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As part of the sports project of the Organization "European Unit" - "We all have wings", in early August, in Kiev was held international football tournament "Ukraine is Europe".


The tournament was attended by eight teams, four of which were presented by the players from Turkey. The tournament started in two groups:

Group A
1. The Meeting. 2. Sushiya. 3. Locanta. 4. 2-D.

Group B
1. France-ua. 2. Sifood. 3. Orion. 4. Anatoly.

The victory in the tournament was won by the ORION team

The second place was taken by the team

And the third team

We express our gratitude to the restaurant "Meating Lounge", and personally to its head Deniz Celebi for supporting this tournament.


The honorary guest of the tournament, the honored master of sports, the winner of the Cup of the European Cups in 1986, the veteran of the Kiev "Dynamo" Ivan Yaremchuk took part in the awarding of the teams.

The European choice of Ukraine, which was defined in the initial period of the formation of the foundations of its foreign policy, became a natural consequence of the country's gaining state independence. It reflects the vital interests of Ukraine, crystallized from the entire previous history of the Ukrainian people, its mentality and deep democratic traditions, is based on the legitimate desire of Ukrainian citizens to see their state as an integral part of a single Europe.

Ways and specific mechanisms for achieving Ukraine's European integration goals, tactical approaches can and should be flexible, sensitive to changes that occur both within the state, and in the EU and the entire world. Up to now, the main attention has been paid mainly to the development of mechanisms of political relations with the European Union, and this work, of course, can not be stopped. At the same time, today, efforts should focus on the substantial deepening and expansion of practical cooperation between Ukraine and the EU in all trunk areas - economic and trade; Sports and culture; Foreign policy and security; In the field of justice and internal affairs. According to the Program of Ukraine's Integration into the European Union, such cooperation should facilitate the implementation of systemic reforms in the country, as well as the provision of favorable conditions for Ukraine in the context of EU enlargement.

Supporting this course of reforms in European integration, the Organization "EUROPEAN UNIT" will continue to carry out a number of activities to achieve this goal.

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Thursday, 20 July 2017 00:37

Faith and sport treat the souls !

Under this heading the newspaper "Law and duty" highlighted the football matches between players of the Brazilian Football Academy and Ukrainian players, which were organized by the PO "European Unit" and PO "Sports Against Drugs", and with the support of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine and the Football Federation of Ukraine.


During the visit of the Brazilian Football Academy, led by Diogo Rincón, the former Dynamo Kiev player, some games were organized with the aim of establishing closer relations between the Organization and the players who came to visit us.



In particular, it has been carried out the match in Irpen-penal colony №132, and a football match with the Presidential Regiment of the APU.

The meeting was presented by the commander of the presidential regiment, Sergey Klyavin:

"We gladly accepted the invitation to participate in this friendly match. Our team is a member of the Ukrainian championship cup ATO league. With this game, we will make a small contribution to support the servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. We wish good luck to everybody and let the strongest win !"

The results of the visit were summed up at a press conference in the Ukrainian Football House



At the event The Organization "European Unit" was represented by the Head of committee on the Issues of the International organizations and cooperation in the sphere of youth, culture and sport Iurii Verkhman and his deputy Viacheslav Oksonenko.

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On the occasion of the celebration of the International Children's Day in Ukraine on June 1, 2017 in the Prilutskaya juvenile correctional colony, within events of the all-Ukrainian project "Football - the way to success", a football friendly match was held with the participation of activists of the PO "Sport Against Drugs" and the International PO "European Unit" with pupils of the institution - young men who used drugs in the past, had problems with the law, but overcame drug addiction and shared their life stories with their peers.


The event was supported by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, the Football Federation of Ukraine, the International PO "European Unit", PO "Sport against drugs" (an organization engaged in the prevention of negative phenomena in the youth environment by involving young people in sports and a healthy lifestyle) in cooperation with a number of public organizations, among which PO "All-Ukrainian Center for Legal Aid "Public Defender", PO "Information and Training Center for Public Initiatives", Public Organizations "Sport for All Ukraine" and "Joint victory".


