Ex-deputy of Russian State Duma killed in Kyiv: Biography of Voronenkov
In December 2016, 45-year-old State Duma Deputy of the sixth convocation Denys Voronenkov, together with his son and wife Maria Maksakova - an opera singer and ex-deputy from United Russia - moved to Ukraine. He obtained Ukrainian citizenship.
MIA: Killer of Voronenkov is citizen of Ukraine
The killer of Russian Duma ex-deputy Denis Voronenkov is a citizen of Ukraine. This was stated on the air of 112 Ukraine TV channel by Adviser to Interior Minister Anton Herashchenko.
President instructed Heads of regional and Kyiv CSA to help those affected by the fire in the ammunition storage facilities in Kharkiv
President Petro Poroshenko instructed Heads of regional and Kyiv CSA to take urgent measures to help the residents of Balakliia district, Kharkiv region affected by the fire in the missile and artillery weaponry storage facilities.
Voronenkov's assassin dies amid surgery
The assassin who killed Russian Duma's former deputy Denis Voronenkov in the center of Kyiv on Thursday has died amid surgery in hospital, according to the Ukrainian Interior Ministry.
Ex-Duma deputy Voronenkov's murder is act of state terrorism by Russia
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on Thursday held a meeting with law enforcers in connection with the murder of former State Duma deputy Denis Voronenkov in the center of Kyiv, presidential press secretary Sviatoslav Tseholko has said.
Kremlin hopes Kyiv to backtrack decision on Russian Eurovision singer – media
The Kremlin is calling on Ukraine to review its entry ban on Russia's singer who planned to participate in this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, Yulia Samoilova, according to Russian news agency TASS.
Two men shot in Kyiv
Two men shot dead in Kyiv downtown, on the crossing of Pushkinska and Shevchenko streets. The press-service of Kyiv Police reported that to 112.ua.
Ukraine conducted another test of its new Vilha missile
On Tuesday, March 21, Ukraine conducted another test of its new missile, reported the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council, Oleksandr Turchynov.
Ryanair: Another 50 potential directions from Ukraine
David O’Brien, the commercial director of Ryanair believes that there could be more possible flight routes from Ukraine. He said this to NV Business.
Security Service of Ukraine prepares documents banning Russian Eurovision participant from entering Ukraine
Eurovision, the annual international pop song competition between member states of the European Broadcasting Union, will take place in Kyiv in May 2017. However, Russian participant Yulia Samoylova may not be allowed into Ukraine, because in 2015 the singer violated Ukrainian legislation: she performed in the annexed Crimea in violation of the procedure established by Ukraine.
Uncontrolled enclave near the borders of Ukraine: Is it the only way to solve the problem of the Donbas?
Despite the fact that the parties to the armed conflict in the Donbas - Ukraine, ORDLO (separatists-held territories), and Russia - recognize the inefficiency of the Minsk Agreements, and the lack of prospects from the beginning, neither party offers another format, knowing perfectly well that it awaits the same fate.
Kyiv entered the top ten cheapest cities in the world
Kyiv took eighth place in the ranking of the ten cheapest cities in the world. This is stated in the report of Economist Intelligence Unit agency from Britain .
SBU reports on Russia's new tactics to split Ukraine
Russia is trying to use ethnic groups living in Ukraine to promote national autonomies, head of the SBU Security Service of Ukraine Vasyl Hrytsak said at a security conference in Kyiv March 17, according to an UNIAN correspondent
Ex-head of Ukrspecexport freed on bail
Former head of state-owned arms export and import firm Ukrspecexport Serhiy Bondarchuk has been released on bail, a court hearing on a date of hearings on his extradition is scheduled for March 24, Ukrainian prosecutor general's press secretary Larysa Sarhan said.
Ukrainian Parliament closes its session because of militarymen inside
Oksana Syroyid, the deputy head of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, announced the morning session closed for today.
Court of Appeal upholds decision to arrest Nasirov
Kyiv Court of Appeal upheld the decision of Solomianka district court to arrest suspended Head of State Fiscal Service Roman Nasirov for two months with the alternative to post $3.7 million bail. This was reported by Interfax-Ukraine.
