The so-called Sevastopol City Court, controlled by the Russian occupiers, convicted Ukrainian citizen Halyna Dovhopola on fabricated criminal charges of collection of data about a separate aviation regiment of the Russian Black Sea Fleet for Ukraine. The woman was sentenced to 12 years in prison.
The Joe Biden administration seeks to intensify strategic cooperation with Ukraine in combating corruption and implementing the reforms announced by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at the beginning of his presidency, the White House has said in a statement following National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan's call with Head of the Ukrainian Presidential Office Andriy Yermak.
29 March 2021
Russian President Vladimir Putin is not planning a conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky, Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov has said.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has dismissed the heads of 19 district state administrations in the Donetsk, Kyiv and Chernihiv regions and appointed the head of Mukachevo District State Administration in the Zakarpattia region.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has called on politicians not to discredit the COVID-19 vaccine and the vaccination process in general because of their ambitions, the presidential press service has reported.
27 March 2021
The Russian Federation must ensure the armed forces it backs adhere to the ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in eastern Ukraine.
Russia must abide by the ceasefire in Donbas, take a constructive part in peace negotiations, and end its aggression in Ukraine.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has called on the Normandy Four leaders and partners to do utmost to maintain a full ceasefire in eastern Ukraine.
Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba thanked the UN member states for their joint statement in support of Ukraine.
Permanent missions of several dozen states to the United Nations issued a joint statement on the occasion of the seventh anniversary of adoption of UN General Assembly Resolution 68/262 "Territorial Integrity of Ukraine".
President Volodymyr Zelensky has canceled the 2013 decrees on the appointment of Oleksandr Tupytsky and Oleksandr Kasminin as judges of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine.
26 March 2021
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has introduced the title of Honorary Ambassador of Ukraine which will be awarded to individuals and legal entities, Ukrainian and foreign citizens for active promotion of our country in the world.
Ukrainian-Moldovan political consultations took place at the level of Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Vasyl Bodnar and State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova Dumitru Socolan.
For the first time in the history of Ukraine, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has adopted a five-year Public Diplomacy Strategy which sets forth seven areas of activity to promote a positive image of the state.
The 29th meeting of the Advisory Committee of the Presidents of Ukraine and the Republic of Poland will be held via video conferencing on March 29.
Ukraine may consider supplying water to the occupied Crimea in case of a humanitarian crisis on the peninsula.
After the de-occupation of Crimea, the rights of land owners violated by the occupying Power will be fully restored.
A new Consulate General of Ukraine in the United States will open in Houston, Texas, this year.
Russia's political statements in support of the reintegration of certain areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions into Ukraine remain only on paper, and in practice, these territories are being integrated into the political, economic and military space of the Russian Federation.
Russia could end the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine tomorrow, but the Kremlin chooses to fuel the conflict, Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Mission to the OSCE Courtney Austrian has said.
Ukraine is interested in further deepening cooperation with Canada at both the political and economic levels.
25 March 2021
The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine is ready for any scenario of conflict with the Russian Federation.
The United States wants Ukraine to succeed through efficient reforms, so the expected phone conversation between the presidents of the United States and Ukraine, while taken as a symbol, has to be backed up by actions.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal has met with His Holiness Pope Francis in the Vatican City State.
The United States of America is closely watching Russia's actions in eastern Ukraine and is preparing to show more active diplomacy in this area.
The Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine has welcomed the signing by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky of the law on the Bureau of Economic Security.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine included the Asset Recovery and Management Agency (ARMA) in the list of competent bodies involved in the implementation of the agreement between Ukraine and Lithuania on combating crime and international terrorism.
Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Dmytro Razumkov has signed the law “On amending certain legislative acts of Ukraine to protect debtors in settlement of overdue debts”.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has congratulated Greece on Independence Day and said he hopes that President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou will visit Ukraine to celebrate the 30th anniversary of independence.
Ukraine has declared its intention to create a register of damage caused by the armed aggression of the Russian Federation, the temporary occupation of the Ukrainian territory and a register of cultural values and museum collections of Ukraine in this territory.
Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Yevheniy Yenin discussed with Special U.S. Envoy for Iran Robert Malley the situation around the final technical report on the causes of the UIA plane crash in January 2020.
