The number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the temporarily occupied territories of Donbas and Crimea has reached 1.399 million people, according to the Social Policy Ministry of Ukraine.
Society and Culture
At a meeting with the head of USAID's Economic Support for Eastern Ukraine project in Luhansk region, Brian Milakovsky, several proposals for further cooperation were discussed.
Former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said he does not trust the leadership of the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) and is ready to take a lie detector test live on the Priamyi television channel.
The president of the Association of Ukrainians in South Australia, Frank Fursenko, has been awarded for the development of multicultural communities.
YanAir Airlines, which performs daily scheduled flights from Kyiv to Batumi, will launch four additional flights on this route in August.
Ukrainian patriots have raised the national flag of Ukraine in the city of Sudak in the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea, according to Bohdan Kovaliov, an adviser to the head of Kherson Regional State Administration.
The meeting between President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople has been held in Istanbul.
During an official visit to Turkey, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky held a meeting with representatives of Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar communities and took part in the opening of a new office of the Crimean Tatar diaspora, the president’s press service has reported.
Hollywood actress Catherine Zeta-Jones has enlarged her collection of Ukrainian embroidered shirts.
Representatives of Ukraine and the United States signed a memorandum of understanding between the Defense Ministry of Ukraine and the U.S. Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA), the Embassy of Ukraine in the USA reports on Facebook.
Ukraine's State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) has opened criminal proceedings regarding the possible organization by former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko of illegal crossing through the border with the use of fake documents, the SBI has reported on its Facebook page.
The return to Ukraine of odious politicians who worked under President Viktor Yanukovych is a test of the "strength" of the new authorities and Ukrainian society itself, well-known Ukrainian writer and poet Serhiy Zhadan has said in an interview with Ukrinform.
The office of the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities announced on 5 August 2019 that it is supporting diversity training courses for civil servants in Ukraine over the coming years.
Presidential adviser Mykhailo Fedorov believes that ban on access to Russian social networks should not be lifted since there is a lot of content that has a negative impact on Ukrainians.