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 […]

Ukraine interior minister among 16 dead in helicopter crash

Ukrainian Interior Minister Denys Monastyrsky speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Kyiv, Ukraine, March 18, 2022. (EFREM LUKATSKY / AP) KIEV — A helicopter crashed near Kiev on Wednesday morning, killing at least 16 people, including Ukraine's Interior Minister Denys Monastyrsky.  The crash in Brovary, a town in the suburbs of Kiev, […]