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112.ua: 4 foreigners appeal to Kyiv police after UEFA Champions League Final

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Four foreigners appealed to the police after the Champions League Final. Their documents and property went missing, as Andriy Kryshchenko, the Head of Kyiv Police, informed 112 Ukraine. Read more here. The post 112.ua: 4 foreigners appeal to Kyiv police after UEFA Champions League Final appeared ...

Ekonomicheskie Izvestia online publication added to Ukraine’s sanctions list

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Media Innovation Group LLC (Kyiv, the publisher of Ekonomicheskie Izvestia) has been placed to the sanction list of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC). According to the appendix to NSDC’s decision made on May 2, 2018, posted on the website of the Ukrainian president, the list ...

McClatchy DC News: Russian GRU officer tied to downing of passenger plane in Ukraine

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A mysterious man wanted in connection with the deadly downing of Malaysia Air Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014 appears to be a high-level Russian military intelligence officer, an investigation by a team of reporting outlets has found. Read more here. The post McClatchy DC News: Russian GRU...

Governmentt approves action plan to develop software industry for 2018

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The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has approved the action plan to support software industry of Ukraine for 2018. According to government resolution No. 344 dated May 23, the plan includes designing of software for e-health and support of the implementation of the dual education projects on the ...

State Food-Grain Corporation boosts grain, oilseeds exports by almost 30 percent in January-April

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Public joint-stock company State Food-Grain Corporation in January-April 2018 increased exports of grain and oilseeds by almost 30 percent year-over-year, to 794,000 tonnes. According to a report on the corporation’s website, State Food-Grain Corporation stepped up trade with its strategic ...

Euronews: Real Madrid fans take to streets to celebrate Champions League final victory

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The partying went on late into the night as Real Madrid fans celebrated their 3-1 win over Liverpool FC and their third Champions League title in a row. Read more here. The post Euronews: Real Madrid fans take to streets to celebrate Champions League final victory appeared first on KyivPost.

Deutsche Welle: Land dispute dominates Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Japan’s Shinzo Abe meeting

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Japan and Russia are to work closely over the Kuril Islands or Northern Territories to resolve a decades-long dispute. They are also to co-operate over denuclearization of the Korean peninsular. Read more here. The post Deutsche Welle: Land dispute dominates Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Japa...

Reuters: 4 Russian military personnel killed in Syria’s Deir al-Zor

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Four Russian military personnel were killed in fighting in eastern Syria’s Deir al-Zor province, Interfax news agency reported on Sunday, citing the Russian Defence Ministry. Read more here. The post Reuters: 4 Russian military personnel killed in Syria’s Deir al-Zor appeared first on KyivP...

112.ua: Ukraine marks Holy Trinity Day today

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Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine’s President, and Volodymyr Groysman, the PM of Ukraine, congratulated the Easter Orthodox Christians with Holy Trinity (Trinity Sunday celebrates the Christian doctrine of the Trinity, the three Persons of God: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, – ed.). Read...

Ukraine’s president to hold talks with Bulgarian PM in Kyiv on Saturday

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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko will hold talks with Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria Boyko Borisov, who will be in Ukraine on a visit on Saturday, May 26. “The officials will discuss a wide range of topical issues on the bilateral and international agenda, including those i...

UNIAN: Russia renewing development of Ebola-smallpox virus mix

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More than 5,000 tenders were analyzed in Russian public procurement as well as research and development activity at several Russian institutions. Read more here. The post UNIAN: Russia renewing development of Ebola-smallpox virus mix appeared first on KyivPost.

Kyiv in the spotlight: Global soccer fans occupy Ukraine’s capital for a day

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On May 26, Kyiv transformed. Suddenly, the cars disappeared from the city center’s streets. They were replaced by thousands of soccer fans, who came to Ukraine’s capital from all over the world with one purpose: to watch two of the top soccer clubs collide in the final match of Europe’s mos...

