On the same day he accepted Igor Kolomoisky’s resignation as Dnipropetrovsk governor, President Petro Poroshenko on March 25 signed a bill that allows the state to assert control over joint-stock companies where it has 50 percent plus one share or more voting rights. The law prevents gridlock situations from happening when it comes to decision-making on how earnings get disbursed, for example.
Undefeated Dynamo Kyiv took the perch of the Premier League championship over the weekend after shutting out Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 3-0 on the road. It was Dnipro’s first loss 11 rounds into the season in front of 22,609 spectators, dropping to second place. After losing for the third time this season, Shakhtar remained in third place after being upset 2-1 by Metalurg Donetsk on neutral turf in northern Kyiv’s Obolon Stadium.
Ukraine's government and business community should be closely following the financial collapse of Mriya Agro Holding. At stake, according to investors, creditors and industry players, is the ability of cash-starved Ukrainian companies to get financing in the future.
Some 150 masked intruders with Praviy Sektor insignia blocked all entry points to Rinat Akhmetov's Zaporizhstal Iron & Steel Works on Oct. 15, his Metinvest steel holding said.
Editor’s Note: This is article was updated to include a response the Kyiv Post received from Mriya Agro Holding on Oct. 15.
LVIV – Serhiy Sydorchuk’s tallied the only goal to give the Ukrainian hosts a 1-0 victory over FYR Macedonia on Oct. 12 in their Group C 2016 European soccer championship qualifying fixture.
Dynamo Kyiv handed Shakhtar Donetsk its second loss of the premier league season on Oct. 6 in Kyiv’s Olympic Stadium, and its first defeat to the arch rival in four seasons and seven fixtures.
LVIV – A smashing left hook towards the end of the seventh round by Oleksandr Usyk (5-0, 5 KOs) sent Daniel “Billy the Kid” Bruwer (24-6-1, 21 KOs) to the canvas on Oct. 4 to secure the 2012 Olympic gold medalist the World Boxing Organization Intercontinental interim title.
Geneva-based Swissport International, a leading airport ground and cargo handling company, is heading to the nation's highest commercial court – again.
National team coach Mykhailo Fomenko on Sept. 29 called up four new players for the next two 2016 European soccer championship qualifier matches who didn’t appear in the debut loss to Slovakia.
Geneva-based airport and airlines service company Swissport International on Sept. 23 closed one of two chapters to restore ownership rights in a local cargo handler worth an estimated $25 million that it lost to its erstwhile partner Ukraine International Airlines.
KYIV, Ukraine – Slovakia successfully defended an early first-half goal to take its opening Group C European soccer championship qualifier against Ukraine 1-0 thanks to midfielder Robert Mak’s accurate pointer in the 17th minute. Fellow midfielder Marek Hamsik accurately found him at the 60-meter mark that the PAOK footballer touched ahead splitting two Ukrainian defenders who were belatedly closing the gap as he hit home.
Ukraine’s 35-year-old national football team captain Anatoliy Tymoshchuk will miss the Sept. 8 European football championship 2016 qualifying match with Slovakia due to injury.
The main picture accompanying this op-ed of the “little green man” wasn’t taken in Crimea during Russia’s annexation of the peninsula and wasn’t shot this week when they again invaded Ukraine with columns of tanks and other hardware.
When the nation’s 803 higher learning centers open their doors next month to more than 2 million students, they will have newly delegated powers to pass on knowledge how they want and by whom, according to a landmark bill that was passed on July 1.
Ukraine’s military has lost 18 aircraft since April 7 as part of the government’s efforts to rid eastern Ukraine of Kremlin-backed insurgents and Russian mercenaries, resulting in 89 deaths, and causing at least $250 million in damages, a statistical analysis by UNIAN news agency states.
Ukraine national soccer team coach Mykhailo Fomenko called up seven Shakhtar Donetsk, six Dynamo Kyiv, and five Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk players, as well as five debutantes for the 28-man squad that will play Slovakia at home in their first 2016 European soccer championship qualifier match on Sept. 8.
Then risk an administrative fine of Hr 51 by enjoying a “street beer” for less than $1 when exiting at any of the nearby kiosks that are usually found hugging desolate-looking public places. Despite a nationwide prohibition on carrying open alcoholic beverages, thirsty pedestrians can often get fresh beer on tap at major intersections in summertime. As an added bonus, babushkas sometimes sell loosies, or individual cigarettes, for those who are in denial of their addiction.
An American has reportedly become the first foreign casualty on the Ukrainian side of the military conflict against Russian mercenaries and Kremlin-backed forces in eastern Ukraine.