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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Ukraine public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of October 2019, and covering calendar year 2020 Ukraine public holidays, gathered as part of our continuous monitoring of worldwide news media and official government sources to detect changes to bank holidays and public holidays legislation, or ad hoc bank holidays and public holidays changes, anywhere in the world.

Below is this list of Ukraine public holidays news and updates.

2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Oct
  • 2
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  • Ukraine 2020 Public Holidays Confirmed

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Government of the Ukraine has approved last summer's draft moving some working days to a nearby weekend to rationalize the range of public holidays in the Ukraine in the calendar year 2020.
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  • Aug
  • 21
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  • Ukraine Announces August 2019 Bank Holidays

    National Bank of Ukraine (Kiev) - Ukraine's Central Bank, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), has issued a schedule of the official bank holidays in the Ukraine in August 2019, detailing the August 24-26, 2019, Ukrainian bank holidays.
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  • Aug
  • 9
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  • Ukraine 2020 Public Holidays Update

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - Ukraine's Ministry of Social Policy has published a list of 2020 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, which is in line with the 2017 Bill No.5496 changing the list of official annual non-working public holidays in the Ukraine (Article 73 of the Labour Code of the Ukraine).
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  • Aug
  • 6
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  • Ukraine 2020 Public Holidays Draft

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - Ukraine's Ministry of Social Policy has prepared a draft resolution for the Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine specifying the annual official list of 2020 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, which, as in previous years, except 2 years ago, includes a decision to postpone a working day in 2020, in order to create favorable conditions for the rational use of working time.
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  • Jun
  • 11
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  • Ukraine Announces June 2019 Bank Holidays

    National Bank of Ukraine (Kiev) - Ukraine's Central Bank, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), has issued a schedule of the official bank holidays in the Ukraine in June 2019.
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  • May
  • 11
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  • Ukraine June 2019 Public Holidays

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Ministry of Social Policy of the Ukraine has issued a communiqué confirming and detailing the official list of June 2019 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, as had been announced earlier this year.
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  • Jan
  • 17
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  • Ukraine 2019 Bank Holidays

    National Bank of Ukraine (Kiev) - Ukraine's Central Bank, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), has announced the official list of 2019 non-working bank holidays in the Ukraine, as well as the postponement of some working days in 2019.
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  • Jan
  • 10
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  • Ukraine 2019 Public Holidays Approved

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Ukrainian Cabinet has approved the draft order of the Cabinet of Ministers specifying the annual official list of 2019 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine as announced last autumn by the Minsotspolitiki.
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  • Jan
  • 5
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  • Ukraine Expected to Approve 2019 Public Holidays

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Ukrainian Cabinet is expected to approve, in the coming days, the draft order of the Cabinet of Ministers specifying the annual official list of 2019 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine as announced last autumn by the Minsotspolitiki.
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2018

  • Dec
  • 13
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  • Ukraine 2019 Public Holidays Draft

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - Ukraine's Ministry of Social Policy has prepared a draft resolution for the Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine specifying the annual official list of 2019 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, which, as in previous years, except last year, includes a decision to postpone working days in 2019, in order to create favorable conditions for the rational use of working time.
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  • Mar
  • 24
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  • Ukraine Easter 2018 Public Holidays

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Ministry of Social Policy of the Ukraine has issued a communiqué confirming and detailing the official list of Easter 2018 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, as had been announced earlier this year.
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  • Jan
  • 17
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  • Ukraine 2018 Bank Holidays

    National Bank of Ukraine (Kiev) - Ukraine's Central Bank, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), has announced the official list of 2018 non-working bank holidays in the Ukraine, as well as the postponement of some working days in 2018.
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  • Jan
  • 11
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  • Ukraine 2018 Public Holidays Finalized

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - Ukraine's Cabinet of Ministers has formally approved the list of the official non-working public holidays in 2018 in the Ukraine, including the transfer of 5 bridge working days to a nearby weekend.
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2017

  • Dec
  • 8
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  • Ukraine 2018 Public Holidays Draft Amended

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - Ukraine's Ministry of Social Policy issued a revised draft resolution for the Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine specifying the annual official list of 2018 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, which amends its previous decision to postpone working days in 2018, in order to create favorable conditions for the rational use of working time.
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  • Dec
  • 5
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  • Ukraine New Bank Holiday December 25

    National Bank of Ukraine (Kiev) - Ukraine's Central Bank, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), has announced an amendment to the official list of 2017 non-working bank holidays in the Ukraine in 2017, as previously-released, by declaring Monday, December 25, 2017, as a new bank holiday in the Ukraine.
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  • Nov
  • 29
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  • Ukraine Public Holidays Amendments Officialized

