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The SBU conducted a raid on his temporary dwelling in a newly built high-rise residential building on the outskirts of Kyiv as part of criminal proceedings under Articles 110 and 111 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, it said. Read alsoSBU detains informant of Russia-backed militantsMykhalchevsky was ...
The Ukrainian church splintered into rival Moscow- and Kiev-led branches when the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991. The bad blood between the two has been heightened by the war in Eastern Ukraine between Russian- and Kiev-backed sides that has killed more than 10,000 people in nearly four years.

Kyiv was for a long time under Soviet rule and this has left deep marks on the cityscape of the Ukrainian capital. Numerous monumental mosaics of different sizes and forms today dot the facades of the city's universities, residential buildings, metro stations and hospitals. They are the relics of the Soviet era ...
Kiev, Jan. 3 (Xinhua) -- The Ukrainian government plans to carry out another prisoner exchange with pro-independence insurgents in the eastern part of the ... The rebels in Donetsk and Lugansk handed over 73 Ukrainian soldiers and pro-government civilians to Kiev in exchange for 233 rebel supporters.
A manager of the Exmo bitcoin exchange has been kidnapped in Ukraine. According to Russian and Ukrainian media reports Pavel Lerner, 40, was kidnapped while leaving his office in Kiev's Obolon district on 26 December. The reports said he was dragged into a black Mercedes-Benz by men wearing ...
Shunned And homeless LGBTQ Ukrainians Are Finding Shelter In Kiev ... Kiev (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Staring at the Berlin Wall mural of Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev kissing East German leader Erich Honecker on the mouth, Yevhenii Kalashnyk knew it was time to come out as gay.

Kyiv -- "Try the Black Sea shrimp tartare," Dima Borysov entreats as he slides a bowl of the shelled crustaceans toward me. I'm usually wary of eating seafood in Ukraine, where much of what is served by restaurants is days old and imported from god-knows-where or else fished from contaminated local ...
Kyiv -- Ukraine's foreign minister has called the killing of an activist attorney in Kyiv "a challenge to the state" as the authorities, facing public outrage, opened a murder investigation into the death of Iryna Nozdrovska. The Kyiv regional prosecutor's office and the National police executive said on January 2 ...
Kyiv's Pechersky District Court has ruled to seize the UMH media holding owned by wanted, fugitive Ukrainian oligarch Serhiy Kurchenko, according to a court ruling of December 28, published in the State Register of Court Rulings. Yanukovych's ally and Ukrainian oligarch Serhiy Kurchenko / Photo from ...
The Main Military Clinical hospital in Kyiv has received 24 Ukrainian soldiers released on Dec.27, and doctors estimate their condition as satisfactory. "24 soldiers expressed a desire to undergo examination and treatment in our military medical facility. Out of 24 patients, 18 were hospitalized in a ...
Moscow, December 28./TASS/. Moscow welcomes the prisoner swap between Kiev and the self-proclaimed republics of Donbass on December 27, Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin told TASS on Thursday. The diplomat said the prisoner swap on Wednesday was the biggest since the start of the ...
Pavel Lerner, the managing director of the cryptocurrency exchange EXMO was abducted by "unknown persons" in Kiev, reports Ukraine-based web publication Strana.ua. According to their sources, Lerner was held while leaving his office in the center of town and driven off in a black Mercedes-Benz.
A manager of the Exmo bitcoin exchange has been kidnapped in Ukraine. According to Russian and Ukrainian media reports Pavel Lerner, 40, was kidnapped while leaving his office in Kiev's Obolon district on 26 December. The reports said he was dragged into a black Mercedes-Benz by men wearing ...
Kiev released 233 prisoners and the Donbass republics - 73. Prisoner exchanges in the all-for-all format is one of the key provisions of the Package of Measures on the implementation of the Minsk agreements that was signed in the Belarusian capital Minsk on February 12 after marathon talks between the ...
Ukraine's government and Russia-backed separatists have completed a long-awaited exchange of prisoners near the town of Horlivka in Eastern Ukraine. Hundreds of former captives crossing the line between government-controlled and separatist-held territory on December 27. Officials said that 238 ...
Ukraine's prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko has announced a special confiscation in early 2018 of another Hr 5 billion belonging to former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and his entourage. "We have a plan to confiscate another Hr 5 billion. Therefore early next year we will hold this special ...
The Ukrainian Parliament's human rights Ombudsman, Valeria Lutkovskaya, said that not all of the people on Kiev's list were delivered to the exchange. "43 people, who should've been among the 306 prisoners from the Ukrainian side, have served their sentence and were released from custody.

