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The High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, will visit Ukraine on March 11-12, a diplomatic source told Interfax-Ukraine. "Mogherini will be in Kyiv on a working visit on March 11-12," the source said on Monday. In Kyiv she is scheduled to hold several ...
A police vehicle that was part of the Ukrainian president's motorcade hit an elderly man at the corner of Instytutska and Shovkovychna Streets in the center of Kyiv March 6. The police told Obozrevatel news outlet that a Volkswagen police sedan hit a pedestrian who ignored a traffic controller's prohibiting ...

The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Ukrainian authorities to investigate claims that police attacked Journalists covering a protest in Kyiv, and to ensure the safety of the press. At least two journalists were injured in Kyiv on March 3 when police dispersed a protest camp outside parliament, ...
The victim died on the way to a hospital after losing a lot of blood. espreso.tv. A knife-wielding attacker, who is yet to be identified, stabbed a man to death in a backyard of a residential building just blocks away from Government headquarters downtown Kyiv. The incident occurred at 30 Lyuteranska Street, ...
As he nosed his car down a quiet street on the industrial outskirts of Kiev, he noted the tableau of blight: grim warehouses, hulking Soviet-era apartments. In recent weeks, he'd begun adjusting to life in the city, to life far from the battlefield. But he still carried a soldier's sense of unease. Something out here ...
Ukraine has accused Russia of "blackmail" and urged European states to reconsider future energy deals with Moscow as a new gas dispute fuelled fears of supply disruption among Eu states. Russian energy giant Gazprom scrapped plans to restart gas flow to Ukraine last week, after the Stockholm ...

New York, March 5, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Ukrainian authorities to investigate claims that police attacked Journalists covering a protest in Kiev, and to ensure the safety of the press. At least two journalists were injured in Kiev on March 3 when police dispersed a protest ...
A commemorative plaque and a bust of Lesya Ukrainka, one of Ukrainian literature's foremost writers best known for her poems and plays, were cut off from a facade of a corresponding house-museum in Kyiv over the weekend. The bust and commemorative plaque made of bronze were installed on 97 ...
Riot police try to destroy a tent camp installed by activists of the Movement of New Forces, the political party led by Mikheil Saakashvili, as protesters fire tires in Kiev, Ukraine early Saturday, March 3, 2018. Protesters demand President Petro Poroshenko's impeachment. (AP Photo/Serhii Nuzhnenko) The ...
A masked activist holds a placard reading "Stop violence against sex workers" during a sex workers rally front of the Cabinet of the Ministers in Kyiv on ... sex workers in Ukraine, rallied in the government quarter in Kyiv on March 1 to claim their social rights and demand the decriminalization of prostitution.
... of snow removal equipment and 32 special teams of Kyivavtodor were involved in cleaning of the streets and roads of the capital from snow. At present, the work on cleaning Kyiv from snow continues and the municipal corporation Kyivavtodor is getting ready for the next wave of snowfall expected tonight.
Kyiv has faced a real transport collapse on the first day of spring as seven-point traffic jams and numerous accidents are observed. The snowfall suspended public transportation, and people had to walk. dtp.kiev.ua. It was decided to cancel classes at Kyiv's schools on March 2-3 due to difficult weather ...
The Kennan Institute, a think tank dedicated to the study of post-Soviet countries, will close its Kyiv office after a scandal erupted in Ukraine over its decision to fire country director Kateryna Smagliy. The Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars, of which Kennan is regional program, announced the news in a ...
What happens in this new Kyiv hotel, stays in this hotel. Cherry Twins, a hotel built especially to have sex in, has eight themed rooms with different designs and toys, and its owners promise full confidentiality. The so-called love hotel officially opens on March 17, but is already taking bookings. While popular ...
Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has called for "direct peace talks" between Kyiv and Russia-backed separatists in Ukraine's east to end a conflict that has killed more than 10,300 people since April 2014. At a press conference in Moscow on March 2, Yanukovych vowed to ask the European ...
Kyiv Commercial Court of Appeal has returned to state ownership the early 19th-century Hostynniy Dvir building in central Kyiv, taking it from a private company linked to a loyalist of the ousted former Ukrainian president, Viktor Yanukovych. Activists hailed the move, saying it would help to save the now ...
The rally near the Kyiv's Appeal Court building, February 5, 2018. Photo courtesy of the author.In late January, Kyiv's police service received an distressing call - there had been arson attack at the Church of Tithes, located near the city's landmark Andriyivsky descent. Two local architects, Oleksandr Gorban ...

