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Ukrainian government extends lockdown measures until August 31

Protesters attend a rally of entrepreneurs and representatives of small businesses to demand government support and protest against restrictive measures introduced to curb the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Kiev, Ukraine on 22 March 2021. REUTERS / Gleb Garanich…

Digital reform – Ukrainian government services will be “paperless” from August 24, according to Zelensky – UNIAN

According to Zelensky, the Ukrainian government will do everything to ensure that the “paperless state” exists in reality, not on paper. Facebook / ForumUkraine30 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said the country will switch to “paperless” mode on August 24, 2021,…

Ukrainian government tasked with drafting dual nationality law – UNIAN

The document should be ready within the next two months. REUTERS The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has been tasked with drafting a bill on dual nationality. Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Oleksiy Danilov announced in…

bne IntelliNews – COMMENT: Ukrainian government to subsidize mortgage loans that could lead to real estate boom

Like other governments in New Europe, the Ukrainian government hopes to boost the real estate sector by subsidizing mortgages through a new law that was passed in early February. Construction is one of the three main engines of economic growth,…

Ukrainian government chooses Stellar Development Foundation to help create national digital currency

The Ukrainian government has chosen the Stellar blockchain network as the platform to create a central bank digital currency (CBDC). Announced Monday, Ukraine’s Digital Transformation Ministry and the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) signed a memorandum of understanding to create an…

Ukraine: Government and rebel forces begin ceasefire | News | DW

The last ceasefire between the Ukrainian government and rebel forces in eastern Ukraine came into effect at midnight local time. On Sunday, the Ukrainian army said its troops “began preparations” for the ceasefire in the war-torn region while rebel officials…

Ukraine: Government and rebels reach new ceasefire agreement | News | DW

The Ukrainian government and pro-Russian separatists have reached an agreement for a comprehensive ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, the president’s office confirmed on Wednesday. A “comprehensive and comprehensive ceasefire” will be implemented in the region from Monday, the presidential office in…

Ukrainian government appoints first Deputy Foreign Minister – UNIAN

Previously, President Volodymyr Zelensky had offered to appoint Dzheppar as first deputy foreign minister. Emine Dzheppar / Photo by UNIAN The Cabinet of Ministers, the Ukrainian government, appointed Emine Dzheppar as first deputy foreign minister. “The Cabinet of Ministers has…

Ukrainian government reshuffle raises concerns over reform agenda

KYIV – President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has brutally reshuffled the Ukrainian government, questioning the country’s commitment to reform as Kiev seeks to finalize a new lending program with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In a special parliamentary session on March 4,…

Shmyhal set to replace Honcharuk as prime minister amid Ukrainian government reshuffle

KYIV – Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk has, after six months of service, tendered his resignation as the government prepares for a major reshuffle, lawmakers from President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s ruling party told RFE / RL. Ukraine’s national legislature, the Verkhovna…