On February 24, Polish protesters temporarily ended their blockade of the Ustyluh-Zosin checkpoint on the anniversary of the start of the war in Ukraine, allowing trucks and cars to cross the border according to the established procedure.
Due to martial law restricting oral rabies vaccination of wild animals and immunization of domestic animals, Ukraine saw a 2. 3-fold increase in rabies cases among animals in 2023 compared to 2022.
The Ministry of Reintegration, IOM, and regional military administrations signed memorandums to provide housing for about 6,000 war-affected people through the construction of 2,000 apartments at the expense of €72. 1 million allocated by Germany.
After two previous detentions, a third truck was intercepted this month as it tried to smuggle cigarettes across the Ukrainian-Romanian border.
Since the beginning of the year, 7 cases of rabies among animals have been registered in Volyn. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention adds that in 5 cases it was registered in domestic animals
The body of an 8-year-old girl was found in a river in Chernivtsi region, Ukraine, three days after she fell into the water.
Almost 130 people, including 46 rescuers, are searching for the girl. The Main Directorate also engaged 6 vehicles, 3 watercraft and 2 UAVs.
Rescuers continue to search the Berezhonka River for an 8-year-old girl who fell from a bridge into the river.
According to Ukrainian weather forecasters, it will get colder in Ukraine this week: in many regions there will be light rain and snow, and the temperature will drop to 1-7°C.
With the support of the European Union, housing for internally displaced persons is being arranged in Chernivtsi to meet their immediate needs.
Law enforcement officers in the Chernivtsi region have launched an investigation into the beating of Metropolitan Mykhailo Zhar of the UOC (MP) based on his public statements about the incident.
Border guards in Bukovyna detained three people who were trying to illegally cross the border with Romania and are looking for the smuggler who helped them.
A pigeon caught in Mumbai last year was released after Chinese symbols were found on its wings, prompting an investigation.
All miners stranded by shelling and a power outage in Kryvyi Rih have been brought to the surface and work is underway to restore power, while a fire broke out at a gas facility in Kharkiv region due to an attack by an enemy drone.
Customs officers in Ukraine found 15 tons of new clothes worth UAH 20 million hidden among used clothes in a truck on the Krakovets-Korchova border with Poland.
The Security Service of Ukraine dismantled 5 schemes that helped evaders to illegally evade mobilization or leave Ukraine, including through forged medical documents and illegal transportation abroad. More than 50 potential conscripts were prevented from leaving the country.
Three men from Ivano-Frankivsk, Zaporizhzhya and Sumy regions were detained by border guards in Chernivtsi region while trying to illegally cross the border with Romania on foot, hundreds of metres from the border. The men paid €6,000 each to a guide who remotely accompanied them.
The acting head of the Chernivtsi customs office was fired for allegedly facilitating the smuggling of e-cigarettes worth over UAH 40 million. Disciplinary action was taken against 17 officials, and criminal cases were initiated.
The head of the Vinnytsia regional military administration signed the regional budget without submitting it to the session. Residents of Vinnytsia region sided with the head of the regional executive branch rather than Volodymyr Groysman's political force in this matter.
Ukrzaliznytsia is increasing the number of cars on popular rail routes to meet holiday demand and has introduced a new route in western Ukraine for Christmas and New Year.
Two Chernivtsi customs officers are suspected of abuse of office for facilitating the illegal import of 168,000 e-cigarettes into Ukraine, which resulted in tax losses of UAH 42 million.
In Ukraine, from January to October 2023, law enforcement officers registered 208 criminal proceedings on the illegal use of humanitarian aid for profit, and 50 suspects were served with a notice of suspicion.
In Ukraine, the incidence of ARVI and influenza, including COVID-19, is 8. 4% below the epidemic threshold: more than a million cases have been registered this season, up 39.7% from last year.
Due to snowfall, traffic is blocked on eight roads in Kirovograd and Mykolaiv regions of Ukraine, and 411 settlements in 11 regions are without electricity.
The new train schedule in Ukraine from December 10 includes 14 new routes - 11 domestic and 3 international - and changes to 19 existing ones, improving connections and reducing travel time.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 2. 0 occurred in Chernivtsi region at a depth of 2 km