The Cabinet of Ministers dismissed Anton Kolumbet as first deputy minister for veterans’ affairs, temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons.
Ukraine, Canada, Sweden, Afghanistan and the United Kingdom continue to work together to conduct an independent and transparent investigation into the downing of a Ukrainian passenger jet near Tehran on January 8.
The Cabinet of Ministers has dismissed Oleksiy Martseniuk as deputy defense minister.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has authorized Defense Minister of Ukraine Andriy Taran to sign an agreement on defense cooperation between the Cabinet and the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden.
Ukraine supports an initiative of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to counter fake news and misinformation around the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN Serhiy Kyslytsia.
Bern has been one of Ukraine's main and consistent partners in providing humanitarian and technical assistance since the beginning of the crisis caused by Russian aggression against the country, Ukrainian Ambassador to Switzerland Artem Rybchenko has said in an interview with Ukrinform.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky received credentials from Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia Aca Jovanovic, Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba Natacha Díaz Aguilera, and Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan Darkhan Kaletaev, the president’s press service has reported.
15 April 2020
Ukraine and Turkmenistan have agreed to hold a meeting of foreign ministers and a meeting of the Joint Intergovernmental Commission after the completion of quarantine.
Verkhovna Rada Chairman Dmytro Razumkov has signed an order to convene an extraordinary plenary meeting of the Ukrainian parliament at 13:00 on April 16.
The Cabinet of Ministers has approved perspective plans for the formation of united territorial communities in Kharkiv, Mykolaiv and Zhytomyr regions.
The Iranian authorities have sent a draft memorandum of understanding to the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry to prevent Kyiv from filing lawsuits against Iran over a Ukrainian passenger jet shot down near Tehran on January 8, according to Radio Farda.
The Russian Federation continues to massively deprive Ukrainian citizens in the annexed Crimea of their property rights in violation of international law.
President Volodymyr Zelensky has appointed Volodymyr Kladiyev to replace Oleksiy Perevezentsev as president’s representative in the government.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has thanked international partners for their assistance in fighting coronavirus.
Foreign Minister of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba and Foreign Minister of Canada François-Philippe Champagne discussed during a phone conversation the ways to counter the spread of coronavirus and the investigation into the UIA plane crash in Iran.
14 April 2020
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has appointed Sergiy Korsunsky as Ukraine's ambassador to Japan.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid discussed during a phone conversation the fight against coronavirus pandemic and its consequences.
The Embassy of Ukraine in Ireland is helping not only compatriots in this country but also, together with the Ukrainian community and the church, is raising funds for medical professionals and institutions in Ukraine, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has reported on Facebook.
President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid has stated that Estonian investors are interested in the Ukrainian projects.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky held a phone conversation with Crown Prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and thanked for the humanitarian assistance provided to Ukraine.
13 April 2020
The United States continues to render security assistance to Ukraine despite the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
The Ukrainian government has registered in the Verkhovna Rada draft resolution No. 3330 "On the Program of Activities of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine," according to the website of the Ukrainian parliament.
Resolutions endorsed by the UN General Assembly on the territorial integrity of Ukraine, human rights in Crimea and the militarization of Crimea have become part of the evidence against Russia for international tribunals, Ukraine's Permanent Representative to the UN Sergiy Kyslytsya has said in an interview with RBC-Ukraine.
It’s hardly likely that UN peacekeepers are deployed in Donbas in the near future under current conditions in Ukraine.
The Russian authorities want to take advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to ease the Western sanctions imposed over its aggression against Ukraine.
11 April 2020
The conscription in the Russian Federation Armed Forces carried out in the illegally-annexed Crimea is a violation of international humanitarian law.
10 April 2020
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky discussed the fight against the coronavirus pandemic during a phone conversation with Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte.
Ukraine's Cabinet of Ministers has appointed Tetiana Barantsova as the government commissioner for the rights of persons with disabilities.
Chargé d'Affaires, a.i. of the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine Kristina Kvien and Foreign Minister of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba have discussed the full range of cooperation between the countries, including the fight against the coronavirus COVID-19.
The Cabinet of Ministers has allocated UAH 10 million for humanitarian assistance to the Republic of Albania.
President Volodymyr Zelensky and President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in in a phone conversation have discussed the issue of global and regional response to the spread of COVID-19, according to the president’s press service.
