The Cabinet of Ministers has allocated UAH 5.7 billion for the monetization of subsidies for 3.4 million citizens, according to Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman.
The European Union has once again called on Russia to immediately release filmmaker Oleg Sentsov and all other Ukrainian political prisoners, according to a statement released by the EU Delegation to the UN Organizations in Vienna.
First Vice Speaker of the Parliament of Ukraine Iryna Gerashchenko has informed that she wrote a statement as the presidential commissioner for peaceful settlement of the situation in Donbas and a representative of Ukraine in the humanitarian subgroup of the Trilateral Contact Group with a request to dismiss her from these positions.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin will not participate in a meeting of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe in Helsinki.
Ukraine urges OSCE participating states to respond to the Kremlin's decision on issuance of Russian passports in occupied Donbas by not recognizing these documents and expanding sanctions.
Ukraine and other Eastern Partnership (EaP) member states should work in good faith to ensure decent living conditions for their citizens, and the European Union will convince Russia to respect the sovereignty and independence of these states.
Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze met with President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis in Riga.
Ukrainian musician, leader of the Okean Elzy rock band Svyatoslav Vakarchuk announced the creation of the Holos (Voice) Party and its participation in Ukraine’s parliamentary elections.
A solemn session of the Verkhovna Rada, at which Ukrainian President-elect Volodymyr Zelensky will take the oath of office, will be held at 10:00 on May 20.
The Verkhovna Rada has passed the law on improving the activities of the State Bureau of Investigations.
The Law of Ukraine "On Ensuring the Functioning of Ukrainian as a State Language" has been published in the parliamentary newspaper Holos Ukrainy.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko is hopeful that the West will increase sanctions against Russia and appreciates the support of the European Union and the United States for Ukraine.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a meeting with the ambassadors of the G7 and the EU, the president’s press service reported on Wednesday.
The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine expressed concern about the arrest and political persecution of 25 Crimean Tatar activists.