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Zelensky, Johnson discuss security situation in eastern Ukraine

Zelensky, Johnson discuss security situation in eastern Ukraine

The President of Ukraine informed the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom about the aggravation of the situation in eastern Ukraine, the build-up of the Russian military contingent near the Ukrainian-Russian border, and Russia's attempts to disrupt the implementation of the Minsk Agreements.

05 April 2021

Russia using concept of Donbas as a tool of information warfare - Danilov

Russia using concept of Donbas as a tool of information warfare - Danilov

The Russian special services use the term "Donbas" as an instrument of information warfare to artificially single out a region of Ukraine as a territory that seems to have special rights and status, which then gives grounds to justify the creation and existence of state pseudo-entities, according to Secretary of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council Oleksiy Danilov.

Ukrainian president meets with Emir of Qatar

Ukrainian president meets with Emir of Qatar

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has met with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani as part of his official visit to the State of Qatar, the presidential press service has reported.

Sanctions against smugglers: Zelensky enacts NSDC decision

Sanctions against smugglers: Zelensky enacts NSDC decision

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a decree enacting the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of April 2, 2021 "On the application of personal special economic and other restrictive measures (sanctions),” Ukrinform reports with reference to the President’s Office.

03 April 2021

02 April 2021

Biden reaffirms intention to revitalize strategic partnership with Ukraine - White House

Biden reaffirms intention to revitalize strategic partnership with Ukraine - White House

U.S. President Joe Biden has reaffirmed his support for Ukraine's sovereignty and integrity and expressed his intention to revitalize the strategic partnership with Ukraine in the context of reforms and the fight against corruption, the White House has said in a statement following a phone call between the presidents of the United States and Ukraine.

Avakov, Le Maire discuss Ukrainian-French intergovernmental cooperation

Avakov, Le Maire discuss Ukrainian-French intergovernmental cooperation

Co-chairs of the joint Ukrainian-French intergovernmental commission on economic cooperation – Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov and French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire – have discussed intergovernmental interaction as part of cooperation between Ukraine and France, the Ukrainian Interior Ministry's press service has reported.

Ukraine, Italy sign memorandum on space cooperation

Ukraine, Italy sign memorandum on space cooperation

Representatives of the State Space Agency of Ukraine (SSAU) and the Italian Space Agency have signed a memorandum of cooperation in the field of space activities, the SSAU's press service has reported on Facebook.

01 April 2021

Tymoshenko declares $5.5M in cash

Tymoshenko declares $5.5M in cash

Batkivshchyna party leader Yulia Tymoshenko has declared $5.491 million in cash for 2020, according to her income declaration published in the register of declarations.

Poroshenko declares over $51M, UAH 423M in cash

Poroshenko declares over $51M, UAH 423M in cash

European Solidarity party leader and former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko keeps more than $51 million and UAH 423 million in cash, according to his asset declaration published in the register of declarations.

31 March 2021

Zelensky submits asset declaration for 2020

Zelensky submits asset declaration for 2020

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky received UAH 336,000 as his salary, UAH 4.6 million in royalties and UAH 13.4 million from the sale of a house and a plot of land in 2020, according to his asset declaration published in the register of the National Agency on Corruption Prevention.

Ukrainian, French first ladies discuss priority topics for cooperation

Ukrainian, French first ladies discuss priority topics for cooperation

The wives of the presidents of Ukraine and France, Olena Zelenska and Brigitte Macron, have discussed priority topics for cooperation, including achieving the goals of the Biarritz Partnership, strengthening Ukrainian-French cultural ties and further introducing Ukrainian-language audio guides in France, the Ukrainian president's press service has reported.

Oschadbank to appeal against Paris court decision in Crimean case

Oschadbank to appeal against Paris court decision in Crimean case

Oschadbank, the State Savings Bank of Ukraine, plans to immediately appeal against the judgment of the Paris Court of Appeal, which rejected the award of the Permanent Court of Arbitration of November 26, 2018, in the case against Russia over compensation for losses caused by the occupation of Crimea.

30 March 2021

Ukrainian parliament calls on countries to increase pressure on Russia

Ukrainian parliament calls on countries to increase pressure on Russia

The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, has approved a statement demanding that Russia immediately cease hostilities and adhere to the ceasefire and calling on the world community to continue and increase political and economic pressure on Russia so that it end its aggression against Ukraine.

Australia imposes sanctions on Russia over Kerch Bridge

Australia imposes sanctions on Russia over Kerch Bridge

Australia has imposed targeted financial sanctions and travel bans against a Russian individual and four Russian companies connected to the construction and operation of the Kerch Strait Railway Bridge linking Russia to the illegally annexed territories of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol.

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