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EU welcomes adoption of laws crucial for judicial reform

EU welcomes adoption of laws crucial for judicial reform

The European Union welcomes that the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted two laws within judicial reform, including the establishment of the High Qualifications Commission of Judges and the High Council of Justice, and called the move a way to strengthen the EU–Ukraine strategic partnership.

Ukraine reports 737 new coronavirus cases

Ukraine reports 737 new coronavirus cases

Ukraine has recorded 737 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 2,243,605, the Ukrainian Health Ministry has reported on Facebook.

15 July 2021

Ukraine bans sale of drugs to children under 14

Ukraine bans sale of drugs to children under 14

The Verkhovna Rada has adopted Law No. 5122 "On the introduction of amendments to Article 21 of the Law of Ukraine 'On Medicinal Products' concerning the ban on the sale of medicinal products to children under 14 years of age."

Kyiv sets 12 temperature records this summer

Kyiv sets 12 temperature records this summer

The night of Wednesday into Thursday has turned out to be the hottest in Kyiv city on record since 1881, according to the Central Geophysical Observatory named after Borys Sreznevskyi.

Slovenia allows entry to Ukrainian tourists

Slovenia allows entry to Ukrainian tourists

Slovenia has allowed temporary entry for Ukrainian tourists if they have a negative COVID-19 test result, a vaccination certificate or medical proof that indicates the holder has recovered from the disease.

Ukraine reports 623 new coronavirus cases

Ukraine reports 623 new coronavirus cases

Ukraine has recorded 623 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 2,242,868, the Ukrainian Health Ministry has reported on Facebook.

14 July 2021

Parliament passes law on High Council of Justice reform

Parliament passes law on High Council of Justice reform

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has passed the Law of Ukraine "On Amendments to Certain Laws of Ukraine Concerning the Procedure of Election (​Appointment) to the Positions of Members of the High Council of Justice and Activities of Disciplinary Inspectors of the High Council of Justice", which sets forth the agency reform.

Ukraine reports 547 new coronavirus cases

Ukraine reports 547 new coronavirus cases

Ukraine has recorded 547 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 2,242,245, the Ukrainian Health Ministry has reported on Facebook.

13 July 2021

Kyiv records hottest night since 1922

Kyiv records hottest night since 1922

The night of Sunday into Monday has turned out to be the hottest in Kyiv city since 1922, according to the Central Geophysical Observatory named after Borys Sreznevskyi.

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