U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch met with activist Oleh Mykhailyk in Odesa on February 25, according to the Twitter account of the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv.
Society and Culture
This morning, a banner reading “Russia, push off! Crimea is our home” was hung over a road in Simferopol city in occupied Crimea.
Five years ago, on 26 February 2014, a several thousand strong rally of pro-Ukrainian activists and Crimean Tatars in support of the territorial integrity of Ukraine and against holding an extraordinary session of the Supreme Council of Crimea took place in Simferopol.
Kyiv's Pechersky District Court has chosen the measure of restraint in the form of detention for the former chief of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Volodymyr Zamana, Ukrinform reports.
Ukraine's public broadcaster (PJSC National Public Broadcasting Company of Ukraine) and singer MARUV, who won the national election for the Eurovision Song Contest 2019, have not reached agreement on participation in the international competition for a number of reasons, according to a statement posted on the website of the broadcaster.
Six parties would have the greatest chance of winning seats on the Verkhovna Rada if the parliamentary election were held in mid-February, according to a survey conducted by Kyiv International Institute of Sociology (KIIS).
If the presidential election in Ukraine were held in mid-February, comedian Volodymyr Zelensky and incumbent President Petro Poroshenko would go to the run-off, with Batkivshchyna Party leader Yulia Tymoshenko staying in third place, according to a survey conducted by Kyiv International Institute of Sociology (KIIS).
Acting Health Minister of Ukraine Ulana Suprun has reached the agreements with Health and Family Welfare Minister of India Jagat Prakash Nadda on the intensification of the dialogue between the health ministries of the two countries.
The National Health Service of Ukraine will employ more than 150 freelance experts to assess the level of provision of medical services in the country, the Health Ministry’s press service reported.
The visit of U.S. guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook to Odesa symbolizes the strength of the partnership between Ukraine and the United States, according to U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch.
Ukrainians in Australia represent Ukraine at Pako Festa 2019, the multicultural festival in Geelong (the state of Victoria, Australia), the Embassy of Ukraine in Australia has reported.
The directorate of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) in Odesa region has approved notices of suspicion for seven Russian servicemen due to their attack on Ukrainian sailors in the Kerch Strait, Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) spokesperson Andriy Lysenko has reported on his Facebook page.
Tourism and resort opportunities of Lviv region were represented at the International Fair of Tourism in Belgrade, according to the tourism and resort department of the Lviv Regional State Administration.
Ukrainian singer MARUV has won the Ukrainian national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2019, an Ukrinform correspondent said.