Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed Law of Ukraine No. 2145-VІІІ "On Education," which was adopted by the Verkhovna Rada on September 5, 2017, the press service of the head of state has reported.
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Having annexed Crimea, the Russian Federation introduced the educational standards to restrict the right of ethnic Ukrainians residing on the peninsula to be educated in their native language.
Since the beginning of 2017, about 2.5 million citizens of Ukraine have received biometric passports.
American singer Rihanna has chosen a dress by Ukrainian brand Marianna Senchina to appear at the presentation of her debut makeup line Fenty Beauty by Rihanna in Madrid.
British singer Paloma Faith presented a new music video for Crybaby song, which was shot in Kyiv.
A March of Peace, directed "against aggressive hostilities by Russia, the DPRK and other countries," was held on the central avenue in Lithuania's capital, Vilnius, on September 24, one of the organizers, Irina Kalmykova, has told an Ukrinform reporter.
The "Semena case" is similar to the "Umerov case" not only because of the same accusation, but also due to the methods of investigators.
The European Parliament (EP) is scheduled to hold a roundtable meeting next week to discuss alleged "human rights violations, restrictions on freedom of speech and political repression in Ukraine."
The Ukrainian community is invited to join the Kyiv Days in Istanbul event, which will take place on September 22-23.
The Greencubator project in field of green energy, founded by the Zinchenko brothers, has won the Bright Award 2017 of the Stanford University.
Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has announced the cancellation of his official visit to Ukraine because of the law on education approved by the Verkhovna Rada.
The questioning of former Chief of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) Valentyn Nalyvaichenko lasted more than three hours, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
Maryna Poroshenko, Brigitte Macron agree on cooperation in development of inclusive learning environment
The first ladies of Ukraine and France, Maryna Poroshenko and Brigitte Macron, have agreed on cooperation between the two countries in the development of inclusive learning environment.
Over 30,000 pilgrims from 12 countries have arrived in Uman, Cherkasy region, to celebrate the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah).