First Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Emine Dzheppar presented the Crimean Platform to European and Euro-Atlantic partners.
The Center for Countering Disinformation will launch its work this month and will bring together specialists from various departments and private companies, presidential spokesperson Iuliia Mendel has said.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky in a phone conversation with Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan Löfven discussed, in particular, the fight against coronavirus.
15 March 2021
Germany does not recognize the annexation of Crimea and continues to urge Moscow to return Ukraine's sovereignty over its territory.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will set up the embassies of Ukraine abroad with a residence in Kyiv and diplomatic missions in “1+2” format, i.e., an ambassador and two diplomats.
Japan’s official circles praised the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC), according to which the Motor Sich company will be returned to the state ownership in a lawful manner.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia Anže Logar will pay a working visit to Ukraine on March 15-16 at the invitation of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba.
Malaysia is committed to achieve justice in the investigation into the downing of flight MH17, but its approach has always been based on evidence rather than political influence. In this context, the position of incumbent Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin on the MH17 case does not differ from the position of former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad.
Malaysia will not take sides until completion of criminal investigation into MH17 case
Ukraine has invited Kuwait to take part in the Crimean Platform initiative.
Ukraine can offer Afghanistan its experience in the restoration of infrastructure and increase the supply of Ukrainian agricultural products.
U.S. President Joe Biden's administration expects from President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky greater efforts in carrying out reforms and fighting corruption.
13 March 2021
The laws necessary for the completion of land reform, decentralization, judicial reform, economic growth, pension provision, capital amnesty and overcoming corruption are currently crucial for Ukraine.
Russia's occupation of the Crimean Peninsula is not only a problem of Ukraine, it poses a threat to all international security due to Russia's attempts to change the established borders by force, as well as the dangerous militarization of the occupied peninsula.
Since the beginning of the occupation of Crimea, Russia has multiplied its military presence on the Ukrainian peninsula.
The illegal annexation of Crimea, which started seven years ago, was a gross violation of international law by the Russian Federation and remains a direct challenge to the entire international security system.
Ukraine supports the US decision to impose sanctions on former owners of PrivatBank and makes efforts to return the funds to the country.
Ukraine and Israel are interested in the mutual recognition of vaccine certificates, so-called "green passports" for the resumption of tourism and scheduled flights between the countries.
12 March 2021
Political advisers to the leaders of the Normandy Four countries are working to organize a meeting between the leaders of France, Germany, Ukraine and Russia in April, the head of the Ukrainian delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group, Leonid Kravchuk, has said.
The Council of the European Union has decided to extend sanctions against the Russian Federation for a further six months over actions undermining Ukraine's territorial integrity, according to the Council’s press release.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has invited Federal President of the Republic of Austria Alexander Van der Bellen to take part in the celebrations marking the 30th anniversary of Ukraine's independence and in the Crimean Platform summit to be held in Kyiv in August 2021.
Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau and Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan Löfven discussed progress in the investigation into the UIA plane crash that occurred in Iran on January 8, 2020.
An interfactional union will be soon created in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to promote the European Green Deal in the Ukrainian agricultural sector, Minister for Agrarian Policy and Food Roman Leshchenko has said.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has established the advisory council to guarantee the rights and fundamental freedoms of persons who participated in the defense of Ukraine, the president's press service has reported.
The European Union calls on Russia to immediately release all Ukrainian citizens who were illegally detained and convicted in the temporarily occupied Crimea.
The Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) has instructed the SBU State Security Service to study the circumstances of the voting of MPs of the sixth convocation for the Kharkiv Accords and, if signs of treason are confirmed, to initiate criminal proceedings against them under Article 111 of the Criminal code of Ukraine.
The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) approved a strategy for de-occupation and reintegration of Crimea, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry's press service has reported.
At least four Russian online platforms linked to Russia's intelligence services were determined to be spreading disinformation about coronavirus vaccines from non-Russian manufacturers, Chargé d'Affaires at the U.S. Mission to the OSCE Courtney Austrian has said.
11 March 2021
Joining NATO is a matter of principle for Ukraine's political leadership, Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Olha Stefanishyna has said.
