News

  • Monday, 29 May
  • Vice PM lambastes Cabinet's draft pension reform The Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Rozenko believes that the draft pension reform, unveiled on 17 May by Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, needs serious amendment. "We all see…
  • Tycoons sue NBU, Privatbank, finance ministry Triantal Investments, a Cyprus-based company owned by Ukrainian businessmen Ihor Kolomoyskyy and Henadiy Boholyubov, filed two lawsuits on May 22 with the Kyiv Regional Administrative…
  • SBU raids Yandex.Ukraine offices The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) conducts searches in the Kyiv and Odesa offices of the company Yandex.Ukraine, Yandex spokeswoman Asya Melkumova told AIN.UA. "We do not yet…
  • Transport minister: hike in rail tariffs must be agreed with big business The revenues from the rail freight tariff increase by Ukrzaliznytsia, the national railway operator, should not dissolve into the thin air the way it was the case last year. Any increase…
  • Washington Post: US intends to restart talks on Ukraine The administration of the US President Donald Trump plans to get more heavily involved in resolving the crisis in Ukraine, the Washington Post states, Washington Post' Josh Rogin…
  • Seven ATO troops wounded on Sunday On Sunday, May 28, seven soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were wounded in Donbas hostilities. During the day, Russian-backed terrorist groups 48 times opened fire on the positions…
  • Saturday, 27 May
  • Six hurt as trains collide in Khmelnytskyy Region A freight train and a passenger train have collided at the Nihyn station in Kamyanets-Podilskyy District of Khmelnytskyy Region. Six people, including three children, were injured…
  • Zbigniew Brzezinski dies Zbigniew Brzezinski, the hawkish strategic theorist who was national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter during the Iran hostage crisis and the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan…
  • Friday, 26 May
  • MP settles 38mn tax debt Verkhovna Rada deputy Henadiy Bobov (Renaissance) reported having paid about 38mn hryvnia in back taxes after the Prosecutor General's Office asked the parliament to strip him of immunity…
  • Polish top manager does not mind staying with Ukrzaliznytsya The COB of Ukrainian state-owned railway operator, Ukrzaliznytsia, is ready to extend the contract with the Cabinet of Ministers, which expires in early June. "The contract expires…
  • The National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) conducts searches in the offices of the District Administrative Court of Kyiv, the court's spokesman judge Bohdan Sanin wrote on Facebook…
  • IMF mission head stresses importance of pension and land reforms The mission of the International Monetary Fund, which was in Ukraine since May 16 to begin discussion of the allocation of the fifth tranche under the EFF credit program, completed…
  • Five ATO troops wounded last day The situation in the area of the antiterrorist operation in Donbas shows signs of escalation in certain sections along the contact line, the press center of the ATO said in a release…
  • Dutch Senate to support Ukraine-EU Association Agreement – Rutte The Netherlands' Senate (upper house of parliament) on May 30 will support the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union, after which the government will be able…
  • Avakov explains on Nasirov's role in former tax officials' case Interior Minister Arsen Avakov commented on the statement of chief military prosecutor Anatoliy Matios who praised the role of the dismissed and arrested head of the fiscal service…