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    Elections to the Russian Parliament in occupied Crimea is illegitimate – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
    Sep19

    Elections to the Russian Parliament in occupied Crimea is illegitimate – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

    Official statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine on illegitimate elections to the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation in the temporary occupied territory of Ukraine Ukraine condemns in the strongest possible terms the organization by Russia in the temporarily occupied by the Russian Federation territories...

    Emergency U.N. meeting because of U.S. strike on Syrian troops: summary
    Sep18

    Emergency U.N. meeting because of U.S. strike on Syrian troops: summary

    U.S.-led coalition air strikes reportedly killed dozens of Syrian soldiers on Saturday, endangering a U.S.-Russian brokered ceasefire and prompting an emergency U.N. Security Council meeting as tensions between Moscow and Washington escalated, according to Reuters. The United States military said the coalition stopped the attacks against what it...

    Washington not to recognize Russia`s elections in occupied Crimea – U.S. State Department
    Sep17

    Washington not to recognize Russia`s elections in occupied Crimea – U.S. State Department

    The United States will not recognize the legitimacy of the elections to be held in the territory of the Russian-occupied Crimea, according to a statement by Assistant Secretary and spokesperson at the U.S. Department of State John Kirby. ”The United States does not recognize the legitimacy, and will not recognize the outcome, of the Russian Duma...

    Poroshenko: No more step further until Russia honors Donbas commitments
    Sep17

    Poroshenko: No more step further until Russia honors Donbas commitments

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said Ukraine will not make any further steps in the settlement of the situation in Donbas without Russia`s honoring its commitments to ensure security there. ”I am often blamed. They say that the Ukrainian side continues `to resist` and does not move forward on the political track of the Minsk process. I...

    EU prolongs for 6 mths sanctions over violation of Ukraine`s sovereignty
    Sep16

    EU prolongs for 6 mths sanctions over violation of Ukraine`s sovereignty

    The European Union has adopted the decision to prolong for another six months the sanctions imposed against 146 individuals and 37 companies for the violation of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, the EU Council told a UNIAN correspondent in Brussels. The decision was taken without discussion, by written procedure. As UNIAN...

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister: German, French FMs don`t force Ukraine to give special status to Donbas
    Sep15

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister: German, French FMs don`t force Ukraine to give special status to Donbas

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has said that German and French foreign ministers do not force Ukraine to provide a special status to Donbas immediately. ”They understand that we need to move by political means and through the release of the hostages. There will be nothing without these components. That`s what they mean, speaking of...

    Kyiv to host Champions League final in 2018
    Sep15

    Kyiv to host Champions League final in 2018

    UEFA has chosen the capital of the final match of the Champions League 2017-2018. Today the UEFA Congress approved Kyiv as the final match`s host city. Kyiv’s NSK Olimpiyskyi has been selected to host the 2018 UEFA Champions League final. This match may become the last Champions League final, which will be held exclusively in Europe. In the...

    Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs: No status quo in Donbas, Russian troops must leave
    Sep15

    Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs: No status quo in Donbas, Russian troops must leave

    Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin says that no status quo will be maintained in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, as Ukrainian citizens must have their normal life back. ”Donbas is an integral part of Ukraine – these are millions of citizens of Ukraine. The status quo virtually means a protectorate of the Russian military, the Russian...

    Ukrainian Prosecutor General`s Office interrogates Orthodox Church Metropolitan Onufriy
    Sep14

    Ukrainian Prosecutor General`s Office interrogates Orthodox Church Metropolitan Onufriy

    The Prosecutor General`s Office has interrogated Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate Metropolitan Onufriy as a witness in the case of illegal imprisonment of former head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Volodymyr and a metropolitan Drabynko, Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko said in an interview with Channel 24....

    Russian troops open fire and kill Ukrainian soldiers but Ukraine ready to observe Donbas truce with no time limit
    Sep14

    Russian troops open fire and kill Ukrainian soldiers but Ukraine ready to observe Donbas truce with no time limit

    Head of the Ukrainian team of the Joint Center for Control and Coordination (JCCC) on the settlement of the Donbas crisis Major General Borys Kremenetsky says Ukraine consistently fulfills its obligations to abide by the ceasefire along the entire contact line in Donbas and is ready to observe the truce with no time limit. ”The Ukrainian members...

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