As reported by Ukrainian TSN news service, a monitor from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine in the town of Sievierodonetsk in Luhansk region, who has been suspended for misbehavior apparently involving alcohol, has turned to be an officer from Russia's GRU Main Intelligence Directorate.
A TSN journalist once heard an OSCE SMM monitor who later introduced himself as Maksim Udovichenko promoting Russian propaganda among locals in Luhansk region while being not on OSCE …
Ukraine's ranking has risen over 13 positions in the annual ranking on the status of doing business published by the World Bank’s Doing Business-2016. Ukraine holds the 83rd place in the ranking.
Results of a new study, which covers the second half of 2014 and first half 2015, was published on the Doing Business website.
A key reform that bolstered a raise in the Ukraine rating is simplification of Ukraine business registration.
Ukraine has been rising in the ranking for the second …
As reported by a military spokesman Oleksandr Zavtonov, a Ukrainian soldier was killed by fire from Russia-backed separatists near the Donetsk airport on October 26.
It is the first reported Ukrainian military death since mid-October, as the fragile cease-fire negotiated in Minsk in February has generally held.
At the same time a separatists spokesman accused the Ukrainian military of launching an attack on the airport. Officials in Kyiv denied that claim.
AFP reported that local residents …
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will fly to Kyiv today.The Commerce Department noted that upon arriving in Kiev, Pritzker will meet with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and will discuss "progress on the country’s ambitious economic reform agenda."
"During the bilateral talks, Prime Minister of Ukraine and the U.S. Secretary of Commerce will discuss the Ukraine government’s program of economic reforms, the major achievements of the parties …
The war in Donbass forces Ukrainian women to leave their children in orphanages and shelters.
An episode aired on Ukrainian TSN channel talks about Ukrainian women who have had to leave their children in orphanages because the war took from them everything they had.
In Mariupol Care shelter there are children whose parents have submitted applications to leave them there due to their financial situations.
During the war there are many who have lost their homes and ended up on the street. …