Ukraine’s poverty rate decreased to 39.4% in 2017 from 54.5% in 2016.
Society and Culture
28 December 2017
The State Employment Service helped 746,000 unemployed Ukrainians to get new jobs in 2017.
27 December 2017
"Cyborg" Oleksandr Morozov and scientist Ihor Kozlovsky are among Ukrainians freed from the captivity of militants on Wednesday, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has reported on his Facebook page.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has arrived in Donbas to meet Ukrainian hostages freed from the captivity of militants, his press secretary, Svyatoslav Tsegolko, has reported on Facebook.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has advised Head of the Ukroboronprom State Concern Roman Romanov to hand in his resignation.
The Ukrainian people living in Egypt and their families have taken part in the New Year celebration, which was organized at the Embassy of Ukraine.
Nikolai Polozov, the lawyer for deputy heads of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, Akhmet Chiygoz and Ilmi Umerov, has filed lawsuits against the administration of the Russian president, Vladimir Putin.
Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko has announced a new special confiscation of funds from former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and his entourage in 2018.
Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has ordered the government to apply needed so that psychological rehabilitation of captive Ukrainians be ensured after their release.
Higher wages and a new quality of infrastructure for life will prevent Ukrainians from leaving abroad
According to the results of the nationwide poll conducted by the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation and the Razumkov Centre, President Petro Poroshenko has been named Ukraine's Politician of the Year.
26 December 2017
The night of December 26, 2017 in Kyiv was the warmest one since 1881.
On December 26, First Vice Prime Minister - Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv signed a memorandum on cooperation between the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade and the main mobile phone operators of Ukraine on the possibility of obtaining statistical observations of the dynamics of tourist flows through the territory of Ukraine.
The expenditure on culture of the general fund of Ukraine’s state budget for 2018 increased by UAH 2.9 billion or by 52% compared with the current year.