Today, the Russian-occupation troops observe ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas.
16 April 2020
Another 38 people have been released, and 34 of them transferred, as a result of the release and transfer operation today.
An employee of the Ukrainian Armed Forces has died of the COVID-19 acute respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus at Lviv Regional Infectious Disease Hospital, the press service of the medical forces command has reported.
The OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Prime Minister and Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of Albania, Edi Rama, and OSCE Secretary General Thomas Greminger welcomed today’s mutual release and exchange of detainees in eastern Ukraine.
President Volodymyr Zelensky observed the course of company tactical exercises with the company tactical teams of the 80th separate air assault brigade stationed in Zakarpattia region.
Ukrainian business expects a decrease in production and sales.
The European Business Association (EBA) is concerned that some provisions of the Law on Collective Management of Copyright will lead to a rise in prices for certain electronics, the EBA's press service has reported.
The European Commission has announced the allocation of EUR 13 million to provide humanitarian assistance to Ukrainians who are most affected by the conflict in Donbas.
Since the beginning of the day, Russian-led forces have observed a ceasefire regime in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in eastern Ukraine.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has ratified the E5P Fund grant agreement (Ukraine’s Higher Education Project) between Ukraine and the European Investment Bank.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky is glad that the next stage of mutual release of detained persons has begun today and promises to continue to struggle for the return of all Ukrainians.
Vladyslav Bukharev has become an adviser to Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, according to the ministry’s press service.
The Cabinet of Ministers dismissed Anton Kolumbet as first deputy minister for veterans’ affairs, temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons.
The Verkhovna Rada must urgently ratify a document aimed at protecting cultural heritage, which should, in particular, prevent the destruction of the Tauric Chersonese by the invaders in Crimea.
Ukraine, Canada, Sweden, Afghanistan and the United Kingdom continue to work together to conduct an independent and transparent investigation into the downing of a Ukrainian passenger jet near Tehran on January 8.
The Cabinet of Ministers has dismissed Oleksiy Martseniuk as deputy defense minister.
The national telecom operator Kyivstar has already allocated about UAH 60 million to help tackle the coronavirus in Ukraine, including UAH 30 million for the purchase of medical equipment.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has examined the construction of a military town for the 128th Mountain Assault Brigade as part of his working trip to Zakarpattia region.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has authorized Defense Minister of Ukraine Andriy Taran to sign an agreement on defense cooperation between the Cabinet and the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden.
Negotiations on the release of Ukrainians held in Russia-occupied Crimea and in Russia are ongoing, Head of the Office of the President Andriy Yermak has reported on Facebook, commenting on the progress of today's mutual release of detainees.
The number of coronavirus cases has grown to 644 in Kyiv city, including 32 over the past day, according to Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko.
The Infrastructure Ministry will set up a special commission to review and recommend investment projects in the fields of transport, road management and postal services, according to the ministry’s press service.
ICRC is ready to fulfill its role as neutral intermediary as detainees are being released by opposing sides in eastern Ukraine and transferred to temporary accommodations.
Ukrainian ports need to optimize their strategic and investment plans, as well as to review spending on major construction due to coronavirus quarantine.
Italian football club Milan has shown interest in Dynamo Kyiv defender Denys Popov.
Prices for beer, wine, vodka and cigarettes in Ukraine rose from March 2019 to March 2020, according to the State Statistics Service.
The Pension Fund of Ukraine has approved the average wage rate for February 2020 in the amount of 9,658 hryvnias 3 kopecks.
On April 14 and 15, members of the armed formations in Donbas again denied SMM attempts to cross along official crossing routes.
Some 788 Ukrainian healthcare workers have tested positive for the coronavirus Covid-19 since the epidemic began.
Five new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have been confirmed in the Ukrainian Armed Forces over the past 24 hours, the medical forces command of the Ukrainian Armed Forces has reported.
