In the field of environmental protection, reforms are underway to implement the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU.
The Association Agreement stipulates that by the end of 2025, Ukraine has to bring its legislation closer to the EU legislation and implement provisions of approximately 550 acts of the EU.
On December 7, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the budget for 2018.
In 2017, the government managed to minimize the effects of anthracite deficit, but the coal industry management continues to be carried out manually.
Over the past years and even decades, Ukraine has been at the forefront of counteracting Russian information warfare.
The index for monitoring of reforms (iMoRe) is +0.8 points for the period from November 13 – 26, 2017 (+0.7 in the previous round on a scale of -5.0 to +5.0).
The Ukrainians do not travel a lot, the main deterrent factors are the price and preference for other types of transport. The visa-free regime and the arrival of cheap carriers can significantly increase the passenger flows.
1) 25 years ago the Ukrainian Army was rated the third among the strongest armies in the world.
VoxUkraine published an open statement on the possible extension of the moratorium on the sale of agricultural land.
A draft law on ozone-depleting substances and fluorinated greenhouse gases has been released.