The Russian Federation, the occupying power, has not implemented any of the recommendations for improving the human rights situation in Crimea made in previous periodic and thematic reports of the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission.
The international center for countering disinformation will start operating in Ukraine in the coming days, Head of the Ukrainian President’s Office Andriy Yermak has said.
The Minsk agreements and the Normandy format remain the only mechanisms for settlement of the conflict in Donbas.
European media network Euractiv has removed from its website an inaccurate map on which Ukraine was marked without Crimea, Ukraine's Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium and Ukraine's Representative to the EU Mykola Tochytskyi has said on Twitter.
Ukraine and Romania are interested in intensifying political dialogue at the highest and high levels, as well as cooperation in order to strengthen regional security.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba will take part in a meeting entitled "Crimea: 7 years of violations of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity" on March 12.
Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the United Kingdom, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia have agreed to support Ukraine in restoring its territorial integrity and to keep the international focus on the situation in Belarus.
The United States and the United Kingdom should join the Normandy format as signatories to the Budapest Memorandum.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has congratulated Lithuania on the 31st anniversary of the restoration of its independence.
Ukraine will initiate new formats of cooperation with the United States, in particular in the field of countering propaganda and cyberattacks.
Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak met with the ambassadors of the G20 countries on March 10.
The United States is well aware of the challenges facing Ukraine today and is ready to strengthen its support in various areas, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said.
Ukraine and Brazil have held the first interdepartmental cyber consultations, the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reports.
10 March 2021
The United States and Ukraine should cooperate on measures to restore Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, as well as to deter further Russian aggression.
The International Center for Defense and Security (ICDS, Estonia), in close cooperation with the Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Estonia, will hold today an online discussion entitled "How does the occupation of Crimea affect Ukraine's national resilience?"
The Cabinet of Ministers has decided to dismiss Hanna Chuklina from the post of head of the State Agency of Fisheries of Ukraine and appoint Oleh Bazduganov as first deputy head of this agency.
Russia and representatives of the occupied territories, which are not a party to the Trilateral Contact Group, continue to block its normal operation.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky plans to visit Vilnius this year to participate in the Ukraine Reform Conference.
The Donbas peace plan, prepared by Ukraine and its Western partners, is waiting for Russia to either approve it or openly declare that it does not want peace, Head of the Ukrainian President's Office Andriy Yermak has said.
During the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council on March 9, Ukraine joined the statement of the United Kingdom, Canada, and Sweden on the downing of flight PS752 by Iran, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry reports.
09 March 2021
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has held a phone call with OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities Kairat Abdrakhmanov, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry's press service has reported.
Investigators of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) have questioned Opposition Platform – For Life MP Viktor Medvedchuk as part of criminal proceedings, sources in law enforcement agencies have told Ukrinform.
Ukraine must protect itself from the "linguistic war" waged by the Russian Federation by introducing the English language more actively, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Oleksiy Danilov has said.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has stated that he intends to meet with each of the Normandy format participants separately if the common meeting of the leaders of Ukraine, Germany, France and Russia is constantly postponed.
Zelensky: I don't want to link sanctions against Medvedchuk's TV channels and provocations in Donbas
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said that the number of provocations in the conflict zone in Donbas has increased after the National Security and Defense Council imposed sanctions against Viktor Medvedchuk's TV channels controlled, but he does not want to link the two facts.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said he is convinced that media literacy lessons should be introduced in school curricula, and older people should be taught information hygiene.
Ukrainian presidential spokesperson Iuliia Mendel has said that U.S. sanctions against Ukrainian businessman Ihor Kolomoisky are "just the beginning."
Ukrainian presidential spokesperson Iuliia Mendel has said that President Volodymyr Zelensky has not yet decided whether he will run for a second term.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky may hold his next press conference in May, ahead of the second anniversary of his election, presidential spokesperson Iuliia Mendel has said.
08 March 2021
Ukraine’s Ambassador to the State of Kuwait Oleksandr Balanutsa has met with Deputy Chief of the Kuwait National Guard Sheikh Ahmed Nawwaf Al-Sabah.