On January 30, 2023, Special Representative of Ukraine for the Middle East and Africa Maksym Subkh in a phone call with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kuwait Mansour Al-Otaibi called on Kuwait to join the Grain from Ukraine program.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has proposed that the Black Sea Grain Initiative be expanded to the ports of Mykolaiv region.
Iran and Russia have connected their interbank communication and transfer systems to boost trade and financial transactions in the wake of Western sanctions imposed against both nations.
On January 30, the EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council in Brussels will, among other issues, reaffirm solidarity with Ukraine and consider further ways to support its agricultural sector.
The ambassadors of the Group of Seven and the European Union expect Ukraine to resume electronic declaration and approve the State Anti-Corruption Program.
29 January 2023
Ukraine has proposed creating a mechanism for auditing the aid provided by the United States for recovery projects, together with the U.S. Government Accountability Office.
In the wake of Russia’s unprovoked aggression toward Ukraine, NATO member states should move to the “war economy” in peacetime.
The deficit in the energy system of Ukraine is still significant as one of the power units at an unspecified thermal power plant is currently under repair due to technical reasons.
28 January 2023
Zelensky approves sanctions against companies, individuals involved in transportation of Russian soldiers, equipment
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a decree implementing the decision by the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine on the introduction of sanctions against legal entities and individuals that Russia is using to transport military equipment and soldiers by rail.
The Ukrainian Defense Ministry has concluded 16 contracts with Ukrainian manufacturers of unmanned aerial vehicles, with about UAH 20 billion to be spent on this segment this year.
27 January 2023
During the 13th large-scale attack on energy facilities, enemy missiles hit five high-voltage substations in the central, southern, and southwestern regions.
Due to the Russian full-scale invasion, at least 109 large and medium-sized Ukrainian enterprises of various forms of ownership suffered direct losses, estimated at a total of $13 billion.
As the Joint Coordination Center in Istanbul continues its work within the framework of the Black Sea Grain Initiative, a bulk carrier with 16,000 tonnes of Ukrainian wheat on board, bound for Afghanistan, passed the relevant inspection earlier today.
26 January 2023
The European Union announced the launch of the Multi-agency Donor Coordination Platform to support Ukraine's repair, recovery and reconstruction after the destruction caused by Russian aggression.
This month, Ukraine has exported 2.4 million tonnes of grain through the grain corridor.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has taken additional actions to degrade the Russian Federation’s capacity to wage war against Ukraine by sanctioning six individuals and 12 entities.
The city of Kyiv and Kyiv region are returning to the previous schedules of stabilization power outages.
The National Bank expects the economy to grow by 0.3% this year, by 4.1% in 2024, and by 6.4% in 2025.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is resuming its work in Ukraine, set to focus on recovery issues.
The National Bank predicts a slowdown in inflation to 18.7% in 2023. This will be facilitated by continued tight monetary conditions, a decrease in global inflation, and weak consumer demand amid power outages.
25 January 2023
As of December 2022, the total amount of damage to Ukraine’s infrastructure due to the war is estimated at $137.8 billion. The amount has increased by almost $2 billion since November.
24 January 2023
The legal framework has been formed and a project has been completed in relation to the construction of Bayraktar TB2 manufacturing plant in Ukraine.
The grain agreement, which will expire in less than 60 days, has proven its viability, and the issue of its extension is currently pending.
The G7 countries have created a platform to coordinate the financing of reconstruction works and reforms in Ukraine. The first meeting of the Secretariat is scheduled for this week.
About 55% of the total electricity consumption is covered by eight nuclear power plant units operating in the government-controlled territory.
Electricity generation has increased in Ukraine but the capacity deficit is still significant.
A permanent monitoring mission of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has started its work at the Khmelnytskyi Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine.
The Russian space intelligence system has been widely affected by international sanctions as domestic production of key elements has stopped without foreign-made electronics.
23 January 2023
President's Office: Parts for energy equipment to restore power grid could be manufactured in Ukraine
Head of the President's Office Andriy Yermak held a regular meeting via video conference to discuss the supply of equipment needed to repair Ukraine's power grid.