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In Transcarpathia, illegal migrant smugglers have been convicted

In Transcarpathia, illegal migrant smugglers have been convicted

7 May 2015 17:43  3198198 099205
The sentence of Volovets district court in Transcarpathian region against members of the criminal group, who in 2013 organized illegal crossing of the state border of Ukraine for more than 30 illegal migrants, has come into force.

It was established that the group organizer, a native of Lviv region, engaged to illegal activity two accomplices, one of whom had already been sentenced for trafficking of illegal migrants.

The responsibilities of each member of the criminal group were clearly divided - from search for groups of illegal migrants, hiding them in temporary shelters, escorting foreigners from Lviv region to Transcarpathia and their actual smuggling across the state border of Ukraine bypassing checkpoints. While delivering another group of illegal migrants to the Slovak-Ukrainian state border, the offenders were detained by Special Forces of the Security Service of Ukraine in Transcarpathian region.

The Security Service of Ukraine investigators proved that from the beginning of July to mid-August 2013, the criminals illegally transported across the state border 32 illegal migrants.

Volovets District Court found the group members guilty of a crime under Part 3 of Art.332 (illegal conveyance of persons across the state border of Ukraine) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The organizer and one of his accomplices were sentenced to 4 years imprisonment with a probation period of 3 years. The member of the criminal group previously convicted for the same crime was sentenced to 1 year and 1 month imprisonment.

Source: PR group of the Security Service of Ukraine Office in Transcarpathian region

The exhibition "Four Dimensions" - on the first birthday!

The exhibition "Four Dimensions" - on the first birthday!

7 May 2015 16:56  4398196 099203
The Art Cafe VOTO celebrates its first anniversary!

On 7-25 of May, it will host an exhibition of four Transcarpathian artists - Odarka Dolgosh, Olena Kondratyuk, Lyudmyla Korzh-Radko and Nadia Ponomarenko - entitled "Four Dimensions".

Vegetarian master class in Uzhgorod: Indian cuisine (Announcement)

Vegetarian master class in Uzhgorod: Indian cuisine (Announcement)

7 May 2015 16:32  19798193 099200
An Indian from New Delhi will teach Uzhgorod residents to cook traditional Indian dishes and share the secrets of mixing spices.
"This time we invited to conduct a master class Ram Krishna, from New Delhi, who is now studying in medical school in Uzhgorod. He cooks very well and often treats us with his dishes. Because in fact in Uzhgorod there is no place to have real authentic Indian food, and you understand that after visiting Ram" - the organizers of the master class Tetyana and Igor Zhovkivsky say.
In addition, Ram can be considered a pure vegetarian - he has never eaten meat, fish, and eggs. The same as his parents, grandmothers and great-grandmothers. Although he studies medicine, the last time he was sick himself was when he was around 6 years old. He suffers neither cold nor any other serious disease, but admits: Ukrainian climate is indeed quite severe for Hindus.

"Ram gives special attention to spices and their preparation. So he promised us to reveal some secrets at the master class." - the organizers say.

So if you want to try something exotic, sign up for the master class!

The traditional venue is at Svabska St., 58, cafe "Karamelka." Sunday 10 May, beginning at 16.00.

Participation fee is 20 UAH.

Mandatory registration by phone - 050 714 70 70 (Tetyana)

The competition "Talents of a large family" will take place in the PADIYUN (Announcement)

The competition "Talents of a large family" will take place in the PADIYUN (Announcement)

7 May 2015 16:16  7098192 099199
On Wednesday, May 13, in the Transcarpathian Regional Palace of Children and Youth Creativity "PADIYUN" (Uzhgorod, Studentska Embankment, 4), the Department of Social Welfare of the RSA will hold the regional round of the competition and festival "Talents of a large family."

The aim of the competition is the revival and promotion of cultural and moral values ​​of the family, the revival and preservation of folk, family traditions and historical heritage, involving executive and local authorities and the public to address the problems of large families, identify and support talented children, develop skills and abilities in various kinds of genre arts, including vocal art, musical performance, choreography, performance art, fine and decorative arts.

The beginning is at 11.00.

European energy-saving technologies will be introduced in Transcarpathia

European energy-saving technologies will be introduced in Transcarpathia

7 May 2015 15:50  17898191 099198
The Chairman of the Regional Council Volodymyr Chubirko met with representatives of the Kyiv company "Average", which deals with the implementation of energy saving technologies. The company representatives are working with several local councils in Ukraine and abroad, where they are implementing energy conservation projects. They offer Transcarpathian communities to introduce modern technologies too. In particular, it concerns saving of water and energy using German energy-saving technologies. Their return is six months. This allows to save almost half the cost of water. Such project is now being implemented in Chernihiv region. The company also offers technologies that allow to save on electricity.