PM Groysman: Ukraine to sanction Sberbank if financing of terrorists proven
Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman says that his government is ready to take all measures within its authority against Russian Sberbank's Ukrainian subsidiary if facts of financing of terrorists from the self-proclaimed Donbas republics are established.
OSCE mission reports deterioration of security situation in Donbas
The number of instances of the use of heavy weapons in Donbas went up 230% over a period of one week, OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) Principal Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander Hug said.
President: Unity of Ukraine must be paramount
At the ceremony of presenting Taras Shevchenko National Prize of Ukraine, President Petro Poroshenko congratulated Ukrainians on the 203rd anniversary of Taras Shevchenko’s anniversary. “This is a person that unites Ukrainians and forms Ukraine,” the Head of State noted.
President: Unity of Ukraine must be paramount
At the ceremony of presenting Taras Shevchenko National Prize of Ukraine, President Petro Poroshenko congratulated Ukrainians on the 203rd anniversary of Taras Shevchenko’s anniversary. “This is a person that unites Ukrainians and forms Ukraine,” the Head of State noted.
Week’s milestones. Anniversary with aftertaste, thirst for strategy, and parliamentary pirouettes
The events dedicated to the Heavenly Hundred heroes this year were both filled with political overtones and stretched in time. Dmytro Firtash is unlikely to return to Ukraine anytime soon and neither is he in a hurry to be sent to the United States or Spain. The demand for the strategy of the return of uncontrolled territories to Ukraine is becoming increasingly apparent. MPs last week made great efforts in individual performances and team work.
Ukrainian interest. Blockade with "external management," visa lib breakthrough, and diplomatic landings in Kyiv
Donbas blockade saw an unexpected development on the other side of the contact line, further escalating the absurdity effect. Ukraine and the rest of the world remembered the annexation of Crimea. European institutions granted visa-free travel to Georgian citizens and set a date of a similar privilege to be granted to Ukrainians. Donald Trump told U.S. Congress, how actually he was going to make America great again. Heads of three European foreign ministries paid visits to Kyiv.
Kyiv feminist march participants poured with blackstonia
In Kyiv aggressive people attacked participants of the feminist march and poured them with blackstonia and kefir. This was reported by the Main Directorate of the National Police communications department head Oksana Blyschyk on TV channel 112 Ukraine.
Poroshenko: Ukraine proud of its women
More and more women join the Ukrainian military in order to stand for their country during the ongoing Russian aggression. The number of female volunteers continues to grow. Petro Poroshenko, the president of Ukraine, posted that at Facebook on March 8, the International Women Day.
Nasirov appealed his arrest with right to pledge 100 million UAH
Removed from the post of head of the State Fiscal Service Roman Nasirov appealed the decision of Solomyansky District Court of Kyiv, which arrested him and set a pledge of 100 million hryvnia. This is reported by Ukrainian News citing one of his lawyers Igor Tcherezov.
Kyiv announces possible sanctions following the 'nationalization' of Ukrainian property in separatist republics
The European Union and the United States can administer sanctions against the possible new owners of Ukrainian enterprises in the Donbas territories that are not under Ukraine's control as stated by the Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration, Konstantin Eliseev, while on air with Inter TV channel.
Separatists Seize Ukraine Billionaire's Operations As Tensions Rise Over Blockade
KYIV -- A telecom firm and a charity controlled by Ukrainian billionaire Rinat Akhmetov were targeted in a wave of seizures by Russia-backed separatists amid an escalating standoff over a blockade hampering commerce between separatist-controlled territory and the rest of Ukraine.
Ukrainian Cabinet endorses rules for transporting goods to/from ATO zone
The Ukrainian government approved regulations for transporting goods to and from the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone in Donbas at a meeting in Kyiv on Wednesday, an Interfax-Ukraine correspondent reported.
Savchenko claims to have found Ukrainian captives unrecorded by Kyiv in Makiyivka penitentiary
Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada deputy Nadia Savchenko has published an updated list of Ukrainian citizens held in the Makiyivka penitentiary in the Donetsk region as of February 25, 2017.
“Poroshenko – Putin, Zakharchenko – me” – Savchenko calls for direct negotiations
Ukrainian MP Nadiya Savchenko believes that direct negotiations need to be held in order to release the POWs, as this will speed up the process. Savchenko announced that during her briefing broadcasted by the 112 Ukraine TV channel.