About 20 mln Ukrainians to be vaccinated against COVID-19 at expense of budget.

Ukraine expects 8 million doses in the first half of 2021.

Kyiv confirms 1,541 new COVID-19 cases

Kyiv city reported 1,541 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours. Fifteen people died, according to Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko.

Prosecutor's office of Crimea initiates proceedings against Coop Himmelblau Austrian architectural bureau – MFA.

The Prosecutor's Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea has initiated criminal proceedings against representatives of the Coop Himmelblau Austrian architectural bureau, which is involved in the construction of an opera house in Russian-occupi...

Kuleba at UN: Ukraine ready to contribute to global food security.

At a time when the pandemic has created a huge burden for all of humanity in many sectors, Ukraine is ready to join the strengthening of global food security, as well as other efforts that can accelerate the recovery process.

Number of new COVID-19 cases Ukraine sees in day decreasing.

Ukraine recorded 13,825 new coronavirus(COVID-19)cases, 14,724 recoveries, and 226 deaths as of Saturday morning, Ukrainian Health Minister Maksym Stepanov said on Facebook.

Parliament speaker says disbanding of government not on the table.

No motion regarding the prime minister's dismissal has been tabled in parliament yet.

Ukraine urges intl community to increase pressure on Russia – MFA statement on 26th anniversary of Budapest Memorandum.

Kyiv continues to consider the Budapest Memorandum as a political and legal base for ensuring Ukraine's security by the United States, Great Britain, as well as France and China, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Moscow starts mass Covid-19 vaccination with its Sputnik V shot.

Scientists concerned about speed Russia gave regulatory go-ahead before full trials to test its safety and efficacy completed

Ukraine records 13,825 new coronavirus cases

As of December 5, Ukraine has reported 801,716 COVID-19 cases, including 13,825 new coronavirus cases confirmed in past 24 hours.

Enemy sniper wounds Ukrainian soldier near Luhanske.

On December 4, the armed formations of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries violated the ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation(JFO)area in Donbas twice.

Moscow Starts Mass COVID-19 Vaccination With Its Sputnik V Shot.

Moscow began distributing the Sputnik V COVID-19 shot via 70 clinics on Saturday, marking Russia's first mass vaccination against the disease, the city's coronavirus task force said.

Handziuk case: Kyiv court extends arrest of Manger and Levin.

They will be remanded in custody until February 1.

Brexit: Johnson and von der Leyen to hold talks as deal goes to the wire.

Negotiators failed to reach agreement in London as pressure for no-deal contingency plan intensifies

Trump Plan Junked, Obama-Era Shield On Immigrants Back;Indians Benefit.

Reversing the decision of the outgoing Trump administration, a federal court has ordered full reinstatement of an Obama-era programme that protects undocumented immigrants brought to the US as minors...

Ukraine reports one soldier wounded by enemy sniper amid two ceasefire violations on Dec 4.

The situation is under full control of the Ukrainian military.

Kuwait Holds Parliamentary Election Under Shadow Of Virus.

Kuwaitis went to the polls on Saturday in a parliamentary election overshadowed by Covid-19, with facilities laid on for citizens infected with the disease to vote in special polling stations.

COVID-19: Over 13,800 new active cases reported as of Dec 5.

The total number of confirmed cases has reached 801,716.

Serbian Orthodox Church Head Hospitalized For COVID-19 Month After Predecessor Died.

The acting head of the Serbian Orthodox Church was hospitalized on December 4 after testing positive for coronavirus, the church’s information service said. 

Ukraine hopes to join NATO by 2030 - Foreign Ministry.

Ukraine could become a NATO member before 2030, Ukrainian First Deputy Foreign Minister Emine Dzhaparova said.

Liability for lying in declarations is still not as tough as we would like – Zelensky.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky notes the importance of restoring criminal liability for false information in electronic declarations, but he would like it to be tougher.

NACP head asks Zelensky to veto bill to restore responsibility for inaccurate declaration.

Head of the National Agency on Corruption Prevention(NACP)Oleksandr Novikov sent an official letter to President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, in which he asks the head of state to veto bill No. 4460-d to restore responsibility for declaring in...

Zelensky believes Ukraine does not need lockdown in Dec, but it can be in Jan.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky is confident that Ukraine does not need to introduce a lockdown in December to contain the spread of coronavirus(COVID-19)disease, but there is a possibility of such a scenario in January.

18 Miners Killed In Coal Mine Accident In China

Eighteen people have died after being trapped in a mine in China's southwestern city of Chongqing, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday, the region's second such accident in just over two...

«Soft Power Propaganda Tools» : US Ends Exchange Programs With China.

The US State Department said on Friday it has ended five cultural exchange programs with China, calling them "soft power propaganda tools."

As China Restricts Access To Tibet, US Urges Nations To Make Laws Over It.

Slamming China for its "repressive" regime in Tibet, a top American diplomat has urged other countries to pass their own versions of a US law that calls for denying access to the US for Chinese...