Volodymyr Chubirko noted that the region is actively involved in the process of implementing energy saving technologies, public institutions are using alternative forms of heating. "We welcome investments in this sector. First of all, we take care of the insulation of educational and medical institutions. We have to give up on Russian gas, to use local raw materials. Given the growth of energy tariffs, the introduction of European technologies will be useful to us", - the chairman of the council concluded.

Uzhgorod airport will be "invaded" by tanks

Uzhgorod airport will be "invaded" by tanks

7 May 2015 15:31  37798190 099195
Although it was announced in advance that today, May 7, in Uzhgorod airport (2nd floor of the terminal) there will be the opening of an exhibition of models of tanks, planes, helicopters, military and civilian vehicles, but its organizers advise to come on May 8 or May 9 from 9.00 to 19.00.

Because by that time, the organizational arrangements will be taking place. This was informed in a telephone conversation by one of the organizers of the event, the head of the historic and technical modelling club in Uzhhorod school №8 Roman Sytko. The exhibition will run until May 11 and is timed to the Day of Victory over Nazism and the Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation.

According to Roman Sytko, they plan to exhibit 300 models of tanks, planes, helicopters. Although it is possible that there will be more, everything will depend on how many exhibits will be brought by the participants. By the way, among them, there are Mr. Sytko's students, representatives of Transcarpathian regional center of scientific and technical creativity of students, modelling enthusiasts from the region.

Recall that the exhibition is traditional and for several years in a row has been held in early May. For example, in 2013, over four hundred planes were exhibited at the event. The number of tanks, self-propelled anti-tank units was 190. On average, a disassembled model can cost up to one hundred hryvnia. However, after it is assembled, its price can reach one thousand. But only if the model is custom made.

Vasyl Hubal called all political forces and social movements to reconciliation

Vasyl Hubal called all political forces and social movements to reconciliation

7 May 2015 14:52  2898187 099194
Commenting during his press conference on the events dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, the head of the Transcarpathian Regional Administration not only invited countrymen to join all the celebrations, but also called all forces, that have influence in the region, to mutual understanding and reconciliation - for the benefit of Ukraine.

"It is time for reconciliation and we should shake hands with all who have defended and is defending Ukraine and its independence. I also invite all political forces and social movements - from radical to conservative - to take part in the celebration of May 8th, the Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation in Ukraine and May 9, the Day of Victory over Nazism in World War II. We all have to commemorate these dates with the intention of understanding and reconciliation. I suggest to honor the memory of all those who have fought for Ukraine, against fascism and to pay tribute to all the heroes of Ukraine - from gray-haired veterans to those who are currently defending the state or have died for it in the new war."

The head of the region emphasized that honoring the dates in the new circumstances - during the war for independence and integrity of Ukraine - we should use national symbols and the symbol recognized in Europe for honoring those who have died in the struggle against fascism - red poppy.

The head of the RSA said that events on the occasion of the anniversary of the end of the Second World War would be held in all districts and cities of the region, and in the regional center, a joint prayer and a ceremony on the Hill of Glory would be held these days. Vasyl Hubal said that these events would take place with the participation of the broadest circles of the public - from students to the participants of the ATO and, of course, veterans of the Second World War and the children of war. Celebrations on May 8 and 9 in Ukraine are held under the slogan "We remember. We win."

Sinoptik: Weather in Uzhgorod and Transcarpathian region on Thursday, May 8

Sinoptik: Weather in Uzhgorod and Transcarpathian region on Thursday, May 8

7 May 2015 14:23  2798185 099192
On Thursday, the weather in Transcarpathian region will be partly cloudy. In Uzhgorod, Vynogradiv, Mukachevo, Mizhhirya, Svalyava, Rakhiv, Beregovo, Khust dry weather is expected. The temperature at night will be +5 ... +11 degrees, during the day - from +15 to +22. Northwest, northeast and southwest wind of 1-4 m / s. In the second half of the week, cloudy weather with clearings, in some places rain is forecast.

The working group on decentralization has been established at the RSA

The working group on decentralization has been established at the RSA

7 May 2015 14:14  11198184 099191
The working group to implement measures for voluntary association of communities in the region has been established at the Regional State Administration.

The working group is mandated to coordinate the measures for implementation of reforms in local government and decentralization of powers of the executive bodies.

The head of the working group is the head of the Regional State Administration Vasyl Hubal, the deputies are the first deputy chairman of the Regional Council Mykhailo Popovich and the Deputy Governor Mykhailo Rivis.

The group also includes the RSA officials, mayors of Uzhgorod Victor Pogorelov and of Khust Volodymyr Kashchuk, the head of the association of chairmen of district councils of the region, Uzhgorod district council chairman Mykhailo Fedynets.

In Transcarpathia, a "Sprinter 313 CDI" was confiscated because of cigarette smuggling

In Transcarpathia, a "Sprinter 313 CDI" was confiscated because of cigarette smuggling

7 May 2015 13:52  9298182 099189
Ukrainians wanted to earn extra money by hiding cigarettes from customs control and selling them in Italy. They were leaving Ukraine in a utility vehicle "Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 313 CDI" through the checkpoint "Tisa" of the Transcarpathian customs office. In total, there were three citizens in the vehicle, two of them recognized the tobacco products as their property.



