Political prisoner Volodymyr Balukh has been driven away from Simferopol's detention center, where he was taken a few days ago, the Crimean Human Rights Group has reported, referring to the prisoner's wife.
The Central Election Commission of Ukraine formed 199 constituency election commissions for the presidential election, which will be held on March 31.
Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic Tomáš Petříček considers it expedient to open an office of the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) in Mariupol.
The State Statistics Service has confirmed the government forecast for the growth of the Ukrainian economy in the fourth quarter of 2018 by 3.4%, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has said on Facebook.
Ukraine and Romania are in talks to find a mutually acceptable solution regarding the medium of instruction for the national minorities studying in Ukraine.
PJSC Agrarian Fund presented its products at Gulfood 2019 in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.
Primate of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine Epiphanius and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko have attended a joint prayer at the Cathedral Temple of the Manyava Skete monastery, according to an Ukrinform correspondent.
The informal discussion, which took place on Monday morning with the participation of Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin and EU foreign ministers in Brussels, touched upon the most urgent issues of bilateral relations and international policy, including the release of captured sailors and other Ukrainian political prisoners held in Russia, problem of reforms in Ukraine, upcoming elections and the threats posed by the Nord Stream 2 project.
EU member states call on Russian authorities to immediately release Ukrainian sailors who were illegally detained by Russian border guards in the Kerch Strait, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius has said.
The Ukrainian Justice Ministry has filed an additional application to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) regarding Ukrainian sailors with the requirement to provide them with medical assistance and transfer them to medical institutions.
On Sunday, the temperature in Kyiv broke a 139-year-old temperature record.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman considers that at least four sectors exist for economic growth, namely, agriculture, metallurgy, information technologies and energy fields.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has informed his European colleagues about ongoing Russian aggression in Donbas and called for further pressure to be exerted on Russia, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Kateryna Zelenko has reported on Twitter.
The European Union does not see any positive changes in the implementation of the Minsk agreements by Russia; on the contrary, the situation worsens. Therefore, the EU member states reiterate their will to keep the existing sanctions and may introduce the new ones in the coming weeks.