For transportation of passengers by railways during the May holidays, the Ukrainian Railways arranged for additional trains and additional runs of regular trains to the most popular western and southern directions.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier will make a visit to Kyiv and Moscow on Tuesday, November 18. The press service of the German Foreign Ministry told a special correspondent of Ukrinform.
"The President at the meeting called symbolic the fact that a visit of the Federal Chancellor is on the Day of the National Flag of Ukraine and on the eve of the Independence Day. Poroshenko said that now Ukraine as ever passes “a very tragic test "in its history," a statement reads.
Head of Kyiv state administration Oleksandr Popov during an extraordinary meeting instructed municipal utilities companies to bring to the streets of the capital all snow-cleaning machines.
UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino considers Olimpiyskiy NSC in Kyiv to be one of the most beautiful EURO 2012 stadiums, he said this while sharing his impressions with the press office of the stadium,
Former Minister Of Internal Affairs Yurii Lutsenko has been detained by law enforcement bodies, the press-service of the People's Self-Defense public movement said in a statement. Lutsenko was detained on Staronavodnytska Street, Kyiv's Pechersk district (he lives there with his family) at 1:55 p.m., according to the press-service.
The Ukrzaliznytsia state railway administration has introduced 35 additional trains for the period of May holidays in Ukraine.
This event is organized in Ukraine for the second time. This year festival saw presentation of the best social projects of 2009 and the projects scheduled for the next year.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko promises that the construction of the Kyiv - Chop highway will be completed by the beginning of the 2012 European Football Championship.