A passport of a citizen of Ukraine grants its holder visa-free access to 130 countries of the world, according to the Henley Passport Index.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has asked European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen to “facilitate earlier access” for Ukraine to the coronavirus vaccine.
Kyiv city has confirmed 344 new coronavirus cases in the past day, bringing the total number to 116,813, according to Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko.
Cooperation between Ukraine and Turkey in the military-technical and defense-industrial sectors has recently reached a new level. In total, the partnership in the aerospace and defense spheres includes more than 30 projects.
Canada is making every effort to ensure Iran makes full reparations to the families of those killed in the UIA plane crash that occurred near Tehran on January 8, 2020.
As of January 9, Ukraine has reported 1,110,015 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 4,846 new cases recorded over the past 24 hours.
Over the past day, January 8, nine ceasefire violations were recorded in the Joint Forces Operation area in eastern Ukraine.
08 January 2021
Canada is working with international partners to bring to justice those responsible for the downing of Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 in Iran, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs François-Philippe Champagne has said.
Four Ukrainian citizens – crewmembers of the Captain Khayyam tanker, who had been held in the Ain Zara prison in Libya for more than four years, have arrived in Ukraine, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov says.
Kyiv city has confirmed 438 new coronavirus cases in the past day, bringing the total to 116,469, according to Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko.
Adverse weather conditions have left 85 towns and villages in six regions of Ukraine without electricity, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine reports.
Ukraine has received a letter from COVAX confirming the possibility of supplying mRNA vaccines to the country in the near future, according to Deputy Health Minister, Chief State Sanitary Doctor of Ukraine Viktor Liashko.
The Cabinet of Ministers has clarified which strengthened quarantine restrictions are in effect from January 8 to 24, and what is allowed and what is prohibited during this period, in particular, in trade.
As of January 8, Ukraine has reported 1,105,169 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 5,676 new cases recorded over the past 24 hours.
Ukraine, Afghanistan, the United Kingdom, Canada and Sweden have called on Iran to urgently provide a full and comprehensive explanation of the events and decisions that led to the UIA plane crash near Tehran a year ago.
Over the past day, January 7, eight ceasefire violations were recorded in the Joint Forces Operation area in eastern Ukraine.
07 January 2021
President of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) Paul Grod wished Ukrainians merry Christmas.
Over the past day, the highest number of COVID-19 cases in Ukraine was recorded in Kyiv city, Odesa, Kharkiv, Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia regions, Health Minister Maksym Stepanov informs.
Four Ukrainian crewmembers of the Captain Khayyam tanker, who were detained in Libya since 2016, are returning to Ukraine.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has condemned the violence against the US Congress after the riots in Washington, D.C.
Kyiv has confirmed 731 new coronavirus cases in the past day, bringing the total to 116,031.
The European Commission received a letter from 13 EU member states with a request to speed up assistance in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic for the Eastern Partnership countries - Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Belarus.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine wished Ukrainians merry Christmas.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine expressed concern over the events in the United States as Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol Building to disrupt the certification of President-elect Joe Biden's victory.
Over the past day, five ceasefire violations were recorded in the Joint Forces Operation area in eastern Ukraine.
A total of 8,997 new coronavirus cases have been recorded in Ukraine in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 1,099,493.
06 January 2021
International reserves at the end of 2020 increased by 15% and reached USD 29.133 billion as of January 1, 2021, according to the press service of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU).
Ukraine's Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Strategic Industries Oleh Urusky has discussed the development of public-private partnership and military-technical cooperation during his visit to the League of Defense Companies of Ukraine, a non-governmental organization of arms and military equipment manufacturers.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has welcomed a decision of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit to restore diplomatic relations between Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE and Egypt.
The U.S. Department of Defense has announced the signing of a contract with SAFE Boats International for the production of Mark VI patrol boats, two of which will be handed over to Ukraine, according to Defense Express.
Ukraine needs to have serious ambitions and be ready for non-standard solutions in order to build systematic cooperation with China for the mutual benefit of both countries.
