Ukrzaliznytsia officials accused of abuse worth $10 mln
Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) have served charge papers on former deputy head of PJSC Ukrzaliznytsia (Ukrainian Railways), the directors of one of the departments of Ukrzaliznytsia, as well as deputy director of one of the company's branches, the press service of the NABU has reported.
Ukraine sees exports growth by almost 24% in H1
Ukraine's exports of goods grew by 24.2%, or US$4.03 billion, in the first half of 2017 (H1) year-over-year (y-o-y), to $20.7 billion, according to the Ukrainian Economic Development and Trade Ministry's press service.
Cabinet of Ministers fires Ukraine Railway’s head
Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers fired the Pole Wojciech Balczun from the post of the head of Ukrzaliznytsia. Such decision was made by the government at today's meeting, said Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan on air of 112 Ukraine TV channel.
FBI raided former Trump campaign manager Manafort's home in July – media
FBI agents seized documents and other material from the Virginia home of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, during a July raid as part of a special counsel's probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a spokesman for Manafort said on Wednesday, according to Reuters.
Around ten Czechs fight alongside Donbas militants in Ukraine, - ambassador
About 5-10 Czechs are fighting on the side of illegal armed groups in the war zone in the east of Ukraine. This was stated by Czech Republic Ambassador to Ukraine Radek Matula, reports European Truth.
Police prevents overspending of USD 1.3 mln by Naftogaz Ukraine company
National joint stock company Naftogaz Ukraine managed to avoid the loss of 1.3 million U.S. dollars. That became possible thanks to the timely interference of the Department for Economic Protection of the National Police. The law enforcement agency left the respective message on their website.
Energy regulator members suspected of collusion in approving "Rotterdam plus" formula
The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine launched a criminal investigation suspecting head and members of the National Energy and Utilities Regulation Commission of acting in the interests of generating companies, operators of thermal power plants.
Ukraine in UN Security Council reminds of Russia’s weapons supply to Donbas
Ukrainian delegation at the session of UN Security Council reminded that terrorist organizations in the east of Ukraine receive weapons from the Russian Federation. The statement was published on the website of Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations.
Militants to punish man who hit NTV journalist, - Zakharchenko
The leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Alexander Zakharchenko claimed that Oplot intends to deal with a man who hit the NTV journalist. He reported this at Twitter.
How U.S. can help Ukraine defend itself - media
When U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis arrives for his upcoming Ukraine visit, he should bring promises of arms for the military and support for anti-corruption forces and the country’s defense industry, Defense One writes.
Wladimir Klitschko retires from boxing
41-years old Ukrainian boxer Wladimir Klitschko announced the retirement from boxing. He published the announcement at YouTube.
Russia treats US sanctions as declaration of total trade war
The Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev claimed that the US announced to Moscow the total trade war by the passage of a new sanctions draft law and there can be no more hopes for improvement of the relations between the countries. He reported this at Facebook.