Ukrainian rapper Alyona Alyona, tennis player Elina Svitolina and three tech entrepreneurs have been named on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe list.
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A temporary state of emergency has been declared in Kyiv region due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Ukraine took stern lockdown measures due to the threat of Covid-19 spread and introduced a number of economic incentives for domestic businesses.
The State Border Guard Service has reported a decrease in passenger and transport traffic along the entire state border, according to the press service of the agency.
Twelve Ukrainian citizens infected with Covid-19 coronavirus are treated abroad, 744 Ukrainians have been isolated.
Health Minister of Ukraine Ilya Yemets has called for the Ukrainian business to provide assistance in preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus Covid-19.
Fourteen cases of Covid-19 infection have been confirmed in Ukraine, two of them were lethal.
17 March 2020
The National Police of Ukraine must control the number of passengers in public transport, First Deputy Chairman of Kyiv City State Administration Mykola Povoroznyk has stated.
The subways in the largest Ukrainian cities – Kyiv, Kharkiv and Dnipro – close on March 17 to counteract the possible spread of coronavirus in Ukraine.
The Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine arranges special flights and trains to evacuate Ukrainian citizens from the Czech Republic, Germany and Poland.
JSC Ukrzaliznytsia will close all railway stations from 12:00 on March 18, the company’s press service reports on Facebook.
Vice Prime Minister - Minister for Reintegration of Occupied Territories Oleksandr Reznikov has held a meeting with representatives of the International Committee of Red Cross and the United Nations in Ukraine, the ministry’s press service has written on Facebook.
Almost 86,500 people crossed the Ukrainian state border over the past day. Most of them were Ukrainians who returned home from abroad.
Eight Ukrainian citizens infected with Covid-19 coronavirus are treated abroad, 748 Ukrainians have been isolated.