In 2018, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) transferred its profit for 2017 in the amount of UAH 44.6 billion to the state budget.
The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) calls on Canada and the international community to increase pressure on Russia to immediately release Ukrainian sailors.
Ukraine's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko wrote a letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on January 17, recalling that Russia should respect the rights of captured Ukrainian sailors in accordance with their status as prisoners of war, the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the UN has reported on Twitter.
The banking system of Ukraine has made profit for the first time in five years.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) forecasts that inflation rate in Ukraine will not exceed 7% at the end of the year.
Militants launched 13 attacks on Ukrainian positions in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas over the past day.
The European Union has once again called on Russia to immediately release 24 Ukrainian sailors captured in the Kerch Strait last November, according to a statement released by an EU spokesperson on Thursday, January 17.
Kherson City Court has extended the arrest of a high treason suspect, chief of RIA Novosti Ukraine Kirill Vyshinsky until February 16, 2019, an Ukrinform correspondent said.
Raising the level of social standards and improving the quality of life of Ukrainians will be the main priority in 2019.
The Central Election Commission of Ukraine will send two of its representatives to the parliamentary elections in Estonia.
The International Monetary Fund believes that the elimination of macroeconomic imbalances in recent years has allowed to stabilize the economy, while securing the independence of the National Bank of Ukraine is essential for the macroeconomic stability in the country.
Head of Cybersecurity Policy at Facebook Nathaniel Gleicher has said that Facebook removed 512 pages, groups and accounts that engaged in coordinated inauthentic behavior on Facebook and Instagram, according to Russia's Interfax news agency.
The healthcare reform changes financing principles and the quality of service provision, Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman has said.
In January-November 2018, the trade turnover of agricultural and food products between Ukraine and the EU countries increased by $778.6 million compared with the corresponding period in 2017 and totaled $8.01 billion.