Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal expects that the law on the introduction of defined contribution pension system in Ukraine will be adopted in 2021.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has said that negotiations are underway with six manufacturers regarding the supply of the COVID-19 vaccine to Ukraine.
Kyiv city has recorded 301 new coronavirus cases in the past day, bringing the total number to 122,997, according to Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko.
Ukraine and Hungary continue to work on a joint document that will help settle disputes in bilateral relations.
The Cabinet of Ministers has dismissed Vasyl Kuziovych as head of the State Forest Resources Agency of Ukraine and assigned the duties of the head of this body to Yurii Bolokhovets, according to the government's representative in the Verkhovna Rada, Servant of the People MP Vasyl Mokan.
JSC Ukrzaliznytsia in the near future intends to launch trains to the territory bordering the temporarily occupied Crimea. Ukraine cannot launch trains to the peninsula so far.
Ukraine will not oppose the process of transforming the so-called military peacekeeping mission into a civilian police mission under the auspices of an international organization to settle the Transnistrian conflict in Moldova and will do everything possible to facilitate it.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has welcomed the government's decision to reduce natural gas tariffs for the population and stressed that utility tariffs should be socially fair and the gas market should operate according to the standards of transparent trade and fair competition, the presidential press service has reported.
As of January 18, the highest incidence of coronavirus cases in Ukraine has been recorded in Zaporizhzhia, Mykolaiv, Cherkasy, Kyiv and Luhansk regions and the city of Kyiv.
Ukraine’s Ambassador to Turkey Andrii Sybiha and Consul in Ankara Andriy Bilyk visited Ukrainian sailors who were rescued after the freight ship named Arvin sank off the coast of Turkey’s Black Sea province of Bartin.
The Cabinet of Ministers will adopt a decision according to which the price of natural gas for household consumers will shrink by 30%, to UAH 6.99, Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has said.
The Ukrainian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe plans to challenge the powers of the Russian delegation, including in connection with the detention of Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny in Moscow.
The Crimean Platform summit is scheduled for August 23 this year with the participation of foreign leaders, Deputy Head of the President's Office Ihor Zhovkva has said in an interview with TSN.ua.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has appointed new heads of the Offices of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) in Kirovohrad, Lviv and Mykolaiv regions.
Ukraine is not considering renaming Georgia to Sakartvelo, following the example of Lithuania, which has recently approved a new name for the country, BBC News Ukraine has reported, with reference to the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry.
Over the past day, January 17, two ceasefire violations were recorded in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas.
A total of 3,034 new coronavirus cases have been recorded in Ukraine in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 1,163,716, Health Minister Maksym Stepanov has said.
16 January 2021
Director General of the State Concern Ukroboronprom Yuri Husev held virtual talks with Head of the NATO Representation to Ukraine Alexander Vinnikov, during which cooperation with NATO structures was discussed.
From the beginning of the 2020/2021 marketing year (July 1, 2020) till January 15, 2021, Ukraine exported 27.2 million tonnes of grain and leguminous crops, the press service of the Economy Ministry reports referring to data from the State Customs Service.
The Ukrainian Defense Ministry has developed a bulletproof vest according to NATO standards for the first time, the ministry's press service has reported.
After three days of negotiations, the Ukrainian and Turkish delegations fully agreed on the text of the draft social security agreement between Ukraine and the Republic of Turkey.
The total amount of accumulated foreign direct investment in Ukraine is $49 billion.
Director General of the State Concern Ukroboronprom Yuri Husev met with Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Ukraine Yağmur Ahmet Güldere to discuss a number of important defense projects.
In 2020, 16 Crimean political prisoners were sentenced to up to 19 years in prison, 424 people were deprived of the right to a fair trial and 77 persons were illegally transferred outside Crimea.
More than 600,000 Ukrainians were employed in 2020 with the assistance of the State Employment Service, the State Employment Center has told Ukrinform.
The capital of Ukraine, Kyiv, is in 100th in the HUGSI 2020 ranking of the world's greenest cities, according to the company's website.
As of January 16, the highest incidence of coronavirus cases in Ukraine has been recorded in Zaporizhzhia, Mykolaiv, Cherkasy regions and the city of Kyiv.
Ukraine is 25th in this year's Global Firepower ranking of the world's most powerful armies, according to a statement posted on the company's website.
British Ambassador to Ukraine Melinda Simmons and Vice Prime Minister - Minister for Reintegration of Temporarily Occupied Territories Oleksiy Reznikov launched a project aimed at supporting the creation of a strategy for the economic transformation of Donbas.
