U.S. Senate approves defense policy bill to provide $350 mln for Ukraine

UNIAN

The Senate on Wednesday passed by voice vote fiscal 2018’s nearly $700 billion defense policy bill, the Hill reports.

Putin preparing Russia’s economy for war

UNIAN

All big private companies and state-owned enterprises must be ready to increase output of military products, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a Wednesday meeting with senior officials from the Defense Ministry and defense industry where the Zapad-2017 strategic drills were discussed, Fina...

Zakharchenko asked to unite DPR, LPR into "Novorossiya", take lead

UNIAN

A video has been uploaded on social networks showing one of the militant commanders in the so-called “Luhansk People’s Republic” appealing to the self-proclaimed “leader” of the neighboring “Donetsk People’s Republic” (DPR) terrorist organization, A...

Poltava burger bar wins Top 2017 European Restaurant Award

UNIAN

The Shade Burger interior was ranked as Europe's finest at the 2017 Restaurant and Design Awards in London on October 5, according to Business Ukraine magazine.

Wizz Air to launch new London-Lviv flights from September 2018

UkrInform

Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz Air has announced it will expand its route network with five new routes from London, among which are flights to the city of Lviv, according to the company’s website.

EU Delegation head condemns recent searches in Crimean Tatars' houses

UNIAN

Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine Hugues Mingarelli has condemned recent searches in the houses of Crimean Tatars in Russian-occupied Crimea.

Congressional aides may reveal detals on pro-Russia GOP platform change - media

UNIAN

As U.S. investigators probe whether President Donald Trump's campaign orchestrated a Russia-friendly change to the Republican Party platform last summer, three senior Capitol Hill aides — including Speaker Paul Ryan's chief of staff — may have answers about how the episode unf...

High-profile criminal investigations face total collapse

KyivPost

After making very little progress in the four years after the EuroMaidan Revolution that drove President Viktor Yanukovych from power, high-profile investigations into the crimes of the former regime — as well as current crimes — face an even worse scenario: total collapse. The reason...

Russia brings troops into occupied Luhansk region to curb local mafia - Carpenter

UkrInform

Russia is bringing military columns into the territory of the occupied Luhansk region to establish order among the criminals who were allowed to govern in the self-proclaimed republics in the east of Ukraine.

Rada's National Security Committee completes drafting bill on Donbas reintegration

UNIAN

Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada Committee on National Security and Defense has finalized the preparation of the draft law on Donbas reintegration for the second reading, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

Stratfor: Hints of a shift in the Ukraine conflict

UNIAN

The U.S. private intelligence company Stratfor says it's been an action-packed week for negotiations over the conflict in Ukraine, according to its overview.

Ukraine's Deputy PM: Belarus' friendship assurances hypocritical amid arrests of Ukrainians

UNIAN

Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Vyacheslav Kyrylenko says Belarusian officials' assurances of friendship look hypocritical amid the detention of Ukrainian citizens in Belarus.

Bill on completion of two Khmelnytsky NPP units to be tabled in early 2018

UNIAN

President of Ukraine's national nuclear energy generating company Energoatom Yuriy Nedashkovsky expects that a draft law regulating the completion of power units Nos. 3 and 4 at Khmelnytsky nuclear power plant (KhNPP) will be tabled in parliament in early 2018.

Ukrinform: Ukrainian IT company among 500 world’s largest software manufacturers

KyivPost

Ukrainian company N-iX, a member of the Association “IT Ukraine”, has been included in the Software 500 ranking according to the Software Magazine. Read more here. The post Ukrinform: Ukrainian IT company among 500 world’s largest software manufacturers appeared first on KyivPost.

UNDP in Ukraine: Luhansk entrepreneur uses innovative method to rebuild roads in Donbas

UNIAN

The United Nations Development Programme will present on November 24 16 video stories showing successful enterprises from the east of the country. The stories feature ordinary people who have managed to start or develop a business and create new jobs. The stories are motivating, and the business ...

Justice Minister explains how citizens can exercise new rights during law enforcement raids

UNIAN

Video recording of investigative actions, a mandatory presence of a lawyer, and a ban on seizing computer hardware are the main innovations included in government-submitted bill No. 7275 on counteracting pressure on businesses.

Sharoiko detained by Belarusian KGB – NUJU head

UNIAN

Ukrainian correspondent of UA: Ukrainian Radio, former UNIAN reporter in Minsk, citizen of Ukraine Pavlo Sharoiko was detained by operatives of the State Security Committee (KGB) of Belarus, according to the head of the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU) Sergiy Tomilenko.

EBRD develops local currency lending to SMEs in Ukraine

UNIAN

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing fresh funds to develop local currency lending and small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) support mechanisms in Ukraine, according to a statement by the EBRD.

Reuters: Oil prices steady as rising U.S. output undermines OPEC cuts

UNIAN

Oil prices were little changed on Tuesday as the impact from expectations of an extended OPEC-led production cut was canceled out by rising output in the United States, according to Reuters.

82-year-old Crimean Tatar liberation struggle veteran died soon after detention by Russian invade...

Censor.Net

Vedzhie Kashka, 82, died of stress induced by her detention by the Russian secret services in Crimea.