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SkyUp plane to undergo processing, air conditioning filters to be replaced after evacuation from China.

The plane of SkyUp Airlines (Kyiv), which will evacuate Ukrainian citizens from China, will undergo two-day processing after the flight, the airlines director general Yevhen Khainatsky has said.

Foreign citizens evacuated from China on Ukrainian plane to be observed in Ukraine.

Foreign citizens evacuated from China on a Ukrainian plane will be observed in Ukraine, Health Minister Zoriana Skaletska said at a briefing on Tuesday.

Very concerned about latest military escalation in the area – Swiss ambassador during his visit to Luhansk region.

Swiss ambassador to Ukraine Claude Wild visited the contact line during his visit to the Luhansk region, and stressed that he was very concerned about the recent military escalation in the area.

Ex-head of Troika Dialog Ukraine Yershov to head Ukrainian Exchange with doubled capital.

Ex-head of Troika Dialog Ukraine investment company Artemiy Yershov will head Ukrainian Exchange (Kyiv) with doubled capital, Ukrainian Exchange Business Development Director Aleksei Sukhorukov has said.

One Ukrainian killed, three injured, two shell-shocked following enemy attack in Luhansk region – Gen.

Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Ruslan Khomchak has said that one Ukrainian serviceman was killed, three were injured and another two were shell-shocked as a result of the enemy attack on the positions of the Joint Forces...

Ukrainian Gaming Week 2020

UAH 460 mln AMCU fine is unreasonable, said the Director of Imperial Tobacco in Ukraine.

Interfax-Ukraine's exclusive interview with General Manager of Imperial Tobacco in Ukraine Rastislav Cernak

Interfax-Ukraine to host press conference 'Merger of Ecology Ministry with Energy Ministry led to critical environmental situation in Ukraine'.

On Tuesday, February 18, at 13.00, the press center of the Interfax-Ukraine News Agency will host a press conference dedicated to the assessment of leading ecologists of Ukraine, the association of ministries of ecology and energy in one departmen...

Observation site for evacuatees from China's Wuhan to be under 24-hour guard – Skaletska.

The observation site, where Ukrainian citizens, foreigners, crew members and convoy evacuated from Wuhan (Hubei Province, China) will be under observation for 14 days, will be under round-the-clock guard of the law enforcement authorities, said He...

Zelensky calls NSDC meeting on situation in Donbas

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has called a meeting of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) to decide on Ukraine's further steps following the enemy attack on the positions of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) in Donbas on Tues...

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IMF team of experts will visit Kyiv – IMF representative in Ukraine.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), whose managing director Kristalina Georgieva in Munich on February 15 discussed the preparation of a new cooperation program with President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, has sent a group of experts to Kyiv.

Russia-led armed forces attack JFO positions in Donbas along disengagement line: battle starts bringing losses among Ukrainian soldiers – JFO HQ.

The illegal armed formations on Tuesday morning attacked the positions of the subdivisions of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) near such residential areas as Novotoshkivske, Orikhove, Krymske, Khutir Vilny, a JFO press center reported.

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Naftogaz holds consultations with investment banks, potential investors as for IPO – Kobolev.

Naftogaz Ukrainy last week held consultations with investment banks and potential investors about the prospects for an IPO of the group, having received positive feedback, Naftogaz CEO Andriy Kobolev has said.

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Oleksandrivska hospital cardiologists perform first mechanical heart implant – Kyiv administration.

Cardiac surgeons of the Oleksandrivska Clinical Hospital of Kyiv have performed the first mechanical heart implantation operation at its municipal medical institution, the press service of the Kyiv City State Administration (KSCA) said.

National Police launches inquiry into work of Ant-Corruption Action Center under appeal of MP Derkach.

The National Police has entered into the Unified Register of Pre-trial Investigations a case on the possible theft of international technical assistance with the participation of the Anti-Corruption Action Center.

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Ukraine not yet planning evacuation of citizens from cruise liner.

Ukraine does not yet plan to evacuate 23 its citizens from a Diamond Princess cruise liner, which now is on a quarantine in Japan, deputy health minister Viktor Liashko said at a press conference in Kyiv on Monday.

Prystaiko says terms of Iran's steps for progress in inquiry of UIA plane crash expire.

Foreign Minister of Ukraine Vadym Prystaiko has said that the terms for taking decisions by Iran necessary for progress in the investigation of downing the Ukrainian International Airlines (UIA) plane near Tehran on January 8, in particular for de...

Persons with coronavirus symptoms won't be accessed on board of aircraft evacuating Ukrainians from Wuhan – Health ministry.

Persons with coronavirus symptoms will not be allowed on board an aircraft evacuating Ukrainian citizens from Wuhan, Deputy Minister of Health Viktor Liashko has said.

Reform of housing, utility reform should open market of public utilities for investments – Shmyhal.

Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Community Development and Territories Denys Shmyhal believes that the essence of housing and communal services reform in Ukraine should be the opening of the market for public utilities for investment.

Ukraine has all technical capabilities to decrypt 'black boxes' of UIA plane shot down by Iran – Danilov.

The Ukrainian side continues to insist on the need for a priority study of the flight recorders of the Boeing-737-800 aircraft of Ukraine International Airlines (UIA), which was shot down in Iran on January 8, 2020.

No laboratory-confirmed case of coronavirus Covid-19 recorded in Ukraine – Health Ministry.

The Ministry of Health of Ukraine reports the absence of laboratory-confirmed cases of Covid-19 coronavirus in Ukraine.

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Some 5,000 high-rise buildings to undergo partial energy efficiency renovations, up to 1,000 houses full renovations in 2020 – official.

Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Development of Communities and Territories Denys Shmyhal has announced partial energy efficiency modernization of 5,000 high-rise buildings and full energy efficiency renovations for 700-1,000 houses in Ukraine i...

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Ministry of Digital Transformation, Eurasia Foundation sign memos under open data project with four cities of Ukraine.

The Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine and private organization Eurasia Foundation (the United States) have signed trilateral memorandums of cooperation as part of the implementation of the Open Data for Cities in Ukraine program with c...

Rotation of Ukrainian investigators on MH17 case is planned, won't affect upcoming trial – Prystaiko.

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Vadym Prystaiko notes that the change of Ukrainian investigators in the case of the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in 2014 is planned and will not affect the upcoming lawsuit in The Hague.

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