Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken have discussed the strengthening of the strategic partnership between Ukraine and the United States and the prospects for maintaining contacts at all levels, including the highest level, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry's press service has reported, following the first phone call between Kuleba and Blinken.
Full-fledged participation of the United States in the Normandy format is possible only with the consent of all its participants, but Russia is unlikely to give it.
In 2020, Ukraine’s construction output grew by 4.0% compared to the previous year, according to the data provided by the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.
In 2020, Odesa International Airport provided air services to almost 700 thousand passengers, which is 58% less than in 2019, Ukrinform reports referring to the airport’s press service.
Between the evenings of 29 and 31 January, the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine recorded 65 ceasefire violations in Donetsk region and 23 ceasefire violations in Luhansk region.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken have held their first phone call, reaffirming the importance of a strategic partnership between the two countries.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has stated about strong bipartisan support for Ukraine and pledged continued U.S. economic and military assistance.
Ukrainian MP Oleksandr Dubinsky, subject to U.S. sanctions, has been expelled from the Servant of the People faction.
Over the past day, February 1, Russian invaders violated the ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas five times.
During the current week, the dollar exchange rate against the hryvnia is expected to remain unchanged, according to a weekly forecast released by Alpari.
A total of 2,394 new coronavirus cases have been recorded in Ukraine in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 1,223,879, Health Minister Maksym Stepanov has said.
01 February 2021
Preparations for the Agreement on Conformity Assessment and Acceptance of Industrial Products (ACAA), the so-called "industrial visa-free regime" with the European Union, were discussed during an interagency meeting at the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine.
Ambassador of Ukraine to Egypt Yevhen Mykytenko met with Speaker of the Senate of the Arab Republic of Egypt Abdel Wahab Abdel Razek to discuss political cooperation between the two countries.
Verkhovna Rada Speaker Dmytro Razumkov disagrees with the initiative put forward by former president of Ukraine, Chairman of the Ukrainian delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group Leonid Kravchuk for holding a referendum on the issue of temporarily occupied Donbas and Crimea.
The boats and naval aircraft of the Ukrainian Navy have conducted joint exercises with a U.S. guided-missile destroyer and an auxiliary ship in the Black Sea, the press service of the Ukrainian Navy's command has reported on Facebook.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine recommends that Ukrainians refrain from traveling to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
Businesses have significantly worsened their expectations for their performance and business prospects in response to strengthened quarantine measures amid a traditional decline in business activity at the beginning of the year.
Experts in the MH17 case are to be interrogated before the consideration of the case’s merits starts.
Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Viktor Kovalenko has signed a contract with Italian club Atalanta.
The average monthly air temperature in Kyiv city in January was -2.5 °C, which exceeds the updated climatic norm (1991-2020) by 0.7 °C, the Central Geophysical Observatory named after Borys Sreznevskyi reported.
The Cabinet of Ministers has approved a procedure for paying compensation to people who use electric heating, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has said.
Ukraine resumed electricity imports from Russia on February 1, according to data provided by the European Network of Transmission System Operators ENTSO-E.
Ukraine urges to apply all mechanisms of world’s pressure on Russia in response to crackdown on protests
The international community must act more decisively in response to the crackdown on protests in Russia on January 31 and immediately apply all international mechanisms of pressure, including sanctions, over human rights violations.
Given strong retail performance, the pandemic insignificantly restrains the growth of consumer demand.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said that the Normandy format is currently stagnant due to Russia's reluctance to move forward and expressed hope that U.S. President Joe Biden would join the talks.
In 2020, the passenger flow through Ukrainian airports decreased by 64.4% compared with 2019, according to the State Aviation Service of Ukraine.
In 2020, the poverty rate in Ukraine increased to 50%.
Most members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) believe that the key policy rate needs to be raised moderately in 2021, to 6.5%–7%.
In 2020, the volume of loans provided by JSB Ukrgasbank to small and medium-sized businesses rose by 50% (or UAH 2.5 billion) and amounted to UAH 7.7 billion, Ukrinform reports referring to the bank’s press service.
The next meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group for the Peaceful Settlement of the Conflict in Donbas (TCG) will be held on February 3 via videoconference.
First Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Ruslan Stefanchuk has said that the first draft law on local referendums will be represented this or next week.
The Ministry of Veterans Affairs of Ukraine will continue to cooperate with the OSCE in the development of a system for the rehabilitation of veterans.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said that the decision to release a transcript of his phone call with 45th U.S. President Donald Trump in the fall of 2019 was "wrong."
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky hopes that under the Biden administration, Ukraine and the United States will enter a new stage of relations that will strengthen the security of our state.
Kyiv has confirmed 161 new coronavirus cases in the past day, bringing the total to 128,550, according to Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko.
Ukraine will submit an additional request to COVAX Facility to increase the number of Pfizer vaccines.
The highest incidence of COVID-19 cases in Ukraine was recorded in Chernivtsi, Ivano-Frankivsk and Zaporizhzhia regions, according to data provided by the Health Ministry on February 1.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said he was very worried about events in the United States related to the storming of the U.S. Capitol in early January.
The armed formations of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries continue to grossly violate the Minsk agreements by deploying heavy weapons in violation of withdrawal lines in Donbas, the press center of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) Headquarters has reported on Facebook.
Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has said that the Ukrainian government aims to raise the average salary in Ukraine to the level of Poland or Slovakia by 2030.
The supply of COVID-19 vaccines to Ukraine under the COVAX scheme will begin in mid-February, according to Ukrainian Deputy Health Minister Ihor Ivashchenko.
Ukraine’s first president Leonid Kravchuk suggests that the issues concerning the temporarily occupied Donbas and Crimea should be put to a nationwide referendum.
The European Union welcomes the decision of the EU-supported COVAX Facility to allocate 117,000 doses of Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to Ukraine.
The All-Ukrainian Forum "Ukraine 30" will be held with the participation of experts and officials on February 8-10, President Volodymyr Zelensky has said.
Over the past day, January 31, the Russian invaders violated the ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas nine times.
A total of 2,030 new coronavirus cases have been recorded in Ukraine in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 1,221,485, Health Minister Maksym Stepanov has said.
30 January 2021
The Ministry of Communities and Territories Development of Ukraine and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have agreed to cooperate to improve water supply systems in Ukraine.
In February, Ukraine will receive 117,000 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, which will be distributed among health workers providing care for COVID-19 patients, Deputy Health Minister, Chief State Sanitary Doctor of Ukraine Viktor Liashko has said.
The G7 ambassadors welcomed the draft law on reforming the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) adopted by the Verkhovna Rada in the first reading.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has appointed Oleksandr Skichko as head of Cherkasy Regional State Administration and presented him with an official certificate.
Kyiv city has recorded 341 new coronavirus cases in the past day, bringing the total number to 128,174, according to Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko.
Foreign ministers of Ukraine, Poland and Lithuania agree to strengthen Lublin Triangle role in Central Europe
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba, together with his Lithuanian counterpart Gabrielius Landsbergis and his Polish counterpart Zbigniew Rau, held the first online meeting of the Lublin Triangle on January 29, the Foreign Ministry’s press service reports.
On Friday, January 29, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky held a meeting with a delegation of the Switzerland-based company Stadler Rail AG, headed by the president of the Board of Directors, co-owner of Stadler Rail AG group Peter Spuhler.
As of Saturday morning, January 30, some 108 towns and villages in two regions of Ukraine were still without electricity due to bad weather conditions, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine reports.
As of January 30, Ukraine has reported 1,216,278 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 4,685 new cases recorded over the past 24 hours.
On January 29, five ceasefire violations were recorded in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas.
29 January 2021
The Sweden-based IKEA, the world’s largest retailer of furniture and household goods, has officially announced the opening of a store in Kyiv's Blockbuster Mall on February 1, the company says in a press release.
A total of 12 people have been detained in France on suspicion of brutally beating a Ukrainian teenager in Paris, the Franceinfo news site has reported, with reference to the Paris Prosecutor's Office.
Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine Matti Maasikas says that the rules for the procurement of medicines and medical supplies in Ukraine are among the conditions for EU´s macro-financial assistance related to COVID-19.