Energy and Environmental Protection Minister of Ukraine Oleksiy Orzhel and Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak revealed the results of gas transit talks held in Berlin on December 19.
On December 19, the armed formations of the Russian Federation violated ceasefire once in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in eastern Ukraine.
19 December 2019
The number of Ukrainians who consider Russia an aggressor country with respect to Ukraine has increased from 64% to 70% over the past month, according to a poll conducted by the Rating Sociological Group during December 13-17.
As part of trilateral talks on the continuation of Russian gas transit to Europe through Ukraine, delegations of Ukraine and Russia are holding bilateral consultations at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy in Berlin.
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry welcomes the adoption at the 74th session of the UN General Assembly of a new resolution on the situation of human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, Ukraine.
The Council of the European Union has adopted a decision to prolong the economic sanctions targeting specific sectors of the Russian economy until July 31, 2020, according to the Council’s press release.
The UN General Assembly at a plenary meeting on December 18 adopted the resolution "Situation of human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, Ukraine."
Children from the National Scout Organization of Ukraine and the Association of Ukrainian Guides have handed over the Peace Light of Bethlehem to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, according to the official website of the head of state.
Ukraine's accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is supported by 51% of Ukrainians, according to a joint sociological survey conducted by the Gorshenin Institute and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation.
Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Vadym Prystaiko will pay a working visit to the Federal Republic of Germany on December 19-20, the Ukrainian Embassy in Germany has reported.
The next meeting in the Normandy format is possible if there are positive changes in Donbas, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said.
The revision of the Minsk agreements can bring the situation in Donbas to a deadlock. The law on the special status of Donbas must be enshrined in the Constitution of Ukraine.
Ukrainian Minister of Energy and Environmental Protection Oleksiy Orzhel held a meeting with his German counterpart, Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier in Berlin on Thursday morning, December 19.
The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) has welcomed the adoption by the Ukrainian parliament of the Law “On state recognition and support of Plast National Scouting Organization of Ukraine” with president’s proposals.