Materials on 13 January 2017 year

  • ATO HQ reports 78 attacks last day Over the past day, 12 January, the Russia-backed militant forces waged 78 attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas. Three Ukrainian servicemen were wounded, the ATO headquarters reported…
  • NBU: hryvnya dive due to seasonal factor The central bank said on Friday, 13 January, that the decline in the hryvnya rate in recent weeks was due to a seasonal decline in business activity. "The lower supply of currency…
  • Ukraine exhausts EU honey export quota in days Ukraine within a few days of 2017 has completely exhausted the 5,200-ton quota for the exports of honey to the European Union, Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food for European…
  • Germany invites Russian minister despite travel ban - DW The German government resorted to a diplomatic trick to circumvent the sanctions banning Russian Agriculture Minister Aleksandr Tkachev from travelling to the EU. The Ministry of Foreign…
  • Japan gives Ukrainian border guards medical equipment The government of Japan gave the Central Clinical Hospital of the State Border Service of Ukraine state-of-the-art medical equipment worth 22.5mn hryvnya, presidential press service…
  • Biden's visit to Ukraine deferred until 16 Jan US Vice President Joseph Biden postponed his visit to Ukraine from 15 to 16 January, Ukrainian News reported 13 January, citing a source in the diplomatic circles of Ukraine. Last…
  • Police complete probe into Knyazhychi shootout The National Police completed an internal investigation and is ready to bring disciplinary proceedings against police officers found guilty in a shootout in Knyazhychi, Kyiv Region…
  • On Friday, January 13, around 11 am the Twitter account of Ukrainian publication ZN.ua was hacked. The hackers immediately posted a twit in which President Petro Poroshenko, Prime…
  • Separatists hand over three Ukrainian marines' bodies Pro-Russian militants have handed over to Ukraine the bodies of three servicemen who went missing near the line of contact in the Mariupol sector on 8 January, the ATO press centre…