Ukraine has moved up one notch in the press freedom ranking 2018 and now occupies the 101st position among 180 world countries.
Society and Culture
Ukrainian documentary The Invisible Battalion has been screened at the Palace of Europe in Strasbourg.
The Ukrainian city of Ivano-Frankivsk has received the 2018 Europe Prize, which is awarded to the city most active in promoting the European ideal.
Ukraine’s Ministry of Economic Development and Trade has presented a full version of the promotional video about tourist attractiveness of Ukraine.
Poroshenko: Patriarch Kirill has no right to veto decision on autocephaly to Ukrainian Orthodox Church
President Petro Poroshenko states that nobody, including the Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church, has the right to veto the decision of the Ecumenical Patriarch on grating the autocephaly to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
The state will in no way interfere in religious matters of the unified local church in Ukraine.
More than 400 people are currently considered missing in Donbas, and there is a problem with the search for such persons, First Deputy Chairwoman of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko, who also serves as the Ukrainian president's authorized representative for the peaceful settlement of the situation in Donetsk and Luhansk regions, has said.
Ukraine will open the consulate general in Edmonton, the capital of the Canadian province of Alberta, on September 7.
The 10th International Triennial of Eco-Poster "The 4th Block" kicked off in Kharkiv on April 20 and will last until April 28. The festival has been aimed at changing the attitude of people to the world and to themselves for almost 30 years, through the language of design.
The Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and Stanford University will sign a memorandum of cooperation in reforming the system of public administration.
A meeting of the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate took place at the residence of the Ecumenical Patriarch in the Phanar district in Istanbul on April 19-20, the press center of the Kyiv Patriarchate has reported on its Facebook page.
The press office of the State Council Information Office (SCIO) of the People's Republic of China notes the need of strengthening communication and intensifying the exchange of information with Ukraine.
China plans to establish a free port system in its Hainan province, turn the island into a tourism hub and open direct flights between the province and Ukraine.
Secretariat of the non-governmental organization "Boao Forum for Asia" (BFA) initiates the establishment of cooperation with Asian media and invites Ukrainian media outlets to cooperate in holding annual forums.