• US assistant Secretary of State to visit Ukraine

    The press service of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine announced that new Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Aaron Wess Mitchell plans to make his first visit to Ukraine soon.

    It is reported that on October 16, Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk and Ambassador of Ukraine Valeriy Chaly met with Mitchell, who took office on October 12. They discussed cooperation between the two countries and the process of reforms in Ukraine.

    "Mitchell noted the progress that our …

  • Ukraine ends agreement with Russia on specialization of companies producing military products

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has terminated the intergovernmental agreement with Russia to preserve the specialization of companies and organizations engaging in military-related manufacturing.

    The relevant decision was made at a government session.

    The agreement was signed in Moscow on December 21, 2000, and came into force on March 4, 2005.

    According to the document, the parties undertake to facilitate the preservation of the manufacturing and technological specialization of …

  • Russia extends Yanukovych asylum permit by another year

    The Rostov Region Office of Immigration of the Russian Interior Ministry extended the temporary asylum of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych until October 26, 2018. This was reported by the newspaper Kommersant. Vitaly Serdyuk, Yanukovych’s attorney, confirmed this information to the publication.

    According to Kommersant, the document that was issued in October 2015 expired on October 26, 2017. And the newspaper’s source in law enforcement stated that Victor Yanukovych has no other …

  • Russian court extends detention of Ukrainian Pavlo Hryb until January 4

    The Oktyabrsky District Court of Krasnodar (Russia) has extended the detention of 19 year-old Ukrainian citizen Pavlo Hryb until January 4, 2018.

    “The court session ended two hours ago. According to its ruling, Pavlo’s detention has been extended until January 4, 2018,” Hryb’s father Ihor said at a press conference, Interfax-Ukraine reports.

    Citing the attorney, Ihor said that his son looks bad, and needs medical assistance.

    Pavlo Hryb’s disappearance was reported at the end of August by his …

  • Ukraine and Poland prepare joint declaration to guarantee that Polish minority will be able to study in their native language

    Ukraine and Poland intend to sign a declaration confirming their commitment to ensure and guarantee the rights of the Polish minority to study in their mother tongue. This was announced by the Minister of Education and Science Liliya Hrynevych at a press conference with the Minister of National Education of Poland Anna Zalewska.

    "We have started work on a joint document that confirms mutual commitments in terms of the possibility of providing and guaranteeing the rights of the Polish minority …