Materials on 26 October 2017 year

  • MP Mosiychuk's guard reported killed by blast in Kyiv One person was killed by a blast outside the office of Espreso TV in Kyiv, local police spokesperson Oksana Blyshchyk has said. "According to preliminary reports, emergencies picked…
  • One ATO trooper wounded last day Over the past day, illegal armed groups in Donbas 15 times violated the ceasefire agreement. Ukrainian forces on nina occasions returned fire. One Ukrainian serviceman was wounded…
  • Saakashvili called for new rally near Rada Leader of the Movement of New Forces Mikheil Saakashvili called on his supporters to gather on October 29 for a Viche (rally) in front of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in Kyiv. At…
  • Kyiv explosion qualified as terrorist act Photo: Serhiy Nuzhnenko After the Wednesday night bomb blast in Kyiv' Solomyansky district that wounded four and killed one passer-by, the law enforcers commenced a criminal investigation…
  • Yanukovych trial adjourned for five weeks Kyiv's Obolonsky district court that considers the case of the former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych in absentia, adjourned the session until 4 December, judge Vladyslav Devyatko…
  • Central bank no longer expects IMF tranche this year The National Bank of Ukraine no longer counts on receiving the fifth tranche of the International Monetary Fund this year, the NBU said in a statement on Thursday, 26 October. "The…
  • Inflation forecast worsened to 12.2%, NBU rate up The National Bank decided to raise from October 27, 2017, the monetary policy rate from 12.5% to 13.5%. This step was triggered by high inflation rates that exceed the trajectory…
  • PACE president calls on Russia to lift ban on Mejlis President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe Stella Kyriakides called on Russia to lift the ban of the Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people. In a statement on the PACE…
  • Rinat Akhmetov still wealthiest Ukrainian – rating System Capital Management Group owner RInat Akhmetov is Ukraine's wealthiest businessman with 6.8bn dollars, according to a rating by the Novoye Vremya magazine and the Dragon Capital…
  • Pereyaslav-Khmelnytskyy votes to restore historical name The city council of Pereyaslav-Khmelnytskyy, a city of 30,000 in central Ukraine, has decided to restore its historical name Pereyaslav. The city council will refer the issue up with…