Society and Culture

12 March 2020

Ukrainian sailor released by pirates - Kuleba

Ukrainian sailor released by pirates - Kuleba

Crew members of the Alpine Penelope ship, including a Ukrainian sailor, captured by pirates off the coast of Nigeria, have been freed, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has said.

11 March 2020

Ukraine imposes nationwide coronavirus quarantine

Ukraine imposes nationwide coronavirus quarantine

Ukraine's Cabinet of Ministers has approved a final plan to fight the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus infection in the country, which envisages a three-week nationwide quarantine in educational institutions and a ban on the holding of mass events.

10 March 2020

UIA cancels series of flights to 16 countries

UIA cancels series of flights to 16 countries

Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) cancels series of flights to Italy and 15 other countries due to coronavirus outbreak. The frequency of domestic flights will also be reviewed.

International conference canceled in Odesa due to threat of coronavirus

International conference canceled in Odesa due to threat of coronavirus

The 3rd international conference on problems of the Black Sea region entitled "The Odesa Debate" has been canceled because of the complicated epidemiological situation caused by the spread of the coronavirus, Odesa Regional State Administration's press service has told Ukrinform.

Protection of women's rights among priorities for Ukraine – Kyslytsia

Protection of women's rights among priorities for Ukraine – Kyslytsia

Ukraine has a firm position that efforts at the United Nations to protect women's rights and empowerment should be a priority task, and therefore fully endorses the UN General Assembly's political declaration approved on Monday to support the Beijing process, according to Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN Serhiy Kyslytsia.

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03 March 2020

Ex-commander of Aidar battalion released from custody

Ex-commander of Aidar battalion released from custody

Former Ukrainian MP and former commander of the Aidar battalion Serhiy Melnychuk, who was detained in Greece, has been released from custody, Director of the Consular Service Department of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry Serhiy Pohoreltsev has told Ukrinform.

02 March 2020

Flu activity declining in Kyiv - city administration

Flu activity declining in Kyiv - city administration

The influenza and acute respiratory viral infection (ARVI) rate declined by 5.7% in the city of Kyiv over the ninth week of 2020 (February 24-March 1), according to First Deputy Head of Kyiv City State Administration Mykola Povoroznyk.

29 February 2020

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