NEAR HORLIVKA, Ukraine -- Kyiv and Russia-backed separatists have completed a long-awaited exchange of prisoners, with hundreds of former captives crossing the line between government-controlled and separatist-held territory. Officials on December 27 said that 238 people held by the Ukrainian ...
German Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel gives a press conference on Oct. 9, 2017 at the Foreign Ministry in Berlin to comment on Germany's position concerning the uphold of the landmark Iran nuclear deal. Photo by AFP. Popular on social media. Wizz Air abandons 120 Ukrainian ...
"According to observations of the meteorological station of the Central Geophysical Observatory, the last night was the warmest one in Kyiv since December 26, 1881. The temperature did not drop below + 3.1 ° С, which is 0.3 ° С higher than the previous historical temperature for this date, registered in the ...
The Kyiv District Administrative Court will consider on Jan. 3 rejecting former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili's application for political asylum, which he says the authorities could use as an excuse to deport or extradite him. The court on Dec. 26 delayed a hearing on Saakashvili's lawsuit against the ...
Law enforcers have established and stopped the activities of a criminal group that was engaged in abductions and killings of people in Kyiv and, in particular, is suspected of committing the murder of the former acting director of the Ukrspyrt state enterprise, Viktor Pankov. "The activity of a criminal group that ...
Ukrainian authorities and Russian-backed separatists have confirmed that a major prisoner exchange will take place between the two sides of the conflict on December 27. Iryna Herashchenko, first deputy speaker of parliament in Ukraine wrote on her facebook account on December 25: "Seventy-four ...
At the corner of Volodymyrska and Velyka Zhytomirska streets in the center of Kyiv, the journalist noticed armed "titushkas" sporting camouflage uniform and facemasks, and tried to photograph them from the car. The armed men attacked the car and dragged the driver and passengers from the vehicle.
Kiev's debt dates back to 2007 after it failed to pay an Italian supplier for gas. When Ukraine was unable to pay the $21 million owed, the Italian company went to the European Arbitration Court in Stockholm, which ordered the arrest of gas supplies bound for Ukraine's state gas monopoly Naftogaz, ...
Families of Ukrainian political prisoners picket Russian embassy in Kyiv. 21:50, 22 ... Saakashvili, 49, is wanted by authorities in Georgia on charges of abuse in office -- which he denies -- and after entering Ukrainian politics he was stripped of his passport there earlier this year over a falling out with Kiev.
Few places in Kyiv offer a better view of the city than the b-hush Rooftop Lounge Bar on the 11th floor ofthe InterContinental Hotel in Kyiv. The capitals 128 hotels are slowly recovering from the punishing trifecta ofrevolution, recession and war and looking to better days if Ukraine develops its tourism ...
The Kyiv Court of Appeals has postponed hearings on the appeal filed by the Ukrainian prosecutor's office for the review of a Kyiv Pechersky District Court verdict on a preventive measure for former Georgian President, now leader of the "Movement of New Forces" Party in Ukraine Mikheil Saakashvili, ...
Kyiv's Christmas-New Year's holidays run from now until mid-January, giving people plenty of time to celebrate as the city's parks and squares are decorated with merry illuminations, turning the city into a winter fairytale. The Kyiv Post has picked the best locations in Kyiv to catch the Christmas spirit:.
On December 21, a system for recording biometric data of foreigners and stateless persons starting January 1, 2018, was presented at Kyiv Zhuliany Airport with the participation of the leadership of the National Security and Defense Council, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the State Border Guard Service ...
A total of 73 deputies voted for the proposal, with at least 60 votes required to take a positive decision, the press-service of Kyiv City Council reports. "In line with amendments, the total budget of the Tourism Development Program for 2018 will be more than UAH 50 million. The initial draft of the document for ...
Uber international technological company, the founder of the eponymous mobile attachment for calling taxies, has opened its headquarters for Central and Eastern Europe in Kyiv. Oleksiy Stakh has been appointed Uber General manager for the region. "All employees from Central and Eastern Europe will ...
Moscow, December 21. /TASS/. Washington is encouraging Kiev to commit a bloodbath in Donbass, which amounts to being an accessory to murder, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said at a briefing on Thursday. "By providing weapons to the Kiev authorities, the United States ...
Kyiv City Council has approved the city's deficit-free budget for 2018 with Hr 49.1 billion, or $1.76 billion, in revenue, which includes Hr 45.7 billion allocated for the general fund, which is 6.1 percent and 8 percent up on 2017, respectively. The budget was backed by 95 Kyiv City Council members, who ...
