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    U.S. congressmen pledge support for Ukraine: House of Representatives passes Stability and Democracy for Ukraine Act
    Sep22

    U.S. congressmen pledge support for Ukraine: House of Representatives passes Stability and Democracy for Ukraine Act

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed unanimously H.R. 5094 ”Stability and Democracy for Ukraine Act” earlier reported favorably by the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, according to the Ukrainian Embassy in the United States. The document states that it is the policy of the United States to ensure that any relevant sanctions relief for the...

    The Netherlands unlikely to ratify Ukraine-EU Association deal – Dutch Prime Minister
    Sep22

    The Netherlands unlikely to ratify Ukraine-EU Association deal – Dutch Prime Minister

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has said that his country is unlikely to sign off a trade deal between the EU and Ukraine given the negative outcome of the earlier non-binding referendum on this issue, according to The Financial Times. Despite months of diplomatic efforts to come up with a solution, Mr Rutte told Dutch MPs on Thursday: ”I think...

    Crimea now outpost for deploying Russian arms in Syria – Poroshenko
    Sep22

    Crimea now outpost for deploying Russian arms in Syria – Poroshenko

    Russian aggression against Ukraine and the occupation of Crimea has allowed Moscow to use the peninsula as a military outpost for deploying war assets to Syria, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said during his address to the United Nation Security Council Wednesday. ”I cannot help insisting that the United Nations and the Security Council in...

    Trump demonstratively ignored President of Ukraine in New York
    Sep21

    Trump demonstratively ignored President of Ukraine in New York

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump already has a contentious relationship with Kyiv, irking the Ukrainian public and government officials with his praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Moscow-friendly views on the annexation of Crimea and the war in eastern Ukraine Now, invited to meet with Ukrainian President Petro...

    Deputy Rada Speaker names conditions for holding elections in Donbas
    Sep21

    Deputy Rada Speaker names conditions for holding elections in Donbas

    The elections in the occupied areas of Donbas can only take place after ”sustainable peace” is reached, as well as complete disarmament of militants and re-establishment of control over the Ukrainian-Russian border First Deputy Head of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Iryna Gerashchenko said during a working session of the fourth meeting of the...

    No plot from abroad after EuroMaidan – Obama
    Sep21

    No plot from abroad after EuroMaidan – Obama

    No external pressure was exerted upon Ukraine in the process of the change of government in 2014, after the Revolution of Dignity, President of the United States Barack Obama said during his address to the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly. ”In Europe, the progress of those countries in the former Soviet bloc that embraced...

    Ukraine Parliament outlaws newly elected Russian Duma, its acts to be deemed as illegitimate
    Sep20

    Ukraine Parliament outlaws newly elected Russian Duma, its acts to be deemed as illegitimate

    Ukraine`s Verkhovna Rada has passed a resolution to outlaw recent elections to the Russian State Duma, thus the results of the elections, legal effects, Duma members, their authority, acts and decisions that will be passed will be declared as illegitimate. The resolution was backed by 264 Members of Parliament in Ukraine. In particular, the...

    Putin reportedly planning reforms to effectively resurrect KGB
    Sep20

    Putin reportedly planning reforms to effectively resurrect KGB

    President Vladimir Putin is planning a major restructuring of the country`s security services that would effectively mean a rebirth of the KGB, according to a report in the Russian media, ABC News reported. Respected business paper Kommersant quoted anonymous officials as saying that a new body called the ”Ministry for State Security” would be...

    European Parliament to accept no Russian deputies elected in occupied Crimea
    Sep20

    European Parliament to accept no Russian deputies elected in occupied Crimea

    Member of the European Parliament`s Committee on Foreign Affairs Michael Gahler has told an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels that the European Parliament would not accept any deputies of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, illegally elected in the temporarily occupied Crimea. ”It is clear that we will not recognize anyone who has been...

    EU does not recognize Russian elections in occupied Crimea – statement
    Sep19

    EU does not recognize Russian elections in occupied Crimea – statement

    The European Union does not recognize the elections to the State Duma of the Russian Federation held in the Russian-annexed Crimea, according to the statement by the EU`s External Service press secretary, an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels reports. ”The European Union has not recognised the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by the...

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