Politics

Kyiv fulfills only 41% of tasks under Ukraine-EU deal in 2017

UNIAN

The Verkhovna Rada performed the worst: the parliament coped with only 33% of tasks assigned.

UK Foreign Secretary to Russia: No country, however large, can dismember its neighbour without co...

UNIAN

Russia broke so many international agreements that listing them all is a challenge, Johnson says.

Law on Donbas reintegration published in parliamentary newspaper

UkrInform

The law on the peculiarities of the state policy on ensuring Ukraine's state sovereignty over temporarily occupied territories in Donetsk and Luhansk regions has been published in the Ukrainian parliament's Holos Ukrainy newspaper.

Meeting of Ukrainian consul with illegally detained Pavlo Hryb held in Russia for the first time ...

UkrInform

On Thursday, February 22, a meeting of the Ukrainian consul with theillegally detained citizen of Ukraine,Pavlo Hryb, was held.

"Clearing political field": Expert on why Poroshenko might favor snap elex

UNIAN

A political scientist assumes that with through early elections Poroshenko might try to get rid of hesitant political allies.

Poroshenko: We should create all conditions for Ukrainian scientists not to leave the country

UkrInform

Ukraine must create all conditions necessary for its scientists not to leave the country.

U.S. comments on death of Ukrainian medic in Donbas conflict zone, calls on Russia to cease violence

UNIAN

The military nurse was killed in a shelling by militants in Luhansk region Feb 20.

Dutch lower house votes to end 'Ukraine-type' referendums

UNIAN

The bill was submitted by Dutch Minister of the Interior Kasja Ollongren.

Operation "Crimea is Ours"

UNIAN

The Yanukovych trial was anticipated for these four long years only because everyone wished to hear the truth about how the Russian annexation of Crimea had actually taken place since high-ranking witnesses are likely to voice facts under oath rather than some speculations.

Rada to hear Gontareva report, appoint new NBU Head Mar 1 – Parubiy

UNIAN

Valeriya Gontareva is expected to address the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, with a report on her work as NBU head.

Court rejects request from Yanukovych's lawyers to question Poroshenko again

UkrInform

Obolonsky District Court of Kyiv has rejected a petition from former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych's defense team to question incumbent President Petro Poroshenko in the case on the ex-president's high treason, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

FM Czaputowicz says Donbas war threatens Poland's security

UNIAN

Poland sees great importance in observing the principle of countries' sovereignty and territorial integrity.

Ukraine's Gen. Staff says ATO over, new Operation in Donbas kicking off

UNIAN

The headquarters of the "United Forces" will be headed by a "man with combat experience."

Council of Europe approves four-year action plan for Ukraine

UkrInform

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe approved the Action Plan for Ukraine for 2018-2021, where the promotion for implementation of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement was for the first time indicated on the initiative of the Ukrainian side.

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State calls on Ukrainian parliament to pass law on national security

UkrInform

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan states that the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine should adopt a law on national security as soon as possible that provides for the introduction of civil control over the defense sector.

Corruption eats away at fabric of Ukrainian society – U.S. diplomat

UNIAN

If Ukraine successfully wages a campaign to defeat corruption, it will disprove Russian propaganda depicting a failed Ukraine.

Poroshenko, Sullivan discuss prospects for UN force in Donbas

UkrInform

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan have discussed the situation in Donbas, prospects for the deployment of a UN peacekeeping force, the law on Donbas reintegration and sanctions against Russia.

Saakashvili banned from entering Ukraine for three years

UkrInform

Ukrainian border guards have banned former Georgian President and leader of the Movement of New Forces party Mikheil Saakashvili from entering Ukraine for three years - until February 13, 2021.

Foreign Minister of Albania Ditmir Bushati pays visit to Ukraine

UkrInform

On February 21-23, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Albania Ditmir Bushati will be on an official visit to Ukraine.

CoE approves Action Plan for Ukraine worth EUR 29.5 mln

UNIAN

The Council of Europe will continue to provide Ukraine with assistance in reforming the judicial system, law enforcement agencies, as well as in the areas of decentralization and combating corruption.