Все посты за may 2016

Dutch government backs visa-free regime for Ukraine

In view of Ukraine’s fulfillment of all conditions of the Visa Liberalization Action Plan, the Cabinet of Ministers of the Netherlands has decided to support granting Ukraine a visa-free regime with the EU, UNIAN reports. The relevant decision was taken last Friday

UN Assistant Secretary General visits easternUkraine’s shell-hit Stanytsia Luhanska

Shelling of the urban-style settlement of Stanytsia Luhanska has cut off power supplies to around 30,000 households, and reports on injuries and destruction have not been received so far, Interfax-Ukraine reports. Automatic and anti-tank grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns and small arms

ATO HQ report: occupants made 21 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas

During the past 24 hours, the enemy 21 times opened fire on strongholds of Ukrainian army, according to the report of the ATO HQ spokesman Major Serhiy Zhmurko, Joinfo.ua reports. Russian mercenaries fired 120mm mortars on positions of the ATO forces nearby the villages

NATO Chief: Alliance to raise military presence on eastern flank

"There will be more NATO troops in Poland after the Warsaw summit, to send a clear signal that an attack on Poland will be considered an attack on the whole alliance," Stoltenberg said on May 30 in Warsaw, RFE/RL reports. He added

MP Nadiya Savchenko delivered her first speech in Ukrainian parliament – video

Tuesday morning Nadiya Savchenko spoke from the rostrum of the Ukrainian parliament for the first time since she was elected in 2014 while she was in the Russian jail, and promised not to let MPs forget the Ukrainians held in Russian prisons,

Ukrainian Hanna Rizatdinova wins gold in Rhythmic Gymnastics 2016 World Cup – video

Ukraine’s Hanna Rizatdinova won the gold medal at competitions at the in Rhythmic Gymnastics held in Sophia, Bulgaria, according to Ukraine’s National Olympic Committee, Ukrinform reports. "The result of 18.800 in the exercises with a hoop was victorious for our grace. We

Ukrainian gymnast wins gold, silver at European Championship in Bern – video

Ukrainian gymnast Oleh Verniaiev won gold on the vault and silver on the parallel bars at the 32nd European Championships held in Bern, Switzerland, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to UA Today. The Ukrainian gymnast scored 15,399 for his two attempts on

Nadiya Savchenko’s lawyer calls on Putin to pardon other Ukrainian citizens convicted in Russia

Mark Feygin, a lawyer of Ukrainian pilot and MP Nadiya Savchenko, has written an open letter to the Russian president calling on him to pardon other convicted Ukrainian citizens, Interfax-Ukraine reports. "The circumstances of the Savchenko pardon and her further exchange for

Back to USSR: Former leader of Russia-backed separatists creates movement for unification of Ukraine, Belarus and Russia

Former "Defense Minister" of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) Igor Girkin, nom de guerre Strelkov, has announced the creation of an All-Russia national movement whose task is to unify Ukraine, Belarus and Russia, according to Russia's TV Channel Dozhd, UNIAN

ATO HQ: 3 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 8 wounded in Donbas. Russian-terrorist forces used heavy weapons

On May 29, occupants actively used mortars for shelling on positions of the ATO forces. They fired 220 mortar shells yesterday, said the spokesman of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine for ATO issues Colonel Andriy Lysenko at the briefing in the Information Center of