The World Bank has upgraded its forecast for the growth of Ukraine's gross domestic product (GDP) in 2021 to 3%, according to January's Global Economic Prospects.
Shmyhal orders health, interior ministries to check reports of possible underground COVID-19 vaccination
Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has instructed the Health Ministry and the Interior Ministry to check reports in the media about possible underground vaccination with drugs of unknown origin.
The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine has congratulated the Orthodox Church of Ukraine on the second anniversary of receiving the Tomos of Autocephaly.
At least 200,000 Russians have been resettled to Crimea during the entire period of the peninsula’s occupation.
Ukraine’s underground gas storage facilities have accumulated 23.5 billion cubic meters (bcm) of natural gas, including 7.7 bcm of gas belonging to foreign companies, the press service of JSC Ukrtransgaz reports.
The Health Ministry does not support lifting or postponing the January lockdown in Ukraine.
As of January 6, 2021, 1,298 local budgets were approved, which is 81% of the total (1,597), the press service of the Finance Ministry reports.
An OSCE SMM drone has spotted people near former positions of Russian armed formations inside the disengagement area near Petrivske.
The highest incidence rate of COVID-19 in Ukraine was recorded in Zaporizhzhia, Mykolaiv, Cherkasy, Kyiv regions and the city of Kyiv, according to data provided by the Health Ministry on January 6.
Kyiv has confirmed 931 new coronavirus cases in the past day, bringing the total to 115,300, according to Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko.
As of January 6, the Ukrainian Armed Forces have reported 1,357 COVID-19 cases, including 83 new cases confirmed in the past 24 hours.
Russia’s Gazprom has reduced gas transit through the territory of Ukraine almost threefold, according to CEO of Gas Transmission System Operator (TSO) of Ukraine LLC Sergiy Makogon.
The Ministry for Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine will continue to reform corporate governance in state-owned enterprises in accordance with the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, the ministry's press service has reported.
More than 25,000 pupils have begun to study in inclusive classes across Ukraine in the 2020/2021 school year.
The Cabinet of Ministers approved a draft law on Ukraine's withdrawal from the agreement on cooperation in the field of legal protection of intellectual property and the creation of an Interstate Council for the Legal Protection of Intellectual Property.
Judges of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine have adopted a statement on the situation with the issuance by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on December 29, 2020 of a decree "On the suspension from office of a judge of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine," the court's press service has reported.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has approved a resolution to conclude a grant agreement with Japan on the purchase of special equipment for healthcare institutions of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine.
Over the past day, January 5, four ceasefire violations were recorded in the Joint Forces Operation area in eastern Ukraine.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that the current U.S. administration has not made much progress in resolving the conflict in eastern Ukraine and he regrets that.
A total of 6,911 new coronavirus cases have been recorded in Ukraine in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 1,090,496, Health Minister Maksym Stepanov has said.
05 January 2021
Iran’s Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili says that case of the victims of UIA plane crash has been completed and "will be settled by the end of the current Iranian calendar month (ending on January 19)."
Ukraine’s SkyUp Airlines will launch Kyiv-Memmingen-Kyiv flights from March 30, 2021, the airline's press service reports.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the process of Minsk agreements and talks in the Normandy format, and also outlined the prospects for joint work on a COVID-19 vaccine.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has allocated UAH 20 million in humanitarian aid to the Republic of Croatia to help overcome the consequences of the earthquake.
The abolition of the moratorium on the sale of agricultural land is only part of major reform in Ukraine. To date, many corrupt and bureaucratic procedures, which blocked the right of local authorities and citizens to land, have been changed.
А photo story by Lviv photo artist Artur Abramiv from the mountain village of Volosyanka was included in the 2020 editor’s picks according to National Geographic Traveller.
The Cabinet of Ministers made a number of personnel decisions on Tuesday, January 5, according to Servant of the People MP Vasyl Mokan, the government's representative in the Verkhovna Rada.
Ukrzaliznytsia carried 196,100 passengers on long-distance trains during the New Year holidays - between December 31, 2020 and January 3, 2021, the state rail operator's press service has reported.