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - Ukrainian President, Petro Poroshenko, has signed into law the draft bill No.5496 changing the list of official annual non-working public holidays in the Ukraine (Article 73 of the Labour Code of the Ukraine).
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  • Nov
  • 21
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  • Ukraine 2018 Public Holidays Draft

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - Ukraine's Ministry of Social Policy has prepared a draft resolution for the Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine specifying the annual official list of 2018 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, which, as in previous years, except last year, includes a decision to postpone working days in 2018, in order to create favorable conditions for the rational use of working time.
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  • Nov
  • 16
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  • Ukraine Doubles Christmas Public Holidays

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada (unicameral parliament), has approved, by a vote of 237 in favor, the draft bill No.5496 changing the list of official annual non-working public holidays in the Ukraine (Article 73 of the Labour Code of the Ukraine).
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  • Nov
  • 5
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  • Ukraine January 2018 Public Holidays

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Ministry of Social Policy of the Ukraine has issued a communiqué confirming that Cabinet of the Ukraine had decreed the list of January 2018 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine.
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  • Aug
  • 17
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  • Ukraine August 2017 Public Holidays

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Ministry of Social Policy of the Ukraine has issued a communiqué confirming and detailing the official list of August 2017 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, as had been announced late last year.
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  • Jun
  • 1
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  • Ukraine June 2017 Public Holidays

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Ministry of Social Policy of the Ukraine has issued a communiqué confirming and detailing the official list of June 2017 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, as had been announced late last year.
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  • Mar
  • 28
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  • Ukraine Mulls Mulls May 2 Public Holiday Cancelation

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The parliamentary Committee on Social Policy, Employment and Pension Protection of Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada (unicameral parliament), has forwarded the draft law on the revision of the Labor Code to the full floor with the recommendation that the annual, May 2, non-working public holiday in the Ukraine be canceled, a position supported my lawmakers of the Narodny Front.
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  • Jan
  • 31
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  • Ukraine Mulls Soviet-Era Public Holidays Shake-Up

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Institute of National Remembrance of the Ukraine (IPN) has released a draft law "On public holidays in Ukraine", which would cancel the March 8 and May 9 annual non-working public holidays of the Ukraine as part of the on-going purging of Soviet-era legacy.
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  • Jan
  • 1
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  • Ukraine 2017 Bank Holidays

    National Bank of Ukraine (Kiev) - Ukraine's Central Bank, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), has announced the official list of 2017 non-working bank holidays in the Ukraine, as well as the postponement of some working days in 2017.
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2016

  • Nov
  • 15
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  • Ukraine 2017 Public Holidays Approved

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - At today's meeting, Ukraine's Cabinet issued a still unnumbered disposition which approves the previously-released draft resolution by the Ukraine's Ministry of Social Policy, specifying the annual official list of 2017 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, as well as the postponement of some working days in 2017, "in order to create favorable conditions for the rational use of working time".
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  • Nov
  • 5
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  • Ukraine January 2017 Public Holidays

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Ministry of Social Policy of the Ukraine has issued a communiqué confirming that Cabinet of the Ukraine had decreed the list of January 2017 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine.
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  • Aug
  • 17
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  • Ukraine 2017 Public Holidays Draft

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - Ukraine's Ministry of Social Policy has prepared a draft resolution for the Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine specifying the annual official list of 2017 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, but in contrast to last year's announcement of the official list of 2016 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, does not yet include a decision to postpone working days in 2016, in order to create favorable conditions for the rational use of working time.
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  • Jun
  • 1
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  • Ukraine Mulls May Public Holidays Shake-Up

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada, the unicameral parliament of the Ukraine, is considering the draft law No.4722 "On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine (regarding the reduction of the number of public holidays and weekends)", which would remove the annual public holidays of May 1, 2 and 9 from the annual list of non-working public holidays of the Ukraine.
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  • May
  • 17
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  • Ukraine June 2016 Public Holidays

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Ministry of Social Policy of the Ukraine has issued a communiqué confirming and detailing the official list of June 2016 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, as had been announced late last year.
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  • Mar
  • 26
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  • Ukraine May 2016 Public Holidays

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Ministry of Social Policy of the Ukraine has issued a communiqué confirming and detailing the official list of May 2016 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, as had been announced late last year.
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  • Feb
  • 21
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  • Ukraine Bank Holidays March 7 And June 27

