The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has adopted a resolution and introduced amendments to the regulations, which may complicate or block the imposition of sanctions on the Russian delegation and ensure its return to the Assembly without fulfilling international obligations.
Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration Oleksiy Honcharuk has stated that the number of ministries in Ukraine may be reduced.
Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov held a meeting with U.S. Chargé d'Affaires a.i. in Ukraine William Taylor, the press service of the Interior Ministry of Ukraine reports.
Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) Oleksandr Danyliuk held a meeting with Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Energy Resources Kent D. Logsdon and U.S. Charge d'Affaires a.i. in Ukraine William Taylor, according to the NSDC’s press service.
Verkhovna Rada Chairman Andriy Parubiy hopes that the Parliament of the next convocation will continue to reform the security sector.
The meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Inter-Parliamentary Council has begun in the city of Lviv, according to the press service of the Lviv Regional State Administration.
The distribution of UAH 3 billion from the State Regional Development Fund among regional centers and cities of regional significance will yield positive results, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has stated.
President Volodymyr Zelensky has dismissed the heads of Zhytomyr, Rivne and Cherkasy Regional State Administrations.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has dismissed Oleksandr Shmitko from the post of chief of the SBU’s Main Directorate in Crimea.
The Central Election Commission (CEC) has refused to register former MP from the Party of Regions and former head of the ex-Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych’s administration, Andriy Klyuyev, as a candidate in Ukraine’s snap parliamentary elections scheduled for July 21.
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Energy Resources Kent D. Logsdon has arrived in Kyiv to discuss energy reform, according to the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine.
The permanent missions of Ukraine and the United States to the OSCE condemned the Russian court’s convictions of five Crimean Tatars for allegedly belonging to the Hizb-ut-Tahrir organization, which is not banned in Ukraine.
Joint Investigation Team announces perpetrators of the MH17 missile attack and seeks international support as Russian media threatens investigative transparency
In the resolution, which was adopted on June 20 in Brussels following the European Council summit meeting, the leaders of the EU countries identified the main problems: Russia's aggression in eastern Ukraine, provocation of the Russian Federation in the Sea of Azov and the MH17 crash probe.