Unian News Agency

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 03:45:00 +0300
Zelensky calls on Cabinet to explain Ukrainians how Ukraine decided into quarantine zones
The red zone rules are now in effect in the cities of Lutsk and Ternopil, and in Kitsmansky district of Chernivtsi region.

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 02:59:00 +0300
Donbas special status may be put to referendum – lawmaker
Stefanchuk emphasized that separation of the territories is out of the question.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 23:55:00 +0300
Ukrainian customs agency fulfills July plans
Last month's figure was 17% up on that registered in the previous month.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 23:35:00 +0300
Pace of grain exports from Ukraine slower than last year
Ukraine exported 2.52 million tonnes of grain from July 1 to August 3, 2020.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 22:59:00 +0300
Ukraine's Security and Defense Council on Donbas truce: "Seventh day without heavy weapons"
There had been up to 16-18 attacks per day before the recent ceasefire.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 21:59:00 +0300
Seventeen seasonal workers from Ukraine violate self-isolation rules in Estonia – minister
They are facing a fine or deportation; criminal cases may be opened against them.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 20:59:00 +0300
Reuters Exclusive: Papers leaked before UK election in suspected Russian operation were hacked from ex-trade minister
Among the stolen information were six tranches of documents detailing British trade negotiations with the United States.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 19:50:00 +0300
Ukraine's Defense Ministry responds to Russia's statements on possible arming of Donbas
About 210 multiple rocket launchers have already been deployed by Russian-led forces to Donbas.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 18:30:00 +0300
Ukrainian city in COVID-19 red zone refuses to toughen lockdown rules
The city's council says that all municipally owned companies, namely transport firms, will continue working.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 16:55:00 +0300
New head of board appointed at Ukrenergo
This is Volodymyr Kudrytskiy.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 16:30:00 +0300
Ukraine Defenders rally on Independence Day to demand adoption of law on collaborators
Activists will demand that the president submit the bill to Parliament as urgent.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 16:05:00 +0300
NBU releases inflation outlook for 2021
The central bank is confident that the economy needs a stimulating monetary policy.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 15:40:00 +0300
SBU detains Uzbek national who threatened to set off bomb in Kyiv bank
Bomb squads are working on the scene.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 15:15:00 +0300
No PCR test required to travel between green, red quarantine zones in Ukraine, officials say
Traveling between the green-zone and red-zone areas is possible only by car.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 14:50:00 +0300
Three parties in lead in Kyiv ahead of local elections – poll
About 11% of respondents have not decided whom to vote for.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 14:25:00 +0300
NBU spends almost US$500 mln to support hryvnia
The regulator sold most currency on July 20-24, namely US$347.8 million.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 14:00:00 +0300
Son of Ukrainian aerospace giant's ex-owner buys island off Italy coast
In Middle Ages, the island served as a refuge for saints and popes. Oleksandr Boguslayev bought it from the nine owner families.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 13:35:00 +0300
FC Dynamo Kyiv president says would sell club
However, there have been no offers on the part of potential buyers

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 13:10:00 +0300
Bomb threat reported at Kyiv business center
Anton Gerashchenko has later revealed the culprit's name. He is identified as an Uzbekistan national Sukhrob Karimov, 32.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 12:45:00 +0300
Ukraine feed wheat prices $3 up, milling wheat stable – analysts
Ukraine has harvested 12.8 million tonnes of wheat as of July 24.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 12:20:00 +0300
Law enforcers find almost 60 kg of cocaine at Ukraine's Pivdenny seaport
The drugs were being smuggled into Ukraine from Ecuador in a banana shipment.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 11:55:00 +0300
Poland fines Gazprom $57 mln over Nord Stream 2
The regulator has put forward allegations against a total of six companies.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 11:30:00 +0300
Almost 1,000 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Ukraine in past day
The death toll stands at 1,738.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 11:05:00 +0300
Ternopil authorities defy "red zone" quarantine restrictions
Local officials say the move to assign to the red zone was unfounded.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 10:40:00 +0300
Netflix to shoot its first movie in Kyiv
The Last Mercenary is a Netflix action comedy that will star Jean-Claude Van Damme.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 10:15:00 +0300
New rules of adaptive quarantine come into force in Ukraine on Aug 3
Quarantine zones will be reviewed every Friday.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 09:50:00 +0300
Watchdog tells of Russian businesses still operating in Ukraine
The report also covers Ukrainian companies operating in Russia.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 09:25:00 +0300
Donbas truce: Ukraine reports two enemy provocations on Aug 2
The incidents brought no casualties among the Ukrainian defenders.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 09:00:00 +0300
Head of Ukrainian intelligence believes Russia to go for another military incursion in Ukraine
The invasion, however, is unlikely to be expected this fall, Kondratiuk says, citing analytical arguments.

