Seventh round of military draft might start next March - General Staff
Дата: 20.11.2015 16:10
The next seventh partial military draft may is likely to start in March of 2016, chief of personnel at the General Staff of the Armed Forces Ihor Voronchenko told a briefing in Kyiv, Ukrinform reports.
No direct Islamist threat to Ukraine - intelligence chief
Дата: 20.11.2015 15:35
There is no direct threat of the Islamist activity in Ukraine now. They mainly use the country as a transit zone, head of the main intelligence department of the Defence Ministry of Ukraine Vadym Skybytsky said on TV.
White House: Russian military action in Syria will not influence US position regarding Ukraine
Дата: 20.11.2015 12:15
The coordination of US and Russian military action in fighting against the Islamic State will not influence the position of the United States regarding the situation in Ukraine, White House Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes said at a briefing on Thursday, November 19, the White House reports.
Moody's upgrades Ukraine's sovereign rating to "Caa3", outlook changed to "stable"
Дата: 20.11.2015 10:35
Moody's Investors Service upgraded Ukraine's long-term issuer rating from "Ca" to "Caa3", the outlook on the rating was changed from "negative" to "stable", the rating agency said in a statement.
Ukraine, Finland to organize meeting of parliamentary leaders of Baltic States, Northern Europe in Kyiv
Дата: 19.11.2015 16:30
Chairman of the Ukrainian Parliament Volodymyr Groysman has had a meeting with the President of Finland and the Speaker of the Parliament of Finland to discuss a meeting of the chairmen of the parliaments of the Baltic States and Northern Europe at the beginning of next year.
IMF mission, Yatseniuk, Jaresko, Tymoshenko discuss budget, tariffs
Дата: 19.11.2015 15:35
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk has said that every parliamentary faction can meet with the mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), with the participation of the prime minister and the minister of finance, to discuss the draft national budget for 2016, draft tax reform, and other structural reforms.
EU considers three possible terms of extending sanctions against Russia
Дата: 19.11.2015 11:00
There is a clear consensus in the European Union on the need to continue the anti-Russian sanctions despite the cooperation with Russia in the fight against the Islamic State. The Wall Street Journal reports this referring to the European officials and diplomats.
Russia bans more imports from Ukraine
Дата: 18.11.2015 16:10
The Russian government has decided to impose food embargo against Ukraine starting from January 1, Economic Development Minister of Russia Alexey Ulyukayev said on the air of a Russian TV channel on Wednesday.
Ukraine reliable gas transit country – European Commission
Дата: 18.11.2015 15:30
The European Union in its report noted the importance of Ukraine as a country that imports the Russian gas; a relevant report by the European Commission on the state of creation of the EU Energy Union was released on Wednesday, November 17, Ukrinform reports.
Ukraine, Bulgaria plan to resume direct train travel, Windrose to launch flights to Sofia
Дата: 18.11.2015 12:50
Ukraine and Bulgaria plans to resume direct train travel between Kyiv and Sofia; the Infrastructure Ministry of Ukraine said that restoring trains between Kyiv and Sofia was discussed at a meeting of Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Andriy Pyvovarsky and Bulgarian Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski in Sofia on November 13.
Germany delivers aid to internally displaced persons in Zaporizhzhia city
Дата: 18.11.2015 11:40
The German government delivered humanitarian aid to the city Zaporozhye for internally displaced persons - 46 tonnes of food and 9,000 pieces of bedding sets and heaters.
Ukrainian Finance Ministry hasn't received official debt restructuring proposal from Russia
Дата: 17.11.2015 14:30
A spokeswoman for the Ukrainian Finance Ministry said she could not comment on Russia's proposal for restructuring $3 billion in Ukrainian eurobonds held by Russia that come due in December 2015 because no official proposal has been received from the Russian side.
President declares 2016 the year of English language
Дата: 17.11.2015 13:40
President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree on decaling 2016 the Year of the English language in Ukraine, the president’s website reports.
Ukrainian, Slovenian presidents discuss Ukraine's EU integration, reforms to improve business climate
Дата: 17.11.2015 13:20
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and President of Slovenia Borut Pahor have met and discussed Ukraine's EU integration and the ongoing reforms to improve the business climate and fight corruption in the country, the Ukrainian presidential press service has reported.
Defence Ministry holds drills involving aviation, artillery, mechanized infantry
Дата: 17.11.2015 12:55
The brigade tactical exercises with live firing of the Sever (East) operational command mechanized infantry brigade of the Land Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine took place at the training ground in Rivne region.