Minimum wage, pension increased in Ukraine from Sept 1 Earlier, President Zelensky has signed the relevant law.
09:25, 01 September 2020
Official comments on prospects for raising retirement age for women The size of the minimum pension from July 1 grew by UAH 74 (US$3).
23:30, 25 August 2020
Government plans to introduce funded pension system from 2021 The Cabinet also intends to adapt to the EU laws Ukrainian legislation on private pension funds to enhance protection of property rights and interests of pensioners.
19:50, 15 June 2020
Ukraine-IMF new cooperation program provides for no raise in retirement age – PM Shmyhal The new program aims to help Ukraine to cope with COVID-19 pandemic challenges.
17:40, 10 June 2020
Pensions in Ukraine to be indexed from May 1 – Pension Fund The recalculation of pensions will be based on a 1.11 multiplier applicable to the average wages in Ukraine after insurance payments.
16:04, 09 April 2020
Ukraine's Cabinet mulling over allocation of additional US$738 mln for pensions The new budget draft envisages a slight reduction in spending on road construction and repairs.
15:57, 08 April 2020
Fund worth up to UAH 13 bln: Zelensky agrees with large businesses on support for anti-coronavirus efforts An additional UAh 10 billion will be allocated to help senior citizens with pensions at UAH 5,000 (nearly US$ 270) and below.
09:00, 17 March 2020
Average pension in Ukraine grows by 16.5% in 2019 – PFU The Pension Fund provided pension payments totaling UAH 413 billion (US$16.1 billion) to 11.3 million retirees.
11:26, 12 March 2020
New PM seeks to revise Ukraine's 2020 Budget The priority for the Cabinet is to prevent the economic and budget crises.
10:20, 05 March 2020
Analyst assesses idea of raising retirement age in Ukraine The expert believes it is necessary to further develop social policies.
13:20, 17 February 2020
Another Ukrainian MP backs idea of resuming water supply to occupied Crimea The lawmaker also spoke in favor of paying Ukrainian pensions to residents of the occupied territories in Donbas.
12:48, 13 February 2020
Minimum pension, subsistence minimum rise in Ukraine From today, the minimum pension has been increased by 74 UAH ($3.1) to UAH 1,638 ($68.51).
18:20, 01 December 2019
OSCE could be delivering pensions to elderly in occupied Donbas, governor suggests To receive pensions, those living in the occupied areas now have to cross to the government-controlled territory and undergo an IDing procedure, which is an issue for those physically unable to do this.
11:20, 29 November 2019
Details revealed of Ukraine's bill on pensions for occupied Donbas residents Pensioners living in the affected areas are to be paid in the regions where they submit the relevant applications.
09:00, 28 November 2019
UN calls Donbas war world's "oldest" crisis UN says over 560,000 elderly lost access to their pensions due to bureaucratic hurdles.
12:20, 14 November 2019
Ukraine's foreign minister stands for easing economic blockade of Donbas The top diplomat advocates the return of Ukrainian goods to the occupied areas in eastern Ukraine and renewal of pension payments to locals.
20:25, 20 September 2019
Fresh stats outline dynamics of income growth in Ukraine over past three years Unemployment rate slid from 9.3% to 8.8%.
19:50, 23 August 2019
Netanyahu reveals agenda of Ukraine visit He recalled the fact that hundreds of thousands of Israeli citizens who came from Ukraine remain a living link between the two countries.
23:45, 18 August 2019
Minimum pension in Ukraine grows from July 1 Pensioners with a minimum amount of pensions will receive an additional payment of UAH 67 (US$2.56).
14:20, 01 July 2019