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 23:00:00 +0300
Russia's Wagner mercenaries detained in Minsk claim were transiting to Turkey "to see Hagia Sophia"
So far, the suspects have been delivering contradictory testimony.

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 21:50:00 +0300
Ukraine police shoot Ukraine hostage-taker dead after week-long search operation
The man had been on the run for a week.

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 20:20:00 +0300
Ukraine's top intelligence official talks Russian threats in media domain
The main element of destabilizing the Ukrainian society from within is "manipulation of protest sentiments, built including on patriotism.

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 19:10:00 +0300
Kravchuk roots for "dialogue" to resolve Donbas crisis
Ukraine's new top envoy to the TCG says it's impossible to achieve peace without talking to anyone.

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 18:00:00 +0300
Border guards' spearhead units to switch from Kalashnikovs to Ukraine-made assault rifles
The UAR-15 rifle is produced in Ukraine using domestic and U.S.-made components.

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 16:40:00 +0300
Week's balance: Cabinet approves updated macro forecast, hryvnia stabilizes, while electricity tariffs rise
The government has approved the three-year macroeconomic forecast, the National Bank has worsened its economic outlook for 2020, the hryvnia has stabilized, while electricity tariffs have gone up – these are the main economic developments of the ou...

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 15:40:00 +0300
Kravchuk names first steps he intends to take in Donbas settlement talks
The new head of the Ukrainian delegation is set to raise the issue of creating a fund for the restoration of Donbas, as well as a free economic zone.

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 14:40:00 +0300
Ukraine to allow at least 5,000 visitors to Uman for Rosh Hashanah – media
In pre-coronavirus times, about 30,000 Jews from around the world would spend Rosh Hashanah in Uman every year.

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 13:40:00 +0300
MFA Ukraine explains why severing diplomatic ties with Russia no option
There are legal aspects aside from political ones, Kuleba noted.

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 12:40:00 +0300
COVID-19 update for Ukraine: 1,112 new active cases, 235 recoveries
Sixteen patients died over the past day.

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 11:40:00 +0300
Russian security agencies using religion as tool to meddle in Ukraine – intelligence chief
The Kremlin is sowing splits in society through Russian Orthodoxy.

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 10:40:00 +0300
Donbas war update: two Ukrainian troops injured while enemy resorts to provocative fire
Joint Forces did not return fire, the report notes.

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 23:00:00 +0300
Ukraine's health minister: Almost 5,000 children, about 8,700 healthcare workers contract COVID-19
In the past day, 1,172 people tested positive for the coronavirus, including 68 children and 39 healthcare workers.

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 22:05:00 +0300
Ukraine reports 16 new COVID-19 cases in armed forces as of Aug 1
Some 572 servicemen are now isolated (including self-isolation).

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 21:50:00 +0300
Ukraine's Health Ministry predicts about 4,000 deaths from COVID-19
Currently, Ukraine is moving according to the "yellow" scenario.

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 21:10:00 +0300
Some 1,590 COVID-19 cases, 43 fatalities reported in occupied Crimea since start of pandemic
Some 42 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in Crimea and the city of Sevastopol in the past day.

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 20:30:00 +0300
Ukraine's JFO HQ reports enemy death toll in Donbas in July
From July 1 to July 26, the enemy's irreplaceable losses totaled: 61 killed and 50 wounded.

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 19:20:00 +0300
Ukraine's Health Ministry publishes list of red-zone, green-zone countries in terms of COVID-19 spread
The list is formed according to two indicators: the number of patients per 100,000 people and the increase in new patients.

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 18:40:00 +0300
Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 27.68 to U.S. dollar on Aug 3
The official forex rate against the euro for August 3 is set at UAH 32.78 per euro.

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 17:35:00 +0300
Ukraine changes entry rules for foreigners, Ukrainians returning from abroad – health official
People who arrive from green-zone countries must have an insurance policy and will be allowed to enter the territory of Ukraine without self-isolation and testing.

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 16:25:00 +0300
FM Kuleba elaborates on compromises Ukraine ready to make to regain control over Donbas
Kuleba said Ukraine is a unitary, decentralized state.