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.
Explosion in Kyiv’s apartment block, evacuation underway
An explosion occurred in the apartment block in Kyiv’s Holosiivo district (12 Burmistrenko street). The press service of the State Emergency Service of Kyiv region reported this.
President: Ukraine-Belarus program of cultural cooperation for 2017-2021 expands opportunities for the implementation of joint projects in this sphere
The Program of Cultural Cooperation for 2017-2021 signed today by the Ministries of Culture of Ukraine and Belarus increases opportunities for the implementation of joint projects, as stated by President Petro Poroshenko.
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.
Volker to visit Ukraine again in few days
​U.S. special envoy Kurt Volker is going to visit Ukraine again; the official is coming to Kyiv in the next few days.
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.
NSDC secretary suggests increasing Ukraine's defense, security spending by UAH 9 bln
Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Oleksandr Turchynov says the NSDC recommends the Cabinet to increase defense and security spending by UAH 9 billion, or US$346 million, that is UAH 3 billion from the general budget fund and UAH 6 billion from the special budget fund, according to an UNIAN correspondent.
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.
Ryanair cancels planned services in Ukraine
Ryanair, Europe's No.1 airline, announced on July 10 it had cancelled its planned entry into Ukraine following Kyiv Airport's failure to honour a growth agreement reached at the Ministry of Infrastructure with airport officials and the current Airport Director General, Pavlo Ryabikin, in March of this year.
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.
Next PA BSEC session to take place in Kyiv
The next anniversary 50th plenary session of Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (PA BSEC) will take place in Kyiv in November. The Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Andry Paruby reported this at Facebook.
Ukraine intends to discuss cooperation with USA
The Ukrainian side intends to discuss the issues of the cooperation with the USA for the short-term at the negotiations with the United States Secretary of States Rex Tillerson in Kyiv on July 9. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin reported this according to the Ukrainian News.
President signed Law on peculiarities of access of persons with special needs to educational services and transport services for such persons
In the course of the visit to Kyiv secondary school №168, President Petro Poroshenko signed Law of Ukraine “On Amendments to Law of Ukraine “On Education” as regards Peculiarities of Access of Persons with Special Needs to Educational Services” and Law “On Amendments to Article 31 of Law of Ukraine “On Rehabilitation of People with Disabilities in Ukraine” as regards Transport Services for Such Persons”.
Ukraine, UK foreign offices announce Ukraine Reform Conference in London on July 6
The foreign offices of Ukraine and the United Kingdom have announced the Ukraine Reform Conference to be hosted by London on July 6.
US Secretary of State Tillerson to visit Ukraine on July 9
Next Sunday US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Ukraine. This was announced by diplomatic sources to Ukrainian Truth.
Kyiv hosts stage one of selection for U.S. Marines Marathon
The first phase of selection of candidates for U.S. Marines Marathon took place in Kyiv on Thursday. Among the candidates are over 20 Ukrainian servicemen, some of whom had their limbs amputated and underwent prosthetic surgery after injures in Donbas, Radio Liberty wrote.
President bid farewell to the fallen Ukrainian heroes - reconnaissance officer Maksym Shapoval and official of the Security Service of Ukraine Yuriy Voznyi.
The President bid farewell to the Ukrainian heroes killed by terrorists – Colonel of the Chief Reconnaissance Directorate of the Ministry of Defense Maksym Shapoval and Colonel of the Security Service of Ukraine Yuriy Voznyi.
Fire area in Chornobyl zone reduced to eight hectares, radiation background is normal
The area of the fire in the Lubianka forestry in the exclusion zone and unconditional (compulsory) resettlement has been reduced to eight hectares, the official website of the State Emergency Service reported on Friday.
Fire in Chornobyl exclusion zone, situation under control, - State Emergency Service
A fire broke out in the Chornobyl exclusion zone, Kyiv region, on Thursday afternoon. The remains of wood caught fire as workers chopped wood for railway construction; the fire soon spread on about 20 hectares of the forest, Ukraine’s State Emergency Service said.
Kyiv court continues hearing in Yanukovych case The hearing started at 10:00
Obolon disctrict court of Kyiv goes on hearing the treason case against ex-president of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych. The defendant hasn't appered this time either.
Large-scale cyber attack on corporate and state networks stopped, - Cabinet
A large-scale cyber attack on corporate networks and networks of authorities, which occurred yesterday, on June 27, is stopped. The situation is under control of cyber security specialists. This is reported on the website of the Ukrainian Cabinet.
Websites of National Police and Ministry of Internal Affairs disabled due to cyber attack
The provider disabled the websites of the National Police and Ministry of Internal Affairs due to cyber attack. It happened an hour ago.
Extreme hacker attack hits Ukraine
A large-scale cyber attack hit dozens of companies and enterprises across Ukraine. The attacks began at about 11.30 a.m. Tuesday; the virus referred is spreading very fast. consequently, the list of the companies that took damage from it is now expanding.
Russia to stop using Ukraine’s gas turbine engines by mid-2018
Ukraine has to stop imitating reforms and start to really build a democratic state. This was stated by the EU representative to Vatican and a former EU Ambassador to Ukraine Jan Tombinski during the National Forum “Transformation of Ukraine” in Kyiv, reports Ukrinform.
Ukraine’s Defense Ministry confirms the death of Maksym Shapoval in a car blast in Kyiv
Defense Ministry confirms the death of Maksym Shapoval the officer of the Chief Intelligence Directorate of Ukraine’s Defense Ministry in a car blast in Kyiv this morning, according to the message by the press service of the Ukraine’s Defense Ministry.
Ecolines admits employee's mistake barring family from visa-free travel to Bulgaria
The Ecolines bus transportation service has admitted its employee's mistake that did not let a Ukrainian family of four go to Bulgaria as one of them wanted to use a biometric passport for visa-free travel.
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.
Kyiv commemorates WWII victims killed in Ukraine
Kyiv commemorated victims of the World War II. Members of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman laid flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Park of Eternal Glory in Kyiv. This was reported on the website of the Cabinet of Ministers.
Ukraine does not consider it is necessary to change Minsk or Normandy format negotiations on Donbas, — Poroshenko
Ukraine does not believe that it is reasonable to change Minsk and Normandy format negotiations on settlement of situation in Donbas. This was reported by President Petro Poroshenko during the briefing in Washington, broadcast by 112 Ukraine TV channel.
Lutsenko sends request for prosecution of MP Dovgiy to Verkhovna Rada
Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko submitted request for bringing unaffiliated MP Oles Dovgiy to criminal responsibility. Lutsenko reported this on his Facebook page.