Ukraine

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 17:00

The tendency towards kidnapping people by law enforcers has increased in Ukraine. This is stated in a new UN report on human rights in Ukraine.

The report covers the period from November 16, 2017 to February 15, 2018.

In 2017, Ukraine again increased the tendency to kidnap people and forcing confessions.

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 16:22

The Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People based in Ukraine intends to "do everything" to impede the movement of traffic along the Crimean bridge, said one of the leaders of the organization, the initiator of the peninsula's blockade Lenur Islyamov.

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 12:40

Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko thanked the US for the support of budget’s project 2018, which presupposes allocation of 620 million dollars of help to Ukraine.

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 11:25

A court in Kiev has left the deputy of the Verkhovna Rada, Nadiya [Nadezhda] Savchenko in custody through to May 28, 2018, citing the totality of offenses aportioned to her.

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 20:12

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Pavel Klimkin, announced his intention to carry out a joint visit to Donbass with the heads of the foreign policy departments of France and Germany, Jean-Yves Le Dren and Haiko Maas. 

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 12:34

Ukrainian government tried to justify atrocities of president Poroshenko and his faction in Donbass by adopting the “reintegration law”, reports the presiding judge of the Ukrainian People’s Tribunal, Donetsk lawyer, Elena Shishkina.

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 08:45

The European Parliament may once again demand the release of Nadezhda Savchenko, this time from Ukrainian jail, its President Antonio Tajani said in reply to a TASS query at a news conference in Brussels on Thursday.

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 19:00

Yesterday, Ukrainian president Pyotr Poroshenko signed a decree that tightens control over Russian citizens travelling to Ukraine.

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 16:20

Ukrainian MP Nadezhda Savchenko has been detained in Kiev. Earlier in the day the Ukrainian parliament has upheld three requests from Prosecutor-General Yuri Lutsenko for the indictment of parliament member Nadezhda Savchenko and for her detention and arrest, reports TASS.

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 15:57

A Verkhovna Rada deputy, Nadezhda Savchenko, accused the Kiev authorities of corruption schemes of trade in the military operation zone in Donbass. She said this at a briefing in Kiev on Tuesday, March 21.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 16:32

The government of Ukraine terminated the Programne of Economic Cooperation with Russia. The corresponding decision was made at a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday.

The decision to sever the Programme was adopted without discussion. Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman informed on its adoption.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 15:22

2018

On March 17, Ukraine expelled journalist of the Russian TV channel Russia-24 Natalia Goncharova and banned her entry for three years. According to the intelligence service, in early March, the journalist produced four videos that "distorted the situation in Ukraine."

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 11:35

In the industrial zone of Zaporozhye in an abandoned warehouse, the law enforcement officers found tons of medical waste and human remains. According to the Ukrainian media, people found the warehouse by an unpleasant smell, which spread even despite the minus temperature.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 19:55

Ukrainian president Pyotr Poroshenko claimed Qatar is ready to supply Ukraine with liquefied gas.

Presently Poroshenko is in the business trip in Qatar.

“We had a deal that Qatar is ready to supply Ukraine with liquefied gas,” said Poroshenko.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 16:20

As follows from the survey of the sociological group "Rating", 92% of Ukrainian citizens assess the situation in the country as critical or tense, and at the same time there is growing disappointment – 59% are convinced that the country needs radical changes, but only 5% believe that their life will improve.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 15:54

Poetess Yevgeniya Bilchenko, who was an active participant in the protest on the Maidan, repented for the events of 2014 and asked forgiveness from Odessa and Donbass. This is stated in a statement on her website.

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