- As of 26 May, 21 584 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Ukraine. Over the past day, 339 cases of the disease were recorded. In total, 7 575 patients have recovered and 644 have died.
- The State Bureau of Investigators (DBR) are searching the Kyiv Museum of Ivan Honchar to seize paintings that were given to the institution by former president Petro Poroshenko. Representatives of the DBR at the entrance to the museum said they are conducting urgent investigative actions and a search without a court order “in order to preserve the property” that appears in the criminal proceedings.
- The Kaharlyk police station has disbanded after a rape incident. As @UNIAN.net reported earlier, on 24 May a 26-year-old woman went to the hospital with a statement about being beat and raped. She said Kaharlyk police officers were involved in this. Two employees of the Kaharlyk police station have been detained. They are in a temporary detention center.
- The Ministry of Health of Ukraine has authorized matches of the Ukrainian Premier League and the Ukrainian Cup, starting from 30 May. Andriy Pavelko, president of the Ukrainian Association of Football (UAF), announced this on his Facebook page. Now the UAF executive committee must support the decision to resume the season, as well as approve the calendar of games.
- The next stage of lifting quarantine restrictions should begin on 1 June, when the government intends to open not only gyms but also pools. This will be possible if certain indicators of the situation of the pandemic are achieved.