    National Bank of Ukraine (Kiev) - Ukraine's Central Bank, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), has issued a reminder that there will be 2, one-off, non-working bank holidays in the Ukraine on March 7 and June 27, 2016.
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  • Jan
  • 13
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  • Ukraine May 4 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - Responding to questions about the coincidence of May 2nd and Easter Monday in the previously-released list of 2016 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, the Ministry of Social Policy has re-issued the letter №10846 ("On the calculation of working time rules for 2016") which confirms that "despite the fact that a day off match two holidays, the transfer is subject to only one day - Sunday (May 1) on Tuesday (May 3)".
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2015

  • Dec
  • 12
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  • Ukraine Adds January 2016 Bank Holidays

    National Bank of Ukraine (Kiev) - Ukraine's Central Bank, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), in line with the recent announcement of the Government of the Ukraine, setting forth the list of official non-working public holidays in 2016 in the Ukraine, has declared Friday, January 8, 2016, as a one-off bank holiday in the Ukraine.
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  • Nov
  • 12
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  • Ukraine 2016 Public Holidays Approved

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - At yesterday's meeting, Ukraine's Cabinet issued the Disposition number 1155 of November 11, which approves the previously-released draft resolution by the Ukraine's Ministry of Social Policy, specifying the annual official list of 2016 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, as well as the postponement of some working days in 2016, "in order to create favorable conditions for the rational use of working time".
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  • Sep
  • 25
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  • Ukraine 2016 Public Holidays Draft

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - Ukraine's Ministry of Social Policy has prepared a draft resolution for the Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine specifying the annual official list of 2016 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, as well as the decision to postpone working days in 2016, in order to create favorable conditions for the rational use of working time.
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  • Apr
  • 21
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  • Ukraine May 2015 Public Holidays

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine has issued a communiqué confirming the official list of May 2015 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, as had been announced late last year.
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  • Mar
  • 6
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  • Ukraine Amends Annual Public Holidays Law

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Parliament of the Ukraine (Verkhovna Rada) has voted amendments to the Ukrainian Labour Law by declaring October 14 as a new annual non-working public holiday in the Ukraine to be called "the Day of Defender of Ukraine".
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2014

  • Nov
  • 17
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  • Ukraine 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine has passed a resolution specifying its annual official list of 2015 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine.
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  • Nov
  • 13
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  • Ukraine January 2015 Public Holidays

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Cabinet of the Ukraine has announced a resolution which extends the annual January 2015 non-working public holidays to 9 days off in the Ukraine.
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2013

  • Nov
  • 25
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  • Ukraine 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine has passed a resolution specifying its annual official list of 2014 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine.
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  • Nov
  • 21
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  • Ukraine January 2014 Public Holidays

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The deputy social policy minister of the Ukraine, Lidiya Drozdova, has announced a resolution, passed by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine, which extends the January 2014 non-working public holidays to 7 consecutive days off.
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  • May
  • 17
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  • Ukraine Confirms May 18 Not A Public Holiday

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine has issued a communique re-confirming that, as announced last December in conjunction with the official list of 2013 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, Saturday, May 18, 2013, would be a regular working day in the Ukraine.
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  • Apr
  • 26
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  • Ukraine May 2013 Additional Public Holidays

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine has issued a communique confirming the official list of May 2013 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, as had been announced late last year.
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  • Mar
  • 24
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  • Ukraine Capital Public Holiday March 25

    Kyiv City State Administration Official Web Portal (Kiev) - The city state administration of Kyiv, the Ukraine's capital, has announced that due to current snow conditions, Monday, March 25, 2013, had been declared a non-working public holiday in Kiev and the Kiev region (Kyiv and the Kyiv Oblast) for public sector employees.
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2012

  • Dec
  • 19
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  • Ukraine 2013 Public Holidays Announced

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine has passed a resolution specifying its annual official list of 2013 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine.
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  • Jun
  • 1
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  • Ukraine Euro 2012 Public Holidays Announced

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine, as had been expected, has adopted a resolution declaring municipal non-working public holidays in 4 different cities where Euro 2012 finals will occur in June 2012.
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  • May
  • 30
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  • Ukraine Public Holidays June 28-29

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine has issued a resolution declaring Friday, June 29, 2012, as a non-working public holiday to link the annual Constitution Day public holiday with the following weekend.
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  • May
  • 1
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  • Ukraine Euro 2012 National Public Holidays

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - Following the recent announcements by the Lviv and Kharkiv city councils, the Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine has announced that it is considering declaring national non-working public holidays on the dates of the upcoming Euro 2012 in the Ukraine.
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  • Apr
  • 23
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  • Ukraine Public Holiday April 30

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine has issued a resolution declaring Monday, April 30, 2012, as a non-working public holiday to link the annual Labor Day public holiday with the previous weekend.
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  • Apr
  • 11
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  • Ukraine Euro 2012 Public Holidays Update

    Kharkiv City Council (Kharkov) - The Euro 2012 coordinator at Kharkiv City Council, Oleksandr Nechyporenko, has announced that, for its part, none of the days when a Euro 2012 match occurs in Kharkiv in June 2012 will be declared a non-working public holiday.
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  • Mar
  • 1
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  • Ukraine Public Holiday March 9

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine has issued a resolution declaring Friday, March 9, 2012, as a non-working public holiday to link the annual Women's Day public holiday with the subsequent weekend.
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2011

  • Dec
  • 31
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  • Ukraine Freedom Day Holiday Canceled

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - Ukrainian President, Viktor Yanukovych, has signed a decree which abrogates the annual, November 22, Freedom Day holiday, which had once been a non-working public holiday in the Ukraine.
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  • Nov
  • 29
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  • Ukraine 2012 Public Holidays Announced

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine has passed a resolution specifying its annual official list of 2012 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine.
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  • Jun
  • 20
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  • Ukraine Declares June 27 Public Holiday

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine has issued a resolution declaring Monday, June 27, 2011, as a non-working public holiday, to link the weekend with the upcoming, June 28, annual Constitution Day public holiday.
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  • May
  • 16
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  • Ukraine Regional Public Holiday In June 2012

    Lviv City Council (Lvov) - The City Council of Ukraine's western city of Lviv (Lvov) has announced plans to declare a non-working public holiday on Wednesday, June 13, 2012, the one European Football Championship 2012 game which will fall on a weekday.
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  • Apr
  • 22
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  • Ukraine Announces Easter and May Day Public Holidays

    Interfax-Ukraine (Kyiv) - The Ukranian government's press service has announced the extent of the upcoming public holidays for Easter and May Day.
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  • Feb
  • 24
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  • Ukraine Declares March 7 Public Holiday

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine has issued a resolution declaring Monday, March 7, 2011, as a non-working public holiday, to link the weekend with the upcoming, March 8, annual Women's Day public holiday.
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  • Jan
  • 14
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  • Ukraine 2011 Public Holidays Announced

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine has passed a resolution specifying its annual official list of 2011 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine.
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2010

  • Oct
  • 11
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  • Ukraine Could Restore October Revolution Day Public Holiday

    UNIAN (Kiev) - Ukraine's Parliamentary Committee on Labor has agreed to support a bill which would restore the celebration of the October Socialist Revolution as an official non-working public holiday in the Ukraine.
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  • Aug
  • 13
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  • Ukraine Public Holiday August 23

    Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - The Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine has issued a resolution declaring Monday, August 23, 2010, as a non-working public holiday to link the annual Independence Day public holiday with the previous weekend.
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  • Jan
  • 8
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  • Ukraine To Declare Divisive WWI Holiday

    RT (Kiev) - Ukraine's President, Viktor Yushchenko, has signed a decree that establishes a holiday dedicated to Ukrainian soldiers who fought on the side of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, against Russia, during WWI.
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2009

  • Dec
  • 17
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  • Ukraine Declares Additional January 2010 Bank Holidays

    National Bank of Ukraine (Kiev) - Ukraine's Central Bank, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), has declared January 1-3 and January 7-10, 2010, as periods of bank holidays.
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  • Nov
  • 27
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  • Ukraine Announces 2010 Public Holidays

    Interfax (Kiev) - The Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine has passed a resolution specifying the official list of 2010 public holidays.
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  • Nov
  • 18
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  • Ukraine Declares Eid al-Adha Regional Public Holiday

    National News Agency of Ukraine (Kyiv) - The government of the Ukraine has declared the first day of Eid al-Adha, which this year falls on November 27, a non-business day (aka. public holiday), for Crimean Muslims.
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  • Sep
  • 18
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  • Ukraine Declares Regional End of Ramadan Public Holidays

    National News Agency of Ukraine (Kyiv) - The Ukraine government has declared the first day of the upcoming Muslim holiday of Uraza Bairam (End of Ramadan), on Sunday, September 20, 2009, a non-business day (aka. public holiday).
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2008

  • Dec
  • 20
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  • Ukraine Announces January Bank And Public Holidays

    National Bank of Ukraine (Kiev) - Ukraine's central bank, the National Bank of the Ukraine (NBU), has announced a bank holiday from January 1-3, 2009. During that period, all commercial banks in the Ukraine will be closed.
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  • Dec
  • 10
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  • Ukraine Announces 2009 Public Holidays

