Raising the level of social standards and improving the quality of life of Ukrainians will be the main priority in 2019.
Society and Culture
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.
The Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA) has addressed Ukrainians living in the United States and all supporters of Ukraine together to honor the memory of the Heavenly Hundred.
Ukraine's SBU Security Service has said that reports on the expulsion of "SBU agent" Leonid Kaplun from Russia are fake, the SBU's press service has told an Ukrinform correspondent.
The Honorary Consulate of the Slovak Republic has opened in Kharkiv city.
In 2019, China will provide about 230 units of modern medical equipment for hospitals of Kherson, Ivano-Frankivsk, Vinnytsia, Zaporizhzhia and Dnipropetrovsk regions.