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23 May 2020

Ukrainian army reports 50 coronavirus cases

Ukrainian army reports 50 coronavirus cases

The Ukrainian army has confirmed six new coronavirus cases over the past day, bringing total to 50, according to the press service of the Medical Forces Command of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

22 May 2020

Kyiv Zoo to open on May 23

Kyiv Zoo to open on May 23

Kyiv Zoo will start receiving visitors from Saturday, May 23, in compliance with anti-epidemic rules, Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko has said.

Seven people shot dead near pond in Zhytomyr region

Seven people shot dead near pond in Zhytomyr region

The lessee of a pond shot dead seven of his guests who came from Kyiv to fish near the village of Novoselytsia, Popilnia district, in Ukraine's Zhytomyr region, in the early hours of Friday, May 22, Ukrainian Deputy Interior Minister Anton Gerashchenko has said.

Zelensky signs banking law

Zelensky signs banking law

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a law introducing amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine to improve some mechanisms for banking regulation, which will make it impossible to repeal the decision by the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) to nationalize banks, the press service of the head of state has reported.

Ukraine, Poland discuss economic cooperation

Ukraine, Poland discuss economic cooperation

The directors of departments of the economy ministries of Ukraine and Poland, Oleksiy Rozhkov and Jan Pawelec, discussed the dynamics of bilateral economic cooperation in the first quarter of 2020 during a videoconference on May 21, Ukraine's Embassy in Poland has reported on Facebook.

President Zelensky signs amendments to Tax Code

President Zelensky signs amendments to Tax Code

President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a law amending the Tax Code of Ukraine to improve tax administration, eliminate technical and logical inconsistencies in tax legislation, the president’s press service has reported.

Russia must fulfill Minsk agreements, stop fueling conflict in Donbas - EU

Russia must fulfill Minsk agreements, stop fueling conflict in Donbas - EU

The European Union supports the political settlement of the conflict in Donbas within the Trilateral Contact Group and the Normandy format, which should include full respect for Ukraine's sovereignty, unity, independence and territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders.

21 May 2020

Yenin, Chentsov to represent Ukraine in ‘maritime’ lawsuits against Russian Federation

Yenin, Chentsov to represent Ukraine in ‘maritime’ lawsuits against Russian Federation

President Volodymyr Zelensky has authorized Deputy Foreign Minister Yevhenii Yenin and Ukrainian Ambassador to the Netherlands Vsevolod Chentsov to represent Ukraine in lawsuits against the Russian Federation at the International Court of Justice and arbitration tribunals regarding the rights of a coastal state in the Black and Azov Seas, as well as the capture of Ukrainian sailors and vessels in the Kerch Strait.

Ukraine shows OSCE Russian passports of Donbas representatives in TCG

Ukraine shows OSCE Russian passports of Donbas representatives in TCG

The Ukrainian delegation at a meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council on Thursday showed copies of Russian passports of so-called "DPR leader" Denys Pushylin and representatives of certain areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions (ORDLO) whom Russia invited to participate in the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG).

Ukroboronprom to produce combat drones together with private companies

Ukroboronprom to produce combat drones together with private companies

The Ukroboronprom State Concern is looking for optimal mechanisms for cooperation with private arms manufacturers, in particular, in the development of aviation and ground drones for defense and dual use, Ukroboronprom's Deputy Director General for Innovations Nadia Vasylieva has said.

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