Message by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Kristina A. Kvien on Elections

 By Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Kristina A. Kvien October 22, 2020 It’s election season – in both the United States and Ukraine.  Many Americans living overseas – myself included – have already exercised our right and responsibility to vote for our President, members of Congress, and state and local officials. This Sunday, Ukraine will hold ... Read More»

United States Sanctions Russian Actors and Proxies for Efforts to Interfere in Elections

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary Of State September 10, 2020 Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned four Kremlin-linked individuals for their efforts to interfere in United States elections. Treasury designated Andrii Derkach pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13848, for his efforts to influence the 2020 U.S. presidential election.  Derkach maintains close ties ... Read More»

Ukraine’s Independence Day

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State August 24, 2020 On behalf of the United States government and the American people, I send my congratulations to the people of Ukraine on the 29th anniversary of your nation’s independence. Our support for a free, resilient, and democratic Ukraine is unwavering. We remain fully committed to ... Read More»

Deputy Secretary Biegun’s Travel to Lithuania, Russia, Ukraine, and Austria

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release MEDIA NOTE August 23, 2020 Deputy Secretary of State Stephen E. Biegun will travel to Vilnius, Lithuania; Moscow, Russia; Kyiv, Ukraine August 24–27 to meet with senior government leaders to discuss a range of regional and international issues.  Deputy Secretary Biegun will travel to ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

August 13, 2020 Location:  Ukraine Event:  American Citizens Services Operations The U.S. Embassy has resumed limited online scheduling of certain American Citizens Services. At this time, applicants should schedule appointments for passport renewals, Consular Reports of Birth Abroad, and notary services directly through the  online appointment system . For emergency passport services, or if no online appointments are available, please ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (July 24) The government of Ukraine has extended the adaptive quarantine until August 31. Starting August 1, Ukraine will be divided into four epidemiological zones (green, yellow, orange, and red) depending on the COVID-19 situation in each region. The Ministry of Health will assign each zone a color ... Read More»

5G Clean Networks

Clean Networks is a comprehensive effort by a coalition of like-minded countries and companies to secure their critical telecommunications, cloud, data analytics, mobile apps, Internet of Things, and 5G technologies from malign actors by relying on only trusted vendors who are not subject to unjust or extra-judicial control by authoritarian governments, such as the Chinese ... Read More»

Transnational Organized Crime Rewards Program Offer for Information to Bring Ukrainian Nationals to Justice

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 22, 2020 Today, the U.S. Department of State announces rewards of up to $1 million each for information leading to the arrests and/or convictions of Ukrainian nationals Artem Viacheslavovich Radchenko and Oleksandr Vitalyevich Ieremenko for participating in transnational organized crime, specifically cybercrime. Cyber criminals do not ... Read More»

Remarks by A/DCM Pennington at the State Border Guard Service New Face of the Border Selection Ceremony of Staff

Remarks by Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Pennington at the State Border Guard Service New Face of the Border Selection Ceremony of Staff July 16, 2020 Deputy Prime Minister Stefanishina, Chief Deineko, ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon to all of you. I’m very happy to be here virtually to participate in this ceremony. First and ... Read More»

Updated Public Guidance for Section 232 of the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA)

Media note Office of the Spokesperson July 15, 2020 Today, the Department of State updated the public guidance for Section 232 of the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), which allows for the imposition of sanctions on persons making certain investments or engaging in certain other activities with respect to Russian energy export pipelines. ... Read More»

Illinois Army National Guard’s 33rd IBCT welcomed to JMTG-U

PRESS RELEASE by Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine Task Force Juvigny YAVORIV, Ukraine (July 15, 2020) – Task Force Illini, composed of approximately 150 Soldiers from the 33rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the Illinois Army National Guard arrived at the Combat Training Center, here, yesterday. Task Force Illini, led by Col. Clayton E. Kuetemeyer, will ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (July 8, 2020) Location: Ukraine Event: Updated Entry and Exit Requirements The Ukrainian government has launched  Visit Ukraine Today , a new platform that provides information on the entry and exit requirements for foreign travelers who plan to visit Ukraine. The website contains information regarding observation and self-isolation requirements, medical insurance requirements ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (June 17, 2020) Location: Kyiv, Ukraine Event: Violent Protest Near Rada and Presidential Administration There is an ongoing violent protest near the Rada on Mykhaila Hrushevskoho St, 5 and the Presidential Administration building on Bankova St, 11. Actions to Take: ·         Avoid demonstrations and crowds. ·         Expect heavier than normal police ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (June 1, 2020) Location: Ukraine Event:  Gradual easing of COVID-19 quarantine The government of Ukraine has begun the gradual easing of certain COVID-19 quarantine measures under an “adaptive quarantine” plan.  Most regions have now implemented phase 3, and the following services and institutions are now open: All public transportation Hotels (excluding ... Read More»
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