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  • Scoop of the weekend: Easter holidays in Ukraine Easter Orthodox Christians and Greek Catholics in Ukraine marked Easter on 2 May. Over 740,000 citizens took part in night and morning services in over 12,000 churches, the National…
  • Scoop of the day: Ukraine's population below 42 million Population The population in Ukraine has decreased by 231,600 since the beginning of the year, down to 41,670,800 on 1 November 2020, Interfax-Ukraine has quoted the State Statistics…
  • Police in Odesa steal from office with blind staff In Odesa, police have searched the office of a company employing blind people and stole some of their belongings, according to the regional police website. Surveillance footage was…
  • Three people got killed as a result of the fire which broke out in a residential building in Odesa’s Suvorovskyy district on the morning of 3 February, the State Emergencies Service…
  • NABU raids Odesa TV channel Detectives of the National Anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine has searched the office of the Odesa-based TV channel Dumskaya. According to the channel staff, the investigative actions…
  • Third victim's body recovered from Odesa fire debris Rescuers have recovered another dead woman's body from under the debris of the Odesa business, law and HoReCa college which was wrecked by fire on 4 December, according to the local…
  • One killed, 28 injured in Odesa college inferno A 17-year-old student died as a result of the fire which broke out in the Odesa business, law and HoReCa college on 4 December. According to the local news website Dumskaya, as of…
  • Ukrainian group of companies Infomir became a partner of Google Tech giant Google and Infomir from Odesa have become global partners. Company Set-top boxes have passed all stages of testing for compliance with the Android TV platform. This was…
  • State Bureau of Investigation opens case against ex-speaker In late August, the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) opened a criminal case over the "creation and coordination by Andriy Parubiy of civil armed groups to stage mass riots in Odesa…
  • Eight die in Odesa hotel fire Eight people were found dead and at least a dozen were hospitalized after a fire broke out in one of Odesa's affordable hotels, Tokyo Star in the early hours of 17 August. It took…
  • On 30 July, detectives of the National Anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) detained the former first deputy chief of the Odesa regional police, Kostyanyn Heyko. Heyko is mentioned…
  • Nurse, five patients killed in Odesa mental health clinic fire A nurse and five patients were killed in a fire which broke out in an Odessa mental health facility on the evening of 10 June. There were 51 people in the building, including three…
  • Cabinet approves dismissal of Odesa, Kherson governors The Cabinet of Ministers had approved the president's draft decree on the dismissal of the head of the Odesa regional state administration, Maksym Stepanov, Energy and Coal Industry…
  • Pipeline break leaves 600,000 in Odesa without water Around 600,000 residents of Odesa have been left without central water supply due to repairs at a faulty local pipeline, the city council has said. Two pumping stations (main and…
  • Activists clash with police in Odesa over park construction People protesting against the urban development of a park in Odesa have clashed with police. Three activists – the leader of the Odesa branch of the Avtomaydan movement, Vitaliy Ustymenko…