More than 1,830 participants of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) and Joint Forces Operation (JFO) underwent medical and psychological rehabilitation in Zhytomyr region in 2018, the press service of Zhytomyr Regional State Administration reports.
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The Ukrainian side in the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) on the settlement of the situation in Donbas has demanded that a joint meeting of the group and its humanitarian subgroup be held immediately to unblock the release of Ukrainian hostages and political prisoners.
The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) calls on Canada and the international community to increase pressure on Russia to immediately release Ukrainian sailors.
Kherson City Court has extended the arrest of a high treason suspect, chief of RIA Novosti Ukraine Kirill Vyshinsky until February 16, 2019, an Ukrinform correspondent said.
Raising the level of social standards and improving the quality of life of Ukrainians will be the main priority in 2019.
Head of Cybersecurity Policy at Facebook Nathaniel Gleicher has said that Facebook removed 512 pages, groups and accounts that engaged in coordinated inauthentic behavior on Facebook and Instagram, according to Russia's Interfax news agency.
The healthcare reform changes financing principles and the quality of service provision, Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman has said.
Ukraine will conduct the first ever large-scale reconstruction of its Antarctic station “Academician Vernadsky.”
Zakarpattia region joined the national project on inclusive education in February 2018, and a total of 18 resource centers for inclusive education were set up in the region during the year.
President Petro Poroshenko is taking part in a prayer service at St. Michael's Cathedral in Zhytomyr on the occasion of receiving the tomos of autocephaly and the creation of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine.
The enthronement of the newly elected head of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine Epiphanius will be held in early February.
In the period from January 7 to January 13, 2019, eight people in Ukraine died of influenza complications, the Health Ministry’s press service reports.
First Vice Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Iryna Gerashchenko and Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine Epiphanius discussed the issues of strengthening of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine.
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has detained an anti-Ukrainian propagandist who was expelled from the Russian Federation, the SBU's press center has reported.