President: The Ukraine-EU working group on strategic communication will raise the efficiency of response to hacking campaigns from Russia
“The establishment of the Ukraine-EU informal working group on strategic communication will raise the efficiency of our response to hacking and disinformation campaigns from Russia not only against Ukraine, but also against all the EU countries,” President Petro Poroshenko emphasized in the joint press conference following the 19th Ukraine – EU Summit.
President: It is important to start the elaboration of “roadmaps” for the achievement of the European plans of Ukraine
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko noted that the 19th Ukraine – EU Summit was symbolic, as it became the Summit of the visa-free regime and association. This has come true due to the resolute and efficient cooperation between Ukraine and the EU, as well as the powerful support of the Presidents of the European Commission and the European Council, the European Commissioners and the member-states.
Ukraine to create own low-cost air company, - infrastructure minister
Ukrainian and foreign investors can create the domestic low-cost air carrier; infrastructure minister Volodymyr Omelyan told that Segodnya newspaper in the interview.
Volker to visit Ukraine again in few days
​U.S. special envoy Kurt Volker is going to visit Ukraine again; the official is coming to Kyiv in the next few days.
Poroshenko urges EU to take down roaming charges for Ukrainians
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko thinks that it is important to assume the joint measures with the European Union to take down the roaming charges between Ukraine and the European countries. Also, he noted the importance of the integration to the digital single market of the European Union. He claimed this at the press conference on the result of the meeting with the President of the European Council Donald Tusk and the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker within the Ukraine-EU Summit as the press service of the Ukrainian president reported.
President: Ukraine will build a new ammunition plant
Significant part of budgetary overfulfillment will be allocated to the defense and security sector, as stated by President Petro Poroshenko in the NSDC meeting. The President offered to build an ammunition plant.
Russian gas transit via Ukraine deterrent against Moscow’s aggression - Naftogaz
Naftogaz CEO Andriy Kobolev says transit shipments of Russian natural gas via the Ukrainian gas transport system (GTS) is one of the factors holding back Russian aggression against Ukraine.
Ukraine’s defense minister, NATO strategic counselors meet in Kyiv
Ukraine’s defense minister Stepan Poltorak and NATO officials met in the Ukrainian capital for a discussion about further cooperation and the latest developments in defense reform in this country. The Ukrainian official posted that on Facebookon Tuesday.
Lutsenko: Prosecutor’s General Office preparing a case against Kernes
The Prosecutor’s General Office of Ukraine is filing a case against mayor of Kharkiv Hennadiy Kernes as to illegal allocation of land, Yuriy Lutsenko told in an evening parliamentary session of Verkhovna Rada, broadcasted by 112.UA Channel.
Russia can deport four million Ukrainians in response for Ukraine’s biometric control
Russia will take measures in response to tightening the rules of entry to Ukraine, which can be considered a visa regime. This was stated by first deputy head of the Federation Council for Defense and Security Frants Klintsevich, reports RIA News.
NATO to keep watch over Russia-Belarus military drills, - Stoltenberg
​NATO will keep watch over Russia and Belarus joint military drills, scheduled for September. This was announced by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in his interview for 112 International Insight.
No deal at G20 summit. Putin to continue messing with world
Discussion of Russian aggression in Ukraine at the G20 summit in Hamburg was announced well in advance, both by the White House, the Elysee Palace, the office of the Federal Chancellor of Germany, and the Kremlin. After a long pause, the Russian-Ukrainian war was finally brought to the highest world level of discussion.