Ukrainians, crewmembers of the container ship MSC TALIA F, captured by pirates on March 22, are already at large, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has reported on Twitter.
On Monday, May 25, all lines of the Kyiv subway resumed operation.
On May 24, the armed formations of the Russian Federation launched 12 attacks on Ukrainian positions in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas.
23 May 2020
On Saturday, May 23, extreme level of fire hazard remains in a number of regions of Ukraine.
In May 2020, NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine has cut the gas price for the population by 21%.
On May 16-22, members of the armed formations continued to deny OSCE SMM patrols passage at checkpoints in Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
Ukraine has to become a part of number of regional initiatives, including the Three Seas Initiative – Yatsenyuk
Ukraine needs more decisive and more robust cooperation with regional partners - Lithuania, Poland, Hungary, former Ukrainian Prime Minister and Chairman of the Kyiv Security Forum Arseniy Yatsenyuk has said.
The next working meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group for the Peaceful Settlement of the Situation in Donetsk and Luhansk Regions will take place next Wednesday.
The Health Ministry of Ukraine has allowed Kyiv city to move to the second stage of easing quarantine measures.
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.
The United States has condemned Russia’s continued use of conscription in Crimea as a violation of international humanitarian law.
Ukraine reported 20,580 cases of the coronavirus COVID-19 as of May 23, according to Health Minister Maksym Stepanov.
On May 22, the armed formations of the Russian Federation launched 12 attacks on Ukrainian positions in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas.
22 May 2020
The Ambassadors of the G7 countries have congratulated Ukraine and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on reaching an agreement on a new 18-month Stand-By Arrangement worth $5 billion.
Ukrainian citizen Klavdiia Lopatkina has returned home after spending almost five years in prison in Malaysia on charges of drug trafficking, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has said on Facebook.
The Pension Fund of Ukraine has allocated another UAH 3.8 billion to finance pension payments for May.
Kyiv Zoo will start receiving visitors from Saturday, May 23, in compliance with anti-epidemic rules, Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko has said.
Ukraine hopes to start updating the Association Agreement with the EU, which is an important issue in the current situation with international trade.
In 2019, local budgets received UAH 4.9 billion in revenues from real estate taxes, which is UAH 1.2 billion more than in 2018, according to the Finance Ministry.
As of May 1, 2020, wheat grain resources in Ukraine decreased by 16.2% compared to the same date of the previous year, according to UkrAgroConsult consulting agency.
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.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has thanked President of Finland Sauli Niinisto for ensuring safety of Ukrainian seasonal workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
All regions in Ukraine have already found opportunities to pay raised salaries to medics working with coronavirus patients.
Russian-backed forces have fired at Joint Forces positions near the village of Starohnativka in Donetsk region. A Ukrainian soldier has been wounded.
Ukraine's memorandum in the case of the seizure of Ukrainian sailors and ships in the Black Sea in November 2018 has been signed and will be submitted to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) on Friday, May 22.
The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) has thanked local deputies and ministers for joining the celebration of Vyshyvanka Day, the day of the Ukrainian national embroidered shirt.
Kyiv city cases of the coronavirus COVID-19 grew to 2,522 as of May 22, according to Mayor Vitali Klitschko.
Shakhtar Donetsk is preparing for its first match after a lockdown pause due to the coronavirus pandemic, the club's press service has reported.
The Verkhovna Rada Committee on Ukraine’s Integration into the European Union will call on Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal to appoint deputy health minister for European integration, according to the parliament’s information department.
President Volodymyr Zelensky has appointed heads of three district state administration in Luhansk, Ternopil and Kharkiv regions.
Almost half of the regions in Ukraine are not ready to move to the second stage of coronavirus lockdown relaxations, the Ukrainian Health Ministry has reported.
Azerbaijan has provided Ukraine with 23 tonnes of humanitarian aid to fight against coronavirus, including medical face masks, protective suits, thermometers, disinfectants and other equipment.
Kyiv city is not ready to start the second stage of easing quarantine measures from May 22, according to the Health Ministry of Ukraine.
The Ukrainian army has confirmed three new coronavirus cases over the past day, bringing total to 48, according to the press service of the Medical Forces Command of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.
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.
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.
Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova has held a meeting with representatives of the National Reform Council and business associations to discuss ways to reduce pressure on business and increase its trust in law enforcement agencies, according to the press service of the Prosecutor General's Office.
Despite the fact that Moscow denies its role in the conflict in Donbas, the presence of Russia-backed forces there has been confirmed by many sources, and the Russian Federation continues to fuel this conflict.
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.
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.
Ukraine reported 20,148 cases of the coronavirus COVID-19 as of May 22, according to Health Minister Maksym Stepanov.
On May 21, the armed formations of the Russian Federation launched seven attacks on Ukrainian positions in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Ukraine have reached a preliminary agreement on a new 18-month Stand-By Arrangement worth $5 billion, the IMF has said in a press release.
21 May 2020
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.
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).
The Cabinet of Ministers has allocated UAH 105.4 million to the State Emergency Service of Ukraine for the restoration of aircraft.
Ukraine needs to borrow about UAH 457 billion in 2020, Finance Minister Serhiy Marchenko has stated.
Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) Oleksiy Danilov has said that Ukraine needs to draw up a long-term state aviation program.
In Luhansk region, Russian-occupation forces used heavy machine guns to shell a Ukrainian truck. As a result of the shelling, one Ukrainian soldier was killed, another one was wounded, and four others sustained combat injuries.
Ukraine sees as futile Russia's attempts to instill into world tolerance towards occupation of Crimea
Attempts by Russia to instill into the world tolerance towards Russia's occupation of the Crimean peninsula through its fake emissaries at various international events are futile, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has said in a statement on the human rights situation in the temporarily occupied Crimea.
The Cabinet of Ministers has dismissed Olena Teriayeva as first deputy health minister.
In Kyiv, above-ground public transport will begin to operate in normal mode from May 23.
The Finance Ministry has stated that the state budget for 2020 may be revised, including in the direction of a positive scenario, according to the ministry’s press service.
The Kyiv subway will reopen on May 25, according to Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko.
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.
The Cabinet of Ministers has appointed Volodymyr Levchuk as Deputy Minister for Veterans’ Affairs for Digital Development, Digital Transformation and Digitization.
Kyiv city cases of the coronavirus COVID-19 grew to 2,475 as of May 21, according to Mayor Vitali Klitschko.
Over the past day, May 20, Ukrainian border guards issued exit-entry permits to 18.4 thousand people, including 320 of them arrived in Kyiv by air from Baku and Tel Aviv, according to the State Border Guard Service.
Employees of the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine have dressed up in their favorite embroidered shirts on the occasion of Vyshyvanka Day.