Switzerland is one of the main foreign investors of Ukraine, having invested more than USD 1.7 billion in the country’s economy, Ukrainian Ambassador to Switzerland Artem Rybchenko has said.
Ukraine supports an initiative of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to counter fake news and misinformation around the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN Serhiy Kyslytsia.
The next phase of mutual release of detained persons has begun. Nineteen citizens, who were held captive in the temporarily occupied territories, return to Ukraine.
The Indian government has decided to provide Ukraine with a free batch of 30,000 hydroxychloroquine tablets. According to experts, the drug has a high potential in the fight against coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the press service of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has reported.
Ukraine has reported 397 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID -19) over the past day, bringing the total number to 4,161, according to the Health Ministry.
On April 15, the armed formations of the Russian Federation violated ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas three times.
Bern has been one of Ukraine's main and consistent partners in providing humanitarian and technical assistance since the beginning of the crisis caused by Russian aggression against the country, Ukrainian Ambassador to Switzerland Artem Rybchenko has said in an interview with Ukrinform.
The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine noted a decrease in ceasefire violations recorded in Donbas in the first three months of 2020 compared to the previous quarter.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky received credentials from Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia Aca Jovanovic, Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba Natacha Díaz Aguilera, and Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan Darkhan Kaletaev, the president’s press service has reported.
15 April 2020
Kyiv Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling of Kyiv's Pechersky District Court that obliged PrivatBank to pay more than $250 million to the offshore companies of the Surkis family.
The next stage of mutual release of citizens is being prepared, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Liudmyla Denisova announced.
Ukraine and Turkmenistan have agreed to hold a meeting of foreign ministers and a meeting of the Joint Intergovernmental Commission after the completion of quarantine.
Verkhovna Rada Chairman Dmytro Razumkov has signed an order to convene an extraordinary plenary meeting of the Ukrainian parliament at 13:00 on April 16.
The Ukrainian pharmaceutical company "Darnitsa" passed the state registration for an experimental drug included in the treatment protocol for COVID-19.
The European Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has good reason to recommend that the IMF Executive Board continue cooperation with Ukraine, which will provide it with additional capabilities to combat the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Government of Ukraine has postponed the imposition of duty on coal from the Russian Federation until May 1.
The Cabinet of Ministers has approved perspective plans for the formation of united territorial communities in Kharkiv, Mykolaiv and Zhytomyr regions.
The Cabinet of Ministers dismissed Zeljko Marcek as acting CEO of JSC Ukrzaliznytsia and appointed Ivan Yuryk to replace him, according to Infrastructure Minister Vladyslav Kryklii.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted the decision to temporarily close ten more border crossing points.
Ukraine has sent another batch of humanitarian aid to Italy today, according to the State Emergency Service.
As of April 1, 7.5 million Ukrainian retirees receive pension payments through banks, according to the Pension Fund of Ukraine.
The Ukrainian banking system will remain closed for three days due to the Easter holiday celebrated in Ukraine on April 19, according to the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU).
The Iranian authorities have sent a draft memorandum of understanding to the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry to prevent Kyiv from filing lawsuits against Iran over a Ukrainian passenger jet shot down near Tehran on January 8, according to Radio Farda.
The number of Kyiv residents infected with the coronavirus Covid-19 has grown to 612 people, according to Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko.
The number of unemployed has increased by 45% in Kyiv city since the introduction of quarantine measures on March 12, according to Director of Kyiv City Employment Center Viktor Bilych.
The Russian Federation continues to massively deprive Ukrainian citizens in the annexed Crimea of their property rights in violation of international law.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has determined the criteria for writing off the impaired financial assets of banks from reserves for expected losses, which will allow banks to get rid of non-performing loans, the central bank's press service has reported.
Vogue has published the article about Ukrainian artist Hanne Zaruma from Lviv who creates unusual accessories from retro computers and discarded flip phones.
Some 684 Ukrainian healthcare workers have tested positive for the coronavirus Covid-19 since the epidemic began.