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President: Ukraine does not cave in to blackmail and Russia sees this.

President Volodymyr Zelensky assures that Ukraine does not cave in to blackmail but finds a balance for the Trilateral Contract Group meetings.

Kyiv, 22 regions not ready for lifting COVID-19 curbs – health ministry.

Only two regions, namely Kirovohrad and Kherson, are ready for lifting COVID-19 curbs.

‘We gave our sweat and blood’: Palm oil labour abuses linked to world’s top brands, banks.

An AP investigation found an invisible workforce consisting of millions of laborers, many of them enduring various forms of exploitation, with the most serious abuses including child labor, outright slavery and allegations of rape.

Ukrainian, Slovak ministers sign bilateral documents in Bratislava.

During an official visit of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky to Slovakia, a number of Ukrainian-Slovak documents have been signed.

UK Finance Minister Rishi Sunak's Stunning Rise Despite Coronavirus Chaos.

Rishi Sunak's appointment as Britain's finance minister after only five years in politics raised eyebrows because of his age and relative inexperience.

Fire-Hit Oil Supertanker Owner To Pay $1.8 Million To Sri Lanka

The owners of the New Diamond supertanker which caught fire with a cargo of two million barrels of oil aboard have agreed to pay 340 million rupees ($1.84 million) to Sri Lanka for its help in...

Almost 5,000 COVID-19 cases, 97 fatalities reported in occupied Crimea since start of pandemic.

In total, 315 COVID-19 cases were recorded in the past three days.

EU responds to secret inauguration of Lukashenko

The inauguration of President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko that took place secretly on September 23 at the Palace of Independence in Minsk is devoid of any democratic legitimacy as High Representative of the European Union Josep Borrell reported.

NBU predicts actual budget deficit at 6-6.5% of GDP in 2020

The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) expects an actual budget deficit in 2020 at the level of 6-6.5% of GDP instead of the 7.5% foreseen in the forecast, Deputy Governor of the NBU Dmytro Sologub has said.

NBU expects surplus of Ukraine's current account to reach nil in H1 2020.

The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) expects a decrease in the surplus of the current account of the balance of payments in the second half of 2020 to nil, Deputy Governor of the NBU Dmytro Sologub has said.

Zelensky: Ukraine now seeing second wave of COVID-19.

The president pledges the Ukrainian borders will be opened for international travel as soon as the situation improves.

Zelensky: Ukraine, Slovakia have shared vision of risks posed by Nord Stream 2.

Ukraine and Slovakia have a shared vision of Europe's energy security and the risks posed by the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project.

“Vitaly is forced to confess to untruths in prison.” The wife of the political prisoner Shkliarov commented on his arrest for the first time

The wife of the Belarusian political strategist Vitaly Shkliarov is not allowed to see him in the pre-trial detention center, despite the diplomatic passport of a State Department employee

Activist Predicts Navalny Will Need Month To Regain Fitness.

The activist who helped bring Aleksei Navalny to Germany for treatment after he was poisoned has predicted the Kremlin critic will need a month to regain full fitness.

State Property Fund puts Ukrspyrt's third distillery up for sale.

The auction will be held via the ProZorro.Sale e-platform.

Ukraine, Slovakia to cooperate in development of multimodal transport between Asia, EU.

Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Vladyslav Krykliy and Minister of Transport and Construction of the Slovak Republic Andrej Doležal signed a memorandum of cooperation within the Silk Road Economic Belt.

Slovakia pledges support for EU sanctions against Russia.

Slovakia continues to support the EU's sanctions policy against the Russian Federation and condemns the violation of the territorial integrity of Ukraine.

Specific date of Normandy Four meeting unknown yet

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky does not know the specific date of the meeting of advisers to the leaders of the Normandy format countries but assures that it is being prepared.

EU slams Belarus president’s ‘inauguration,’ says it will only deepen crisis.

Thousands of Belarus citizens have taken part in more than six weeks of rallies against the authoritarian leader's reelection, which the opposition says was rigged.

Self-government of Medical Professions from the Verkhovna Rada: Liberation from Slavery or Enslavement?.

On Thursday, September 24, at 15.00, the Interfax-Ukraine News Agency's press center will host a press conference entitled "Self-government of Medical Professions from the Verkhovna Rada: Liberation from Slavery or Enslavement?" Participants inclu...

Zelensky elaborates on fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

The Ukrainian leader says countering COVID-19 is the test for every country.

President of Ukraine got himself acquainted with the course of exercises «Joint Efforts - 2020» in the Mykolaiv and Kherson regions: Our military work at the highest level.

During a working trip to the Mykolaiv and Kherson regions, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyi watched the course of the strategic command and staff exercises "Joint Efforts - 2020", which are held with the involvement of certain military com...

2,500 Swiss students quarantined for coronavirus after off-campus partying.

Swiss health authorities have ordered a quarantine for a staggering 2,500 students at a prestigious hospitality management school.

G7 Ambassadors to Ukraine look forward to continue work with Zelensky, his team in support of reforms.

The ambassadors of the G7 countries to Ukraine look forward to continuing to work with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and his team to support reforms in Ukraine.

Kosovo Tribunal Says War Crimes Suspect Mustafa Taken Into Custody.

The Specialized Prosecutor's Office in Kosovo has arrested the former head of the intelligence service of the Kosovo Security Force, Salih Mustafa, on the basis of an arrest warrant and a confirmed indictment issued by a pretrial judge of the Koso...

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