More than 30% of Ukrainians do not support mass protests in Ukraine, according to a survey conducted by the Ukrainian Institute for Social Research named after Oleksandr Yaremenko and the Social Monitoring Center.
Society and Culture
The state budget for the next year envisages UAH 1 billion for the construction of rural clinics, the press service of the Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities Ministry reports.
On Friday, December 14, the Ukrainian community presents a national culture at the International Charity Christmas Festival in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
The Ukrainian Film Days festival took place in the city of Porto, Portugal, the press service of the Ukrainian Consulate in the city of Porto reports.
Verkhovna Rada Chairman Andriy Parubiy has met with a member of the Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, Metropolitan Ambrosios (Zografos) of Korea.
The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate (UOC-KP) has selected a candidate for the post of primate of the local Ukrainian Orthodox Church from the diocese, UOC-KP spokesman, Archbishop Yevstratiy (Zorya) has said.
USAID is launching a new project on developing the service delivery system in Donetsk and Lugansk regions, including a network of administrative service centers for the population.
The Ecumenical Patriarch will hand over a Tomos of Autocephaly to the future primate of the local Orthodox Church in Ukraine in Constantinople on January 6, 2019.
More than a third of internally displaced persons (38%) are not ready to return to their homes after the end of hostilities in eastern Ukraine, according to the National Monitoring System Report on the Situation of Internally Displaced Persons for September 2018, which was made available to Ukrinform.
In Mariupol, the representatives of the embassies of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia in Ukraine have discussed the joint counteraction to Russian propaganda and outlined the areas of cultural cooperation.
On the evening of December 12, a protest rally "Support Ukraine" was held near the Russian embassy in Bratislava in support of Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov and other political prisoners illegally imprisoned in Russia.
The Third Disciplinary Chamber of the High Council of Justice has decided to bring three judges to disciplinary liability and apply to them a disciplinary sanction in the form of a motion for dismissal.
Another 13 persons, convicted in 2014, have been transferred from the occupied Donetsk to serve their sentence in the territories controlled by Ukraine.