The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has refused to support a bill on calling early elections of deputies of Kyiv City Council and Kyiv mayor, tabled in by representatives of the opposition BYuT-Batkivshchyna faction.
Kseniya Simonova, Ukraine's sand drawing artist, TV and YouTube star, will be a guest of one of the Oprah Winfrey Show's editions.
After the disaster that occurred in Japan, no food products from that country have come to Ukraine. Now, Vietnam and Norway export their seafood to Ukraine, deputy chairman of the State Committee of Veterinary Medicine of Ukraine Vitaliy Bashynsky told the press Tuesday.
Kyiv City State Administration has developed 13 special tour itineraries for visitors of the UEFA 2012 European Football Championship to be held in Poland and Ukraine, the press service of the KSCA reported.
The State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine has officially registered in Ukraine iodine-131 from the quake-hit Fukushima-1 NPP in Japan. On March 27, iodine-131 was detected in a microscopic lowest measured concentration, the chief inspector for nuclear and radiation safety Mykhailo Hashev told the press Wednesday.
A traditional festival of Jewish culture has got underway in Chernihiv, north of Ukraine. It brings together creative teams of the Jewish community of Chernigov region and guests from other cities of Ukraine.
It will take about 100 years to decommission the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in full, Dmytro Bobrov, first deputy chairman of the State Agency of Ukraine for the Alienation Zone, reported.
First Deputy Head of Presidential Administration Iryna Akimova said that foreign nationals should be eligible for the privatization of agricultural land in Ukraine. She stated this during the Ukrainian Forum, organized by Economist Conferences (The Economist Group).
The volume of Ukrainian market of online commerce in 2010 reached USD 500 million and this year may rise 60%. According to the research firm InMind, 66% of Ukrainian Internet users, or about 12 million people, say that they have experience of making online purchases.