In case of victory in the U.S. presidential election, Joe Biden, the Democratic Party's presidential nominee, promises to provide Ukraine with lethal weapons.
Dynamo Kyiv has defeated Shakhtar Donetsk 3-1 and won the Ukrainian Super Cup for the ninth time in history.
25 August 2020
Chairman of the Board of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Bohdan Danylyshyn has said that the receipt of two tranches from the International Monetary Fund in 2020 is unrealistic and called for a revision of the conceptual framework for cooperation with the IMF.
The President and the Government will have a united brand Ukraine NOW to represent Ukraine in the international arena.
Russian mercenaries use the declared ceasefire in Donbas to build up the engineering equipment of their advanced positions and place the mines along the highways.
The meeting of advisers to the leaders of the Normandy format countries has been postponed due to a business trip of French President's foreign policy adviser Emmanuel Bonne.
The Cabinet of Ministers has offered to extend the coronavirus quarantine in Ukraine until November 1 due to the worsening of the COVID-19 epidemic situation.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said that relaxed entry requirements should be introduced for citizens of Belarus.
Ukraine will significantly limit Hasidic pilgrimage to the town of Uman for Rosh Hashanah celebrations.
The ratification by the Verkhovna Rada of the memorandum of understanding between Ukraine and the European Union and the loan agreement on the provision of EUR 1.2 billion of macro-financial assistance to our country from the EU will allow the country to receive the first tranche worth EUR 600 million in the near future.
Two Ukrainian servicemen have been injured in a booby trap explosion in the area of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) in Donbas, the press center of the JFO headquarters has reported on Facebook.
As of 12:00 on August 25, Russian-occupation forces launched a provocative attack near Khutir Vilnyi, Luhansk region, opening fire from a grenade machine gun. No casualties among Ukrainian defenders have been reported.
Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Kyrylo Shevchenko and U.S. Charge d'Affaires a.i. in Ukraine Kristina Kvien discussed reforming corporate governance in state-owned banks, continuing cooperation with international partners, in particular the IMF, as well as strengthening cooperation between Ukraine and the U.S.
The condition of Batkivshchyna Party leader Yulia Tymoshenko, a COVID-19 patient, remains serious, her spokesperson, Maryna Soroka, has reported on Facebook.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has passed a law on ratification of the Memorandum of Understanding between Ukraine and the European Union and the Loan Agreement between Ukraine and the EU on the provision of EUR 1.2 billion macro-financial assistance from the European Union.
The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, has adopted the law "On the Ratification of the Financial Agreement 'European Roads Ukraine III (Trans-European Transport Network Development Project) between Ukraine and the European Investment Bank'."
Mainland Ukraine will be able to provide water to residents of the occupied Crimea in case of a humanitarian catastrophe on the peninsula.
The priority tasks set before the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine by the President of Ukraine — Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky will be achieved in full, Defense Minister Andriy Taran has said.
The Verkhovna Rada has adopted a bill introducing amendments to the law of Ukraine "On the State Budget of Ukraine for 2020" according to which the minimum wage in Ukraine will grow to UAH 5,000 from September 1, 2020.
The total number of coronavirus cases in Kyiv city reached 12,153.
The salary of health workers in Ukraine is almost 30 percent lower than the average salary in the country, Health Minister Maksym Stepanov has said.
Canada consistently supports the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and highly appreciates the achievements of the Ukrainian-Canadian community.
Ukraine continues to receive congratulations from presidents and heads of government on the occasion of the 29th anniversary of independence.
Ninety-five children in Ukraine have contracted coronavirus over the past 24 hours, Health Minister Maksym Stepanov has said.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal and German Federal Foreign Minister Heiko Maas discussed energy cooperation, the Common Aviation Area (ECAA) Agreement between Ukraine and the EU, and the holding of the fourth Ukrainian-German Economic Forum in Berlin.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky informed German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas about the security situation in Donbas and expressed hope that the Normandy format summit will take place as soon as possible.