During the customs control, in the box for in-depth inspection, tobacco products hidden from customs control were found in the "Mercedes-Benz", namely: "Marlboro Gold" made in Ukraine with excise stamps of Ukraine in amount of 240 packs.

The cigarettes were hidden in a specially equipped and adapted cache in the vehicle. Customs officers found them using simple but reliable technical means of customs control: screwdriver, flashlight, viewing mirror, knife and a set of tools.

A report of customs rules violation was drafted against the citizens who recognized the smuggled cigarettes as their property, the tobacco products worth 4,680 UAH and the vehicle worth more than 207,000 UAH were confiscated.

Today is the last semi-final of the Championship! (Announcement)

Today is the last semi-final of the Championship! (Announcement)

7 May 2015 13:13  5698181 099188
The 3rd tour of the Transcarpathian League of KVN has launched in the PADIYUN, and two finalists of the Championship have already been determined - "Ot Fonarya" (Kushnytsia) and "Chicago" (Cherkasy). Today, May 7, at 19.00, the third game will be held.

The following teams will play in the third semi-final:

* BezUmnaya Molodyozh (Mukachevo)
* NA Yug
* Normandia
* Vykhod na 3

In the semi-finals of the Championship, teams will be competing in four rounds: introduction, warm up, video contest ("A very new channel") and musical home task. The teams also prepared a "zero" round - posters.

Traditionally the Transcarpathian League of KVN joins the Movement to support Transcarpathian soldiers, and during the games the will be raising funds for our men in the East.

Follow the news on Transcarpathian KVN on the official pages of the Transcarpathian League in facebook and VK as well as on the official site of the Transcarpathian League of KVN.

Forr more details about the tour, read our announcement HERE

The program of housing construction will be adopted in Transcarpathia

The program of housing construction will be adopted in Transcarpathia

7 May 2015 12:38  4298179 099186
At the regular session of the Regional Council, deputies plan to consider the draft decision "On the Regional program of housing construction development in Transcarpathian region for 2015".


The second ticket to the Finals goes to Cherkasy! (PHOTO)

The second ticket to the Finals goes to Cherkasy! (PHOTO)

7 May 2015 12:05  29498177 099184
The team "Ot Fonarya", which won the first game, yesterday was joined by another finalist of the Transcarpathian League of KVN Championship.

The following teams competed in the second semi-final in PADIYUN:

Vkhid u zminnomu vzutti (the gymnasium)
Chicago (Cherkasy)
Shara (Mukachevo)
Bez mandata (law faculty of UzhNU)

Before the game, volunteers of the Movement to support Transcarpathian soldiers were raising funds. They managed to collect 435 hryvnia for our men in the East.






The teams played four rounds: introduction, warm up, video contest ("A very new channel") and musical home task.

Our guests - Cherkasy "Chicago" - began to break away from competitors in the very first round and won in the end! The remaining teams will be competing in the final of the Cup of the Transcarpathian League. However, in the summer they will have a chance to play in the main game of the season by winning the Summer Cup (details will be announed later).








Today is the last semi-final of the Championship, interesting teams and funny jokes! Come to have fun and good time!

The most beautiful girl of UzhNU will be chosen today (Announcement)

The most beautiful girl of UzhNU will be chosen today (Announcement)

7 May 2015 11:56  9598133 099140
On Thursday, May 7, in the Transcarpathian Regional Ukrainian Music and Drama Theater, there will be the University beauty contest "Miss UzhNU 2015". The beginning is at 18.00.

After the main part of the event, there will be a party "Miss UzhNU-2015", which will start at 22:00 in one of the nightclubs.

The event is organized by the Student Union Committee "UzhNU."

Representatives of nineteen faculties of Uzhgorod National University will take part in the event and demonstrate five different images, and in between catwalks the audience will be entertained with an interesting show.

61-year-old thief was detained in Uzhgorod

61-year-old thief was detained in Uzhgorod

7 May 2015 11:13  7498132 199139
Police officers detained a 61-year-old thief in one of Uzhgorod supermarkets.


The 60-year-old customer of the shopping center was tempted by alcohol. Walking the store, the woman picked up and hid among her things a bottle of vodka.

But later it was found out that alcohol was not the only commodity that the woman stole in the supermarket that day.

According to the security guard of the shopping center, it was not the first time the thief managed to steal goods from the store. Around 13.00, the same elderly customer managed to quietly take a carton of cigarettes from the trade facility. But during the second attempt, she was spotted by the facility staff who pressed the alarm button.

The thief was detained.

The stolen goods were returned to store shelves, and the elderly lover of freeby was taken to Uzhgorod city police department for further inquiries.