Ukraine appoints acting interior minister after helicopter crash

Former head of Ukraine's National Police and current acting interior minister of Ukraine Igor Klymenko holds a press conference in Kiev on Aug 3, 2021. (GENYA SAVILOV / AFP) KIEV – The Ukrainian government on Wednesday appointed Igor Klymenko, chief of the National Police, as the acting interior minister, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal said.The appointment […]

18 killed in helicopter crash near Kyiv, including Ukrainian minister

Ukrainian Interior Minister Denys Monastyrsky speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Kyiv, Ukraine, March 18, 2022. (EFREM LUKATSKY / AP) KYIV – Ukraine's Interior Minister Denys Monastyrsky was killed in a helicopter crash on Wednesday morning, official sources said. His deputy, Yevhen Yenin, was also among the 18 people killed in the […]