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Poroshenko: Every Ukrainian will benefit from new law on currency

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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko says that every entrepreneur and citizen of Ukraine will benefit from a new law on currency.

Transport strategy to achieve transit potential of Ukraine – Kistion

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The transport strategy of Ukraine until 2030, which has been recently approved by the Cabinet of Ministers, is aimed to achieve the transit potential of Ukraine.

Militants violated ceasefire in eastern Ukraine 29 times in last day

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Militants launched 29 attacks on Ukrainian positions in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in eastern Ukraine over the past day.

Sentsov has problems with kidneys and heart - lawyer

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Ukrainian political prisoner Oleg Sentsov, who has been onhunger strike since May 14, has problems with his kidneys and heart.

NBU expects acceleration of economic growth in second quarter of 2018

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The National Bank of Ukraine expects a moderate acceleration in the growth of the Ukrainian economy in the second quarter of 2018.

Putin using aggression against Ukraine as battering ram against Europe – Turchynov

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The leadership of the Russian Federation is using aggression against Ukraine as a battering ram against Europe, provoking a split in the unity of the EU countries.

Two more airlines to be established in Ukraine – infrastructure minister

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Two new airlines with Ukrainian and international capital will be established in Ukraine.

U.S. Embassy calls on Russia to provide access to Ukrainian prisoners

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The Embassy of the United States of America in Ukraine has called on the Russian Federation to grant access to all Ukrainian political prisoners, including film director Oleg Sentsov.

Poroshenko, Putin discuss political prisoners and UN peacekeepers in telephone conversation

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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has held a telephone conversation with President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, during which he called for the release of Ukrainian political prisoners.

Ukraine’s Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry: Japan interested in Ukrainian food products

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The Ukrainian food products enjoying the greatest demand of Japanese consumers have been identified.

Parliament approves law on creation of High Anti-Corruption Court

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The Verkhovna Rada has approved the law on the establishment of the High Anti-Corruption Court.

Parliament passes law on national security

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The Verkhovna Rada on Thursday, June 21, approved the draft law on the national security of Ukraine.

President appoints State Secretary of Economy Ministry to Supervisory Board of Ukreximbank

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President Petro Poroshenko has appointed State Secretary of the Economic Development and Trade Ministry Oleksiy Perevezentsev a member of the Supervisory Board of Ukreximbank.

G7 Ambassadors concerned over situation of Sentsov and other Ukrainian detainees in Russia

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G7 Ambassadors expressed their concern about the situation of Oleg Sentsov and other Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia and called for their release through the exchange of detainees.

Latvia to continue healthcare program for Ukrainian servicepersons – Herashchenko

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First Deputy Verkhovna Rada Chairperson Iryna Herashchenko says that Latvia will continue the program on providing healthcare assistance to Ukrainian servicemen.

World marks International Yoga Day

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The International Day of Yoga was declared unanimously by theUnited NationsGeneral Assemblyresolution No. 69/131 of 11 December 2014 on the initiative of India. The theme for Yoga Day 2018 is "Yoga for Peace."

Groysman thanks Lithuania for supporting Ukraine in EU and NATO

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Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman has met with Foreign Minister of the Republic of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius and thanked him for sustaining Ukraine's position in the EU and NATO.

Birmingham shot of the day: Svitolina’s backhand rocket

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Elina Svitolina’s backhand rocket has been recognized the best shot of the day at the Nature Valley Classic tennis tournament in Birmingham, the UK.

Extreme fire hazard remains in Ukraine – State Emergency Service

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On June 21-22, an extreme level of fire hazard is expected throughout the territory of Ukraine.

Deposit Guarantee Fund accumulated UAH 15 bln

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As of June 1, 2018, the funds accumulated by the Deposit Guarantee Fund of Ukraine amounted to UAH 15.106 billion, according to the fund's press service.

Finance Ministry replenishes state budget with UAH 9.49 bln from government bonds sale

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The Finance Ministry of Ukraine replenished the state budget with $305.147 million and UAH 1.456 billion from the sale of government domestic loan bonds on June 19.

Russian ombudswoman plans to visit Vyshynsky in detention center on June 23

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On June 23, Russian human rights commissioner Tatyana Moskalkova plans to visit the chief of the RIA Novosti Ukraine news agency, Kyrylo Vyshynsky, who was arrested in Ukraine on charges of high treason.

General Staff: Foreign instructors have trained thousands of Ukrainian soldiers

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American military instructors have trained 11 battalions in Ukraine, while the instructors from Canada and the UK have trained 6,000 and 8,000 more Ukrainian soldiers, respectively.

Ukraine, Turkey agree 90% of positions on free trade area – Kubiv

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Ukraine and Turkey have already considered more than 21,500 positions on a free trade agreement.

US commends Ukraine for adopting law on anti-corruption court

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The United States has commended Ukraine for adopting a law to establish an independent anti-corruption court and reminded of the need to take additional steps to improve the efficiency of the fight against corruption.