Also the action was supported by the veteran of domestic football the deserved master of sports, Winner of the Cup of the European Cups in 1986, the veteran of the Kiev "Dynamo" - Ivan Yaremchuk and the honored artist of Ukraine, the soloist of boundary service of Ukraine - Maxim Apostolov.

The Organization "European Unit" was represented at the event by the Head of committee on the Issues of the International organizations and cooperation in the sphere of youth, culture and sport Iurii Verkhman and his deputy Viacheslav Oksonenko.

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Thursday, 01 June 2017 10:37

Football is the way to success

The unique project - "Football - the way to success" was launched in Ukraine

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The project involves a visit to a correctional labor colony for minors across the country.

Today our society needs improvement, both at the moral and physical levels. This project is aimed at the most vulnerable segments of our society. The meaning of the idea is the involvement of children who serve their castigation in juvenile correctional labor colonies.

These children have a chance to return to a normal way of life, sports, and particularly football, wich is a tool of this project, can help them to realize their dreams.

The first meeting will be held today, June 1, in Prilutskaya penal colony for minors and will be dedicated to the "International Children's Day".


The project was created by the Organization "Sport Against Drugs" in cooperation with Organisation "European Unit", supported by the Ukrainian Football Federation and the Ministry of Justice.

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Wednesday, 24 August 2016 18:13

25 years of Ukraine's independence

25 years Ukraine

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The official meeting of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko with Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev and Prime Minister Boyko Borisov took place on June 30 in Sofia

Considerable attention during the negotiations was given to regional security issues in the NATO format. President Poroshenko announced the creation of a joint with Bulgaria and Romania military brigade following the example of the military brigade of the Lithuanian-Polish-Ukrainian NATO format.

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev in favor of increased support to Ukraine on the part of NATO, the decision which should be taken at the Warsaw Summit of the North Atlantic Alliance on 8-9 July. He also expects from the upcoming summit the approval package of assistance to Ukraine to strengthen its security.

1The meeting resulted in the signing of agreements between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the Republic of Bulgaria on Cooperation in the event of a disaster, the imposition of the issue of visa-free regime, the interaction of Ukraine and Bulgaria to strengthen the energy independence of the region, in particular the diversification of gas supply routes in both countries.

Between the Ministries of Youth and Sports of Ukraine and the Republic of Bulgaria was signed a memorandum of cooperation in the youth field.

Between the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and the National Space Agency of Ukraine signed an agreement on cooperation in the framework of the space experiment "Ionosat - Micro" on the spacecraft "Mikrosat - M".

Also, from the Bulgarian side will be headed NATO Trust Fund for adaptation, treatment and rehabilitation of Ukrainian soldiers.

The conclusion of these agreements will create a legal framework for bilateral cooperation in all the above areas.

As part of the official meeting took place - the grand opening of the monument to the Ukrainian writer Taras Shevchenko, which was installed in the city center on Vazrajdane Square, near the Administration of President of Bulgaria and House of Government in May 2009.

The President of Ukraine noted that this monument represents the image of Ukraine today - young, energetic, which goes to Europe.2

"Shevchenko's word unites Ukrainian nation around the world, it is an inexhaustible source of our energy, our national idea", - Poroshenko said at the opening ceremony of the monument.

KrasimirHe thanked the President of Bulgaria, Sofia city hall, which was supported and strongly contributed to the realization of this important project.

Among the honored guests were: the former Bulgarian President Peter Stoyanov, the first deputy chairman of parliament Dimitar Glavchev, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Bulgaria in Ukraine Krasimir Minchev, President of the Association of Bulgarians in Ukraine Anton Cisse, diplomats and the Ukrainian diaspora.

During the celebrations, the People's Artist of Ukraine, the President BO "Fund "Renaissance of Prykarpattya", singer Catherine Buzhinskaya, who was present at the event, presented to the President of Ukraine the exclusive collector's mark, made in the international social project "Children for peace in the world", which brought together 35 countries and more than 100 000 children from all over the world and received the status of a major international social project.3

The purpose of this project - the consolidation of the world for peace in Ukraine and around the world.

