The Cabinet of Ministers does not plan to introduce a full coronavirus lockdown in Ukraine, according to Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal.
The EU is deeply concerned about ceasefire violations and casualties among the Ukrainian military as a result of shelling by Russian-backed armed formations last week.
Russia is blocking any progress in the Donbas peace talks, demanding that Ukraine first legalize the occupation administrations.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has dismissed the heads of Odesa, Ivano-Frankivsk and Sumy regional state administrations.
It would be naïve to believe Russia's claims that its convoys that illegally cross into the non-government-controlled area in Donbas are "humanitarian" in nature, according to U.S. Ambassador to the OSCE James Gilmore.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron have agreed that a meeting in the Normandy format should be held as soon as possible.
05 November 2020
Ukrainian Prime Minister Denis Shmyhal has said that the situation with the Constitutional Court will not affect Ukraine's cooperation with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Elections in certain areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions are possible after the fulfillment of four conditions, namely the withdrawal of foreign troops, illegal armed groups and mercenaries from the territory of Ukraine in early 2021.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba believes that the episode of Hungary's interference in the Ukrainian elections should be left in the past and the two countries should return to a substantive conversation on all issues on bilateral agenda.
President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a decree enacting the decision of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) on proposals to envisage at least UAH 267 billion in the 2021 state budget for the national security and defense sector.
The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, has approved at first reading a government bill on the peculiarities of the state anti-corruption policy for 2020-2024.
Regardless of the U.S. presidential election results, Ukraine will successfully develop strategic partnership with the United States.
The Crimean Platform summit will take place in Kyiv in May 2021, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has said.
Ukraine has prepared the Joint Steps Plan for the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG), which proposes fully stopping the conflict in Donbas and demilitarizing certain districts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions in order to create all necessary conditions for holding local elections there on March 31, 2021.
First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Emine Dzheppar discussed the creation of the Crimean Platform with Ambassador of Canada to Ukraine Larisa Galadza.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky had a phone conversation with President of the Federative Republic of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro.
The ambassadors of the G7 countries met with Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Dmytro Razumkov and stressed the importance of quick action to resolve the situation related to the Constitutional Court.
04 November 2020
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky met with National Guard serviceman Vitaliy Markiv immediately after his arrival in Kyiv.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has approved draft presidential decrees on the resignation of heads of Odesa, Ivano-Frankivsk and Sumy regional state administrations.
First Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Emine Dzheppar has called on the international community to strengthen joint efforts to protect human rights in the Russian-occupied Crimea.
President Volodymyr Zelensky has dismissed Serhiy Trofimov from the post of first deputy head of the President's Office and appointed him as his adviser.
The ambassadors of the G7 countries met with the ex-President of Ukraine, the leader of the European Solidarity party, Petro Poroshenko, to discuss the results of local elections, efforts to combat COVID-19 and the crisis situation related to the Constitutional Court.
On November 3, 2020, Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Yevhenii Yenin met with Ambassador of Vietnam to Ukraine Nguyen Anh Tuan who is completing his diplomatic mission in Ukraine.
Iran is ready to settle the issues related to the downing of the UIA plane as soon as possible and in a mutually acceptable manner during the next round of talks in late November and early December.
A Constitutional Court of Ukraine (CCU) ruling of October 27 violates the key obligations that Ukraine assumed in relation to its international partners, including the EU. In this regard, the EU calls on the President, the Government and the Verkhovna Rada to work together towards a comprehensive solution to this issue.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has welcomed the decision by the Milan Court of Appeals to acquit Ukrainian National Guard serviceman Vitaliy Markiv and thanked the entire team that worked for his release.
03 November 2020
Venice Commission President Gianni Buquicchio has offered Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky the Commission's expertise on overcoming the constitutional crisis in Ukraine, the presidential press service has reported.
Chairman of Ukraine's National Agency on Corruption Prevention (NACP) Oleksandr Novikov and German Ambassador to Ukraine Anka Feldhusen have discussed the consequences of a Constitutional Court of Ukraine (CCU) ruling in the anti-corruption case for the country's entire anti-corruption system, the NACP has said on its Facebook page.
There are no Ukrainian citizens among the victims of a terrorist attack in Vienna, Ukraine's Ambassador to Austria Olexander Scherba has said.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has met with President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer and welcomed his desire to visit Donbas on both sides of the contact line, the press service of the head of state has reported.
