Germany's Eurowings to fly to Kyiv's Boryspil from 2018
Germany's low-cost airlines Eurowings, which is part of the Lufthansa Group, will start flying to Kyiv's Boryspil airport from next year, according to the airport's director.
Fake video of "Russians fighting ISIS" in Syria prepared for Putin by his General Staff
The video that Russian President Vladimir Putin showed to American film director Oliver Stone in his latest documentary, The Putin Interviews, with a scene where allegedly Russian forces are attacking ISIS in Syria was prepared by one of the departments of the Main Operations Directorate of Russia's General Staff, according to the Russian news agency RBC referring to sources close to the Russian Defense Ministry and the Kremlin.
Germany welcomes harvesting period ceasefire in Donbas
The German Foreign Ministry praised the harvesting period ceasefire in Donbas, recently announced by OSCE, Ukraine and Russia. Sigmar Gabriel, the chief German diplomat said that as quoted by Ukrinform news agency.
Lviv administration to take on garbage problem
Lviv Mayor Andriy Sadovy said that city authorities decided to accept the proposition of regional state administration to shoulder garbage disposal and on annual subvention of 11 million dollars to the regional budget. Sadovy announced this in his address on Facebook page of Samopomich party.
Cabinet of Ministers decides to recapitalize PrivatBank for $1.5 billion
The Cabinet of Ministers has decided to recapitalize PrivatBank for $1.5 billion. This was reported by Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk during the press-briefing on Friday, according to Ukrainian News.
NSDC will consider draft law on reintegration of Donbas in near time
The National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov claimed that NSDC will consider the draft law on reintegration of Donbas at the session to pass it to the Verkhovna Rada. He claimed this in Kharkiv as Interfax-Ukraine reported. Also, the draft law will not be discussed during sessions of Minsk Talks Group, according to First Deputy Speaker of the Parliament and Ukraine’s representative in the humanitarian subdivision of the group Iryna Gerashchenko.
President: Ukraine praises unity and solidarity of the EU in prolonging sanctions against Russia
In the course of the working visit to Brussels, President Petro Poroshenko held a meeting with President of the European Council Donald Tusk to discussed the restoration of peace in Ukraine and the resolution of the situation in Donbas. The Head of State was content with the coordination of actions with the President of the European Council as regards the peace issue in Ukraine.
President about the continuation of the European sanctions: Sanctions give an opportunity for Russia to start fulfilling the Minsk agreements
In the course of the working trip to Brussels, President Petro Poroshenko held a series of meetings with leaders of the EU and discussed the continuation of sanctions against Russia until full implementation of the Minsk agreements.
Russia wants frozen conflict in Donbas as in Transnistria but more frightful, - Kuchma
Russia wants to have one more frozen conflict in Donbas that will be more frightful than in Transnistria. Leonid Kuchma, the second president of Ukraine and the representative of Ukraine in the Trilateral Contact Group in Minsk claimed this at the opening of the international forum. It was broadcasted by 112 Ukraine.
Kyiv city council forbids entrapment of stray cats
81 members of Kyiv city council approved the bill, which bans the entrapment of stray cats across the city. The council’s press service reported that on Thursday.
Poroshenko, Macron to meet in Paris on June 26
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has announced that his meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris is scheduled for June 26, 2017, according to an UNIAN correspondent.
Kolomoisky comments on EY audit report on nationalized PrivatBank
Businessman Ihor Kolomoisky has commented on an annual report on PrivatBank, which was audited by Ernst & Young auditors.