• Ukraine conducted another regular test-firing of the Vilha missile system

    The Ukrainian State Design Bureau, Luch, reported another successful phase of the Vilha (Alder in Ukrainian) missile system tests. It was indicated that this system is superior to the Tochka-U missile system (with a maximum range of 120 km) in its technical and tactical characteristics.

    All of the components for the production of Vilha are Ukrainian, including a new control system, new rocket fuel system, and a new warhead. One of its features is its missile control system, which provides for …

  • Media: Ukrainian delegation achieved resignation of PACE president

    This week in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) the impossible happened. The Ukrainian delegation achieved the resignation of PACE President Pedro Agramunt, Evropeyskaya Pravda writes.

    It seemed like there was no chance of this: PACE lacks methods for dismissing the president. There was a small chance of stopping his re-election in January, but the assembly did not want to go against tradition, and kept Agramunt as its leader for the second consecutive year.

    On Monday …

  • Banned Russian singer Samoylova will visit the Crimea again

    Russian singer Yuliya Samoylova, who is banned from entering Ukraine is scheduled to perform in the Crimea again. This information was confirmed by the singer’s press service in comments to Radio Liberty Project "Krym.Realiyi.”

    "Yes, she will perform in Sevastopol. At least, as of today it is confirmed. It is expected that Yuliya will sing two to three songs there," said the press service. Crimean media had earlier reported the probability of Samoylova performing in Sevastopol on May 9.

    On …

  • Media finds colleague of Russian general responsible for transportation of the Buk missile system which brought down the MH17

    A Russian journalist managed to track down a person who claims that the voice which can be heard in the SBU (Security Service of Ukraine) recordings about the Boeing belongs to Russian Colonel Sergey Dubinsky, who is believed to be responsible for the transfer of the Buk missile system which shot down the Boeing MH17.

    This is described in the research of Pavel Kanygin for Nova Gazeta.

    Sergey Tiunov, leader of Zaporizhia Self-Defense organization and war veteran in Afghanistan, recognized …

  • IMF supports the creation of anti-corruption courts in Ukraine

    The creation of anti-corruption courts in Ukraine is necessary, according to the IMF Resident Representative in Ukraine, Jerome Vacher, as he stated in an interview with LB.ua.

    "The critical element, anti-corruption courts, is absent. We support both the creation, as well as the initiation of their activities. Ukraine’s other international partners support them too," Vacher said.

    Presently, according to him, most of the anti-corruption cases fall apart in the courts. In addition, the IMF …