Monthly Archives: November 2019

Editor’s opinion: Instead of legalizing prostitution the government should make military service for women obligatory

I think that legalizing the sexual/physical exploitation of Ukrainian women is a criminal move, and i hope the Ukrainian Rada will not approve it. Instead Ukraine should make military service for women obligatory. Ukraine will need any men and women to protect itself until Donbas is liberated and Ukraine finally joined Nato. © 2019 Ukraine Today Advertising Advertisements

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Zelenskyy, PGO And SBU Representatives Fail To Attend Parliamentary Hearing On Safety Of Journalists

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and representatives of the Prosecutor-General’s Office and the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) did not attend the parliamentary hearing on the safety of journalists. The Ukrainian News Agency’s correspondent reported from the venue of the parliamentary hearing. Deputy Prime Minister Kyrylo Tymoshenko represented the Office of the President of Ukraine at the parliamentary hearing, but he did

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Director General of Ukraine’s Defense Concern: some company’s advisers are appointed by Trump

Aivaras Abromavicius, director of the Ukrainian defense industry conglomerate UkrOboronProm, told Ukrinform in an interview that some of his advisers are foreigners, and one of them was delegated by US President Donald Trump. Abromavicius said that he has three advisers on a pro bono basis. “I hope to see them on the staff as soon as possible,” he added. “We also have

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Russia to pay China for Gazprom’s new megaproject

The Russian government has officially given the green light to Gazprom’s new megaproject, a $12 billion gas and chemical complex in Ust-Luga, reports finanz.ru. On Tuesday November 5, the state-owned company VEB.RF and the Baltic Chemical Complex (a fully-owned subsidiary of RusGazDobycha) signed a credit agreement to allocate 111 billion rubles ($1.75 billion) to the project. The enterprise’s raw materials will

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Zelensky promises delayed wages at Ukroboronprom will be paid off soon

Abromavičius says the debts will be settled within six months. REUTERS Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has promised that delayed wages at the enterprises incorporated into state-run Ukroboronprom Concern will be paid off soon. “The state will settle [the debt] – we should do it soon. All the debts at Ukroboronprom’s enterprises [will be paid off],” Zelensky said at a joint

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SBU nabs smugglers supplying combat aircraft spare parts to Russia (Photo)

During the raid, the organizer of the scheme resisted arrest and even tried to open fire at the SWAT unit. The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has blocked a scheme of smuggling military aircraft components to Russia via Boryspil International Airport. Operatives and investigators of the security agency established that a group of six active participants, all holders of Russian

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Zelensky “shocked” at Malyshev Armored Plant’s poor performance

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky expressed outrage at the fact that the Kharkiv-based Malyshev Plant over the past ten years has built only one tank for the Armed Forces of Ukraine. “We have more than 10% of Ukroboronprom’s enterprises located in Kharkiv region. We just visited the aircraft factory, the legendary Malyshev Plant, and we saw what’s happening there. First,

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Serbia gives up purchase of S-400 systems over threat of US sanctions

Earlier, it was reported that Serbian authorities were considering buying S-400 surface-to-air missile systems on long-term credit S-400 air defense missile systems© Sergei Bobylev/TASS BELGRADE, November 6. /TASS/. Serbia does not intend to purchase Russian-made S-400 air defense missile systems, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said in an interview with the RTS national television on Wednesday. Vucic earlier attended the Slavic

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Putin says Russia will not threaten other states with its advanced weapons

Russia plans to continue expanding our defense potential, according to Putin © Mikhail Klimentyev/Russian Presidential Press and Information Office/TASS MOSCOW, November 6. /TASS/. Russia will continue expanding its defense potential, however, it is ready to do everything to promote disarmament, Russian President Vladimir Putin said during a meeting with high-ranking officers and prosecutors. “Our army and our fleet have proven

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Estonia refuses entry to Russian ship and plane with Russian Deputy Prime Minister onboard

The spokesperson for the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova said that Estonia, without any explanation, did not allow the Russian vessel Academician Primakov to enter its territorial waters, reports Interfax news agency. According to her, this decision of the Estonian side was “extremely surprising” for the Russian Foreign Ministry, as this year, Estonia already permitted this vessel to enter its waters twice.

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Ukrainian President orders to implement NATO compliant army management system by the end of the year

During a meeting with the leadership of the Verkhovna Rada and the Government, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said that he had ordered the Ukrainian Defense Ministry to implement defense forces management system compliant with NATO standards by the end of 2019, reports the press service of the Ukrainian President. It is also noted that the Ukrainian Defense Ministry should create new law

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Motor Sich is strategic enterprise, should be ‘related’ to president, no discussions on it

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky notes that he cannot completely disregard the fate of PJSC Motor Sich, since this enterprise is strategic for the country. “All I know about this is the thesis that you’ve just talked about. I also read about it, and I read it at night. I didn’t meet anyone, I didn’t talk to anyone about it.

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Average salary to reach UAH 12,500 in 2020 – Mylovanov

The Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture has projected in its macroeconomic forecast that the average salary in Ukraine will grow to UAH 12,500 in 2020. Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture Tymofiy Mylovanov wrote about this on Facebook. “According to the macroeconomic forecast of the Economic Development Ministry, the following average salaries are projected for the following

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Russia’s Gazprom wants Ukraine to waive claims, cancel fines

Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller has met with German Federal Government Commissioner for Gas Transit across Ukraine Georg Graf Waldersee to discuss issues related to the interaction between Gazprom and Ukraine in the gas sector from 2020 onward, the press service of the Russian gas monopoly has reported. “The first issue concerns the settling of court disputes between Gazprom and the

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CNN: Diplomat says he told Ukraine that aid was conditioned on announcing investigation in new testimony

Sondland testified that it would be “improper” for Giuliani to push the Ukrainians to investigate Biden or get involved in the 2020 election. REUTERS U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland amended his previous closed-door testimony with House impeachment investigators to say that he told a top Uk rainian political aide that the release of U.S. security aid was

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