The Finance Ministry will submit the Budget Declaration for 2020-2022 to the Cabinet of Ministers for approval next week.
In the first quarter of 2019, Russian security officers conducted 45 raids in the occupied Crimea, including 36 on the houses of Crimean Tatars. The number of raids doubled compared with the same period last year.
The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) has started a hearing on Ukraine's lawsuit against Russia in the case on the illegal detention of 24 Ukrainian seamen.
The State Fiscal Service of Ukraine (SFS) reimbursed UAH 57.2 billion worth of value added tax (VAT) to taxpayers in January-April 2019, which is UAH 13.6 billion more than in the corresponding period in 2018, according the SFS press service.
Ukraine’s exports of agricultural products to the EU countries grew by 24.4% in the first quarter of 2019, according to Acting Agrarian Policy and Food Minister of Ukraine Olha Trofimtseva.
The State Executive Service of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine recovered to the benefit of the state UAH 55 million and USD 1 million from the Cypriot companies associated with Yanukovych and the former high-ranking officials.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will send to Kyiv in the coming weeks a review mission that will determine Ukraine's readiness to receive the second tranche of a loan under the current program and will discuss the economic policy for the remainder of the year with the new administration.
As a result of the Russian aggression in Donbas, 19 soldiers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces have been killed and more than 90 have been injured in hostilities over the past two months.
Russia continues to put the lives of innocent civilians in the temporarily occupied Donbas at risk, positioning its forces and firing weapons close to homes, schools, and businesses.
Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze has stated that despite political changes, Ukraine continues to integrate into the global world, the Government portal has reported.
Five years ago, May 10, 2014, Oleg Sentsov was arrested in Simferopol.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree conferring the Hero of Ukraine title on Chief of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) Vasyl Hrytsak.
Ukraine’s Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan during a meeting with U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent has called on the American side together with EU institutions to strengthen sanctions against the Russian Federation over of the situation in the Sea of Azov, the Infrastructure Ministry’s press service has reported.
U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations, Ambassador Kurt Volker has reiterated that Ukrainians have full U.S. support.