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
The Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine and the Ministry of Transport and Communications of Qatar have signed a memorandum on the mutual recognition of diplomas and certificates of seafarers.
Head of the President's Office Andriy Yermak has assured that consultations within the Normandy format are ongoing and announced talks between Ukraine, Germany and France.
President Volodymyr Zelensky is satisfied with the first results of his visit to Qatar and believes that Ukraine-Qatar relations will reach a new level.
Ukrainian police officers will help ensure security on the streets of Qatar during the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said in a video commentary provided to Ukrinform.
Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov signed a memorandum of cooperation with Prime Minister, Minister of Internal Affairs of Qatar Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa Al Thani.
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.
Ukraine and Qatar have signed 13 bilateral documents and two commercial contracts, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said on Twitter.
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.
Trade and economic cooperation is the basis of Ukraine's relations with Qatar (interview with Qatari media outlets)
The format of organization of the first summit of the international Crimean Platform scheduled for August 23 is still being discussed.
Ukraine welcomes the extension of U.S. sanctions against Russia and asks for them to be strengthened.
Ukraine views Qatar as one of its key partners in the Gulf region and the Arab world and is working to strengthen economic cooperation, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said.
On Sunday evening, April 4, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and First Lady Olena Zelenska arrived in Qatar to pay a state visit.
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.
EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has assured Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba of the European Union's support for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity.
03 April 2021
In 2020, the UN implemented projects with a total budget of $231 million in Ukraine.
The United States discusses the escalation of Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine, as well as reports concerning Russian troops’ movements around Ukrainian border, with NATO allies.
The Ukrainian delegation informed the UN Security Council about Russia's aggressive actions, including the escalation on the line of contact in eastern Ukraine and the build-up of Russia's military presence near the border.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba and Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs and First Secretary of State of the United Kingdom Dominic Raab discussed Russia's military and disinformation escalation.
President Volodymyr Zelensky discussed with U.S. President Joe Biden his possible visit to Ukraine, as well as the participation of the United States in the Crimean Platform.
During a phone conversation with President Volodymyr Zelensky, U.S. President Joe Biden expressed support for Ukraine's progress in gaining NATO membership.
02 April 2021
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said that Ukraine and the United States stand side by side when it comes to preserving democracies.
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.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and U.S. President Joe Biden had a 30-40-minute phone call on Friday, April 2, according to Politico journalist Natasha Bertrand.
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.
Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Olha Stefanishyna believes that Ukraine should be granted EU candidate country status.
President Volodymyr Zelensky has appointed heads of Kamianske District State Administration in Dnipropetrovsk region and Loziv District State Administration in Kharkiv region.
The European Union condemned the start of “conscription” into the Russian armed forces in the occupied Crimea.
The Embassy of Ireland will open in Ukraine this year.
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.
Deputy Head of the President's Office Roman Mashovets has said that Ukraine-NATO military exercises could be one of the ways to improve the security situation due to Russia's aggressive actions, the presidential press service has reported.
Russia’s current escalation in the Ukrainian territories occupied by it is the largest in recent years. Moscow must cease escalating military tensions and reaffirm its commitment to the ceasefire.
01 April 2021
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba and OSCE Secretary General Helga Schmid have discussed the escalation by Russia of the security situation in eastern Ukraine and in Russian-occupied Crimea.
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.
David Arakhamiya, the leader of the Servant of the People party faction, has stated that the support provided by the United States of America strengthens Ukraine's defense capabilities.
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has responded to anti-Ukrainian provocations in Moscow, the ministry has said in a statement in connection with provocations against the staff of the Embassy of Ukraine in Moscow.
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.
First Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Emine Dzheppar took part in the 12th UNESCO information meeting on the situation in the occupied Crimea and the city of Sevastopol.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky had a phone conversation with President of the Republic of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid on March 31.
The United States affirms its unwavering support for Ukraine’s sovereignty in the face of Russia’s aggression and calls for reforms to strengthen democracy and further Euro-Atlantic integration.
31 March 2021
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.
Ukraine continues negotiations with all Normandy format countries. No decisions on Ukraine can be and will be made without Ukraine's participation.
The Cabinet of Ministers has approved a bill ratifying the agreement between Ukraine and the United States on cooperation in the scientific and technological sector.
The mandate of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine provides for the work of the Mission throughout Ukraine, including Crimea, according to Chargé d'Affaires at the U.S. Mission to the OSCE Courtney Austrian.
The Cabinet of Ministers has approved the appointment of new deputy heads of Lviv and Poltava Regional State Administrations.
Portugal highly appreciates Ukraine's success in the field of digitalization and IT and is interested in exchanging relevant experience.
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, 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.
Ukraine officially condemned the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for violations of international humanitarian law.
U.S. Department of State points out human rights violations in Russian-occupied territories of Ukraine
The Russia-led armed forces in eastern Ukraine and the Russian occupying power in Crimea continue to commit significant human rights violations, including arbitrary killings, torture, and various forms of persecution.
French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have held a joint videoconference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, calling on the Russian leader to help stabilize the situation in eastern Ukraine, the press service of the Elysee Palace has reported.
The Ukrainian parliament has held a successful and productive extraordinary meeting, voting for a number of important bills needed by Ukrainian citizens and businesses, President Volodymyr Zelensky has said.
30 March 2021
The President's Office is preparing for Volodymyr Zelensky's visit to Warsaw in early May to take part in celebrations marking the 230th anniversary of the Constitution of Poland, Deputy Head of the President's Office Ihor Zhovkva has told Ukrinform.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba and Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland Ignazio Cassis agreed to hold political consultations.
Ukraine has joined restrictive measures applied by the European Union, using a global human rights sanctions regime, against Russia and other countries.
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.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba has thanked the governments of Canada and Australia for imposing sanctions on Russian citizens and entities involved in the construction of the 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.