President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has dismissed Vitalii Hersak as chief of the Ukrainian Security Service’s (SBU) department in Mykolaiv region.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine is already preparing for an official visit of Moldova's newly elected President Maia Sandu to Kyiv.
Ukraine is ready for a new stage of relations with Moldova under the leadership of newly elected President Maia Sandu, according to Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba.
Ukraine can move towards NATO membership even without a Membership Action Plan (MAP), according to Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba.
17 November 2020
Cooperation between Ukraine and NATO has strengthened significantly over the past few years, according to Alexander Vinnikov, Director of the NATO Liaison Office in Ukraine.
The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, has passed a law providing for the reorganization of communities and districts.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has rejected a draft resolution proposing that the Cabinet of Ministers lift a weekend lockdown in the country.
Health Ministry to consult with business, parliament and local authorities on tightening restrictions
The Ministry of Health of Ukraine will consult with businesses, the Verkhovna Rada and local authorities about the tightening of lockdown restrictions, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has said.
In Ukraine, 399.7 thousand citizens are officially registered as unemployed.
Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal intends to hold a virtual meeting with the mayors of Ukrainian cities on Thursday, November 19, to discuss the weekend lockdown.
Ukraine expects to receive 8 million doses of coronavirus vaccine in the second quarter of 2021.
The Cabinet of Ministers has tasked the Ukrainian Health Ministry with performing 100,000 PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests a day early next year.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has dismissed Volodymyr Usov as head of the State Space Agency.
The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, lacks the political will to approve bills that could help resolve the country's constitutional crisis, according to Verkhovna Rada Deputy Speaker Olena Kondratiuk.
16 November 2020
Maia Sandu's victory in Moldova's presidential election opens a window of opportunity for the restart of the Ukrainian-Moldovan partnership, Deputy Head of the Ukrainian President's Office Ihor Zhovkva has said.
On November 16, 2020, Ambassador of Ukraine to the State of Israel Yevhen Korniychuk presented copies of his credentials to Chief of the State Protocol of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel Gil Haskel.
The leader of the Party of Action and Solidarity (PAS), Maia Sandu, who won Moldova's presidential election, wants to conduct a pragmatic dialogue with all countries, including Ukraine.
Kyiv Court of Appeals has partially upheld a complaint lodged by former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych's defense team and overturned the decision to arrest him in absentia, lawyer Vitalii Serdiuk has told Ukrinform.
Deputy Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Olena Kondratiuk has registered in parliament the draft resolution No. 4381 proposing that the government lift the weekend lockdown.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has appointed 21 judges to posts in local general courts.
Oleksandr Luhovyi, who was elected mayor of Konotop in the October 25 election, has died from an illness, MP Ihor Molotok has said.
Ukrainian Ambassador to Croatia Vasyl Kyrylych held a meeting with State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Croatia Frano Matušić.
The issue of bringing Russian peacekeepers to Donbas is not being discussed, according to Oleksii Arestovych, an adviser of the Ukrainian delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG).
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has congratulated Maia Sandu, ex-prime minister and current leader of the Party of Action and Solidarity (PAS), on her victory in Moldova's presidential election.
The Russian side is ready to negotiate a Ukrainian action plan to achieve peace in Donbas, according to Oleksii Arestovych, an adviser of the Ukrainian delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG).
14 November 2020
Donbas and Crimea will be among the priorities of Sweden's Chair of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in 2021.
President Volodymyr Zelensky has appointed Serhiy Levchenko as head of the military counterintelligence department at the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU).
At an online meeting on November 13, the EU-Ukraine Association Committee discussed the preparation and practical content of the Association Council, which is scheduled for December 2020.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Estonia has announced its support for Ukraine's initiative to create an international Crimean Platform and plans to participate in its activities.
President Volodymyr Zelensky has appointed Kateryna Zelenko as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the Republic of Singapore.
