Soviet propaganda concealed information about the casualties of the Soviet Union during the war in Afghanistan in the same way as the Kremlin now classifies data about its losses in Donbas and Syria, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said.
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Ukrainian citizens can travel to Uruguay without a visa starting from today, February 15.
The Shevchenkivsky District Court of Kyiv arrested chairman of the Kherson Regional Council Vladyslav Manher until March 3. The judge ruled that Manher could be bailed for UAH 2.497 million (about USD 89,000).
Kyiv's District Administrative Court has canceled its previous ruling that banned Ulana Suprun from performing the duties of Ukraine's health minister.
Ukraine has called on Coordinator of the Humanitarian Working Group at the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG), OSCE Ambassador Toni Frisch to engage in the establishment of the fate of more than 70 Ukrainians who are likely to be held in prisons in occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
British daily newspaper The Guardian will now use in its articles the name of the capital of Ukraine according to English spelling - "Kyiv" - instead of the old form of "Kiev," the Guardian journalist Shaun Walker has reported on his Twitter account.
Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada Human Rights Commissioner Liudmyla Denisova and the EU representatives discussed the release of Ukrainian political prisoners and prisoners of war.
The Cabinet of Ministers has issued an order that allows Ulana Suprun to fulfill the duties of Ukraine's health minister, in particular, to sign documents on the distribution of medicines and vaccines, the Ukrainian Health Ministry has reported on Facebook.
The Moscow City Court has rejected appeals filed by eight more Ukrainian sailors, prisoners of war, leaving them in custody until April 24, according to Russian news agency TASS.
45% of Donbas residents say that pardoning the participants in the military hostilities against the Ukrainian troops for the sake of ending the war in eastern Ukraine is unacceptable.
More than 70% of Ukrainians share the opinion that the war is currently ongoing between Russia and Ukraine, according to a survey conducted by the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation and the Razumkov Center.
The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) recorded a significant increase in the number of ceasefire violations in Donetsk and Luhansk regions on February 11, according to a report published by the SMM on February 12.
HBO has unveiled the first shots of the Chernobyl miniseries based on actual events that took place in Ukraine in April 1986.
Ulana Suprun, who was suspended as Ukraine's acting health minister, has the right to perform the duties of first deputy health minister.