Investigative journalism: One in five UOC-MP bishops in Ukraine owns house over 300 sq m Data about more than 200 representatives of the higher clergy of three Ukrainian churches has been processed.
23:35, 24 June 2020
Russia calls Ukrainians in Crimea "foreigners", treads on land ownership rights Russia's new move is in breach of the Geneva Convention on the Protection of Civilians which expressly prohibits the destruction or expropriation of property by occupying powers.
21:45, 07 May 2020
EU: Putin's order banning non-Russian citizens from owning land in Crimea violates law The EU does not recognize the decree.
00:55, 02 April 2020
Ukraine to sue Russia in int'l courts after Ukrainians in Crimea banned from owning land plots Ukrainian diplomats are urging the international community to up pressure on Russia, including through the new sanctions.
20:00, 26 March 2020
Ukraine's economy ministry: Some 200 farmers start using State Agrarian Register The pilot project is being implemented in six Ukrainian regions.
15:54, 13 February 2020
Parliament speaker Razumkov: Farmland bill not yet on agenda of plenary session A bill to amend the Verkhovna Rada's rules and regulations may be considered in its first reading this week.
16:05, 13 January 2020
Bill to exempt Ukrzaliznytsia from land tax submitted to parliament The draft law has already been registered in parliament.
10:40, 13 January 2020
Ukraine's minister: 750,000 ha of land stolen from the state during farmland sale ban Ukraine's land market may bring about US$376 million in revenue in one quarter of 2020 (October-December) alone.
18:00, 05 December 2019
Ukraine's court allows state agency not to disclose land data The cadastre isn't public now, therefore only the state can control the country's land bank.
16:40, 03 December 2019
Prosecutors in Kyiv region demand to reinstate state ownership over 34 ha of forest area Land plots are located within the area of responsibility of the Obukhiv City Council.
15:40, 25 November 2019
Razumkov: Ukraine's farmland market should be open in autumn 2020 This requires the political will and the interaction between different vertical power structures, the parliamentary majority, and the opposition.
11:27, 19 November 2019
Razumkov: Ukraine's farmland market may be open to foreigners only after referendum (Video) First Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Ruslan Stefanchuk and experts are developing a package of bills on democracy, which will focus, among other things, on local and national referenda.
13:20, 15 November 2019
Barring foreigners from buying farmland to slow Ukraine's GDP growth – economy ministry A bill designed to launch the farmland market in Ukraine from October 1, 2020, passed its first reading on November 13.
10:49, 15 November 2019
Uzhgorod City Council reports SBI, SBU raids over allocation of land in 2014 The case under investigation concerns decisions taken by former members of the Council.
14:38, 05 November 2019
Only 19% of Ukrainians support farmland sale – poll Three-quarters believe that the launch of the sale of agricultural land in Ukraine should be decided at a national referendum.
14:57, 08 October 2019
Expert names two scenarios for land market launch in Ukraine Golovin predicts "there will be certain competition between the president and the so-called landowners-lesssees."
12:00, 23 September 2019
President Zelensky assures only Ukrainian citizens, companies to be able to buy farmland The president says land is Ukrainian citizens' property and they must enjoy the full right of ownership of own land.
14:18, 19 September 2019
Ukraine's Cabinet to allocate almost US$178 mln for agricultural sector in 2020 budget Some US$230 million has been earmarked for the agricultural sector in Ukraine's national budget in 2019.
12:50, 17 September 2019
World Bank: Ukrainian farmers need US$500 mln to partially guarantee costs to buy land Ukraine is advised to create an agency to guarantee the farmers' costs.
11:56, 06 September 2019