Zelensky's Office chief comments on idea of "special status" for Donbas Yermak said the idea voiced by Fokin does not reflect Ukraine's official stance.
19:20, 31 August 2020
Interior Minister comments on idea of "special status" for Donbas No Ukrainian soldier must die because of absurd political speculation, the minister says.
14:00, 31 August 2020
Vice PM explains Ukrainian approach to "special status" of Donbas A key focus is on the development of parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions currently under Ukrainian control, Reznikov says.
14:25, 05 August 2020
Donbas special status may be put to referendum – lawmaker Stefanchuk emphasized that separation of the territories is out of the question.
02:59, 04 August 2020
Ukraine at Minsk talks categorically rejects idea of fixing special status of occupied Donbas in Constitution At the political subgroup, Ukraine's delegation emphasized the need to implement the agreements the Normandy Four leaders had reached at the Paris Summit.
22:00, 22 April 2020
Ukraine never to fix in Constitution "special status" for certain areas of Donbas, Vice PM says That's Russia who is imposing the idea in the course of negotiations, Reznikov explains.
19:20, 27 March 2020
Ukraine's public, international partners to be involved in drafting new bill on Donbas status – Razumkov The parliament speaker says that lawmakers extended the previously effective law as a necessary step before the Normandy Four meeting.
02:55, 18 January 2020
Zelensky's envoy: Sevastopol's special status to remain in force until Russian occupation ends The city of Sevastopol is mentioned as a separate administrative-territorial unit of Ukraine in the finalized draft law on amendments to the Constitution regarding decentralization of power.
12:43, 14 January 2020
Zelensky enacts law on extension of Donbas special status The document was signed on December 18.
16:56, 18 December 2019
Parliament speaker Razumkov signs bill on extension of Donbas special status The bill has been submitted to the president for signature.
13:53, 17 December 2019
Ukraine's parliament extends for 12 months special status of Donbas The Holos and Batkivshchyna factions did not vote in full.
12:00, 12 December 2019
"Amnesty" most controversial issue of Donbas settlement – MP The issue will have to be addressed carefully, the expert believes.
10:40, 12 December 2019
Expert: "No point" in amending law on special status of Donbas The territory is now beyond control of the Ukrainian government.
10:20, 12 December 2019
Servant of the People faction to draft new bill on Donbas status It may take up to twelve months.
20:59, 11 December 2019
Bill extending Donbas' special status registered in Ukraine's parliament The special order of local self-government in Russia-occupied Donbas is expected to be extended for another year.
22:58, 10 December 2019
Law on special status of Donbas to be extended for another 12 months – Zelensky The "Steinmeier formula" will not be enshrined in the current edition, the head of state said.
09:00, 10 December 2019
Only 14.6% of Ukrainians agree to special status to Russia-controlled 'DPR'/'LPR' – poll Every third Ukrainian thinks that more pressure and sanctions are needed to stop Russian aggression against Ukraine.
16:50, 06 December 2019
New bill on Donbas status to be developed following Normandy Four summit – Razumkov The summit has been scheduled for December 9.
14:00, 26 November 2019
FM Prystaiko explains ways to agree law on Donbas special status with occupying authorities Prystaiko suggests the discussion of basic parameters of the new law is possible during the upcoming Normandy summit.
16:27, 18 November 2019