The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, has adopted law No. 3275 introducing amendments to certain legislative acts to provide additional social and economic guarantees due to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-2019).
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has not supported the appointment of Serhiy Marchenko as finance minister.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has dismissed Ilya Yemets from the post of health minister.
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry will actively work with Asian countries this week to preserve and, if possible, expand their markets for Ukrainian goods, according to Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has dismissed Ihor Umansky from the post of finance minister.
The draft law amending the state budget does not provide for reduced funding of the Ukrainian army.
The Cabinet of Ministers has proposed that expenditures on the central government bodies be reduced by UAH 1 billion.
Two Kyiv residents have recovered from the coronavirus Covid-19, according to Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko.
About 11,500 Ukrainians in different countries of the world are awaiting evacuation amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The number of Kyiv residents infected with the coronavirus Covid-19 has grown to 102 people, according to Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko.
The occupying power in the occupied Donbas and Crimea hides the real statistics regarding the spread of coronavirus among the local population.
In February 2020, Ukraine's state and government-guaranteed debt estimated in the national currency decreased by 1.46%, and grew by 0.02% in the foreign currency, according to the Finance Ministry.
Ukraine expects to receive another 100,000 COVID-19 RT-PCR diagnostic kits.
As of 07:00 on March 30, a total of 164 Ukrainian servicepersons are isolated in compliance with quarantine measures. No coronavirus cases have been recorded in the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
The Cabinet of Ministers has allocated additional UAH 500 million to pay unemployment benefits, according to the Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture.
As of 10:00, March 30, Ukraine had 480 laboratory-confirmed coronavirus cases.
A cargo aircraft of SCAT Airlines landed at Boryspil International Airport (Kyiv) on March 29 delivering another batch of medical supplies from the Chinese city of Xiamen needed to combat the spread of coronavirus.
West Ham United midfielder Andriy Yarmolenko has said he is considering returning to Dynamo Kyiv, according to Ukraine's Football television channel.
The Cabinet of Ministers at a special meeting on Sunday approved a decision to simplify the procedure for receiving unemployment benefits during the quarantine.
More than 144,000 citizens of Ukraine have returned home from abroad with the assistance of diplomatic missions.
The draft law on amendments to the state budget for 2020 has been registered in the Verkhovna Rada.
The Ukrainian government has specified the macroeconomic forecast for 2020, in particular, having reviewed Ukraine's GDP forecast for 2020, the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine has reported on Facebook.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky urged political parties receiving budget financing in 2020 to donate this money to the needs of Ukrainian doctors.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has called on MPs to adopt at an extraordinary meeting two laws needed to receive assistance from international financial partners.
The Cabinet of Ministers has developed new amendments to the state budget and updated its macroeconomic forecast.
On March 29, the armed formations of the Russian Federation violated ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas 13 times, the press center of the JFO Headquarters reports.
Some 475 laboratory-confirmed cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus infection were recorded in Ukraine as of 22:00 on Sunday, March 29, the Public Health Center of the Ukrainian Health Ministry has reported on Facebook.
28 March 2020
Ukraine will switch to summer daylight saving time on March 29.
The Government of the United States endorsed a decision to allocate $1.2 million to Ukraine to step up its efforts to counteract the uncontrolled spread of coronavirus.
Ukraine moved 13 positions up in the Index of Economic Freedom and now ranks 134th.
Foreign Minister of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba discussed the assistance in combating the coronavirus pandemic with UNDP and WHO representatives in Ukraine.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg promised during a telephone conversation with Foreign Minister of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba that the Alliance would consider providing additional support to Ukraine.
Ukraine has agreed with the IMF on a potential increase in financial assistance up to $8 billion.
With the approval of the Resolution "Territorial Integrity of Ukraine" six years ago, the UN General Assembly strongly protested against the flagrant violation of international law by the Russian Federation.
On March 28, Ukraine stops cross-border passenger traffic both ways due to the spread of coronavirus.
On March 27, the armed formations of the Russian Federation violated ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas 12 times.
As of the morning of March 28, Ukraine had 311 laboratory-confirmed coronavirus cases.
27 March 2020
On March 26, members of the armed formations again denied attempts of the SMM to cross into non-government-controlled areas – three times in Donetsk region and once in Luhansk region, all along official crossing routes.
Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Yulia Sokolovska met with representatives of UNICEF social projects to discuss social issues amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu discussed during a telephone conversation the fight against coronavirus and economic relations.
Kharkiv Armored Plant, which is part of the State Concern Ukroboronprom, has transferred 13 units of upgraded combat vehicles to the Armed Forces of Ukraine, according to the concern's press service.
Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in Ukraine Heidi Grau has stated that the project of the Consultative Council as part of the Trilateral Contact Group was discussed in the Normandy Format.
Russian-occupation troops have opened fire on positions of the Joint Forces in Donbas three times. No casualties among Ukrainian military have been reported.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) intends to transfer to the state budget UAH 42.7 billion of 2019 profit, which is UAH 2 billion more than envisaged in the state budget for 2020.
Five coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the city of Sevastopol in occupied Crimea.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) expects that the economic recovery in Ukraine will begin at the end of the third quarter of 2020.
Prosecutor General of Ukraine Iryna Venediktova has introduced two deputies to the staff of the Office of the Prosecutor General, the department’s press service has reported.
The Austrian authorities will not impose sanctions on Ukrainians whose stay in the country may be exceeded due to quarantine.
The European Union condemns crimes against humanity in the temporarily occupied areas of Luhansk and Donetsk regions and calls for immediate and comprehensive investigations into these violations.
Federal Minister for European and International Affairs of Austria Alexander Schallenberg has said during a telephone conversation with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba that Russia's attempts to lift sanctions because of coronavirus pandemic are futile.
Ukraine has allocated UAH 200 million for the purchase of personal protective equipment.
The number of Kyiv residents infected with the coronavirus Covid-19 has grown to 55 people, according to Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko.
Canada will reduce the number of Operation UNIFIER personnel sent to Ukraine due to the current COVID-19 pandemic situation.
Ministry for Veterans Affairs, Red Cross Society to unite efforts to support veterans during quarantine
The Ukrainian Ministry for Veterans Affairs and the Red Cross Society have agreed to unite efforts to support veterans with disabilities and those left alone during the period of quarantine.
Kyiv City Council has allocated almost UAH 1 billion to the healthcare industry of the capital and UAH 300 million to support low-income people, according to the Council’s press service.
Already 94,356 citizens of Ukraine have returned home from abroad with the assistance of diplomatic institutions.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) sold about $11 million in the interbank foreign exchange market on March 26.
Russia's Gazprom has significantly reduced gas transit through Ukraine because of the economic crisis in Europe, according to CEO of NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine Andriy Kobolyev.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky urges not to confuse the emergency situation with the state of emergency and assures that this regime means discipline, not dictatorship.