Ukraine has received from Iran a draft technical report on the circumstances of the crash of Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752, which occurred near Tehran on January 8, 2020.
Ukraine resumed electricity imports from Belarus in January 2021, Ukrenergo National Power Company has reported.
The issue of selling agricultural land to foreigners will be decided during a nationwide referendum within three years.
Ukreximbank has opened a credit line to finance a project to build three An-178 aircraft for the Ukrainian Armed Forces, the bank's press service has reported.
Last year in Kyiv became the hottest in the history of meteorological observations, setting 36 temperature records.
In the city of Mukachevo, Zakarpattia region, the so-called "crazy" cherry tree (sakura) has bloomed, tour guide Ihor Huledza told an Ukrinform correspondent.
The National Intellectual Property Office - State Enterprise “Ukrainian Institute of Intellectual Property" (Ukrpatent) was established in Ukraine in 2020, the press service of the Economy Ministry reports.
JSC Ukrzaliznytsia, Ukraine's state rail operator, informs that long-distance and suburban trains will operate as usual during the coronavirus lockdown in Ukraine from January 8 to January 24, 2021.
Ukraine is considering the possibility of hosting the Olympic Games in 2030 or 2032, Minister of Youth and Sports of Ukraine Vadym Huttsait has said.
As of December 30, 2020, Ukrainian farmers received UAH 3.97 billion of state financial support, which is 99.3% of all funds allocated by the government to support the industry.
More than half of Ukrainians surveyed (52%) expect the year 2021 to be better than the year 2020, according to a poll conducted by the Rating sociological group.
Domestic certification system to enhance Ukraine's image as producer and exporter of organic products
Last year, Ukraine introduced domestic system of certification of organic products which will help strengthen the country's positive image as a producer and a powerful exporter.
Kyiv has confirmed 846 new coronavirus cases in the past day, bringing the total to 114,369, according to Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko.
On January 1, 2021, the Law of Ukraine "On Principles of Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of Greenhouse Gas Emissions" came into force.
The highest incidence rate of COVID-19 in Ukraine was recorded in Mykolaiv, Zaporizhzhia, Cherkasy regions and the city of Kyiv, according to data provided by the Health Ministry on January 5.
On January 5, 2019, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew signed the Tomos of Autocephaly of the united Orthodox Church of Ukraine.
Photographer Myron Maretsky has captured photos of lynx living in Gorgany, a mountain range in western Ukraine.
As of January 5, the Ukrainian Armed Forces have reported 1,406 COVID-19 cases, including 62 new cases confirmed in the past 24 hours.
The Pension Fund of Ukraine has already transferred UAH 4.2 billion to finance pension payments for January, the Fund’s press service reports.
In the occupied Crimea, the total water reserves by the end of 2020 amounted to 31.3 million cubic meters, which is 61 million cubic meters less than a year ago.
Revenues of Ukraine's state budget in 2020 exceeded the annual target plan by UAH 19 billion, according to a report released by the Finance Ministry.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has congratulated German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on his 65th birthday and thanked him for supporting Ukraine.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has signed the decree “On providing humanitarian aid to the Republic of Croatia", according to the Office of the President.
Ukraine coach Andriy Shevchenko may take charge at Chelsea, sports news site Le10sport has reported.
Ukraine and families of Canadian citizens killed when Iran shot down Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 near Tehran have agreed to work together to bring those responsible to justice.
Over the past day, five ceasefire violations were recorded in the Joint Forces Operation area in eastern Ukraine.
A total of 5,334 new coronavirus cases have been recorded in Ukraine in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 1,083,585, Health Minister Maksym Stepanov has said.
04 January 2021
The Ministry of Energy of Ukraine is grateful to the U.S. Government and its agencies for their continued support of Ukraine's energy sector and for the consistent position in supporting Ukraine in ensuring its own energy independence and the region as a whole, as reflected in the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA).
Moldovan President Maia Sandu's administration has confirmed that she will pay her first official visit to Kyiv on January 12 and will meet with the top Ukrainian leadership, according to the website of the Presidency of the Republic of Moldova.
The agreement on joint production of audiovisual works between Canada and Ukraine entered into force on January 1, 2021.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has issued an instruction to analyze the dynamics of COVID-19 incidence after the New Year and speed up the creation of a register of vaccinated persons.