An extraordinary meeting of the Verkhovna Rada will be held on Monday, April 13, at about 14:00, Verkhovna Rada Chairman Dmytro Razumkov has said.
The vote on the bill on improvement of banking regulation mechanisms in the Parliament of Ukraine will be a key moment that will determine Ukraine's future – whether it will be under the oligarchs’ rule or in the Western-backed civilized environment reformed according to the European standards.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba welcomes the statement of the Visegrad Group foreign ministers on the future of the Eastern Partnership initiative and declared the readiness of Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova to deepen political association and economic integration into the EU.
President Volodymyr Zelensky has appointed Vice Prime Minister Vadym Prystaiko as head of the Commission for Coordination of Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine.
Despite Russia's attempts to force on Ukraine a direct dialogue with representatives of the occupied Donbas and to moderate this dialogue, official Kyiv does not support such a format and underscores that Russia is a party to the conflict.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has said that a detainee exchange, which had been previously agreed upon, is a top priority for the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry and the main focus of the government's attention.
09 April 2020
Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden Ann Linde confirmed during a phone conversation with Foreign Minister of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba the inalterability of stance on international sanctions against Russia.
During the Trilateral Contact Group meetings held in videoconference format on April 6-8, the parties reached a principled agreement on the next phase of the exchange of detainees in the near future.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine agreed on the main items of the updated state budget and the corresponding amendments may be adopted already next week.
The European Union will allocate EUR 190 million in aid for Ukraine to prevent the coronavirus spread; funds will be used for strengthening the healthcare system and social-economic sector.
Deputy Justice Minister – Commissioner for European Court for Human Rights Ivan Lishchyna and Deputy Prosecutor General Giunduz Mamedov have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to bring the Russian Federation to responsibility for international human rights violations in the temporarily occupied territories in Donbas, according to the Justice Ministry’s press service.
Russia and the armed formations it backs must provide safe and unimpeded access for the OSCE, international non-governmental and humanitarian organizations to the territories in Donbas, which are temporarily beyond control of the Ukrainian Government, especially amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
Russia again tried to use the UN site to obstruct justice over downed flight MH17 but was warned that it would not evade responsibility for that crime.
The parliamentary faction of the European Solidarity party has demanded that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky make strategic decisions in the interests of the country - about the non-return of PrivatBank to its former owner.
Head of the Office of the President Andriy Yermak met with US Chargé d'Affaires in Ukraine Kristina Kvien and discussed the IMF-Ukraine cooperation and the fight against coronavirus pandemic.
The United States supports Ukraine in its efforts to strengthen the security and defense system against the backdrop of Russian aggression and calls on European allies to strengthen their role in this process.
08 April 2020
The Committee on Humanitarian and Information Policy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine endorsed the draft law "On Ratification of the Council of Europe Convention on Access to Official Documents (Tromsø Convention)" tabled by President Zelensky.
Ukrainian Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova has opened five criminal cases concerning possible unlawful actions of the former president, Petro Poroshenko, during the appointment of judges of the Supreme Court of Ukraine.
UNESCO has stated further deterioration of the situation in the temporarily occupied Crimea.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine expresses its protest to the Russian Federation over the unlawful judgment of a "court" in the territory of the occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea which sentenced citizen of Ukraine Denys Kashuk to 3 years and 8 months in prison on trumped-up charges of purchase and storage of explosives.
The Cabinet of Ministers has appointed Olena Teriayeva as first deputy health minister.
The Cabinet of Ministers has supported a draft resolution on the establishment of the Economic Development Council of Ukraine, initiated by Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers Oleh Nemchinov.
The government is not planning to soften quarantine measures in Ukraine in April, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has stated.
Ukraine's position, expressed in the minutes of the 10th information meeting on the situation in the occupied Crimea, was supported by 33 UNESCO member states.
The United Kingdom considers Russia’s decision on spring conscription in the occupied Crimea a shameless violation of international law and calls on the Kremlin to stop it immediately.
07 April 2020
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has made provision for the creation of a fund to fight COVID-19 in the amendments to the state budget.
Development strategies have been already approved in 19 regions in Ukraine, according to the Ministry for Communities and Territories Development.
Ukraine is very grateful to the international community for the assistance in protecting people living near the contact line in Donbas.