: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: News & Summaries

    Ukrainian troops take new positions after counter-attack during battles near Svitlodarsk
    Dec22

    Ukrainian troops take new positions after counter-attack during battles near Svitlodarsk

    Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov has announced that during recent battles near the town of Svitlodarsk the Armed Forces of Ukraine counter-attacked enemy troops, moved forward and took new positions. The new positions ”have become an additional advantage over the enemy in that defense sector,”...

    OSCE Special Representative Sajdik says when ”all-for-all” POW swaps in Donbas possible
    Dec22

    OSCE Special Representative Sajdik says when ”all-for-all” POW swaps in Donbas possible

    Ambassador Martin Sajdik, the Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in Ukraine and in the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) on the implementation of the peace plan in the east of Ukraine, says that before prisoners of war (POW) in Donbas are swapped with the use of the ”all-for-all” formula, both sides should verify their POW...

    Ukraine at Minsk talks insists on disengagement in Debaltseve, occupied by Russian militants
    Dec22

    Ukraine at Minsk talks insists on disengagement in Debaltseve, occupied by Russian militants

    Darka Olifer, the spokesperson for ex-President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma who represents Ukraine in the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) at Minsk peace talks on Donbas, says the Ukrainian side continues insisting that the contact line agreed as of September 19, 2014, should be observed and also demands disengagement of troops and equipment in the...

    Ukraine used as `corruption ATM` for past 23 years, no instant changes expected – Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine
    Dec22

    Ukraine used as `corruption ATM` for past 23 years, no instant changes expected – Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine

    Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine Hughes Mingarelli says that a difficult initial state of the country should be taken into account in assessing the progress of reforms in Ukraine. During the presentation of a Foreign Policy Audit study in Kyiv Wednesday, Mingarelli stressed that he considered the current progress of reforms in Ukraine...

    Russian militants attack Ukraine 33 times in last day
    Dec22

    Russian militants attack Ukraine 33 times in last day

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 33 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters. View map in full size In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers fired artillery systems on the village of Lebedynske, and mortars on the town of...

    Bellingcat presents interactive data map of Russia artillery attacs on Ukraine
    Dec21

    Bellingcat presents interactive data map of Russia artillery attacs on Ukraine

    Bellingcat, an international OSINT community, has presented an interactive data map of Russian artillery attacs on Ukraine in summer 2014. Bellingcat experts have used available satellite images and open sources to analyze hundreds of impact craters left after Russian artillery strikes in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, and spotted hundreds of firing...

    Facebook says government requests for account data rise 27%
    Dec21

    Facebook says government requests for account data rise 27%

    Facebook Inc said on Wednesday that government requests for user account data rose 27% in the first half of 2016 compared to the second half of last year, with U.S. law enforcement agencies topping the list, according to Reuters. Government requests for account data globally rose to 59,229 from 46,710 and more than half contained a non-disclosure...

    Rada lifts pension fee in foreign currency purchases
    Dec21

    Rada lifts pension fee in foreign currency purchases

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on December 20 canceled a 2% pension fee when buying foreign currency by individuals. The provision was included in budget bill No.5132 ”On Amendments to the Tax Code.” The document amends the law ”On a fee for obligatory state pension insurance.” The MPs excluded from the revenues of the general budget fund a fee...

    Ukraine`s chief prosecutor may probe into some provisions of 2017 budget
    Dec21

    Ukraine`s chief prosecutor may probe into some provisions of 2017 budget

    Ukraine`s chief prosecutor Yuriy Lutsenko has announced that his office will analyze some provisions of the national budget for 2017, which was passed by the Verkhovna Rada in the early hours of Wednesday, December 21. ”Unfortunately, what was passed yesterday has some challenges that the Prosecutor General`s Office should deal with. The bill [on...

    Mykhailivsky Bank`s depositors blocking Khreschatyk in Kyiv demand ”bank must return the deposits!”
    Dec21

    Mykhailivsky Bank`s depositors blocking Khreschatyk in Kyiv demand ”bank must return the deposits!”

    About a hundred depositors of the Mykhailivsky Bank have blocked the roadway of Khreshchatyk Street near the Maidan Square, according to an UNIAN correspondent. People do not let driving a single car, and some drivers have to turn back toward the European Square. People are holding flags ”Mykhailivsky Bank: return of deposits!” They are also...

    Page 169 of 1307

    Pin It on Pinterest