Section: Main news

      Russia releases Ukrainian journalist
      Jul30

      Russia releases Ukrainian journalist

      Russia has released a journalist of the Ukrainian 1+1 television channel, Yevhen Aharkov, who was held in a migration detention center 169 kilometers from Voronezh for almost two weeks and was accused of illegal journalistic activity. He returns home and is already in Ukraine, tsn.ua reported. “I feel good, alive and well, going home. I...

      Ukraine will not stop fighting for Crimea – Klimkin
      Jul30

      Ukraine will not stop fighting for Crimea – Klimkin

      Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said Ukraine will not stop fighting for Crimea. He said this within the framework of the Atlantic Council, Hromadske TV informs. “Annexation and occupation of Crimea have been forgotten by many. I want to say that Crimea was, is and will be Ukrainian. We will not stop fighting for Crimea,” the Minister stressed. He...

      United States expands sanctions against Russia
      Jul30

      United States expands sanctions against Russia

      The United States has adopted sanctions against three more Russian banks – VTB, Bank of Moscow and Russian Agricultural Bank, as well as the United Shipbuilding Corporation, a Ukrinform correspondent has reported, with reference to the website of the U.S. Treasury Department. The sanctions on the three banks prohibit U.S. citizens or...

      Contact group on Donbas will meet in Minsk tomorrow
      Jul30

      Contact group on Donbas will meet in Minsk tomorrow

      President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko approached President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko requesting to promote holding of a meeting of the tripartite contact group on settlement of the situation in Donbas in Minsk July 31. Participating in the meeting, in particular, will be Second President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma, Russian Ambassador to...

      Ukrainian military liberate Avdiyivka
      Jul30

      Ukrainian military liberate Avdiyivka

      The Ukrainian Army completely took control over Avdiyivka, Donetsk region, July 29. The ATO press center writes on Facebook. “Yesterday, July 29, the town of Avdiyivka, Donetsk region, was released from Russian mercenaries,” the headquarters informs. In addition, the ATO forces launched a sweep of Ilovaisk and Pervomaisk. lk...

      Seventeen Ukrainian servicemen freed from captivity in Horlivka – Poroshenko
      Jul30

      Seventeen Ukrainian servicemen freed from captivity in Horlivka – Poroshenko

      Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has met with the mothers and wives of the Ukrainian military who were held captive by militants in the town of Horlivka, the presidential press service has reported. Seventeen hostages were released during a successful operation, and they arrived in Kyiv on July 29. Informing the women about happy news,...

      Justice Ministry says lustration of judges failed by MPs
      Jul29

      Justice Ministry says lustration of judges failed by MPs

      The law on return of confidence in the judicial system does not work as the parliament approved a “light version” of this document. This opinion was expressed by Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko at a press conference, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “The Justice Ministry by submitting the bill to the parliament provided a full...

      Donetsk residents watch TV Channel 5 again
      Jul29

      Donetsk residents watch TV Channel 5 again

      The TV Channel 5 started broadcasting in Donetsk again. The press service of the National Council of Ukraine on Television and Radio Broadcasting informs. “Thanks to incredible efforts of the television information sphere specialists, the TV Channel 5 resumed broadcasting in Donetsk today,” a report says. To remind, July 15, the information...

      Donetsk orphans arrive alive and unharmed – Lutkovska
      Jul29

      Donetsk orphans arrive alive and unharmed – Lutkovska

      No live ordnance hit the bus carrying the orphans from the Donetsk orphanage to Mariupol. All children are alive and unharmed. Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Valeria Lutkovska told a news conference on Tuesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Yes, indeed, there was the firing of the bus, but not focused on that bus, and the...

      UAH 609,000 will be paid to families of deceased ATO servicemen
      Jul29

      UAH 609,000 will be paid to families of deceased ATO servicemen

      The state strengthened social protection of servicemen, mobilized to the ATO zone, and members of their families. In particular, payment of one-time allowance will be increased to families of deceased servicemen. Head of the department for military and social work of the Main Personnel Department of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Colonel Vitaliy...