Ukraine suspended foreign economic activities with 18 Russian sanctioned companies: details
Ukraine's Economic Development and Trade Ministry has introduced sanctions against 18 Russian companies. The sanctions will take effect on December 9, 2017.
Ukraine exports oilseeds worth $1.3 bln in nine months
Ukrainian farmers exported oilseeds worth US$1.3 billion in January-September 2017, according to the UkrAgroConsult agency referring to the Institute of Agrarian Economics.
U.S. Commerce chief Ross kept holdings in Russian-tied firm – media
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has kept investments in a shipping firm with significant business ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin's inner circle, U.S. media reported on Sunday, citing leaked documents from an offshore law firm, Reuters reported.
Former MP, official of Energoatom suspected of Embezzling $7.5 million
The National Anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) has informed former MP Mykola Martynenko and his accomplice, an official from Energoatom, about suspicion of embezzling $7.5 million from the state budget, according to the NABU post on Facebook.
Ukraine’s industrial production in September decreased by 0.3% compared to last year
Compared to September 2016, the industrial production in Ukraine in September 2017 decreased by 0.3% (not adjusted calendar days), or by 0.1% (adjusted calendar days).
Ukraine intends to cooperate with Hungary in implementation of education law, - Klimkin
Ukraine and Hungary intend to jointly work on the mechanisms of the implementation of the ‘Law on Education’. Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin claimed this at the joint briefing with Education Minister of Ukraine Liliia Hrynevych and Hungarian Minister of Human Resources Zoltan Balog as Interfax-Ukraine reported.
Around 300,000 Ukrainians went to EU countries visa-free
Almost 295 thousand Ukrainians took advantage of the visa-free regime with the countries of the European Union. This was reported by the assistant head of the State Border Guard Service Oleh Slobodyan, Radio Liberty reports.
Police head says they prevented bloody scenario of Verkhovna Rada rally
Law enforcers prevented attempts to "aggravate the situation" and spill blood at the end of the rally near Verkhovna Rada on Tuesday. This was stated by Ukraine’s National Police head Serhiy Knyazev at the briefing on air of 112.UA.
Duda to visit Kharkiv, to reaffirm Poland’s stance towards Russian aggression
By the end of the year, Polish president Andrzej Duda will have visited Kharkiv, northeastern Ukraine. The head of the state will specifically touch upon the Russian aggression in Ukraine and confirm that the Polish government will carry on helping restore the destroyed infrastructure of Donbas. Witold Waszczykowski, the Polish foreign minister said that in his article for Rzeczpospolita outlet.
Poroshenko congratulates Kurz on victory in election
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko congratulated Minister for Foreign Affairs of Austria Sebastian Kurz on a victory in the parliamentary election, according to the president’s Facebook.
Saakashivili and company: all you need to know about protests on October 17
The forthcoming protest is called 'Ukrainian-wide' and 'large-scale' by the organizers. The initiator of the protests is former governor of Odesa region and leader of 'Rukh Novukh Syl' Mikheil Saakashvili claimed in the interview that he is not ready to talk about the number of the people 'but he expects there will be a lot of them'. We are trying to understand what to expect from the forthcoming protest.
SBU prevents terror attack in Mariupol railway station
Security Service of Ukraine prevented terror attacks in Mariupol, planned by “DNR” saboteurs in Mariupol. Two people detained. Vasyl Hrytsak, the head of the service’s press office, reported that during his briefing, broadcasted by the 112 Ukraine TV Channel.