Top news of the day: Christmas on Podil, Russian troops, migrants in Belarus

17:45, 8 December 2021


Top News of Dec. 7

  • Ukraine's Health Minister recommends Ukrainians be alert during New Year holidays and take precautions.
  • Big festive location 'Christmas on Podil' will work in Kyiv from December 19 to January 23.
  • Pentagon spokesman John Kirby stated that US Department of Defense has information on ongoing Russian troops build-up at Ukrainian border. Biden administration is ready to disconnect Russia from SWIFT for aggression against Ukraine.
  • Kyiv City State Administration to take €100 mln loan from European Investment Bank. New trolleybuses and underground carriage will be purchased for the funds
  • Poland reports there are around 7,000 migrants still in Belarus.