The Cabinet of Ministers has adopted a resolution on the optimization of central government bodies, renaming four ministries and creating two new ones.
Democratic U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, whom Russia refused to grant a visa for a visit to Moscow, said that he would visit Ukraine later this week to demonstrate support for the new Ukrainian government.
The Verkhovna Rada has approved at second reading the bill No. 7203 introducing amendments to Article 80 of the Constitution of Ukraine (regarding the immunity of people's deputies of Ukraine), which is to come into force on January 1, 2020.
Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Ukraine Melinda Simmons handed over copies of her credentials to Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Olena Zerkal, and confirmed the UK’s readiness to expand and diversify technical assistance programs to Ukraine.
Ukraine and Croatia coordinated the areas of cooperation ahead of the Croatian presidency of the European Union and agreed on high-level joint visits.
Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Danylyuk and representatives of Westinghouse Electric Corporation (USA) discussed bilateral cooperation in the energy sector.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has promised to end the war in Donbas as soon as possible, without making any unacceptable compromises, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko has said.
02 September 2019
Foreign Minister of Ukraine Vadym Prystaiko has arrived in Berlin to participate in talks on the future Normandy meeting at the highest level.
New Ambassador of the Great Britain to Ukraine Melinda Simmons has begun her diplomatic mission in Ukraine.
President Volodymyr Zelensky has dismissed General Viktor Muzhenko from military service.
More than 300 draft laws have already been registered in the Verkhovna Rada of the 9th convocation.
The European Union has provided Ukraine with the largest support package in its history, which helped the country avoid collapse and actively develop over the past five years.
The Cabinet of Ministers at its first meeting approved a decision to liquidate the National Police’s Department of Economic Protection.
The work of the Cabinet of Ministers in a new format involves meetings behind closed doors and press statements after the meetings.
Prosecutor General of Ukraine Ruslan Riaboshapka has signed an order on the dismissal of Chief Military Prosecutor of Ukraine Anatoliy Matios.
On Sunday, September 1, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Warsaw took part in the memorial events on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II, the president’s press service has reported.
Ukraine is determined to carry out reforms, fight corruption, support and develop business.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky during a meeting with President of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda has assured that Ukraine will continue reforms in the framework of European integration.
31 August 2019
The Western sanctions against Russia over its aggression should be kept until Ukraine's territorial integrity is fully restored within the borders prior to 2014.
President of Poland Andrzej Duda met President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky dismissed Director General of the State Concern “Ukroboronprom” Pavlo Bukin and appointed Aivaras Abromavicius to this post.
Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland congratulated Vadym Prystaiko on the appointment to the post of the Foreign Minister of Ukraine.
30 August 2019
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky suggests reducing the constitutional composition of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to 300 members and introducing the proportional election system in the parliamentary elections.
In September, the European Court of Human Rights will consider an interstate case on a lawsuit filed by Ukraine against Russia on March 13, 2014, regarding the violation of human rights in the territory of the annexed Crimea.
President Volodymyr Zelensky and MPs of the ninth convocation have already registered over 120 draft laws and regulations over the past two days.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and President of France Emmanuel Macron held a telephone conversation and discussed the results of the G7 summit and the security situation in Donbas.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan have discussed by phone the results of the Turkish President's visit to Russia and plans to hold a meeting of the High Level Strategic Council in Kyiv, the Ukrainian president’s press service reported.
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko and Assistant to the U.S. President for National Security Affairs (NSA) John Bolton during a meeting in Minsk discussed the issue of conflict settlement in eastern Ukraine.
There will be no official exchange of prisoners between Ukraine and Russia on Friday.
The lawyers of captured Ukrainian sailors, who are the prisoners of war, do not comment on the situation around the possible prisoner swap between Ukraine and Russia until all the facts are confirmed.
On August 31, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky will begin an official visit to the Republic of Poland at the invitation of President Andrzej Duda, the president’s press service has reported.
The Council of Europe has congratulated Dmytro Kuleba, permanent representative of Ukraine at the Council of Europe from 2016 till August 2019, on his appointment to the post of Vice Prime Minister for European Integration of Ukraine.
French President Emmanuel Macron had a phone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, the press service of the Elysee Palace has reported.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of the 9th convocation adopted a bill on amendments to Article 80 of the Constitution of Ukraine (on parliamentary immunity) in the first reading.
U.S. Senator Rob Portman has said that President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky is a pro-America reformer who can become a serious partner of the United States.
U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations, Ambassador Kurt Volker has congratulated Ukraine on the appointment of new Cabinet of Ministers.
The information about the completion of the prisoner exchange between Ukraine and the Russian Federation is untrue. The process of prisoner swap is still ongoing.
29 August 2019
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has supported the candidacy of Ruslan Riaboshapka for the post of Prosecutor General.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of the ninth convocation has approved a new composition of the Cabinet of Ministers.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of the ninth convocation has appointed Ivan Bakanov as Chief of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU).
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of the ninth convocation has appointed Vadym Prystaiko as Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of the ninth convocation has appointed Andriy Zahorodniuk as Defense Minister of Ukraine.
The Verkhovna Rada has appointed Deputy Head of the President's Office for Economic Affairs Oleksiy Honcharuk as Prime Minister of Ukraine.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has set the newly elected Parliament a number of tasks, including the reform of law enforcement agencies and the judiciary, continuation of decentralization and European integration reforms, economic liberalization and strengthening of national security.
Olena Kondratiuk from the All-Ukrainian Union Batkivshchyna Party has been elected as Deputy Chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada of the ninth convocation.
President Volodymyr Zelensky has submitted to the Verkhovna Rada some bills on amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine.
Ruslan Stefanchuk, the member of Parliament, the presidential representative in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, has been elected as the First Vice-Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has submitted to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine a bill on amendments to the law "On the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court" (concerning the start of the court's work).
Turkey's stance on the territorial integrity of Ukraine and the illegal annexation of Crimea by Russia remains unchanged.
MP, Chairman of the Servant of the People party Dmytro Razumkov has been elected as the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of the ninth convocation has approved members and leaders of parliamentary factions, the head of the interim presidium of the Verkhovna Rada, Dmytro Razumkov, has stated.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky had a phone conversation with President of the European Council Donald Tusk on August 29, the president’s press service has reported.
UAH 6 million bail was posted for Rayisa Bohatyriova, the health minister of Viktor Yanukovych’s regime.
The Verkhovna Rada of the ninth convocation formed and registered factions of political parties and a deputy group following the results of the early elections.
The parliamentary faction of the Servant of the People party has gained the rights of the coalition.
The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv has congratulated the new members of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of the ninth convocation on the start of important work.
Ukraine's Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko has filed a letter of resignation, his spokesperson Larysa Sarhan states.
Crimean filmmaker Oleg Sentsov currently stays in a pre-trial detention center in Moscow.
Five former Ukrainian presidents were present at the solemn meeting of the Verkhovna Rada of the 9th convocation.