    National News Agency of Ukraine (Kyiv) - The Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine has passed a resolution specifying the official list of 2009 public holidays.
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  • Nov
  • 24
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  • Ukraine's Crimean Parliament Votes To Add Muslim Eids As Public Holidays

    World Bulletin (Istanbul) - Deputies of Ukraine's regional Crimean Parliament have passed a bill which would amend article 73 of the Labour Code of the Ukraine making the 2 Muslim Eid festivals (Qurban Bayram and Ramadan Bayram) public holidays in the Crimea.
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  • Jul
  • 25
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  • Ukraine Declares New National Holiday

    UNIAN (Kiev) - Earlier today, Ukraine's President, Viktor Yushchenko, signed a decree establishing the Day of the Orthodox Baptism of Kyiv Rus, as an annual national holiday, to be celebrated from this year onward, on July 28.
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  • Apr
  • 1
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  • Ukraine Declares April 26-May 4 Public Holidays

    UNIAN - The Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine has issued a decree shifting the workdays of Tuesday and Wednesday, April 29 and 30, 2008, to the Saturdays of May 17 and 31, respectively, thereby bridging the gap between the Orthodox Easter and May Day public holidays.
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2007

  • Nov
  • 29
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  • Ukraine Declares January 1-7 Public Holidays

    UNIAN - The Cabinet of Ministers announced that January 1-7, 2008, would be days off work in the Ukraine, and that in exchange, three Saturdays would be made into regular working days; January 12, January 26, and February 9.
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  • Oct
  • 15
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  • Ukraine President Declares October 16 Day Of National Mourning

    ForUm - President Yushchenko announced a day of national mourning for tomorrow, Tuesday, October 16, 2007, in memory of the victims of the October 13th gas blast in Dnipropetrovsk.
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  • Mar
  • 8
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  • Ukraine Declares 3 One-Off Bridge Public Holidays

    National News Agency of Ukraine (Kyiv) - Friday March 9, 2007 has been declared a public holiday in Ukraine, in addition to Thursday March 8, 2007. In addition, Monday April 30, 2007, and Friday June 29, 2007, have been declared a public holidays in Ukraine.
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2006

  • Nov
  • 29
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  • Ukraine Public Holidays News Update

    RBC News - At the CIS summit in Minsk, a document recommending that CIS states make the Victory Day (May 9) a public holiday and adopt a national law to this effect has been made ready for signing.
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  • Jan
  • 13
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  • Ukraine Public Holidays News Update

    Embassy of Ukraine in the Kingdom of Thailand - Viktor Yushchenko, the President of Ukraine, signed the Order "On the celebration of the Unification of Ukraine Day in 2006".
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2005

  • Dec
  • 23
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  • Ukraine Declares January 1-9 Christmas Public Holidays

    Ukrinform (Kiev) - Ukrainian Minister for Labor and Social Policies, Ivan Sakhan, has announced that the Government of the Ukraine had declared the period from January 1, to January 9, 2006, as public holidays.
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  • Nov
  • 21
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  • Ukraine Declares November 22 Public Holiday

    RFE/RL - Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko has signed a decree making Tuesday, November 22, 2005, the 1st anniversary of the "Orange Revolution", a public holiday called "Day of Freedom".
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2000

  • Nov
  • 8
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  • Ukraine Pressed To Restore November 7 Public Holiday

    Radio Free Europe - Following yesterday's massive demonstration in Kiev, Communist leader Petro Symonenko and Socialist leader Oleksandr Moroz, demanded that the government re-establish the October Revolution anniversary as a public holiday.
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  • Aug
  • 10
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  • Ukraine Declares August 25 Bridge Public Holiday

    Ukrainian TV 1 (Kiev ) - The government of the Ukraine has announced that it had declared a one-off public holiday, on Friday, August 25, 2000, as a bridge between the Thursday, August 24, Independence Day and the week-end.
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  • Feb
  • 1
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  • Ukraine Removes October Revolution Public Holiday

    Ukrainian Parliament (Kiev) - Ukraine's Parliament has passed into law the abolition of November 7, October Revolution, public holiday.
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1999

  • Apr
  • 8
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  • Ukraine Adopts Day In Lieu Public Holidays

    Ukrainian Parliament (Kiev) - Ukraine's Parliament has passed into law the declaration of the following Monday (or working day) as a public holiday, whenever a fixed-date public holiday falls on a day-off (ie. the weekend, or, more rarely, another public holiday).
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See also: Ukraine bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

Background Information (Ukraine)