• Ukrainian who was charged with organizing terror attack in Crimea rejected the accusations

    Volodymyr Serdyuk, a Ukrainian citizen suspected of organizing sabotage in the Crimea by Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), has rejected all accusations against him.

    On the 14th of August, an interview with Serdyuk was released on the website of the Ukrainian public TV channel, Hromadske.tv. During this discussion, Serdyuk said that the only true information given about him was his name, surname and place of military service.

    He went on to confirm that he served in the 37th battalion. …

  • Ukrainian headquarters: Russia provided separatists with Tavolga anti-tank grenade launchers

    The headquarters of the Ukrained Armed Forces reported on their Facebook page that a new, more powerful handheld antitank grenade launcher, RPG-27 Tavolga, is now being used by the separatists in the Donbas region.

    "Separatists of the illegally armed groups have begun to use a wider range of anti-tank weapons, in particular ones that are more powerful," stated the message.

    The staff noted that this weapon is a far more powerful and dangerous modification of the famous RPG-7B and is used to …

  • Lavrov: Russia is not interested in severing diplomatic relations with Ukraine

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stated that Russia is not interested in breaking off diplomatic relations with Ukraine, RIA Novosti reported.

    Speaking at a press conference following a meeting with his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Lavrov said “I do not think that we are now in a situation in which someone is interested in severing diplomatic relations. This is an extreme measure.”

    “I think the main thing now is to not succumb to emotions, not to fall into some extreme …

  • Ukraine is investigating corruption scheme involving top Trump advisor during Yanukovych presidency

    Ukraine’s Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) has discovered handwritten ledgers apparently linking Paul Manafort, the chairman of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, to more than $12 million in undisclosed payments during his time as advisor to former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, The New York Times reported.

    The ledgers are currently being investigated by Ukraine’s newly-formed NABU as possible evidence of widespread corruption during the Yanukovych presidency. Investigators believe …

  • Ukraine has exported more than $1 billion of wheat in 6 months

    In January—July 2016 wheat exports generated revenues of $1.121 billion for Ukraine, as reported by the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine.

    It was reported that Egypt has become the largest market for Ukrainian wheat, importing $217,993 million, which represents 19.43% of the total volume. Indonesia is the second at $157,785 million, representing 14.06%, and the third, Bangladesh, $135.668 million, representing 12.09% of the total volume.

    Wheat imports over the same period totaled only $127,000. …