Head of the President's Office Andriy Yermak has appointed Oleksiy Arestovych, spokesperson of the Ukrainian delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group, as his freelance adviser on strategic communications in the field of national security and defense, according to the website of the head of state.
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary Péter Szijjártó has asked Head of the OSCE Mission Gent Cakaj to send a special mission to Ukraine’s Zakarpattia region due to searches of representatives of Hungarian national minorities.
01 December 2020
The reform of the prosecutor's office in Ukraine will be successfully completed in the near future, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said.
Ahead of the informal meeting of the members of the EU-Ukraine Association Council on 8 December, the European Union has published its annual Association Implementation Report on Ukraine, pointing out some positive developments in the reforms and acknowledging serious challenges facing the country.
Ukraine stands for the creation of the post of EU special representative for Crimea, Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has said.
Ukraine is seriously considering the imposition of sanctions on the Viennese Coop Himmelb(l)au architecture firm and its director, Wolf Prix, for involvement in the Kremlin's project on construction of an opera house in the occupied Sevastopol.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba will make a working visit to Turkey on December 2 to participate in a meeting of the North Atlantic Council at the level of foreign ministers with the participation of Ukraine and Georgia, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry's press service has reported.
The European Court of Human Rights attached two more legal actions to Ukraine v. Russia lawsuit over Donbas, one of which concerns the downed flight MH17.
As part of an official visit to the Republic of Turkey, Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal has met with President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
30 November 2020
Ukraine is looking for an "appropriate form" to invite Russia as an occupying power to participate in the Crimean Platform.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine will invite Health Minister Maksym Stepanov to an Hour of Questions to Government in Parliament on Friday, December 4.
The second regional European Integration Office in Ukraine has opened in Dnipro city.
The statement by Deputy Head of the President's Office Oleh Tatarov regarding the activities of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) is his personal opinion and does not reflect the official position of the head of state, the presidential press service has reported.
Deputy Head of the President's Office Oleh Tatarov has said that Artem Sytnyk should resign as director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU).
Canada promises to always stand will the Ukrainian people and remember the Holodomor victims.
28 November 2020
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has appointed Serhiy Hrynevetsky as chairman of Odesa Regional State Administration, and Aina Tymchuk as head of Kharkiv Regional State Administration.
The international recognition of the Holodomor of 1932-1933 as genocide should be a manifestation of international solidarity with the Ukrainian people.
27 November 2020
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has submitted to the Verkhovna Rada a bill to restore liability for lies in asset declarations.
Ukraine will open its second regional European integration office in the city of Dnipro on November 30.
The European Commission for Democracy through Law (the Venice Commission) plans to publish in December 2020 an urgent opinion on the constitutional situation in Ukraine at the request of President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Ukraine and ten more countries, including Moldova, Armenia and Georgia, aligned themselves with restrictive measures against ISIL and Al-Qaeda and persons, groups, undertakings and entities associated with them.
Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya plans to visit Ukraine "in the near future."
Deputy Head of the Ukrainian President’s Office Ihor Zhovkva met with President of the Missiles and Weapons Department at the Emirates Defence Industries Company (EDGE) Hamad Al Marar to discuss ways to intensify bilateral military-technical cooperation.
Michael Brodsky has been appointed as Ambassador of Israel to Ukraine.
The first results of the weekend lockdown in Ukraine, introduced on November 13, will be visible in a week, and then it will be clear whether it is necessary to impose a full nationwide lockdown, Deputy Head of the President's Office Kyrylo Tymoshenko has said in an interview with the Batsman program.
The European Union calls on Russia to fulfill the agreements in the Minsk and Normandy formats regarding the opening of two new entry-exit checkpoints in Zolote and Shchastia, as well as the rest of the checkpoints.
The conflict in Ukraine, fomented and fueled by the Russian Federation and its puppets, is not limited to Donbas, but also concerns Russia's occupation of Crimea.
26 November 2020
Ukraine calls on the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly to put the issue of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine high on its agenda in 2021.
An extraordinary meeting of the Ukrainian government will be held on the evening of Thursday, November 26, according to the government's website.
Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov has called for the introduction of a full lockdown in Ukraine as soon as possible for at least three weeks.
The Belarusian Foreign Ministry has prepared a list of restrictive measures against a number of Ukrainian officials in response to Kyiv's joining EU sanctions against Minsk, according to Reform.by.
