The U.S. and Western partners of Ukraine see its anti-corruption court as a body or entity that is independent of existing structures and is made up of justices that have been selected through an independent contest process.
The U.S. will support the initiatives regarding a new electoral law for Ukraine, but it's important that the level playing field is in place.
U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch honored memory of the Heroes of Heavenly Hundred by saying that three years ago Ukraine gained one hundred reasons to be independent, transparent, united, and corruption-free.
U.S. Ambassador in Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch and Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk signed an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) yesterday to implement provisions of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and to promote transparency between the two nations on tax matters.
The United States Ambassador in Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch says she is concerned for residents of the Donetsk city of Avdiivka.
United States Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch says the arrest of Crimean Tatar lawyer Emil Kurbedinov and activist Seiran Saliev is another example of poor human rights situation in occupied Crimea Russia.
Businessman and former Privatbank co-owner Ihor Kolomoiskyi had a conversation with U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch before he made the final decision on the bank nationalization.
The United States is not going to take part in the Normandy Four meetings on the Donbas with the participation of the leaders of Germany, France, Ukraine and Russia.
The disengagement of troops and hardware of the conflict parties in the Donbas will enhance security, which is required for elections in the Donbas.
Verkhovna Rada First Deputy Chairman Iryna Herashchenko and Vice Prime Minister Ivanna Klympush-Tsyntsadze met with U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch to discuss the implementation of the Minsk agreements.
The U.S. closely monitors the situation with attempts to interfere with the independence of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) in investigation of corruption-related cases.
The U.S. Special Mission has delivered its recommendations to the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine as for the reform of the customs service.
National Security and Defense Council Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov held a meeting with U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie L. Yovanovitch.
U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch handed her credentials to President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
On Tuesday, Aug. 23, newly appointed United States Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch handed over copies of her credentials to Deputy Foreign Minister-Chief of Staff Vadym Prystaiko.
The U.S. Embassy expects new Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch to arrive in Ukraine next week (Aug. 22-28).
U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt believes that one should never count on the fact that Ukrainians will break down.