During a videoconference of political advisers to the leaders of the Normandy Four countries, Head of the President's Office of Ukraine Andriy Yermak proposed to adopt a document for the effective work of the Trilateral Contact Group for the Settlement of the Situation in Donbas (TCG).
13 November 2020
First Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Emine Dzheppar has called on the European Union to expand sanctions against the Russian Federation in response to the organization of illegal "elections" in the temporarily occupied territories of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol.
Ukraine stands in solidarity with the European Union in condemning violence and repression by the Belarusian authorities that led to the death of anti-government protester Roman Bondarenko, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has reported.
The opening of an "honorary consulate" of Nicaragua in Russian-occupied Crimea is another veiled attempt by Russia to justify its violation of international law, the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine has said.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has held a conference call with the heads of regions on the situation with the spread of COVID-19 in Ukraine, according to a report posted on the government's website.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of North Macedonia Bujar Osmani discussed issues of cooperation and trade between the countries.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has discussed with representatives of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People further cooperation in the creation of a Crimean Platform and the de-occupation of Crimea.
Ukraine counts on continued support from the United States for its sovereignty and territorial integrity, Deputy Head of the President's Office Ihor Zhovkva has said.
12 November 2020
Ukraine's Deputy Foreign Minister Dmytro Senik and Sheikh Khalifa bin Ali al-Harthy, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Diplomatic Affairs of the Sultanate of Oman, have discussed via videoconference the practical steps to intensify cooperation between the two countries in various areas, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry's press service has reported.
During a videoconference scheduled for November 13, advisers to the Normandy Four leaders will raise the issues of intensifying the work of the Trilateral Contact Group and the action plan presented by the Ukrainian side.
Lithuania supports Ukraine's initiative to create an international Crimean Platform and plans to participate in it.
First Deputy Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Ruslan Stefanchuk has tested positive for COVID-19.
The Netherlands is helping Ukraine clear up the mines in Donbas, and its goal is a mine-free world by 2025.
Ukraine's Ambassador to the Kingdom of Sweden Andrii Plakhotniuk has presented copies of his credentials to Chief of Protocol of the Kingdom of Sweden Maria Christina Lundqvist.
Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Vasyl Bodnar met with Charge d'Affaires of Georgia to Ukraine David Bochorishvili to discuss new opportunities for enhancing dialogue between the two countries, the ministry's press service has reported.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has wished President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky a speedy recovery from COVID-19.
Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Dmytro Senik met with Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Ukraine Jennes de Mol on November 11, the ministry's press service has reported.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a decree "On Measures to Protect the Rights and Interests of Persons Gone Missing under Special Circumstances, Victims of Enforced Disappearances, and Members of Their Families," according to the website of the head of state.
Head of the Ukrainian delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) Leonid Kravchuk calls for a mutual release of all detainees by the end of the current year.
The Ukrainian delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group for the Settlement of the Situation in Donbas has said it is very important to hold a summit of the leaders of the Normandy Four countries by the end of 2020.
11 November 2020
Representatives of the Governments of Ukraine and Spain held a videoconference on improving e-governance and digitalization of the public sector, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry's press service reports.
Ukraine terminated a bilateral agreement with Russia on trade missions three months ago, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has said.
The date for the next summit in the Normandy format has not been set yet, Germany's deputy government spokesperson Ulrike Demmer has said.
Foreign Ministers of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba has discussed with his German counterpart Heiko Maas prospects for further consultations in the format of Normandy Four foreign ministers.
The Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and Cyprus will hold online political consultations in the coming weeks.
Ukraine welcomes the cessation of hostilities between Azerbaijan and Armenia in the region of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has congratulated Poland on its Independence Day and expressed confidence that a strong strategic partnership meets the national interests of both countries.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba had a phone conversation with new Moldovan Foreign Minister Aureliu Ciocoi, the press service of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has reported.
US President-elect Joe Biden has held phone calls with European leaders, during which he drew attention to the Ukrainian issue, according to the official Twitter account of the Biden-Harris presidential transition.