A delegation from Ukraine has left the OSCE session hall in Warsaw during the discussion of the topic of freedom of speech in protest at statements about "Russian Crimea," according to Crimean Tatar television channel ATR.
Ukraine's representative in the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) Leonid Kuchma met with Ambassador of France to Ukraine Etienne de Poncins, during which the parties discussed the implementation of the Minsk agreements.
As of August 15, a total of 319 pre-conflict prisoners have been transferred from the “Luhansk People’s Republic” to the government-controlled territory of Ukraine.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has reprimanded two deputy heads of the Office of the President - Serhiy Trofimov and Kyrylo Tymoshenko.
The number of searches and raids against Crimean Tatars in the occupied Crimea doubled in the first half of 2019.
Ukraine has increased the volume of gas in underground storage facilities up to 19.5 billion cubic meters, which is 4 billion cubic meters more than in the same period last year.
The official Berlin still insists that Ukraine should remain a transit country for Russian gas supplies to Europe even if Nord Stream 2 becomes operational.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk has said that the government was not holding any talks with businessman Ihor Kolomoisky on PrivatBank.
Facebook has stopped the activity of a number of accounts and groups that were engaged in coordinated disinformation campaigns in Ukraine.
About four million tourists have visited Kherson region since the beginning of 2019, according to Head of Kherson Regional State Administration Yuriy Husyev.
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is concerned about conditions of detention of persons in the territory of self-proclaimed “Donetsk People’s Republic” and “Luhansk People’s Republic.”
OSCE Chairperson-in-Office and Slovakia's Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Miroslav Lajcak has said he is convinced that local elections in non-government controlled areas in Donbas should be free and be held according to the Ukrainian legislation, but for now, there is no such possibility.
The total civilian death toll of the conflict in Donbas reached at least 3,339 as of August 15, 2019.
The Ukrainian authorities are seeking a compromise with businessman Ihor Kolomoisky over a PrivatBank case, but this move may alienate Kyiv's western partners, Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk has told British newspaper Financial Times.