Ukraine’s top soccer governing body ruled on June 18 to keep 16 clubs in next season’s premier league calling it a “prerogative” despite a spate of financial problems facing the nation’s football leagues.
Ukrainians named “effective healthcare and rising life expectancy” as the top development priority for the nation, according to a recent nationwide United Nations survey of experts and the general public titled, Ukraine after 2015: Realizing the Future Want for All.
A Kyiv appellate court on June 14 upheld a lower court’s ruling that a chain of debt transfers worth $45 million over the lucrative Ukraina shopping mall formerly owned by the Quinn family in Ireland were “null and void.”
At most, up to two percent of adult Ukrainians aged 18 and over will vacation abroad this summer, findings show from a recent nationwide poll by Kyiv International Institute of Sociology.
Ukrainian premier league soccer team Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih, whose chief financier is reportedly billionaire Igor Kolomoisky, has started bankruptcy proceedings, the club’s official website announced on June 12.
A U.S. district court in New York accepted on June 4 an amended complaint from Universal Trading & Investment Co. (UTICo) to collect on two federal judgment debts worth a total of $41 million from Yulia Tymoshenko and 12 other defendants, including her exiled husband Oleksandr Tymoshenko.
Four second-half goals propelled Ukraine on June 7 one step closer to next year’s World Cup in Brazil with a 4-0 thrashing of group leader Montenegro in Podgorica.
As Swissport’s legal battle against Ukraine International Airlines draws to a close, stakes are rising with the first deputy prime minister, diplomats and one of Ukraine’s ten richest oligarchs getting involved.
Billionaire Ihor Kolomoisky’s soccer club Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk narrowly escaped having its rights revoked to play in European competition because of financial disputes with a German construction company and individual soccer players, according to a May 31 ruling by Ukraine’s soccer governing body.
Multi-brand auto importer Winner Imports Ukraine on May 29 signed a three-year cooperation agreement with Ukraine Football International to become the exclusive automotive sponsor of the national soccer team.
Ukraine and Cameroon played to a goalless draw in their June 2 friendly match at Kyiv’s Olympic Stadium as both depleted sides had crucial starters missing.
Shipping company Ukrrichflot became the latest tenant of Kyiv’s Rialto Business Center, real estate agent DTZ announced on May 30.
Former Olympic pole vaulting champion and record holder Serhiy Bubka declared his candidacy for president of the International Olympic Committee, the website of Ukraine’s Olympic committee announced on May 28.
As the search for Jay Sloop, a retired American doctor, enters its second week, one of his three son’s said that all leads so far have turned up empty and that an unspecified number of cadaver dogs are to arrive from Germany either on May 29 or May 30 to help in the private hunt.
Management at Kyiv’s lucrative Ukraina shopping mall announced it will demand $15 million in compensation that it says was illegally transferred in 2010-2012 by Laryssa Yanez Puga, Ukraina’s former manager, and up to ten of her “close allies,” a press release said.
Kyiv police say that on May 20 they upgraded the case of missing American Dr. Jay Sloop to deliberate murder in order to expend additional resources in his search, which has entered its 13th day.
After hoisting the Ukraine Cup on May 22 with a 3-0 win over Chornomorets Odesa at home, Shakhtar Donetsk proved to its peers that it’s in a league of its own.