The Verkhovna Rada has adopted as a whole the Law "On Amendments to the Law of Ukraine "On the State Budget of Ukraine for 2020" Concerning Public Borrowing".
MPs from various factions in Ukraine's parliament have called on judges of the Constitutional Court, who supported the decision to repeal Article 366-1 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine on penalties for false asset declarations and certain provisions of the law "On Corruption Prevention," to resign.
EU Ambassador to Ukraine Matti Maasikas has said that the European Union welcomes the decision of President Volodymyr Zelensky to reform the Ukrainian judicial system and is ready to support it.
Vertical of fight against corruption formed; its functions should be performed efficiently
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has expressed condolences to the victims of a terrorist attack in Vienna.
Ukraine strongly condemns the heinous act of terrorism in Vienna and is ready to provide Austria with any necessary assistance, Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has said.
President Volodymyr Zelensky believes that the situation with the Constitutional Court of Ukraine is an excellent opportunity to upgrade the judicial system.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said he is ready to dissolve the Verkhovna Rada if the parliament does not support his bill to reset the Constitutional Court and this will lead to a political collapse in the country.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has stated that he supports the "restart" of the Kyiv District Administrative Court.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said that the most liberal way out of the current constitutional crisis in Ukraine would be the resignation of all judges of the Constitutional Court.
02 November 2020
Deputy Chairwoman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Anti-Corruption Policy Halyna Yanchenko has proposed adopting a bill to deprive the Constitutional Court of Ukraine (CCU) of budget funding until the institution is renewed.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba held a phone conversation with Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs of France Jean-Yves Le Drian.
Foreign Ministry renews Ukraine’s application for observer status in Organization of Islamic Cooperation
First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Emine Dzheppar renewed Ukraine's application for observer status in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation during a video conference meeting with Organization’s Secretary General Yousef Al-Othaimeen.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has congratulated Odile Renaud-Basso on taking up the post of the president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and expressed hope for the further strengthening of cooperation between Ukraine and the EBRD.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has called on MPs from the Servant of the People faction to unite and support his proposals to restore justice and legality in the country after the latest ruling of the Constitutional Court.
November 3, 2020, the Milan Court of Appeals will continue to consider the appeal in the case of Ukraine’s National Guard serviceman Vitaliy Markiv, sentenced to 24 years in prison for alleged involvement in the death of Italian photojournalist Andrea Rocchelli in May 2014 in Donbas.
Health Minister Maksym Stepanov has called on the Verkhovna Rada to consider a bill on strengthening responsibility for not wearing face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine is planning consider the bill "On the State Budget of Ukraine for 2021" at first reading on Thursday, November 5.
Ukraine's international partners call on Ukrainian politicians to unite and find a solution to the situation surrounding Constitutional Court's decision on electronic asset declaration.
All conditions for the effective fight against corruption have been created in Ukraine. The main thing now is that the relevant agencies should perform their functions.
Ukraine's National Agency on Corruption Prevention (NACP) is still unable to verify the income and asset declarations of officials, despite the reopening of access to the register of asset declarations, as the agency is deprived of such powers due to a Constitutional Court ruling of October 27, the NACP has reported on its Facebook page.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has called on international partners to continue supporting Ukraine against the background of a constitutional crisis in the country.
01 November 2020
Ukraine's National Agency on Corruption Prevention (NACP) has responded to a statement by President of the Venice Commission Gianni Buquicchio and President of the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) Marin Mrcela who sent a letter to Verkhovna Rada Speaker Dmytro Razumkov on October 31, the NACP's press service has reported.
31 October 2020
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine assures that Ukraine’s visa-free travel to the European Union is currently protected but the problem created by the Constitutional Court’s decision must be solved systematically.
Ukraine is grateful to Germany for supporting its territorial integrity and sovereignty and a stable position within the Normandy format.
Before entering into a dialogue with the Belarusian opposition, Ukraine wants to hear their stance on Russian aggression and the occupation of Crimea.
30 October 2020
The deepening of security and defense ties with a view to countering Russia's aggression in Europe was the main topic of talks between Ukrainian Ambassador to Washington Volodymyr Yelchenko and U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper, Ukraine's Embassy in the United States has said in a statement posted on its official Facebook page.
An extraordinary meeting of the security subgroup of the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG), initiated by the Ukrainian delegation due to the escalation in Donbas, will be held at 17:00 on October 30.
Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine Oleksandr Tupytsky has said that the bill "On Restoration of Public Confidence in the Constitutional Judiciary" shows signs of a constitutional coup in Ukraine.