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.
Russia embroils Ukraine in scandal with supply of missile engines to North Korea
The Minister of Defense of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak claimed that the scandal over the missile engines of North Korea is the explicit fake. He claimed this at the meeting with the journalists that was broadcasted by 112 Ukraine.
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.
Ukrainians lost in Finland found
Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Finland contacted the group of Ukrainians, whose disappearance the media reported earlier. Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs representative told this, as Ukrainska Pravda informs.
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.
Czech Gov’t has no support for President Zeman’s anti-Ukrainian position - Envoy
The official position of the Czech Republic is the position of the country’s government, which is interested in maintaining good relations with Ukraine, Czech Ambassador to Ukraine Radek Matula told Europeiska Pravda publication, commenting on anti-Ukrainian statements of Czech President Milos Zeman.
Prague "opening up opportunity" for arms supplies to Kyiv – ambassador
Czech Ambassador to Ukraine Radek Matula is convinced that the Czech-based manufacturers of military equipment are in talks with their Ukrainian partners on arms supplies, Europeiska Pravda reports.
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.
President expressed gratitude to the staff of the Kyiv Polytechnic Institute for new military-technical developments
The President expressed gratitude to the staff of the Kyiv Polytechnic Institute for new military-technical developments that work for the defense of our sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Poroshenko approves ratification of Europol agreement on cooperation
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed the law ratifying the Agreement between the European Police and Ukraine on Strategic Co-operation, as the president’s press service reports.
Europe may see Russia-supported annexation in Balkans - media
At a recent closed think-tank meeting, a well-informed German official was asked what problem in Europe caused him the most worry. His answer came without hesitation: the Western Balkans, where a new crisis is brewing as Turkey and Russia stir the pot, Wall Street Journal reports.
EU publishes official statement of Ukraine-EU Association Agreement entry into force
The official journal of the European Union published the information about the entry into force of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement since September 1, 2017, on July 25.
President will demand ceasefire regime during the phone conversations in the Normandy format
President Petro Poroshenko informed that on Monday, July 24, he would carry out phone conversations in the Normandy format and demand immediate ceasefire on the touch line.
President held a phone conversation in the Normandy format
The President called the last days of July one of the bloodiest in 2017 and urged Russia to immediately cease aggressive actions and supply of weapons to the occupied territories.
President: It is important to start the elaboration of “roadmaps” for the achievement of the European plans of Ukraine
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko noted that the 19th Ukraine – EU Summit was symbolic, as it became the Summit of the visa-free regime and association. This has come true due to the resolute and efficient cooperation between Ukraine and the EU, as well as the powerful support of the Presidents of the European Commission and the European Council, the European Commissioners and the member-states.
Ukraine to create own low-cost air company, - infrastructure minister
Ukrainian and foreign investors can create the domestic low-cost air carrier; infrastructure minister Volodymyr Omelyan told that Segodnya newspaper in the interview.
Prosecutor General hands notice of suspicion to two charged MPs
Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko personally handed notices of suspicion over to Boryslav Rozenblatt and Maksym Polyakov; they are the two MPs most recently stripped of the parliamentary immunity for corrupt actions. Both are suspects in the illegal amber production in Ukraine.
EU-Ukraine Summit 2017: which issues to be discussed
President in the NSDC meeting: Ukraine will introduce biometric control for the foreign citizens who cross the state border
​The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine chaired by President Petro Poroshenko is considering the increase of control over the crossing of the state border of Ukraine.
President: Ukraine will build a new ammunition plant
Significant part of budgetary overfulfillment will be allocated to the defense and security sector, as stated by President Petro Poroshenko in the NSDC meeting. The President offered to build an ammunition plant.
President: A new stage of Ukraine’s path to the EU will begin on September 1, 2017
​The EU Council completed the process of ratification of the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement. It was stated by President Petro Poroshenko in the address published on his official website.
Ukraine’s defense minister, NATO strategic counselors meet in Kyiv
Ukraine’s defense minister Stepan Poltorak and NATO officials met in the Ukrainian capital for a discussion about further cooperation and the latest developments in defense reform in this country. The Ukrainian official posted that on Facebookon Tuesday.
Lutsenko: Prosecutor’s General Office preparing a case against Kernes
The Prosecutor’s General Office of Ukraine is filing a case against mayor of Kharkiv Hennadiy Kernes as to illegal allocation of land, Yuriy Lutsenko told in an evening parliamentary session of Verkhovna Rada, broadcasted by 112.UA Channel.
Turchynov: Russian citizens will have to register before entering Ukraine
Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Oleksandr Turchynov says that biometric passport control of foreigners on the Ukrainian border should be launched no later than January 1, 2018, according to an UNIAN correspondent.
No deal at G20 summit. Putin to continue messing with world
Discussion of Russian aggression in Ukraine at the G20 summit in Hamburg was announced well in advance, both by the White House, the Elysee Palace, the office of the Federal Chancellor of Germany, and the Kremlin. After a long pause, the Russian-Ukrainian war was finally brought to the highest world level of discussion.
Ukraine’s parliamentary committee to recommend lifting MP’s immunity
​The regulatory committee of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine found the accusations of the General Prosecutor’s Office together with the National Anti-Corruption Bureau against Boryslav Rozenblat groundless and shall recommend lifting his immunity and further investigation, the 112 Ukraine TV channel broadcasted the meeting.
Trump, Putin agree on cease-fire in southwest Syria, US officials inform
US officials tell that during today’s meeting presidents of the US and Russia Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin reached agreement on cease-fire in southwest Syria, according to Associated Press.
Poroshenko, Merkel united on need to continue active contacts in Normandy format
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a phone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel July 5, the Ukrainian presidential administration’s press service reported.
NATO PA President confident Ukraine to become member of Alliance
Chairman of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly Paolo Alli at a joint briefing with Verkhovna Rada Speaker Andriy Parubiy in Kyiv on Monday expressed confidence that Ukraine in the future would become a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Alliance.