Many coal mines are closed in the temporarily occupied territories of Donbas, and a large number of local residents become unemployed.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said he does not rule out that the land market will be opened to foreigners after Ukrainians get an opportunity to take affordable loans to buy land.
Ukraine has received humanitarian aid from the Republic of Korea in the form of 20,000 coronavirus test kits.
Ukraine expects the IMF to make decision on the first tranche of the agreed stand-by arrangement by June 10.
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry expects the arrival of a Canadian assessment mission that will determine the level of Ukraine's compliance with the necessary criteria as part of the work on visa liberalization between the two countries.
Thirty-three Ukrainian servicepersons were killed and 235 defenders were wounded in Donbas from December 19, 2019 to May 29, 2020.
The Ukrainian government will resume domestic flights from June 5 and international flights from June 15, Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has said.
Israel plans to resume flights to Ukraine when the COVID-19 incidence will drop to almost zero.
The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine recorded ceasefire violations in the disengagement area near Petrivske in Donetsk region.
The Cabinet of Ministers has registered in the Verkhovna Rada draft resolutions on the appointment of ministers for culture and environment, according to the website of the Ukrainian parliament.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has set up the Council for the Development of Higher Education in Ukraine as an advisory body.
Israel plans to ratify the Free Trade Agreement with Ukraine as soon as possible, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Israel to Ukraine Joel Lion said in an interview with the RBC-Ukraine.
German partners welcomed the reformatting of the Trilateral Contact Group for the Peaceful Settlement of the Situation in Donetsk and Luhansk Regions.
The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine has expressed concern over reports that Russians have detained a Ukrainian serviceman on sovereign Ukrainian territory.