Searches in Yandex offices concluded: Company suspected of illegal collection of information
Searches in "Yandex.Ukraine" offices have been completed, according to 112 Ukraine correspondent reporting on the events.
All OSCE SMM offices operate as usual
All the offices of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine operate in a regular manner with certain restrictions, Principal Deputy Chief of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission Alexander Hug has said.
Kyiv might stop railway communication with Russia from July 1
Ukraine plans to suspend the railway communication with Russia from July 1. This was reported by the Kommersant daily with reference to sources close to the government.
Russia's complaints to WTO on Ukrainian sanctions prove effective
The fact that Russia has sent a request to consult with the World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement body over the restrictions imposed by Ukraine against the Russian Federation proves the effectiveness of Kyiv's efforts, Ukrainian Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko has said.
President and his wife attended Knyzhkovyi Arsenal
President Petro Poroshenko and his wife Maryna Poroshenko attended the VII Knyzhkovyi Arsenal International Festival in Kyiv.
Restructured water police unit presented in Kyiv
The new water police unit was presented in Kyiv today. This was reported by the press service of National Police in Kyiv. During the presentation water police officers in cooperation with KORD special police task force unit have conducted special operation on detention of prearranged criminals, who captured river vessel.
Kyiv accuses Donetsk, Luhansk of delaying prisoner exchange
Leonid Kuchma, Ukraine's representative in the Trilateral Contact Group, said he believes a lot of work has been done on the issue of verification of lists for prisoner exchange, but representatives of some areas of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions do everything to delay the process.
President congratulated organizers and hosts of the Eurovision 2017: I am proud that we made this wonderful event. Nobody could stop us
President Petro Poroshenko met with organizers and hosts of the European music contest Eurovision 2017 and congratulated them on a successful completion of the contest.
Ukrainian Prime Minister says Eurovision 2018 should remain in Ukraine
Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman believes that Eurovision 2018 should remain in Ukraine. He wrote this on his Twitter page.
Eurovision-2017: O.Torvald’s song was transcribed into sign language
Song "Time" to be performed by Ukrainian O.Torvald band at Eurovision-2017 song contest was transcribed into sign language. The video was published on the official Youtube page of Saatchi & Saatchi Ukraine advertising agency.
Eurovision 2017: Another ten performers qualify for final show
Another ten of 18 Eurovision contestants made it to the final show of the 62nd European Song Contest in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Shakhtar becomes 10-fold football champion of Ukraine
KYIV. May 8 (Interfax-Ukraine) – Donetsk football club Shakhtar has become the champion of Ukraine in football for the tenth time.
Cabinet raises charter capital of State Fund for Promotion of Youth Housing Construction by UAH 28 mln
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has increased the charter capital of the State Fund for the Promotion of Youth Housing Construction (Kyiv) by UAH 28 million, to UAH 301.355 million.
Eurovision organizers to consider sanctions against Ukraine over Russia entry in June
Eurovision Song Contest Executive Supervisor Jon Ola Sand has announced that the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) will decide whether sanctions against Ukraine over a Russian contestant should be introduced or not after the competition is over.
Donbas war veterans ready to deal roughly with hired hitmen – Bereza
If you see how the veterans will shoot out the hitmen hired by politicians to destabilize political events, like it happened on May 9 in Dnipro, you must know the credit goes to 2014 when Yanukovych and his cronies bussed goons to political meetings in Kyiv, Odesa and Dnipro, independent lawmaker Boryslav Bereza said, speaking on ZIK TV May 10.
Turkey is reliable strategic partner for Ukraine
Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak met with Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Ukraine Yonet Can Tezel in Kyiv on Wednesday, May 10, during which he briefed the diplomat on the current situation in the East of Ukraine, as well as on the progress of reforms in the Ukrainian Defense Ministry.
Russian singer not allowed for Eurovision 2017 performs in occupied Crimea
Russian singer Julia Samoylova appeared in the concert dedicated to the Victory Day as TASS reports.
Amnesty International demand to release those with Communist symbols detained on May 9
Amnesty International’s office in Ukraine demands to release all those detained for using Communist symbols during rallies across Ukraine on May 9. The organization’s press service released respective statement on May 10.
President honored memory of the deceased in the World War II
President Petro Poroshenko took part in the ceremony of honoring memory of the deceased on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of Victory over Nazism.
Yanukovych provided assistance in organizing Victory Day actions in Ukraine, - media
Ex-President Viktor Yanukovych provided financial assistance in organizing actions in honor of the Victory Day in Ukraine. This is stated in the message of the Ukrainian News.
Name of artist opening first semi-final of Eurovision became known
Ukrainian artist MONATIK will be opening first semi-final of Eurovision on May 9, song contest organizers inform.
Eurovision 2017: Almost 4,000 police guard main venue during open rehearsals
Today, on May 8, Eurovision 2017 performers will have the open rehearsals at the International Exhibition Centre in Kyiv – the main venue of the contest. Ukraine’s National Police sent almost 4,000 workers to the IEC to maintain public safety at the time.
Ukraine’s National Bank to release commemorative coin on Eurovision 2017
The National Bank of Ukraine will put a five-hryvnia coin in circulation, dedicated to the 62nd song contest Eurovision, which takes place in Ukraine, the press service of the NBU reported that.
PGO investigating embezzlement of over UAH 4 bln by employees, shareholders of Pivdencombank, Terra Bank
Ukrainian Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) is conducting a pretrial investigation in a criminal case relate to facts of embezzlement of funds in the amount of over UAH 4 billion by employees and shareholders of public joint-stock company Pivdencombank (Donetsk) and public joint-stock company Terra Bank (Kyiv) that resulted in declaring these banks insolvent.
President of Ukraine had a phone call with President of Poland
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a phone conversation with President of Poland Andrzej Duda. The Head of State congratulated the President of Poland on the 226th anniversary of the Constitution of Rzeczpospolita.
Eurovision 2017 entertainment points start working in Kyiv
All the entertainment points prepared for the Eurovision 2017 in Kyiv are opened and now are working. Diana Popova, the Culture Department Director of Kyiv city hall, reported that on Thursday, May 4.
Kyiv fan zones ready to host Eurovision guests
On 30 April, four fan-zones were announced to open for the guests of Eurovision 2017 in Kyiv. “Kyiv” editorial team had a stroll over the major locations to check their state of preparedness and advantages.
42 balloons to fly over Kyiv during Eurovision 2017
The International Balloon Festival called Montgolfieria: The Sky of Kyiv will be held in the capital of Ukraine, during the Eurovision-2017 song contest. This is reported by the organizers.
Eurovision 2017: Rapid response teams of National Guard maintain public order
Fighters of rapid response teams of Ukraine’s National Guard joined the police in Kyiv to maintain public order in the city during Eurovision 2017 in Ukraine. The National Guard’s press service reported that on May 2.
Suspect accused of providing weapons to disperse Maidan released
Rostyslav Zavorotny, one of the defendants in the case of providing weapons to "titushky" during the events of the Revolution of Dignity, was released from the Lukyanivka prison in Kyiv today, Channel 5 reports.