Council of Europe Office in Ukraine calls on Rada to consider bill on media The Council of Europe experts provided their recommendations to the authors and part of the recommendations have been already incorporated.
21:55, 09 July 2020
Council of Europe prolongs action plan for Ukraine until end of 2022 The CoE rapporteur group on democracy approved the relevant decision on June 18.
16:50, 20 June 2020
Russia's return to PACE not as triumphant as many suggest – think tank The PACE resolution recognized Russia as a party to the Minsk agreements – something Moscow has fiercely resisted for the past few years.
18:30, 11 February 2020
CoE: Congress president calls for inclusive consultation in territorial reform process in Ukraine The president of the Congress also stressed that, in order to be effective and sustainable, all elements of the reform must be prepared and implemented in consultation with all stakeholders.
20:05, 08 February 2020
PACE ratifies Russian delegation's credentials The document does not envisage any sanctions on Russian delegates.
23:30, 29 January 2020
CoE Secretary General says Russian money helped organization At the same time, Marija Pejcinovic Buric confirmed that Russia had not yet paid off the debt in full and is challenging the decision.
20:30, 29 January 2020
Ukraine's Deputy PM Kuleba hails Ukraine's delegation to PACE: "Have the guts" However, the head of the delegation is in Strasbourg now, holding informal consultations.
04:55, 02 October 2019
Ukraine's FM, CoE Secretary General discuss consequences of Russia's return to PACE In September, Ukraine's delegation to the PACE officially refused to participate in the autumn session over Russia's return.
12:20, 27 September 2019
Jagland has been blocking Ukraine's initiative to compensate for Russia's fees to PACE – diplomat The targeted policy of the CoE secretary general to block this plan discouraged other countries that were ready to support Ukraine.
23:30, 05 August 2019
CoE's Jagland congratulates Zelensky on pro-presidential party's win Jagland said the election gives a new hope for Ukraine.
12:44, 23 July 2019
PACE pre-electoral delegation in Ukraine ends its work early Prior to this decision, the PACE delegation met with the leaders and representatives of a number of the parties running in the elections.
22:20, 03 July 2019
Sweden reportedly joins seven countries' protest against Russia's return to PACE – Ariev Ariev says Poland supports an initiative to draw up a new resolution against the reinstatement of the Russian delegation.
00:59, 02 July 2019
Ukraine's Foreign Minister Klimkin: "Europe's betrayal hurts all of us" The minister says only Ukrainians should decide on Ukraine's future.
12:59, 30 June 2019
PACE returns authority to Russian delegation without any sanctions imposed At the same time, the Assembly called on the Russian Federation to release the Ukrainian sailors and cooperate with the Joint Investigation Team in the investigation into the downing of MH17 aircraft.
19:30, 26 June 2019
PACE reportedly set to lift remaining sanctions from Russia The PACE Rules Committee, which was to consider the presence of Russian delegates who voted for the annexation of Ukraine's Crimea, refused to deliver a report at all.
12:59, 26 June 2019
Lithuania's Linkevicius: "We can't afford Russia's unconditional return to PACE" Since June 2017, the Russian Federation has not paid contributions to the Council of Europe.
23:59, 17 May 2019
CoE foreign ministers approve move paving way to lifting Russia sanctions They say all member states, including Russia, must have equal participation in statutory organs.
13:40, 17 May 2019
Russia allows possibility of pulling out of human rights convention In 2014, Russian legislators were deprived of certain rights in PACE over the illegal occupation of Crimea.
17:30, 05 May 2019
CoE head comments on Zelensky win The organization's secretary-general has congratulated Volodymyr Zelensky on wining Ukrainian presidential elections.
12:20, 22 April 2019