Russia aggressive actions at sea should be punished by sanctions on its ports in the Azov and Black Sea regions.
Meeting with Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelian and Director General of Ukrposhta PJSC Ihor Smilianskyi, President Petro Poroshenko ordered to ensure the delivery of pensions, stop the dismissal of postmen and save the departments in the countryside.
As of Dec. 3, 2018, ships are passing through the Kerch Strait toward Ukrainian ports in the Sea of Azov.
Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelian held an expanded meeting with the executives of Ukrzaliznytsia, Ukravtodor, the Ukrainian Sea Port Authority, the State Aviation Service, UkSATSE, and seaports at which he ordered tighter security at railroad terminals and stations, airports, seaports, and other infrastructure.
The United States and the European Commission are engaging in serious debate on possible sanctions on Russian ports in the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea region.
Sea of Azov-based Ukrainian ports suffered losses worth more than 1 billion hryvnia due to the actions of the Russian Federation in the Sea of Azov.
British special services confirmed that Russian GRU military intelligence agency was involved in cyberattacks on Kyiv subway and Odesa International Airport a year ago aimed at bringing these companies down.
Solomianskyi district court of Kyiv ruled to release Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Volodymyr Omelian on bail.
Today, at 8:40 a.m., NABU detectives served Ukraine’s Minister of Infrastructure Volodymyr Omelian with charge papers accusing him of illicit enrichment allegedly committed ten years ago, "using or purchasing" a car for his brother and not declaring his two-week long residence in a house in 2016.
Ukraine's Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelian believes Ukrzaliznytsia PJSC - the state-run railroad operator - will not suffer financially in case of termination of railway services with the Russian Federation.
Ukraine’s Infrastructure Ministry proposes to suspend railway connection with the Russian Federation, namely the passenger trains, in order to protect Ukrainians.
Ukraine may come up with suspending rail operation with Russia. The government is now considering this option.
A passenger jet operated by Anda Air made an emergency landing at the Boryspil Airport in Kyiv’s larger area after its engine was presumably hit by a bird in the skies over Odesa.
Ukraine’s state-run railroad operator Ukrzaliznytsia is unlikely to have enough time to arrange an increase in tariffs for passenger rail travel before April 1 but it is inevitable as prices of tickets have not been raised for a long time.
Irish low-cost airline Ryanair will start flying to Ukraine in the autumn. The flights details will be available within two months.
Ukrzaliznytsia, the state-owned railroad operator, has no less than 15 billion hryvnia (about $535.7 million) embezzled annually.
Ukraine’s Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelian says he was very glad when Russia finally managed to complete the railroad section bypassing the territory of Ukraine.