Children create with their own hands world map from the patterns of "Doves of peace" and passing the baton to other children of European countries and Ukrainian diaspora abroad, urged everyone to unite in order to solve problems in Ukraine and joint efforts to achieve positive results for the sake of world peace.

The official opening of the project and its launch took place on December 19 in Ivano-Frankivsk, on the day of the most beloved children's celebration of St. Nicholas Day. June 6, Kiev National Academic Drama Theatre named after Ivan Franko at the time of summing up, the children have made 33170 "Doves of peace", setting a record in Ukraine and throughout the world.

In Children's Day Catherine Buzhinskaya presented anthem "Children for Peace"

KaterinaThis is the only Ukrainian song that sounded during the general audience of Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, the European Parliament, NATO headquarters, the Swiss parliament and other institutions in Europe.

"Children - are our future. In each country to perform the anthem for the world partake children from around the world. After all, the language of music is clear to all - each nation. They are like little messengers of peace, calling for unity and want peace in every state", - says Catherine Buzhinskaya.

Anthem "Children for peace in the world" is a composition about a single desire of peace, unity and welfare in every state. It was recorded in three countries: the United States, Bulgaria, Ukraine. Author of the idea of creating the anthem in the international social project "Children for peace in the world" - Anna Krisyuk.

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Sunday, 15 May 2016 20:56

Eurovision Song Contest 2016

Eurovision 2016 smallFinished 61-th song contest "Eurovision", which was held in Stockholm, capital of Sweden. Final competition was held May 14, 2016. Sweden became the winner of the previous contest "Eurovision 2015", which was held in Austria in Vienna.

The country is hosting the competition for the sixth time, Sweden took 3 years to repeat the success of 2012, where the winner was Lorin.

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November 26, 2015 it was announced that the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest will be attended by 43 countries from a total of 56 countries eligible to take part because of membership in the European Broadcasting Union. This year, in the competition resumed participation the Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Ukraine.

In fact, the competition was attended by 42 countries. Participation in this time refused Portugal, because of debts to the European Broadcasting Union has suspended Romania. Also participate the competition have not resumed fourteen countries. Contrary to disclose earlier position, debuted at the Eurovision 2015 not a European country and not a member of EMU Australia continued It's participation.

The competition is accompanied by a Swedish national broadcasting company SVT led by the European Broadcasting Union.

February 18 The European Broadcasting Union announced the new format ads in the final vote. Changes introduced to reduce the final show at the time of announcement of the results and make the process more interesting. This is a global change in the rules of the competition since 1975, when the system was introduced, "12 points".

The competition was first shown in the United States. In honor of this during the break of the vote appeared American singer Justin Timberlake. On stage, he performed his new song "Can not Stop The Feeling".

The victory was gained by the participant from Ukraine Jamal's song "1944", gaining 534 points. Australia and Russia finished second and third place respectively.

The jury highly appreciated performance of Ukraine in the final. 12 points to Jamal gave the judges of San Marino, Georgia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, Moldova, Latvia, Israel, Serbia, Macedonia, Poland, Slovenia.

eurovision2016Receiving the award, Jamal thanked everyone for their support: "I want peace. Thank you Europe"

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8 mayDays of remembrance and reconciliation held in memory of the victims of the Second World War. Celebrated annually on 8 May and 9 May since 2005. According to the definition of the UN General Assembly Resolution 59/26, the UN Member States, non-governmental organizations and individuals are invited to celebrate one or both of those days as a tribute to all the victims of the Second World War.

Ukraine celebrates Victory Day according to European second time. Someday will be the day of end of the conflict with Russia.

US Ambassador to Ukraine Jeffrey Payette during a meeting with students of Mariupol University said that the most difficult times of conflict in the Donbas is already gone.

Payett"We are well aware, through some huge tests had to pass Ukraine during the two years of Russian aggression. On the other hand, we still think that you have already passed the most difficult times of conflict. And now took up the construction of the real European democracy. ", - Payette said.

