Politics

13 November 2020

Ukraine condemns murder of Roman Bondarenko in Belarus

Ukraine condemns murder of Roman Bondarenko in Belarus

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.

12 November 2020

Ukraine, Oman discuss practical steps to intensify cooperation

Ukraine, Oman discuss practical steps to intensify cooperation

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.

Ukraine, Georgia intend to deepen bilateral relations

Ukraine, Georgia intend to deepen bilateral relations

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.

Zelensky signs decree to protect rights of missing persons

Zelensky signs decree to protect rights of missing persons

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.

Ukraine calls for holding Normandy summit this year

Ukraine calls for holding Normandy summit this 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

Biden discusses Ukraine with France, UK leaders

Biden discusses Ukraine with France, UK leaders

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.

10 November 2020

Zelensky proposes drafting Healthy Nation program

Zelensky proposes drafting Healthy Nation program

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is initiating the drafting of the Healthy Nation program, which will contain practical recommendations for citizens to promote health, prevent diseases and overcome their consequences.

Four parties could win seats on Ukraine's parliament

Four parties could win seats on Ukraine's parliament

The political parties Servant of the People, European Solidarity, Opposition Platform - For Life and Batkivshchyna (Fatherland) would overcome the 5% threshold if the parliamentary elections were held next Sunday, according to a survey carried out by the sociological service of the Razumkov Center.

Reznikov, EU commissioner discuss access of observers to occupied Donbas

Reznikov, EU commissioner discuss access of observers to occupied Donbas

Vice Prime Minister - Minister for Reintegration of Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine Oleksiy Reznikov and EU Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarči discussed the issues of access of international observers to the temporarily occupied territories, demining in the JFO area, and the possibility of deploying humanitarian camps along the administrative border with the Autonomous Republic of Crimea to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Trilateral Contact Group discussing detainee exchange, 'Kravchuk's plan'

Trilateral Contact Group discussing detainee exchange, 'Kravchuk's plan'

The political and humanitarian subgroups of the Trilateral Contact Group for the Settlement of the Conflict in Donbas are discussing via videoconference the provision of movement through entry and exit checkpoints, the exchange of detainees and Ukraine's "Joint Steps Plan," the Ukrainian delegation to the TCG has reported on Facebook.

World leaders wish Zelensky speedy recovery from COVID-19

World leaders wish Zelensky speedy recovery from COVID-19

President Andrzej Duda of Poland, President Alexander Van der Bellen of Austria, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev of Kazakhstan, as well as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa, have wished Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky a speedy recovery from COVID-19.

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06 November 2020

Ukraine urges states to protect environment during wartime – Foreign Ministry

Ukraine urges states to protect environment during wartime – Foreign Ministry

Ukraine keeps the issue of environmental protection in the temporarily occupied territories of Donbas and Crimea on the agenda of international organizations, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has said in a statement on Facebook on the occasion of the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict.

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