The Ukrainian flag was projected on the facade of the world's tallest building on August 24 to mark Ukraine's Independence Day.
On August 24, the armed formations of the Russian Federation violated the ceasefire in Donbas once.
Canada will assist Ukraine in every way in achieving success and establishing peace throughout the country, according to a joint statement made by Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne and Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan on the occasion of Ukraine's Independence Day.
Six non-EU countries have aligned with the European Council's decision to extend sanctions against Russia for its illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol.
As of August 25, Ukraine has reported 108,415 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 1,658 new cases recorded over the past 24 hours.
24 August 2020
U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo congratulated the people of Ukraine on the 29th anniversary of the country’s independence.
Ukraine will be grateful to Germany for considering the proposal and joining the international platform for the de-occupation of Crimea.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany Heiko Maas laid flowers at the Wall of Remembrance of the Fallen Defenders of Ukraine.
On the Independence Day of Ukraine, President Volodymyr Zelensky and First Lady Olena Zelenska honored the memory of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred.
On the 29th anniversary of Ukraine's independence, no combat losses in Donbas have been reported for 29 days in a row.
The Civil Aviation Organization of Iran disclosed data from the black boxes of a Ukraine International Airlines passenger plane that crashed near Tehran in January.
Ukraine receives congratulations from heads of state, heads of government and spiritual leaders on the occasion of the 29th anniversary of independence.
On August 23, the armed formations of the Russian Federation violated the ceasefire in Donbas with two provocative shots.
As of August 24, Ukraine has reported 106,757 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 1,799 new cases recorded over the past 24 hours.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and First Lady Olena Zelenska have arrived at the Sofiyska Square in Kyiv where the Independence Day celebrations began.
On Monday, August 24, Ukrainians mark the Independence Day.
22 August 2020
The government and society of Belarus must find a format of dialogue without the use of batons.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky sees the preservation of independence, the end of the war in Donbas, and the economic and geopolitical growth among the main tasks to be completed before the 30th anniversary of Ukraine's independence.
During the Trilateral Contact Group meeting, the parties agreed to hold a meeting of advisers in the Normandy format on August 28.
Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, the United States has provided $18.3 million in medical and humanitarian aid to Ukraine.
Ryanair launches Kyiv-Cologne and Odesa- Düsseldorf routes.
IMF Resident Representative in Ukraine Goesta Ljungman has stated that the Fund intends to continue cooperation with Ukraine under the Stand-by Arrangement, Hromadske reports.
The total number of coronavirus cases in Kyiv city reached 11,507.
The Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine has sent the evidence of Russia's war crimes committed in August 2014 near Ilovaisk, Donetsk region, to the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court.
The situation in the Joint Forces Operation area in Donbas remains fully controlled by the Ukrainian troops.
As of August 22, Ukraine has reported 102,971 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 2,328 new cases recorded over the past 24 hours.
21 August 2020
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky supported the initiative for construction of a bypass road in Vitovsky district and Korabelny district of Mykolaiv city.
The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMCU) has granted permission to the French company SAS Investcompagnie to acquire agricultural enterprises in Chernihiv and Zhytomyr regions.
By September 15, Ukraine should reach the level of 30,000 PCR tests performed a day.
Slovenia has changed the rules of entry for Ukrainians. From August 21, Ukrainian citizens must undergo 14-day quarantine upon arrival in the country.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, who is on a working trip to Mykolaiv region, got acquainted with the completion of the overhaul of the state road H-14 Oleksandrivka - Kropyvnytskyi - Mykolaiv, restored within the framework of the Great Construction national program.
In 2021, Ukraine’s economy will resume growth, while inflation will remain moderate.
Ukraine’s Health Minister Maksym Stepanov and Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal are working on the creation of a powerful scientific center for vaccine development in Ukraine to prepare the country for possible new challenges.