US Ambassador said that the holding of local elections is an important component of this process, but only after the parties of conflict implement all the provisions of Minsk agreements and Ukraine will resume control at the eastern border.

The participants of the regular meeting in Minsk agreed to the introduction of the ceasefire in the Donbas with the onset of the Easter and May holidays.

frank walter steinmeierThe head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier said that May 11 will be held in Berlin meeting of foreign ministers in "Norman format". The foreign ministers will discuss the local elections in the Donbass region in areas not controlled by the Kiev and the restoration of peace regime.

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Georgia EU VisaOn March 9, the European Commission announced the submission of a legislative proposal on visa liberalization for Georgia. Granting Ukraine and Georgia visa-free regime will be considered separately as the Netherlands has not yet approved the agreement on the EU-Ukraine Association.

At a briefing in Brussels, presenting a legislative proposal on Georgia, European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos said that at the beginning of the summer will be a final decision on the abolition of visas for citizens of Georgia, and in a month the European Commission will submit a proposal for such an abolition for Ukraine.

Dimitris Avramopoulos"The Commission today proposed to remove visa requirements for Georgian citizens. The Commission proposes to include Georgia in the list of countries with which the EU has visa-free regime ... We are waiting for the moment when the Georgians will be able to travel to the EU without visas, as well as the Europeans go in Georgia ", - said the commissioner.

Ukraine EU VisaAvramopoulos also noted that Ukraine could soon join Georgia in this matter.

"We are working to submit a legislative proposal on the abolition of visas for Ukraine We expect that Ukraine will join to the list next month.", - He said.

Thus, the citizens of Ukraine will be able to visit without visas over 37 countries

ukraina viza dlya inostrancevAlso, on March 9, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has simplified the rules for obtaining visas for entry into the country and transit through its territory to citizens of the 27 states.

The text of the decree of 2 March 2016 number 145 published on Wednesday on the government website.

Short-term visas to citizens and nationals of Australia, Albania, Bahrain, Guatemala, Qatar, Kuwait, Malaysia, the United Mexican States, New Zealand, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and Turkey, are made without the need for submission to the diplomatic missions and consular offices of Ukraine established sample invitations .

For citizens of Australia, Antigua and Barbuda, the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, Barbados, Mauritius, New Zealand, United Arab Emirates, the Republic of Palau, the Republic of El Salvador, the Republic of Seychelles, the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, as well as Turkey, which go to Ukraine with the purpose of tourism, visas can be issued at border checkpoint in the presence of the documents confirming the nature of the trip.

In the future, one of the tools to simplify procedures for obtaining visas for foreign citizens to enter Ukraine could be the introduction of biometric visas. Besides the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry is planning to move to the issuing of visas in the online mode.

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Under aegis of the Organization "European Unit" opened the center of social rehabilitation and adaptation "Sofiyskiy"

The center is located in Fastov's district of Kiev region. The opening took place in late October in the presence of community of settlements Kozhanka and Sofievka.

In just four months the ruins of a former rural home of culture turned into a modern rehabilitation center, which has everything what need: a space for training and lodging, conference room, dining room, household rooms.

Appointment of Centre - helping people who suffer from drug and other kinds of dependence; psychological and social adaptation of soldiers returning from the area of the ATO.

A separate direction, which runs parallel - prevention work with school children, organization of leisure time for children and adults.

Rehabilitation Center

In establishment of this center from idea to realization participated directly and take responsibility:

Head of committee on the Issues of the International organizations and cooperation in the sphere of youth, culture and sport Iurii Verkhman and his deputy Viacheslav Oksonenko.

"Now Ukrainians more then ever need human relation to itself, attention and care. And the newly established rehabilitation center is an investment in a healthy nation, because we are not indifferent what kind of society we live in and how our children will grow up. Together, we have to take responsibility, and collectively change the country ", - noted Iurii Verkhman

Also as part of the working trip, Iurii Verkhman and Viacheslav Oksonenko visited the house of a family type. In which on the upbringing of Valentina Shamrai are 7 children deprived of custody of their parents. Organization "European Unit" rendered all possible assistance in the form of food supplies for the winter period.

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