Author: Ukrinform

Ukrinform is a news agency for the government of Ukraine. Ukrinform was founded in 1918 and it's headquartered in Kyiv, Ukraine. It covers local Ukraine news, updates on the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, as well as international stories making headlines.

The Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, Petr Fiala, is leading an initiative to provide ammunition for Ukraine, with 15 countries already involved in the project. In an interview with Ukrinform, Fiala expressed hope for more countries to join and continue their financial support for Ukraine. Since June, the initiative has already delivered artillery shells to Ukraine, with plans for ongoing deliveries in the future. By the end of the year, it is projected that the Ukrainian army will receive about 500,000 units of 155 mm ammunition, with ongoing support in the pipeline. Fiala emphasized that the assistance is not…

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Russian forces are intensifying their efforts to reach the administrative border of the Luhansk region, specifically targeting areas near Nevske and Makiivka using drones and rocket launchers. The head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration, Artem Lysohor, shared this information on Telegram. The Russians have amassed their troops near Nevske and Makiivka, continuously attacking villages in the region. They have also attempted assaults in Stelmakhivka and Andriivka. Lysohor reported heavy artillery fire and drone attacks, with Nevske being hit by a multiple rocket launcher system. Additionally, two households were destroyed in recent days. In occupied Lysychansk, residents are facing challenges…

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The police in Kherson are seeking witnesses to the tragic murder of a 45-year-old local man by Russian forces during the occupation. The incident occurred on the evening of October 17, 2022, when the man was shot dead on the street. Reported by Ukrinform, the Department for Investigation of Crimes Committed in the Armed Conflict of the Investigation Department of the Main Directorate of the National Police in Kherson Region is actively seeking assistance in solving this crime. The Russian military is suspected of the murder, and the police are urging anyone with information to come forward to help with…

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Exciting news for industrial parks in Ukraine! Starting from July 23, 2024, industrial parks can apply for state funding for development purposes. The Ukrainian Economy Ministry announced this opportunity, emphasizing the importance of industrial parks in attracting investments and boosting the country’s economy. The program ‘State Stimulation of the Creation of Industrial Parks’ will provide funding for the establishment and infrastructure development of industrial parks, including essential facilities like roads, communication lines, and power supply. Additionally, entrepreneurs and investors can receive compensation for connecting to these networks. Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Yuliia Svyrydenko highlighted the significant role of…

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Ukraine to Receive EUR 4.1 Billion Tranche from EU in September The Ukrainian government is set to receive a significant financial boost this September as it anticipates a EUR 4.1 billion tranche from the European Union. Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal made the announcement during a recent government meeting, highlighting the positive progress made in fulfilling the indicators of the Ukraine Facility program. Shmyhal emphasized that Ukraine had received favorable assessments from the European Commission for its reforms in various key areas, including the budget, customs, anti-corruption, and energy sectors. This positive feedback paved the way for the European Commission’s…

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Reports from the Kharkiv region on July 22 reveal that Russian troops launched 39 guided aerial bombs, causing injuries to at least five civilians. Oleh Syniehubov, chief of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration, provided updates on the situation. In various villages, including Hlushkivka, Lisne, Ruska Lozova, and Podoly, residential buildings and properties were damaged, and individuals sustained injuries. Attacks in Ivanchukivka, Senkove, and Kupiansk resulted in further destruction and casualties, as Russian forces targeted civilian areas. Combat clashes in the Kharkiv and Kupiansk directions intensified, with Ukrainian Defense Forces successfully repelling multiple assaults. The ongoing conflict has had devastating effects…

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In a recent intelligence update, the UK Defense Ministry revealed that over 30,000 members of the Russian National Guard are currently deployed in Ukraine. The majority of these personnel are focused on rear area security operations, with only a few units engaged in frontline fighting. The update highlighted the 116th Special Purpose Brigade of the Russian National Guard, consisting of three regiments with access to tanks, infantry fighting vehicles, and artillery. The ministry also mentioned the integration of the Donetsk People’s Republic Vostok Battalion into the Rosgvardiya ranks in May 2024. Read also: Enemy not ready for offensive operations in…

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Russian forces are escalating their activities in the operational area of the Kharkiv Joint Task Force, with 12 combat engagements occurring as of 9:00 a.m. on Monday. The enemy is particularly active in the areas of Hlyboke and Vovchansk, engaging in regrouping and reconnaissance activities with UAVs. However, Ukrainian forces have successfully defended their positions, with no losses reported. During the past day, Ukrainian forces repelled 13 air strikes, 23 KABs, one missile strike, and 36 kamikaze drone strikes. The enemy also fired 430 times at Ukrainian positions. Ukrainian Defense Forces managed to kill 108 enemy troops, capture one, and…

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Air Defense Units Intercept Russian Kamikaze Drone, Ukrainian Air Force Commander Reports Air Force Commander Lieutenant General Mykola Oleshchuk shared a video on social media showcasing Ukraine’s air defense units successfully intercepting a Russian kamikaze drone in the country’s southern region. The video, initially posted on Oleshchuk’s Telegram channel, captured the precision and skill of the air defense crew in neutralizing the threat. Ukraine’s air defense forces demonstrated exceptional performance by shooting down 35 out of the 39 Shahed attack drones launched by Russia on Sunday. Additionally, the use of e-warfare capabilities enabled Ukraine to divert two incoming Kh-59/69 missiles…

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Amid the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine, new data from the General Staff of Ukraine’s Armed Forces has revealed the staggering toll on Russian troops. From February 24, 2022, to July 21, 2024, Russia has suffered approximately 566,710 combat casualties, with 1,100 reported in the past day alone. The Ukrainian Defense Forces have also dealt significant blows to the Russian military, destroying a substantial number of tanks, armored vehicles, artillery systems, air defense systems, aircraft, warships, and more. The accuracy of these figures is still being confirmed by the Ukrainian government. As the conflict intensifies, reports indicate 126 combat…

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