President Petro Poroshenko has signed the law of Ukraine introducing amendments to certain laws of Ukraine regarding the subordination of religious organizations and the procedure for state registration of religious organizations with legal status, the press service of the head of state has reported.
First Deputy Chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Herashchenko and Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic Tomas Petricek during a meeting discussed the issues of further cooperation, particularly the rehabilitation of wounded Ukrainian soldiers and humanitarian demining.
Ukraine must fully empower its anti-corruption institutions, U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch has said.
Ukraine's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Volodymyr Yelchenko met with U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations, Ambassador Kurt Volker in New York on Monday, January 28, to discuss the situation in the occupied Ukrainian territories of Donbas and Crimea.
Ukrainian activist Volodymyr Balukh, who was illegally convicted in the annexed Crimea, does not intend to ask for pardon.
The settlement of the situation in Ukraine will be a key topic of discussion in the UN Security Council in the coming months.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman had an audience with Crown Prince Haakon of Norway during which they discussed the development of relations between the two countries.
The new plan for a peaceful settlement of the conflict in Donbas, which should replace the Minsk agreements, must be approved by the Normandy Four countries - Ukraine, Russia, France, and Germany, according to Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in Ukraine and in the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG), Ambassador Martin Sajdik, who is the lead author of a new peace concept.
Russia is an aggressor country and it is legally impossible to allow Russian official observers to monitor Ukraine's presidential election on March 31, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has said.
The Czech Republic has provided Ukraine with financial assistance in a total amount of EUR 8 million over the recent years.
More than 850 foreign observers are expected to arrive in Ukraine to monitor the presidential elections scheduled for March 31, 2019.
Well-known musician and composer, leader of the Okean Elzy rock band and public figure Svyatoslav Vakarchuk has said that he will not run for the post of Ukraine's president.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman has said that the Kingdom of Norway can play an active role in strengthening the European and Euro-Atlantic unity in counteracting Russia’s aggressive actions.
The political party Volia has nominated MP Yuriy Derevyanko as a candidate for the post of Ukraine's president in the election scheduled for March 31, 2019.