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    Searches underway in house of Deputy Chairman of Kyiv regional council
    May24

    Searches underway in house of Deputy Chairman of Kyiv regional council

    The investigators of the Prosecutor General`s Office (PGO) are conducting a search in the house of a deputy head of the Kyiv Regional Council, Mykola Starychenko, the leader of the Radical Party Oleh Liashko wrote on Facebook.”The PGO investigators are conducting a search in the house of Deputy Chairman of the Kyiv Regional Council from the...

    Groysman: government focus remains on structural and systemic reforms
    May24

    Groysman: government focus remains on structural and systemic reforms

    Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman says his government will continue cooperation with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and make every effort to ensure that Ukraine fulfills its commitments, the government`s press service reported.”The Ukrainian government is set to conduct structural and systemic reforms in the country, and we are...

    Ukraine`s ”new Shevchenko” has big boots to fill – Eurosport
    May24

    Ukraine`s ”new Shevchenko” has big boots to fill – Eurosport

    Andriy Shevchenko`s retirement after Euro 2012 left a huge void in Ukrainian football and it has taken time for the younger generation to throw up a new leader, according to Eurosport.Step forward Andriy Yarmolenko, whose 22 goals have established him as the player most likely to fill the role a full decade after he was saddled with the tag of...

    Russia starts competition of military pilots in occupied Crimea
    May24

    Russia starts competition of military pilots in occupied Crimea

    A Su-25M bomber and two Mi- 8AMTSh Terminator helicopters were relocated from the Central Military District of the Russian Federation to the territory of the occupied Crimea to participate in the All-Russian stage of a flight proficiency competition Aviadarts 2016.”To participate [in a competition], flight crews and aircraft were deployed in...

    Ukrainians need to know about tortures prisoners go through in Chechnya – former detainee
    May24

    Ukrainians need to know about tortures prisoners go through in Chechnya – former detainee

    I want Ukrainians to know about the tortures authorities use to get confessions out of prisoners in Chechnya. That is a quote from a letter by Musa Lomaev addressed to the newsroom of TSN (Television Service of News, 1+1 Media), according to Ukraine Today. In May 2004, Lomaev was a young student in Grozny. He was detained, kidnapped and taken in...

    Poroshenko holds telephone conversation in Normandy format
    May24

    Poroshenko holds telephone conversation in Normandy format

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko had a telephone conversation in Normandy format upon his return to Kyiv from his working visit to Istanbul, the president`s press service reports.Poroshenko stressed the deteriorating situation in Donbas, especially the shelling near Avdiyivka, which poses a real obstacle to reaching any progress in a peaceful...

    Reuters: Russian agriculture minister granted entry to France despite sanctions
    May23

    Reuters: Russian agriculture minister granted entry to France despite sanctions

    France granted Russian Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev an entry visa, the ministry said on Monday, even though he is on a European Union list of Russians banned from entering the bloc after Moscow annexed Ukraine`s Crimea peninsula, according to Reuters.It was not immediately clear why France made an exception for the minister, who headed...

    Another Ukrainian bank goes bankrupt
    May23

    Another Ukrainian bank goes bankrupt

    Bank Mykhailivsky has been declared insolvent due to risky deals, according to the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU).The NBU board says it has decided to declare Kyiv-based Bank Mykhailivsky as insolvent because it conducted dubious operations with individual deposits.As the NBU said on its website, Mykhailivsky was designated as a problem bank on...

    Poroshenko: We`ll do everything possible for Savchenko to return in May
    May23

    Poroshenko: We`ll do everything possible for Savchenko to return in May

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that much effort is being made to bring Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko, who was illegally convicted in Russia, back to Ukraine in May.”We will do everything possible for Nadia to return home as soon as possible. I`ll do everything to bring her back this month,” he told journalists in Turkey answering a...

    MP calls on SBU, MFA to declare Gorbachev persona non grata for backing the annexation of Crimea
    May23

    MP calls on SBU, MFA to declare Gorbachev persona non grata for backing the annexation of Crimea

    Member of Parliament, adviser to the Ukrainian interior minister Anton Gerashchenko has lodged a motion with the SBU Security Service of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), asking to refuse entry into Ukraine to former USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev for backing the annexation of Crimea, according to 112.ua. ”I think...

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