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The number of Ukrainians visiting Russian-occupied Crimea remains almost unchanged compared to last year, Oleh Slobodian, an aide to the chairman of the Ukrainian State Border Guard Service, has told an Ukrinform correspondent.
Head of the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine Fiona Frazer has said that investigations into the killings of activists on Independence Square in Kyiv in the winter of 2014 and violent deaths in Odesa on May 2, 2014, have been protracted and ineffective.
The sixth News Agencies World Congress (NAWC) under the motto "The Future of News" is taking place in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, on June 13-14.
Ukraine and Estonia have agreed to deepen cooperation in order to implement the concept "A state in a smartphone" by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) sent 16 trucks carrying humanitarian aid to the temporarily occupied territories of Donbas, according to the press service of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine.
The platform "Security. Women. Peace" has been launched in Ukraine to actively engage women in peacemaking processes.
Australia's Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) has released the annual Global Peace Index 2019, in which Ukraine climbed two spots, to 150th position.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the resolution on the establishment of the State Service of Ukraine on Ethnic Policy and Freedom of Conscience.
Verkhovna Rada Human Rights Commissioner Liudmyla Denisova and Russian Ombudsman Tatyana Moskalkova have discussed in Moscow the possible mutual release of detained and convicted citizens.
The EU Delegation to Ukraine and political advisers to the embassies of the EU member countries visited a central hospital and a school in the town of Myrnohrad of Donetsk region.
Ukrainians have made 42.6 million trips to the EU countries since the visa-free regime was launched.
A Ukrainian visa centre will open in London, the Embassy of Ukraine in the UK has reported on Twitter.
The number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the temporarily occupied territories of Donbas and Crimea has reached 1.384 million people, according to the Social Policy Ministry of Ukraine.