Arsen Avakov urged candidates and parties to strictly abide by the law and not to destabilize the situation in their electoral constituencies.

Arsen Avakov: MIA units will ensure security and tranquility in the streets of Uman during Rosh Hashanah

About 3000 pilgrims will visit Uman this year to celebrate Rosh Hashanah.  The Ministry of Internal Affairs will ensure that the celebration is held calmly and securely.  The main tasks of the MIA units for this period are to ensure public order and observance of anti-epidemic restrictions. The Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov stated this today, on August 7, during a meeting with the head of the National Police Igor Klimenko, Mayor of Uman (Cherkasy region)  Alexander Cebriy, representatives... more

The Cabinet of Ministers has closed the entry to Ukraine for foreigners for a month

To prevent the spread of the second wave of acute respiratory disease СOVID-19 on the territory of Ukraine, the government supported the initiative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs - to restrict the entry of foreigners into the country from 00:00 hours on August 29 to 00:00 hours on September 28.  The Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov announced this today, on August 26. "MIA proposes to amend the CMU Decree № 641 "On the establishment of quarantine and the... more

Minister of Internal Affairs met with the chief editor of the Kyiv bureau of Radio Liberty.

Today, on August 26, Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov held a meeting with Inna Kuznetsova, editor-in-chief of the Kyiv bureau of Radio Liberty, and lawyer Oksana Maksymeniuk. The meeting was also attended by the Deputy Minister Anton Gerashchenko, the First Deputy Head of the National Police Yevhen Koval, the Head of the NPU Criminal Investigation Department Vadim Dzyubinsky, and the Director of the MIA Communications Department Artem Shevchenko. The editor-in-chief and the lawyer were informed, according to the current... more

Arsen Avakov: I call on the Belarusian people to take the provocation by Russian mercenaries from the Wagner PMC seriously

The Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov informed that the law enforcement agencies of Ukraine would pass on to their Belarusian colleagues information confirming the criminal activities of the Wagner PMC militants on the territory of Ukraine. The head of MIA emphasized that he regards the information about the detention near Minsk of militants from the Russian private military company "Wagner" as an extremely dangerous precedent, indicating the intention of foreign interference in the internal affairs of independent... more

Arsen Avakov: We will help an injured soldier of “Lugansk-1” battalion Leonid Ovdiuk to get back in the ranks faster.

Today, on July 16, the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov and the head of the National Police Ihor Klimenko visited in the MIA hospital the commander of the intelligence company of the "Lugansk-1" police battalion, senior lieutenant of police Leonid Ovdiuk, codename "Svoyak", who on May 20 was seriously injured while patrolling the demarcation line in Lugansk region. Two months ago, while carrying out a combat mission to patrol the demarcation line along the Severski Donets river... more