Contents tagged with Groysman

  • The Prime Minister of Ukraine believes that Ukrainians instead of foreigners should reform Ukraine

    Volodymyr Groysman, the Prime Minister of Ukraine believes that the country has begun to abuse the involvement of foreigners in power.

    “I think that after a certain period of time we started to abuse this. I believe that Ukrainians should build Ukraine. We can, with reasonable certainty invite particular, famous professionals. But generally speaking, we must build our house on our own and this is very important. Yes, we will make some mistakes, so we can do something differently than other …

  • Ukrainian Prime Minister calls for peacekeepers in the Donbas

    In his speech for the Day of Ukrainian Peacekeepers, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman called for a peacekeeping mission to be brought to the Donbas.

    “It is already the fourth year of the Russian aggression in Ukrainian territory, from which our soldiers and civilians die on a daily basis, from which the country is bearing unprecedented human, infrastructural and economic losses. Under such circumstances, our state as a reliable partner of the international peacekeeping mission calls …

  • Groysman discussed the Israeli Knesset’s recognition of the Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people

    During his visit to Israel, Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman met with the Speaker of the Knesset, Yuli-Yoel Edelstein and discussed the issue of Israel's recognition of the Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people.

    Groysman wrote the following on Facebook on Monday evening.

    "I informed the Knesset Speaker that mourning events dedicated to the 85th anniversary of the Holodomor tragedy will be held in Ukraine in 2017-2018. For Ukraine, understanding of Israel in this issue is …

  • Ukrainian Prime Minister to visit Israel on May 14th

    The Prime Minister of Ukraine, Volodymyr Groysman, will make an official visit to Israel on May 14th, IzRus reported, citing sources in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel.

    While in Israel, the head of the Ukrainian government will hold a series of meetings with politicians, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

    The Israeli Foreign Ministry noted that the meeting of the heads of government should mark the end of the crisis in relations between the two countries after Ukraine …

  • Prime Minister of Ukraine advocates the sale of 3,500 state-owned enterprises

    Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman announced his intention to sell inefficient state-owned enterprises. According to him, the move would enable Ukraine to attract additional investment and accelerate economic growth.

    "We have 3,500 state-owned enterprises in the country. It is absurd, because most of these enterprises are either inefficient, or have become feeders for corrupt officials… My position is as follows: those [enterprises] that are not of national significance and …

  • Participants of the Donbas blockade meet with Prime Minister Groysman

    On the 20th of February, participants in the blockade of trade with the territories of the Donbas not controlled by Ukraine accepted Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman’s invitation and came to the negotiation table in the hope of resolving the conflict caused by the blockade.

    The conflict between the authorities of Ukraine and war veterans in Eastern Ukraine arose after war veterans blocked several railway crossings at the end of January 2017. They are demanding the release of Ukrainian …

  • Groysman in Brussels: Oligarchs do not control the Verkhovna Rada

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Vladimir Groysman stated that today, oligarchs do not control the Ukrainian parliament.

    He said this in Brussels during the part of the conference devoted to the economic development of Ukraine.

    “Against the backdrop of there being a number of destructive political figures, the Ukrainian parliament is capable of making the necessary decisions. That’s why I think that the issue of a monopoly is a very important issue, and it must be worked on constantly, in order to …

  • Kyiv announced that Groysman will visit Israel

    The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, and the Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, held a telephone conversation, during which they discussed deepening cooperation between the two countries.

    "Within the framework of strengthening the friendship and partnership between the people of Ukraine and Israel, an agreement was reached for the Prime Minister of Ukraine to visit Israel," the Ukrainian President's press service stated. It was also reported that Poroshenko and Netanyahu " …

  • Ukrainian Prime Minister earned $147K on property rental

    The Prime Minister of Ukraine, Vladimir Groysman, in 2016 earned 4 million hryvnia ($147,000) on property rental. In an interview with, the Prime Minister said that his real estate property is his main source of income.

    "From 1995 to 2005 I was an entrepreneur that is about 10 years. I was earning money and instead of just using them, I invested them into developing a business. My property is mainly of real estate, which I purchased in the late '90s - beginning of the 2000s, as it …

  • Groysman: Scholarships for Ukrainian students will be increased significantly

    The Prime Minister of Ukraine, Volodymyr Groysman, stated that student scholarships will be increased by 2.5 times, as reported on the government’s website. As a result “A” students, and those in skill shortage areas, will get increased scholarships.

    "Our proposal is that academic scholarships to be fairly distributed with the involvement of student government. Under this proposal, those who received 800 UAH (30 USD), will receive no less than 1,100 (42 USD), and “A” students will get 1,600 …