The Verkhovna Rada has voted down draft resolution No. 5380 "On the Appeal of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to the Congress of the United States of America on Granting Ukraine the Status of a Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA)."
08 September 2021
U.S. President Joe Biden's administration has tapped Robin Dunnigan, a career diplomat with a background in energy, to oversee policy for Central and Eastern Europe at the Department of State, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty has reported.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has put into effect the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) decision on the development of the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine until 2031.
Ukraine interested in exchanging experience with North Macedonia on cooperation with NATO - Zelensky
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has congratulated North Macedonia on the 30th anniversary of its independence and expressed interest in exchanging experience on deepening cooperation with NATO.
The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, has adopted Bill No. 3637 "On Virtual Assets," which establishes in Ukraine a mechanism for the legal regulation of virtual assets.
Ukraine will be a major U.S. ally in NATO, not outside the Alliance.
The ambassadors of the EU member states approved the decision to prolong sanctions against Russian legal entities and individuals who are considered to have undermined the territorial integrity of Ukraine, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reporter Rikard Jozwiak has said.
The Verkhovna Rada adopted a resolution, appealing to the international community over the illegal preparation for the holding of Russian State Duma elections in the temporarily occupied Crimea and Sevastopol and the engagement of Ukrainian citizens from the occupied Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky plans to visit New York (the United States) in late September during the general debate and high-level meeting of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, his press secretary, Serhiy Nykyforov, has told Ukrinform.
The ambassadors of the G7 countries exchanged views on plans for Ukraine Reform Conference 2022 with Simon Pidoux, Deputy Head of Mission of the Embassy of Switzerland in Ukraine, and representatives of the embassy.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine will submit the draft state budget for 2022 to the Verkhovna Rada on September 15.
The Ukrainian delegation to the United Nations has called on the international community to respond to the recent detention in the occupied Crimea of five Crimean Tatars, including First Deputy Chairman of Crimean Tatars’ Mejlis Nariman Dzhelyalov.
Representatives of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine and the Canadian Armed Forces discussed issues of cooperation in the field of personnel management and development of the Ukrainian Army.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has put into effect the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) decision of September 7, 2021 "On the Introduction of Amendments to Personal Special Economic and Other Restrictive Measures (Sanctions)."
The European Union condemns the searches and detentions of Crimean Tatars, carried out by the Russian authorities in the occupied Crimea, and demands the immediate release of all illegally detained people.
Ukraine's Ambassador to the United States Oksana Markarova has elaborated on why Ukraine does not need to be designated by the U.S. government as a Major non-NATO Ally.
Ukraine, which is facing new manifestations of Russian aggression, requires more support from the United States, including lethal weapons systems to deter new Russian provocations.
If a presidential election were set to be held in the near future, the incumbent Volodymyr Zelensky would win the first round, supported by 31.1% of Ukrainians who have already made their choice.
The Joint Statement on the U.S.-Ukraine Strategic Partnership, signed by Presidents Joe Biden and Volodymyr Zelensky during their meeting in Washington last week, is a very positive thing that opens up new opportunities for strengthening cooperation.
07 September 2021
The Canadian Embassy in Ukraine has condemned the detention of Nariman Dzhelal, deputy head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, and four other Crimean Tatars by the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB).
The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, has adopted amendments to the law "On Industrial Parks" aimed at attracting investment in the industrial sector of the economy by introducing incentives in industrial parks.
Accusations against Russia, emotional speeches, and a craving for justice on the part of the victims’ families.
Kyiv Mayor Vitalii Klitschko has held a meeting with U.S. Congressman, Co-Chair of the Congressional Ukrainian Caucus, Brian Fitzpatrick, who is on a visit to Ukraine, Ukrinform reports, referring to the press service of Kyiv City State Administration.
The United States will join Ukraine's efforts to end Russian aggression, and Ukrainian diplomats are currently determining optimal formats for involving their U.S. partners in resolving the armed conflict in the east of the country, according to Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba.
NATO intends to retain unity to preserve strategic stability and continue the policy of arms control, disarmament, and non-proliferation, to tackle the rising challenges in a more competitive world, which are coming including from Russia’s aggressive behavior.
A "court" in occupied Crimea’s Simferopol has ruled to remand Nariman Dzhelyalov, Deputy Chairman of Crimean Tatars’ Mejlis, in custody until November 4.
06 September 2021
Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal and EBRD Managing Director for Eastern Europe and the Caucasus Matteo Patrone have discussed support for reforms in Ukraine.
Ukrainian Defense Minister Andrii Taran has met with a delegation of the U.S. Congress to discuss the importance of assisting Ukraine in building its air defense and missile defense capabilities, as well as further joint decisions of the U.S. administration and Congress that will help restore Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry's press service has reported.
This plenary week, September 7-10, Ukrainian MPs are planning to consider at second reading the bill on industrial parks aimed at attracting investment in the industrial sector of the economy by introducing incentives in industrial parks.