Visa lib would be "important step" in strengthening Canada-Ukraine relations, Zelensky says Zelensky stressed that Ukrainians and Canadians are united by long historical relations.
09:00, 22 June 2020
Zelensky, Trudeau discuss visa facilitation between Ukraine, Canada The president expressed hope for progress in the process of gradual visa liberalization by Canada for citizens of Ukraine, and offered to accelerate the relevant bilateral work at the government level.
09:50, 16 June 2020
Over 2.5 million Ukrainians already traveled to EU visa-free: Poroshenko The number of countries allowing visa free trips to Ukrainians has also been growing.
21:40, 12 May 2019
European Commission report on visa lib: Ukraine must take urgent measures Ukraine has to take urgent steps in fighting corruption and address outstanding recommendations included in last year's report.
22:30, 19 December 2018
European Commission publishes report on visa waiver suspension mechanism: 6 requirements for Ukraine Overall, Ukraine continues to fulfill visa liberalization benchmarks. However, in view of recent developments, immediate actions need to be taken in order to ensure full implementation and sustainability of past reforms, according to the EC's report.
17:50, 20 December 2017
Only 50 of over 95,000 Ukraine nationals denied EU entry since visa free travel start <p>Over the month since the introduction for Ukrainians of the visa-free travel across the European Union, only 50 out of more than 95,000 Ukrainian citizens were denied entry by the EU member states’ border guards, as reported by the Department of Consular Service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.</p>
11:05, 11 July 2017
Week's milestones. Tectonic visa-lib, Rada at crossroads, and Avakov in spotlight <p>The introduction of a visa-free travel across the EU for the Ukrainians has become a reality that could have a serious impact on Ukrainian society. The parliament’s decision to confirm the country’s strategic objective to become a NATO member state was a much easier move than launching healthcare reform. Arsen Avakov has come to a spotlight playing a role of the state’s guardian angel and the enemy of firarms possession by civilians.</p>
20:40, 12 June 2017
Ukraine, EU to be "in one family soon" – Mingarelli <p>Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine Hugues Mingarelli congratulated Ukrainians on the launch of the visa-free travel across the European Union, the Ukrainian president’s press service reports.</p>
20:02, 10 June 2017
Ukraine saying "final goodbye" to Russian empire – Poroshenko <p>The words “back in the USSR” would only be heard in a Beatles song, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said while launching a symbolic "visa-free countdown timer" in Kyiv June 10, the president’s press service said.</p>
16:00, 10 June 2017
Caricatures exhibit covering Ukraine's path toward visa lib opens in Kyiv (Photo) <p>The exhibition was set up in the Taras Shevchenko City Park, offering caricatures about the country’s long path toward visa liberalization with the European Union.</p>
14:00, 10 June 2017
EU opposes Poroshenko’s idea to issue non-biometric passports to residents of occupied areas <p>The European Union does not support the initiative by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to issue non-biometric (old-type) passports to the residents of the occupied Crimea and the occupied areas of Donbas, Head of EU Delegation in Ukraine Hugues Mingarelli said at an opening of a caricature exhibit in Kyiv’s Taras Shevchenko City Park, titled “Ukraine’s path toward visa liberalization.</p>
15:00, 09 June 2017
Visa lib "well-deserved reward" for Ukraine’s reforms - Hahn <p>EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy & Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn says visa liberalization is a well-deserved reward for Ukraine’s reforms, an UNIAN correspondent reported from the official’s briefing in Kyiv Thursday.</p>
23:00, 01 June 2017
EU names date when visa waivers for Ukraine to take effect <p>A visa-free regime for short-term stay in the countries of the Schengen zone for a period of up to 90 days will take effect from June 11, the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine reported on Facebook and Twitter.</p>
16:50, 22 May 2017
EU "broke some rules" to meet promised deadline for Ukraine's visa waiver - media <p>European structures had to violate the officially established rules for the publication of legislative acts in order to fulfill the promise regarding the date of enforcement of a visa-free travel for Ukrainians, according to Europeiska Pravda.</p>
15:20, 22 May 2017
Ukrainian interest. Presidential surprise, visa lib success, and thaw with Israel <p>The decision to block Russian social networks came as a surprise not only for many citizens of Ukraine, but also for the Kremlin. The European Union officially announced visa liberalization for Ukraine. PM Volodymyr Groysman “repaired bridges” with Israel. Ex-PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk flew overseas. Angela Merkel gave important tips to Emmanuel Macron.</p>
14:00, 20 May 2017
Presidential staff names date when EU visa lib to be enforced for Ukraine <p>It is expected that the visa-free travel for the Ukrainian citizens across the EU states will take effect, both de facto and de jure, overnight Sunday, June 11, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine Kostyantyn Yeliseiev said in Strasbourg after the EU leaders signed the law on visa liberalization for Ukraine, 112 Ukraine TV channel reports.</p>
20:30, 17 May 2017
Week’s milestones. Presidential dialogue, celebration with provocations, and prime minister’s new big thing <p>Petro Poroshenko gave a big press conference. WWII Victory Day saw several provocations. Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko marked his first year in office. PM Volodymyr Groysman is ready to take up pension reform.</p>
23:50, 15 May 2017
Ukrainian interest. Hard-won visa liberalization, thriller in Washington, and promising Macron <p>Several years of Ukraine’s struggle for the long-awaited EU visa liberalization is coming to a successful; completion. The negotiations in Washington became an indicator of the effectiveness of Ukrainian diplomacy. Emmanuel Macron’s victory in France’s presidential campaign has saved the Normandy Four, but it could hardly be a reason for any particular euphoria in Ukraine.</p>
21:40, 13 May 2017
Poroshenko to go on state visit to Malta May 16-17 <p>On May 16-17, 2017, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will pay a state visit to the Republic of Malta, for the first time in the history of bilateral relations, according to the president’s press service.</p>
17:40, 13 May 2017
Poroshenko on EU visa lib: Ukraine completes divorce process with Russia <p>Ukraine has finally formalized its divorce with Russia, having received a visa-free travel regime with the European Union, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said in an interview with 1+1 TV channel, the president's press service said.</p>
13:00, 12 May 2017