Turkey welcomes Ukraine's Crimean Platform initiative and currently decides on its role and level of participation in it.
Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Vasyl Bodnar has invited the Republic of Cyprus to join the Crimean Platform initiative.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has arrived on a working visit to Dnipropetrovsk region, his press service reports.
Progress on developing a draft action plan on Donbas conflict settlement in full compliance with the Minsk Agreements requires constructiveness and willingness to compromise.
The Ukrainian side initiates an extraordinary meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) next week and declares the need to hold a Normandy Four summit by the end of the year.
On November 26, Ukraine quitted the Treaty on the Implementation of the Coordinated Antimonopoly Policy of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reaffirms that a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Ukraine will come into force on January 1, 2021.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky dismissed Heorhiy Reshetilov as acting head of Mykolaiv Regional State Administration and appointed Vitaliy Kim to the post of head of the administration.
Ukraine and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines have signed a visa waiver agreement.
25 November 2020
Kyiv should prepare for Washington's increased attention to reforms in all areas, especially in fight against corruption
The last court hearing in the MH17 trial in 2020 has ended at the Schiphol Judicial Complex in the Netherlands. The hearing on the merits against the four defendants will start on February 1, 2021, an Ukrinform correspondent in The Hague reports.
Moldovan President-elect Maia Sandu has said that she is going to meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky after her official inauguration.
Ambassador of Ukraine to Hungary Liubov Nepop has been summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade on Tuesday after Hungary’s ministerial commissioner István Grezsa had been denied entry to Ukraine on November 24.
The Cabinet of Ministers is drawing up a COVID-19 restriction plan in Ukraine, which will be used if the situation with the spread of the coronavirus infection gets worse, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has said.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba took part in the high-level plenary session of the 2020 Afghanistan Conference and informed the participants about the potential of Ukrainian companies for the restoration of Afghanistan.
First Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Emine Dzheppar during a meeting with Ambassador of Montenegro to Ukraine Dragica Ponorac invited the Montenegrin side to join the work of the Crimean Platform initiative.
24 November 2020
Deputy head of President’s Office, Lithuanian ambassador discuss preparation for next meeting of Council of Presidents
Deputy Head of the Ukrainian President’s Office Ihor Zhovkva and Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania to Ukraine Valdemaras Sarapinas discussed the preparation for the next meeting of the Council of Presidents of Ukraine and Lithuania.
Bills on measures of economic support for citizens and businesses in connection with quarantine restrictions will be submitted to the Verkhovna Rada in the near future, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said.
Hungarian Government Commissioner for Cooperation between Hungary's Szabolcs-Szatmar-Bereg County and Ukraine's Zakarpattia Region Istvan Grezsa, who had been banned from entering Ukraine due to his interference in the October 25 local elections, has not been allowed to enter the country, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has said in a statement.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has dismissed Dmytro Habinet as head of the Khmelnytskyi Regional State Administration.
The Ukrainian side is trying to avoid a legal vacuum in its national legislation regarding certain districts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, demonstrating its commitment to implement the Minsk agreements, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs of France on November 23.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has appointed Vasyl Khoma as head of the Sumy Regional State Administration.
Ukrainian Ambassador Andrii Plakhotniuk on November 23 presented his credentials to His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden through the Swedish Foreign Ministry's Protocol Service, according to a special procedure established during the COVID-19 pandemic, the press service of the Embassy of Ukraine in Sweden has said.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has dismissed the chairmen of seven district state administrations in Khmelnytsky, Kherson, Rivne, Odesa, Lviv, Kirovohrad and Zaporizhzhia regions.
A continuous strong line against Russia is key
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has signed the Law “On Withdrawal from the Treaty on the Implementation of the Coordinated Antimonopoly Policy”, No.995-IX, which was adopted by the Verkhovna Rada on November 5, the president’s press service reports.
23 November 2020
First Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Emine Dzheppar discussed with Ambassador of Cyprus to Ukraine Louis Telemachou topical issues of bilateral cooperation and the Crimean Platform.
Ukraine's Deputy Foreign Minister Yevhen Yenin has received copies of credentials from newly appointed Ambassador of the Republic of Tajikistan to Ukraine Nazrizoda Davlatali, the Foreign Ministry's press service reports.