A constitutional commission being formed in Ukraine will comprise of 72 members, among them 13 experts from international organizations, says President Petro Poroshenko's decree posted on his website on March 31.
Chernihiv - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he supports the efforts made by the Cabinet of Ministers and the National Bank of Ukraine aimed at ensuring the stability of Ukraine's largest bank, PrivatBank (Dnipropetrovsk).
The Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) will soon expand sanctions against Russian citizens who are involved in the occupation of Crimea and aggression against Ukraine in Donbas, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that to improve the investment climate in Ukraine, particularly in the fuel and energy sector, it is necessary to introduce reforms and create a transparent system of state property management.
Chernihiv - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that Ukraine has considerably increased defense expenditure in 2015.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a law and a decree allowing the Ukrainian Armed Forces to join multinational drills to be held both in Ukraine and abroad this year, as well as permitting foreign troops to take part in military exercises on Ukrainian territory.
Residents of the Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk have held what they called a 'unity rally' meant to help mend a rift between President Petro Poroshenko and the regional governor he recently fired.
DNEPROPETROVSK, Ukraine - Residents of this city held what they called a 'unity rally' on Saturday meant to help mend a rift between President Petro O. Poroshenko and the regional governor he fired and ease worries that Ukraine, on top of everything else, is also now at risk of unraveling into privately ruled fiefs.
DNIPROPETROVSK, Ukraine - Ukrainians have had plenty of practice watching politicians come and go. Most abrupt exits prompt little more than a shrug of the shoulders. But this week's departure of billionaire Ihor Kolomoyskiy, the governor of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, has stirred strong emotions on his home turf.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has dismissed Valentyn Reznichenko from the post of Zaporizhia regional governor and appointed him as the head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration.
Ihor Kolomoisky, former governor of Ukraine's Dnipropetrovsk region, will focus on "public and economic activities," Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's spokesman said.
Ukraine's president and the billionaire he dismissed as governor of a key industrial region made a public show of unity after a standoff that threatened to undermine the government's struggle against pro-Russian separatists.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has ruled out the possibility of destabilization of the situation in the Dnipropetrovsk region.
As Moscow annexed Crimea a year ago and pro-Russian separatists started seizing control of town halls across eastern Ukraine, Kyiv came up with the novel idea of appointing Ukraine's richest men as regional governors, in a bid to stop the unrest spreading to the heart of the country. Igor Kolomoisky was the first to sign up.
MOSCOW - In a carefully orchestrated spectacle calculated to dramatize a newly aggressive anticorruption campaign, the Ukrainian authorities on March 25 arrested two senior government officials during a televised cabinet meeting. Prime Minister Arseniy P. Yatsenyuk, who was in the room, declared it a warning to public officials about abusing their offices or stealing from taxpayers.
Ukraine's president has sacked powerful oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky from his post as a regional governor, after an altercation that saw the businessman send armed men to the offices of a state company and launch a barrage of swearwords at a journalist questioning him about his actions.