Last week the Ukrainian government has been working on strengthening the capacity of the healthcare system, providing housing for Ukraine's defenders and internally displaced persons (IDPs), and preparing for the next Reform Conference, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has written on Facebook.
20 November 2021
The OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Sweden’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ann Linde discussed with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Sergey Lavrov the need to de-escalate tensions in and around Ukraine.
Ukraine should continue to implement reforms that will sooner or later ensure its accession to NATO, despite the fact that the Alliance so far has no political consensus on our country membership.
Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) Oleksiy Danilov participates in the Halifax International Security Forum.
19 November 2021
Ukraine's Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova and Chargé d'Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine Kristina Kvien have discussed the election of a new head of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office, the Prosecutor General's Office has reported.
On November 19, Ambassador of Bulgaria to Ukraine Kostadin Kodzhabashev was invited to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine in connection with the statements by President of Bulgaria Rumen Radev about belonging of the temporarily occupied Crimea to Russia.
NATO has made it clear to Russia that it sees a significant Russian military buildup near Ukraine's borders and in the temporarily occupied Crimea, calling on Russia to halt escalation and reduce tensions.
The State Bureau of Investigation will work to identify the source of a leak of what is believed to be secret documents describing Ukrainian military intelligence plans to detain a group of Russian mercenaries for further criminal prosecution.
The ambassadors of the Group of Seven countries have called on Ukrainian MPs to support draft law No. 3196-d "On the introduction of amendments to the law of Ukraine 'On the Security Service of Ukraine'" and to adopt it as soon as possible.
Ukraine could look into the example of NATO accession in 1955 by Western Germany (FRG), which regained the Soviet-occupied territories after achieving prosperity.
Russia has de facto withdrawn from the Minsk process of Donbas settlement without openly declaring this.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has dismissed Anatoliy Poloskov as head of Zakarpattia Regional State Administration.
18 November 2021
Deputy Head of the Ukrainian President's Office Andriy Sybiha and Secretary-General of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization Asaf Hajiyev, who is on a visit to Ukraine, have discussed the security situation in the east of the country, according to a statement posted on the president's website.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba calls on NATO allies not to look at Ukraine through the prism of their relations with Russia, but to evaluate Ukraine according to its deserts.
Today's equivalent of the Marshall Plan is Ukraine's membership in the EU
Ukraine's key Euro-Atlantic partners are currently developing a comprehensive package to deter Russia from expanding aggression, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has said.
With their latest actions, including the leak of confidential diplomatic correspondence, Russia is “finishing” the Normandy format of talks on Donbas settlement and undermines what’s left of international trust.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has enacted the National Security and Defense Council’s decision to impose sanctions against 28 individuals.
The European Commission is ready to consult with Ukraine in the process of preparing an opinion on the draft decision of the German Federal Network Agency, Bundesnetzagentur, on the Nord Stream 2 certification.
An independent judiciary has been destroyed in the occupied Crimea, and 234 residents of the peninsula are being prosecuted in politically motivated criminal cases.
Dmytro Sennychenko, head of the State Property Fund of Ukraine, has confirmed his intention to resign from the post, but denied the decision was linked to the sale of JSC First Kyiv Machine-Building Plant (formerly known as Bilshovyk Plant).
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, said that a possible large-scale invasion of Russian troops into Ukraine would be “a tragic, tragic mistake” for the Kremlin.
Russia continues to use its military presence in the temporarily occupied Crimea to restrict freedom of navigation through the Kerch Strait and gradually transform the Sea of Azov into its "inland lake."
On November 17, the Third Committee of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly adopted by a majority of votes an updated text of the draft resolution of the UN General Assembly “Situation of human rights in the temporarily occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, Ukraine”.
Representatives of the Lublin Triangle countries have agreed to coordinate steps on border security, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has reported.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky held a phone conversation with President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday evening.
Warsaw will not recognize any agreements reached on the normalization of the situation on the Belarusian-Polish border without its participation, including between Germany’s acting Chancellor Angela Merkel and Alexander Lukashenko.
17 November 2021
Germany has decried allegations of political motives behind the decision to suspend the certification process as regards Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project.
Berlin considers that the new Russian decree on "support" for the Ukrainian Donbas runs counter the Minsk agreements and do not normalize the situation.