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    US House despite Obama’s disagreement passed defense policy bill that called for arming Ukrainian forces against Russia
    May16

    US House despite Obama’s disagreement passed defense policy bill that called for arming Ukrainian forces against Russia

    The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday 15,2015, approved 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for next year that called for providing the lethal arms for Ukrainian soldiers fighting pro-Russian terrorists is Eastern Ukraine. The Bill was passed in a 269-151 vote despite objections from Democratic leaders, and the White House veto....

    Zuckerberg refused to open a Ukrainian Facebook office and sees no need to take measures against Russian bots
    May15

    Zuckerberg refused to open a Ukrainian Facebook office and sees no need to take measures against Russian bots

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg answered round of questions on May 14, 2015 at 4:30pm pacific time during a Townhall at the company’s headquarters. Ukrainian question was first on the agenda, and according moderators it was the most popular question in the history of Q & A sessions, and had more than 40,000 likes. Ukrainian users of...

    US Senator John McCain is asked to participate in Presidential International Reform Council of Ukraine
    May14

    US Senator John McCain is asked to participate in Presidential International Reform Council of Ukraine

    Adviser to the President of Ukraine, Head of the International Advisory Reform Council Mikheil Saakashvili on his Facebook page states that principal agreement to participate in the Presidential International Advisory Reform Council has been received from U.S. Senator John McCain. Deeply honored to be asked to advise the gov’t of #Ukraine....

    We will continue to stand alongside Ukrainians as a vocal supporter – Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada
    May14

    We will continue to stand alongside Ukrainians as a vocal supporter – Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada

    The Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada on the official website reports that The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has attended the meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission at the NATO Foreign Minister’s Meeting on May 13, 2015, Antalya, Turkey. .@HonRobNicholson attends meeting of...

    Yatsenyuk held the official meeting with Hollande in Paris
    May14

    Yatsenyuk held the official meeting with Hollande in Paris

    The Press Service of the Cabinet of Ministers reports that Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatseniuk met with French President Francois Hollande and Prime Minister of France Manuel Valls during his official visit to Paris, France on May 13, 2015 “The prime minister of Ukraine and the president of the French Republic discussed specific...

    National Security and Defense Council: Russia-backed militants bring heavy weapons to frontline to derail ceasefire
    May14

    National Security and Defense Council: Russia-backed militants bring heavy weapons to frontline to derail ceasefire

    Kyiv, May 13, 2015. Russia-backed militants brought heavy weapons to the frontline, aiming to undermine peace treaties. Russia-backed militants brought 122-mm and 152-mm cannons, tanks and other armored vehicles closer to the frontline. It leaves no doubt as to their intentions to derail the ceasefire and blame it on the Ukrainian side. View map...

    Russia must stop its support for militants in Eastern Ukraine – NATO-Ukraine Commission
    May13

    Russia must stop its support for militants in Eastern Ukraine – NATO-Ukraine Commission

    In the Joint statement the Foreign Ministers of the NATO-Ukraine Commission (NUC) state that they support Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and condemn Russia’s aggressive actions and continued violation of international law: “We reaffirm our strong commitment to an independent, peaceful and prosperous Ukraine. We stand firm...

    Russia is responsible for aggressive actions in Ukraine – NATO Sec. Gen. Jens Stoltenberg
    May13

    Russia is responsible for aggressive actions in Ukraine – NATO Sec. Gen. Jens Stoltenberg

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in his doorstep statement at the start of the NATO Foreign Ministers meeting in Antalya, Turkey on May 13, 2015 talked about the main challenges that NATO was facing, especially the Russian Federation to the East: “Over the next two days, foreign ministers of NATO will address the main challenges that...

    US calls on Russia to stop violating the ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine
    May13

    US calls on Russia to stop violating the ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine

    US Secretary of State John Kerry met with Russian officials on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 in Sochi, the Russian Federation. US Secretary of State John Kerry in the discussion with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stated that the best path to peace was the full implementation of the Minsk Agreements: “I reiterated America’s view that the...

    John Kerry to meet Vladimir Putin for the first time since Russia invaded Ukraine
    May12

    John Kerry to meet Vladimir Putin for the first time since Russia invaded Ukraine

    US Secretary of State John Kerry arrives to the Russian Federation to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Wheels down in #Sochi. Full day of meetings with President Putin, FM Lavrov & other Russian leaders on a number of critical issues. — John Kerry (@JohnKerry)...

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