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.
Poroshenko responds to reports on Ukraine’s alleged involvement in DPRK’s missile success
Following reports hinting at a Ukrainian trace in deliveries of missile engines to North Korea, President Petro Poroshenko instructed the authorities to launch immediately a thorough and comprehensive investigation, according to a posting on the president’s Facebook page.
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.
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.
Independence Day in Ukraine: plan of celebration
The Ukrainian government has confirmed the plan of celebrating the 26th Independence Day of Ukraine, as the government press service informs.
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.
Russia, North Korea get more and more alike, - Ukraine’s National Security Council
The regimes in Russia and North Korea look more and more like each other; and the whole world begins to realize that. Oleksandr Turchynov, the secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, said this commenting on the most recently approved U.S. sanctions.
Vandals desecrate memorial site for Donbas veterans in Dnipro city
The Alley of Memory in Dnipro (southeastern Ukraine) took damage from vandals as they ripped off the photos of the deceased Donbas veterans on Friday night.
Ukraine investigates cases on 46 Russian high officials
Ukraine’s General Prosecutor’s Office investigates cases against 46 high-ranking officials of Russian Federation for leading an aggressive war against Ukraine and other grave crimes, reports Interfax-Ukraine.
Ukraine hosts international naval drills in Black Sea
Naval ships of NATO member countries and Ukraine take part in the PASSEX, NATO-level exercise, which is conducted in the Black Sea waters. The press service of the Ukrainian Navy reported that on Facebook.
Bird’s eye view of Dnipro together with presented the video about the history of Dnipro, former Dnipropetrovsk.
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.