Ukraine informed Turkey about the current state of affairs in the Russian-occupied Crimean peninsula, in particular the illegal militarization of territories, human rights violations, and the demographic situation.
24 March 2021
On March 24, Ankara hosted political and security consultations between the authorized representatives of the Foreign Ministry and the Defense Ministry of Ukraine and Turkey, the national coordinators of the “quadriga” bilateral cooperation format.
The Russian Federation actively militarizes the temporarily occupied Crimea and creates a military-strategic bridgehead for the expansion of the armed conflict zone from the Crimean Peninsula to the Mediterranean region, the Middle East and Africa.
The Cabinet of Ministers has supported the draft law “On Amendments to the Law of Ukraine ‘On Principles of State Regional Policy” which aims to improve the mechanisms for implementing state regional policy and increase its efficiency.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has enacted the Strategy for De-occupation and Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the City of Sevastopol.
British Ambassador to Ukraine Melinda Simmons expressed concern over the increase in ceasefire violations in Donbas and reports of Ukrainian military casualties.
The Embassy of Ukraine in Egypt sees an urgent need to open Ukrainian consulates in the resort towns of Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh given the record increase in the flow of Ukrainian tourists.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has appointed Natalia Kozlovska as Deputy Minister for Communities and Territories Development.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has supported the draft law “On Ratification of the Air Services Agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the Republic of Moldova” and approved a resolution to submit the bill for ratification to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
All ways to resolve the conflict in Donbas have been discussed many times and are quite clear, but Russia does not greenlight progress on this issue.
The law on the creation of the Bureau of Economic Security has been published in the official parliamentary newspaper Holos Ukrainy today, March 24.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky signed decree No. 116/2021 on the temporary introduction of a visa-free regime for citizens of the People's Republic of China entering Ukraine for tourism purposes.
The North Atlantic Alliance intends to further strengthen political and practical support for Ukraine and Georgia, which are close and highly valued partners of NATO in the Black Sea region.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky enacted the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine to impose sanctions on 26 foreigners and 81 legal entities.
President Volodymyr Zelensky signed the Law "On Ukraine's Accession to the Inter-American Convention on Proof of and Information on Foreign Law."
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has put into effect the National Security and Defense Council’s (NSDC) decisions on challenges and threats to Ukraine's national security in the environmental sphere, on intelligence agencies and on urgent measures to protect national interests in the field of aircraft engine construction.
Russia is responsible for constructive participation in the Normandy format and the Trilateral Contact Group.
23 March 2021
The European Union has condemned a decree by Russian President Vladimir Putin preventing non-Russian citizens from owning land in Crimea and Sevastopol.
A Crimean Platform support group will be set up in the NATO Parliamentary Assembly.
Commander of the Ukrainian Land Forces, Colonel-General Oleksandr Syrsky has begun an official visit to the Republic of Turkey.
Ukraine is grateful to Luxembourg for its unwavering stance on assessing the consequences of Russia's armed aggression against our country.
The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) has condemned another violation of human rights targeting Ukrainian community leaders in the Russian Federation.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Tuesday the Nord Stream 2 pipeline being built from Russia to Germany ran counter to the European Union’s own interests and could undermine Ukraine.
Foreign Ministry: Moscow aggravating escalation in Donbas by opening Russian party’s representative office
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine considers an intention to open a representative office of the political party “A Just Russia - For Truth” in the occupied Donetsk and Luhansk as another proof of the escalation of the situation in the occupied areas of Donbas by Russia.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has dismissed State Secretary of the Ministry of Youth and Sports Oleksiy Perevezentsev due to the transfer to a new position.
Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Liudmyla Denisova has stated that 376 Ukrainians are illegally detained in the temporarily occupied territories of Crimea and Donbas.
Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Dmytro Razumkov called on President of the European Parliament David Maria Sassoli to facilitate the adoption by the European Parliament of a resolution on Crimea at its next plenary session, according to the parliament’s press service.
First Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Emine Dzheppar hopes that the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) will actively support the tasks and goals of the Crimean Platform.
Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak discussed the security situation in Donbas with the ambassadors of the G7 countries and the ambassadors of the European Union to Ukraine.