Health Ministry expects another coronavirus spike in week At the same time, the restrictive anti-epidemic measures introduced are working, deputy minister believes.
12:40, 28 April 2020
Ukraine's health minister: Violation of quarantine rules on Easter behind surge in COVID-19 cases Some 578 new cases were recorded in the past day.
12:38, 23 April 2020
Ukraine's Health Ministry warns of COVID-19 surge after mass quarantine violations on Easter Almost 130,000 people converged on churches across Ukraine on Sunday, April 19, to celebrate Easter.
16:00, 21 April 2020
Kyiv mayor reports 31 new COVID-19 cases in past day A 10-year-old girl and a 13-year-old boy have contracted the coronavirus.
21:20, 19 April 2020
Metropolitan Epifaniy holds Easter service amid quarantine in Ukraine – Video This year Orthodox Christians are celebrating Easter on April 19.
10:36, 19 April 2020
Zelensky urges citizens to comply with quarantine, stay at home on Easter (Video) Zelensky says Easter is a holiday of unity.
18:22, 18 April 2020
Ukraine's OCU, UGCC call on believers to celebrate Easter at home Epifaniy and Sviatoslav call on parishioners to "pray online".
13:20, 17 April 2020
Police not to allow provocations, crowds outside churches during Easter services – minister's advisor During services, only clerics and technical staff providing for live TV coverage will be allowed inside temples.
11:20, 17 April 2020
Easter celebrations from home should curb COVID-19 spread in Ukraine – health minister Orthodox Christians will celebrate Easter on April 19.
13:40, 16 April 2020
Some 85% of Ukrainians do not plan to go to church on Easter – poll A total of 4% intend to go to worship, while 7% are just going to have priests bless their Easter basket.
14:40, 14 April 2020
Health ministry warns about threat of mass contamination in churches The senior health official has called on parishioners to celebrate Easter at home.
11:00, 14 April 2020
Eastern Christians celebrate Palm Sunday, western Christians observe Easter on April 12 On Willow Sunday, all eastern Christian churches conduct a rite of blessing pussy willow branches.
18:30, 12 April 2020
Details revealed of upcoming prisoner swap in Donbas Those returning from the occupied territories will be put under 14-day observation as part of anti-coronavirus measures.
10:40, 11 April 2020
Ukraine president's office considering possible quarantine easing by April 24 The president's office will monitor the situation in the next two weeks.
15:48, 09 April 2020
Zelensky, Metropolitan Epifaniy discuss Easter services amid quarantine in Ukraine Zelensky noted the importance of combining the efforts of the government and religious communities to curb the coronavirus spread.
13:21, 08 April 2020
With Easter approaching, President Zelensky urges citizens to protect themselves, their loved ones The issue was discussed during a daily intercom meeting on the fight against the coronavirus, chaired by president.
16:40, 03 April 2020
Holy Fire delivered to Ukraine from Jerusalem (Video) The Holy Fire has descended in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem today, on Holy Saturday.
23:30, 27 April 2019
Russia refuses to back Ukraine's Easter truce initiative – Ukraine's envoy The truce was supposed to begin at noon on April 19.
09:20, 19 April 2019
Price of "Easter basket" in Ukraine 5.1% up in 2019 The price of its main component, a home-baked Easter cake, will be about UAH 85 ($3.17) per kg.
16:42, 12 April 2019