News

  • Friday, 28 April
  • Brawl outside Russian consulate in Odesa A scuffle has broken out during a protest against the Russian aggression in Odesa, the TSN news studio of One Plus One TV has said. The event was held across the street from the Russian…
  • Luhansk thermal power plant reconnected to Ukraine's grid The Luhansk thermal power plant has been reconnected to the United Energy System of Ukraine by a 110-kW high-voltage line, DTEK Energo's press service has said. The reconnection was…
  • Two Ukrainian troops killed, five wounded in east Two Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and five wounded as a result of 31 attacks by pro-Russian militants in the antiterrorist operation (ATO) area since the start of 28 April…
  • Verification of prisoners began in Donbas The process of verification of prisoners, coordinated by a subgroup of the Humanitarian Tripartite Contact Group in Minsk, began in Donbas, the representative of Ukraine in the TCG…
  • EBRD endorses Lavrenchuk for NBU head The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development stated in favor of the appointment of Bank Aval COB Volodymyr Lavrenchuk to the post of the governor of Ukraine's central bank…
  • RPR: funded pension system has no alternative An expert of the think tank Reanimation Package of Reforms, Pavlo Yankovskyy, believes that Ukraine has no other choice but introduce a funded pension system. "The solidarity system…
  • Government is not to rise USC The Ministry of Social Policy excludes the possibility of raising the size of unified social contribution (USC) in the process of pension reform. "I should not say the decline in USC…
  • Social Policy Ministry mulling uniform pensions rules The Ministry of Social Policy plans setting uniform rules for the assignment of pensions before moving on to a funded system, the deputy minister Mykola Shambir stated at the round…
  • PACE Bureau passes no-confidence motion to Agramunt The Bureau of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) passes no-confidence motion to PACE President Pedro Agramunt and forbade him to take any action on behalf of…
  • 1.5bn dollars of Yanukovych and his cronies confiscated to state budget A Kyiv court confiscated 1.5bn dollars that have been arrested on the accounts of former President Viktor Yanukovych and his entourage, to the state budget, Prosecutor-General Yuriy…
  • ATO fighter killed, four wounded Over the past day, Russia-backed militants have made 53 shelling attacks at the positions of the Ukrainian military in the area of the anti-terrorist operation in Donbas, ATO headquarters…
  • Thursday, 27 April
  • Ex-top official charged with financing of terrorism Former head of the tax police and deputy chief of State Migration Service, Viktor Sheybut is a suspected sponsor of the "DPR", says the head of staff of the Security Service of Ukraine…
  • Court extends ex-fiscal chief's home arrest Kyiv's Solomyanskyy District Court on 27 April ruled to extend the preventive detention for the former head of the State Fiscal Service Roman Nasirov for two months, until June 26…
  • Security Council seeks funding to jam Russian TV in ATO zone The State Service for Special Communication and Information Protection has developed an information protection project that will allow blocking anti-Ukrainian TV and radio broadcasting…
  • EBRD promises Lviv 20m euros in aid to fight waste problem The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development intends to allocate Lviv a sum of up to 20 million euros to solve the problem of garbage disposal, the senior adviser of the EBRD…