• The First Deputy Chairman of Naftogaz was arrested in Kiev

    The First Deputy Chairman of the Board of the National Joint-Stock Company, Naftogaz of Ukraine, and the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Odessa Port Plant (OPP), Serhiy Pereloma, were arrested and jailed for 60 days by the court of Kiev on charges of theft of government property, the TV channel 112 Ukraine reports.  

    It is reported that the court set bail at 80 million hryvnia ($3.2 million at current exchange rates).  However, after the meeting Pereloma said that he had no such money …

  • Canadian opposition has criticized Prime Minister Trudeau for not providing enough assistance to Ukraine

    Canadian authorities are being accused of failing to cooperate with Ukraine in a defense sphere, as well as for not providing satellite information to the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

    It had been established that after the visit of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Ukraine that help would be provided. However, the volume of this assistance is far from what is required for Ukraine as the country strives to confront its aggressor in the east.

    The Canadian Shadow Defense Minister, James …

  • Ukrainian-US Sea Breeze 2016 naval exercises begin in the Black Sea

    The Sea Breeze 2016 naval exercises have begun in Ukraine, Deutsche Welle reported.

    The US-led exercises involve sailors and ships from Ukraine, the US, Turkey and Romania, and several other countries.

    According to the press service of the Ukrainian Navy command, this year, the size of the maneuvers has been significantly expanded.

    Acting First Deputy Commander of the Ukrainian Navy Roman Gladky stated that this year’s exercises will include an aviation component as well as a multinational …

  • Russia begins drilling operations off the coast of Ukraine

    Russia has installed the jack-up rig “Sivash” in the Ukrainian waters of the Black Sea.

    Border guard officers have reported a violation of norms of the international law of the sea by Russia. Namely, they recorded drilling operations on the sea shelf of Ukraine, the State Border Guard Service official website informs. As stated in the report, relevant ministries and agencies have already been informed of this incident.

    “Between July 16–17, the ship of the State Border Guard Service, in …

  • Ukraine resumes gas imports from Poland

    Ukraine has resumed importing gas from Poland, according to Maxim Belyavskiy, the head of the press service of Uktranzgaz, the Ukrainian gas transit company 

    “Today, July 17, 2015 Ukraine resumed the import of the Polish Gas," Belyavskiy said on Saturday.

    “On Saturday Ukraine resumed the import of gas from Poland [totalling] up to 0.3 million cubic meters per day. The import from Slovakia increased to 8.8 million cubic meters per day,” he wrote on his Facebook page.

    On May 16, Ukraine …