Ukrainian singer Alyona Alyona became a winner of the Music Moves Europe Talent Awards 2021, the EU sound of today & tomorrow.
Atlantis by director Valentyn Vasyanovych, submitted by the national committee for the Oscars best international feature 2021, was longlisted in 12 BAFTA award categories.
The United States has delivered 20 new high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicles (Humvees) to the Land Forces of Ukraine, as well as 84 more boats to the Navy.
Minister of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine Oleksandr Tkachenko discussed during an online meeting with Minister of Canadian Heritage Steven Guilbeault possible cooperation between Ukrainian and Canadian experts in the area of filmmaking, museum and archival affairs, restoration of cultural monuments and more.
Kyiv city has recorded 821 new coronavirus cases in the past day, bringing the total number to 121,903, according to Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko.
On January 16, 2021, the rules of Article 30 of the Law of Ukraine "On Ensuring the Functioning of the Ukrainian Language as the State Language" come into force.
In 2020, fifty servicepersons of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were killed as a result of the armed hostilities in Donbas.
January 16, Ukraine marks the Day of Remembrance of Donetsk Airport Defenders.
Ukraine's chief sanitary doctor Viktor Liashko has said that the first COVID-19 vaccines should arrive in Ukraine in February.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal and Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia Krišjānis Kariņš discussed bilateral cooperation issues during a video meeting on January 15, the Government portal reports.
Over the past day, January 15, five ceasefire violations were recorded in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas. One Ukrainian serviceman was wounded.
A total of 7,729 new coronavirus cases have been recorded in Ukraine in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 1,154,692, Health Minister Maksym Stepanov has said.
15 January 2021
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has discussed with German Chancellor Angela Merkel the issues of countering COVID-19 and coordinating efforts to establish peace in Donbas.
Verkhovna Rada Commissioner for Human Rights Liudmyla Denisova and Head of the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine Matilda Bogner have discussed issues of access to Ukrainian citizens illegally detained in Russian-occupied Crimea.
Outside the Wire became the first full-length film with Ukrainian dubbing and subtitles released on Netflix platform.
Ukraine’s government has no plans to extend strict lockdown measures beyond January 24. Orange zone restrictions are likely to take effect in the country starting from January 25, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal says.
The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine has expressed concern about the detention by Russian occupiers of 120 Crimean Tatars traveling to Rostov-on-Don for a court hearing in the "Bilohirsk Hizb ut-Tahrir case."
In 2020, Ukraine increased exports of vegetable and animal fats by 22% and remained the largest sunflower oil exporter to the European Union.
Construction works within about 300 facilities are planned to be launched in Ukraine as part of the Great Construction program for 2021, Minister of Communities and Territories Development Oleksiy Chernyshov says.
If China’s Sinovac Biotech vaccine ordered by the Ministry of Health does not comply with international registration rules, Ukraine will not accept it.
Kyiv city has recorded 896 new coronavirus cases in the past day, bringing the total number to 121,082, according to Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has presented state awards to servicemen of the State Guard Department of Ukraine and conferred the rank of brigadier general on Deputy Chiefs of the State Guard Department Taras Hrebennikov and Ihor Pyskun.
As of January 15, the highest incidence of coronavirus cases in Ukraine has been recorded in Mykolaiv, Zaporizhzhia, Cherkasy, Kyiv and Luhansk regions and the city of Kyiv.
Ukraine calls on Sweden’s Chair of the OSCE to pay attention not only to Donbas but to Crimea as well in order to help settle the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
The Ukrainian Health Ministry has released an updated list of "red" and "green" zone countries according to the incidence of COVID-19, the ministry's press service has reported.
The next meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group for the Peaceful Settlement of the Conflict in Donbas (TCG) will be held via videoconference on January 21.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has supported the initiative of Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Vladyslav Kryklii to create special funds to finance the development of airports and railway infrastructure in Ukraine.
No cases of the British strain of coronavirus have been recorded in Ukraine, Deputy Health Minister, Chief State Sanitary Doctor of Ukraine Viktor Liashko has said.
Experts from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have agreed to continue cooperation with the Ukrainian Finance Ministry in the field of developing the fiscal risk management system, the ministry's press service has reported.
Ukraine calls on Sweden’s OSCE Chair to pay special attention to human rights violations in Crimea and the occupied areas of Donbas, which have turned into a "territory of lawlessness."