OSCE SMM's report confirms gross violations of Minsk agreements, human rights by Russian militants
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry commented on the report of the Special OSCE monitoring mission (SMM) dated February 16 "Hardship for conflict-affected civilians in eastern Ukraine" during May-September, 2016, the Ministry's press-service has said.
President underlines the need for completing demarcation of Ukraine-Moldova border
President Petro Poroshenko underlines the need for completing demarcation of the Ukraine-Moldova border, including the area of Transnistria.
President honored memory of Ukrainian warriors fallen in Afghanistan
On the Day of Remembrance of Combatants in the Territory of Other States, President Petro Poroshenko took part in the ceremony of laying flowers to the Memorial complex to Ukrainians fallen in Afghanistan.
Growth of Ukraine's GDP accelerates to 4.7% in Q4, 2016
The growth of Ukraine's gross domestic product (GDP) in the fourth quarter of 2016 compared to the same period of 2015 accelerated to 4.7% compared to 2% in the third quarter, according to the State Statistics Service.
Ukraine to depend on anthracite coal another two years
Ukraine will be able to shake off dependence on anthracite coal mined in the uncontrolled territories of Donbas in 2-2,5 years. This was announced by the Energy Minister of Ukraine Ihor Nasalyk on air of ICTV channel, reports Liga.net.
President had a telephone call with President of Turkmenistan
President Petro Poroshenko congratulated Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow on having been re-elected President of Turkmenistan.
Dutch EU-Ukraine AA voting to take place next week
The news published earlier by Reuters that Dutch parliament does not plan to vote for AA between Ukraine and EU before election was withdrawn. The Netherlands will not delay the voting on Ukraine-EU Association Agreement, it will take place next week. This was reported by Reuters.
Foreign Ministry calls Sushchenko’s case fabricated and politically biased
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine called the case of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko fabricated and politically biased. This was reported on Twitter by Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marianna Betza.
President: Ukraine and Moldova agreed to restore economic cooperation
President Petro Poroshenko informed that in the course of today’s negotiations with Prime Minister of Moldova Pavel Filip and between the Ukrainian and Moldovan delegations, the parties reached an agreement to restore economic cooperation between the two countries.
Groysman to hold Cabinet meeting on St Valentine’s Day
The Cabinet meeting under the chairmanship of Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman will be held on Tuesday, February 14. This was reported in the press service of the Cabinet.
Ukrainian detainees in Russia victims of human trafficking
The Internal Affairs Ministry of Ukraine has said Ukrainian citizens who were detained in Russia in the case on international drug syndicate are victims of human traffickers.
Ukraine, Moldova sign Action Plan for 2017
Ukraine and Moldova signed the Action Plan for 2017. This was stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman during joint briefing with Moldovan Prime Minister Pavel Filip, which was broadcast by 112 Ukraine TV Channel.
Ukraine sues Russia in WTO for limiting transit of goods to Asia
Ukraine has officially sued Russia in the World Trade Organization due to the ongoing limitations of transit of Ukrainian goods. The Ministry for Economic Development reported that on Monday, February 13.
President took part in the opening of the newly built department of the central district hospital in Halych
President Petro Poroshenko took part in the opening of the newly built department of the central district hospital in Halych, Ivano-Frankivsk region.
President: Holding elections in the occupied territory under the presence of foreign troops is impossible
During the conversation with media representatives, President Petro Poroshenko emphasized that holding elections in the Ukrainian territory occupied by foreign troops was inadmissible and impossible.
Ukraine makes arrangements to buy coal from the US
According to the Minister of the Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine, Ihor Nasalyk, Ukrainian authorities are holding negations regarding the purchase of anthracite coal in the US, Korrespondent.net reported.
People rally against garbage processing plant in Lviv
A rally against the construction of a waste processing plant and against the formation of waste sorting line in the Ryasne district began in the morning on the Market Square, where Lviv City Council holds the meetings. Later the representatives of the radical organizations like Azov, Community Development and Legion Sport Club began to gather in front of the City Council. ZAXID.NET reports this.
Poroshenko to visit USA in near future
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that he soon will visit the United States. He said this during the general briefing with Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras.
No elections in Donbas until Russia withdraws its troops!
The reaction of the people of Ukraine to the recent statement of the German ambassador has clearly have been one of confusion and frustration. However, this reaction has no bearing on Ukraine-Germany relations.
President of Ukraine started a meeting with the Prime Minister of Greece
President Petro Poroshenko has started a meeting in vis-a-vis format with Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras who is on a working visit to Ukraine.
Finance Ministry expects London Court to deliver its judgement on Yanukovych debt in April
Ukrainian Ministry of Finance expects that London court will deliver the decision on Yanukovych debt in April. This was reported at the press-conference by Oleksandr Danylyuk, the Ukrainian Finance Minister.
Deputy NBU chief: dialog with PrivatBank's eurobond holders could start
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) could start dialog with holders of eurobonds of nationalized PrivatBank (Dnipro), Deputy NBU Governor Kateryna Rozhkova has said.
EU sets date for debates on visa waivers for Ukraine
The EU institutions will hold trilateral debates on visa waivers for Ukraine on February 28, according to RFE/RL correspondent in Brussels Rikard Jozwiak.
Trump and Stoltenberg discussed the conflict in Ukraine
U.S. President Donald Trump and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg discussed options for a peaceful solution to the conflict in Ukraine during a telephone conversation on February 5, the White House says.
Dzhemilev: Crimean Tatars are waiting for the Crimea to become Ukrainian again
Crimean Tatars living in the Crimea are waiting for the peninsula to become Ukrainian again as was stated by the leader of the Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Dzhemilev on February 4, during a Crimean Tatar Evening in Ankara, according to a Crimean News Agency.
Government decreases social limits for heat, gas and power consumption from May 1
Ukraine's Cabinet of Ministers has reduced social limits for heat, gas and electricity consumption from May 1, 2017.
Ukraine's referendum on joining NATO: Questions and answers
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko wants to hold a referendum on Ukraine's accession to NATO being confident that the majority of Ukrainians support the Alliance. Just whether such plebiscite brings us so treasured membership, which the head of state always calls Ukraine's strategic goal? We answer to some common questions about the NATO referendum and its role.
President of Ukraine and Chancellor of Germany: Partnership of Ukraine and Germany has reached an unprecedented level of trust
President Petro Poroshenko is satisfied with the dynamics of the Ukraine-German relations at the highest level. “This is the tenth visit and our tenth meeting with Ms. Chancellor".
SBU names reason for lifting ban for Przemysl mayor to visit Ukraine
Robert Homa can freely visit Ukraine again.
Ukrainian participants of Donbas war set checkpoint to stop railway connection with occupied territories
According to the Deputy of Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian Parliament) and former commander of the Donbas volunteer battalion, Semen Semenchenko, veterans of the Ukrainian war have blocked the passage of trains to separatist-held territories, as stated in his Facebook post.