Ukrainian president Poroshenko thanked Volodymyr Zhemchugov for his patriotism who had endured terrible tortures by occupation forces
President Petro Poroshenko handed keys and order for apartment to Volodymyr Zhemchugov and his wife Olena Zhemchugova.
Murder of Amina Okueva: all facts as of October 31
​On Monday evening, October 30, unknown men shot at the car of Donbas volunteer-soldier and paramedic Amina Okueva, a Ukrainian citizen of Chechen ethnicity. She died in the attack, while her husband was wounded, but survived.
Shooters shot several bullets at Okueva’s car, - Prosecutor
The shooters shot several bullets into the car with Amina Okueva and Adam Osmaev. Dmytro Chibisov, the Prosecutor of Kyiv region said that in his comments to the journalists.
Chechen volunteer in Donbas conflict murdered not far from Kyiv
Unknown individuals shot at the car of volunteer Donbas soldier and paramedic Amina Okueva, a Ukrainian citizen of Chechen ethnicity. She died in the attack, while her husband was wounded, as Advisor to the Minister of Internal Affairs Anton Gerashchenko wrote on Facebook.
Umerov, Chiygoz to return to Kyiv October 26
Akhtem Chiygoz and Ilmi Umerov, Crimean Tatar political prisoners released from Russian captivity today, are now in Turkey, and will return to Ukraine tomorrow, October 26. Leader of Crimean Tatars Mustafa Dzemilev told this on air to one of the TV channels, according to Interfax-Ukraine.
Football: Dynamo Kyiv vs Shakhtar Donetsk 0-0
Dynamo Kyiv hosted Shakhtar Donetsk on Sunday night; the key fixture in the Round 13 of Ukraine’s Premier League took place at NSC Olimpiysky stadium.
Clashes between police and protesters occurred as the latter looted equipment, - Police
Today a clash between the protesters under the Ukrainian Parliament and the law enforcers occurred. Some of the protesters looted the special equipment belonging to the National Guard yesterday, including 80 shields, as head of National Police in Kyiv Andriy Kryshchenko told 112.UA.
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.
Militants claim to have detained “Ukrainian intelligence officers” for attempted murder of their Minister
DNR militants claim to have detained the organizers of the explosion aiming to kill the “DNR Minister of Income” Timofeev, according to Novosti Donbasa.
Lavrov: UN peacekeepers needed in Donbas only to guard OSCE observers
UN peacekeepers are needed in Donbas, but only to guard the OSCE observers. This is Moscow’s view of the mission, phrased by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov.
European Council criticizes xenophobia in Ukraine
The European Council spotted the fast growth of hate and discrimination against Roma, homeless, displaced persons, foreign students and LGBT-communities on the back of the Donbas Conflict that lasts for three years. It was stated at the report of the European Council on Ukraine.
President: Ukrainian rescuers along with the AFU are the first priority of the state
On the eve of the Rescuer’s Day, President Petro Poroshenko visited the training of the State Emergency Service “Kyiv Sea 2017”, congratulated the rescuers on their professional holiday and presented the state awards.
YES forum in Ukraine: the participants and topics of discussion
The opening of the 14th Yalta European Strategy (YES) meeting will take place at Besarabsky Marker in the downtown of Kyiv for the first time. YES was founded by businessmen Viktor Pinchuk in 2004 and usually took place in Livadia Palace in Yalta but after the annexation of Crimea, it was relocated to the capital of Ukraine.
Kyiv city hall allocated almost one million U.S. dollars for hosting UEFA Champions League final
Kyiv’s city council has approved assigning 25 million Ukrainian hryvnas (almost one million U.S. dollars) for organization and conduct of the final game of this year’s UEFA Champions League. It is scheduled for May 2018.
IMF’s David Lipton visits Kyiv
David Lipton, the IMF First Deputy Administrative Manager came to Kyiv with a visit on Tuesday evening. The Fund’s office reported that the official will stay in the Ukrainian capital until Thursday, September 14.
Vandals burn Donbas soldiers and Heavenly Hundred memorials
In Ananiv, Odesa oblast, unknown vandals set memorial for Donbas conflict zone and Heavenly Hundred heroes on fire, according to Highway E-95.
President urged Ukrainians of the whole world to support Ukrainian heroes in the Invictus Games
President Petro Poroshenko visited training of the national Ukrainian team that will participate in the Invictus Games - a world championship among soldiers and veterans who were wounded while performing their duty.
Apple Watch presentation video features Kyiv’s subway and central railway station
Today’s presentation of Apple products included video footage of Kyiv’s central railway station. Creators of the promotion video for Apple Watch gadget showed the hall of the city’s main railway hub with two escalators.
President: We demand to stop the illegal persecution of the Ukrainian church in the occupied Crimea
President Petro Poroshenko called the attack on the temple of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate in Simferopol inadmissible.
Donbas: Russian mercenaries lose seven fighters over day
Illegal armed gangs, the Russian mercenaries who fight the Ukrainian forces in Donbas suffered seven fatalities over the last 24 hours. Andriy Lysenko, the spokesman of Ukraine’s defense ministry said that at the Monday briefing in Kyiv.
Explosion in center of Kyiv: Three people injured
An explosion occured today in Kyiv, according to the police communications department of Ukrainian capital.
Ukraine celebrates Independence Day today
Ukraine celebrates the Independence Day of Ukraine today, on August 24. This is the main state holiday in modern Ukraine since the Declaration of Independence from the U.S.S.R. was adopted in 1991.
Khreshchatyk to be closed off for Independence Day parade rehearsal
On Wednesday, August 16, due to the rehearsal of the military parade, planned for the celebration of the Independence Day, a part of Khreschatyk will be closed off, the Kyiv city state administration reports.
Malware of Ukrainian hacker supposedly used in Russian cyber attacks
Ukrainian hacker known by the online name Profexer has given himself in to the Ukrainian Police, as his malware, without him knowing the purpose of the client, went on to be used in the D.N.C hack, as the New York Times report.
AirBaltic to start flights from Kyiv to Lisbon
The Lithuanian Air Company airBaltic intends to start the flights Kyiv-Lisbon. The first is planned for March 27, 2018. The Baltic carrier will outrun the Hungarian low-coster Wizz Air in three weeks as CTS reported.
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.
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.
Russian proxies attack Ukraine 30 times in last day, use heavy weapons
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 30 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.
Football: Dynamo Kyiv eliminated from UEFA Champions League
Football fans witnessed saw another loss of the Ukrainian team, which made it stop just one step from UEFA Champions League’s group stage. BSC Young Boys outmatched Dynamo Kyiv in Bern, winning 2-0. Thus, given the fixture’s result on the aggregate, the White Blues left the most prestigious European competition.