Ukraine's security services (SBU) arrested two different men suspected of spying for Russia, one working for the cabinet of ministers, another serving in Kiev's own intelligence ranks, within 24 hours of each other. "As we speak, the illegal activity of another citizen of Ukraine who acted against the national ...
A New Year tree is pictured in front of the parliament building in Tbilisi, late on December 25, 2014. Photo by AFP. Popular on social media. Protesters march for impeachment, clash with police (VIDEO) 163 New Ukrainian budget airline to fly from April 110 Kolomoisky, Lutsenko meet in Amsterdam 63. Kyiv ...
A thing to note is that the service did not take into account the data which concerns Crimea and the Donbass territories that Kiev does not control. "The downward population trend will remain in the near future," the expert said. According to him, "the government has been unable to influence the rapid decline ...
Ukraine's prosecutor general has called Mikheil Saakashvili a "fugitive from justice" after security service agents detained the former Georgian President at his Kiev apartment, only for him to escape into an angry crowd of supporters. Yuri Lutsenko said allies of Saakashvili had taken money from a ...
Thousands of Ukrainian opposition activists have rallied in central Kyiv, calling on parliament to adopt legislation on presidential impeachment. Read more here. Tags: Poroshenko protests Ukraine · Share Tweet Pocket Add to Bookmarks. Advertisement. Subscribe now Subscribe. Get daily news updates.
Patriarch Filaret (Denisenko) of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate, said he is ready to meet with Patriarch Kirill, the head of the ... Filaret said he realized that negotiations with the administration of the Russian Orthodox Church could draw an ambiguous reaction in the Kyiv Patriarchate.
Kyiv's Obolonsky district court will continue hearings at 2:00 p.m. on December 6 and 10:00 on December 7 on the criminal case of former President Viktor Yanukovych, who is charged with high treason. This decision was taken by the court on December 4, an Interfax-Ukraine correspondent reported.
Kyiv hopes for the release of 74 hostages from the occupied Donbas before the New Year, a representative of the humanitarian subgroup of the Trilateral Contact Group in Minsk, Iryna Gerashchenko, has said, according to Espreso.TV. According to Gerashchenko, if this happens, it will be the most ...
Some couldn't understand what the fuss was about. "What is the problem? Half of the woods in the Carpathian Mountains have been chopped off. One tree won't make a difference," Serhiy Kosakovskyy wrote, with a hint of sarcasm, on an In.Kyiv facebook poll asking if the city needs a "living" Christmas ...
Kiev, December 3. /TASS/. The situation over the blocked television channel in Kiev is yet another evidence that the Ukrainian law enforcers are unable or reluctant to establish order in the country, leader of the Ukrainian Choice public movement Viktor Medvedchuk said on Sunday. "Radical's outrage in ...
Thousands of Ukrainian opposition activists have rallied in central Kyiv, calling on parliament to adopt legislation on presidential impeachment. police said the demonstration organized by Mikheil Saakashvili's Movement of New Forces party attracted 2,500 people, but local reports said about 5,000 people ...
The new mural in the center of Kyiv has been put on the list of seven best murals in the world created in November 2017. As Street Art Today reports, the mural by New York artist by BKfoxx is named 'Rise Up in the Dirt.' The image is based on indie pop band Voxtrot's song with the same name. The seven ...
students of Kyiv Military Lyceum named after Ivan Bohun dance the traditional annual "Ball of "Lyceum Students", dedicated to the anniversary of the creation of the armed forces of Ukraine on Dec. 1. Photo by Oleg Petrasiuk. Students of Kyiv Ivan Bohun Military Lyceum in Kyiv took part in the traditional annual "Ball of ...
The Kyiv Post Tiger Conference "Vision 2020: Capturing Innovations" will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 5, with registration and morning coffee starting at 9 a.m.. More information here: http://tiger.Kyivpost.com/. Here are the preview stories to the conference themes and panels: Transforming Security ...
The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate is ready to engage in dialogue with the Russian Orthodox Church on its autocephaly, but will resolve this issue with Constantinople if Moscow refuses, Patriarch Filaret (Denysenko) of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate said.
police have released the persons detained outside the Ukrainian Interior Ministry's building in Kyiv during a march with torches on November 29, which was organized to commemorate a first major crackdown on activists during Euromaidan protests on November 30, 2013, according to an UNIAN ...


 

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