Cyber attack paralyzes government computers, banks, infrastructure companies in Ukraine

KyivPost

Some of the biggest state-owned and private companies in Ukraine stopped functioning on the afternoon of June 27 due to what appears to be the biggest-ever ransomware attack in the country’s history. A new outbreak of ransomware known as Petya that has been active since spring 2016 hit comp...

List of Ukrainian companies and agencies whose websites were attacked by hackers on June 27 (live...

Censor.Net

On June 27, Ukrainian companies, government agencies, and banks were attacked by a large-scale computer virus.

Minister Omelyan: Two U.S. companies to develop river navigation in Ukraine

UNIAN

Ukrainian Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Volodymyr Omelyan has announced that two companies from the United States have shown interest in the development of river navigation in Ukraine, according to the Center for Transport Strategies (CFTS).

Mukachevo shooting in 2015: Right Sector members stripped of banditry charges

UNIAN

Mukachevo's Municipal District Court has announced a verdict concerning four Right Sector military volunteers who were suspected of involvement in a shooting incident in the west Ukrainian town of Mukachevo, Zakarpattia, on July 11, 2015, according to the local news portal Mukachevo.net.

Advisor to interior minister says huge cyberattack at Ukraine organized by Russia

KyivPost

A huge cyber-attack at Ukrainian companies on June 27 has been organized by Russian intelligence services and it is one of the elements of the hybrid war against Ukraine, the advisor to the Interior Minister of Ukraine, MP Anton Gerashchenko has said. “A huge cyber-attack has been started a...

Fighting in Donbas decreases amid ‘harvest cease-fire’

KyivPost

Ukraine’s military suffered no casualties in the 24 hours from noon on June 26 to noon June 27 – a rare occurrence in Russia’s ongoing war on Ukraine in the Donbas. Ukrainian Ministry of Defense spokesman Oleksandr Motuzyanyk said during a briefing in Kyiv on June 27 that the military had over th...

PrivatBank CEO Shlapak resigns as bank publishes 2015, 2016 audit

KyivPost

PrivatBank CEO Oleksandr Shlapak resigned on June 26, as the government moved to inject an extra Hr 38.5 billion ($1.5 billion) into the teetering state-owned lender. Shlapak quit the bank the same day that it published a long-awaited audit by E&Y, which showed an Hr 176 billion ($6.7 billion...

RFE/RL: Fugitive relative of late Uzbek president granted refugee status in Ukraine

UNIAN

Authorities in Kyiv say a detained relative of Uzbekistan's late President Islam Karimov has been released from house arrest and offered refugee status in Ukraine, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).

SACPO finds no evidence of Manafort's involvement in Yanukovych's "black accounts"

UNIAN

Head of the Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SACPO) Nazar Kholodnytskiy has said there is no signature of the ousted Ukrainian president's former adviser Paul Manafort on any page of the "black accounts" of Yanukovych's Regions Party, and information about his fa...

30% of Ukrainians want Russian to be official language, over 65% against – poll

UNIAN

Some 30% of the Ukrainians polled claim they support the idea of making Russian an official language, according to an opinion poll conducted by Rating Group Ukraine.

"Harvest ceasefire" in Donbas: Ukraine reports 18 enemy attacks

UNIAN

Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 18 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

Reuters: Ukraine deputy prime minister says government computer network down

KyivPost

Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko said on June 27 that the government’s computer network was down, and posted a picture on Twitter of a computer screen showing an error message. Read more here. The post Reuters: Ukraine deputy prime minister says government computer network down...

NBU keeps official exchange rate at UAH 26.03 to dollar

UNIAN

The National Bank of Ukraine on Monday evening kept the official hryvnia exchange rate at the level of UAH 26.03 to the dollar.

Ukrainian NPPs produced 222.61 mln kWh of electricity in last day

UkrInform

Ukrainian Nuclear power plants generated 222.61 million kWh of electricity in last day, the press-service of Ukraine's State Enterprise “National Nuclear Energy Generating Company Energoatom” reports.

Klimkin to pay a working visit to Italy on June 27-28

UkrInform

Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin will pay a working visit to the Italian Republic on June 27-28.

Germany sees 'very difficult' situation in eastern Ukraine – media

UNIAN

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Monday that both Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists were violating a ceasefire agreement in eastern Ukraine and it would likely be difficult to resolve the crisis in the short term, according to Reuters.

Ukrainian delegation reminds PACE about occupied Crimea

UkrInform

The delegation of Ukraine in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) is holding a series of events aimed at covering the situation in the occupied Crimea.

NBU, National Securities Commission sign Memorandum of Understanding

UkrInform

The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) and the National Securitiesand Stock MarketCommission signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop the capital markets infrastructure.

Ukraine breaks own pine strawberry export record

UkrInform

In May 2017, Ukraine exported 454 tons of pine strawberries, which is 1.4 times more than in May 2016 and is a record figure for the years of the country's independence.

NYT: EU must get more Russian guarantees over gas pipeline plan-Ukraine

UNIAN

Ukraine urged the European Union on Monday to seek more guarantees on energy security from Russia before building the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline and said it could have "dangerous consequences" by leaving the bloc reliant on Russian supplies, according to The New York Times.