President on the return of funds stolen by former senior officials to the state budget: This is a restoration of justice
President Petro Poroshenko held a meeting with Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko and NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov and thanked them for a marvelous work on the return of funds stolen by former senior officials. “It is very important that we finally do not hype our intentions, but report on the results. And the result is 40 billion hryvnias transferred to the state budget,” the President emphasized.
Ukraine fighting corruption, but somewhat slowly – IMF
Ukraine is moving forward in its fight against corruption, but the changes have been somewhat slow, First Deputy Managing Director of the IMF David Lipton said in an interview with Tyzhden.ua.
President dismisses Doroshenko from Kyrgyzstan ambassador post
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has dismissed Mykola Doroshenko from the post of ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic, the text of relevant decree No. 117/2017 dated April was published on the president's website.
Agrarian unions support launch of land market from 2024
Agrarian associations support lifting restrictions on land purchase and sale from 2024, deputy chairman of the Ukrainian Agrarian Council Mykhailo Sokolov said at the Agri Invest Forum 2017.
SBU searching Ukrgazvydobuvannia office
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) is conducting a search in the office of PJSC Ukrgazvydobuvannia, the company's press service has reported.
Presidents of Ukraine and Belarus prayed for peace
In the course of the working visit to the Republic of Belarus, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko visited Church of St. Michael together with President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko. The two leaders prayed for peace and prosperity of Ukrainian and Belarusian people.
President: Kyiv-Minsk line is an axis of good, friendship and peace
Ukraine-Belarus border was, is and will always be a border of friendship, good neighborliness and reliable partnership. A border of peace. And nobody will ever set Ukraine against Belarus. It was stated by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during the joint commemoration of Chornobyl accident with President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko.
President: Coreper adopted a historic decision to grant visa-free regime for Ukraine
President Petro Poroshenko informed on a decision by COREPER to grant visa-free regime for Ukrainians.
NBU declares Diamantbank insolvent
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) on April 24 recognized Diamantbank (Kyiv) insolvent, according to the central bank's website.
President: UN ICJ urged Russia to fully implement the Minsk agreements
The International Court of Justice urged Russia to fully implement the Minsk agreements having recognized it a party to the Minsk process, not an intermediary. For the first time, this recognition is not a political, but legal assessment. It was stated by President Petro Poroshenko at the meeting with Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration Kostiantyn Yelisieiev and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Olena Zerkal.
President at the meeting with UK Prime Minister: Great Britain is one of the most valuable and reliable partners of Ukraine
President Petro Poroshenko thanked for a strong and reliable position of Great Britain in support of sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine due to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Russian aggression in the east of our country.
IMF offers recipe for Ukraine's pension system
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it is early to introduce defined contribution (DC) plans in Ukraine, according to the Ukrainian economic news portal Ekonomichna Pravda (EP).
Kyiv's Pechersky district court backs PGO petition to arrest Ukrtelecom, TriMob shares
Kyiv's Pechersky district court on April 13, 2017 satisfied a petition of Ukrainian Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) seeking to arrest shares of Ukrtelecom and TriMob, Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko has said.
Fatherland party registered draft decree on unsuccessful performance of Cabinet of Ministers
All-Ukrainian Union "Fatherland" submitted a draft order on recognition of unsuccessful performance of Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman. Draft decree #6385 was published on parliament’s website.
Naftogaz's charter capital grows by almost US$1.1 bln
The charter capital of NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine has grown by UAH 30 billion, or US$1.1 billion, to UAH 190.15 billion, or $7.07 billion, according to Ukraine's National Securities and the Stock Market Commission.
Rada green-lights resignation of privatization agency's head
Ukraine's parliament has voted to authorize the resignation of head of the State Property Fund (SPF) Ihor Bilous.
Foreign Ministry protests against today’s arrests of Crimean Tatars in Crimea
Ukraine is outraged at new cases of political repressions and persecutions that Russian government imposes on Crimean Tatars in the Russian-occupied peninsula. The country’s foreign ministry said that in the commentary on the issue on Tuesday evening.
President: Ukraine will not retreat in the issue of reforms
President Petro Poroshenko highlighted Ukraine’s commitment to the implementation of reforms, development of capable state institutions, reinforcement of civil society and creation of preconditions for economic growth of the state.
President of Ukraine conducted consultations with U.S. Secretary of State
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko conducted phone consultations with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on the eve of American-Russian negotiations in Moscow.
President thanked Martin Schulz for his personal contribution to the EU’s granting visa-free regime for Ukrainian citizens
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a phone call with Chairman of the Social Democratic Party of Germany, former President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz.
Ukraine should buy anthracite anywhere but from Russia – Groysman
Due to the deficit of anthracite coal, which arose as a result of the blockade of the temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, Ukraine should import it from various countries, except for the aggressor state Russia, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman told his annual press conference.
Naftogaz signs memorandum on cooperation on sharing of gas transmission network with two international companies
Naftogaz national joint-stock company and Ukrtransgaz public joint-stock company signed memorandum on understanding regarding evaluation of potential cooperation in using and developing Ukrainian gas transmission network with Italian Snam S. p.A. and Slovakian Eustream a.s.
Head of Ukraine's National Bank resigns
Chairwoman of Ukraine’s National Bank Valeriya Gontareva has officially resigned. She reported this at Monday briefing in Kyiv, thus confirming rumors about her leaving the office, which the media have been widely discussing for more than a month now.
President met with heads of leading Danish companies
In the course of the official visit to Denmark, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with representatives of the leading Danish companies.
National Bank of Ukraine receives funds from IMF
National Bank of Ukraine receives IMF money on its accounts. This was reported by the press service of the National Bank.
European Parliament debates on visa-lib for Ukraine – online broadcast
The European Parliament is having debates on granting Ukraine with visa-free regime now, on Wednesday, April 5.
Political experts call Groysman's Cabinet the government of stabilization and economic restoration
Political experts note that the government of Volodymyr Groysman has made a stake on solving social issues, stabilizing and restoring economic growth during one year of its work.
European Parliament to hold debates on visa free regime for Ukraine
On April 5, the European Parliament will host the debates about granting Ukraine visa free regime. The EU Delegation in Ukraine reported this at Facebook on Wednesday.
IMF releases Memorandum on Ukraine’s economic and financial policy
The International Monetary Fund published the Memorandum on the economic and financial policy of Ukraine. The document emerged during the third phase of the ongoing revision of EFF program.
President met with the Prime Minister of Latvia
In the framework of the official visit to Latvia, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held negotiations with Prime Minister of Latvia Māris Kučinskis.