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Ryanair launches ticket sales for flights from Ukraine – Omelian

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Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelian has said that Irish low-cost Ryanair airline launches ticket sales on all flights from Ukraine with fares starting from 13 euros in one direction.

Agrarian Policy Ministry invites agrarians to attend international exhibitions abroad

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At the end of October, a number of international agricultural exhibitions will take place in Vietnam, Iran, Kazakhstan and India, and Ukrainian agricultural producers are invited to visit them.

Poroshenko signs law on repayment of salary debts to miners

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a law introducing amendments to Ukraine's state budget for 2018 regarding the payment of wage arrears to miners, the press service of the head of state has said.

Poroshenko congratulates Ukrainian pupils on victory in International Earth Science Olympiad

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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has congratulated Ukrainian pupils Varvara Chernova and Yehor Hrushevyi on their victory in the International Earth Science Olympiad, which was held this year in Thailand.

Extreme fire hazard level remains in Ukraine in coming days

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On August 18-20, extreme level of fire hazard is expected in the territory of Ukraine, except for most areas of western, Zhytomyr, Vinnytsa regions, and on August 19-20 - except for Kyiv region.

Berlin hopes for humanitarian solution to Sentsov case

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Berlin hopes for a humanitarian solution to the issue of Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who has been on hunger strike for 96 days in a Russian colony.

Naftogaz to increase gas prices for industrial consumers by 4.6% from September

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NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine will raise the price of natural gas for industrial consumers and other economic entities by 4.6% from September 1, 2018, the company’s press service reports.

Children from Donetsk region go to Greece

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Children of the ATO soldiers killed in Donbas are having a rest in a children's camp on the peninsula of Halkidiki in Greece.

Cybersecurity center in transport industry to be established in Ukraine – Omelian

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Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelian has said that a cybersecurity center in the transport industry will be established in Ukraine.

Foreign Ministry condemns attack of OSCE observers near Holmivsky

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The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has strongly condemned an attack on observers of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine on the north-eastern outskirts of the temporarily occupied village of Holmivsky in Donetsk region on August 16.

Conference on de-occupation of Crimea to be held in France in October – Ambassador Shamshur

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In the second half of October, a conference on de-occupation of Crimea will be held in France.

NBU sold $24.8 mln at today’s auction

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The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) at the foreign exchange auction today, August 17, 2018, sold $24.80 million at the average weighted exchange rate set at UAH 27.9313 per U.S. dollar, according to the press service of the central bank.

Lviv region gets 36 new school buses assembled in Ukraine

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Lviv region has received 36 new school buses assembled in Ukraine. In particular, new vehicles will be transferred to 17 districts, 11 merged territorial communities and three municipal institutions of regional subordination.

Companies of RGC group purchase goods and services worth UAH1 bln via ProZorro

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In January-June 2018, the volume of purchases carried out by Regional Gas Company (RGC) through the ProZorro public procurement system exceeded UAH 950 million.

Omelian signs new contract with Head of Ukrposhta Ihor Smiliansky

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Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelian signed a new contract with Head of the Ukrainian national postal operator Ukrposhta, Ihor Smiliansky.

Official in Odesa region suspected of embezzling UAH 2 mln

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The head of a unit at Biliaivka District State Administration in Odesa region has been notified of a suspicion of embezzling UAH 2 million allocated from the budget to repair a water supply system, the press service of the regional prosecutor's office has reported.

August pensions already financed by 75.3% - Pension Fund

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The Pension Fund of Ukraine continues to finance pension payments for August 2018, the Fund’s press service reports.

Red Dot Award for Ukraine NOW means recognition of creative industry - Roksolana Stadnyk

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The Red Dot Award for the branding Ukraine NOW means the recognition by the international community of creative industry and government communications in Ukraine.

Signing of FTA between Ukraine and Israel is priority for both countries – Foreign Ministry

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Signing of a free trade agreement (FTA) between Ukraine and Israel by the end of the year is a priority issue for both countries.

NBU plans to sell up to $50 mln at today’s auction

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The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has stated it intends to sell up to $50 million at the foreign exchange auction today, August 17, 2018.

Joint Forces shoot down Russian drone in Donbas

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Ukrainian troops in Donbas have shot down an unmanned aerial vehicle of the Russian occupation troops, which reconnoitered the positions of the Joint Forces, the press center of the headquarters of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) has said.

OSCE observers come under fire in ORDO

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On the morning of August 16, observers of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) came under fire in the north-eastern edge of Holmivskyi (non-government-controlled, 49km north-east of Donetsk).

Almost 27% of employees in Ukraine get salary of over UAH 10,000 - statistics

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The number of Ukrainians earning more than UAH 10,000 per month increased from 17% in June 2017 to 26.8% in June 2018, the Ukrainian government portal has reported, with reference to the State Statistics Service.

Picnic on occasion of Ukraine's Independence Day to take place in Turkey’s Bursa today

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On Friday, August 17, the Ukrainian community in Bursa (Turkey) is going to hold a picnic on the occasion of the 27th anniversary of the Independence Day of Ukraine.

Twenty-two Russians convicted in Ukraine ask Putin for exchange

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Twenty-two Russians imprisoned in Ukraine have written statements asking Russian President Vladimir Putin for their exchange for Ukrainian citizens held in Russian penitentiary institutions.