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Scoop of the weekend: Ukrainian soldier adbducted from Chonhar

Scoop of the weekend: Ukrainian soldier adbducted from Chonhar


Volyn, Donetsk, Lviv, Rivne and Chernivtsi regions and Kyiv are not ready to further easy quarantine restrictions because their infection rates are above the required minimums, according to the Health Ministry.

There have been a total of 23,672 confirmed Covid-19 cases, including 468 new cases registered over the day.


A Ukrainian serviceman was abducted from an observation post at the administrative border with Crimea near Chonhar on 30 May, the Ukrainian Armed Forces have said. There were traces of fight at the site. The serviceman is a member of the 95th airborne brigade, Yevhen Dobrynskyy.

Hungarian border

Bus drivers briefly blocked the Tysa checkpoint on the Hungarian border, protesting against additional checks. Border guards said that the drivers were transporting undeclared parcels.

President's income

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has declared 28.6m hryvnyas of income in 2019.


A court has arrested 13 participants in the 29 May Brovary shootout for 60 days. By 31 May, police have detained 30 persons involved in the brawl, 23 of them were declared suspects. Three people were injured during the shootout between various groups for control over passenger transport services.

Kyiv's Pecherskyy district court has obliged the Prosecutor-General's Office to open a criminal case on possible high treason with regard to the 10 March trip to Moscow by six MPs of the Opposition Platform-For Life faction. These were Viktor Medvedchuk, Vadym Rabynovych, Taras Kozak, Oleksandr Koltunovych, Renat Kuzmin and Tetyana Plachkova.

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