Contents tagged with Lviv

  • Journalist expelled from Russia has been arrested in Ukraine

    Ukrainian journalist Elena Boyko (Vischur), who was deported from Russia by a court decision, was arrested by a Kharkiv court upon her return to Ukraine, Galina Perfileva, her Russian lawyer, told TASS.

    Elena Boyko will soon be sent to a prison in Lviv. “When I last spoke to her, she was being taken to a Kharkiv court to be indicted. At the moment, the court has arrested her, after which my client will be sent to a prison in Lviv. Local investigators are investigating the case under Part 1 of …

  • Ukraine opens new Army training center

    The construction of the training center called “Urban warfare” has been completed at the Yavoriv military base in the Lviv region, reported the Ukrainian military portal on Monday, December 31. The tender for construction was first announced in May 2018. The cost of the construction was about 40 million hryvnia ($1.5 million). 

    Three squadrons can train simultaneously there during the day and one squadron can train at night. “This training center will conduct training in urban offensive and …

  • Ukrainian MP: Russian special services planned attacks on Jewish organizations in Lviv

    In addition to the attack on the Roma camp near Lviv, the Russian special services planned to use Ukrainian youths to attack Jewish organizations in Lviv, stated People’s Deputy Anton Herashchenko, reported 112 Ukraine.

    “The tragedy that occurred in Lviv is not a spontaneous situation; it's a well-planned action involving Russian special services. Today, we know that two leaders of this youth organization were recruited via the Internet.They were convinced to organize attacks not only against …