FC Dynamo Kyiv's players pose before the UEFA Europa League Group B football match between FC Dynamo Kyiv and KF Skenderbeu at the Olimpiyskyi Stadium in Kyiv on Sept. 14, 2017. Photo by AFP ... Dynamo Kyiv will take on Italy's Lazio in the last 16 of the UEFA Europa League. The draw for the ...
Moscow, February 24. /TASS/. The Ukrainian law, which comes into force on Saturday, on reintegration of Donbass confirms that Kiev wants to settle the conflict in south-east by force only, Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Saturday. "On February 24, 2018, the scandalous law on the so-called ...
The system, expected to cost over $3 billion, not counting rolling stock, is expected to come online in the next 3-5 years, if Kiev's optimistic timeline is to be believed. But not everyone has been so optimistic. Ukrainian social users rushed to comment on the proposed Ukrainian take on Elon Musk's futuristic ...
The indictment against the kidnapper of a two-month-old child in Kyiv has been sent to the city's Obolonsky District Court, the press service of the Kyiv prosecutor's Office has reported. "Kyiv Prosecutor's Office No. 5 has completed the pre-trial investigation and sent to court the indictment against a ...
Reno Domenico, CEO of Sterling Business school in Kyiv, is with three of the five recent graduates in the "Six Sigma" program. The five graduates are: Kateryna Konashchuk, Nataliia Bondarchuk, Kseniia Khanikian, Oleg Narizhny, and Sergiy Bulavin. Photo by Picasa. Popular on social media.
Porto opened in Kyiv more than 10 years ago, but went through a big reconstruction in 2016. The restaurant has two sections: one for pan-Asian cuisine, including wok noodles with seafood, and the second with more glamorous atmosphere and the best dishes from the old menu. The place also has an ...
Kyiv City Council has allocated Hr 25 million for the organization of the final matches of the men's and women's UEFA Champions League in May 2018. The respective decision was made at a council meeting on Feb.22 through the introduction of amendments to the city's comprehensive target program ...
In early February, ICTV and 1+1 TV channels as well as FM radio stations started broadcasting daily the ads that end with the motto: "Implement the law, establish justice. Yuriy Lutsenko." The Kyiv Post found the ads, which aren't available online, in the closed archive of TV advertisement adlogtv.com.
There is a predisposition, perhaps even an intent, in Washington to provide military aid to the Ukraine government in Kiev to help it resist Russian-backed, usually Russian-speaking Ukrainian dissidents in the east of Ukraine. They have set up local governments independent of Kiev and, with Russian help, ...
... director of business development Europe at STR Global Ltd., a company that tracks 10,100 hotels in Europe. Kyiv's hotel occupancy rate grew 13.7% last year, trailing only Brussels, Belgrade and Istanbul, Spitra said, speaking at the International Hospitality Conference at the InterContinental Kyiv hotel.
Ukrainian nationalists broke into the Kyiv office of the Russian government's center of culture and science, Rossotrudnichestvo, on Feb. 17. The nationalists tore apart and burnt a Russian flag, calling on the Russian Federal agency to leave Ukraine. They also met with Rossotrudnichestvo-Ukraine Chief ...
As well as Closer, Alchemist bar in the heart of Kyiv near Palace of sports metro station is very popular among foreigners. However, it has a completely different atmosphere: While Closer is a downtown underground place for techno music fans, Alchemist is more about having a fun night out over a tasty ...
Level at 1-1 going into this UEFA Europa League round of 32 second leg, there is everything to play for as Dynamo Kyiv entertain an AEK Athens side who have equalled a competition record by drawing their last six matches. • Undefeated runners-up of Group D behind AC Milan, AEK made it through to ...
The activists plan to start the assembly on Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square) at 3:00 p.m., after which the participants should march toward Podil (a neighborhood in the historic center of Kyiv), where the mission of the Russian Federal agency for CIS Affairs, Compatriots Living Abroad, and ...
Obolonsky District Court of Kyiv has denied a motion filed by the lawyers of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych to question the former foreign ministers of several countries, including former Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Paet (Reform), and some other diplomats. "The persons in ...
Odesa Mayor Hennadiy Trukhanov was arrested in Kyiv Boryspil airport on Feb. 14 and transferred to the National anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine. The arrest, which was made after Trukhanov arrived back in Ukraine on a flight from Warsaw, Poland, followed the issue of a notice of suspicion by the NABU ...
Trips to Kyiv and Lviv are planned," he wrote. It is noted that during a visit to Vienna, president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko presented Alexander van der Bellen with documents stating that his great-grandfather on the maternal side Maximilian Reimann was born on the territory of modern Poltava region.
