President: Subway construction in Dnipro is a symbol of our cooperation with the European Union
In the course of the working trip to Dnipropetrovsk region, President Petro Poroshenko visited the subway construction site in Dnipro.
Ukrainian Cabinet prepares to make a decision on Donbas blockade
At its next meeting, the Cabinet of Ministers will consider the issue of trade arrangements with the uncontrolled territories in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions. This was stated by the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, Arsen Avakov, in an interview on TSN on Sunday evening, February 26th.
Lithuania has requested that the U.S. military's deployment in the country be permanent
Linas Linkevičius, head of the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry, said that the country considers the constant presence of American troops in their territory necessary, and that this request has already been expressed to the US authorities.
Ukroboronprom opened official office in Abu Dhabi
State Concern Ukroboronprom has opened official office in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates). This was reported by the press service of the concern.
Artemenko plans to visit US and continue to draw attention to Crimean issue
People's Deputy Andriy Artemenko said he plans to visit the US and continue to draw attention to the decision of the Crimean issue. He stated this during a press conference on February 27. 112 Ukraine TV Channel led the broadcast.
German Family That Settled In Siberia Reportedly Leaves Russia
A German family with 10 children that settled in Siberia has reportedly returned to Germany just months after moving to Russia.
EU Council approves suspension mechanism of visa-free regime
European Union Council adopted a resolution at the meeting on Monday providing for the suspension of the visa-free regime for third countries.
Chubarov: The liberation of the Donbas and the Crimea are not separate issues
The matter of the liberation of the Crimea and the libaration of the Donbas must not be separated from each other; a single formula for recovering the territorial integrity of Ukraine is needed, as stated by MP Refat Chubarov, Leader of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, while speaking at the international forum “Crimea under occupation: consequences for Ukraine and the world”.
Merkel's ally: NATO should confront Russia from a position of strength
Germany must increase defense expenditures to be able to, jointly with its NATO allies, oppose Russia from a position of strength, Chairman of the Christian Democrats Party in the Bundestag Volker Kauder said, Deutsche Welle reported.
Media: Ukrainian volunteer battalions took control of Donetsk filtration plant
The Ukrainian Volunteer Army, formerly known as the Ukrainian Volunteer Corps Right Sector with no official affiliation with the Ukrainian military, captured the Donetsk filtration plant, which supplies drinking water to cities and towns located on both sides of the demarcation line.
Russia to deploy anti-aircraft missile systems in occupied Crimea
The Russian Navy will deploy Buk anti-aircraft missile systems in occupied Crimea. The Black Sea Fleet headquarters said that the principal desicion of Buks deployment have been already taken, reports Izvestia.
Candidate for prime minister of Netherlands said he would throw away EU-Ukraine agreement
The representative of Christian-democratic political party of Netherlands (Christian Democratic Appeal, CDA) Sybrand Buma during the TV debates on Sunday, February 26, on the eve of national elections which will take place on March 15, stated that he would trow the bill on ratification of EU-Ukraine association to the wastepaper basket if he becomes Prime Minister. This was reported by EUobserver.