The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has introduced the emergency situation regime in the entire territory of Ukraine to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
In February 2020, Ukraine decreased consumption of coal by 4.7%, natural gas - by 2.9%, gasoline - by 2% compared with February 2019, according to the State Statistics Service.
Health Minister Ilya Yemets has been appointed a new member of the State Commission on Technogenic and Environmental Safety and Emergency Situations.
The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) recorded fewer ceasefire violations in Donetsk region and more in Luhansk region compared with the previous 24 hours.
Ukrainian Defense Minister Andriy Taran and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to Ukraine Marius Janukonis have discussed further cooperation between the two countries in the defense sphere, according to the Defense Ministry’s press service.
Ukraine calls on Normandy summit participants to put pressure on Russia over blocking of SMM work in Donbas
Denial of the SMM's access to the temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions contradicts the Minsk agreements.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba anticipates three big waves of evacuation of Ukrainians from abroad, including due to possible economic recession in Europe.
EU urges Russia to unblock access to occupied territories of Donbas for OSCE and humanitarian organizations
The European Union has reacted to the actions of Russian mercenaries in Donbas, who banned OSCE SMM patrols and representatives of humanitarian organizations from entering the non-government-controlled areas, and urged Russia not to create new obstacles to efforts within the Normandy format and the Minsk process.
Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has said that a strategic platform will be created in Ukraine to counteract the economic crisis and develop joint measures to respond to challenges.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Ukraine Fan Xianrong discussed the development of trade and economic cooperation between the countries, the president’s press service reports.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to include practically the entire territory of the annexed Crimea to the list of territories where the land plots can be owned only by citizens of the Russian Federation.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has approved Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova as a member of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC).
Foreign Minister of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba said in a telephone conversation with Danish Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod that Russia attempted to manipulate the COVID-19 pandemic in calling for sanctions to be lifted.
With the assistance of diplomatic missions, 78,592 Ukrainian citizens returned home from abroad as of March 24, according to the Foreign Ministry of Ukraine.