UNIAN: Donbas report: Ukraine reports 1 killed, 4 wounded

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Ukraine’s Joint Forces destroyed an enemy observation post and liquidated four militants. Read more here. The post UNIAN: Donbas report: Ukraine reports 1 killed, 4 wounded appeared first on KyivPost.

Reuters: Russia and Turkey ink pipeline agreement, end gas dispute

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Russian state gas giant Gazprom (GAZP.MM) said on Saturday it had signed a protocol with the Turkish government on a planned gas pipeline and agreed with Turkish firm Botas to end an arbitration dispute over the terms of gas supplies. Read more here. The post Reuters: Russia and Turkey ink pipeli...

112.ua: 18 people detained near NSC Olimpiyskiy

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Special forces detained 18 people, who were making provocations, near the entrance to NSC Ompiyskiy, as Andriy Kryshchenko, the Head of Kyiv Police, said, Hromadske reports. Read more here. The post 112.ua: 18 people detained near NSC Olimpiyskiy appeared first on KyivPost.

Today Orthodox and Greek Catholics celebrate Holy Trinity Day

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The Trinity is considered one of the greatest holidays after Easter and Christmas. It is always celebrated on Sunday, eight weeks after Easter Sunday.

Stop Fake: Madrid and Liverpool fans return Champions League rickets in thousands due to Kyiv pri...

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Russian media gleefully announced that thousands of fans were returning Champions League football tickets because of Kyiv accommodation price hikes. Champions League finals to take place in Kyiv without European fans declared Ukraina.ru, SportExpressannounced that high prices scared off 2,200 Mad...

UNIAN: Sentsov’s sister says her brother’s condition stable

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Ukrainian citizen convicted in Russia declared hunger strike on May 14 indefinitely. Read more here. The post UNIAN: Sentsov’s sister says her brother’s condition stable appeared first on KyivPost.

Trophy machine Real Madrid defeats Liverpool in Kyiv to win Champions League final

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Spain’s Real Madrid has defeated Britain’s Liverpool in Ukraine to win Europe’s most prestigious soccer trophy, the Champions League cup. Welsh striker Gareth Bale scored two wonder goals in Kyiv’s Olimpiysky Stadium to earn Real Madrid the famed European soccer trophy for...

112.ua: Poroshenko says Ukraine’s next goal is UEFA Super Cup or Europe League Final

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Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine’s President, conducted a meeting with Aleksander Čeferin, UEFA President, before UEFA Champions League Final. Poroshenko noted that the Champions League Final in Kyiv will give another boost to the development of football in Ukraine, for children in particular. Read more...

Poroshenko signs law on protection of UEFA intellectual property rights during Champions League f...

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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the law on ensuring the protection of the UEFA intellectual property rights during the holding of the final matches of the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Champions League among women of the 2017/2018 season, adopted by the Verkhovna Rada on May...

Poroshenko urges DP World to more actively invest in Ukraine

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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko at a meeting with Chief Executive Officer of DP World Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem has discussed the prospects of investing in Ukraine. According to the presidential press service, Poroshenko noted the participation of the DP World official in a meeting of the Na...

Soccer fans in Kyiv embrace the Champions League atmosphere (VIDEO)

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Soccer fans from around the globe have flocked to Kyiv for the May 26 UEFA Champions League final. But the Olympiysky National Sports Complex, where the game will kick off at 9:45 p.m., is not the only place that has caught fans’ attention. Liverpool and Real Madrid supporters are already c...

RFE/RL: Kyiv subway reopens stations after bomb scare ahead of Champions League final

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Five subway stations in central Kyiv have been reopened after being temporarily closed following a bomb warning ahead of the UEFA Champions League final on May 26. Read more here. The post RFE/RL: Kyiv subway reopens stations after bomb scare ahead of Champions League final appeared first on Kyiv...

Associated Press: Famed Ivan the Terrible painting attacked at Moscow gallery

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Police in Russia have arrested a man on charges of vandalizing a famous painting by renowned Russian artist Ilya Repin in Moscow. Read more here. The post Associated Press: Famed Ivan the Terrible painting attacked at Moscow gallery appeared first on KyivPost.