EU Council extends Crimea sanctions for another year – MFA Kuleba The Council adopted restrictive measures in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by the Russian Federation in March 2014.
15:19, 18 June 2020
EU Council approves EUR 1.2 bln assistance to Ukraine This is part of a wider assistance package to neighboring partners
18:30, 20 May 2020
Ukraine's envoy to EU welcomes adoption of EU Council Conclusions on Eastern Partnership The Council also stresses the importance of the future Eastern Partnership being a more strategic, ambitious, flexible and inclusive framework for cooperation.
22:59, 11 May 2020
EU Council greenlights EUR 1.2 bln assistance package to support Ukraine The funds will be available for 12 months and disbursed in two installments.
22:00, 05 May 2020
EU prolongs Russia sanctions by six months The measures target the financial, energy and defense sectors, and the area of dual-use goods.
17:50, 27 June 2019
EU calls on Russia to release Ukrainian sailors "unconditionally" European leaders also urge Moscow to ensure free passage of all ships through the Kerch Straits, in accordance with international law.
09:00, 21 June 2019
Putin's "passport plan" for Donbas to be discussed at today's EU Council summit The EU heads of state and government will call on Russia to release Ukrainian seamen captured near the Kerch Strait Nov 25, 2018.
09:25, 20 June 2019
EU Council: Non-recognition policy on Crimea's annexation fundamental to EU's approach to cooperation in Black Sea The Council also reaffirms its long-standing commitment to fostering prosperity, stability and resilience in the Black Sea area.
13:47, 17 June 2019
EU Council ready to introduce additional sanctions over pseudo-elections in Donbas – Poroshenko The EU Council condemned the holding of "elections" in the occupied areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
23:40, 19 November 2018
Hungary's voting rights in EU Council may be suspended – media Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orbán will address MEPs in Strasbourg on Tuesday as Parliament debates the report, which accuses his party of seriously undermining EU values.
12:53, 11 September 2018
Ukraine aligns with EU decision on extending Russia sanctions Besides Ukraine, another three countries made a similar move.
23:50, 31 August 2018
Kyiv assures Brussels: No backsliding on reform in Ukraine Ukraine fully shares the call of 13 EU member states for increased efforts of the international community to counter the false narrative that nothing has changed or the reforms are backsliding.
19:10, 16 March 2018
Poroshenko, Tusk meet on UNGA sidelines <p>President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday, September 19, had a meeting with President of the European Council Donald Tusk in the course of the working visit to the United States, according to the Ukrainian president's press service.</p>
14:00, 20 September 2017
N. Korea: EU Council aligns its sanction lists with latest UN Security Council resolution <p>The Council of the European Union has added nine persons and four entities – including the state-owned Foreign Trade Bank (FTB) – to the lists of those subject to an asset freeze and travel restrictions, transposing part of the new sanctions imposed by UN Security Council resolution 2371 (2017).</p>
19:24, 10 August 2017
EU Council approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians <p>On 11 May 2017, the Council of the European Union adopted a regulation on visa liberalization for Ukrainian citizens travelling to the EU for a period of stay of 90 days in any 180-day period. </p>
11:40, 11 May 2017