Arsen Avakov held a working meeting with US Assistant Secretary of State Kirsten Madison

Arsen Avakov expressed his condolences in connection with the death of two pilots of the Su-27 in the Vinnitsa region

The Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov expressed his condolences in connection with the tragic death of pilots of the Su-27 fighter. The tragedy happened in the peaceful sky over the Vinnitsa region, during a training flight within the Clean Sky 2018 international exercises. Two pilots were killed in the crash: Col. Ivan Petrenko, Deputy Commander of the East Air Command of the Air Forces of Ukraine Armed Forces, and Lt.Col. Seth "Jethro" Nehring, a fighter pilot with the California... more

Arsen Avakov: MIA is strengthening cooperation with Turkey to counter organized and international crime

The Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine held a working meeting with Celal Uzynkaya, the Head of the General Directorate of Security of the Republic of Turkey. The parties discussed various aspects of cooperation in law enforcement, in particular, the continuation of methodological assistance and logistical support to the National Police of Ukraine by the Turkish side. The Minister of Internal Affairs announced that a group of Ukrainian police officers would soon go to study in the Republic of Turkey.... more

Arsen Avakov: We will not tolerate the seizure of agricultural enterprises land by impostors!

The Minister of Internal Affairs reported on the prevention of attempted hostile takeover of farmland in Shepetivka village of Khmelnitsky region.  On October 15, a group of unknown young people penetrated the territory of an agricultural enterprise to capture it.  Police detained 25 persons. The investigation has established that the "mercenaries" arrived from Kiev. “Again an attempt of a hostile takeover of the agricultural enterprise “Svarog” in Shepetivka village of Khmelnitsky region.  25 ‘wiseheads’ arrived for the "guest performance" -... more

Arsen Avakov met with representatives of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kiev and Moscow Patriarchates

The Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov met with the Archbishop of Chernigov and Nezhin Evstratiy (Zorya), Head of the Department of Information of the Kyiv Patriarchate and Secretary of the Holy Synod of the UOC-KP, and Metropolitan Onufry, Primate of the UOC-MP. During the meetings, parties discussed the issues of ensuring public security and law and order, prevention of provocations, violent actions and manifestations of religious hatred and intolerance in the process of settling inter-church relations in... more

Arsen Avakov: Memorandum of Intentions between the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine and the California National Guard of is a step forward for both agencies

Today, on October 9, 2018, the Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov and Commander of the California National Guard (USA) David Baldwin signed a Memorandum of Intent providing for a whole range of cooperation programs with the National Police, the National Guard, the State Emergency Service and the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine. Within the framework of the Memorandum, the parties agreed on several key areas of cooperation. The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine and the National Guard... more