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Arsen Avakov: the curve of virus spread in Ukraine today is one of the most acceptable in Europe.

The quarantine activities may be relaxed in the second half of May, provided that everyone adheres to the established restrictions. The state is doing everything it can to support its citizens. The Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov described the situation in the country on his Facebook page today, on April 10. "With each passing day, we are better prepared to mitigate the blow of the pandemic, which means we will be able to keep more people healthy and alive...... more

Arsen Avakov: The NGU plane delivered five thousand liters of disinfectants to Italy.

Today, on April 8, the plane of the National Guard of Ukraine was sent to Rome from the airport "Kyiv" (Zhulyany):  the Ministry of Internal Affairs handed over five thousand liters of disinfection liquids to Italian doctors.  The Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov announced this. "Every day, Italian medics fight for the lives not only of their citizens but also members of the numerous Ukrainian diaspora.  According to the Ukrainian Embassy in Italy, four Ukrainians died from complications of... more

Arsen Avakov: Ukraine has sent 20 physicians to help fight the coronavirus in Italy.

These doctors - anesthesiologists, resuscitators, and infectious disease specialists - work in the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Ministry of Health. All of them volunteered to help Italian colleagues.  The mission will last 14 days.  According to the Minister of Internal Affairs, in a few days Ukraine will also send a resuscitation helicopter and a humanitarian cargo of disinfectants to Italy. Arsen Avakov announced this at a briefing on April 4 when a medical team was departing to Italy.... more

The Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs: Italy will never forget it!

Today, on April 4, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Italy Luigi Di Maio met a mission of Ukrainian doctors at the plane's ramp and personally thanked them for their cooperation.  Twenty Ukrainian medical volunteers will assist in the fight against coronavirus in hospitals of the Marche region in the center of Italy. "Doctors and nurses from Ukraine have just arrived.  They are mainly anesthesiologists and specialists in intensive care.  Yesterday I talked to the Minister of Health of Ukraine,... more

Arsen Avakov: Ukraine can send a team of doctors to Italy to share experience in fighting the pandemic.

Today, on April 1, at a daily meeting on combating the spread of coronavirus, headed by the President of Ukraine, the Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov informed that Italy had asked Ukraine for help.  Italy needs medical workers.  During the meeting, Volodymyr Zelensky said that it would be good to provide Italy with a team of several medical specialists before the disease reaches its peak in Ukraine. "Medics will return home with invaluable experience in fighting the pandemic. However,... more

Arsen Avakov: since March 28, passenger air transportation abroad is stopped in Ukraine

The Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov announced it during a briefing today, on March 25. "Today 22 planes arrived in Ukraine.  I insist that the air service should be stopped.  With all due respect to the citizens of Ukraine - it is necessary to put an end to it.  In Kyiv, for example, 31 of 34 infected people are tourists who have returned from other countries.  Chartered planes will be arriving in Ukraine until Friday. And on the night... more

Arsen Avakov was appointed the Minister of Internal Affairs in the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine headed by Denys Shmygal.

Two hundred seventy-seven people's deputies voted to approve the appointment of a new composition of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.  The Verkhovna Rada approved Arsen Avakov for the fifth time as the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Cabinet of Ministers headed by Denys Shmygal On February 21, 2014, Arsen Avakov, for the first time, was appointed the acting Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, and on February 27, 2014, - the Minister of Internal Affairs in... more

Statement of the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine A. Avakov on one more provocation of the Russian Federation using INTERPOL mechanisms

The Russian Federation has continuously abused the mechanisms of the International Criminal Police Organization (ICPO-INTERPOL) to illegally prosecute in other countries of the world our citizens, who opposed the armed aggression of the Russian Federation in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, on the territory of Donetsk and Lugansk regions, protecting the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine. One more such provocation was committed by the law enforcement agencies of the Russian Federation against the citizen of Ukraine S. Melnichuk, former... more

Arsen Avakov: Kyiv police exposed the largest in Ukraine network of Internet drug trafficking

Police detained nine members of an interregional organized criminal group that smuggled, manufactured, and marketed narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances. The Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov announced this today, on March 2.  He thanked the metropolitan police for the brilliant special operation. “Police seized some 300 kg of narcotic substances (cocaine, synthetic drugs, salts, Ecstasy tablets, etc.) and more than two tons of precursors with a total cost of  UAH 110 million. A narcotic drug laboratory with... more

An expanded meeting of the National Security and Defense Council dedicated to the control and prevention of coronavirus epidemy was held at the Ministry of Internal Affairs

At all border checkpoints, the SBGS and the Ministry of Health staff will screen the temperature of all persons arriving in Ukraine.  Both agencies work around the clock. Today, on February 25, by order of the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky in the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine was held a coordination meeting on monitoring the situation and preventing coronavirus, chaired by the Secretary of the NSDC Alexei Danilov. The meeting was attended by the Minister of Internal Affairs... more

Arsen Avakov: The project “A khromada police officer” will be scaled throughout the country

The Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov announced this today, on February 11, during a meeting with the US Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Kristina Kvien and the Head of Law Enforcement Section of the US Embassy in Ukraine Stephanie Holmes.  “A project to introduce a khromada (local community) police officer is incredibly popular among the population.  There is a demand for this reform from our citizens.  As previously planned, we are increasing the budget, connecting our partners, and shortly we will... more

Arsen Avakov and representatives of the EU Delegation to Ukraine discussed the opening of the EUAM office in Mariupol

The plans for further cooperation between the EU and Ukraine include the inclusion of the SMS and NGU in the mandate of the EU mission, as well as the opening of the EUAM office in Mariupol.  It was announced today, on February 11, by the Minister of Internal Affairs during a meeting with Ambassador of the European Union to Ukraine Matti Maasikas and the Head of EUAM Antti Hartikainen. Arsen Avakov thanked European partners for their comprehensive support for reforms... more