Materials on 27 January 2017 year

  • Two troops killed in Donbas on Thursday Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed over the past day, 26 January, in the zone of military operations in Donbas. ATO headquarters reported 63 cases of shelling by the Russian-occupation…
  • Regulator shuts Fortuna bank The National Bank of Ukraine on January 26 declared Kyiv-based Fortuna-bank as insolvent. The NBU said in a release Friday that the bank proved unable to provide a positive value of…
  • An LB.ua reporter has spotted freight trains that headed to the occupied territories of Donetsk Region. In particular, on January 25 in the area of Verhnyotoretske the reporter took…
  • Ashes of Oleksandr Oles brought to Kyiv The urn with the ashes of Ukrainian writer Oleksandr Oles and his wife was brought to Kyiv on Friday, Interfax-Ukraine reported with a reference to foreign ministry. Later in the day…
  • On 27 January at Kyiv's St. Michael's Square, the International Charitable Foundation Caritas Ukraine together with the Embassy of Canada and the Ukrainian-Canadian Congress handed…
  • Premier says Lviv spent 100m to drive waste away The Lviv authorities have spent about 100m hryvnyas to send its waste to other regions, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has said. He is in the city for a regional commission on…
  • The acting Minister of Health Ulana Suprun says that police authorities put pressure on the ministry after the transfer of medical procurement to international organizations. "On…
  • President's ally said being treated for mercury poisoning MP Ihor Kononenko, a member of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc faction and the president's close ally, is being treated for mercury poisoning, LB.ua executive editor Sonya Koshkina has said…
  • Ukraine's reform index shows their absence for first time The reform monitoring index (RMI) calculated by a group of VoxUkraine economists for the past two years has for the first time sank to zero. From 9 to 22 January, Ukraine did not…
  • First Luhansk militant leader dead The first chieftain of the self-proclaimed Luhansk people's republic (LPR), Valeriy Bolotov, 47, has said, former Donetsk militant leader Oleksandr Boroday has told RBC. The news was…