Ukraine is waiting for assistance from NATO and the United States in increasing its defense capabilities, Ukraine's Ambassador to the U.S. Valeriy Chaly has told the Chas-Time program of the Ukrainian Service of the Voice of America.
Ukraine's Cabinet of Ministers has approved an agreement with the government of Uruguay on mutual abolition of visa requirements, which was signed in New York on September 26, 2018.
Ukraine requires strong leadership from international partners since Russia continues to wage a sordid war, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has written on Facebook.
Ukraine's priorities in the development of trade with the EU are enhanced customs cooperation, the conclusion of an Agreement on Conformity Assessment and Acceptance of Industrial Products, and the harmonization of legislation in the sphere of sanitary and phytosanitary measures.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has congratulated Slovakia on taking over OSCE chairmanship and expressed hope for effective cooperation and active role of the OSCE SMM regarding Donbas, Crimea, the Sea of Azov and the Kerch Strait.
The next goal in the process of de-occupation of Crimea will be the creation of a platform to restore Ukraine’s sovereignty in the peninsula pursuant to the Budapest Memorandum.
Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine John Herbst, who now serves as director of the Eurasia Center at the Atlantic Council, has said that the United States will give arms to Ukraine and announce new sanctions against Russia due to its aggression in the Kerch Strait in two or three months.
The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine has sent a package of documents to the European Court of Human Rights as part of a lawsuit on human rights violations in the annexed Crimea.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin and Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak, who assumed the post of Chairperson-in-Office of the OSCE, will go to Donbas in two weeks.
Volodymyr Zelensky, an artist and art director of Studio Kvartal 95, has said that he will stand in Ukraine's presidential election set for Marth this year.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has congratulated Romania on the beginning of its first-ever presidency of the European Union.
All 24 families of Ukrainian sailors, who are illegally detained in the territory of the Russian Federation, have been paid UAH 100,000 each.
U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch has stated that the U.S. sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Donbas are a principled position of Washington.
The year 2019 will be important for Ukraine's independence and its European choice.