Ukraine News Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:02:18 +0000BBC: World Cup 2018 – Russian media mock ‘husband-hunters’
The Russian arm of the fast-food chain Burger King has apologised after offering women a reward of 3m roubles (£36,000; $47,000) and free Whopper burgers for life if they got pregnant with a World Cup player’s baby. Read more here.
The post BB...Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:45:56 +0000Naftogaz Ukrainy to keep gas price for industrial consumers unchanged in July
Naftogaz Ukrainy will keep the price of gas for industrial consumers in July at the June level, Hr 9,953 per 1,000 cubic meters (including VAT). The price applies to consumers that prepay for over 50,000 cubic meters of gas a month and have no indebt...Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:18:19 +0000112.ua: Protest takes place near Hungary Embassy in Kyiv
Public activists conducted a protest against Hungary’s Government interference in Ukraine’s affairs. Read more here.
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Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:05:35 +0000Guardian: US lobbyist for Russian oligarch visited Julian Assange nine times last year
A longtime US lobbyist for the Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska visited Julian Assange nine times at the Ecuadorian embassy in London last year, according to visitor logs seen by the Guardian. Read more here.
The post Guardian: US lobbyist for Russian...Wed, 20 Jun 2018 17:59:04 +0000Aljazeera: UN – Syrian forces committed war crimes in Eastern Ghouta
Besieged civilians were indiscriminately attacked, and systematically denied food and medicine, UN investigators say. Read more here.
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Unian News Agency Wed, 20 Jun 2018 23:42:00 +0300JFO: Russia-led forces violate ceasefire in Donbas three times June 20
There have been no casualties among the Ukrainian troops for the current day.Wed, 20 Jun 2018 22:51:00 +0300Ex-NATO deputy chief: NATO can help itself by pulling Ukraine closer now
Ukraine has shown itself to be worthy of taking the next step in its relations with NATO.Wed, 20 Jun 2018 22:19:00 +0300NBU cuts official exchange rate to UAH 26.47 to dollar
On Wednesday, June 20, hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market by the close of trade settled at UAH 26.36/26.40 to the dollar.Wed, 20 Jun 2018 21:38:00 +0300CoE Secretary General Jagland ready to make petition for pardoning Sentsov
Moskalkova said Sentsov did not apply to her with a request for pardon.Wed, 20 Jun 2018 20:53:00 +0300RFE/RL: Macedonian lawmakers ratify 'historic' name deal with Greece
But it will take months to complete and faces several hurdles along the way, with President Gjorge Ivanov pledging to veto the deal.
Zik Thu, 30 Nov 2017 19:57:00 +0200A note by ZIK's translator
Due to restructuring, ZIK’s English-language site is closing down as of Dec. 1.
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 19:51:00 +0200NABU decries interference of SBU and PGO in its operations
The national Anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine said in a Nov. 30 statement that its secret operation in the State Migration Service aimed at exposing corrupt officials was disrupted by SBU and Prosecutor General’s Office.
During the operation when a...Thu, 30 Nov 2017 19:30:00 +0200Denmark bans North Stream over its territory
Danish legislators have passed the law banning the construction by Russia of the North Stream-2 gas pipeline in its territorial waters, Radio Svoboda reports Nov. 30.
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 17:15:00 +0200 “Axe to fall on AMCU,” – Premier Grojsman
The attempts by the Anti-Monopoly Committee of Ukraine to block public tenders are evidence of corruption and pose a threat to Ukraine’s development, Premier Grojsman said, addressing the International Forum of mayors, 112 Ukrayina TV reports Nov. ...Wed, 29 Nov 2017 17:02:00 +0200Justice ministry blows whistle on SBI Director Roman Truba
In a letter to the president’s office, the Justice Ministry reminds that new State Bureau of Investigation Director Roman Truba had no mandatory screening, the ministry’s lustration department head Anastasia Zadorozhna writes in Facebook Nov. 29....