Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

Location: Ukraine – Kyiv and countrywide Event:  On Saturday, December 15, a vote regarding autocephaly for the Ukrainian Orthodox Church will take place at the St. Sophia Cathedral in Kyiv (Volodymyrska St., 24). Large crowds are expected in the area. Crowds and protests are also expected at other religious sites throughout the country. Actions to Take: Avoid …

Winter Holiday Season Instagram Trivia Giveaway

Enter now to find out how much you know about winter holiday traditions across different cultures and win a gift bag from the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine! How to Enter From December 11 to December 27, 2018 we will post a distorted or obfuscated image of a well-known holiday season traditional object followed by a …

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper’s Remarks at the Ukrainian Women’s Congress

Kyiv, Ukraine December 7, 2018 Thank you so much.  It really is an honor to be here addressing this group on this important topic.  And I have to say, I find myself very inspired to be with such a dynamic and impressive group of women. I’ve had the pleasure to welcome some of you to my office …

DOD Statement on Open Skies Flight Over Ukraine

Immediate Release December 6, 2018 Today, the United States and Allies conducted an extraordinary flight under the Open Skies Treaty. The timing of this flight is intended to reaffirm U.S. commitment to Ukraine and other partner nations.‎ The United States is resolute in our support for the security of European nations. Russia’s unprovoked attack on …

Remarks by Ambassador Yovanovitch at the American Chamber of Commerce Annual General Membership Meeting

Kyiv, Ukraine December 6, 2018 As Delivered Hello everybody! It’s really a pleasure to be here with you this evening. And I want to thank Andy and the great team at AmCham for the wonderful relationship that we enjoy not only with AmCham, but that we enjoy with all of you as well. And I …

Deputy Chief of Mission Pam Tremont’s Remarks at the Third Annual Local Governance Forum

December 5, 2018 Доброго ранку! Good morning distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen.  I am both honored and excited to be here today for the 3rd Annual Local Governance Forum. I would be remiss if I didn’t start out my remarks by mentioning the extraordinary events of November 25th. Russian vessels attacked Ukrainian naval vessels and …

Remarks by Secretary Pompeo at the German Marshall Fund

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo German Marshall Fund Brussels, Belgium December 4, 2018 SECRETARY POMPEO:  Thank you, Ian, for the kind introduction.  Good morning to all of you; thank you for joining me here today.  It’s wonderful to be in this beautiful place, to get a chance to make a set of remarks about the …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (3 December 2018)

Location: Ukraine, countrywide  Event:  During the holiday season security measures in Ukraine remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Extremists continue to focus on tourist locations, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other soft targets frequented by Westerners. …

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Message for U.S. Citizens – Consular Visits to Rivne and Uzhhorod on Thursday, Dec. 6

Event:  U.S. consular officers will visit Rivne and Uzhhorod to provide routine consular services to U.S. citizens. The Rivne visit will be in the evening on Thursday, Dec. 6; the Uzhhorod visit will be in the morning on Thursday, Dec.6. The consular officer will be able to provide limited citizen services on-site. These include  notary services  and acceptance of  passport  and  Consular Report of Birth Abroad  applications. In addition …