Russia blocks in every way the decision of the UN Security Council to deploy a peacekeeping force to Donbas as it has fear caused by the fact that it begins to pay for its crimes.
Society and Culture
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and his wife, Maryna Poroshenko, have met with the leaders of the Ukrainian community in the United States during a working visit to the U.S., the press service of the head of state has said.
The United States supports the provision of autocephaly to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
The Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine has submitted for public consideration an ordinance on the approval of the clause on teaching children in hospitals, the ministry's press service has reported.
In Beijing, Culture Minister of Ukraine Yevhen Nyshchuk and Culture Minister of the People's Republic of China Luo Shugang have officially opened the Days of Ukrainian Culture, which will last until November 19.
About 49% of the residents of Kyiv would support current Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko if the mayoral election were held in mid-September, according to a survey of socio-political attitudes of the residents of the Ukrainian capital, which the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology (KIIS) held in the first half of September.
Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov, who was illegally convicted in Russia, does not believe in his release and is in poor condition, his cousin sister, Natalia Kaplan, has said in an interview with the Meduza e-zine.
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has summoned Russian State Duma deputy Vladimir Zhirinovsky for questioning on September 27.
A number of protest actions demanding to stop Russia’s aggression in Ukraine and Syria and to immediately release Ukrainian political prisoners, in particular Oleg Sentsov and Volodymyr Balukh, took place in Chicago and Moscow on September 23.
The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine is deeply concerned about the attack on the head of the Odesa city branch of the Power of the People party, Oleh Mykhailyk, and demands a quick, transparent and thorough investigation.
The Parliament of Western Australia has praised the contribution of Ukrainian community to the development of the state.
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew said on Sunday, September 23, that he would not change his position on supporting the provision of autocephaly to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Deutsche Welle has reported, with reference to Greek newspaper Ekathimerini.
The PACE Parliamentary Network on Diaspora Policies will organise a regional conference in Kyiv on September 24.
Two checkpoints will be built on the administrative border with occupied Crimea by the end of the year.