Ex-President of Georgia, leader of the New Forces Movement Mikheil Saakashvili will not come to give explanations on the extradition examination to the Kyiv prosecutor's office on February 12, since he considers it illegal. "We are against the extradition check and consider it illegal. Ukraine has already ...
Kyiv City Council last week ruled that Petrivka subway station should be renamed Pochaina in accordance with the name of the ancient Pochaina river ... The Kyiv Metro subway has suggested Tesla CEO Elon Musk to place his Tesla Roadster at the world's deepest Arsenalna station in Ukraine's capital city ...
The cyber police in Kyiv have exposed an employee of a financial company who attempted to sell data on the company's clients, the press service of the Cyber police Department of the National Police in Kyiv has reported. "Employees of the Kyiv cyber police directorate of the Cyber Police Department, ...
Kyiv could not count on military aid from the West after a five-day war in Georgia showed that neither the U.S. nor EU were ready to confront Russia militarily. Therefore, there is no reason not to trust the words of Andriy Deshchytsia (Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine in 2014) about the collective decision ...
Kyiv City Council supported on Feb. 9 the petition demanding to Take Down the chapel of Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate on Volodymyrska Street in the heart of Kyiv. The chapel was allegedly illegally built in 2006 near the remains of the foundation of Desiatynna Church on the ...
Kiev, February 9, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns a Ukrainian law enforcement raid at the Kiev offices of Media Holding Vesti, which includes Radio Vesti, the daily newspaper Vesti, and the news website Vesti-ukr. More than a dozen masked officers ripped open doors with crowbars, ...
"A team of several IMF experts will be visiting Kyiv from February 12 to February 16 to conduct technical consultations with representatives of the Ukrainian authorities," IMF Resident Representative in Ukraine Goesta Ljungman said in a statement. Read alsoUkraine repays $375 mln to IMF under 2014 ...
Kiev will buy directly from Russia those volumes of gas that Gazprom's European customers had earlier resold to Naftogaz under reverse contracts. A Gazprom source told Kommersant, the energy giant does not link the beginning of deliveries to Ukraine with the payment of Naftogaz's debt to the tune of ...
Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko said this during an annual report at a meeting of the Kyiv City Council on Thursday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. "We are focused on the social protection of residents of the capital, vulnerable segments of the population. We have remained the reduced fare, special prices ...
In 2017, Kiev saw the first few hotels under international brands enter the market: Park Inn by Radisson Kyiv Troyitska (196 rooms), Mercure Kyiv Congress (160 rooms). Another signal of the market improvement is that IKEA and H&M are scheduled to open their first shops in Kiev in 2018, and this success ...
Luc Chenier, the Kyiv Post CEO since August 2016, will leave the job on March 1 to start his own advertising agency. While the newspaper searches for a new CEO to oversee sales, marketing and digital strategy, Kyiv Post publisher Mohammad Zahoor said that longtime chief editor Brian Bonner will also ...
Former Minister of Transport of Ukraine, Evgeny Chervonenko, assessed today's economic situation of the country as a "transit mousetrap," and urged Kyiv to realize the consequences of its quarrel with Poland. Chervonenko said this on news channel NewsOne that after Poland stopped allowing the transit ...
Kyiv authorities plan to commission two new metro stations of Kyiv Metropoliten - Prospekt Pravdy and Mostytska - within three years, Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko has said. "We plan to build and put into operation two new metro stations to Vynohradar within three years," he said at a session of Kyiv City ...
Kiev, Feb. 8 (Xinhua) -- The number of overseas tourists visiting Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, has increased by 25 percent in 2017, the city council reported Thursday. According to the report, Kiev last year welcomed 1.6 million foreign visitors compared with 1.28 million in 2016. The number of domestic ...
Supporters of leader of the New Forces Movement in Ukraine and ex-President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili have participated in a "March for the Future" in Kyiv to demand Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko's impeachment and announce rallies across Ukraine scheduled for February 18.
Supporters of Mikheil Saakashvili demanded the impeachment of Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko at a rally in central Kiev yesterday. Several thousand people are believed to have participated in the event. Saakashvili, leader of the New Forces Movement, lead the march towards Kiev's European ...


 

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