Materials on 12 January 2017 year

  • ATO trooper killed, four wounded in Donbas last night On Wednesday, 11 January, one Ukrainian soldier was killed and four others were wounded in combat in Donbas. Also, one soldier injured, the ATO headquarters reported 12 January. The…
  • Gas-extracting holding Burisma announced the closure of all legal and judicial actions in Ukraine against the president of the holding Mykola Zlochivskyy and operating companies in…
  • Biden to visit Ukraine on 15 January President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko will hold a bilateral meeting with US Vice President Joseph Biden on 15 January in the framework of his visit to Ukraine, the presidential press…
  • Freezing conditions kill 40 people in Ukraine Severe frosts in Ukraine caused the death of 40 people, an official of the Ministry of Health, Tetyana Tymoshenko, said on 12 January. Of these 40 cases, three people died in medical…
  • Ukraine bans liberal Russian TV channel The National Council for Television and Radio Broadcasting has obliged Ukrainian cable TV providers within a month to stop the rebroadcasting of Russian television channel Rain (Dohzd…
  • Three missing Ukrainian marines dead - family Three servicemen who went missing along the line of contact in the Mariupol sector on 8 January are dead, TSN.ua has quoted a cousin of one of them as saying. According to the man…
  • Finance Ministry against reinstatement of tax police The Ministry of Finance is not planning to reinstate the tax police that has been abolished in December due to a technical error in the bill amending tax code. Instead, the ministry…
  • French Engie starts gas supplies to Ukraine On 1 January, French company Engie started gas supplies to Ukraine, Ukrtransgaz said Thusday, 12 January. The delivery volumes are low at 0.4mn cu m a day. The import of gas is carried…
  • Flu claims 18 lives Since the beginning of the epidemic season (3 October) 18 deaths related to the flu were recorded in Ukraine, the head of the flu and SARS department in Ukrainian Center for Disease…
  • Eight active members of senior management of the National Police will take part in an advisory competition to select a new police chief, a member of the competition committee Yevhen…
  • Three Ukrainian troops wounded in east Since the beginning of the day, pro-Russian militants have launched 38 attacks on the positions of Ukrainian servicemen in all sectors of the antiterrorist operation (ATO) area in…
  • IMF to discuss Ukraine in coming weeks The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will consider the next disbursement to Ukraine under the Extended Fund Facility programme in the coming weeks, the director of the IMF communications…