Popular on social media Ukrainian scientist invents eco-friendly ‘plastic’ bags 1692 Can you guess regions of Ukraine by their location and outline? (QUIZ) 442 Rada wrecks army’s reform plans, threatens NATO cooperation 331 We are offering a 24% discount in celebration of our 24th year in business! The latest news: An unidentified assailant has shot a businessman dead in Kyiv. The victim, who owned a jewelry factory, was connected to a high-profile corruption case, dubbed the “Diamond Prosecutors” case. Lower taxes and fairer regulation — that’s what economic representatives of Ukraine’s top presidential candidates promised the business community during a meeting with businesspeople. Find out each candidate’s plans. Facebook will prohibit foreign-funded advertisements for Ukraine’s March 31 presidential election in a move to thwart efforts to manipulate voters, the Unian news agency reports. … [Read more...] about Daily Digest: Top news of Tuesday, March 5
Popular on social media Ukrainian church receives historic independence on Orthodox Christmas Eve 644 US Navy warship to enter Black Sea to support ‘allies and partners’ 608 Lviv Mayor Andriy Sadovy joins presidential race 444 Ukraine’s soldiers are approaching a grim anniversary: five years of war with Russia in the eastern Donbas region. Our correspondent reports from eastern Donetsk Oblast. Just three days after the U.S. Navy dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry entered the Black Sea, Russia has sent a large anti-submarine destroyer, the Severomorsk of Russia’s Northern Fleet, into the sea. As Ukraine begins liberalizing its foreign currency controls, local ATMs will now be able to give out dollars and euros. Paul Manafort, the former chairman of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, shared polling data during the 2016 campaign with Konstantin Kilimnik, a business associate and employee accused of … [Read more...] about Daily Digest: Top news of Wednesday, Jan. 9
Popular on social media Unification Council elects head of Ukrainian Orthodox Church 1686 Vatican recognizes autocephalous church in Ukraine 746 Veselka serves hundreds daily with Ukrainian cuisine in Manhattan 593 National Parliament extends 17-year-old farmland sales moratorium for another year. The Verkhovna Rada, on Dec. 20 passed a law extending the country’s farmland sales moratorium until Jan. 1, 2020. The highly controversial ban on an open land market was supported by 231 members of parliament. The Ukrainian parliament has passed a law requiring the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate to rename itself to reflect the fact that it is based in Russia. It will now likely be known as the “Russian Orthodox Church in Ukraine.” Poster of pro-Russian politician leads to fight among lawmakers. A scuffle broke out in parliament after the Dec. 20 vote on renaming the Orthodox Church loyal to Moscow. … [Read more...] about Daily Digest: Top news of Thursday, Dec. 20
The text of the email included the actual physical address of UNIAN LLC and a telephone number unknown to the editorial board, the news agency wrote in a statement. Perpetrators who are yet to be identified have sent from [email protected] – an address that is non-related to UNIAN – to a number of Ukrainian media outlets a barrage of "breaking news" emails wrongfully claiming the fugitive ex-president of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych has died at a Moscow hospital. The text of the email included the actual physical address of UNIAN LLC and a telephone number unknown to the editorial board, the news agency wrote in a statement. UNIAN has in no way contributed to the distribution of the message and neither is the e-mail address [email protected] in any way related to UNIAN. It is not managed by its editors or other departments of the Company. "Our news agency uses only email addresses from the unian.net domain belonging to us," the statement reads. "Unfortunately, … [Read more...] about Provocation: Imposters posing as “UNIAN” report Yanukovych death
Popular on social media As Ukraine imports most of its coal from Russia, ‘Russia sells coal stolen from … 324 Ukraine bursts into top 20 viewers of Pornhub in 2018 296 Ukraine to receive the Orthodox Church independence on Christmas Eve 186 Ukraine and the world The U.S, House of Representatives on Dec.11 joined the Senate in approving a resolution that the 85th anniversary of the Ukrainian Famine of 1932-1933, known as the Holodomor, should serve as a reminder of repressive Soviet policies against the people of Ukraine.” Both the Senate and House resolutions recognize “that ‘Joseph Stalin and those around him committed genocide against the Ukrainians in 1932–1933.’” National news Ukrainian court unfreezes accounts of Yanukovych allies’ firms. Kyiv’s Pechersky court has ruled to lift the freezing order as regards at least 26 accounts, which law enforcers associate with fugitive … [Read more...] about Daily Digest: Top news from Friday, Dec. 14.