that the coalition agreement has been signed the constitutional majority can be formed in parliament and that majority will be able to make amends to the Ukraine's constitution.

Since the start of this year, prices in all the main food groups have increased by at least 10 percent, mostly because of higher petrol and energy prices and devaluation. Experts say Ukraine's agriculture will remain unsettled at least until the 26th of October – when Ukraine will hold snap parliamentary elections.

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