Uryadovy Kuryer

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Uryadovy Kuryer
Type Daily newspaper
Editor Sergii Braga
Founded 1990; 32 years ago (1990)
Language Ukrainian
Headquarters Kiev
Website Official website

Uryadovy Courier (Ukrainian: Урядовий кур'єр, literally Governmental Courier) is the national daily newspaper published by the executive branch of Ukraine.

History and profile

Founded in 1990, Uryadovy Courier is published in Ukrainian, and is consistently among the top three newspapers. The first editor-in-chief was Mykhailo M. Soroka. The current editor-in-chief of Uryadovy Courier is Sergii Braga. It caters to political and business readers, and is used as a source by Reuters and Bloomberg news agencies.

The Courier covers political, economic, cultural and sporting developments in Ukraine and around the world. However, the newspaper's principal focus is the work of the President and the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. As an official publication, the Courier has exclusive first-hand information from government sources. Presidential and Ministerial decrees are published through the paper, as well as the most important laws passed by the Parliament of Ukraine.

In 1994 Courier had a circulation of 190,770 copies.[1] It was 202,750 copies in 1995 and 175,296 copies in 1996.[1] It became 153,624 copies in 1997 and 146,793 copies in 1998.[1] The 1999 circulation of the paper was 128,256 copies.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Olena Nikolayenko (2004). "Press freedom during the 1994 and 1999 presidential elections in Ukraine: a reverse wave?". Europe-Asia Studies. 56 (5): 661–686. doi:10.1080/0966813041000235092. Retrieved 28 November 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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