Ukraine is working out, together with international partners, several options in case funding from the EU and the U.S. is delayed.
As of today, the waiting time for crossing the border in front of the Dorohusk-Yahodyn checkpoint is 500 hours, or almost 21 days.
The Ukrainian IT Army paralyzed the operation of Russia’s automated enterprise management system 1C-Rarus.
The European Union is preparing a reserve facility to provide Ukraine with up to EUR 20 billion in assistance, which would allow to bypass Hungary's veto.
Ukraine does not see any need to reset relations with Poland in politics, military cooperation, and support, but it does need to do so in economic matters.
In Zakarpattia, the blockades and queues at the borders threaten the production of the largest factories in the region, and they are cutting work shifts.
As of December 25, 2023, a total of 77,838 Ukrainians were taking part in socially useful works under the Army of Reconstruction project.
26 December 2023
In January-November 2023, the expenditures of the general fund of the state budget for the security and defense sector amounted to UAH 1,559.4 billion, or 59.2% of all general fund expenditures.
The time for trucks to cross the border at the Dorohusk-Yahodyn checkpoint is now more than 30 days due to the growing protest by Polish carriers.
Taiwan's economy ministry said on Tuesday it had expanded a list of sanctioned goods for Russia and its ally Belarus in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine to prevent Taiwanese high-tech goods from being used for military purposes.
In response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the South Korean government tightens export controls against Russia and Belarus, significantly expanding the list of goods subject to export restrictions.
JSC Ukrposhta, Ukraine’s national postal operator, completed a test delivery of parcels from global marketplaces by rail.
More than 3,000 trucks are queuing up on the border of Ukraine and Poland.
The foreign shareholders of the Russian Arctic LNG-2 project - France's TotalEnergies, China's CNPC and CNOOC, and a consortium of Japan's Mitsui and JOGMEC - have announced force majeure, or a freeze on participation in the project.
As of the third week of December, Ukraine has harvested 78.7 million tons of this year's crop, including 57.86 million tons of grain and 20.76 million tons of oilseeds.
25 December 2023
At least three more crossing points should be opened on Ukraine’s border with EU countries to minimize the economic losses caused by the border blockade.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has appointed Denys Kliushnykov as State Commissioner of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMCU).
Ukraine has received USD 1.34 billion as the sixth additional financing under the World Bank's Public Expenditures for Administrative Capacity Endurance (PEACE) project.
In the past week, the State Property Fund of Ukraine held 13 successful privatization auctions, raising almost UAH 42.3 million to the budget.
The Cabinet of Ministers has allocated an additional UAH 1.3 billion of subsidy to territorial communities.
24 December 2023
To successfully implement the strategy of defense production, Ukraine is looking for financing solutions and involves Western partners.
Polish farmers completed the traffic blockade for trucks near the Medyka-Shehyni checkpoint on the border with Ukraine.
The Ministry of Defense is getting rid of staffers with “old” practices while launching separate agencies for procuring lethal and non-lethal material.
Polish carriers blocking three checkpoints on the Polish-Ukrainian border will not suspend the blockade for the upcoming holidays.
The Zaporizhzhia City Council approved the city budget for 2024, with UAH 200 million for the defense program.
23 December 2023
From Sunday, December 24, Polish farmers are suspending the traffic blockade for trucks near the "Medyka-Sheghini" checkpoint until January 2-3.
At the border checkpoints on the Polish-Ukrainian border, more than 4,000 vehicles remain in lines waiting to cross.
The construction of the Formatsia Lviv industrial park has started in the Sygnivka industrial zone.
Next year, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine will allocate about UAH 40 billion for programs to support economic activity, investment and Ukrainian producers.