Almost 70% of Kyiv subway passengers do not use plastic tokens to pay for travel, preferring a contactless fare payment system.
Society and Culture
Serhiy Yakymov from the Ukrainian city of Zhytomyr is among a hundred of candidates who could become the first humans of Mars within the Mars One Dutch space project. To move closer to the goal and prepare for the trip, the guy moved to Los Angeles a year ago.
Flamingos have returned to Lake Syvash in Kherson region, southern Ukraine. Last year, three flamingo couples nested along the shores of a salt lake on the island of Churiuk near the Azov-Syvash National Nature Park.
Mr. Nils Melzer, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, underscores that the cases of torture have decreased significantly in Ukraine since 2016.
Ukrainian high school student Valentyn Frechka won a gold medal at the Genius Olympiad in the United States.
Ukrainians in Lisbon ask Portuguese president to discuss with Putin the release of political prisoners
Ukrainian activists in Lisbon called on President of Portugal Marcelo Rebelo De Sousa to discuss in Moscow the issue of release of Oleg Sentsov and other 70 Ukrainian political prisoners.
Governor of the American State of Illinois Bruce Rauner has issued a proclamation on commemoration of the 85th anniversary of Ukrainian Famine Genocide (Holodomor of 1932-33) in 2018.
Verkhovna Rada Human Rights Commissioner Liudmyla Denisova has not been allowed to enter a penal colony in Labytnangi, Russia, where Ukrainian political prisoner Oleg Sentsov is being held.
Education and Science Minister Lilia Hrynevych says that the education reform in Ukraine would be impossible without the support of teachers and international partners.
This summer, Ukraine’s Kherson region expects to receive more than 4 million tourists.
American writer Stephen King urges to support Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov and seek his release.
The Ukrainian side has forwarded an official letter on behalf of 38 countries to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres before his visit to Russia with the request to assist in the liberation of Oleg Sentsov and all other political hostages of the Kremlin from Russian captivity.
It is important for Ukraine that all the parties represented in the Parliament of Scotland supported during the debates the general resolution on recognizing the Holodomor of 1932-33 as the genocide of Ukrainians.
Ukraine’s Environment and Natural Resources Ministry and Hydrometeorological Center have signed a memorandum on the exchange of climatic data.