Revenues of local budgets for the past five years increased from UAH 70 billion in 2014 to UAH 234 billion in 2018, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine has said.
If the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is constructed, Russia may attack the ships of the Baltic countries in the Baltic Sea, just as it attacked the Ukrainian ships in the Kerch Strait last year.
Bilateral trade between Ukraine and the United Kingdom amounted to USD 2.5 billion in 2018, which is 7.6% more than in 2017, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine has said.
The Central Election Commission of Ukraine has registered 41 more official observers from the international organizations for the presidential election in Ukraine scheduled for March 31.
Some 5.2 million people in one way or another feel the impact of Russian aggression, with 2.3 million people in need of humanitarian support, including from the UN, but the UN's humanitarian program is only 37% funded.
The armed aggression of the Russian Federation and the seizure of Ukrainian Navy ships together with crew members in the Kerch Strait, as well as blocking access to the Sea of Azov by Russia is not bilateral, but a global concern.
Lithuania condemns the annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation and calls for the release of Ukrainian sailors and other Ukrainians illegally detained by Moscow.
The Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) announced the launch of flights from Kyiv to Reykjavik with connections in European cities.
Latvia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Andrejs Pildegovics has called on Russia to release illegally imprisoned Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov, Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko and stop the persecution of other political prisoners.
The United States has described Russia's occupation of Crimea in 2014 as "brazen" and said it would keep pressure on Russia in place until it implements the Minsk Agreements and de-occupies the Ukrainian peninsula.
EU ambassadors have agreed to impose additional sanctions against Russian citizens.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres have agreed on a visit by the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs to Ukraine, Deputy Head of Ukraine's Presidential Administration Kostiantyn Yeliseyev has said.
The World Affairs Council of Philadelphia presented the International Statesman Award to President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau honored the memory of the fallen Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred.