Materials on 1 June 2017 year

  • 2018 FIFA World Cup: Oh, sport! You are… what?
    Aleksandr Zhelenin
    A year before the 2018 World Football Cup, its hosting by Russia is still in question. Rather, there are more questions than answers about it. On the surface, there are obvious facts…
  • Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas Despite the earlier reached cease-fire agreements, there were 35 instances of the use of weapons by militants recorded in the area of the anti-terrorist operation in Donbas, including…
  • Mail.Ru Group shuts Ukrainian business Russian Mail.Ru Group intends to close the representation in Ukraine over imposed sanctions, Mail.Ru Group CEO Boris Dobrodeyev told the Russian edition of Kommersant. "The representation…
  • Chief prosecutor talks to Sonya Koshkina The beginning of the trial of former President Viktor Yanukovych, the transfer of the Olesya Buzyna case to court, the prosecution of deputies for tax evasion, the requirement to strip…
  • EU increased quotas on some agricultural exports from Ukraine The European Parliament on Thursday, 1 June supported the proposal of the European Commission to increase tariff quotas for honey, corn, barley, oats, cereals and processed grains…
  • Ukraine to seek seizure of Gazprom's assets abroad Ukraine will ask foreign states to arrest the property of the Russian Gazprom in order to exact 172 bn hryvnia anti-monopoly fine. "We have developed absolutely legal mechanisms for…
  • EU launches program to support graft combat in Ukraine The Anti-Corruption Initiative of the European Union (EUACI) with a total budget of 15.84mn euros, designed for three years, took off in Ukraine. The EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood…
  • Two men were wounded as a result of a shootout which took place in Kyiv’s Kyrylivska Street at 4.49 p.m. Kyiv time, the capital police have said on Facebook.One of the victims is Adam…
  • Canada’s Governor-general David Johnston has signed the free trade agreement with Ukraine, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has said. “New horizons for bilateral trade once…