News

  • Monday, 24 July
  • Tax cops raid distilleries The tax police under the procedural sector of the Prosecutor-General's Office search #41 distillery. "A large-scale offensive on the underground alcohol market has begun, and searches…
  • Construction shows 25% growth in H1 In the first half of 2017, construction volumes soared by almost a quarter compared to the same period last year, Ukrainian government said in a facebook release on Monday, 24 July…
  • US envoy called Donbas conflict a war Special Representative of the US Department of State for Ukraine Kurt Volker said that Donbas is now "not a frozen conflict, but a hot war." "A few observations that I would make just…
  • Saturday, 22 July
  • The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has arranged for Viktor Ageyev, a Russian serviceman captured in Donbas, to meet his mother on 22 July, SBU chief Vasyl Hrytsak has said. "The…
  • One Ukrainian serviceman killed, two wounded in east One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and one wounded on 21 July after hitting an explosive device in Mayorsk, Donetsk Region, the Defence Ministry's spokesperson for the antiterrorist…
  • Friday, 21 July
  • Russian aggresssion in Donbas took 11 thousand lives, says Poroshenko President Petro Poroshenko said that 11 thousand people have died in Donbas since the beginning of hostilities in 2014. "Only in the last two days, the aggressor killed eight of our…
  • Lukashenka to Ukraine: no aggression from north President of Belarus Alyaksandr Lukashenka has guaranteed to Ukraine security from the north. "Today I once again received the assurance that the territory of the friendly Ukraine…
  • Prosecutor-General Yuriy Lutsenko at a meeting in the city of Dnipro on 21 July said that salaries of prosecutors will be increased by 30 to 70%. He said the salary rise of prosecutors…
  • PGO suspects Motor Sich managers of misappropriating UAH 350mn Ukraine's Prosecutor-General's Office is probing into a criminal scheme by the management of the public joint stock company Motor Sich (Zaporizhzhya) in Zaporizhia. Motor Sich is a…
  • Privatbank appoints temp chief The Supervisory Board of Privatbank on July 20 accepted the resignation of COB Oleksandr Shlapak to replace him with Halyna Pakhachuk, who has served as Shlapak's deputy, industry…
  • Five Ukrainian troops killed, eight wounded in Donbas last day Over the past day, Russia-backed militants on 29 instances shelled the positions of Ukrainian army in the area of the anti-terrorist operation in Donbas. ATO forces on 16 occasions…
  • Thursday, 20 July
  • Cyber police do not rule out repeat massive virus attack The cyber police do not rule out a repeat large-scale virus attack, similar to the one which hit Ukraine's networks on 27 June. Vyacheslav Martsynkevych, senior inspector for special…
  • Eight wounded by blast at army training range Eight servicemen have been wounded by an explosion at the military training range in Cherkaske, Dnipropetrovsk Region, the Southern Region military prosecutor's office has said on…
  • Four ATO troops have been killed in the enemy shelling of Krasnohorivka, and another soldier was killed in the area Novhorodske since the beginning of the day. At about 4 am four…
  • PM pledged extra UAH 1 bn in 2018 budget to support farming The government in the draft state budget for 2018 will provide extra 1 bn hryvnia for a targeted program to support farming, said Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman. "We must create…