There are no grounds for early termination of powers of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of the ninth convocation.
26 December 2020
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has appointed Andriy Boychuk as the Chairman of the Ivano-Frankivsk Regional State Administration.
President Volodymyr Zelensky signed the Law of Ukraine “On Amendments to the Law of Ukraine ‘On Prevention of Corruption’ Concerning the Restoration of the Institutional Mechanism for Prevention of Corruption” which was passed by the Parliament on December 15.
By its decision of December 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the EU annulled the decision of the Council of the European Union of March 2019 to preserve restrictive measures against former prime minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov.
25 December 2020
If Russia decides to attack Ukraine from Crimea, all Ukrainian men and women will fight in a war.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba has stated that U.S. President Donald Trump's veto on defense bill has nothing to do with the assistance to Ukraine provided for in it.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba is convinced that the potential of the Normandy format and the Minsk process has not yet been exhausted.
Political prisoner Oleksandr Shumkov crossed the Ukraine-Russia border and arrived at the Bachivsk border crossing point in the evening of December 24.
President Volodymyr Zelensky believes that the Russian Federation is in no hurry to end the war in Donbas but it is too early to talk about Plan B.
24 December 2020
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has already developed and started implementing the Asian strategy, but this document will become public after the Cabinet of Ministers approves overall Ukraine's foreign policy strategy.
Ukraine is intensifying negotiations with global pharmaceutical companies and governments of other countries to speed up the supply of a high-quality COVID-19 vaccine to Ukraine, according to President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Ukraine is seriously concerned about Iran's delay in the negotiations on the crash of UIA’s flight PS752 as it has not yet received official information from the Iranian side on the results of a technical investigation into the tragedy.
Ukraine intends to strengthen its presence on the African continent next year.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky signed a law extending Article 1 of the Law of Ukraine “On the Special Procedure for Local Self-Government in Certain Districts of Donetsk and Luhansk Regions” until December 31, 2021.
Russia is trying to discredit the Crimean platform in every possible way, and next year this initiative will be an epicenter of Russia's hybrid war against Ukraine, according to Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba believes that the principle of peaceful coexistence should be the short-term goal of Ukraine's relations with the Russian Federation.
Ukraine is not planning to restrict air travel with other countries, including the United Kingdom, during the upcoming festive season, Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has said.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky congratulated President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on his birthday and said that Ukraine is interested in further deepening its strategic partnership with Azerbaijan.
The trial of 25 defendants of the second Simferopol group in the Hizb ut-Tahrir case starts in the Russian town of Rostov-on-Don.
The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s parliament, considered 1,028 bills in 2020.
The Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine plans to launch several national digital transformation projects next year.
President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed Law No.1075-IX “On Amending Certain Laws of Ukraine on Ensuring the Prevention of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)”, the president’s press service reports.
Deputy Head of the President's Office Roman Mashovets has met with Kristina Kvien, Chargé d'Affaires, a.i. at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, and proposed that Ukraine and the United States start drafting a bilateral framework agreement on defense cooperation, the presidential press service has reported.
President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a law on establishing liability for declaring inaccurate information and failure to file a declaration, the president’s press service reports.
23 December 2020
The Cabinet of Ministers has dismissed Ukrainian Deputy Finance Minister Vasyl Shkurakov at his own request.
The Cabinet of Ministers has approved a bill on Ukraine's withdrawal from the agreement on cooperation between the CIS member states in the field of consumer protection.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky congratulated President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on his birthday and invited him to visit Ukraine.
The Iranian side has repeatedly assured of completion of a report on the January 8 crash of UIA’s flight PS752 near Tehran, but Ukraine has not received any documents.
The political format created this year - the Lublin Triangle - significantly strengthens the opportunities for regional cooperation between Ukraine, Poland and Lithuania.
Ukraine has already decided to build a dialogue on the European Green Course and to engage in its policies’ development.
Ukraine will create the first website to collect documented facts about crimes committed in the temporarily occupied territories of Crimea and the Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has thanked his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron for the willingness to help accelerate the supply of the coronavirus vaccine to Ukraine.
22 December 2020
Ukraine will not refuse entry to travelers arriving from the UK, but will impose a number of restrictions, Deputy Minister of Health, Chief State Sanitary Doctor Viktor Liashko has said.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal discussed with the G7 and the European Union Ambassadors topical issues of cooperation, plans for next year and purchase of COVID-19 vaccine.
The Civil Aviation Organization of Iran released the final technical report on the January 8 crash of UIA’s flight PS752 near Tehran.
First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Emine Dzheppar and members of the Verkhovna Rada familiarized the European Parliament with the Crimean Platform initiative.
Ukrainian diplomats discussed the ways and tools to perform President Volodymyr Zelensky's task of focusing on economic diplomacy and promoting Ukrainian business.
The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) will ask the court to arrest Deputy Head of the President's Office Oleh Tatarov, with the possibility of posting bail, NABU Director Artem Sytnyk has said in an interview with Current Time TV.
The EU's Eastern Partnership policy has great potential, and the Association trio – Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova – can play a consolidating role in this program.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has appointed Yulia Svyrydenko deputy head of the President's Office.
The Cabinet of Ministers has appointed Yuriy Vitrenko as acting energy minister, according to the Government portal.
Deputy Head of the President's Office Yuliya Kovaliv has tendered her resignation.
The Cabinet of Ministers has appointed Vadym Melnyk as head of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine.
21 December 2020
The European Union has not yet responded to Ukraine's request to appoint a special envoy for Crimea.
Technical report surrounding the January 8 crash of UIA’s flight PS752 near Tehran has been completed and will be published soon.
Some 14.5% of Ukrainians have named President Volodymyr Zelensky as the politician of the year, according to a nationwide survey conducted by the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation and Kyiv International Institute of Sociology.
Ukraine's Embassy in the United Kingdom has recommended that Ukrainians temporarily refrain from traveling to Britain due to the more infectious strain of COVID-19 spreading in the country.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky stated that Ukraine would not abolish the NATO membership objective enshrined in Constitution, but certain preferences for Donbas could be discussed.
President Volodymyr Zelensky believes that the United States could significantly step up the Normandy format talks on Donbas and the Crimean Platform on the occupied Crimea by joining these formats.
President Volodymyr Zelensky has said that Ukraine will begin implementing a global judicial reform in 2021.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said that he is not ready to cooperate with parties in parliament that are headed by certain representatives of big business.
19 December 2020
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba hopes that “quadriga” format will strengthen Turkey's support for Ukraine's Euro-Atlantic integration.
18 December 2020
President Volodymyr Zelensky has welcomed the launch of a new bilateral mechanism for Ukraine-Turkey cooperation – political and security consultations in “quadriga” format – and invited President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to Kyiv.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy has appointed Oleksandr Starukh as head of Zaporizhzhia Regional State Administration.
Ukraine's ambassadors abroad should promote their country's integration into the European Union in the capitals of the host countries through Ukraine's accession to new EU markets and interregional initiatives, according to Olha Stefanishyna, Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration.
Judicial reform could be the second major reform, along with decentralization, that could fundamentally change Ukraine and make the country more successful.
Russia continues to block the exchange of detainees, according to Serhii Harmash, a member of the Ukrainian delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG).
The Verkhovna Rada has appointed Yulia Laputina as Ukraine’s Minister for Veterans Affairs.
The Verkhovna Rada has appointed Yulia Laputina as Ukraine’s Minister for Veterans Affairs.