As of the beginning of the year, 1.459,170 internally displaced persons from the temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions and the Autonomous Republic of Crimea have been registered in Ukraine.
Five new checkpoints are planned to be opened on the Ukrainian-Polish border in Lviv region.
UEFA has named eight contenders for the title of the best save of the group stage of the Champions League.
In 2020, 85,500 new passenger cars were registered in Ukraine, which is 3% less than in 2019, according to the Ukrainian Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association (Ukrautoprom).
In January-October 2020, Ukraine exported goods to Israel to the tune of $450 million and imported goods from Israel worth $140 million. The entry into force of the free trade agreement with Israel on January 1, 2020 can create a cumulative effect on the Ukrainian economy and increase investment.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) provided almost UAH 3.56 billion in refinancing to three banks, the central bank’s press service reported.
Ukraine has paid UAH 3.6 billion in one-time financial assistance to private entrepreneurs and employees whose business will be affected by the coronavirus lockdown from January 8 to January 24, 2021, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has said.
Local budgets of Zaporizhzhia region received UAH 6 million in revenues from tourist tax payments in 2020, according to the Main Department of the State Tax Service of Zaporizhzhia region.
The Embassy of Ukraine in China predicts that trade between the two countries will reach a new record according to the results of 2020.
As of the beginning of January 2021, the treasury single account balance is UAH 12.013 billion.
The National Police, with the help of the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine, has received information of interest in the investigation into the case of the killing of journalist Pavlo Sheremet in Kyiv in 2016, according to a statement posted on the website of the National Police.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) is developing a new Regulation on licensing of financial service providers (insurers, credit unions, pawnshops, financial and leasing companies), which will provide for the renewal of licensing conditions and permitting procedures, the central bank’s press service reports.
The United Kingdom will chair the G7 Ambassadors’ Ukraine Support Group this year and will soon announce its priorities for 2021.
In the first quarter of 2021, the hryvnia may strengthen to UAH 26.0-26.5 per the U.S. dollar due to the return of non-residents' investments in domestic government bonds, according to Vadym Iosub, a senior analyst at Alpari.
U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has recalled the support provided by the Trump administration to Ukraine.
The Belarusian special services discussed in 2012 the possibility of killing journalist Pavlo Sheremet using an explosive, according to the Ukrayinska Pravda online news site.
In the occupied Crimea, unknown individuals attacked and beat up wife and daughter of imprisoned activist Oleh Prykhodko.
The highest incidence rate of COVID-19 in Ukraine was recorded in Mykolaiv, Zaporizhzhia, Cherkasy regions and the city of Kyiv, according to data provided by the Health Ministry on January 4.
Out of 66,000 hospital beds designated for the treatment of COVID-19 patients in Ukraine, 55,409 beds are equipped to provide oxygen, according to Health Minister Maksym Stepanov.
The U.S. Island-class patrol boats will arrive in Ukraine in the first half of this year, Commander of the Ukrainian Navy Oleksiy Neizhpapa has said.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed the death of a Ukrainian woman in a villa she rented in the Turkish resort town of Bodrum.
Russian-backed forces violated the ceasefire in Donbas 48 times over the past week, with no combat losses recorded among Ukrainian defenders during this period, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry's ArmyInform news agency has reported.
Kyiv has confirmed 504 new coronavirus cases in the past day, bringing the total to 113,523, according to Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko.
There are currently more than 22,800 patients with or suspected coronavirus disease in healthcare institutions across Ukraine, according to Health Minister Maksym Stepanov.
Ukraine plans to conclude a mutually beneficial agreement on bilateral relations with Hungary which will become a road map.
A trip of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to Asian countries is planned to be held in the second half of 2021, according to Deputy Head of the Ukrainian President’s Office, Diplomatic Advisor to the President Ihor Zhovkva.
Consultations on the renewal of the Association Agreement with the European Union are an important task in Ukraine's relations with the EU this year, according to Deputy Head of the President's Office Ihor Zhovkva.
Gas Transmission System Operator (TSO) of Ukraine LLC transported 55.8 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas to Europe in 2020, which is 38% less than in 2019, according to the company’s press service.