The public debt of Ukraine has exceeded two trillion hryvnia, Chairman of the State Treasury Service Tatyana Slyuz announced during the annual public report. The text of the report is available on the official website of the department.
Kiev may start the new military operation in Donbass without ceasing “antiterrorist” one, reports the officer of Ukrainian General Staff’s Legal Affairs Directorate, Yuri Bobrov.
He called on to distinguish notions of “antiterrorist” operation and military one, which is presupposed by the Donbass reintegration law.
The Polish border guards began to ask Ukrainians, planning to obtain the right to reside in Poland, about their attitude to Stepan Bandera and the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists – Ukrainian Insurgent Army (OUN-UPA). This is reported by the newspaper Rzeczpospolita with reference to the television channel Superstacja.
At the former Soviet Yavorov testing ground, 30 km away from Lvov, American instructors train soldiers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in accordance with NATO standards, the Swiss edition of Le Temps reports.
The heads and editors of the leading Ukrainian media called on Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and the diplomatic missions of European countries and the United States to stop the destruction of freedom of speech in the country. The corresponding appeal was published on Saturday on the website of the Era-Media group.
Ukraine will not pay for deliveries from the US of anti-tank missiles and rocket launchers Javelin. This was reported by member of the Verkhovna Rada's Popular Front Dmitry Tymchyuk on his Facebook page.
Pyotr Poroshenko has approved the provision on the Special Operations Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the very provision is classified, says the text of the President’s decree published on his website on Saturday.
Leader of the Public Movement "Ukrainian Choice – People's Right" Viktor Medvedchuk, commenting on the situation involving nationalists' attack on the building of the Russian state agency for communications with fellow-countrymen abroad [Rossotrudnichestvo], as well as rampages of banks, argues that the Ukrainian authorities are clearly collaborating with the radicals.
Ukraine’s Myrotvorets (Peacemaker) website violates the right to privacy and the presumption of innocence, Benjamin Moreau, the deputy head of the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission, said on Friday during panel discussion titled "Threats to Freedom of Speech in Ukraine" held by Ukraine’s National Union of Journalists and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) in Ki
The Verkhovna Rada member Victor Baloga predicted Ukraine is to fall apart in the nearest future because of the country’s government policy.
Ukraine needs to start selling state-owned enterprises. This was stated by the head of the IMF mission in Ukraine Ron Van Rooden at a meeting with Verkhovna Rada Speaker Andrey Parubiy.
The IMF believes that the sale of state enterprises will strengthen the economy of Ukraine and improve the situation with corruption.
The ubiquitous spread of corruption in Ukraine also seized the defense sector of the country "and is now wrecking" the Ukrainian Armed Forces, stated an article in The New York Times.
Traffic and electricity supply may be stopped due to a sharp deterioration in weather conditions in Ukraine, the Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure reported.
Thus, in the coming days active cyclones will come to Ukraine, which will significantly complicate the weather conditions. Heavy snowfalls are expected.
"Puppet Ukrainian authorities" in foreign and domestic policy do not take a single strategic decision without agreement with Washington, said the leader of the Ukrainian Choice - People's Right public movement, Viktor Medvedchuk.
He noted that as a result, Ukraine has "turned into a colony" of the United States and fulfills all its instructions.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday, that he expected the first shipment of new weapons from the US in the next few weeks, Reuters reports.