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. …
Cossack armed units of the Luhansk Pro-Kremlin republic intend to start armed resistance to Russian military after November 7.
The statement was made by the Press department of the Ukrainian Ministry of defense.
The situation around Russian forces trying to exert control over the Cossack units in the separatist’s republic is spiraling out of control.
On November 7th the representatives of the Cossacks are going to hold a meeting to express their "no confidence" of the authorities of the …
Local Elections are taking place in Ukraine this Sunday, October 25th.
There is no voting in Crimea and the Territories of Luhansk and Donetsk regions which are not under the Government control.
The voting stations will close at 21 00 Moscow time and the results will begin to arrive shortly after.
According to the information provided by The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) about 70% of the Ukrainian population will take part in Elections.
IFES forecasts "Block of …