• Poroshenko: Ukraine preparing to respond to Russian aggression in Sea of Azov

    The Ukrainian military is preparing to fight back against Russian aggression in the Sea of Azov. Ukraine’s Navy shows a high level of combat readiness, drills are being held in the north coast of the Sea of Azov, and Ukrainian soldiers are being trained to repel enemy attacks, said Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko at the swearing-in ceremony of students at the Ivan Bohun Military High School in Kyiv.

    “We are preparing to repel Russian aggression in the sea of Azov. The gunpowder must be …

  • Ukrainian President appoints first female army general

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed six orders to confer the rank of general. Among them, receiving the title of major general, is Lyudmyla Shuhaley, head of the Military Medical Office of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU). The orders were published on the president’s official website.

    The order states that the title of major general is to be awarded to colonel Shuhaley Lyudmyla Mykolayivna, head of the SBU’s medicine service.

    In addition, Poroshenko has conferred another 12 …

  • The state of Utah recognizes Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people

    The press service of the Ukrainian Embassy in the US reports that the American state of Utah recognized the Holodomor (famine) of 1932-1933 as the genocide of Ukrainian people.

    "On October 10, in Salt Lake City, in the presence of the Ukraine Ambassador to the USA, Valeriy Chaly, Honorary Consul of Ukraine in Utah Jonathan Friedman and the Governor of the State of Utah, Gary Herbert signed the Declaration of Victims Commemoration of the Holodomor genocide of 1932-1933 in Ukraine," the …

  • US calls on Russia to stop supplying Donbas militants with weapons

    Russia should stop supplying lethal weapons to its associates in the east of Ukraine, the US Embassy in Ukraine stated on Twitter.

    Diplomats referenced the information and photos of the Special Monitoring Mission of the OSCE.

    "A picture is worth a thousand words. Russia must stop providing lethal weapons under cover of night to its proxies in eastern Ukraine. These weapons, including those spotted by the Mission's UAV, kill soldiers and civilians alike. Only Russia can bring an end to …

  • Estonian travel agencies face criminal charges for organizing trips to annexed Crimea

    Estonian Prosecutor’s Office opened a criminal investigation against several Estonian travel agencies suspected of organizing tourist trips to Ukraine’s territory, which was annexed by Russia, reports Postimees news website, with the reference to Estonian media.

    "The State Prosecutor’s Office confirms that on Tuesday, five Estonian travel agencies offices were searched based on the suspicion that they offer tourist trips to the Russian-occupied Crimea and Sevastopol, where, in accordance with …